A familiar site at every E3 for the past few years has been a giant tank sitting just outside West Hall of the LA Convention Center. Wargaming has been constantly promoting its free-to-play tank shooter World of Tanks, and th... more
Psst. Do you want an early look at upcoming naval MMO World of Warships? Wargaming was nice enough to share some early screens and renders with us, so be sure to check them out in our gallery below.
These massive floating armies make tanks seem a bit dinky, don't they? more
Square Enix has shared a massive info and picture dump for Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn. Head over to the official site and check out the Armoury tab to find both the Jobs and Classes sections of the site. From there you... more
Dying for some true "next-gen" monster hunting and are not satisfied with a mere remastered up-port? Put your worries to bed, because here comes Monster Hunter Online, an exciting new PC installment powered by CryENGINE 3 an... more
We still lack a Western release announcement for the "oh so horribly performing" Dragon Quest X, but Japan finally has a solid date for the Wii U version: March 30. It will cost ¥6980 (~$74) and include 20 free days of pl... more
TERA announced recently that it would be going free-to-play and changing its name to TERA: Rising. Well, the free-to-play switch is complete and as of today you can check out this nice action-focused MMO witho... more
Show of hands if anyone remembers that a Ghosts 'n Goblins Online Korean MMO was unveiled back in 2010. I figured it would have be cancelled by now -- I'm still bitter that Rockman Online was silently shut down. But nope! De... more
Sony Online Entertainment's latest massively multiplayer online title Wizardry Online, a rebirth of the classic fantasy franchise, is now available on PC in North America and Europe.
Developed by Gamepot, this free-to-play, p... more
Today is the day that Star Wars: The Old Republic added its free-to-play option. While the game's eight classes are playable up to level 50, there are a number of restrictions that non-paying players have to put up with which... more
Champions Online has gone through some rather big changes since its launch back in 2009, most notably the one in 2011 which saw the MMO go free-to-play. Now there's another rather large update to the game, with... more
Some of you have undoubtedly been enjoying the PlanetSide 2 beta for a while now, but there comes a point after the initial wow factor, for any game, when you grow tired of having to deal with the annoyances of unfinished sof... more
Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn gets a small tease with new PS3 screenshots and some artwork, as well as a few details on the PS3 interface and controls.
The new (and nice-looking) screens in our gallery show off a ne... more
World of Tanks is getting its biggest update to date, heralded by developer Wargaming as the biggest since the game launched. The vehicle-based MMO has become a heavy hitter in a crowded market and certainly their large booth... more
Earlier this week, I got to take a stroll through Gotham and Metropolis with DC Universe Online's creative director, Jens Andersen. Being shown off was the latest DLC, Hand of Fate, which introduces a whole bunch of new PvE a... more
Above you'll see the very first Western trailer for NCSoft's newest MMOROG, Blade & Soul. It's being developed for Western audiences by Team Bloodlust, the in-house studio based in NCsoft’s HQ in Seoul. The ti... more
In the fallout of Capcom's cancellations of Mega Man Universe and Mega Man Legends 3, many folks likely forgot that there was still one big Mega Man title in development: Rockman Online, a Korea-exclusive 2D side-scrolling MM... more
A new developer diary from Turbine shows the landscapes and scenery from Riders of Rohan, the upcoming expansion pack for Lord of the Rings Online. There are also some screenshots which feature some level-85 characters and endgame content.
Riders of Rohan was planned to be released this month, but it was pushed back to October 15, 2012. more
Trion Worlds has announced that Rift's first expansion, Storm Legion, will be launching on the same day in North America and Europe: November 13, 2012. I'm not playing the game, and frankly, I don't know how many of you are ... more
This past June at E3, I was privy to the wonderful treat that is Perfect World's upcoming Neverwinter MMO, a vast free-to-play title with exquisite artwork and adrenaline-pumping combat animations that has since left me recon... more
When Hamza saw PlanetSide 2 at gamescom, he wet his pants a little from the excitement of it all. Truly, the scope is impressive: the size of the maps are mind boggling and 2,000 players fighting at once is a sight to behold.
As great as scale can be for a game like this, what caught my eye most was the exhaustive depth Sony Online is bringing with the moment-to-moment gameplay. more
Funcom has announced a rather large-looking set of updates for Age of Conan: Unchained, the massively multiplayer game based on the writing of Robert E. Howard.
These Secrets of Dragon's Spine updates will allow level-80 char... more
Wargaming.net's World of Warplanes is currently in closed beta at the moment, with around 700,000 registered users shredding it up in the air combat game. Like World of Tanks, the developers are focusing on keeping the same ... more
Update 8.0 for the free-to-play World of Tanks will be adding realistic physics to the experience. This means tanks will catch air when jumping over hills, and tanks can even push each other around now. In fact, you can push... more
Dungeons & Dragons Online (DDO) has been around for over six years now. When it went free to play, the game picked up over a million new players and its revenue increased by 500%. I'd call that successful. It wa... more
Following the recent success of Day Z, we will now inevitably see many "me too" games being announced in the coming months. This one, however, appears to be a huge coincidence. Start-up indie studio Hammerpoint Interactive ha... more
I keep being told that it's summer. I suppose that's a matter of perspective, really. Or at least a matter of hemispheres. It's certainly meant to be summer over here in Scotland, but it's hard to tell through all the rain an... more
Whoa! I knew people liked RuneScape, but 200 million registered accounts? That's obscene, even for a free-to-play MMO. To celebrate, Jagex has put together an infographic that has such tidbits as "players catch more than 8 bi... more
Sega announced this week that Phantasy Star Online 2 is headed to the United States and Europe come 2013. This is great news for fans of the series, especially for those who thought that the spinoff sequels deviated too much ... more
Set to go live July 31st, The Secret World's first content update, Unleashed, (referred to as Issue #1) has been revealed, with promises of more issues coming every month. This first round of content will contain se... more
15 months and nine major patches later, Trion Worlds is looking to expand the real estate of Rift. With the addition of two new continents, Dusken and Brevane, the player space of the popular MMORPG has been tripled.
Trion Wo... more
Following the first details on the next entry in the Elder Scrolls franchise, Bethesda has just released a new teaser trailer for The Elder Scrolls Online. Not much is revealed in the trailer, other than a few glimpses at so... more
You'll never have to ask yourself how great the Elder Scrolls games would be as an MMO again. Elder Scrolls Online is here to fulfill all of those fantasies as well as ones you never knew you had. We got a really early look a... more
Some people just want to watch the world burn. Goonswarm, EVE Online's famed alliance of griefers, are known to do things that are simply astounding. Their latest project has been months in the making, and it's lighting up t... more
I had no idea that Lord of the Rings Online was five years old but its anniversary is fast approaching and so is a big old party for you Middle Earth dwellers to enjoy. Oh, and free loot, which is the best kind of loot. The a... more
TERA is going to be out soon; May 1st, to be exact. The game will feature action-based combat instead of the usual die-roll system used by most MMOs. I'm all for an MMO that uses engaging combat and tries to do something diff... more
At PAX East, the first gameplay footage of Trion Worlds' Defiance was unveiled. This game is notable for two reasons, the first being that it's a massively multiplayer online shooter for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC.
The ... more
Continuing to add to their growing collection of free-to-play titles, EA studio Phenomic released a new trailer along with some screenshots for Command and Conquer Tiberium Alliances.
Command and Conquer Tiberium Allian... more
Fans eager to toss a wad of cash NCsoft's way for Guild Wars 2 will want to hear about the publisher's pre-purchase plan -- it grants access to all beta weekend events, a three-day head start at launch, and an exclusive in-ga... more
Role-playing games have had a long and prosperous history in video and tabletop gaming, but haven't quite repeated this success on mobile and tablet devices. From the minds at Ngmoco comes Skyfall, a free-to-play social RPG ... more
Rise of the Dragonian Era -- the free-to-play MMO featuring aerial combat and dragon breeding -- is set to launch on March 9. With competitive weekly wars, castle sieges, dragon battles and mounted combat RODE looks like it w... more
Prior to playing Wakfu, I had no knowledge of the "World of Twelve" or its inhabitants. However, after playing the game and taking in the art style, I am in love with its environment. This game is beautiful, and some new scre... more
It seems the gears of Funcom's PR machine are turning for it's next MMO project The Secret World. They have devoted this week to shedding some light on The Secret World's resident puppet-masters and occult-yuppies, the Illumi... more
Up next for Electronic Arts Phenomic, the studio behind BattleForge and SpellForce, is a free-to-play MMO take on Command & Conquer. It was only a matter of time.
In a less obvious move, C&C Tiberium Alliances will b... more
NCsoft has some good news and bad news for long time players of City of Heroes. This coming January will mark the fifth part of the Signature Story Arc and the end of an era in Death of the Statesman.
As the name suggests, th... more
Just after going into open beta in August, Bigpoint's Drakensang Online will be receiving a major content update just in time for the holidays.
This update to the game will be its NORLANDE expansion, which introduces a number... more
The updates keep coming for the Lord of the Rings Online in 2011. On December 12, users will get a chance to play a new update entitled "The Prince of Rohan." This follows just a few months after the Rise of Isengard which la... more
The Gundam series is unarguably one of the most influential anime series to have ever left the shores of Japan. I mean, what's not to like about it? It has giant robots, crazy space battles, and enough compelling content ... more
Hot on the heels of its 7th anniversary, EverQuest II has announced that it will be making changes to the way it handles free-to-play this December.
According to producer Dave "SmokeJumper" Georgeson, "We believe the key... more
FunCom has released some more screenshots of The Secret World. There are some action shots of people kicking butt, and some still shots of people, who can probably kick butt, looking all serious and angry. It is also still po... more
Jagex, the Cambridge, UK-based studio behind such browser-based games as RuneScape, is bringing the metal-on-metal war of Transformers to web browsers with an upcoming free-to-play MMO, Transformers Universe. Last night, I at... more