roblox

Official Site: Roblox
Launch Date: 2016
Genre: Family-Friendly Online Sandbox
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Mac, iOS, Android, PS4, Xbox One

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Roblox sues toxic player for $1.6M over ‘terrorist threats’ and ‘targeted harassment’ of employees and players

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Benjamin Robert Simon, otherwise known as Ruben Sim online, is being taken to court by the devs of Roblox. A suit was filed against...

MMO Business Roundup: Discord crypto mess, Unity buys Weta, Roblox Q3 2021 financials

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news! Business business business... is this working? Discord: Well, Discord's gone and ticked off its...

Roblox emerges, blinking into the sun, after a three-day outage

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Kiddies and adults alike looking for a few Halloween treats in Roblox this past weekend experienced a nasty trick instead. Starting last Thursday, the...

The MOP Up: Profane pitches its ‘true sandbox’ design to you

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Citing buzzwords like "true sandbox" and "player freedom," upcoming MMO Profane hopes that it can grab your attention long enough to read this Reddit...

Kid-centric sci-fi MMO NEO 2045 has officially launched (for real this time)

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Back in June of this year we highlighted a game called NEO 2045, a sci-fi themed MMORPG for kids that strikes similar notes to...

Kid-centric sci-fi MMO NEO 2045 aims to formally launch September 23

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Back in June, we covered a new Aussie MMORPG called NEO 2045, a kid-centric title that had launched open beta on Steam and mobile...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 336: Bards and battleships

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Justin and Bree discuss World of Warships, Roblox, World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, Elyon, and Neverwinter, with adventures in LOTRO, FFXIV, GW2, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on repurposing nostalgia and transplanting MMO systems.

Roblox’s shameless exploitation of child labor is why we can’t have nice things

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I didn't think I'd be back so soon writing "Roblox" and "this is why we can't have nice things" in the same post two...

Roblox sees net losses for Q2 2021, struggles with toxic player-generated content

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We've got a bunch of Roblox news on deck today. First, there's the Q2 2021 investor report. Readers will remember that in Q1, the...
At long last, shooty men!

The MOP Up: Warface’s Hidden War is revealed

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This week, Warface kicked off its Hidden War season: "The season update adds a new PvP-map called Ruins for capture mode where players can...

The MOP Up: Wild Terra 2 invites you to have a good time on, uhhh… Plague Island

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With a name like "Plague Island," you know you're in for a great time! This zone will be the first seasonal continent that Wild...

Massively Overthinking: Are there any ‘blue oceans’ left in the MMO market?

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Level Up Labs' Lars Doucet recently penned a blog post practically begging people not to try to compete with ROBLOX by remaking it as...

The MOP Up: World War II Online divides into two battle fronts

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Even as World War II Online (aka Battleground Europe) kicked off its 183rd campaign this past week, the studio is running a spin-off game...

The Daily Grind: Do you plan your MMO play around bonus experience mechanics?

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Rested experience mechanics are actually one of my favorite systems in online games. They've taken many forms over the years, from Ultima Online's power...

NEO 2045 is a new kid-oriented sci-fi MMO for PC and mobile

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It's not every day that we hear about a brand-new MMORPG that's already out, but today is one of them: It's a Roblox-esque kid-centric...

Nexon CEO talks games industry innovation, venture capital, and crypto

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Innovation used to be a major buzzword in the online gaming industry, to the point that its saturation made it pretty tired. The term's...

Roblox is being sued by music publishers over song infringement claims

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It was probably only a matter of time before someone actually did something about the fact that Roblox is and has largely always been...

Roblox scalpers make an absolute killing selling in-game Gucci handbags

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I can already hear Bree opening up her "Weirdest Stories of 2021" file folder for this one. Roblox, the game that now says it...

Global Chat: Feasting on Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga

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Nerdy Bookahs is pretty dang delighted to come back to a "feast" in Guild Wars 2, thanks to all of the new content in...
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Roblox is now referring to its ‘games’ as ‘experiences’ in light of Epic v Apple trial arguments

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It would appear that Roblox is undergoing something of a branding shift, the timing of which is interesting to say the least. Apparently, the...

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