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MMO Week in Review: BlizzConline’s biggest news

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BlizzConline wasn't packed full of major surprises, thanks to educated guesswork and a devastating leak of all the WoW news the day before....

MMO Week in Review: WoW’s valor, Elite’s jerks

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Demonstrating once again why we can't have nice things, World of Warcraft dangled valor in front of players only to yank its original...

MMO Week in Review: Endwalker

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It's not the end, but it is an end: Final Fantasy XIV announced its Endwalker expansion this past Friday during its showcase....

MMO Week in Review: Gamestonk, Amazon, Jagex, and Blackwood

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Well this was a fun week - the week everyone learned how to stock market, and it was all thanks to GameStop, which...

MMO Week in Review: Guild Wars 2’s Power, KingsIsle’s acquisition

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This week in MMOs, Guild Wars 2 showed its true Power with... its Power episode. Chapter. Thing. Plus, KingsIsle got bought by...

MMO Week in Review: LOTRO plz

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So Lord of the Rings Online appears to have kicked off 2021 the way it ended 2020: on fire. This week, SSG was...
Fixed.

MMO Week in Review: Great expectations for (MMOs in) 2021

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So that first week of 2021 has been... interesting. While I'm sure you all have more important things to do than hang out...

MMO Week in Review: Riot’s MMO, Albion’s new owners, Elyria’s revival

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Who says nothing interesting happens right before the December holidays? Riot's working on an MMORPG, Albion Online's studio just got bought out,...
Woods.

MMO Week in Review: MMOs at the edge of 2021, from Crimson Desert to Gates of Oblivion

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While many PC and console gamers were obsessed with Cyberpunk 2077's launch this week, the MMO industry was busy delivering its outlook for the...

MMO Week in Review: Unbreaking Daybreak

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If Daybreak's been a bit of a punching bag in the MMO genre over the last five years, it's only because of its long...
All things go, all things go.

MMO Week in Review: Into the Shadowlands

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So if you were all but holding your breath to see whether Blizzard was going to pull off World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, you...

MMO Week in Review: Calling a Truce

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It was a surprisingly huge week for MMORPGs, even setting aside the fact that WoW Shadowlands launches tomorrowday. Guild Wars 2 released...

MMO Week in Review: Next-gen is now-gen

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The Xbox Series and PlayStation 5 systems launched this week, which meant that a lot of companies who weren't launching games along with...

MMO Week in Review: Marching to Markarth

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If the last couple of years have taught us anything, it's to appreciate a low-key week when everything was fine and nothing was actively...

MMO Week in Review: WoW Shadowlands repositions for launch

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This week in MMOs, we learned that Guild Wars 2's Steam launch and Path of Exile's next league would be delayed, which...

MMO Week in Review: No, LOTRO’s War of Three Peaks is not an ‘expansion’

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This week, we took a first deep-dive into Torchlight III (we found it cheerfully "adequate"!) and struggled to puzzle out just why Standing...
Physicality.

MMO Week in Review: Squishy squish squish

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World of Warcraft's Shadowlands pre-patch launched successfully this week, with some squishing and some bugs and some downtime and some meandering through...

MMO Week in Review: Crucible is canceled

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Good news, junior high students everywhere: The Crucible is canceled! Nobody even likes that play. It's boring and sanctimonious and tedious - good...
This is really what you're going with, huh.

MMO Week in Review: Shadowlands postponed

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World of Warcraft's Shadowlands delay - to later in 2020 - was by far the biggest news of the week, all but...

MMO Week in Review: The week Bethesda got bought

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Welp, it definitely wasn't a boring week over here in the world of online games. It all kicked off on Monday, when Microsoft...

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