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MMOs, unfortunately, do not last forever. When they sunset and close down for good, the whole genre mourns.

Burnout Paradise’s online mode downshifts into the sunset

Wait, there was a Burnout Paradise? And it's shutting down? Don't feel silly if this title escaped your notice, because it probably did a...

Gamigo is sunsetting Atlas Reactor this summer

It's not the Atlas in the news lately, but it's the one that MMO players knew first: Atlas Reactor is sunsetting...
In summary, do better.

Monster Hunter Online is sunsetting in China at the end of this year

Bad news for the Chinese hunters of Monster Hunter Online: Tencent has announced that the game will be shutting down at the...
Wait what.

Dragon Quest X will shutter in China on May 30

And now, we announce the closure of a Square-Enix MMO. No, not Final Fantasy XIV and not Final Fantasy XI; those are both going strong,...

Dragon Nest’s European servers are sunsetting in May

Ah dang, it's been ages since we've talked about Dragon Nest, so I'm sorry this post is gonna be a downer: The game...
Perhaps not.

Survived By passes away on April 19

Sad news for fans of Survived By today, as the game has announced that it is ending development and planning for a full...

The Culling will sunset in May after unsuccessful free-to-play relaunch

Bad news for fans of The Culling: Developer Xaviant Games has announced that the game's free-to-play servers will close officially on May...

MMOs You’ve Never Heard Of: Astroflux, Star Sonata, and Mankind Reborn

Welcome back to another brief roundup of MMOs and other online games you've (probably) never heard of. Astroflux is an interesting one that...
Not another one.

Kritika Online is shutting down in the west in April

Sad news for Kritika Online fans today, as En Masse Entertainment has officially announced the shuttering of the game on April 30th...
Oh noes.

PWE is sunsetting the Foundry system in Star Trek Online and Neverwinter

Cryptic's Foundry system, implemented in both Star Trek Online and Neverwinter, has traditionally been one of the best-loved player content creation tools...
Let the wrong ones in.

Valve is getting rid of Steam’s non-gaming video service because you probably didn’t know it existed

Sorry, Steam fans, but the platform's non-gaming video section is being retired. Yes, you will no longer be able to buy hit movies like...
Less than heroic.

Heroes of Newerth gets its final major patch on February 26

The last patch for Heroes of Newerth arrives next week, at which point the game's live support will be scaled back to nothing...

Korean MMO ROSE Online is shutting down permanently after lengthy maintenance mode

After about thirteen years of operation, one Korean MMORPG is calling it quits. Gravity Corp's ROSE Online closed its doors earlier this week...

Online shooter Blacklight Retribution is sunsetting its PC servers in March

If you can squint back about seven years, you'll remember when Blacklight Retribution was a going concern on the pages of Massively-that-was as...

Ragnarok Online 2 stumbles into maintenance mode as Gravity officially ends development

It looks like it's lights out for Ragnarok Online 2, Gravity Interactive's core sequel to the long-running Ragnarok Online (yes, there are several...

Working As Intended: The MMOs we lost in 2018

While we lost several painful MMOs in 2016 and 2015, 2017 was noticeable chiefly because we lost a large number of small MMOs,...

Robot Entertainment is shutting down multiple online games, including Orcs Must Die! Unchained

They weren't big games on MMO websites, but online multiplayer fans will still be sad to see them go: Orcs Must Die! Unchained,...

The Daily Grind: What was the most painful MMO sunset of 2018?

I have a feeling I know what the answer to this question is going to be for a lot of folks - WildStar...

The Stream Team: Farewell, WildStar

A bright world is going dark today. WildStar is shutting down. Losing a MMO is never a good thing, and farewells are never easy. Massively...
dang

The Daily Grind: Are you doing anything for WildStar’s sign-off?

Today is the day we say goodbye to WildStar for good, something that I am profoundly sorry to see happen. This was a game...

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