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

The Daily Grind: Which MMO offers the best console or mobile experience as of 2022?

I have noted before that while I have two consoles and love to game on my phone, I'm probably always going to be a...

Old School RuneScape compensates players for outage, details content fixes, teases Winter Summit reveals

Old School RuneScape is just bursting at the seams with news this week, do we're going to be taking a moment to condense it...

RuneScape outlines December’s quest and events, Old School RuneScape opens the Garden of Death

One game's festive, the other game's unashamedly aggressive. They're RuneScape and Old School RuneScape respectively, and both games have offered up information about what's...

RuneScape prepares for the holiday season, Old School RuneScape content creators battle for billions of gold

The holiday season looms large in RuneScape as the newest weekly update post happily points at its Christmas goodies. Specifically, players should be seeing...

The Daily Grind: What are some cool demonyms for players of different MMOs?

You're probably wondering what a demonym is, so I'm gonna tell you up front: No, it's not your demon name; it's the descriptive noun...

Battle Bards Episode 218: Peace and quiet

If anyone’s ever told you to “take a chill pill,” then the Battle Bards have your full dosage in today’s episode. Exploring peaceful and...
Sure, you get a nod this year.

Jagex offers another follow-up on earlier RuneScape and Old School RuneScape outages

The beginning of the week in RuneScape and Old School RuneScape is typified by a weekly patch that adds stuff to do or applies...

RuneScape and Old School RuneScape return to service after lengthy outage

RuneScape and sibling Old School RuneScape have not been having the best week. Yesterday, Jagex suffered a major data center outage snafu that kept both...

RuneScape and Old School RuneScape players cannot login as data centers suddenly go dark

Jagex's engineers are having a very bad Tuesday right now. Both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape are suffering from a shared data center outage,...

Old School RuneScape begins applying the first batch of Poll 77 changes

Players of Old School RuneScape voted, Jagex tabulated the results, and now the classic MMORPG is beginning to see the benefits in its latest...
Breathe, damn it!

SMITE launches its RuneScape crossover event with new skins and quests

You might be inclined to say that all of the new skins characters get in SMITE are aimed at making your character looks much...

Old School RuneScape’s Winter Summit event will outline early 2023 content on December 10

If you're among those players of Old School RuneScape who are curious about what's coming to the MMORPG next year, then you've got an...
Every polygon in this picture is queer.

Old School RuneScape adds in diversity and inclusion improvements along with speedrunning updates

After long being fixated on heterosexual relationships in Old School RuneScape, Princess Astrid has come out as bisexual and can be romanced by characters...

RuneScape previews its SMITE crossover and plants a garden in the desert, Old School RuneScape talks poll changes

Today is seeing a veritable flood of news rushing out of Jagex's two ever-running MMORPGs RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, so we're going to...
At least the graphics here are all right.

RuneScape previews new nature-loving druids for you to help and/or rob incessantly

Remember defeating the Elder Gods in Gielinor? It turns out that this means nature is healing in RuneScape, and it is in fact healing...

RuneScape’s latest update offers multiple quality-of-life improvements

Thanks to developer ingenuity and community feedback, RuneScape introduced an assortment of quality-of-life features in the game's latest update. "Improvements include enabling teleporting at the...

Old School RuneScape outlines incoming changes to Tombs of Amascut drops and player polling

Yes, Old School RuneScape is apparently going to be tuning something related to August's Tombs of Amascut raid again, but this time it's less...

Jagex-published RuneScape spinoff Melvor Idle releases its Throne of the Herald expansion

Do you remember Melvor Idle? It's a solo-built idle game that openly drew inspiration from RuneScape and boils down the leveling up of the...

Vague Patch Notes: Defining classic servers and progression servers for MMOs

Something that I've been thinking about a lot over the past few days - for no particular reason - is the idea of classic...

RuneScape’s Jagex heralds $143M in profits for 2021, will face RICO allegations in court in 2024

It's a bit of good news and bad news for those who are interested in the business dealings of RuneScape developer Jagex. First, the...