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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.

Camelot Unchained

Camelot Unchained has a new wiki, newsletter, and more

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As usual it's an eventful Friday afternoon for fans of RvR fantasy sandbox Camelot Unchained. There's a new newsletter, and CityState is also testing...
How could this have failed? Oh, right, in every fashion.

Pathfinder Online details the future of settlements

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The War of Towers in Pathfinder Online was always a placeholder mechanic, something to hold players over before the full Settlement system was in...
Why does everyone have this plan after the fact instead of before?

WildStar outlines its PvP seasons as the first season ends

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The next major patch for WildStar is bringing the end of a season of PvP. Did you know you were taking part in the...

Shards Online prepares for pre-alpha test on May 9th

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Shards Online is preparing to give players a brief taste of its future potential, as Citadel Studios is planning on a pre-alpha test to...
Barfapalooza.

World of Warcraft guides players to the jungle, enters the hall of fame

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The opening moments of World of Warcraft's most recent expansion involve an assault on the Iron Horde's base of operations, the Tanaan Jungle. Now,...

The Daily Grind: When should MMO devs just stop tweaking?

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Yesterday's reveal of Lord of the Rings Online's legendary item imbuing system struck me as a promising show of faith from the devs but nevertheless a...

Massively Opinionated: FFXIV vs. FFXIV vs. CoH

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In this episode, Larry, Eliot, Laura, and Matt debate the topic of immersion in the MMORPG genre, pitting City of Heroes against the Final Fantasy franchise.

Working As Intended: Ten lessons I learned from classic Guild Wars

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Guild Wars -- the first Guild Wars -- celebrates its 10th birthday this week alongside several of my characters who are equally old. I originally...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO biomes do you love and hate?

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Environment is super-important to me, both in real life and in video games. My surroundings have a large impact on my mood, with my...

Jukebox Heroes: Mists of Pandaria’s soundtrack

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I've always had mixed feelings about Western games putting out Asian-themed expansions and conjuring up a soundtrack to match. On one hand, we already...
EVE Online

EVE’s Mosaic update is now live

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CCP has successfully upgraded EVE Online with today's Mosaic patch. The new Opportunities tutorial system is now available for all newbs, and the patch...

Dark Age of Camelot welcomes traveling merchants, prepares next patch

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If the latest Dark Age of Camelot newsletter is any indication, the team and community are crazy involved with this classic RvR MMO. Broadsword...

Children’s Week returns to World of Warcraft

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Won't somebody please think of the children! Oh... someone did? And there's a whole week dedicated to those wee 'uns without parents? Now we feel...

DUST 514 adds EVE Online-themed armor skins

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It's no small understatement to say that DUST 514 has failed to achieve the same following and numbers that its big sibling, EVE Online,...
Stab some stuff.

Wisdom of Nym: How to catch up in Final Fantasy XIV (before Heavensward arrives)

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Let's assume you've just recently gotten to the level cap in Final Fantasy XIV and you're ready to start in on catching up to...

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

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

Pathfinder Online pushes for aggressive recruiting on media sites

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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...

The latest Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward trailer

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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

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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 system...
Now I'm the best thing ever!

WildStar’s Zero to Fifty livestream goes on hiatus

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

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