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Our friends at Bethesda are kicking off a massive beta weekend this Friday for their upcoming MMO The Elder Sc... more
Dale already told you about the soundtrack for Monarch: Heroes of a New Age by Goomin Nam. He even casually mentioned that he worked on a track for the Arrangements & Variations album. You lucky, music-loving Destructoid ... more
It was recently discovered that Blizzard plans to introduce the option for World of Warcraft players to boost a single character to level 90 for $60. By no means inexpensive, but when you're looking at it from the perspective... more
The Elder Scrolls Online looks to be rewarding players who want to put effort into crafting. The keen eye ability will highlight scroungable resources so you don't miss precious elements. Or flowers. You can even gain enough... more
Korean fantasy MMORPG Monarch: Heroes of a New Age features beautiful orchestral music by composer Goomin "Nauts" Nam. Nam's previous works include the drink mixing sim series (no, really!), Bar Oasis, currentl... more
The 2014 Game Developers Conference is coming next month, and we're already hearing of some pretty good panels that we'd like to attend. One on my list is the Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn panel, called "Behind the Realm ... more
I may not play World of Warcraft but as someone who occasionally writes about it and, as a result, has to find not-terrible-looking images to accompany my words, I'm all for a good character model redesign. Blizzard has share... more
Showing up in the middle of a patch update for Blizzard, some World of Warcraft users are finding that a boost to level 90 is available in the game's store for $60. Not $20. Not $39.99. But $60.
Maybe this isn't su... more
MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn is now available on Steam, ready for downloading for players in North America, Europe, and Japan.
To celebrate this occasion, both the Collector's and Standard Editions of the ga... more
If you play as many MMOs as I do, one of the first questions you'll probably have is "what is the maximum level cap, and how long does it take to reach it?" Well with The Elder Scrolls Online, we may have an answer. According... more
As we already know, the PS4 version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will launch on April 14, 2014. Phase 1 of the beta will start on February 22nd, and will run until March 3rd (characters will be wiped in this phase). A... more
World of Speed is a racing MMO that sets to accomplish a goal that no other racer has been truly successful with so far: making racers cooperate with each other. Slightly Mad Studios has 10 years in the racing game busin... more
My life's earnings are stashed away in my vault. Well, half of it. As an added security measure, I've given my wife half to hold on to and protect with her life. I've built my house in such a way that I feel pretty confiden... more
Looking at the year ahead for Star Wars: The Old Republic, senior producer Bruce Maclean says there are two more digital expansions on the way -- "one similar to Galactic Starfighter in scope and one more closely resembling R... more
If it's one thing the upcoming MMO WildStar has going for it, besides a beautiful art style, it's the amount of customization it affords players. The latest DevSpeak video from the team at Carbine Studios delves into some of... more
Bethesda has announced The Elder Scrolls Online Imperial Edition, available in a physical form ($99.99) or digitally ($79.99). It contains the typical bonuses one would expect of an Elder Scrolls collector's edition, but then... more
Believe it or not, Star Trek Online's been around for four whole years now, and on January 30th, they're opening their 4-Year Anniversary event to celebrate. To get players old and new hyped for that, the developers at C... more
Yes, it's a cinematic, but it's one hell of an impressive cinematic. Fan or not, you can't help but get excited for The Elder Scrolls Online after watching this eight minute long movie. Makes you really wish for an actual El... more
Blizzard's World of Warcraft just crossed 100 million lifetime players. Wow. Let that sink in for a moment. We've had less than 100 million people turn out to vote for the United States presidency. Maybe political candidates ... more
Whoops! Looks like Amazon screwed up. An Amazon user by the name of Char noticed that the Dishonored Game of the Year listing had an image of The Elder Scrolls collector's edition instead.
The Imperial Edition as it's called ... more
A Twitter Q&A session on the official PlayStation Blog has confirmed that a subscription to PlayStation Plus won't be required to play The Elder Scrolls Online. Game director Matt Firor says that just the already confirme... more
We already knew that Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn would be coming to the PlayStation 4 in April, but now we have an exact date. Producer and Director Naoki Yoshida announced that the PS4 edition of the game wou... more
Jason Rohrer's new massively multiplayer game, The Castle Doctrine, releases next week. To celebrate the end of the game's alpha test and looming launch, players who have bought the game ahead of release are eligible to compe... more
Don't get me wrong, I appreciate great voice work and after seeing the lineup for The Elder Scrolls Online, I don't think the game will disappoint in that regard. But going for big-name, recognizable talent runs the risk of ... more
Did you know that Star Trek Online calls its major updates "Seasons"? It's as if the MMO were a TV show! That in mind, it's almost funny that it's also following TV trends with its latest update, which is called Season 8... more
Confrontation is the name of the new mode added to World of Tanks in the 8.11 update. This has players in vehicles from the same nation uniting to face teams from other nations. This new play mode comes in response to player ... more
Bethesda announced on their Facebook page that The Elder Scrolls Online will be rated M for Mature. The statement from Bethesda stated the company disagree with the ESRB's rating, but they also "do not plan to challenge" it.... more
Super Data Research has released their digital sales review of 2013, analyzing how much revenue was made from free-to-play, mobile, console, and PC digital content. In the free-to-play category, the top ten games based on rev... more
The Galactic Starfighter expansion for Star Wars: The Old Republic has been available to Subscribers of the MMO since early December, and now it's time for Preferred Early Access users to get in on the action.
Blizzard is all set to drop its new expansion for World of Warcraft --Warlords of Draenor this year. Late in 2013, they dropped a surprise promotion for the add-on, noting that if you pre-order the game, you can choose o... more
Say what you will about mobile gaming, but it's a huge part of gaming and bringing in a filthy amount of money to the industry.
Research firm Digi-Capital's Global Games Investment Review 2014, by way of Games Industry Biz, b... more
Renewing licenses can be tricky, and in the case of Lord of the Rings Online, fans were nervous that they wouldn't get to keep playing the game for much longer. A recent scare happened when Massively reported that LOTRO&... more
ArenaNet is paving the way for the end of the current main storyline. Origins of Madness is the first big event of the year for Guild Wars 2. It's coming out on January 21 and this will see players fighting against Scarlet Br... more
Just a small Kingdom Under Fire II update for the lot of you that were excited to learn that the game, originally announced in 2008, is totally coming out this year for PC and PS4.
According to 2P, the open beta on PC will la... more
Square Enix wants to show off the new content that the latest patch brought to Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Accordingly, account holders who have let their subscription become inactive are able to login for free this we... more
More news on The Elder Scrolls Online has arrived, and this time, it's regarding the top dog position in the game's world -- the Emperor. ESO director Paul Sage spoke with OXM a bit about the role, and how players w... more
Writing to PlanetSide 2 players about future plans for subscriptions, Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley teased the possibility of one sub that would span all of the company's games on PC. "We are considering (a... more
EverQuest co-designer Brad McQuaide ended his most recent stint with Sony Online Entertainment last August and is now working on Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen. Does anyone get anything out of all these similar sounding fantasy... more
Right now, it's a pretty popular option to let subscribers of free-to-play games pay a monthly fee to get extra stuff on top of the F2P experience. Players of EverQuest, EverQuest II, and PlanetSide 2 currently get 500 "Stati... more
Blizzard has identified malware that's been targeting World of Warcraft users recently which was able to steal account info and the authenticator password. The trojan is a fake version the Curse Client, the add-on management ... more
After our look at the Ragnarok Online 10th Anniversary Package last week, I wanted to turn my attention to this year’s special release, dedicated entirely to the music of Ragnarok Online. Elemental Tunes features f... more
In Star Trek Online's latest blog post, Perfect World has teased that a new expansion for the MMO will be launching sometime in late 2014.
The post, which serves as a sort of end-of-year summary, noted that 2013 has been... more
Sony Online Entertainment president John Smedley has pinned the EverQuest Next Landmark alpha as happening next month. "It's looking like [the alpha] is going to start sometime in the last half of January," he tweeted. That's... more
Co-founder and CEO of Red 5 Studios, Mark Kern, has been voted out of the company behind FireFall "effectively immediately." Mark was also removed from the board, and no longer has any authority with Red 5. The story comes vi... more
With the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, this may just be the console generation that gets serious about MMOs. Publisher Perfect World Entertainment has announced its plans to get into console development, both with existing game... more
Well, that's it. Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning has gone offline for good; we all knew it was coming. You know, even though I didn't play Warhammer Online, I feel kind of sad seeing this MMO close its doors for good. I do... more
I love CCP. They are a bunch of crazy guys, and every time they come out with a video it's always bizarre and amazing. To celebrate the holiday's in EVE Online, the guys at CCP are giving out in-game gifts on an advent calan... more
We just featured an issue of Note Worthy last week, but I thought the elaborate packaging and contents that GungHo put into the Ragnarok Online 10th Anniversary Package last year deserved its own moment in the spotlight. It i... more
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn patch 2.1 has hit bringing with it a ton of new stuff. Notably the first installment of the Crystal Tower 24-man raid. Additionally there's a new housing system for free companies, rebalance... more
The standalone version of DayZ was released on Steam Early Access yesterday and it's already made $5.1 million in sales. That's insane! 172,500 copies were sold in the first 24 hours, and that number is just going to continue... more