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The Stream Team: A night of Nightwave in Warframe

A new Nightwave mini-season has started in Warframe, and this time Massively OP's MJ is getting in on at the beginning! How can she...

Elder Scrolls Online brings back its XP-crazy Explorer’s Festival

With the Gold Road chapter right around the corner for Elder Scrolls Online, it's the perfect time to get your character in tip-top shape...
All over again.

WoW Factor: Story Difficulty is a bad idea and a good idea all rolled into one

Back during Wrath of the Lich King, I remember people asking for a story difficulty for raids in World of Warcraft because if the...

Shroud of the Avatar execs expand on Slayscape, a procedurally generated battle royale RPG

Last March we reported on the discovery of Pangaea, a development studio formed by existing execs of Shroud of the Avatar's Catnip Games --...

Extraction shooter Hawked launches Issue 2: Dark Arrival with new PvP ranked mode

MY.GAMES is blasting out a big update for Hawked as of today - and yes, it's calling Hawked an "online treasure-hunting game" (OTHG?) as...

Elder Scrolls Online deep-dives Gold Road’s Lucent Citadel raid and Mirrormoor Incursions

A week and a half out from the launch of Gold Road on PC, ZeniMax Online Studios is previewing the big group content en...

Perfect Ten: My top 10 favorite MMOs across two decades

Normally in these Perfect Ten lists, I'm very outward-facing. I like to create lists that are as helpful or amusing as possible for others...

33 Immortals preps weekend closed beta for the ‘distillation of the MMO raid experience’

Thunder Lotus' MMO-inspired multiplayer raiding roguelike 33 Immortals is barreling onward toward its May 24th closed beta, with more info now being dispatched to...

Choose My Adventure: The Undaunted skill line chase introduces frustration in The Elder Scrolls Online

"Get the Undaunted skill line." "Unlock Undaunted." "You should be getting the Undaunted skills." "Make sure you've got Undaunted unlocked!" This has been the prevailing wisdom hoisted at me during my time in The Elder Scrolls Online, and admittedly it's something I really should have gone after much, much sooner than I did.

The Stream Team: A trip to the Endless Library in Elder Scrolls Online

After investigating all three portals, Massively OP's MJ needs to report back to Leramil in Elder Scroll's Online's Necrom to discuss everything she discovered....

Tencent recaps plan for Tarisland’s game performance, combat hit feel, and fishing

Tencent is continuing onward with its plan to outline all of its pre-launch changes for Tarisland in the lead up to its next technical...

The MOP Up: Stardew Valley’s creator can’t quit tinkering with the game

Stardew Valley's creator recently sat down for an interview in which he said, “Once I reopen the book on Stardew, I always have a...

Massively Overthinking: Fixing boring MMORPG dungeons

Earlier this month, MMO genre luminary Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street tweeted something from someone on his Ghost MMO team that's going to resonate with a...
You knew this image was going to show up at some point during these articles. Be thankful it only happened at the end.

Vague Patch Notes: There is no one-and-done with MMOs

Last week's Vague Patch Notes column focused on the struggle of adding new things to MMORPGs forever and ever. I think it was a...
Create and destroy alike!

EG7 Q1 2024: Daybreak still mum on PlanetSide 2, new H1Z1 game hires lead designer

It's not even been two weeks since Daybreak owner EG7 published its 2023 annual financial report, which of course omitted everything relevant that happened...

Interview: Wayfinder’s AJ LaSaracina on the Echoes transition, launch, and long-term plans

Following yesterday's surprise reveal that Airship Syndicate is planning to transition the always-online MMO looter shooter Wayfinder into a buy-to-play online-optional title - without...

Ubisoft cancels The Division Heartland in spite of record annual corporate revenues

There's a big blast of bad news for Ubisoft and everyone else coming out of the company's latest financial report: The company has outright...

Elder Scrolls Online devs offer their favorite Scribing spell combos ahead of Gold Road

So here's the thing about the Elder Scrolls franchise's spellcrafting systems: Whenever I get my hands on them, imagination kind of flies out the...
Never gonna get it, never gonna get it.

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs as fast food joints

Sometimes you go out to eat because you want something that's difficult to make on your own or just involves techniques you are unfamiliar...

Wayfinder’s summer Echoes update banishes always-online and microtransaction components

Wayfinder has been in limbo for months now following the split of Digital Extremes and Airship Syndicate that saw the game's publishing as well...