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Justin Olivetti’s occasional roundup of MMOs that may have fallen of your radar. [Follow this series’ RSS feed]

Whatever happened to Darkfall’s Rise of Agon and New Dawn?

Hey, whatever did happen to those Darkfall community spin-offs? It has been a while since we've touched base with these dueling projects, so let's...

Whatever happened to Requiem: Memento Mori?

Requiem: Memento Mori isn't a name that's often on the lips of MMO gamers. In fact, we wouldn't blame you if you were staring...

Whatever happened to post-apoc MMO shooter The Skies?

Tracking the progress of post-apocalyptic MMORPG shooter The Skies has been a bit of a journey, particularly if you follow the game's tag, since...

Hytale reels back regular update posts in favor of ‘a more significant set of reveals’

Continuing our sometimes Sisyphean task of keeping eyes on every developing MMO under creation, we're plucking Hytale from the lower decks of our Golden...

Medieval survival sandbox The Black Death explains ongoing delays, insists development hasn’t stopped

It's time yet again to check in on developing MMO and multiplayer games that have maybe fallen off of the radar because that's our...

Survival MMO Stars End flies under the Steam radar in early access

Despite going into early access earlier this fall, the space survival sim Stars End hasn't made a lot of traction with the Steam community....

The Yellow King has introduced hardcore mode, Mac and Linux versions, and a new dungeon

Back in February of this year, we reported on the early access release of The Yellow King, a self-described Lovecraftian horror rogue-lite MMO. We...

Whatever happened to Saga of Lucimia?

Sometimes the development of a title goes so dark that months go by before anyone really notices. Such is the case with the group-centric...

Full-loot PvP MMORPG Profane postpones end-of-year testing, now counts 43 staff

At the top of 2020, we covered a new MMO called Profane, one that sparked a lot of discussion over its full-loot, open PvP...

‘Hardcore’ MMORPG Astaria plans a test this month after multiple early access launch delays

MMO fans might recall that Astaria was billed as a "hardcore fantasy MMORPG with emphasis on social communities, crafting, party combat, territory capture and...

Whatever happened to Population Zero?

A month ago, we checked in on Population Zero, a survival MMORPG that hit early access back in May. It was a rocky launch,...

Whatever happened to the Final Fantasy XI mobile remake?

Do you remember ages ago, when Final Fantasy XI first announced that it was scaling back to a maintenance mode and a new mobile remake...

Whatever happened to Secret World Legends, The Realm reboot, and Shadow’s Kiss?

Ever pause during your day and find yourself wondering, “Whatever happened to that game?” With hundreds upon hundreds of online titles these days, it’s surprisingly easy...

Arcfall fleshes out its sandbox world, hopes for a 2020 launch

It has been two years since the old school-flavored Arcfall entered early access on Steam... and two years later, it still sits in early...

Pathfinder Online moves into open enrollment and makes several updates

Since it's been some time since we last took a peek at Pathfinder Online, we thought it would be a good idea to see...

Caravan Stories holds a Tribal War and a Spring Lily Festival as its playerbase steadily grows

We haven't had a peek at Caravan Stories in a while, and while our first impressions weren't glowing, we also find ourselves missing Bread...

Global Agenda officially died back in 2018 and (almost) nobody noticed

Back in 2017, we lumped Global Agenda in with other titles that seemed to have vanished. Why haven't we heard from them? What's going...

Whatever happened to MechWarrior Online?

Every once in a while, I'll be tabbing through my feeds and see an update on the MechWarrior Online site. I get excited for...

Whatever happened to the Jane Austen MMO Ever, Jane?

Don't worry - Ever, Jane is as fine as ever. But it popped back on our team's radar this week as a game we...

Whatever happened to Empyrion Galactic Survival?

Anybody remember Empyrion Online aka Empyrion Galactic Survival? It's one of those space sandbox multiplayer survival games that went for a Kickstarter back in...