Final Fantasy XIV launches behind-the-scenes Shadowbringers retrospective

The PAX East panel for Final Fantasy XIV will be streaming live on Saturday, February 29th. No, Square-Enix will not be attending the convention, but...
Medusa Oblongata

Coronavirus fears knock out more PAX East exhibitors, but GDC will go on as planned

Hi-Rez Studios and That Game Company have become the latest game studios to back out of PAX East 2020, which begins today. "After some internal...
Half man. Half beard. Another half beard.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 260: New World needs new ideas

Justin and Bree discuss Project Nova, Final Fantasy XIV, PAX East and the coronavirus, WoW subs, New World, and Daybreak, with mailbag topics on positive MMO stories, rogue servers, binge listening, and sandboxes.
Hooray, no shouting LFG for hours, that's enticing.

EA becomes the latest studio to back out of a con over coronavirus concerns

This week's Boston-based PAX East has already felt the effects of multiple companies, from Sony to Square Enix, backing out over coronavirus fears -...
Bring the light

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.2 in review – the content

All right, here's the deal. Every time we get a new patch, I wind up finding that I have two of these columns' worth...
Like this, but colder.

The mayor of Boston asks Sony to reconsider withdrawing from PAX East

Sony announced on rather short notice that the company would not be attending PAX East 2020 which kicks off on Friday, citing concerns about...

Square Enix has canceled most of its Final Fantasy XIV and FFXI PAX East festivities over the coronavirus

Whether or not you think the Coronavirus scare is overblown, it's been impacting launches, ports, and conventions for the last month. The latest such...
Zero, zero, zero, Ted Danson.

Interview: Population Zero devs on the May Steam launch, buy-to-play, and PvP philosophy

Survival MMORPG Population Zero is officially launching on Steam in early May, Enplex Games announced today. As part of the reveal, the studio's also...

Massively Uplifting: Saving lives and wildlife, studios and gamers start 2020 with compassion and charity

A new year has begun, and many folks are looking ahead to a better 2020. And who might be making it better? Gamers! Many...
Minnesota is hard done by here.

Guild Wars 2 just gave the most far-reaching core content preview we’ve seen in ages

ArenaNet heard you wanted more communication, and now, that's exactly what you're getting. Guild Wars 2's new-ish Content Design Lead, Andrew Gray, has chimed...
Can't get there from here.

Final Fantasy XIV outlines its panel and booth presence for PAX East 2020

It looks like PAX East 2020 will not be one of the biggest focal points for Final Fantasy XIV news; it will be happening shortly...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2’s 2019 year in review, from Icebrood Saga to the future

The first half of 2019 was a rough time to be a Guild Wars 2 fan. It wasn’t without its bright spots, but it...
Like a boss.

The Final Fantasy XI fan gathering is actually happening on February 27

It almost seemed like the rumor of a fan gathering for Final Fantasy XI was too good to be true for fans of the game....
Friends now.

Vague Patch Notes: A look behind the magic at Massively Overpowered

Here we are on another Thanksgiving holiday, and as with every year, one of the big things I'm thankful for is that I've now...

Preview: Dual Universe demos alpha 2’s player economy, solar system, and space stations

You know that feeling when you follow a game's development and it just keeps getting better and better? I don't mean the promises of...
Bart, stop creating a diversion!

Vague Patch Notes: Do video games really need trade shows anymore?

The past few years have seen some really big seismic shifts in the game industry. In the time that I've been working here alone,...

Elder Scrolls Online’s Dragonhold DLC hits the PTS on September 16

Elder Scrolls Online is pushing onward to the biggest release of the season: the Dragonhold DLC. And today's blog post from ZeniMax offers a...

PAX West 2019: Examining mental health and community in upcoming MMO Destiny’s Sword

Eager players packed the Washington State Convention Center at this year's PAX West, each greeted with games ranging from high-profile triple-A titles to more...

PAX West 2019: A first dip into Elder Scroll Online’s Dragonhold DLC

The Elder Scrolls Online community event in Seattle at this year's PAX West was one of many firsts for me. For one, this was the...

PAX West 2019: Elder Scrolls Online’s Rich Lambert on performance, LFG, and dragons

"Oh man! A new Skyrim!?" proclaimed an eager con-goer as I waited outside The First & Bell in Seattle. As I entered, the venue...