The Game Archaeologist: Dark Ages, the weird lovechild of Celtic lore and Lovecraftian legends

While the online world was fascinated by "the Big Three" Western MMOs in 1999 -- that would be EverQuest, Ultima Online, and Asheron's Call...

The long-awaited Sleeping Giants map is finally available in Last Oasis

Sheryl Crow once wisely sang that a change would do you good, and a change is just what early access players of Last Oasis...

The Stream Team: Kicking the tires of the Lost Ark Machinist class

MOP's Chris is following the Will of the Polls once more as he enters Lost Ark from the very start, and since the Machinist...

Old School RuneScape polls its players about Wilderness weapon changes

Old School RuneScape's continuing quest to update the rework the Wilderness has taken yet another step - a polling step, to be specific. The...

Choose My Adventure: Temtem is just not for me

I'll open with a little personal opinion: I've never liked the baseline Pokemon games. It never appealed to me when it first released, the...

Mad World wraps up closed beta test, posts a new gameplay video

If you were hoping to get your name drawn for this month's Mad World test, then so sorry, Charlie, but it's too late --...

Retro-styled roguelike MMO Mythic releases on September 29

We've been keeping tabs on Mythic for the past few months now. Readers will remember the pixel-art roguelike MMO from Abyssal Studios LLC. first...

Choose My Adventure: The joy of hunting for new critters to add to the Temtem collection

I'm going to be honest, the initial worry when I saw what won last week's Choose My Adventure poll was that I had already...

World of Tanks details a new 7v7 mode, kicks off a new event, and readies the return of the Waffenträger

World of Tanks players are going to be seeing some new things coming to the battlefield, most notably a new 7v7 competitive mode known...

Choose My Adventure: Hitting the reset button and getting hit in return during Temtem’s launch

To be honest, I wasn't really expecting my full reset to the launch version of Temtem to feel too different, but I also was...
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The Daily Grind: What’s the weirdest activity you’ve charged MMO currency for?

As City of Heroes Homecoming tests long-awaited recycling rules for abandoned names and characters, I've been contemplating what to do with some of the...

Massively Overthinking: The weirdest ways we’ve leveled in MMOs

One of my favor flavors of fluff post we do occasionally is report on folks who have accomplished fame by leveling "wrong" in MMOs,...

Choose My Adventure: Hands-on with Temtem’s early access build before launch

Knowing that the Temtem character I was running was going to be reset at the time of launch, as voted on by you fine...

New World players really liked the Summer Medleyfaire’s guitars

You're probably curious how we got to that New World headline, and no, it's not because our Vitae Aeternum columnist enjoyed the Medleyfaire's instruments...

Massively Overthinking: Who’s really paying for MMOs?

Two years ago, we did a piece on dark patterns in MMO design, and in the comments, a reader named Shadex De'Marr penned a...

Old School RuneScape elaborates on speedrunning worlds and tweaks Amascut, RuneScape launches a new Yak Track

Fancy yourself a speedrunner? Do you love playing Old School RuneScape? Soon you can experience both with the release of the sandbox MMORPG's speedrunning...

Choose My Adventure: Chimeraland lets its freak flag fly one last time

You remember how I wrote last week that Chimeraland was becoming comfortable and routine? That its weirdness had sort of become kind of expected...

Nexon’s latest cross-platform PC and mobile MMORPG Heroes of Incredible Tales 2 releases in South Korea

Last September we reported on the arrival of Heroes of Incredible Tales 2, a cross-platform PC and mobile MMORPG from publisher Nexon and developer...

Vague Patch Notes: Novelty is a contradiction in an MMORPG genre that discourages it

The newest member of the Big Five in the MMO space released in the west back in 2015, which was seven years ago now....

Choose My Adventure: Chimeraland’s weirdness routine continues to become a comfortable cadence

There's always a point when you're playing a new game that things become comfortable. A lot of folks tend to refer to that as...