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Leaderboard: So, is RIFT next?

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Gamigo, which just bought the studio behind Wizard101 and Pirate101, cleaned house yesterday, purging multiple MMORPGs that it acquired during its past acquisitions...

Eden Eternal becomes the third MMORPG Gamigo killed off today

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Right about now, a whole bunch of Gamigo MMORPGs are wishing they had to deal with only server merges. That's because Gamigo's now...

The MOP Up: Apex Legends Mobile is on the way

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The multi-platform hit Apex Legends is finally making the jump to mobile. Droid Gamers reported that Tencent and Respawn are working on a...

Massively Overthinking: Do you need to be the hero in MMOs?

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MMORPG developer Raph Koster recently tweeted that he'd had a "debate with some devs who asserted that videogames require the player to be...

Nexon saw a record 2020 revenue haul thanks to MapleStory and FIFA

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With an emphasis on MapleStory's continuing success and a push into "new markets," Nexon settled out 2020 rather well for itself. Its

The Stream Team: The Tide Turns is the real finale of DDO’s pirate saga

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Massively OP's MJ may have said that last time was the last time for DDO's pirate saga. However, today is the real last...

RuneScape improves various teleportation methods and adds a Valentine’s Day-themed heist

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It's a new week in the world of Gielinor and that means it's time for another weekly newsletter from RuneScape. This week, the...

Sea of Thieves’ first season has arrived with a new voyage type and LTM

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Season one of Sea of Thieves' new business-and-content model has officially arrived today. Here's hoping this take lasts long than that whole "

Dual Universe offers up a detailed look at its upcoming mission system

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Making money in Dual Universe requires a bit more legwork than most MMO players might be used to, particularly since traders need to...

Pirates of the Burning Sea wants to make new content and break up the pirate faction

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With some of the more critical infrastructure issues addressed, free-to-play Pirates of the Burning Sea is now sailing into the waters of
Well, I guess.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 306: Money makes the MMOs go ’round

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Justin and Bree discuss Pantheon, the KingsIsle and Jagex buyouts, World of Warcraft, Star Trek Online, and Guild Wars 2, with adventures in WoW, LOTRO, and SWG Legends, plus mailbox topics on underwater combat and choosing between MMO subs.

Sea of Thieves elaborates on upcoming seasons content in new video and update posts

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Back in December, the devs of Sea of Thieves released a news bulletin video that, among other things, talked about seasons, which...

Fight or Kite: Sea of Thieves made me feel like a pirate

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In the long running debate between who would win in a fight between pirates and ninjas, I’ve always fallen on the side of the...

Following Gamigo buyout, Wizard101 keeps monetization and Pirate101 might resume development

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Earlier this week, we covered the surprising news that Media and Games Invest, whose chief subsidiary is Gamigo and which is run by Gamigo's...

The Stream Team: Wrapping up the Blood Tide Pirate adventures in Dungeons & Dragons Online

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The Blood Tide pirates in DDO just don't want to give up! They've apparently got some wild notion that they can become the...

Perfect Ten: The 10 types of MMO loot I’m always thrilled to get

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Loot's not something that I see discussed much these days among MMO players. It's probably because loot's been around since the beginning of online...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 305: Restoring faith

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Justin and Bree discuss Elite Dangerous' Odyssey delay, LOTRO's latest mishaps, Guild Wars 2 Power, Pirate101 and the KingsIsle sale, and FFXIV's Ishgard restoration, with a Daily Grind blitz and mailbag topics on WoW Shadowlands, seeing how the sausage is made, and lifeskill-centric MMOs.

The company that owns Gamigo bought out Wizard101 studio KingsIsle too

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Tis the season for selling and buying MMO companies, apparently. Adding to the Daybreak and Albion Online pile is KingsIsle Entertainment,...
was what the

Atlas patches in the ability to tame and ride dolphins

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So, is Atlas meant to be a serious nautical simulation? The answer is quite obviously no because the newest patch to the game adds...

Pirate101 players hope to save the game by flooding its servers starting January 24

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While Pirate101 isn't being targeted for shutdown, it is effectively in maintenance mode, which probably makes some long-time fans of the MMO...

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