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Post-layoffs, Palia is celebrating its alpha anniversary with a new buyable bundle

We've all been figuratively holding our breaths to see what would happen with Palia after the last month of mess, and now the game...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 465: Remixing Pandaria

Justin and Bree discuss WoW's Mists of Pandaria remix, new progression servers for EverQuest and EverQuest II, WoW Cataclysm Classic pre-patch, Blizzard's return to China, Blizzard's new mystery game, FFXIV's Dawntrail benchmark, Sky Childreon of the Light, Palia layoffs, and the Stop Killing Games game preservation movement, plus adventures in LOTRO.
Bree's modded Oblivion game

The Daily Grind: What problematic MMO trends have you become inured to?

I was reading a review of a certain tiny MMO the other day when a line jumped out at me. The player was complaining...

Last week’s massive Palia layoffs included waaaay too many senior Singularity 6 staff

As Palia players continue to reel from last week's news that Singularity 6 had laid off 35% of its team, the staff are continuing...

One Shots: Infinity pool of Tamriel

Bree's steamy overdose of hot tubs last week drew out one commenter to share another cool-looking pool in an MMO. If you thought infinity...

Palia studio Singularity 6 has been hit by layoffs – 35% of the team impacted

(This article has been updated with S6's statement at the end; the original piece is as follows.) Palia studio Singularity 6's frustrating deceptions regarding the...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 464: Guild Wars 3 is a go

Justin and Bree discuss NCsoft, Guild Wars 3, DCUO, Monsters and Memories, Hellgate, and the LOTRO downtime, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, SWTOR, and Valheim, plus a mailbag topic on Palia.

Working As Intended: The top 10 hot tubs in MMORPGs

It's been a running joke for a few years that I always put hot tubs in my MMO houses whenever possible, and once that...

Cozy MMO Palia handwaves its bizarre beta obfuscation on the grounds that it’s free-to-play

Yesterday, we recapped the ongoing drama with Singularity 6's cozy mini-MMO, Palia. The short version is that the game hit beta last summer and...

The Stream Team: Making a return trip to Palia as part of its Steam platform release

The open beta of Palia has hit new shores as the cozy multiplayer title launched on Steam this week, which is good enough of...

PSA: Palia is still in open beta and should be flagged that way on Steam too

If you've been watching our coverage of Palia over the last few articles, you'll know we've had to keep pointing out an inconvenient fact:...

Palia expands its open beta to Steam today alongside Temple of the Roots and flora update

If you have been waiting for cozy mini-MMO Palia to come to Steam - as I have - then your wait is over today,...

Palia is expanding its flowers, trees, and plants system with its next patch

As we lumber on toward Palia's Steam early access beta launch next week, Singularity 6 has a few more surprises in store, and no,...

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.

Palia has racked up 3 million players since hitting open beta last summer

It's not every day that we get cold hard numbers from a games studio, but Singularity 6 is providing a very large one today:...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 460: The crafting episode!

Justin and Bree focus discuss all things crafting in MMORPGs in this theme show: our personal experiences with crafting, the real purpose of crafting, MMOs that did things differently, the impact of survival games, craft gating, missing crafts, the future of MMO crafting, and much more.

Palia embraces the steampunk life with this past week’s patch

Do you have dreams of turning your abode into a steampunk paradise? While your loved ones may reject your grand vision in real life,...

The Daily Grind: Is gliding a good compromise to flying in MMOs?

By now, we all know the pros and cons of inserting flying into MMORPGs. Such systems can offer unparalleled freedom and be a great...

Cozy multiplayer sandbox Palia heads to Steam early access on March 25

If you've been watching Palia's journey through F2P open beta early access and wished you could just play the game through Steam instead of...

Palia’s lunar new year event is live alongside the return of Maji Market festivities

As promised, Palia's Maji Market returned last night, this time to celebrate lunar new year - or Luna New Year, as the cozy mini-MMO...