state of the game

Dauntless’ roadmap teases community-built Behemoth, new game mode, and mini-events

There are not too many months remaining in 2022, but just because time is running out on the year doesn't mean that players of...

Riot’s new League of Legends head honcho discusses updating old content and experimenting with PvE

Longtime veteran character designer Andrei Van Roon has been promoted to the head of Riot Games' League Studios, the subsection of the company that's...

EVE Echoes launches a Project Discovery science initiative, EVE Online preps for next Alliance Tournament

Regular players of EVE Online are likely very familiar with the game's Project Discovery "citizen science" initiatives that let players help out scientific research,...

Valiance Online says it’s building ‘a solid foundation’ but hasn’t showed any progress this year so far

While the City of Heroes rogue servers continue to roll and spiritual successors such as City of Titans and Ship of Heroes are vocal...

Vitae Aeternum: New World interview on Summer Medleyfaire, solo play, housing, and more

With the launch of New World's Summer Medleyfaire patch and event this morning, we naturally had questions about the new systems and the future...

Pantheon Rise of the Fallen lands $2.4M in funding and elaborates on its death mechanics

The latest newsletter out of Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen has some pretty important news to share with its fans on both a game...

Guild Wars 2 previews better strike mission rewards, class tweaks, and a new system for raid accessibility

ArenaNet just dropped a fresh studio update and a state of the game blog for Guild Wars 2, featuring check-ins from Game Director Josh...

Sci-fi MMOs Divergence Online and Otherland are finally taken off of sale from Steam

If you've forgotten about the sci-fi sandbox MMO Divergence Online, we can't entirely blame you: The game is mostly known for several moments of...

Interview: ArcheAge’s Ham Young Jin on the Great Prairie, the western build, and beyond

ArcheAge is on the cusp of a big update this week as the Great Prairie releases on June 23rd, bringing with it a huge...

Dual Universe begins the countdown to its launch, won’t perform a full wipe

Houston, we are go for launch. That's the message that NovaQuark has for its Dual Universe community. The studio said that after assessing the state...

Embers Adrift recounts May development updates, unveils plans for additional beta testing windows

The month of May has been a busy one for the devs of Embers Adrift and they're here to tell you all about it...

Embers Adrift is disappointed that players couldn’t break its servers

Well, this may be a first: an MMO studio that's actually a bit bummed out that players couldn't bust its servers upon command. In...

Black Desert’s new silver and extraction rebalance raises fresh whaling complaints

We've got a bit of an eyebrow-raiser for you from Black Desert this morning: Pearl Abyss is making a precision strike on the economy...
All the same mistakes.

Overwatch 2 designers talk about the game’s first beta test including support buffs and the lack of a ranked queue

The Blizzard team behind Overwatch 2 is doing its best to communicate with players about the state of the game's testing and what changes...

Dauntless adjusts hunt passes, adds new weapon rumors, and starts a new season in Return to Light update

Players of Dauntless should be intimately familiar with the hunt pass feature of the game, which works like any other battle pass you've seen...
This will probably be fine.

AdventureQuest 3D takes a victory lap for past releases, promises new saga and early level updates in the future

What's the state of the game in AdventureQuest 3D? Allow the game's project manager Blaze to tell you all about it as he recounts...

Book of Travels’ April fixer-upper patch tackles bugs, missing trait effects, and vehicles

Back in February, Might and Delight boldly announced that it was halting content updates for in-development early access "tiny MMO" Book of Travels, at...

Guild Wars 2’s Super Adventure Box is back in today’s patch

So who's up for some retro jumping puzzle fun? Guild Wars 2 is, and if you're angling for a break from the apparently hugely...

Embers Adrift on beta shift: ‘We are excited to shift our focus from systems to content’

With Embers Adrift now officially in its no-NDA backer beta phase, there is plenty for the devs at Stormhaven Studio to talk about this...

Blade and Soul’s next update adds new Gunslinger spec, Demonsbane dungeon, and class swapping March 16

Next week will bring some Unchained Chaos to Blade and Soul, which is the name of the update arriving on Wednesday, March 16th, not...