MMO Burnout: Non-MMOs that scratch my MMO progression grind itch

There are plenty of reasons people play MMORPGs, whether it's to experience a story (yes, those exist), run in some PvP wars, or grind...

Fall Guys developer Mediatonic ‘hit very hard’ by Epic Games’ mass-layoff – but not shuttered

Epic's mass-layoff of 830 workers (and offloading of 250 more to spun-out companies) yesterday may have been characterized by the company as largely outside...

Post-apoc survival shooter The Front confirms early access launch date of October 11

Over the course of this year we've been following the development track of The Front, a post-apocalyptic "survival open-world crafting" shooter that was introduced...

Valheim highlights a couple of creatures that will inhabit its Ashlands biome

Valheim's development of the Ashlands biome once again is the primary feature from Iron Gate's latest dev blog, this time with a focus on...

Whatever happened to the indie sandbox MMORPG Ethyrial Echoes of Yore?

Regular readers and genre fans are likely familiar with the fate of Ethyrial: Echoes of Yore, the old school-styled indie sandbox MMORPG that launched...

Project Crawl is a medieval fantasy PvPvE extraction game entering alpha today

Are you maybe looking at playing a game like Dark and Darker without worrying about whether copyright infringement allegations will shut the whole thing...

Projekt Z Beyond Order is a co-op FPS where players get to kill Nazi zombies

There's something about FPS games and an alt-history WWII where the Nazis muck around with the undead that just seems to go hand-in-hand. We...

Co-op multiplayer heist-’em-up FPS Payday 3 releases today

The digital streets of New York City are facing a special kind of crime wave as the heisting supercriminals of the Payday Gang are...

Nexon’s medieval team brawler Warhaven smashes into early access, eyes console release

Love the idea of team-based PvP but don't want to be doing it with lasers and grenades? Warhaven may be a solid recommendation, especially...

Fallout 76 confirms two-part Atlantic City update lands starting December 5, with PTR arriving October 3

Back in June, Fallout 76 announced plans for an Atlantic City expedition, though it was less like an announcement and more like a bookend...
Just absolute galaxy brain

WoW Factor: So Blizzard backtracked on WoW Classic’s dungeon finder

So in April last year, I wrote a whole article about how World of Warcraft's development team was taking a gigantic misstep when it...
Good, well-thought-out plans.

Last Oasis breaks its silence with confirmation of mod support and Season 6 development

Do you remember Last Oasis? It's all right if you don't - the game has been radio silent for almost a year, with the...

MechWarrior Online adds more legendary mechs and gear tweaks in latest update

This Tuesday, September 19th, will see the introduction of another bundle of updates to the team-based mech PvP battler MechWarrior Online, and much of...

The First Descendant’s crossplay open beta is now available for pre-loading

Were you intrigued by the first 17 minutes of gameplay footage from Nexon's looter shooter The First Descendant enough that you're looking to hop...

Rumor: EA will stop supporting Wild Hearts just half a year after release

This past February saw Wild Hearts, a cross-platform multiplayer monster hunting game from developer Koei Tecmo and publisher Electronic Arts, make its debut to...

Unity promises ‘changes’ to its deeply unpopular install fee policy after a week of backlash

The intense backlash over Unity's decision to assign staggering new per-install fees to game studios last week probably made last night's admission inevitable: At...

RIFT reruns the Unicornalia event over the weekend, sure why not

The bafflement of RIFT continuing to twitch enough to not be presumed entirely dead continues, as the MMORPG has seen another of its events...

Multiplayer survival ARPG Enshrouded will premiere a playable demo during October’s Steam Next Fest

The demo-thon that is Steam Next Fest isn't scheduled until October 9th, but that isn't stopping some games within our sphere of interest from...

NCsoft’s mythological battle royale, Battle Crush, is launching next spring with CBT signups open now

You wouldn't normally look to Nintendo Direct for news on NCsoft multiplayer titles, but 2023 is still pumping out surprises. Today, NCsoft announced that...

PvP MMO Abyss admits it began life as a crypto game selling ‘satirical poop’ NFTs

Back in August, we covered a seemingly new project from a new-to-MMOs team called Old World Labs. The so-called Abyss sounded interesting, with immersive...