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  1. This week's live Q&A had special guest Gordon Walton, co-founder of ArtCraft, on the stream to answer questions about the business side of Crowfall's development. I'll paraphrase the more interesting notes from the live stream since most questions aren't all that interesting. But if you're interested in jokes about EA loot boxes and a behind the scenes look at bug fixing, you can watch the video below. View the full article
  2. Massively is reporting that they have received a tip from a "credible former Gazillion employee" that told them that most, if not all, Gazillion developers have been let go, that the company has shuttered completely and that the game will cease operations on Friday, November 24th, not on December 31st as indicated in last week's announcement. View the full article
  3. The Darkfall: New Dawn team has released a brief new trailer to inform fans and players that the overhauled Aventurine title will be released on January 26, 2018. The game server will be located in Europe when the game launches. View the full article
  4. The Black Desert Online team has posted a lengthy article to address recent server issues experienced by both North American and European players. As a result of the weeks' long problems, Kakao will be compensating players for with in-game items. In addition, the team has detailed steps it will be taking to improve communication with the community. View the full article
  5. If you've been waiting for Standing Stone to offer the Lord of the Rings Mordor expansion and / or the High Elf race for points, today's your lucky day. You can grab Mordor for 2,495 points and High Elves for 1,000. There are also a number of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals as well, including big discounts on Virtual bundles and much more. View the full article
  6. UPDATE: In our original story, it was said that the Belgian Gaming Commission had ruled that loot boxes such as those found in Star Wars: Battlefront II and Overwatch are considered a form of gambling. However, the story has been updated that the committee has not issued a final ruling, though they are investigating. It appears a Belgian Justice Minister spoke ahead of the ruling stating that he wished to see loot boxes banned altogether in the EU. View the full article
  7. Blizzard has announced Word of Warcraft Classic for all of us old timers. The questions came up at Blizzcon of keeping Classic true to its nature but adding in some quality of life changes for the better. Here are a list of ideas which might help all of us down the line. View the full article
  8. I'm going to be taking a different direction with this post, I want to continue talking about class balance and at the end I will talk about weapon and armor balance. I mean, we could debate about balance all day whether or not one class is better than another. I think we can all agree on one thing though, Warden sucks. Just kidding. They have gotten some much needed love, but what about the other classes? View the full article
  9. The Russian version of Revelation Online is teetering on the brink of destruction according to the community of players that have created an extensive post on the game's official site. The thread details a number of things that are lacking, or being completely ignored, in the Mail.ru-published title. View the full article
  10. PUBG Corp. has announced that it has inked a deal with gaming megacorporation Tencent to publish PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds in China. The cooperative effort will see the two work to secure a stable network system and to enhance anti-cheat measures in the game. "In addition, there are plans to create a fair and sustainable ecosystem by seeking co-existence with key stakeholders, including live streaming platforms, media and PC cafes". View the full article
  11. The holiday season is upon us! Leading up to the massive sales of Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and all things pre-Christmas, we at MMORPG want to make sure you're prepared to find the perfect gift for your PC gaming obsessed loved one. Want to know what peripherals and accessories to get to up their game? Read on to find out. View the full article
  12. It's only Wednesday, but the Black Desert Online team is ready to celebrate Thanksgiving with a pair of in-game events as well as a number of sales on in game items including the premium Pearls currency. View the full article
  13. Yesterday, Visionary Realms developers were on hand during a special live stream event to show off "the making of a city" in Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen. This video is the nearly hour-long replay of the Twitch stream, so if you're curious how worlds are built and are interested in Pantheon, this is a must watch! View the full article
  14. Two Hawaiian legislators are initiating an investigation designed to limit loot boxes as a 'predatory practice'. Democratic State Representatives Sean Quinlan and Chris Lee conducted a press conference earlier this week in which they specifically called out Star Wars: Battlefront II as "a Star Wars themed online casino designed to lure kids into spending money. It's a trap." Lee said echoing Star Wars' Admiral Ackbar. View the full article
  15. The Dauntless site has been updated with an extensive blog post that reveals the first ranged weapon, the War Pike. This new fighting weapon is a versatile polearm that brings unique attacks as well as explosive ranged blasting damage to every battle. War Pikes will be added in next month's Sharpen Your Skills update. View the full article
  16. With yesterday's v4.15 update to Final Fantasy XIV, players can now take part in the new Rival Wings PvP encounter that literally brings MOBA styled gaming into FFXIV. In addition, new performance actions have been added, improved usability for colorblind players has been included, new items are now available as well as new achievements and much more. View the full article
  17. The first Destiny 2 DLC expansion, The Curse of Osiris is just around the corner. We got some hands-on time on Mercury in the world hub known as the Lighthouse. Check out the new public event and environments that will soon be available in-game. View the full article
  18. Remember the other week when I said we'd have more details on Destiny 2's upcoming first expansion, The Curse of Osiris heading your way soon? Well, soon is here and we're ready to let a few more details out from behind the NDA curtain. So, let's take a look at the new hubworld and some of the extra-curricular activities you'll be able to participate in. View the full article
  19. The time is almost at hand to take care of the Burning Legion once and for all in World of Warcraft. The Antorus raid will be opening beginning on November 28th starting with Normal and Heroic versions. Mythic Antorus will kick off on December 6th as well as Raid Finder Wing 1: Light's Breach. Raid Finder Wing 2 (Forbidden Descent) will open on December 20th; Wing 3: Hope's End (January 3rd) and Wing 4: Seat of the Pantheon (January 17th). View the full article
  20. With the arrival of the latest Conan Exiles weekly newsletter, Funcom fulfills a promise to its players to begin revealing what Team Terraformers has been working on most recently: The new volcano area. However, devs aren't ready to show off all of it just yet. Starting today and continuing to next week, the team will show off the biome through a series of screenshots. View the full article
  21. The latest producer's letter for Lord of the Rings Online has been published that lays the groundwork for what players can expect going to 2018. The letter begins with a recap of 2017 including the fact that this was year one for Standing Stone Games as well as taking players beyond the Black Gate. View the full article
  22. Politics and MMORPGs aren't things that usually mix well. Every game that tries to bring the player run cities and politics to the gaming world usually ends up with a bunch of toxic people running around killing anything they can get their hands on. It is this reason alone that I am a little wary of the City Hall concept in the upcoming MMORPG Ashes of Creation. View the full article
  23. MMORPG.com has been given 25 sets of Starter Pack keys for Star Trek Online on the Xbox One and Playstation 4 that will give players tons of free stuff for each of the factions in game. Items include ships, inventory slots, bank slots and more! Enter for a chance to win a starter pack now! View the full article
  24. Starting my adventure, I first spoke to a fox-like being who set me on the path to learn how to fly. Funny, a fox, teaching me - a human - how to fly. Yet that is the type of stuff you can expect to see while you level to the end game in Ascent: Infinite Realm, the upcoming MMO from Bluehole. View the full article
  25. ArenaNet has sent out a brand new trailer to get Guild Wars 2 players and fans excited about next week's arrival of Season 4 Episode 1: Daybreak. The new chapter in the story of Guild Wars 2 will arrive on November 28th. View the full article