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

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Perfect Ten: The most poorly managed MMO sunsets of all time

MMOs shut down. This is just kind of a reality. It's an unpleasant one, but we also are collectively aware that it happens and...
Whoops.

The Daily Grind: Do you check out sunsetting MMOs on their last days of operation?

I've never played Worlds Adrift, and in the near future I will never be able to do so. Despite this fact, I'm in no...

Amazon Game Studios is apparently suffering layoffs and game cancelations

Next week, we've got a piece coming in which one of my colleagues remarks that Amazon Game Studios' greatest claim to fame right now...

ELOA aka Warlords Awakening suffers the indignity of a triple shutdown

Here's a hat trick that no MMORPG ever wants to earn: being closed three times in a row. For Elite Lord of Alliance...

Bless Online’s western version will sunset on September 9

Yesterday, we covered the news that Bless Online was sunsetting in Japan, leading many of us to wonder whether the Steam version...

Bless Online’s Japanese server is sunsetting in August

It looks like yet another version of Bless Online is calling it quits, as the Japanese server admins announced yesterday it'll close down...

Worlds Adrift to close in July with ‘End of the World Party’

Say farewell to grappling hooks, sky piracy, endless exploration, and one promising SpatialOS MMORPG, because Worlds Adrift has announced that it is...
Vendetta Online

The sad remains of the Ouya console will finally sunset on June 25

About six years ago, a writer named Justin Olivetti on some site called Massively got an Ouya for his birthday and pitched a...

Tree of Life heads into maintenance mode today as studio Oddone moves to new projects

Tree of Life players, there's bad news and news for you today. Let's get the bad news out of the way first: It...
Hey, I duped that fair and square!

Meta: A heartfelt farewell to MMO Fallout

Anybody who's been watching MMOs long enough knows MMO Fallout: It's been a staple MMO website for the last decade, perhaps known best...

The Stream Team: Saying so long to Kritika Online

The gaming world suffers another casualty today. After a year and a half, Kritika Online is closing its doors. Massively OP's MJ is always...
Oh, cool.

Kritika Online’s last day up in the west is April 30, but TERA and Closers are offering incentives to refugees

Next week, the lights go down on Kritika Online. As announced back in March, En Masse is shuttering the game on April...

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...
All right!

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...

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