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Pirates of the Burning Sea’s new owners aim to revitalize the game after rescuing it from certain doom

City of Heroes' resurrection and preservation efforts are big news this month, but we've covered similar stories about playerbases rescuing video games from...

Perfect Ten: MMOs for puzzle lovers

Ever find yourself complaining that all of the PvE content in your MMO is nothing but shooting something in the face or chopping down...

Sea of Thieves previews fishing and cooking in new Hunter’s Call update trailer

Avast, mateys, what's that on the horizon? Could it be Sea of Thieves' anniversary update, The Hunter's Call, poised to hit the high...

‘Secret’ City of Heroes emulator operators address SCORE leak drama, rebut personal info database rumor

If you've been around the post-sunset City of Heroes community long enough, you've probably heard the rumors that there's a secret City of...

The Survivalist: Why I love survival games but refuse to touch Atlas

I love survival sandboxes. They give me that virtual world experience I'm missing from most MMOs. And I can build! So, why won't I...
Sure, great, thanks.

Atlas rolls out new public test server and ‘megapatch’ with multiple PvP and PvE modes

Wildcard's early access pirate MMO Atlas entered a new phase this past week: It's finally got a public test realm. "It’s here! Our Public...

Star Wars The Old Republic travels to a planet far too remote for an effective demonstration, don’t worry

Players in Star Wars: The Old Republic are clearly taking a tour of classic Star Wars planets in the updates leading to the...

The MOP Up: Warframe descends to Deck 12 on consoles

Warframe's Deck 12 has unlocked for console players -- and there are deep, dark secrets to be uncovered by descending to it. "Now...

Jumpgate spiritual successor Warp Nexus is ‘taking the suck out of the vacuum of space’

File this one under "did not see that coming": Developer Wyrmbyte just announced Warp Nexus, which it's dubbed a spiritual successor to Jumpgate....

EVE Evolved: EVE Online’s storyline is about to go off the rails

The most compelling stories that emerge from EVE Online are usually tales of player-based conflict, dastardly deals, and political intrigue, but the game's...

The Daily Grind: When have MMOs successfully put a clever spin on old tropes?

We can all point to the many, many video game and pop culture tropes that infest MMORPGs to both our amusement and annoyance. From...

World of Warcraft lets slip the Tides of Vengeance today

Druids, pirates, and trolls, oh my! It's patch day over at World of Warcraft, and even if this isn't one of the major...

The MOP Up: MapleStory goes to the arcade

If you're playing MapleStory, chances are that you're not too prim and proper to enjoy some goofy fun. So pop in a quarter...
All these PLAYERS wanting to DO STUFF!

Sea of Thieves’ latest update adds new mercenary voyages, buffs Merchant Alliance rewards

Be you mercenary or merchant, the latest Sea of Thieves patch has some new additions and updates that are sure to shiver your...
Intrinsic can mean lots of things.

Fortnite adds treasure maps and the best ice slide mode ever

So that new pirate theme is still creeping its way across Fortnite, continuing today with the release of 8.01 - and treasure...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 210: The spice must flow

Justin and Bree discuss Funcom's Dune, Anarchy Online's prog, Elder Scrolls Online's Wrathstone, Atlas' wipe, Guild Wars 2's layoffs, DDO's Sharn expansion, and Outlaws of the Old West, with adventures in Eldevin, LOTRO, Paragon Chat, Trove, and SWG; a mailbag question on finding laid-back MMOs; and a sponsored segment on Black Desert.

Atlas signals an incoming official server wipe along with a major milestone update

Hope you didn't get too comfortable in Atlas' early access, because these pirates are getting ready to swab the decks clean. And by...

Fortnite launches season 8, new battle pass, Save the World AMA – and contends with Apex Legends

Fortnite's season 8 is live today with a new battle pass to buy and a very Apex Legends-style feature: a ping...

Reverse Engineering: Predicting Fortnite’s earthquakes… with science!

It looks like things are literally shaking up in Fortnite. We are currently tracking a series of changes coming to the game leading...

Pirate TV: Ubisoft is making a Skull and Bones series

While it may be late to the pirate party, Skull and Bones is going to haul more than treasure and fire more than...

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