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MMO Week in Review: Catching an early Dragonflight

World of Warcraft's Dragonflight expansion officially launched this week, setting players up for a holiday season of flying dragons and new zones to explore....

MMO Week in Review: Crowfall closes, Camelot collects coin

One game enters, one game exits, another game... malingers. Camelot Unchained, Kickstarted almost 10 years ago, announced that it's received another $15M in outside...
Fine, whatever.

MMO Week in Review: Corporate greed was China’s WoW killer

The second Dragonflight prepatch wave in World of Warcraft was rather overshadowed this week by the not unexpected but still disturbing news that Blizzard...

MMO Week in Review: Last stand in Lion’s Arch

Guild Wars 2 finished out its season one reboot with a bang this week thanks to the release of episode five, which tasks players...

MMO Week in Review: A fresh start for New World

New World took off again this week with the launch of its fresh start servers, pushing Amazon Games to open dozens of new servers...

MMO Week in Review: Halloween, Brimstone Sands, and the Dragonflight prepatch

It's Halloween here in MMO land, which means it's damn near impossible to avoid candy corn, pumpkins, and spoopy jokes. But if you try hard,...

MMO Week in Review: To Brimstone Sands with 65K friends

New World is officially back on the map this week with the launch of Brimstone Sands that brought queues and new servers as players...

MMO Week in Review: Embers Adrift vs. the hot messes of Elyria and Aria

This week in MMOs, we had a pile of bad news: Legends of Aria's blockchain version changed its token and its name, and Chronicles...

MMO Week in Review: Overwatch Boo

It's obviously not an MMO, but take two for the MMO once planned as Project Titan didn't go to plan this week. Blizzard's Overwatch...

MMO Week in Review: The launch of Dual Universe

The MMORPG genre welcomed a new game this week - a Kickstarted one, no less - as Dual Universe officially opened its doors for...

MMO Week in Review: LOTRO’s mini-expansion, Star Citizen’s $500M, and Ultima Online’s 25th birthday

This week in MMOs, Lord of the Rings Online opened preorders for its fall mini-expansion, Before the Shadow, which offers a new leveling experience...

MMO Week in Review: Tower of Nightmares

No, that's not a Halloween haunted house; that's the name of Guild Wars 2's latest living world episode, which launched this past week. Also launching...

MMO Week in Review: Ascent Finite Air

Yet another eastern MMO heavily revised and then ported westward morphed into a temport this week as Kakao announced it'll sunset Elyon, fka Ascent...

MMO Week in Review: The preamble to Wrath Classic

With figurative summer reaching its conclusion, MMOs had another big week: World of Warcraft Classic launched the pre-patch for Wrath of the Lich King,...

MMO Week in Review: Buried Memory, Dune Awakening, and 10 years of Guild Wars 2

Gobs of MMOs timed their releases and previews for Gamescom this week, and none of them disappointed: Most notably, Guild Wars 2 rolled out...

MMO Week in Review: Garriott’s NFT game, the LOTR rights, and Guild Wars 2 on Steam

It was a busy - and drama-filled - week over here in MMORPG land, as the Richard Garriott-fronted crypto MMO got a name and...

MMO Week in Review: Delays for Nightingale and Throne & Liberty

You know the summer's winding down and we're deep into Q3 when the delay announcements start rolling in. This week, MMO players learned that...

MMO Week in Review: LOTRO Remastered

So Lord of the Rings Online had a surprisingly big week, and we don't just mean the impending Hobbit Lore-masters and C&D against the...

MMO Week in Review: Smedleyfaire

Amazon's New World released its Summer Medleyfaire update this week, prompting its highest player counts of the summer and stanching the playerbase bleed since...

MMO Week in Review: Like clockwork

Guild Wars 2's Clockwork Chaos episode released this week, reintroducing the polarizing villain Scarlet Briar to a whole new generation of living world players. Meanwhile,...