‘Shit happens,’ The Day Before devs tell disgruntled players as mass-refunds continue

We're into day six of The Day Before drama, which certainly doesn't embroil any of you, as our readers were too clever to buy...
Marching off to nowhere.

World of Warcraft reviews Community Discord program following backlash over non-disparagement and tracking software clauses

On May 5th, Blizzard introduced a new feature on the European community site, the Community Discord program for World of Warcraft. The idea seems...
Just do the same thing forever and ever.

MapleStory is deleting a whole character – Jett – after 11 years in the global version

I'm having a hard time remembering the last time an MMO developer deleted an entire class from an MMO. The NGE, maybe? Regardless, it's...

Square-Enix’s Babylon’s Fall went out with the wimpiest of whimpers

How do you imagine your favorite online service game going dark? Hopefully it's with bittersweet parties among the faithful community and massive end-of-game events...

Roblox’s sketchy monetization attracts kids, parents, and hungry corporations alike

Would you pay your kids' allowance in virtual currency? That's the frame for a piece today on The Wall Street Journal, which offers an...

Shroud of the Avatar is back online, but that ‘test’ rollback to August has become a live reality

It has been a long week for the developers and followers of Shroud of the Avatar. The problems began when developer Catnip Games sought...

Activision-Blizzard creeps out the internet with its ‘Diversity Space Tool’ as union-busting continues

Friday afternoon, Activision-Blizzard proudly trotted out a dev blog talking up the creation of a "Diversity Space Tool" that the company has apparently been...

Flyff and Rappelz, under new management, are running spring cryptocurrency events

When Gala Lab sent us PR about Rappelz and Flyff earlier today, I did a doubletake. In my brain, both games are still happily...
Darn it.

Sony yeets Cyberpunk 2077 off the PlayStation Store, offering full refunds

File this one under "comeuppance for months of crunch that didn't even really get the game to a launch state before Christmas": The Cyberpunk...