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The Daily Grind: Are there any small indie MMO projects you’re cheering on?

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If making an MMORPG in today's climate is a risky proposition, it must be doubly so for small outfits with limited resources and hype....
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MMO Business Roundup: Nexon’s Q1 2024, Microsoft’s AI fiddling, XDefiant’s monetization

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Welcome back to another quick roundup of some MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news! This time around, we've got only one first quarter report to...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best desert biome in MMOs?

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Until I lived in one for a few years in real life, I was not a big fan of the desert - anywhere. Cue...

Fallout 76 vs Fallout 4: Which is better to play in 2024?

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Growing up as a computer gaming geek, I've been quite the Fallout nerd since 1997 (and, arguably, since Wasteland in 1988). Other than Tactics,...

Not the bees! MMO sandbox Trove launches its Spring Fling event

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Gamigo is following up Bunfest in Trove with yet another spring event: Spring Fling, headlined by no less than Sir Dapper Duckington, Esquire. "The...

Miracle-Gro asks gamers to film gardening in games from Stardew Valley to Minecraft

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This is such a weird crosspromo that I literally dropped what I was doing to write it up because I know this is gonna...

The Daily Grind: What are the most underrated and underutilized weapon types in MMORPGs?

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Before it came to a close this year, I did some Guild Wars 2 Super Adventure Box with my kid, and I swung by...
It's not a good game, Beavis.

‘Evergreen titles and robust content pipelines reign supreme,’ says games industry firm Newzoo

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We conveniently had a community discussion on the meaning of old-school when it comes to MMOs earlier this week, so consider that required reading...

Perfect Ten: Great MMO April Fools’ Day pranks from back in the day

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There are two types of people on April 1st: those who are annoyed and indifferent to the tomfoolery going on all around them, and...

The Stream Team: A whole new World 3 in Guild Wars 2’s SAB

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It's a whole new world 3 in Guild Wars 2's Super Adventure Box. OK, maybe a whole new world is a slight exaggeration (how...

The Stream Team: Fashion distractions and Super Adventure Box in Guild Wars 2

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It's not as if Massively OP's MJ is using Guild Wars 2's introduction of a fashion view today to distract her from the SOTO...

Guild Wars 2’s retro Super Adventure Box returns today with World 3 Test Zone updates

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Retro music at the ready, folks: It's time to go back to Super Adventure Box in Guild Wars 2 as the one-time April Fools'...

Guild Wars 2 teases next expansion, plans cosmetic inspection, and preps Super Adventure Box

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Furbish up your "Fashion Wars" jokes, friends, because Guild Wars 2 is leaning hard into it. This morning, ArenaNet announced that this week's update...

The Fallout TV show is premiering a day earlier than expected – and a second season is already likely

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The Fallout TV show is apparently already angling for a second season, even before its first officially premieres. The news comes via a Variety report...

Gamigo launches a revitalized Bunfest event for Trove today

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We may be past Easter, but Trove's Bunfest isn't beholden to your real-world calendar! Yep, Gamigo announced this morning that Bunfest is back for...

Can’t see the eclipse in person today? Here’s how to watch it with online with some gaming flair

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As we noted on Friday, there's a major celestial event happening for North America today: A lot of you are about to see an...

EverCraft Online is a boxy pre-alpha MMORPG that seeks a return to the ‘classic roots’ of the genre

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It's time to once more share word of an in-development indie MMORPG that believes it can bring back the genre's bygone halcyon days. Meet...

Working As Intended: The top 10 hot tubs in MMORPGs

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It's been a running joke for a few years that I always put hot tubs in my MMO houses whenever possible, and once that...

Monster & Memories has only cost $70K to date – from the devs’ pockets

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In addition to providing a roadmap to early access in 2026 and beyond, retro-themed Monsters & Memories candidly discussed how much money it's cost...

Monsters and Memories hopes to launch into early access by the start of 2026

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Does it help or hurt to know that a wishlisted game now has a release date -- and that this date is still almost...

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