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Everything old is... well, it's actually still old.

Star Wars: The Old Republic plans eighth anniversary and Life Day festivities

It is perhaps mildly ironic that Star Wars: The Old Republic is now getting rather old in and of itself, since the game is...
My little pony, my little pony, ahh-ahh-ahh-ahh ♪

Conan Exiles adds mounted combat and followers in tomorrow’s patch

Tomorrow, it will be time for fans of Conan Exiles to take their horses to the old town road and ride until... well,...
The back end.

Star Trek Online makes Phoenix Packs permanent while removing a daily free pack

The biggest problem you can get with exchanges between real-money currencies and in-game currencies in MMOs is when one is far more valuable than...
You're reaching, guy.

Halo: Reach remaster launches on Steam to high concurrent user numbers

That subtitle isn't a lie, folks! It turns out that when you re-release a well-known and classic multiplayer title on a new platform, people...
It was a thing.

EverQuest Online Adventures emulator updates fans on the state of the project and how fans can help

While the original EverQuest and EverQuest II are still running, the game's console edition of EverQuest Online Adventures shut down back...
Now we all feel appropriately flashy.

Final Fantasy XI introduces big shifts to Domain Invasions in December

Domain Invasions have been in Final Fantasy XI for a while, but the fact of the matter is that they just aren't as...
Happy something or other.

RuneScape shows off its holiday armor, the Christmas event, and smoother movement for December

Merry Christmas, RuneScape fans! Your holiday award this year is movement not looking horribly janky! Well... all right, your actual holiday event...

Path of Exile shares further adjustments arriving for bow skills in Conquerors of the Atlas

One of the major balance goals for Path of Exile in the Conquerors of the Atlas expansion is to make bow skills...

A Jesuit priest is trying out a Vatican Minecraft server to encourage non-toxic behavior

We're familiar with the ways that online games, even generally rather innocent ones like Minecraft, can wind up being breeding grounds for some...

Editing tags may reveal the identity of a character in the Diablo IV cinematic trailer

It's going to be a long while before we have any sort of release date for Diablo IV or anything more than scraps...
To most people, that's actual money.

Riot Games will pay $10 million to settle its ‘bro culture’ gender discrimination lawsuit

Back in August, the LA Times reported that Riot Games had agreed to settle the class-action discrimination lawsuit lodged against it. The suit...
{ Gather together. }

Rumor: An official Final Fantasy XI fan gathering is scheduled for February 27

If you're a fan of Final Fantasy XI, it's easy to feel at times like you're sort of the forgotten child. Sure, the...
Mobile spreadsheets.

EVE Echoes launches its open beta on mobile devices

It's time to keep a little piece of cutthroat space politics in your pocket wherever you go, as the open beta for EVE...
I blew things up!

Apex Legends raises the level cap substantially but adds a lot more rewards to it

You may or may not be at the old level cap for Apex Legends, but you are almost certainly not at the new...
Really, already?

Final Fantasy XIV’s next Letter from the Producer is set for December 13

If you're ready to start hearing about Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.2 already, mark your calendars for December 13th. That's when producer...
Big lizert

Heroes of the Storm rolls out Deathwing to its test server

We're so sorry, Heroes of the Storm players; the arrival of Deathwing means doom and destruction. Fortunately, it seems likely that his approach will...
Capital city.

EVE Online patches in new balance adjustments and skills for Triglavian ships

The entire Triglavian invasion in EVE Online would feel less interesting if players couldn't learn to build those ships, and the latest patch...

Battleborn is shutting down for good in January 2021

It's been about two years since Battleborn stopped receiving any updates, but at least it's still operational and playable. But not for all...
Now my stats are good!

An MMO character ‘worth’ $1.4M was sold in China for $552

So here's a fun story of people being particularly... odd. Let's go with odd. Player A, hereafter referred to as "Scrooge McDuck," spends...
It's kinda hot.

The Black Desert Online battle royale spinoff Shadow Arena places a premium on leveling your skills

If there was any MMO on the market that could break into the battle royale genre in a big way, it would seem to...