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World of Warcraft patches in its new raid and its new season of items for Tides of Vengeance

It's time to head into the Battle of Dazar'alor in World of Warcraft, so long as you've got a regular group to head...

The Daily Grind: What’s your core problem with mobile MMOs, and is it fixable?

Droid Gamers put out an interesting piece this weekend that to me illuminates how the ongoing conversation about mobile MMOs go south. Author...

The Game Archaeologist: Fury

Back in 1997, Australian game developer Auran arrived onto the scene with the real-time strategy title Dark Reign. While it wasn't exactly Command & Conquer...

Blizzard lays out World of Warcraft’s esports 2019 plans, will crowdfund part of prize pools

Although Blizzard may have cut back on esports support for Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft's esports scene is...
HOW DID THIS HAPPEN SO PREDICTABLY!

WoW Factor: No, Activision is not the reason you’re unhappy with World of Warcraft

There's a narrative that's been making the rounds for a little while now among the World of Warcraft community, buoyed a lot by the...

Massively Overthinking: What would you want out of a World of Warcraft 2?

Let's pretend for a moment that the reason Blizzard appears to be dropping the ball with World of Warcraft right now is that...

ArcheAge rolls out update 5.1 as players call ‘bait-and-switch’ over normalized mounts

As promised, Gamigo pushed out update 5.1 for ArcheAge yesterday, complete with its hero system revamp, tweaks for pirates, the Abyssal Library do-over,...
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Perfect Ten: The MMOs with the most uncertain futures in 2019

Working in this field has given me something of a sense of how a lot of the industry is going to play out. Take...
Insecure.

World of Warcraft outlines the item reward changes arriving in the game next week

Next week sees the opening of a new raid in World of Warcraft on Normal and Heroic difficulties, which means you'll be getting some...

LOTRO Legendarium: A requiem for trait lines

Back in last October when Standing Stone Games announced that it would be launching the legendary server type, one of the most contentious points...

For Science: The psychology of online gaming toxicity, fanpersonism, and gamer identity

Over the holidays, I bumped into some great video material from author and YouTuber Caleb Ross that seems useful for online gamers in...

Blizzard and Netease will be cranking out games together at least until 2023

Chinese gaming giant Netease has popped up in the news over and over this past year. It poured money into SpatialOS and is...
Eh, close enough, right?

World of Warcraft smacks Monks, Shamans, and Druids with PvP nerfs

To help bring some fairness and balance to the relentless, never-ending warfare of World of Warcraft, the folks at Blizzard have recently...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2019

With nearly all of our end-of-2018 content finally and blissfully behind us - seriously, I always breathe a huge sigh of relief when...
Superhero landing!

Excelsior! Bereft Blizzard boasts big boost with stupendous Stan Lee stand-in wandering World of Warcraft!

Greetings, heroes of Azeroth! Many MMO and other multiplayer titles mourned the much-missed and many-storied media mogul Stan Lee when he passed away...

Blizzard’s Mike Morhaime will leave planned advisory role in April

Back in October, Blizzard announced that Mike Morhaime was stepping down as president of the company after 27 years working there. While World...

Richard Bartle reveals the secrets and history of MUDs

If you know even a little bit about the history of the MMORPG genre, you'll be aware that these games didn't start with

The best Massively OP MMO community polls of 2018

Polls are a quantitative sort of magic that we don’t often get from our other articles - at least when they aren’t being brigaded...

The Daily Grind: Which game made the biggest contribution to killing the MMORPG genre in 2018?

So here's a fun-slash-depressing annual Daily Grind we've been running for the past few years thanks to DK, who originally proposed it. The...
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Global Chat: Little things that add up to a great MMO

Ever find yourself running down a list of "little things" that impress you and keep you busy in an MMO when you're trying to...

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