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Pantheon talks up new crafting and gathering systems, April pre-alpha, and gameplay footage plans

Pantheon's March newsletter has arrived, and with it updates on the game's slow but steady push through pre-alpha. "We continue to see solid progress on...

Pantheon Rise of the Fallen discusses its take on open world design and its effects on gameplay and dungeons

Readers surely already know that Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen will be an open world MMORPG, which in turn arguably carries quite a lot...

The MOP Up: Wolcen comes to consoles

Action RPG Wolcen is expanding its realms this week as it jumps to consoles on March 15th. Maybe it's time to check out this...

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen schedules March pre-alpha test, posts new screenshots

The next round of Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen's pre-alpha testing is coming next week, Visionary Realms announced. The studio said that it's prepping servers...

Pantheon will test updates to crafting and gathering in this weekend’s pre-alpha

It may not be exciting, but Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen has apparently made gobs of progress on infrastructure that is largely invisible to...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite biome type in MMOs?

A while back, Pantheon posted some slides for some of its in-production biome types that caught my attention. Obviously, the mockups are slick, and...

Perfect Ten: 10 dead MMOs that should be revived for a second chance

I have always felt that it's such an enormous waste of everything when a live MMORPG is sunsetted and access to it is gone...

Pantheon’s January producer’s letter talks Aridola people, Avendyr’s Pass, and more

Say what you will about Pantheon's long development, but its monthly production newsletters arrive like clockwork. The January missive has now landed, and the...

Pantheon weaves a tale of its latest faction, the Aridola

As Visionary Realms continues to grind away at the development of Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen, it also is making a play for the...
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Pantheon Rise of the Fallen discusses development plans for the first portion of 2023

It's a new year and a new lineup of work for the developers of Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen, which is the primary focus...

The Stream Team: Heading into the newest raid of Final Fantasy XIV’s Patch 6.3

Gods revel, lands tremble, and MOP's Chris readies his Dancer for another Final Fantasy XIV livestream. Today, he'll be taking on the recently added...
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Pantheon Rise of the Fallen’s first monthly pre-alpha test runs for 24 hours on January 28

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen pledged that it would be running pre-alpha tests every month starting in 2023, and it is holding fast to...

End-of-Year Eleven: The top MMOs to watch in 2023

You know how some people like to push this narrative that "MMOs are dying?" If that was actually true, then my job to round...

Pantheon shares a fireside chat with EverQuest co-creator Steve Clover

It's hard to debate that the death of Brad McQuaid cast a pall across Visionary Realms and its Pantheon project. And even though the...

Wisdom of Nym: What we learned from the second Final Fantasy XIV Gods Revel, Lands Tremble live letter

You know what's going to be very interesting with Gods Revel, Lands Tremble? Unlike a usual x.3 patch for Final Fantasy XIV, this one...

Pantheon Rise of the Fallen celebrates a ‘milestone month’ thanks to monthly pre-alphas and influencer livestream

The producer of Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen is looking back at December with fondness in the game's latest newsletter, which he calls...

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen pledges monthly pre-alpha tests in 2023

The testing cadence for Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen is about to pick up pace, as the studio announced that it's going to be...
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Pantheon Rise of the Fallen confirms its next pre-alpha test for December 3

Pre-alpha testing for Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen is back on the menu once again, as the latest monthly digest confirms that a 24-hour...
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Pantheon Rise of the Fallen’s latest dev podcast elaborates on ‘the Pantheon Difference’

With the number of MMOs that are milling about nowadays, you have to make your game stand out if you're entering the space, and...

Pantheon Rise of the Fallen looks back at 2022’s dev progress, continues to vaguely promise more pre-alpha

We're not even done with this year yet, but that isn't going to stop the devs of Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen from taking...