Battle of the betas: Tarisland enters second closed beta as Pax Dei kicks off Home Valley test

What are the chances that two big MMORPGs start key testing on exactly the same 24-hour period? Well, I don't know, but it's definitely...
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The next PAX East is scheduled for March 21 to 24 in 2024

It would behoove someone to make sure that PAX as a convention is not run by Dracula from Castlevania. It's basically the same thing,...

Pax Dei announces ‘Home Valley’ alpha for next week, focusing on player housing

During its stream this afternoon, Mainframe Industries announced that it's kicking off the "first large-scale" alpha for sandbox MMORPG Pax Dei. It's set to...

The Game Archaeologist: Firefall, an MMO tragedy about more than just a bus

Back when I first started writing for Massively and was energetic enough to go on trips to trade shows, I hit up a PAX...

Pax Dei demos its extensive character creator in new video as players await alpha date

Mainframe Industries isn't telling us when Pax Dei's alpha is coming, but it is talking about something today: YOUR FACE. OK, really it's your character's...

Pax Dei discusses classless characters, consensual PvP, and grueling corpse recovery post-death

Last summer, the devs of sandbox MMO Pax Dei asked players for "patience" regarding an alpha date and promised more info about the PvE...

Fae Farm drums up launch hype with a PAX West appearance, community event, and launch trailer

Cozy life sim gaming fans are now less than two weeks away from the full release of Fae Farm, which naturally means that developer...

Sandbox MMORPG Pax Dei holds back on a date for alpha, plans testing timeline in the fall

Hotly anticipated MMORPG sandbox Pax Dei has been dishing out videos, screenshots, and mechanics FAQs in Discord, but the one thing it's not doing...

Pax Dei shares pictures of its first dungeon and breaks down gameplay mechanics of its world map

Last week we plumbed the depths of Pax Dei's FAQ, which provided some extremely in-depth information about many of the game's overall mechanics. This...

Mainframe’s Pax Dei is trying to revitalize the classic MMORPG sandbox in a big way

At this past weekend's PC Gaming Show, Mainframe Infustries' gorgeous MMO Pax Dei was one of the major stars, even if you're not an...

Massively Overthinking: Are we in an ‘MMO hype vacuum’?

James "MMO Folklorist" Crosby recently penned a piece using a term that seems so apt I feel we should all adopt it: the MMO...

Pax Dei demos nighttime housing gameplay, teases ‘high-stakes PvP’ and PvP building

Earlier this week, the devs of upcoming sandbox MMORPG Pax Dei posted a video and FAQ all about the game's buildable housing. Now, Mainframe...

Pax Dei elaborates on its sandbox housing and building systems – check out the new video

Pax Dei's reveal at the top of March was a surprise of the welcome sort for fans of immersive fantasy sandbox MMOs, as studio...
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Vague Patch Notes: E3 is gone, but it’s only half a victory

So E3 is dead, and we've already shared some of our thoughts on the matter earlier this week. But as someone who literally wrote...
Oh good.

E3 2023 has officially been cancelled

This probably isn't going to come as a surprise to anyone, but it's still a significant announcement. E3 2023 has been cancelled outright according...
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PAX East 2023: Wayfinder unveils new character, battle pass plans, and April closed beta testing

As we reported before, the co-op rogue-lite title Wayfinder was headed to this year's PAX East for demoing and a panel. That panel has...
Here's hoping!

PAX East 2023: Final Fantasy XIV’s Naoki Yoshida teases crossover with Final Fantasy XVI

With Final Fantasy XVI on the way, it makes logical sense that people would ask producer and director Naoki Yoshida if Final Fantasy XIV would...

For Science: Crit-Rate is another survey-driven attempt to match gamer personalities to games

I have to admit I almost deleted the press release for this story without reading it, but my finger twitched, and let me tell...
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Wayfinder, still wrapped in NDAs, drops new trailer ahead of PAX demo and panel

As part of its press promo yesterday, Airship Syndicate dropped a new video for Wayfinder, its upcoming PvE-centric multiplayer shooter, and yes, there's a...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 412: It’s a mad, mad, Mad World

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, Embers Adrift, Mad World, Pax Dei, and Blue Protocol, with adventures in LOTRO, AdventureQuest 3D, and No Man's Sky, plus a mailbag topic on Tabula Rasa.