obsidian entertainment

Studio known to MMO players primarily for Skyforge.

Guild Wars 2 Secrets of the Obscure: The Realm of Dreams episode launches February 27

The third quarterly chunk of Guild Wars 2's Secrets of the Obscure finally has a name and a date: It's called The Realm of...

Skyforge devs promise that ‘development of Skyforge continues’ in spite of long silence

It's been a disturbing long time since we heard much out of Skyforge - it's been two months since a Discord update and a...
Do you hear what I hear?

The MOP Up: How about Final Fantasy XI’s new Vana’Bout?

Final Fantasy XI had a busy week with a November patch, that "includes changes to foes in Normal and Intense Ambuscades, a new battlefield...

The MOP Up: Dark Age of Camelot sees ‘incredible RvR’ thanks to Halloween event

Don't count an old horse out of the race just yet. Dark Age of Camelot said that its currently running Crossroads Covenant event is...

Skyforge begins Season 8 of its PvP Pantheon Wars for Xbox players

The latest season of GvG PvP in Skyforge is underway, only this time it's starting specifically for Xbox players, who will get to slay...

MMO Business Roundup: MY.GAMES’ CEO, Valve’s antitrust fine, and research on China’s gaming regulations

Welcome back to another quick roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent business news. Numbers numbers numbers. In fact, this edition has the whole trifecta: business,...

The MOP Up: World of Warcraft’s mighty banhammer strikes once more

World of Warcraft announced that it banned 145,566 accounts in August, saying, "All of these actions were for cheating or exploitation, which primarily result...

Skyforge begins the Demon Invasion season on Switch and reruns its summer event on all platforms

There are still a few more weeks left in the summertime season, and that means there's racing to be had once again in Skyforge,...

New World kicks off the Siege of Sulfur event on August 30

New World's ongoing season is pushing forward with yet another event: Siege of Sulfur. The event will have you taking on sulfur elementals on...

Massively Overthinking: Do you strive to be ‘rich’ in MMORPGs?

Last week, we did a Daily Grind about living our best lives in MMOs, doing things in video games we wish we could do...

New World’s Luck of the Bones event has begun this morning with the 2.03 patch

New World players are waking up this morning to the game's latest patch, and while it's not a colossal one, it's still worth noting. The...

New World’s Luck of the Bones portal-summoning event looks somehow familiar

If you're starting to feel a little sluggish about New World's current season, fear not because Amazon is preparing a little pick-me-up in the...

The MOP Up: Spellcraft changes course after a disappointing preseason

Spellcraft explained why it didn't hold a promised preseason event last month, saying, "In our last update we signaled our intent to run another...

MMO Business Roundup: SEGA’s layoffs, Diablo Immortal’s fines, and MY.GAMES’ Middle East ambitions

Welcome back to another quick roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent gaming industry news! SEGA: Sega's issued yet another round of layoffs this week, slashing 121...

The MOP Up: Magic the Gathering Arena jumps the gun on Steam

While we were all led to believe that Magic the Gathering Arena was coming to Steam this fall -- mostly because investors were told...

Skyforge reruns its Days of Glory event with new rewards and familiar activities

Are you ready to once again face robot ghosts from the past? Then you're ready for another round of the Days of Glory event...

Skyforge marks its eighth birthday with prophecies to solve and outfits to collect

It's time for another Aelion Day - aka the anniversary event of Skyforge - for players of the MMORPG across all platforms, and this...

Skyforge kicks off Season 8 of Pantheon Wars for PC and PlayStation players

PvP'ing players of Skyforge who are on PlayStation and PC, your time to shine has arrived: The eighth season of Pantheon Wars is now...

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations kick off in War Thunder, World of Tanks, and Skyforge

St. Patrick's Day might not be the most impressive of holidays from an MMORPG and multiplayer gaming standpoint (there are many more interesting ideas...

The MOP Up: Wolcen comes to consoles

Action RPG Wolcen is expanding its realms this week as it jumps to consoles on March 15th. Maybe it's time to check out this...