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Desert Oasis: First impressions of Black Desert’s new Guardian class

Remember that Futurama episode where Fry, Kip, and Zaf Branbigan got stranded on a planet full of amazons and were sentenced to death...

Black Desert Guardian pre-creation has begun on PC as the Dark Knight snags succession skills

It's patch day across Black Desert! Really, there are so many versions, it's almost always patch day for Black Desert. Here's what's on...

Choose My Adventure: The juggling act of Black Desert Mobile’s many advancement systems

Last week’s edition of Choose My Adventure had me genuinely impressed by how much stuff I had to manage in Black Desert...
Not so close.

Global Chat: How fast should combat be in MMOs?

The speed of combat engagements in MMORPGs -- as rare as they may be -- was the topic du jour on a couple of...

Massively Overthinking: The best MMOs of the decade

A few years back, we did a cheeky Massively Overthinking about our five favorite MMORPGs of all time. It was quite a...
Technically this is sort of a BDO thing, but they don't treat race like it'a separate thing, so whatever.

Do you want to build a snowman? You can starting today in Black Desert

Do you want to build a snowman? Head on over to Winter Wonderland in Black Desert. PC players this week are being...

Guild wars come to Black Desert Mobile in today’s PvP-centric update

If Tuesday patch day feels weird to you for Black Desert Mobile still, then we get you - Wednesday's been the day for...

Choose My Adventure: Black Desert Mobile is absolutely crammed with stuff

This first-ever edition of Choose My Portable Adventure was more hotly contested than I was expecting. By the narrowest of margins – six votes,...

Black Desert PS4 will release the Valkyrie class and Awakening on January 9

Aw yeah, the console versions of Black Desert are slowly getting class parity with the PC version, bless them. Hot on the heels...
Uh.

Black Desert announces the arrival of the Kunoichi to the Xbox on January 8

Sure, the Ninja class in Black Desert on the Xbox is fun, but like all the classes in the game, it's gender-locked to...

The Daily Grind: What’s an MMO dealbreaker for you?

The other day, our office chat lit up with a lively debate over the virtues and drawbacks of Black Desert. Some praised its...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2020

All right, 2019. We're done with you. We're moving on. We're in a whole new decade. We've got a brand-new year full of new...

Desert Oasis: Fun things to do in Black Desert in 2020

With the new decade upon us, I think it's a good time to do some goal-setting for the upcoming decade. I might be biased...

Leaderboard: What was the best new MMO or online game of 2019?

Let's be honest: The last time a brand-new MMORPG really deserved a GOTY was when Black Desert ran away with it. This is...

Black Desert news: Mobile’s Node War pre-season, PS4’s Altar of Blood, and PC’s content update preview

Every edition of Black Desert has something new to show off heading into 2020, whether it's the start of the Node War in...

Battle Bards Episode 159: Black Desert revisited

It’s a return to a soundtrack that, over the past couple of years, experienced a lavish remastry. This week, the Battle Bards explore the...
Big time.

Perfect Ten: The best MMO updates and expansions of 2019

The down side of doing these columns at the end of the year every year is that there's a certain challenge of writing the...

MassivelyOP’s Weirdest MMO Stories of 2019: Black Desert’s unusual spokeswoman

Today we're kicking off our countdown of Massively OP's weirdest MMORPG stories of 2019! Coming in at #5 on our list is...

Steam’s top sellers of 2019 include several MMORPGs and MMOs

Steam's top sellers list for 2019 is out, and sitting prominently among the big money makers for the digital storefront are a number...

Fight or Kite: Totally reasonable expectations for PvP MMORPGs in 2020

A new year is upon us, and I am especially excited this time around. The past few calendar swap-outs have been pretty stale from...

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