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Wizardry Online fans hope to ‘resurrect’ the permadeath dungeon crawler

Despite an impressive RPG pedigree that stretches back decades, the Wizardry franchise faltered when it came to breaking into the MMORPG market. Wizardry...

Old School RuneScape’s Deadman Spring Final PvP tourney gets ganked by bugs

The Deadman Spring Finals -- Old School RuneScape's regularly held PvP tournament which pits 2,000 players against one another for a $20k cash...

Age of Conan adds semi-permadeath mode, badges, and new race/class combos

It's time to pull Age of Conan out of "maintenance mode" status and back into active development, because Funcom just dropped an...
Perhaps not.

Survived By passes away on April 19

Sad news for fans of Survived By today, as the game has announced that it is ending development and planning for a full...

Perfect Ten: Hit franchises that were almost made into MMORPGs

For my money, there are few more tantalizing and agonizing thoughts than the great "What Ifs?" of the MMO genre. What if one title...

The Stream Team: How long can you last in Survived By?

Just how long can you last in the permadeath Survived By? This is a question that Massively OP's MJ feels needs answering... again. Beta...

Town of Salem suffers database breach, compromising user data

The developers of indie deceit-and-deduction game Town of Salem received an unwelcome surprise upon returning from their holiday vacations, when they were informed...

Digital Extremes’ retro OARPG Survived By has hit early access

One of the nifty things on the way under Warframe developer Digital Extremes' publishing banner is Survived By, a retro permadeath bullet-hell...
We're not counting your game dying as death here.

Perfect Ten: The big book of MMORPG death mechanics

Video games will kill your characters. It's inevitable. I still faintly remember my younger brother's first video game death, when he ran full-tilt into...

Massively on the Go: Our guide to legendary and EX raiding in Pokemon Go

It's a bit odd to say this about a Pokemon game, but raiding in Pokemon Go is kind of a big deal. Multiplayer has always...

Battle Bards Episode 128: Seaside port

Why not sail up to our dock and tie your ship to ours for an hour? The Battle Bards return for another great episode...

Global Chat: Why Wizardry Online’s permadeath was a good idea

Here's an MMO and a feature both long since deceased: Wizardry Online and permadeath. Yet as JVT Workshop argues, it was an...

Hardcore ‘MMOPEG’ sandbox Codename Reality has failed to fund on Kickstarter, vows to continue

Just about a month ago, we covered a brand-new Kickstarter from a brand-new MMORPG called Codename Reality. Actually, European developer Orode Productions...

Legends of Aria plays around with permadeath during today’s event

You might recall that one of the original tenants of Shards Online -- now Legends of Aria -- was the ability for players...
Let's try not being dead today.

Legends of Aria eyes October for Steam early access

The Legends of Aria team sounds as if it has a lot on its plate right now. The team posted a road...

Play as a spider or dragon in Trials of Ascension: Exile’s early access

While we may only faintly remember Trials of Ascension: Exile for a pair of failed Kickstarter campaigns back in 2015, the hardcore...

‘MMOPEG’ Codename Reality seeks half a million Kickstarter bucks to ‘redefine the MMO genre’

If immersion and realism are what you crave in a new MMORPG, take a look at Codename Reality, another new game in our...

Grab a Survived By closed beta key from Digital Extremes and MOP [All gone!]

Digital Extremes' retro permadeath/bullet-hell MMO Survived By entered closed beta yesterday and rolled out a patch with a new 10-man raid, hardmode...

Digital Extremes’ retro permadeath MMO Survived By has entered closed beta

Digital Extremes has officially launched Survived By into closed beta today, accompanied by a hefty patch including a new 10-man raid, hardmode...

Jukebox Heroes: Six more groovy tunes from MMOs you’ve never played

As an MMO music collector, I've gathered some really obscure soundtracks over the years, including ones from games that people don't even remember existing,...

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