Official Site: RuneScape
Studio: Jagex Games Studio
Launch Date: January 4, 2001
Genre: Fantasy Sandbox
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Browser

RuneScape cancels summer event in favor of permanent content, OSRS tweaks undead pirates and more

Summer is cancelled. No, we're not just saying that because we don't handle the heat very well; we're saying that the large new summer...

Old School RuneScape unleashes undead pirates on the Wilderness, tweaks Varlamore Colosseum

The Wilderness zone in Old School RuneScape is already a dangerous place on account of it being a PvP location, but thanks to this...

RuneScape outlines updates through June, Old School RuneScape makes more Varlamore adjustments

Curious what's next for Gielinor? Then let the developers of RuneScape stare into the near horizon and share what they see for the MMORPG's...

April Fools’ Day 2024 events and gags from around the MMORPG world

Welcome to weird MMORPG game mode day! I mean, April Fools' Day - not that we're sorry a lot of the "pranks" have become...

The MOP Up: Fractured Veil allows for PvE-only servers

Post-apocalyptic survival game Fractured Veil previewed some upcoming features such as farms, new spawn locations, and -- get ready for this -- PvE-only servers....

RuneScape-inspired Brighter Shores plans AFK character advancement

Ever since hearing how one of Jagex's co-founders is bringing a cozy RuneScape-like MMO to us later this year, we've been keenly interested to...

MMO Business Roundup: Jagex dinged by UK government, Roblox AI tools, and Epic v Apple plods on

Do you hear that? It's the rhythmic tinkling bells of Business Cat's collar as she merrily skips forth with another round of industry stories...

Old School RuneScape opens a new region with new quests in Varlamore Part One

It's time to explore Varlamore, which has opened its door to Gielinor. This new golden shore is available forevermore for Old School RuneScape players...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 462: Awaiting Brighter Shores

Justin and Bree discuss EverQuest's 25th birthday, Brighter Shores' announcement, Star Citizen's 1.0 tease, SWTOR's date night patch, Elder Scrolls Online's DLC, and LOTRO's Update 39, with adventures in ESO and LOTRO, plus two mailbag topics relating to the crafting show.

RuneScape launches new Easter event with a spring-themed Blooming Burrow hub

RuneScape has declared that "spring is in the air and chocolate is everywhere" as the MMORPG has started an all-new Easter event that includes...

Old School RuneScape premieres a Varlamore cinematic trailer, talks changes to mage training and prayers

The new region of Varlamore is coming to Old School RuneScape, and that means Jagex has a reason to get all cinematic on us...

Old School RuneScape outlines plans for skilling adjustments as part of its ‘Project Rebalance’ effort

Jagex looks to be in a big sweeping changes mood. Hot on the heels of RuneScape's combat updates, the studio is now looking to...

Jagex co-founder announces Brighter Shores MMO, launching free-to-play in Q3 2024

It would be pretty amusing if after all those mis-fires with new games, the next Jagex MMO actually comes from someone who left Jagex...

Old School RuneScape applies quality-of-life for Forestry, last man standing, collection UI, and achievements

This week's update for Old School RuneScape is less about adding anything new and more about making what exists better, with a full-throated focus...

RuneScape releases its wide-reaching combat adjustments in today’s update

If you get into a fight or two in RuneScape today, it's probably going to feel a little bit different - and ideally a...
Sure, you get a nod this year.

RuneScape offers a deep-dive into its latest general combat improvements arriving March 4

When RuneScape put out its Necromancy skill, it did so alongside some specific combat updates that were so well-received by the playerbase that gamers...

Old School RuneScape shares additional details of undead pirates’ arrival to the Wilderness

The Wilderness zone of Old School RuneScape is looking to get a little more wild and smell a lot more like zombies and sea...

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs with interesting Guinness World Records

I never quite know how much stock to put in Guinness World Records. I guess it's somewhere between "for amusement value" and "stone cold...
Yeah, that makes sense.

Old School RuneScape elevates its fight against botting, hits back against fake Varlamore leaks

Bots continue to be a constant source of conversation and presumption among the players of Old School RuneScape, particularly as Jagex made changes to...

Tamriel Infinium: Elder Scrolls Online proves the worth of a small story arc

It was the other day in Elder Scrolls Online's Northern Elsweyr that I stumbled upon a disgraced rogue that used to run a pit...