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MMO Week in Review: Sith happens

Star Wars The Old Republic's Legacy of the Sith launched this week, though as MOP's Hyperspace Beacon columnist Larry Everett explained, it hasn't thrilled...

MMO Week in Review: So did anybody find the ark yet

Maybe you didn't, but a whoooooole lot of people have been trying out Lost Ark this weekend following the delayed launch of the game...

MMO Week in Review: End of Dragons’ date, Star Citizen’s drama, WoW’s descent

This week in MMORPGs, Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons got a release date, Swords of Legends Online announced a free-to-play conversion, and Star...

MMO Week in Review: High Isle, Global Agenda, and three new MMORPGs

Wild week, right? Not only did Elder Scrolls Online reveal its High Isle chapter and Blizzard announced an unnamed survival game in a fresh...
Oh no snail.

MMO Week in Review: Blizzard’s getting a new boss

It might be hard to believe - or maybe it's just hard for me since time stopped two years ago and everything is weird...

MMO Week in Review: Lord of the Putting Those Plans On Hold For Now Online

Standing Stone Games floated - and then withdrew - yet another set of controversial changes for Lord of the Rings Online this week, this...

MMO Week in Review: Boaty McBoatface does Tamriel

Elder Scrolls Online appears to be joining forces with Guild Wars 2 to make 2022 the year of boats in MMOs, as the former...
Slash and asplode.

MMO Week in Review: Welcome to 2022, MMO gamers

The final week of 2021 didn't really slow down at all, and the new year was kicked off by the collective industry groan at...

MMO Week in Review: Daybreak’s Magic (The Gathering), PWE’s new owner

The week before Christmas certainly didn't slow down in MMO land: PWE and Cryptic got bought out by Embracer and slotted under Gearbox along...

MMO Week in Review: Crowfall’s sale, Fractured’s Gamigo ties, and FFXIV’s sales halt

It's the week before Christmas, so you know what that means: a whole bunch of weird stuff happening to mess up our carefully plotted...

MMO Week in Review: Delay of the Sith

This week, BioWare disappointed a whole bunch of folks, including us since we were hoping to give it an award this month, by delaying...
Dare to be stupid!

MMO Week in Review: Endwalker, ArcheAge, and turtle power

It was a helluva week here in the MMO genre, and it wasn't just because Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker finally hit early access and...

MMO Week in Review: Daybreak’s Marvel MMORPG, Gamigo’s RIFT promise

You might have thought a holiday week would be quiet, but this one definitely was not - in fact, it was only this past...

MMO Week in Review: ArcheAge’s new home and Actiblizz’s disgrace

I'm afraid this week was once again dominated by the dumpster fire still burning over at Activision-Blizzard HQ, as fresh accusations against Bobby Kotick...
It's fine.

MMO Week in Review: WoW joins the ‘End’ trend

World of Warcraft announced its 9.2.5 patch this week: Dubbed Eternity's End, it's a bit light on content doesn't have a timeframe yet, but...
Popcorn appropriately.

MMO Week in Review: Endwalker’s delay, Activision-Blizzard’s stock woes

You know it's a wild week when Elder Scrolls Online DLC gets pushed to the bottom: That's because Final Fantasy XIV delayed Endwalker another...

MMO Week in Review: Fallen Earth is baaaaaack

So this week could've been a dumpster fire, what with Blizzard flailing around trying to distract from the upcoming investor call and New World...

MMO Week in Review: Elyon arrives, WoW 9.1.5 is scheduled

Elyon finally rolled out to western players this week, and while it didn't melt the internet, it made a reasonably good splash, particularly since New...
Dare to be stupid!

MMO Week in Review: Everything Endwalker

This week, MOP's own Final Fantasy XIV expert Eliot Lefebvre got his hands on Endwalker as part of the massive media tour that wallopped...

MMO Week in Review: New World’s planned transfer system isn’t ideal

New World made it through its second week: It implemented detection for "bad-faith AFK players," it saw its queues come way down, and it...