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7:00 PM on 01.12.2012

Free month of RIFT with new multi-month subscriptions

RIFT is one of the few MMOs left around that hasn't gone free-to-play. If you are still playing RIFT, or if you are thinking about getting back into it, this would be a good time to do so. You can now pay for more than o...

Joshua Derocher

1:30 PM on 12.23.2011

A rift appears in Trion Worlds' account database

The year isn't quite over yet, so there's always room for another hacking fiasco. This time, the victim is Trion Worlds, maker of Rift, and its customers. According to the developer, there was an unauthorized intrusion and th...

Fraser Brown

7:00 AM on 10.25.2011

F.E.A.R., Kinect and Call of Duty deals on Amazon

Amazon has a new batch of promotions this week that they're using to sap the very last dollars out of our wallets. But what values! As if to point out the alternative to this week's release of Battlefield 3, we have a number ...

Conrad Zimmerman

5:30 PM on 10.04.2011

Trion Worlds to speak at NYCC

It seems as though Trion Worlds will be pulling back the game development curtain a bit to shine light on the future of its games. On October 14, in Room 1A24 at New York Comic Con, various Trion Worlds team members will be d...

Jason Cabral

12:00 PM on 10.01.2011

That's So MMO!: Freedom Rings

Hearty October greetings to you and yours and welcome to another scintillating collection of massively multiplayer news & views. Let’s reach deep down into our weekly Bag-of-Holding and pull out some especially sharp bits!

David Moore



Preview: What's in store for Rift's 1.5 patch! photo
Preview: What's in store for Rift's 1.5 patch!
by Robert Fooks

It would seem that all massively multiplayer online games, in one way or another, suffer from a flaw common among the games of the genre. While it is true that no MMO truly has an ending, it is also painfully obvious that once the importance of the experience bar ceases to exist, so too does the fun.

This fact has not been lost on Trion Worlds, the developers behind the MMORPG Rift, which is why the games upcoming installment, Patch 1.5, will address just that issue.

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8:30 PM on 09.21.2011

'Ashes of History' update coming to Rift next week

Rift players are in for a treat, as next week will see the release of Rift 1.5 which comes with a lot of big features. Some of these additions are things you might expect from a paid expansion instead of a simple client updat...

Patrick Hancock

12:00 PM on 08.20.2011

That's So MMO!: Birth of a Star

Hello MMO connoisseurs and fellow cheese enthusiasts. How goes the raiding and invading? Gamescom 2011 is underway in Germany and exciting details are streaming out of the land of the Beer Garden. Let’s drink it up!  

David Moore



That's So MMO!: San Diego Surprise photo
That's So MMO!: San Diego Surprise
by David Moore

Hello persistent friends! I’m back in action after a week away working at Comic-Con. It was fun and exhausting geeking out in San Diego, snapping pictures of Mark Hamill signing $100 autographs and trying not to be crushed by sweaty cosplayers dressed up as the cast of Glee. So, what did we miss? Let’s investigate. Without further ado -- there’s games to pursue!

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Introducing That's So MMO!, a weekly MMO news column photo
Introducing That's So MMO!, a weekly MMO news column
by David Moore

[Editor's Note: Hey, everyone! I would like to introduce David Moore. He has run the site gamebunny.com for the past ten years and co-runs torwars.com, a site focused on all things Star Wars: The Old Republic. Basically, he is an MMO MASTER! He will be contributing a new weekly series, That's So MMO!, rounding up the week in MMO news. If you are a fan of MMOs, you are in for a treat! Let's give David a warm, wet Destructoid welcome! -- Chad]

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Destructoid’s That's So MMO! I’ll be your MMO master of ceremonies for this weekly wrap-up (July 03 - 09) of what’s hot and happening in the world of online games.

Let’s get right down to it!

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