See: Phantasy Star Online 2

Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis continues its third anniversary and adds more limited-time quests

May continues to be a month of celebration for Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis, as this week's patch has continued the MMORPG's third...

Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis marks three years with Halpha’s Super Origin Festival

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is kicking off a celebration of its third anniversary this week with a big event that has a...

Perfect Ten: The 10 best Final Fantasy crossovers

So yesterday we got hit with the Final Fantasy XVI crossover in Final Fantasy XIV. It was all right, I guess. But it wasn't...

April Fools’ Day 2024 events and gags from around the MMORPG world

Welcome to weird MMORPG game mode day! I mean, April Fools' Day - not that we're sorry a lot of the "pranks" have become...
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Perfect Ten: MMOs where you can play as robots and cyborgs

Robots are, let's face it, very important. You might say that's not true, and to that I say: When you get to write the...

The MOP Up: Lost Skies gets downright cozy inside of its ships

Lost Skies' February dev blog showed off some UX work, early prototypes of its weapon damage system, and some super-cozy ship interior concepts. Also, the...

Massively Overthinking: Always-online vs. offline modes in multiplayer games

The Nightingale team's admission that players are clamoring for an offline version of the game - and that Inflexion is now planning to do...

Four Winds: Phantasy Star Online 2 offers some of the best social features in MMORPGs

I don't know about everyone else, but a huge part of MMOs for me is the fashion. My characters need to absolutely slay the runway...

Massively Overthinking: When the original MMO is better than the sequel

A few weeks ago, two lovely gamers I follow on Bluesky were discussing how let down they felt by Diablo IV, less because Diablo...
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Perfect Ten: The MMO franchises that can’t count past two

Back in the day, there was a running joke about how Capcom had shown with Street Fighter that the company could not count higher...

Phantasy Star Online 2’s latest update adds more story and raises the level cap as SEGA America begins layoffs

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis players are in for a treat today, and they deserve it after waiting through a nine-hour maintenance with...
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The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v7.0

Once again we put a wrap on another year of MMORPG news, opinions, and -- most pertinent to this column -- history. In a...

Four Winds: Catching up with Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis

I believe it was Napoleon Bonaparte that once said "SEGA better release Phantasy Star Online 2 stateside or I'm going to conquer France." Unfortunately,...

The Game Archaeologist: The Sims Bustin’ Out, the online Sims game nobody remembers

Many gamers who complete that Venn diagram of being fans of both MMOs and The Sims no doubt will be familiar with the tragically...
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Vague Patch Notes: MMOs are still just games you rent

When I was a teenager, I accidentally stole a few games from a video rental place. You might wonder how you accidentally steal something,...

Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis confirms preset skill updates are arriving in late January

This bit of Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis news is probably going to be aimed more towards the regular and deeply entrenched players,...
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The MOP Up: Warhammer Online’s Return of Reckoning ‘chickens out’

Return of Reckoning's rogue server changed how combat buffs worked and added a new level 40 quest that pays out in, er, a "Chicken...

Phantasy Star Online 2 celebrates its 2.5th anniversary (?) with a Super Genesis Festival

You're going to have to roll with the oddity on this one because SEGA is celebrating Phantasy Star Online's 2.5th anniversary of the New...

Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis’ December 6 update focuses on powering up characters faster

If you've felt daunted by the prospect of climbing the character and item levels needed to get to some of the juicy new stuff...

Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis gets more quests, story, events, and level cap raise in October

It's the final week of September, and that means Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is looking ahead to the slate of October updates...