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MMO Week in Review: People are going to an awful lot of trouble to play a 2004 MMO where the heroes don’t even have fingers

Did anybody read a damn thing other than City of Heroes rogue server news this week? Because so much happened! Elder Scrolls...

MMO Week in Review: SWTOR’s Onslaught eclipses ‘Big Blizzard’

It'd be tempting to make this week's headline all about Big Blizzard since that was far and away the biggest comment thread of...

MMO Week in Review: The myth of the BioWare magic

If you were hoping that if BioWare just kept its head down and buffed up Anthem, it could avoid the trainwrecks of...

MMO Week in Review: ‘The next evolution for EverQuest’

Raise your hand if you weren't expecting to see the words EverQuest Next pop up this week. Yeah, we're right there with you....
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MMO Week in Review: Albion free-to-play, WoW Classic, EVEsterdam, and FFXIV Tokyo

'Twas another huge week for the MMO industry: Albion Online announced it's going free-to-play, Blizzard teased news for WoW Classic,
Central division.

MMO Week in Review: The Division 2 is now a game *and* an athletics tier

The Division 2 joined the online gaming world's roster of looter-shooters this week, giving grumpy Anthem refugees something new to try. Meanwhile, Gamigo canceled...

MMO Week in Review: The LOTRO and DDO tech team deserves a nap and a hug

Did anybody else let out a cheer when Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons and Dragons Online finally came back up on...

MMO Week in Review: 143

This week I learned that in the '90s, the number "143" was used as code for "I love you." There was no way my...
Both hands!

MMO Week in Review: Guild Wars 2 navigates its own straits of devastation

If you thought ArenaNet and Guild Wars 2 were immune to NCsoft's recent corporate tinkering, you were in for a rude...

MMO Week in Review: The week when EA looked like the good guy

Activision-Blizzard had a rough week of its own making, as it announced record-high revenue for the year and in the same moment began...
The krogan, forever charging.

MMO Week in Review: So Apex Legends happened

So the bad news is that the gaming industry is having some issues. The good news is that it's still apparently

MMO Week in Review: Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers’ new class and race, Fortnite’s mega concert

Final Fantasy XIV stole the weekend if not the week by dropping a ton of new Shadowbringers info at the Paris Fan...

MMO Week in Review: Daybreak’s Fan Faire, Anthem’s VIP demo

Blink and you'll have missed it: Daybreak actually hinted at the return of an official Fan Faire this year, something the studio hasn't...

MMO Week in Review: Elder Scrolls Online’s Elsweyr chapter heralds five months of cat memes

I wouldn't go calling Elder Scrolls Online's Khajiit catgirls and catboys to their faces, but we're sure to be tempted this summer when...

MMO Week in Review: Hold my beer, says Activision to Unity

Oh I sure am glad the first full week of 2019 was calm and gentle as we ease into the new year... hah just...

MMO Week in Review: Atlas stumbles drunkenly into early access, yohoho and all that

2018 just cannot be stopped - not even the holiday season can put the brakes on this train. This week (and after several false...

MMO Week in Review: Daybreak’s all-in on battle royale

Oh, you might have thought the news would slow down ahead of the holidays, but we are just getting started, clearly. This week, Daybreak...

MMO Week in Review: Daybreak’s sad holiday tidings

Daybreak's latest round of mass layoffs Friday put a damper on a week that wasn't all bad, not even for Daybreak itself, as we...
THIS IS NOT FINE! THERE WAS NO REASON TO LET IT GO THIS LONG OR GET THIS BAD!

MMO Week in Review: The Fallout fallout and WildStar’s end

MMORPG fans said goodbye to WildStar this week as NCsoft sunsetted it for good after a four-and-a-half-year run. But out on the periphery...

MMO Week in Review: A Thanksgiving banquet of MMO dev quotes

This year's virtual MMO Thanksgiving was attended by the likes of Chris Roberts, David Brevik, CliffyB, Jace Hall, and some...

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