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Pokemon Go Fest 2022 remains global, brings high-value pokemon targets to catch

Confirming previous leaks, Niantic has now officially announced Pokemon Go's 2022 Go Fest, and yes, Niantic has once again made it a global event...

Pokemon Go’s ‘postponed’ Safari Zones going hybrid, still no party hats for Japan, Korea, or Italy

Niantic is still trying to get Pokemon GO players outside despite backlash and ongoing hashtag tomfoolery, though right now it's doing so in a hybrid...
Well, this blows.

World of Warships is offering charity bundles for donating to hurricane relief

If you've somehow missed the news, Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma have pretty well pounded the daylights out of the Caribbean, Florida, and eastern...

Niantic MMOARG Ingress plots a Magnus event series in California this weekend

While Pokemon GO is getting a new global event, Ingress is getting a local event in the form of new Magnus events, starting with an event in...
Well, here we go.

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite part of MMO gaming conventions?

The last of the pre-Stormblood fan festivals for Final Fantasy XIV has come to a close, and as with the prior two fan festivals,...

The Daily Grind: Are conventions worth it for MMOs without big announcements?

This year marked both another fan festival for Final Fantasy XIV and another BlizzCon for World of Warcraft (among other games). BlizzCon, however, looks...
Show your glow.

The Daily Grind: What MMO would you attend a special convention for?

As you read this, dear readers, I am winging my way to Las Vegas to attend the second Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival, which...
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Final Fantasy XIV reveals its E3 plans

Are you already tired of Final Fantasy XIV's most recent patch? If so, well, what the heck do you want? You got a whole...
Blinded by the X.

The Daily Grind: Do you have any resolutions for 2016 in MMOs?

2016 is almost here, and I nearly forgot all about it! It feels less like "New Year's Eve" and more like "Thursday, get all...
And now we're all where we want to be.

The EVE Vegas schedule is now available

Only a little time remains before EVE Online players congregate in Las Vegas for the EVE Vegas event. If you don't already have your...
Somehow I don't think that's going to be a problem.

The Repopulation patches in combat improvements, sets the stage for sieges

Are you not currently part of the The Repopulation's testing but want to check out the game? Good news: You will be able to...
Still haven't been in, still not terribly concerned about that.

E3 is actually letting the public in this year… sort of

No doubt you have heard stories of the dark rituals that go on at E3, the secret chanting circles that keep the video game...
If you forget the fact that it was during the day and there were only the two of us and it wasn't outside by a wooden table it was exactly like this.

PAX East 2015: A chat with SOTA’s Richard Garriott

Richard Garriott casts a long shadow in the MMO industry, with Ultima Online serving as the first fully graphical MMO and ushering in the genre...

PAX East 2015: Trion Worlds is throwing a party

It's been four years since RIFT came out and the Trion Worlds team hosted a party in Boston to celebrate the game, so it's...
No word on Lord of the Rings Online erecting a monument for the bravest hobbit of them all.

Star Trek Online installs memorials for Leonard Nimoy and all those lost

The death of Leonard Nimoy affects everyone who has ever been engaged in the Star Trek franchise, whether you were a lifelong fan of...