Major studio known to MMO fans primarily for The Crew and The Division.

The Stream Team: Character creation for a modded Conan Exiles one-shot

After exploring a slew of mods and even checking out an impromptu crafted dungeon, Massively OP's Larry and MJ are prepared to begin Larry's...

MMO Business Roundup: NetEase’s Worlds Untold, Embracer, Ubisoft, unionization, and Epic v. Google

Welcome back to another quick roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry and business news. Numbers numbers numbers! NetEase - The Chinese megacorp NetEase just can't...
So many colors in the rainbow.

Perfect Ten: Classic video games that would make terrible MMORPGs

There was a time when MMORPGs were all based on existing storied single-player RPG franchises, and that time was when Ultima Online launched and...
Must we?

MMO Business Roundup: Gaming addiction, GTA6, Ubisoft layoffs, Epic v. Google, and more

Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. There's been a lot this week, so we'll keep 'em brief! Addiction: A woman...

Neverwinter’s Spelljammer module sends players into Wildspace with today’s launch

As promised, today is patch day for Cryptic's Neverwinter, in spite of the shadow of studio layoffs hanging over the company thanks to Embracer's...

Neverwinter previews Spelljammer’s Defense of the Moondancer trial

On Halloween, Cryptic rather abruptly announced Spelljammer, Neverwinter's next module, for November 7th. In addition to adding a new adventure zone and overhauls of...

Ubisoft and EA deprecate a dozen multiplayer games, including Star Wars Battlefront II of ‘pride and accomplishment’ fame

You can either chalk it up to the inescapable march of time and technology, shrug indifferently that older games are just dust in the...

Neverwinter’s Spelljammer launches November 7 with a new type of zone called Wildspace

Add one more major update to an MMORPG coming next week on November 7th: Neverwinter is launching its Spelljammer module that very crowded day. "In...

Indie MMORPG Monsters & Memories says its proof of concept is 70% complete

The crew at Niche Worlds Cult took to Reddit this week to make a case for Monsters & Memories, the charming throwback MMORPG that...

Skull and Bones has been delayed for at least the seventh time

Stop me if you've heard this one: Skull and Bones has been delayed again! At the top of the year, the company queued up...

The Division 2 applies several fixes to its Paradise Lost Incursion mission in latest patch

Regular players of The Division 2 were likely happy to see that the latest season brought back Incursion endgame missions among other things. What...

The Crew Motorfest is running another five-hour free trial on all platforms

Just a couple of weeks ago, Ubisoft was crowing about the launch of The Crew Motorfest, the third installment in its long-running multiplayer racing...

Former Ubisoft execs and employees were detained by French police over sexual misconduct allegations

It looks as if the French authorities are moving against Ubisoft employees who were among those accused in the studio's wide-reaching sexual misconduct exposé....

UK government body ‘opens the door’ for Microsoft’s buyout of Activision-Blizzard in preliminary approval

The long shoving match between Microsoft and the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) looks to be nearing its final stretch. The CMA has...
Forget it, back to the last place.

The Division 3 is happening, but it’s going to be a while before we see it

It's official: Ubisoft is moving ahead on making The Division 3. This seems like a no-brainer, really, when you consider how popular its apocalyptic shooter...

Ubisoft says The Crew Motorfest outperformed past first-week sales for The Crew franchise

Ubisoft might be persona non grata around the gaming industry of late, but it's had a couple of rare wins - one of them...

Perfect Ten: 10 MMO things you can just stop waiting for

Sooner or later we all have to face facts and accept that something we wanted at one point is never actually going to happen....

Ubisoft Montreal employees accuse studio of lying about work-from-home policies as an RTO mandate begins

There is an upswell of anger amid the workers at Ubisoft Montreal, the developer of such titles as For Honor and Roller Champions. Most...

Skull and Bones loses yet another creative director as union assembles over labor conditions

With Skull and Bones now in closed beta testing after a half dozen significant delays, it's smooth sailing ahead for this frequently delayed pirate...

Sea monsters feasted well on 810 delicious pirate players during Skull and Bones’ brief CBT

Ubisoft's Skull and Bones closed beta was over almost as soon as it began, but those few players who got a sneak peek apparently...