Vitae Aeternum

Vitae Aeternum is a New World column by multiple members of the MOP staff. [Follow this column’s RSS feed]

Vitae Aeternum: New World Aeternum’s stagger changes could make or break the game

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In all the hubbub over New World's controversial Aeternum relaunch, there's one element of the update that's been largely overlooked. The features infographic mentions...

Vitae Aeternum: A new theory on what went wrong with New World’s 2024 plans

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The New World fanbase is still reeling from the fallout over the announcement of its soft relaunch on consoles as New World: Aeternum. Something...

Vitae Aeternum: New World’s Aeternum relaunch is actually a solid update – with terrible timing and comms

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After months of waiting, New World's June mystery announcement has been revealed as New World: Aeternum, a console release coupled with a rebranding and...

Vitae Aeternum: So just what is New World’s big June announcement?

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For the past few months, Amazon Games has repeated the same mantra in regards to New World's future: Wait for the announcement in June....

Vitae Aeternum: Analyzing New World’s ‘content drought,’ comms chaos, and lack of a 2024 expansion

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The always cantankerous New World community is in even more of an uproar than usual lately. Go to any of its social media, and...

Vitae Aeternum: New World’s dungeon finder is a welcome addition

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A few weeks ago, New World finally launched its cross-world expedition group finder, otherwise known as a dungeon finder. While it was arguably overdue,...

Vitae Aeternum: The ups and downs of New World’s revamped story

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In the early days, I made the argument that New World's narrative, while minimal, deserved more credit than it was getting. Since then, however,...

Vitae Aeternum: Predicting New World’s 2024 roadmap

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Every year, the Massively Overpowered staff gathers to make predictions for the year to come in MMORPGs. But I have so many thoughts on...

Vitae Aeternum: Five MMO tips for New World Rise of the Angry Earth newbies

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With the hype around Rise of the Angry Earth, a lot of players are starting or restarting their journey in New World. In my...

Vitae Aeternum: New World Rise of the Angry Earth’s generous endgame and season three

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We have now arrived at the final installment of my impressions of New World's first paid expansion, Rise of the Angry Earth. Having already...

Vitae Aeternum: New World Rise of the Angry Earth’s uneven Elysian Wilds and main story

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In my first post covering New World's Rise of the Angry Earth expansion, I laid praise upon the new mounts and riding skill, as...

Vitae Aeternum: Rise of the Angry Earth mounts and flail are the lift New World needed

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New World's first expansion is here, although if I'm being honest it feels more like the second expansion, considering the scale of the Brimstone...

Interview: New World’s Scot Lane on Edengrove housing, transmog tokens, and more

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In part one of my interview with New World's game director Scot Lane, we covered topics such as the game's past, future plans, and...

Interview: New World’s Scot Lane on the MMO’s past, future, and upcoming dungeon finder

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New World launched two years ago today. While it may have stumbled out of the gate, I believe it has since evolved into one...

Vitae Aeternum: The pros and cons of New World’s transmog

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In my very first Vitae Aeternum two years ago, I criticized some of the ways New World lacks character customization. It took a while,...
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Previewing New World’s Rise of the Angry Earth expansion: Artifact gear, endgame, crafting, and onward

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In my previous Vitae Aeternum column, I covered the big tentpole features of New World's first paid expansion, Rise of the Angry Earth, including...
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New World’s first expansion, Rise of the Angry Earth, launches October 3 with mounts, flails, new housing, and more

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New World's 2023 roadmap promised its first expansion, but until now, we had few details on what that meant. Recently the folks at Amazon...

Vitae Aeternum: New World’s second season improves on the first

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New World's first attempt at seasonal content didn't exactly impress, but in typical New World fashion, the developers at Amazon Games have already made...

Vitae Aeternum: Touring New World’s housing system

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Whenever I've talked about player housing in New World, my coworkers have requested tours of my in-game homes. Being a lazy worker looking to...

MMO Burnout: Dramatic Labs finds the right tone for Star Trek Resurgence

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As a longtime gamer and observer of the industry, I know it can be tough to get excited about new announcements and releases. We’re...

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