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WoW Factor: Is World of Warcraft a good value for the money?

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There are a lot of reasons to not be subscribed to World of Warcraft at the moment, although "the current state of the game...

Choose My Adventure: The Elder Scrolls Online welcomes me back with open arms and fun quests

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You know that moment in an MMORPG - or even a single-player RPG - where you boot up the game after a long hiatus...

Interview: ArcheAge studios on the move to Kakao, bans, land rushes, and the future of the game

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One of the surprises the end of 2021 had in store for MMO players was the move of XLGAMES' ArcheAge and ArcheAge Unchained from...

The Daily Grind: What was the best new zone added to an MMO in 2021?

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As a SWG Legends player, I was thrilled to see the launch of Bespin to a Star Wars Galaxies rogue server this year. Not...
I circle the waterfront, I'm watching the sea.

WoW Factor: WoW Classic’s Season of Mastery is starting to gall me

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So here's a column that might be a bit more woolly than recent installments of this particular column. One of the thing that I've...
Please listen.

Massively Overthinking: What are your most on-brand MMORPG class archetypes?

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A while back in MOP's work chat, we were chatting about Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons and how its elite specs line up...
Over and over.

WoW Classic announces the official start of Season of Mastery servers on November 16

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It looks like the Season of Mastery over in WoW Classic is starting sooner rather than later. The official site has just updated announcing that...
Mad fake mode.

World of Warcraft: Classic promises more changes to Molten Core and Onyxia for the Season of Mastery servers

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In the beginning, there was nothing but people stating that World of Warcraft was better when it was harder during Vanilla. Then, there was WoW Classic,...
A journey already taken.

WoW Factor: What the Season of Mastery says about WoW Classic

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The fracturing has begun. That's what sticks out to me when I look at WoW Classic's Season of Mastery limited-time experiment. Obviously, this is not entirely...

First impressions: Elyon is a boring world with compelling gameplay and customization systems

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I’m going to be perfectly honest, I went in to Elyon with some pretty low expectations. Watching it be transmuted from Ascent: Infinite Realm,...

Aether Story melds ‘glory days’ of classic JRPGs with the modern MMO

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Two tastes that go good together: Peanut butter and chocolate. Strawberry and kiwi. Vanilla Ice and Ninja Turtles. And old school-style Japanese RPGs and......

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best weapon animations?

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I remember back when World of Warcraft was just plain vanilla and there was plenty of time to observe things during the countless fights....

Casually Classic: Why it’s so good to Zangarmarsh and chill in WoW Classic

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Burning Crusade's Outland shows all the hallmarks of being a playground for developers to flex and try new things. I always was amused at...
Eat it, eat it, put it in your mouth and eat it.

Massively Overthinking: The curious cycle of MMO refunds, tutorials, and reviews

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MOP reader Steve recently posed us an intriguing question about the state of tutorials in MMOs and other games - and how those tutorials'...
For SOME REASON

Casually Classic: Why WoW Classic progression should end after Wrath of the Lich King

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Considering that we are just in the early months of Burning Crusade Classic, I think it might be both premature and presumptuous to be...

ArcheAge Unchained hands out a stuffed cow sheriff in latest ArchePass as the Freedom Festival returns

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There's a new sheriff in town. A new cowboy. Who also happens to be a cow boy. That's the primary feature of ArcheAge Unchained's...

First Impressions: Diving into Oblivion portals with companions in Elder Scrolls Online’s Blackwood

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Like clockwork, The Elder Scrolls Online has flung wide the gates of its annual chapter release. This time, in Blackwood, we are headed to...
These references, however, remain.

Casually Classic: The WoW Classic vanilla era is over, and I won’t miss it

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With the launch of World of Warcraft Classic's Burning Crusade this past week, the door has been (mostly) closed on what is now being called...

Casually Classic: Ranking WoW Classic’s racial and class mounts

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Now that the pre-patch has arrived for WoW Classic's Burning Crusade, leveling characters are enjoying being able to snag a mount at level 30...

WoW Classic backs down on cloning prices, connects soon-to-be-desolated servers

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You see, it wasn't just us complaining about the obscenely high price point of WoW Classic's upcoming cloning service. The $35 option received so...

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