the culling

The Culling returns, again, with an eyebrow-raising new business model

You all remember The Culling and The Culling 2, right? Xaviant Games tried to launch game-show-themed battle royale The Culling 2 back in 2018,...

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 15th. Readers will...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG studio had the best communication in 2018?

This past fall, Star Citizen's Chris Roberts raised more than a few eyebrows when he claimed that "no other game shares as much information...

The Culling: Origins goes back to basics, makes game free-to-play

It's been a couple of months now since the catastrophic launch and subsequent cancellation of Xaviant Games's battle royale title The Culling 2, which...

The Culling 2 has been canceled as devs agree it was ‘not a game that you asked for’ and return to work on The Culling

Earlier this week, we covered the shaky launch of Xaviant Games' The Culling 2, a battle royale title that was billed as a new-and-improved sequel...

The Culling 2 appears to be dead on arrival thanks to quality issues and angry Culling fans

Does the industry need more battle royale games? Allow me to play devil's advocate for a second and say that it does. After all,...

PSA: The Culling is free to try this weekend

Brutal deathmatch arena game The Culling has temporarily reduced the financial barrier to entry, allowing anyone to try it out for free this weekend. From...

The MOP Up: EVE Online phases out DirectX 9 (June 5, 2016)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Betawatch: WoW Legion is launching in August (April 22, 2016)

This week, Blizzard announced that World of Warcraft's sixth expansion, Legion, will indeed arrive this summer as planned. August 30th is the big day....

The Culling’s first big patch introduces playable female toons

Launched into early access back in March, The Culling is a short-scale battle royale survival game that's already pumping out patches. Ahead of PAX,...
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The Culling launches into early access even earlier than promised

Did you see the announcement that The Culling would be launching into early access on March 8th and weep bitter tears because you couldn't...
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The Culling runs through its closed alpha test

The Culling, that Hunger Games-inspired multiplayer deathmatch game, is currently in the thick of its closed alpha test. A "select number of participants" pulled...

Make My MMO: Inside The Repopulation & Hero’s Song (February 13, 2016)

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, two studios spoke to Massively OP in-depth about their major crowdfunding decisions in 2016. Pixelmage Games' John Smedley told...

The Culling crafts a bloody battle royale

In a happier, more peaceful world we would be sharing with you a new game called The Cuddling, in which everyone hugs and no...