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LOTRO Legendarium: LOTRO’s history in 2020 and hopes for 2021

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Just as how Sam and Frodo experienced depths of despair and heights of hope in their journey to Mount Doom, Lord of the...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2’s 2020 year in review

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2019 was a rough year for Guild Wars 2. Its studio, ArenaNet, suffered sizable layoffs, and lost game directors Mike O’Brien and...
Really inactive.

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO stories of 2020

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Here's a fun question for you: What's the difference between the biggest surprises of a year and the biggest stories of the year? The answer,...

PAX hopes to return in 2021 with a full slate of conventions

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While it certainly wasn't the greatest tragedy of 2020, the cancelation of numerous game trade shows and conventions was felt among fans who enjoyed...
We should really go somewhere specific.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 289: Microsoft and Bethesda sitting in a tree

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Justin and Bree discuss Microsoft's acquisition of ZeniMax and Bethsoft, Fallout 76, Conan Exiles, Elder Scrolls Online, Echo of Soul, Phantasy Star Online 2, Final Fantasy XVI, and Crowfall, with adventures in WoW and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on FOMO marketing tactics in MMOs.

PAX Online 2020: Pantheon, Ashes of Creation, Amazon, and Crowfall devs on the future of online games

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What could online gaming look like going forward? That was the overall topic discussed by a number of devs as part of in...

PAX Online 2020: Destiny’s Sword lets players roll characters in free-to-play demo

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When last we checked in on Destiny's Sword, it was back in June, when 2Dogs Games admitted that COVID-19 had slowed the game's...
Let the dead bury their dead, they will come out in droves.

Massively Overthinking: Contemplating the never-ending summer of not-E3

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A couple of weeks back, I was reading a piece on RPS that jokingly lamented the way the game reveals of this summer have...

Valorant is selling a series of skins that turn your weapons into dragons for a total of $100

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Sure, you could shoot foes in Valorant with boring guns like a pleb, or you could have tiny yet grumpy dragons cough at...
No, you don't get to be awful here.

The MOP Up: Roblox players spend over $1.5 billion to date

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With a record-breaking haul of $100 million in May, Roblox crossed the $1.5 billion threshold in terms of the game's revenue to date....

MMO Business Roundup: PAX Online, PAX Aus, games for ADHD, Epic’s $17B valuation

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Welcome back to another quick roundup of video games business and industry news that bumps into our little old MMO genre over here. PAX: PAX...

Perfect Ten: The most fun pre-launch MMO runs

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You know what's really fun? The build-up to an MMO's release, especially when you're really invested in that particular game. Some of my fondest...

Destiny’s Sword offers up a new PvP demo, blames its radio silence on the pandemic

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Do you recall Destiny's Sword? It's a tactical MMO that plays like X-Com but has a metagame where players have to also consider...

Gaming events and patches are delayed, games taken offline to support Black Lives Matter protests

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The PC Gaming Show that was scheduled for Saturday has been postponed a week, PC Gamer announced last night. It'll run June 13th...

Survival MMO Population Zero has formally launched into Steam early access

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Actiony survival sandbox MMORPG Population Zero has officially opened for business on Steam as an early access title this afternoon. As we've...

LOTRO Legendarium: Wells of Langflood, River-hobbits, and free questing

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With major content updates only coming to Lord of the Rings Online two or three times a year now, it's a big deal...

GDC Summer, Dota 2’s The International, and Fortnite’s World Cup suffer fresh setbacks thanks to the pandemic

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More bad news for gaming convention-goers and esports fans: Everything is canceled. OK, not everything, but a lot. And not canceled, but postponed or...

Population Zero, which launches next week, recaps its development journey in new vid

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We first started covering the survival scifi MMO Population Zero all the way back in December 2018, but in truth, the game...

PAX West 2020 is still tentatively on amid COVID-19 while GameStop re-opens

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Just yesterday on the podcast we were saying that there was no way PAX West was going to happen this year, at least...

PWE co-op shooter Remnant: From the Ashes’ upcoming DLC will add a roguelike survival mode

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A new challenge is on the horizon for players of Remnant: From the Ashes. Assuming you're willing to pay the ten spot for...

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