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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,...
Hey. I got a ball.

MMO Week in Review: Soulframe, Dragonflight, and Unity

Warframe's Digital Extremes stole the MMO show this week, not with Warframe but with Soulframe, the company's next MMORPG. Meanwhile, World of Warcraft began Dragonflight's...

MMO Week in Review: That billboard

The now-infamous Final Fantasy XIV ERP-club billboard was live only a few days, but that was more than enough to prompt the MMORPG community...
A whole new wait, no, not doing this song, never mind.

MMO Week in Review: RIP TERA

The western MMO fanbase said farewell to TERA this week as Bluehole forced Gameforge to shut it down for good, making it one of...
It's a landscape.

MMO Week in Review: WoW’s salvaged expansion cadence

Blizzard raised eyebrows this week by putting a launch window on World of Warcraft's Dragonflight expansion that is much sooner than anyone expected given...

MMO Week in Review: Dragonslayer

Neverwinter released its Dragonslayer module this week on both PC and console, getting the universe one step closer to fulfilling somebody's monkey's paw wish...

MMO Week in Review: High adventure in ESO High Isle

Elder Scrolls Online released High Isle this week, sending MMORPG players on PC into its yearly chapter to confront pirates, brigands, cultists, and worst...

MMO Week in Review: Do you guys not have wallets?

Welp, Diablo Immortal finally launched, and it's everything you'd expect from a Blizzard mobile title, which is to say, there's apparently a decent game...

MMO Week in Review: Daybreak terminates another Marvel MMO

Whether you're all broken up over Daybreak's canceled Marvel MMORPG probably depends on a few things, like maybe you're tired of Marvel, or maybe...

MMO Week in Review: V Rising is looking for new blood

V Rising stole the spotlight this week with its early access launch; its vampire theme has captivated sandbox fans. Plus, we poked our noses back...

MMO Week in Review: Spreadsheets in diversity space

Activision-Blizzard proved we really need a stronger term for "self-own" and "own-goal" in the English language as this week it attempted to demonstrate its...

MMO Week in Review: Spreadsheets in space in spreadsheets

EVE Fanfest announced one hell of a meme-made-real for fans this weekend with the revelation that it's teaming up with Microsoft for Excel integrations...

MMO Week in Review: Activision-Blizzard’s decline by the numbers

So, uh... yeah things aren't going so hot for Activision, Blizzard, or Activision-Blizzard, except for King, which is just peachy. ATVI's Q1 2022 investor...
Cool. This is cool. This is all really cool.

MMO Week in Review: 3/5 LFM need heals and tank PST link achieves no noobs

World of Warcraft announced Dragonflight this week, along with a LFD-less Wrath Classic that whipped the wider MMORPG community into a froth over the...
In the cold light of morning...

MMO Week in Review: Lord British, High Isle, and losing the housing lottery

The MMORPG industry came full circle this week as one of the original founders of the genre pitched another new game - laden with...

MMO Week in Review: Wargaming leaves Russia, Jagex hikes subs

We hope you like MMO industry news as much as the fun stuff because we got a whole lot of it this week: Wargaming...