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.

Fortnite’s Wrecked season rolls in with a Wasteland biome and Fallout armor

Who's ready to rumble in the wasteland? Fortnite hopes it's you, as it launches the third season of Chapter 5, which it's calling Wrecked. "Ah,...
All over again.

WoW Factor: Story Difficulty is a bad idea and a good idea all rolled into one

Back during Wrath of the Lich King, I remember people asking for a story difficulty for raids in World of Warcraft because if the...

Perfect Ten: My top 10 favorite MMOs across two decades

Normally in these Perfect Ten lists, I'm very outward-facing. I like to create lists that are as helpful or amusing as possible for others...

World of Warcraft will finally implement story mode raids starting with The War Within

It's taken a mighty long time to get here and years upon years of players begging for it, but come this fall, World of...

Lost Ark’s May update, Chaos Rising, is live today with the Hanumatan trial guardian raid

If you feel chaos rising today, don't worry - it's just Lost Ark's May update. Chaos Rising is lighter on content, owing to the...

Black Desert revamps Node Wars and ports the North American servers today

Black Desert's promised Node Wars revamp is upon us this week even as the North American servers are on a journey to a new...

The MOP Up: Stardew Valley’s creator can’t quit tinkering with the game

Stardew Valley's creator recently sat down for an interview in which he said, “Once I reopen the book on Stardew, I always have a...

LOTRO Legendarium: Moria, Gundabad, and LOTRO’s lessons on underground design

In late 2008, Lord of the Rings Online released its first and highly touted expansion, Mines of Moria, featuring the iconic Dwarven underground kingdom...

WoW Factor: Guessing at World of Warcraft’s The War Within’s release date using math

Oh yeah. It's time. I actually have some thoughts to share about World of Warcraft's current Remix leveling event, which are complicated and multilayered...

World of Warcraft’s Pandaria Remix speed-leveling event is live this afternoon

As we alluded to in this morning's Daily Grind, today is the day for World of Warcraft's Mists of Pandaria remix hullabaloo, so if...

Black Desert celebrates 3000 days in the west with freebies, PvP teases, and endgame rings

Pearl Abyss is fond of celebrating odd milestones for Black Desert, but it sure beats a basic anniversary. Today, the company is touting the...

Fight or Kite: Hey now, you’re Brawl Stars, get your game on, go play

A couple of weeks ago, I was at a birthday party when my nephew tugged on my sleeve and asked me if I still...

The Stream Team: Braving the Bozjan Southern Front in Final Fantasy XIV

MOP's Chris hasn't really dug in to the Bozjan Southern Front content in Final Fantasy XIV, mostly because he's tried doing it himself, and...

Blight Survival is an upcoming multiplayer ‘medieval action-horror co-op survival game’

The idiom goes that you can't judge a book by its cover, but we're reasonably sure that a game called Blight: Survival is pretty...

Echoes of Elysium’s Jeff Hickman talks lore, airship fleets, and Loric’s current development

Loric Games has been on our radar for a few years now, being a studio founded by Mythic Entertainment vets, and last month, the...

Warhammer Return of Reckoning hosts a Return to Warhammer event this weekend

If you've ever wanted to see why people loved Warhammer Online back in the day and somehow haven't ever managed to take a spin...
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WoW Factor: How World of Warcraft makes you cheer for removing features

Yesterday, MOP's Justin wrote a column about The Elder Scrolls Online that detailed its key virtues. It's a good column, and one of the...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends is adding the YT-1300 house with Deep Space Comms space PvP update

If Star Wars Galaxies space and PvP are your jam, you'll want to feast your eyeballs on what the SWG Legends rogue server is...

Kakao Q1 2024: ArcheAge 2 and Chrono Odyssey are apparently back on track for 2025

Kakao Games' first financial report covering 2024 is out today, and perhaps not surprisingly, Q1 wasn't particularly great or garbage for the Korean gaming...
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World of Warcraft’s latest patch, Dark Heart, is now live

It's time to go all-in on sisters and sinning! Wait, that sounds way worse than it was supposed to. It's not our fault; the...