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

So, bye.

Demon’s Souls servers turn off tomorrow

There's been a trend over the past several years of games that are not MMOs but still have a pretty robust suite of online...

Cabal 2 calls it quits in the west

If you have any pressing business left in Cabal 2, don't put it off for too long. ESTsoft announced last week that...

Perpetuum Online developer: MMO felt like a ‘no-win scenario’

At the end of the game's life, when the lights are going out and the developers drifting off to different positions, the most...

EVE Online is shuttering EVE Voice in March

More chunks of EVE Online are on the chopping block this week, as CCP announced today that it's sunsetting EVE Voice with...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO sunset had the biggest impact on you?

If you've been playing MMOs long enough, you've probably lived through at least one sunset of a beloved game world. In fact, I bet...

MMO devs discuss the painful process of shutting down online games

Have you ever thought about what it is like for developers and community managers who handle online games that are being shut down?...

Minecraft developer announces the shutdown of card game Scrolls

Minecraft developer Mojang revealed this week that it will be shutting down its online card game Scrolls on February 13th. This...

Video game preservationists attempt to raise $450K to rez Marvel Heroes [Updated]

(We've updated below with MMOBomb's detailed investigation into this Indiegogo - short story, don't go handing over your dough.) With Marvel Heroes dead and...
So long, guy. You looked good.

The Daily Grind: Has the MOBA bubble burst?

The past few weeks have not been kind for fans of MOBAs. In a short span of time we've lost Paragon, Master...

The Stream Team: Farewell, Master X Master

It is never a happy day to see a game end. Perhaps inevitable in the grand scheme of life, but never happy. Today Massively...
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PWE will sunset MOBA Gigantic in July because it couldn’t ‘break through in a crowded market’

Gigantic is on the short road to sunset, I'm sorry to report. The move by publisher PWE won't surprise many players, as the development...

Linkrealms is sunsetting today

Sad news this morning: Linkrealms is sunsetting, today if our read of the letter sent to players yesterday is correct, since today...
This is going to go exactly how you think, if you actually think about it.

Western gamers start petition to save Paragon while Chinese players await info

It shouldn't really need to be said, but Paragon has fans. You may not love it yourself, but there are a lot of...

Epic shutters Paragon over playerbase size woes, declaring it ‘unsustainable’

When Epic Games admitted last week that Paragon's playerbase just couldn't seem to push past its core, many fans all but expected

Hyperspace Beacon: No, Star Wars The Old Republic isn’t on the verge of sunset

I recently read a wild argument based on unsubstantiated rumor that Star War: The Old Republic is nearing its end of life,...

Fragmented is ‘more or less in maintenance mode’ due to lack of revenue

Over the weekend, we added a new entry to our "whatever happened to X" series with a quick note about Fragmented, the...

Hell freezes over: Devilian to sunset in March

Two-year-old Devilian will not make it to its third birthday, we are sorry to report. Trion Worlds announced on Friday that it...

Perpetuum to shut down official servers next week

Time is running short for robotic MMO Perpetuum Online -- but plans are moving forward to keep the game alive with a couple...

Radiant Worlds is rescued but SkySaga’s fate remains uncertain

Things looked very bleak for SkySaga and its parent company Radiant Worlds last August when the upcoming multiplayer game shut down production...

PWE is sunsetting both Battle of the Immortals and War of the Immortals next week

Add two more to the sunset list: Perfect World announced last month that it will sunset the international versions of six-year-old

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