subscription

Subscription MMOs are generally those that restrict play to gamers who pay an ongoing fee, usually monthly, though shorter and longer subscriptions, as well as lifetime subs, do exist. Some free-to-play and buy-to-play games also include optional subscriptions.

Shroud of the Avatar to introduce player-owned towns with Release 17

Shroud of the Avatar's Release 17 is preparing to hit the ground running when it comes out on Thursday, April 30th. In...
Nope.

Pathfinder Online pushes for aggressive recruiting on media sites

What do you do when your in-testing MMO isn't drawing in the crowd that you need it to be? Pathfinder Online thinks that...

The latest Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward trailer

Sometimes when you're staring down a long wait until a much-anticipated expansion, the only thing that will help you keep your sanity is to...
EVE Online

EVE Online is scrapping its old tutorial on April 28

Say your goodbyes to EVE Online's current tutorial, because it's being completely removed from the game on April 28th in favor of a new...
Now I'm the best thing ever!

WildStar’s Zero to Fifty livestream goes on hiatus

Carbine is closing down WildStar's Zero to Fifty livestream show, at least temporarily. Community and creative content manager Tony Rey posted...
SWG

The Game Archaeologist: What Star Wars Galaxies life was like before the NGE

A decade after Star Wars Galaxies' "New Game Enhancements" hit the game, controversy, grumbling, and revelations still pop up about the notorious...

French MMO DOFUS heads to tablets and the big screen

You might think a game launched in 2004 not named World of Warcraft might be curbing its ambition here in 2015, but if...
WildStar

Here’s a quick preview of WildStar’s new Star-Comm Basin zone

WildStar's getting a new zone and it's called Star-Comm Basin. Carbine senior game designer Scott Hafner has penned a dev blog...
Watch us sit down and program!

Jacobs elaborates on spirit pets in Camelot Unchained

Camelot Unchained's Mark Jacobs has posted a Thursday afternoon update that's basically required reading if you're a fan of the fantasy RvR...

Massively Opinionated: WoW vs. LOTRO vs. the banker

In this augural episode of Massively Opinionated, Larry, Mike, Richie, and Tina debate the topic of what makes the MMORPG genre special in 2015.
My life is not fun.

Perfect Ten: The 10 things every MMO’s official site should have

Are you ready to have you mind absolutely blown open? Because I have an astonishing truth to lay at your feet: While doing this...
Longer than it is wide.

CCP shines a spotlight on EVE Updates

Today's EVE Online website update is about, well EVE Updates. It's basically a new section of the EVE site devoted to what's...

How Star Wars Galaxies pioneered a ‘living society’

Former Star Wars Galaxies Creative Director and current Crowfall consultant Raph Koster returned to his blog last night to pen the...

Global Chat: Are WoW Tokens worth it?

The debut of World of Warcraft Tokens into the game's economy has caused quite a stir, particularly after the prices plunged during the...
EVE Online

CCP would like you to buy some EVE ship SKINS in its cash shop

CCP is ramping up the focus on its cash shop thanks to a new dev blog examining EVE Online's ship SKIN system. Ship...
And now we're all where we want to be.

EVE is adding an assembly effect for anchorable structures

EVE Online is getting a bit prettier with its April 28th patch. CCP's latest dev blog outlines the visual changes coming to...
WoW

WoW Token hits EU servers tomorrow

World of Warcraft's PLEX derivative has been live in North America for a while now, but EU players haven't been able to to...
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Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s big finale

Let me warn you upfront: If you have not yet finished the last major story patch of Final Fantasy XIV and you want to...

EVE Evolved: How many subscriptions does EVE have?

Two weeks ago, a mathemagician over at The Nosy Gamer published some interesting calculations showing that EVE Online's subscriptions may have dropped...

El Somni Quas developers issue a design manifesto

We introduced El Somni Quas to you last week -- it's an old school sandbox created by an indie team in the Czech...

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