I consider myself something like a Priest.

World of Warcraft posts initial patch notes for patch 7.2 testing

The initial build of World of Warcraft patch 7.2 is up for testing now, but be fairly warned: It's not all of the patch....

Overwatch explains the goal of the PTR to players, and it’s not about balance

D. Va has taken a bit of a drubbing in the most recent Overwatch patch on the test server. Her guns do less damage...
Ultimate pens.

DC Universe Online releases new powers for stat revamp testing

A lot of testing needs to go into DC Universe Online's stat revamp to make sure that all of the game's powers and such...
Lineage Eternal: Seeper of Rolls.

Check out a ton of footage of Lineage Eternal gameplay

Good news for Lineage Eternal fans who have eagerly waited for any news about the game: You have some videos to watch now. You've...
It's official, I can't tell the difference between this and TERA now.

ArcheAge’s Revelation has landed on the PTS

ArcheAge's December expansion is just two weeks away, and Trion Worlds is full steam ahead with putting Revelation through its paces on the public...

The Daily Grind: Do you make use of your MMORPG’s public test realms?

The patch server. The PTR. The PTS. Whatever your MMORPG calls it, it's probably got one: some sort of publicly accessible server that gets the...
You deserve what you got.

Try out Darkfall: Rise of Agon for free starting this Friday

One of the Darkfall reboots, Rise of Agon, is seriously stepping up its game this week -- in more ways than one. The fantasy MMO...
They're chasing the point, I think.

Wild Terra is open to testing for everyone until September 14th

You can download and play Wild Terra right now without having to pay a dime. The game has opened testing briefly for everyone, allowing...

Elder Scrolls Legends drops NDA, gives tips for advanced deck building

30If you have been playing in the Elder Scrolls Legends beta, we want to hear about your experiences. And it is now OK to share...

WildStar is making big game changes with its Heroes Evolved patch

You might have sensed a few changes in the wind coming for ol' WildStar, probably because Carbine's been hinting at and teasing them pretty...
I will admit that I expected the end already.

Gigantic hosts one last weekend stress test event

The Gigantic closed beta is closing soon, but not without one last big closed beta event. The team is looking for as many people...

Help stress test Fragmented tonight

Fragmented is plotting a stress test tonight in prep for its early access launch next week. Above & Beyond says that participation in its Repopulation-spinoff...
It's not in one piece now.

Fragmented Early Access kicks off on April 26th

The engine woes of The Repopulation have led to its spinoff, Fragmented, and that spinoff has a Steam page now. You can't jump into...

Lessons learned from Crowfall’s Siege Perilous test

Crowfall's pre-alpha population is currently battling it out in Siege Perilous, a limited-scope test designed to try out the game's new castle siege system....
Also, it's crazy random.

The Daily Grind: Are you reluctant to test MMOs you’re excited to play?

Am I excited, with some reservations, about World of Warcraft's next expansion? You bet. Am I happy to be involved with the testing? Yes....
Getting carded.

Paragon’s guide to cards for testers

Pretty much every MOBA has some system in place for upgrading your chosen hero as you play. Paragon is making use of a card...

Massively Overthinking: Let’s play with the Gamer Motivation Model

Over the winter holidays, we wrote about game analytics consulting firm Quantic Foundry, which has published what it calls its "Gamer Motivation Model" --...

New research illuminates our gaming motivations

If you've ever thought that the Bartle test was a bit outdated, game analytics consulting firm Quantic Foundry has a new gamer psych chart for you....

Trove begins testing 5v5 battle arena

Not everyone gets along all of the time, even in Trove. And Trion Worlds wants to let players know that it's OK to have...
Keep it going, folks.

Das Tal opens up its first persistent test server on October 31st

An MMORPG is going to put any set of network architecture under an incredible amount of strain. It's going to dropkick your netcode and...