Embers Adrift’s Forgotten Depths adds a new dungeon and mentoring system

Embers Adrift is slated to roll out its March patch today for fans of the indie MMO experience. It's called the Forgotten Depths patch,...

Albion Online East server suffers a series of technical mishaps upending invasion mechanics

Last week, Albion Online's newly released Albion East server started causing problems for Albion West, with instability and crashes affecting players of the sandbox...

Albion Online’s new video walks through the sandbox journey from zero to hero

As the preorder headstart for Albion Online's Albion East server continues this weekend before the free-to-play launch, Sandbox Interactive is very much aware that...

APB Reloaded’s 2023 roadmap plans include hosting upgrades, anti-cheat and anti-griefing, and new features

The Herculean effort to drag APB: Reloaded kicking and screaming into the modern age is going to doggedly continue through this year if a...

Lord of the Rings Online makes Before the Shadow mini-expansion available for in-game currency

As promised, Lord of the Rings Online's recent mini-expansion is now available to purchase with LOTRO Points as well as a credit card. To...

Kickstarted MMO Past Fate previews the first 30 minute of its alpha gameplay experience

Did you happen to miss out on the earlier open alpha weekend of Past Fate? Maybe you forgot or you got busy or some...

Lord of the Rings Online talks monster play and Guardian class changes

More changes and adjustments to Lord of the Rings Online's odd PvP system are on the way with this month's Update 35. In a...

Choose My Adventure: New tutorials and old habits see Destiny 2’s hooks set in

I'm going to admit it to myself: In spite of my misgivings about what awaits me at the endgame, I can feel myself getting...

Choose My Adventure: Returning to Destiny 2 was both bumpy and engaging

As we close out this random whim of mine to enter shooter MMOs for this month's Choose My Adventure, we clear out our list...

World of Warcraft: Dragonflight sees its first level 70 character that has never left the boat to Exile’s Reach

The starting experience in World of Warcraft makes sense. You sail on a ship to Exile's Reach, you complete a bunch of quests, you...

Not So Massively: Voidtrain’s Next Fest demo leaves a terrible first impression

It's hard to find a survival game with an original premise these days. Dinosaurs? Done. Alien worlds? Done. Zombies? Done to (un)death. But how...
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Perfect Ten: 10 things I really dislike about Final Fantasy XI

You don't have to dig very far to find my articles saying nice things about Final Fantasy XI. I say them often. I'd be...

Choose My Adventure: Global Agenda provides a classic MMO ass-beating

I'll be one of the first to admit that in spite of my desire to get into a shooter MMO/multiplayer game this month, I'm...

Sandbox MMORPG Reign of Guilds reels back its early access feature set and holds Steam playtests

Ideally, a game in a form of open testing/open access adjusts its plans as necessary, and that appears to be the case for Reign...

Swords ‘n Magic and Stuff downsizes to a two-person team after a tumultuous 2022

Michael Kocha, the head developer of Kindred Games' multiplayer RPG Swords 'n Magic and Stuff, has had a very busy few months. Kocha offers...

Dysterra announces a free weekend on Steam, launches Season 2 update with new maps, weapons, and items

Dysterra might have made its early access release just this past November, but it apparently is rushing forward into Season 2, which is the...
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Perfect Ten: Tutorial topics every MMO really needs to cover

Tutorials are important in MMOs. No MMO has a great one, unfortunately. I don't just mean in the cases where returning players could use...

EVE Online’s latest patch updates the visuals of the Minmatar Rifter and sells newbie ship skins for all

It's not often that vets of EVE Online would look at new players with a sense of envy, but a recent update to the...

The Game Archaeologist: PlaneShift, the poster child of open-source MMOs

As the character creation screen fades out, a dark vista fades into being. The fledgling adventurer looks around at dim shapes and sinister movements...

Prosperous Universe devs share one last blog about server and UI updates

Before the devs of Prosperous Universe vacated the office for a holiday break, they had one final dev blog to write players of the...