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World of Warcraft team 'humbled' by response to Legion, is still working to address previous content concerns

Although they're still not sharing subscribers numbers (I tried!), Blizzard is quite happy with the reaction to World of Warcraft: Legion. It managed to strike a chord critically, sure, but a lot of fans who were disenfranchised by Draenor&...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV is getting a XV collab, and I hope it involves big jackets

Although people are quick to dump on Lightning, she had a really great collaboration with Final Fantasy XIV this past year, and I'd love to see more limited time crossovers like that without going overboard (generally the team just sti...   read

 
 
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Daybreak delists Landmark, servers closing in February

After Daybreak finally ceased development on the MMORPG EverQuest Next last year, it seemed inevitable that Landmark, which was thought of as a precursor, would be the next to go. The online sandbox title had longer legs than expected, but ...   read

 
 
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World of Warcraft pays tribute to Overwatch with new 'Ogrewatch' event

Well-rounded Blizzard fans will soon see some familiar-yet-slightly-off additions to World of Warcraft. A parodied version of the Overwatch crew is crossing over for a limited time. Blizzard is set to bring The Brawler's Guild back to ...   read

 
 
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WildStar still exists, planning a 'massive update' soon

WildStar billed itself with such a good premise before its launch -- a haven for former hardcore MMO (mostly WoW) players to enjoy themselves among the current free-to-play landscape. But Final Fantasy XIV kind of came out on top ...   read

 
 
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Players pay their respects to Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: The Old Republic

2016 has ended on a really rough note with the death of Carrie Fisher, but she was beloved by many, as evidenced by this heartwarming tribute going on currently in The Old Republic. As of this week thousands of players have been visiting th...   read

 
 
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Destiny's development team just got a little bigger

It takes a lot to make a stew. Bungie, the main developer behind Destiny, hasn't been the only developer behind Destiny for a while now. Last year, High Moon Studios (the team who made Transformers) joined the effort. Now, a third...   read

 
 
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Blizzard is holding a 12th anniversary event for World of Warcraft

I have a lot of fond memories from the launch of World of Warcraft. I was never huge into the Warcraft series, but I loved the art style and the lore behind each entry. Getting to play a constantly evolving plot inside of a massive world wi...   read

 
 
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Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns is half-off until next week

The holidays approach and sales are spreading through the Internet, and they have now reached the popular MMO from ArenaNet, Guild Wars 2. For one week, the first expansion to the game, Heart of Thorns, reaches a historic low pric...   read

 
 
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After 13 years, EVE Online goes free-to-play today

For 13 long years, EVE Online has subsisted solely on a subscription model. All those capsuleers were paying $15 per month for access to New Eden's universe. That changes today. In late August, developer CCP announced that the Novembe...   read

 
 
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Ubisoft gives us a first look at The Division's Survival add-on

It's the middle of New York City, but it certainly doesn't look it. With all that inclement weather and desperation, this is more akin to the Antarctic research station from The Thing. And, staying alive through the night is an equally unc...   read

 
 
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GTA Online brings the fight to the Game Grid with Tron-like lightcycle battles

The newest update to GTA Online doesn't carry the general vibe most people associate with Grand Theft Auto. This is more futuristic, more surreal, more Tron. Oops! (Listen, we all know it's Tron but don't call it Tron, alright? W...   read

 
 
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Blizzard admits mistakes were made with World of Warcraft's last expansion, is looking ahead with Legion

For Blizzard, World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor was a learning experience. Subscribers dropped off at a record pace, mostly because the team didn't support it nearly as much as past expansions, a mistake they're not keen to repeat for ...   read

 
 
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Flying, custom class mounts confirmed for World of Warcraft: Legion

Today at BlizzCon, Blizzard confirmed just what will be coming next for World of Warcraft: Legion after the Karazhan update, and it's none other than the Tomb of Sargeras (with Kil'jaeden at the end of it), which will be implemented in...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV's Halloween event is a perfect example of how to make holiday content

Final Fantasy XIV's "All Saints' Wake" event has kicked off again this year, but this time it's something different -- a fully re-purposed dungeon that operates as a fun as hell scavenger hunt. The gist is that you'll talk to an NPC in ...   read

 
 
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Square Enix's second Final Fantasy XIV Fanfest was full of passionate players

Final Fantasy XIV has been steadily growing since it's relaunch as "A Realm Reborn" in August of 2013. Before that it was a shell of a game, barely worthy of its core entry moniker. I even remember previewing the original XIV ...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV's exclusive Fanfest fight is simple, but fascinating

Square Enix has been running Final Fantasy XIV trial (read: boss fight) challenges for years now. They held them for multiple Primals, as well as Odin at the first Fanfest in 2014. But this week at Fanfest in Vegas I experienced my fir...   read

 
 
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Square Enix announces Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, ending PS3 support

Today, live at the Final Fantasy XIV Fanfest event in Las Vegas, series producer Naoki Yoshida (Yoshi-P) took to the main stage in the opening keynote to announce Stormblood, the next expansion in the XIV series. It'll debut in "early ...   read

 
 
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Review: Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward (Patch 3.4)

Finding myself overwhelmed by keeping up to date with an increasing amount of MMOs and other MMO-like games, I've been taking a break from Final Fantasy XIV for the past six months or so. I still logged in from time to time to partake ...   read

 
 
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Sea of Thieves sounds like what No Man's Sky multiplayer should have been

Multiplayer, teamwork, ship customization, physical loot to carry and stow away, "hand-crafted" locations to visit, various "legends" to tackle, and large-scale skill-based multiplayer combat. All things we only dreamed of doing in No Man's...   read

 
 
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Amazon Game Studios reveals three ambitious new PC games

I can't say I've given Amazon's move into game development much attention, so perhaps my expectations were low coming in, but I like the sound of two of its three newly-announced PC titles. Breakaway has the most to show and, unfortunatel...   read

 
 
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Review: Star Trek Online

In the interests of full disclosure, I’ll tell you right now: I’m really into Star Trek Online, and have been for the six-plus years of its life so far. By Steam’s count I’ve logged nearly three thousand hours i...   read

 
 
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Where other MMOs are content to expand, ArcheAge strives to evolve

[This week Destructoid is sponsored by ArcheAge. Here's a takeaway from former CraveOnline and PlayStation Lifestyle editor Joseph Meli] The MMORPG genre stands far apart from other game types in many ways, but perhaps the biggest differenc...   read

 
 
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The BlizzCon virtual ticket extras have been revealed

BlizzCon will be held in November once again this year, and Blizzard is rolling out another "Virtual Ticket" pack that comes with access to all its panels, as well as the token digital goodies for its stable of games. This time the bundle i...   read

 
 
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Here's how Mythic dungeons work in World of Warcraft: Legion

World of Warcraft: Legion is out, and it's pretty fantastic. That's due in part by the fact that the endgame doesn't feel like a slog as there's multiple avenues for gearing up, including questing around the world and multiple tiers of dung...   read

 
 



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