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

Nexon is sunsetting mobile survival MMO Durango Wild Lands already

Welp, that didn't last long: Nexon announced last night that it's sunsetting Durango Wild Lands, a mobile survival MMO that kicked around in...
Well, this isn't ideal.

MMO Business Roundup: Nexon drops Tree of Savior, plus DUNE hires and Pearl Abyss’ new HQ

Nexon's let go yet another MMO from its publishing stable. According to MMO Culture, Nexon has announced that it's closing down its Japanese server...

Fallen Earth begins its Last Stand

After a slight delay due to patcher issues, Fallen Earth's 10th anniversary -- and its final hurrah in its current incarnation --

Paladins is shutting down in China on November 30

Publisher Tencent has come to an amicable decision with Hi-Rez Studios to shut down Paladins in China. The decision comes roughly three years...

Fallen Earth postpones anniversary event and server shutdown by a little bit

What happens when you try to shoehorn in an event into creaky infrastructure that you never built? Chances are, nothing good. Little Orbit is...

Bless Online has officially sunsetted – RIP, Bless

Back in June, Neowiz announced the sad news that Bless Online's western version on Steam - the last version left alive - was...

Fallen Earth is going offline indefinitely (but hope remains for a reboot)

Fallen Earth's 10th anniversary event is about to become the post-apocalyptic MMORPG's last hurrah - at least for now. Little Orbit announced on...

Internet spaceship roguelike MMO Lazarus is shutting down

We have a soft spot for plucky indie MMOs like Lazarus, and have been tracking its development since its inception. Described in...

Alpha MMO battle royale Mavericks has been canceled as its company enters bankruptcy

Mavericks is toast, I'm sorry to report this morning. GIbiz caught a notice posted on the website of the game's company, UK-based...

The Stream Team: Say good-bye as Worlds Adrift floats into the sunset

It's another sad day in our gaming verse as yet another title joins the realm of sunsetted games. Massively OP's MJ will be in...

After suggesting it’d save Player Studio, Daybreak has quietly shuttered it for EverQuest instead

Back in March, Daybreak appointed a new Producer for its long-running Player Studio program - that's the system that allowed players to...

Farewell, Atlas Reactor: Gamigo has officially sunsetted the first of its Trion MMOs

Just two and and half years after its official launch, Atlas Reactor has officially sunsetted. After buying up Trion's assets and games last...
This was not the worst, but we will buy the bus.

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...

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