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The Daily Grind: What older MMO feels like it holds up remarkably well graphically?

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I recognize that I may be biased here, but it always surprises me how good Final Fantasy XI actually looks. Sure, there are a lot...
Sexy, kinda.

The Daily Grind: How much does raw graphical power matter to you for MMOs?

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Graphics matter. It's really appealing to go with the general approach of being above simple graphics informing your opinion about a game, but we...
Da-boo-di.

The Daily Grind: What MMO would look the best with a cel-shaded style?

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I'm not really over Peria Chronicles, but one of the things that attracted my interest to the game was the loveliness of its cel-shaded...

Take a tour of a chunk of World of Warcraft remade in Unreal Engine 4

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There are a lot of landscapes in World of Warcraft that players can't readily forget. The cliffs, valleys, and scrubland of Durotar. The...
We got it back, after all.

The Daily Grind: Would you play an older MMO with completely new graphics?

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Gosh, City of Heroes is still a wonderful game... but boy, it really does show its age when I look at it now. The...
It's dark down here.

Neverwinter details the creation of Vanrakdoom and the Twisted Caverns

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Herein lies the great contradiction for the underground zones of Neverwinter: The designers want you to feel as if you're hopelessly lost within an...

Black Desert Online gets ready to show off its remastered graphics

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Is it possible for Black Desert to look any more gorgeous than it already does? Kakao apparently thinks so, because the developer has...
Build a little dark-house in your soul.

Crowfall hosts an hour-long art Q&A stream

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When your game maintains an aggressive schedule of streaming, it can be a bit of a problem when your usual streaming host isn't available...
Table this for now. Or later.

City of Titans introduces its costume designer while teasing character creation

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We haven't seen the character creation for City of Titans just yet, but you know that's going to be an important part of...
heard u was talkin shiz

Conan Exiles is working on making the UI more communicative and creatures more expressive

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The team behind Conan Exiles has been working hard over the past week, but a lot of that work has gone to...
HOT

Conan Exiles is moving forward with lava flow and combat revisions

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Do you have strong opinions on the flow of lava? It's possible you're a trained scientist who knows when it looks right or wrong,...
We all live in a potentially messy world.

The Daily Grind: How much do aesthetics impact your playstyle choices in an MMO?

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How your character looks affects your enjoyment of an MMO. This is almost a tautology; you spent time in the character creator, obviously, so...
GO GO POSING RANGER... wait, wrong one.

World of Warcraft shows off the caster animation changes coming in patch 7.3

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Casting spells has been a cornerstone of World of Warcraft since the game launched, and while the models and particle effects have gotten...
How are you not playing this on PC in the first place?

Final Fantasy XIV asks players to help design some new furniture

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Are there furnishings you wish were in Final Fantasy XIV but keep not getting added? Perhaps you can take matters into your own...

The Daily Grind: Do MMOs go overboard with particle effects?

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There was an old joke among myself and some of my friends playing World of Warcraft about how it was convenient that bosses...
El Creepy.

Neverwinter is making maps look creepy again and strongholds more small-guild friendly

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The bright side for environmental artists working on Neverwinter's next module is that so much of the content takes place in familiar areas....
A lot.

The Daily Grind: What will you do for costuming in an MMO?

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Yesterday, while talking to some friends in Final Fantasy XIV, I noted that 750,000 gil for an item I only wanted for cosmetic...
it me

Ship of Heroes asks for early UI feedback

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The UI matters a lot in an MMORPG -- at least if you're going to be staring at it pretty much constantly while you're playing...
Live by the ripoff, die by the ripoff.

League of Legends looks at how it brought back a winter-themed map design

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One does not play League of Legends in a quest for diverse play environments. This is kind of the nature of the MOBA;...

Ashes of Creation’s art will tell a story

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To focus more on building a game and not wrestling with tools, the Ashes of Creation team has been working with the Unreal...

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