warm fuzzies

Gamers can be amazing when they try. Not everyone in MMOs is just another edgelord. “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.”

‘Tenno Against Crunch’: Warframe players urge devs not to overwork on updates

Here's a feel-good story to cap off your Veteran's Day whether you're stuck working or not: Warframe players on Reddit last week...

Guild Wars 2 devs and players raised over $65,000 for charity for Extra Life

It's always heartening to see MMO players band together for a good cause, as the Guild Wars 2 community did for the recent...

Elite Dangerous’ player-run Fuel Rats have rescued 50,000 stranded pilots to date

One of the worst things that can happen to a pilot in Elite Dangerous is that you run out of fuel in the...

Perfect Ten: Compliments to MMOs I don’t play

Back in September, Bree posed a Daily Grind question that I thought was genuinely intriguing. You know, for once. Just kidding, Bree! She...
Let it all out.

A story of rags to recovery (not quite riches) thanks to Warframe’s player-made content

Artist Frelling Hazmot is doing all right these days. He's paying back debts and making do with a rather substantial income. It's a far...

World of Warcraft factionless player Doubleagent hits 120 after years of picking herbs

World of Warcraft "celebrity" player Doubleagent has done it again: leveled to 120 solely on harvesting without ever picking a faction in the...

US Library of Congress grants DMCA exception for preserving online games

It's a win for the good guys, at least if you figure the good guys are on the side of preserving video game and...

Funcom allowed a fan to publish and sell a novel based on the Secret World franchise

Here's one for the warm fuzzies bin: MOP reader Ocho (@BigMikeyOcho) of Casual Aggro and Beyond the Veil was first to...
Yes, she has them.

Here’s how Overwatch’s Pink Mercy charity donations help fight breast cancer

It seems fitting to have used Overwatch's Mercy as the face of a charity for a medical cause, which happened earlier this year...

Go gnome or go home: The Running of the Gnomes in WoW kicks off tomorrow

It's once again time for the Running of the Gnomes in World of Warcraft, as the community bands together to help fight...

Players are apparently trying to save Pirates of the Burning Sea, so Portalus delayed its sunset

Earlier this month, we delivered the sad news that Portalus Games' Pirates of the Burning Sea was due to sunset at the...

Bethesda grants terminally ill 12-year-old’s wish to play Fallout 76

Go ahead and get some tissues handy, 'cause we've got a heartwarming tale of gaming goodness for you. According to a recent article published...
Sort of?

The Daily Grind: What’s the nicest thing you can say about an MMORPG you dislike?

I blame my colleagues in the writers room for this topic: We happened to be discussing the tragic comedy of Warhammer Online's awful...

EVE Online posts its September patch, econ report, and fundraiser for CCP Mankiller

Whether you think the Pearl Abyss buyout of CCP Games is certain doom or financial security, it's still business as usual...

Pirates of the Burning Sea is closing down, but the community might be able to save it

Bad news, but maybe also a tiny bit of good news too, for Pirates of the Burning Sea: Over the weekend, Portalus Games...

Overwatch players raised almost $13M to fight breast cancer in ‘Pink Mercy’ campaign

Remember last spring when Blizzard ran that big "Pink Mercy" charity campaign in Overwatch? The company's run the numbers, and it...

E3 2018: Fallout 76 partners with Habitat for Humanity for charity – you can contribute for a song (literally)

Still pumped for the full Fallout 76 reveal from last night? Or maybe concerned over the potential for PvP abuse? Regardless of your...

EVE Fanfest 2018: Two EVE players were married by the space pope. Yep.

Of all the fascinating things the EVE Online community has embraced over the game's almost 15-year lifetime, perhaps the most bizarre is

GDC 2018: Games can help humanity, be profitable, and get support from gamers

Games alone won't make the world better. They won't even make gamers better. We publish some articles that certainly seem pretty pro-games,...

Guild Wars 2 honors dearly departed MMO blogger Zach ‘Ravious’ Best with in-game quest

Last October, we were devastated to report that MMO blogger Zach "Ravious" Best had passed away at the young age of 36, taken...

ADVERTISEMENT

THE LATEST POSTS

adspacer

TOP CONTENT