RvR stands for “realm vs. realm,” usually a reference to faction-based player-vs.-player warfare, and frequently (though not always) in the context of more than two realms.

The Stream Team: Spoiler stream of starting Warframe’s The New War

Frame indecision aside, Massively OP's MJ can't keep putting Warframe's The New War off forever. Tonight, she's biting the bullet and jumping into the...

The MOP Up: Anvil hitches up its combat pants as it looks at 2022

Coop shooter Anvil pushed out its first update since the game's December early access launch. The patch brings in balance adjustments, a new relic,...

LOTRO Legendarium: It’s time to revisit skirmishes in Lord of the Rings Online

Ever since 2009, I've loved skirmishes in Lord of the Rings Online. These were a new type of instance that rose to prominence in...

Warhammer Return of Reckoning has another Land of the Dead public test this Sunday

Are you ready to war in the Necropolis of Zandr? Then you've got another chance to hop into the ongoing Land of the Dead...

Massively on the Go: Orna’s a definitive MMOARG – but it keeps you at home

Twice now I have suggested a theoretical Earthbound ARG, and a central idea of such a game would be having a chosen safe spot for...

Elder Scrolls Online pops a Daedric War Celebration event with a new morphable pet

Normally we wouldn't think that past wars are causes for celebration, but Elder Scrolls Online walks to the beat of its own Dwemer in...

New World interview: Mutators, the midgame, the level 30 wall, and more

Amazon dropped a positively massive video for New World this week, going in-depth on the January update and peeking ahead into what players can...

Black Desert tweaks Black Spirit skills and Red Battlefield ahead of Lunar New Year events

It's patch day over in Pearl Abyss' Black Desert PC version, plus we're just two weeks out from the Lunar New Year, which means...
Actually call it a comeback.

WoW Factor: Some thoughts on the Microsoft acquisition of Activision-Blizzard

At this point, keeping up with what's going on with Activision-Blizzard is far more of an involved project than keeping up with World of...

Elyon’s weekly patch adds snowman quest, improves clan war matchmaking

Do you want to build a snowman? Well, you can't, but you can participate in Elyon's Snowman's Wish event while humming "In Summer." See,...

The Elder Scrolls Online kicks off another region roaming event on January 20

The Elder Scrolls Online has run events before where players were rewarded for going back to previous zones, and the game is doing so...

Warhammer Online: Return of Reckoning fixes key open RvR issues, continues to work on Land of the Dead

Warhammer Online rogue server Return of Reckoning busted out its first patch of 2022, bringing an Unforgiving Seas weekend warfront along with it. Two small...

Elyon adds the archer, balances all classes, and revamps RvR in today’s update

It's go-time for Kakao's Elyon: The Archer class is live with today's update. Readers will recall that Elyon, once called Ascent: Infinite Realm and developed...

Fight or Kite: Twisted Metal meets Mad Max in Crossout

Leaping over sand dunes and ramming my car into an unsuspecting opponent all while unloading my machine guns is the absolute height of car...

The Stream Team: Visiting Warframe’s Deimos Isolation Vaults

Massively OP's MJ has been gearing up to start The New War, but before she enlists in the war effort, she's going to enjoy...
waugh? okay

Warhammer Return of Reckoning plans new scenarios, new quests, and Necropolis of Zandr public tests

The Warhammer Online rogue server Return of Reckoning has lots of big plans in 2022. Fresh announcements from the operators of the emulator outline...

Fractured Online, now under Gamigo’s banner, talks up its three racial factions

One of the spotlighted features in the early life of sandbox MMORPG Fractured Online was the fact that players could choose one of three...
Through the fire and the flames

WoW Factor: Is World of Warcraft a good value for the money?

There are a lot of reasons to not be subscribed to World of Warcraft at the moment, although "the current state of the game...

Apex Legends adds a new map and new hero in Escape update, releases a new lore video for Bangalore

Yet another season of content is underway in the battle royale shooter of Apex Legends, and this one is inviting players to an Escape,...

EVE Online is kicking off a huge collab with Doctor Who next week

Well now, it's only the fourth day of January and we've already got a contender for most amazing and weird transmedia synergy cross-promotion of...