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The Daily Grind: What’s been the biggest change to the MMORPG genre in the last 20 years?

A while back, there was a thread on Reddit from a younger MMO player who was curious about changes to the way players...

Entropia Universe players invested the equivalent of $500,000 to own a space station

Virtual world MMO Entropia Universe is no stranger to bizarre news stories. We've covered investors divvying up the moon, selling unique...

Massively Overthinking: If an MMO item is buyable with gold, does that excuse its presence in the cash shop?

This week's Overthinking topic comes from longtime MOP reader and commenter Sally Bowls. It's about monetization, but it's a nuanced argument we don't...

Wandering Wraeclast: First impressions of Path of Exile’s Synthesis

Something's different about Wraeclast. The air, the ground... it's changed. What could it be? If I could just put my finger on it before...

EVE Evolved: The war on bots in EVE Online

The news dropped recently that EVE Online will be adding some new limitations and restrictions to its free-to-play tier, which may seem odd...

EVE Online changes F2P mission access to combat bots and releases its first economic report of 2019

There's been an unfortunate increase of RMT activity in New Eden recently, and in the delicate balancing act that is the in-game economy of...

EVE Evolved: EVE Online has a gambling problem

The gambling debate has kicked off again in EVE Online, this time in response to the annual Guardian's Gala event that's currently running...

EVE Online cracks down on cheaters, again, and contemplates more free-to-play gates

You'd think that people might think twice about cheating in EVE Online, given that in 2018 alone, the company banned tens of...

Wings Over Atreia: Aion’s abolished trading, and other foolish moves

So I really did not want to write a rant for Christmas week. No, I wanted -- nay, I planned -- a joyous column...
Found you!

Lost Ark addresses player questions on open beta connectivity issues

After what seems to be forever, Lost Ark is in testing right now in South Korea. Or launch, depending on how you look...
Knives out.

BlizzCon 2018: Diablo Immortal lore, zone, class, and Q&A recap

Blizzard's Wyatt Cheng and Matthew Burger took the stage for the Diablo Immortal Q&A panel at BlizzCon tonight, clearly aware of...
I'm alive! I promise.

Guild Wars 2’s legendary upgrade feature accidentally joins weekly patch as new RMT griefing trick emerges

If, like our staff, you looked at yesterday's Guild Wars 2 patch notes and thought it was a "filler patch" with...

You can now buy ships right from a showroom floor in Star Citizen’s alpha

Heads-up to Star Citizen testers and watchers: A new patch to the 3.3 alpha rolled out yesterday, most notably adding functionality to
Boom.

Dataminers dig up EVE Online’s Chinese server elements: RMT interfaces and prison sentences

Ah, datamining, the best way to guess about what's coming to EVE Online in future patches based on incomplete evidence! (And every other...

EVE Online banned almost 10,000 bots and unauthorized RMT participants this summer

CCP Games has made communicating just how it's "coming for the bots" in EVE Online a priority all year, both before and...

CCP clarifies NetEase’s EVE Online China publishing, plans 2019 launch of EVE Project Galaxy mobile game

Earlier this week, we covered CCP Games' newly announced partnership with Chinese mega-publisher NetEase, which is taking over EVE Online in China and...
THE LAW WILL GET YOU

EVE Online has banned almost 20,000 accounts since February for botting and RMT

Y'all remember the wild mess in EVE Online last winter and spring, when CCP Games said it was "coming for the bots"...
Tell me you DO something.

The Elder Scrolls Online clarifies that Crown Store items can be traded in-game

It might not seem like it would be something with many grey areas, but the crown store items in The Elder Scrolls Online...

Massively Overthinking: How much money spent makes you an MMO whale?

Several conversations I saw after our report on the new RMT mounts in Guild Wars 2 got me thinking about how the MMO...

Guild Wars 2 takes action against PvP match manipulation

Even if you're a winner you could be still be a loser in Guild Wars 2 -- if you cheat. ArenaNet announced that...

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