Classic MapleStory is launching a new reboot server for North America

Last night, Nexon announced multiple big moves for the classic MapleStory experience, starting with a fresh "reboot" server for the North American playerbase. Reboot...

Flyff Universe reboots with improved graphics and cross-platform play

Flyff is back -- and it's better than ever. Gala Lab announced this week that the 2005 MMORPG has relaunched globally as Flyff Universe....

The Daily Grind: Would WoW be better off with a full reboot?

A couple of months ago, Justin and I were joking on the podcast about how what World of Warcraft really needed wasn't WoW Classic...
I realize that in this article I raise the prospect of someone liking the combat in any version of The Secret World, which is really quite funny.

The Daily Grind: Which MMO ‘reboot’ was the worst idea?

I've talked before about how a lot of fans have seemingly taken the wrong lessons away from Final Fantasy XIV's successful relaunch, clamoring for a...

Concept art pieces for the Anthem reboot show off new locations and classically-styled pirates

All we've heard about the upcoming reboot to multiplayer robo-suit shooter Anthem is that it's going to take some time to get done. Since...
Robot titty. Robitty.

Cosmic Break is shutting down in Japan and relaunching everywhere as Cosmic Break Universal

So Cosmic Break is a game you may never have heard of, but it has definitely kept itself going for a while. Really. The...

Valve plans a wholesale reboot for its digital CCG Artifact

Like the Black Knight of Monty Python and the Holy Grail fame, Valve's Artifact is not ready to give up the fight despite its...

Here’s what’s coming with A Tale in the Desert’s 9th telling at the end of August

The Egyptian-themed crafting game A Tale in the Desert is currently winding down its eighth "Telling," with the final weeks offered for free to...

A Tale in the Desert prepares for its ninth iteration

Aside from being a social/crafting MMO with absolutely no combat, A Tale in the Desert's biggest claim to fame is its sporadic reboot of...

Fallen Earth team vows to rebuild the game — which could involve a ‘complete reboot’

Is it sad or inspiring that a game like Fallen Earth gets more direct developer communication than many larger and more mainstream MMOs? Either...

The Culling: Origins goes back to basics, makes game free-to-play

It's been a couple of months now since the catastrophic launch and subsequent cancellation of Xaviant Games's battle royale title The Culling 2, which...

EVE Evolved: How would you reboot EVE Online?

EVE Online has been pretty comfortable in its hardcore sci-fi MMO niche for over 15 years now, working its way through dozens of expansions and...

The Daily Grind: What would you do if you could reboot any live MMO?

It's kind of crazy to me that Final Fantasy XIV is not only still running but is successful, has a thriving population and a...

Classic MMO The Realm gets an official reboot

One of the very oldest graphical MMORPGs in the world has been on life support for a long time now. The Realm (also known...

Trion says the original Defiance is NOT being sunset or neglected for Defiance 2050

We were all pretty stunned when Trion announced Defiance 2050 last week, and indeed, we fired off a round of questions almost immediately. Trion's...
All right, so... huh.

Defiance 2050 further explains cross-platform play, character carryover, and game mechanics

Still scratching your head a bit about the Defiance 2050 surprise announcement yesterday? We all are. Fortunately, we do have a bit more information...
Boss of the road.

Bless Online kicks off its Rebuild testing

So, let's talk a bit about Bless Online. It's been a long, strange road. First, the game's Western version gets cancelled. Then it's getting...
Technically by this point we're talking Ninja, but let's not quibble.

The Daily Grind: If you could reboot any currently operating MMO, which one would you pick?

It probably won't surprise you to know that we spend a lot of time in work chat behind the scenes of Massively Overpowered discussing...
You should be better at this.

The Soapbox: Lessons Secret World Legends failed to learn from Final Fantasy XIV

I've mentioned many a time that I like Funcom quite a bit. I want to like Funcom quite a bit. Heck, I want to...

Damn, Snail’s Dark and Light reboot is pretty

If you've been peering at Snail Games' Dark and Light reboot thinking, pfff, a 2006-era video game can't possibly compete in 2016, think again....