Raph Koster’s ‘modern sandbox MMO’ is teasing concept art for the first time

Back in 2019, veteran MMO developer Raph Koster announced he was finally making a new MMO. In the ensuing two years, he's raised millions...

Palia announces alpha test plans for sometime in the first half of 2022

We're all just going to have to accept that game devs are going to use Discord as a means to disseminate news. That's where...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most chill MMO for when you want to relax?

Even as the video game industry keeps trying to go bigger, more epic, and more bombastic in its games, I've noticed that there's this...

Palia promises plenty of customization for characters and homes in Twitter thread

We all know that customization is the true endgame in MMOs, but just how much of that will be present in Palia, the in-development...

Palia offers tantalizing glimpses of gameplay, posts pre-alpha infographic

Can you tell that we're absolutely ravenous for any and all information about Palia? The upcoming life simulator MMORPG has proven kind of stingy...

Palia wraps up the pre-alpha test you didn’t get to play

What happens when the announcement of your game draws far, far more interest than you have actual room for in your testing program? A...

Palia shares more key character details and a peaceful outdoor scene

Followers of the upcoming self-described community simulation MMO Palia are likely eager to get any new details they can get out of the developing...

Betawatch: Magic Legends gets discarded

The past few weeks we've usually wound up slipping into more depressing beta news toward the end, but this time it's just going front...

Palia’s latest investment round nets $30M as pre-alpha invites – all 200 of them – begin

Palia's reveal last month had the MMO and MMO-adjacent communities abuzz with delight over the cutesy simulation MMO, including ours. In our article on...

Palia gears up for pre-alpha test, reveals key characters

I'm sure that more than a few of us in the MMORPG community are crossing our fingers that we get invited to the upcoming...

Palia devs say pre-alpha will be under NDA, won’t talk monetization except to rule out crowdfunding ‘at this time’

On this week's podcast, Justin, Carlo, and I argued over how to say Palia. The Singularity 6 devs have settled it: It's PAY-lee-ah. That's just...

Betawatch: We want us some Palia

Palia! It exists! We got a whole preview for it, and it looks wonderful, and people will not stop telling us about it and...

Palia is a new ‘community simulation MMO’ from former Blizzard and Riot devs

A few weeks ago, I attended a press event for a new game assuming I would not be impressed by the offerings. Instead, I...