‘PvP tactical RPG’ Champions Tactics Grimoria Chronicles is Ubisoft’s next foray into blockchain gaming

Do you remember when Ubisoft tried to force NFTs into Ghost Recon: Breakpoint and it ended in a massive bellyflop? Do you also remember...

Ragnarok Online has a mobile play-to-earn NFT version called Ragnarok Labyrinth NFT

Gravity Games, the studio behind Ragnarok Online and its many, many, many different variations, has released another version of the MMO through its Gravity...

Independence Day’s Roland Emmerich announces Space Nation MMORPG: It’s another token-encrusted NFT game

Movie fans no doubt know the name "Roland Emmerich," a blockbuster director who made a household name for himself by destroying the earth on...
Guess who's back. Back again.

Perfect Ten: The most regrettable MMO studio names

The name of a studio has no bearing on the game's quality. You might disagree and point to a game you were more inclined...

MMO dev Richard Garriott’s Explorers Club joins search for missing submersible at the site of the Titanic

As part of our 2021 recap, we counted among our "weirdest stories" articles representing the weirdest things MMO developer Richard Garriott did that weren't,...

MMOs You’ve Never Heard of: Solarpunk, Hyperspace, and Dawnlands

Welcome back to another run-through of some new-to-us MMOs and MMO-adjacent titles that we (and presumably you) have never heard of. If you have,...

The Daily Grind: What’s the worst guild you’ve ever been in?

Friends, I saw a horrific tweet the other day about - and I am not making this up - a "pay-to-earn gaming guild," and...

Gameforge’s DMCA filing took the Magic to Master Kickstarter down, alleging stolen Metin2 assets

We return to the bizarre and spiraling story of Magic to Master, an old Korean MMORPG brought to Kickstarter by Hungarian studio Laniatus. We're...

The Magic to Master mess devolved into DMCA abuse as Laniatus promises launch ‘regardless of Kickstarter’

We've been trying real hard not to have to write about this game again, but here we are back touching base on the Magic...

The Magic to Master Kickstarter fiasco has become a scandal over Idea Fabrik, Hero Engine, and The Repopulation

Last week, we reported on the dubious Kickstarter of studio Laniatus' MMO Magic to Master, an old MMO being brought back from the dead...
They'll let anyone be a primal these days.

Vague Patch Notes: Why we should evaluate MMO systems based on how they break

Back before Final Fantasy XIV's reboot launched, Naoki Yoshida talked about how the developers had plans to make certain primals be world bosses. Players...

Life is Feudal MMO returns under new management – and a testing subscription fee

For those who don't remember Life is Feudal, it was a medieval-style simulator that was most notable for spawning multiple versions: an MMO, a...
Shame, shame, shame.

Richard Garriott’s NFT-based MMO, Iron & Magic, appears to have vanished already

About a year ago, we first covered a new MMO, Iron & Magic, which was pitched as an NFT-based game with Richard Garriott at the...

Whatever happened to Legends of Aria aka Britaria? (2023 edition)

We turn our gaze away for just a little bit and suddenly a tire fire has sprung forth, and that tire fire is named...

Ubisoft is trying to get in on the NFT racket for a second time with Assassin’s Creed ‘smart collectibles’

In December 2021, Ubisoft joined myriad other companies in trying to drive the NFT craze to the mainstream when it launched Ubisoft Quartz, an...

MMO Business Roundup: Krafton and Nexon break records in Q1 2023, Ubisoft lays off 60 workers

We're continuing our May roundup of MMO and gaming business news, which means it's time for Business Kitty to make her comeback as well...

Square-Enix FY2022: Revenues decline as company remains ‘aggressive’ on blockchain

We continue with the near-endless march of financial reports out of gaming companies in May, and this one is another biggie, as Square-Enix has...

Little Orbit’s ‘Web 2.5’ platform that lets players sell digital creations is just another blockchain pitch

Last August, Little Orbit, the studio that's known to MMO players as the stewards for APB: Reloaded and Fallen Earth, talked up its blockchain...

Eden Eternal has relaunched with a side order of NFTs and a delay on Steam

It's re-launch day for Eden Eternal, and if you haven't been following along, well sit back because we're about to do a recap, and...
Fandaniel is a bad person, don't be like Fandaniel.

Square-Enix claps hands with a blockchain game platform that ‘hides web3 technology under the hood’

At this point, game publishers and developers are likely wise to the fact that the vast majority of gamers don't want, like, or need...