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MMO Week in Review: Aeternum, Fippyfest, and Equinox

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New World has continued to dominate the MMORPG genre conversation all week as Amazon doubled down on insisting it's now an ARPG and annoying...

MMO Week in Review: Aeternum, Janthir Wilds, Dawntrail, Gold Road, and War Within

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The not-E3 of early June seemed like it wouldn't have much in store for MMORPGs, but this week delivered in the end: New World...

MMO Week in Review: Unparalleled, Desperate Defiance, and Adrift

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The week or so between Memorial Day and Not E3 is always packed with reveals and updates, and this week was no different for...

MMO Week in Review: Cataclysm II

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World of Warcraft has been rent asunder with Cataclysm - again - as this week the expansion cracked open WoW Classic. Meanwhile, we worried about...
Reveal to me your secrets! Please.

MMO Week in Review: Pandaria Remix, Loot Reborn, Wayfinder Echoes

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What a hell of a week for the MMO genre! Good and bad, as it were. We got previews of FFXIV Dawntrail, Guild Wars 2's...

MMO Week in Review: V Rising, Legends of Aria, Corepunk, and WoW Dark Heart

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We had a mediumly newsy week here in the massively multiplayer world: Wagadu Chronicles announced a shutdown mid-early access, Legends of Aria Classic properly...

MMO Week in Review: Back to playing Uncle Owen, this time in SWTOR

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Star Wars The Old Republic timed the announcement for its next big thing perfectly for Star Wars Day: This week, the team revealed GU...
Horn'd

MMO Week in Review: The deaths of ArcheAge and BlizzCon 2024

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This was definitely not my favorite week in MMO history: Not only did we get sunset announcements for both ArcheAge and Genfanad but Blizzard...
Lots of people, sure, why not.

MMO Week in Review: PlanetSide 2 departs Daybreak, WoW tests War Within

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PlanetSide 2 is undergoing another round of upheaval this week as EG7-owned Daybreak announced that it's transferring development of the game over to EG7-owned...

MMO Week in Review: Blizzard returns to China, WoW makes a mix tape

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Blizzard and NetEase finally confirmed long-running rumors that they're putting the band back together: The companies agreed this week to renew their partnership more...

MMO Week in Review: Season of the Guardian

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New World finally limped its way to Season of the Guardian, which frustratingly launched with a long list of bugs - but also player acknowledgement...

MMO Week in Review: Awaiting Guild Wars 3, accounting World of Warcraft

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If you were prescient enough to put Guild Wars 3 on your predictions post from last year, congratulations: an NCsoft exec defending another NCsoft...
No, I will not use metaverse pictures.

MMO Week in Review: Dawntrail, Plunderstorm, and the Riot MMO

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You gotta love weeks stuffed so full of MMORPG news that we can't even decide what to focus on! This week, Final Fantasy XIV...

MMO Week in Review: Scions of Ithelia, Building a Foundation

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It was a week of big updates for the MMORPG genre, as Elder Scrolls Online released Scions of Ithelia and Star Wars The Old...

MMO Week in Review: Beta testing Cataclysm like it’s 2010

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World of Warcraft Classic is on the edge of its next big thing: WoW Classic Cataclysm slipped into beta this week, and though we...

MMO Week in Review: Fippyfest’s fancy fifteen-hundred fee

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How much would you pay to attend a fanfest for your favorite MMORPG? If you said $1500 plus airfare and accommodations on top, then...

MMO Week in Review: From Nightingale to Fippyfest

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It was a weird but packed week for MMORPGs and not-so-massively titles: Gearbox announced it's bringing back fan-favorite Gigantic, Nightingale sailed into early access,...

MMO Week in Review: PlanetSide 2 up in the air

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EG7-owned Daybreak Games, the company formerly known as SOE, admitted it's sold off the entire PlanetSide IP as of January; apparently, it was worth...

MMO Week in Review: Skull & Bones departs drydock

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Skull & Bones finally drifted into its soft launch open beta after eleventy billion delays and do-overs, and... it's actually not terrible? And it's...

MMO Week in Review: Blizzard’s brand-new boss

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Meet the new boss, same as the... well, actually we don't know how samey Johanna Faries is going to be just yet. She's replacing...

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