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EVE Online developer has the right attitude about making sandbox games

Earlier this week, the Citadel expansion came to EVE Online. Two years ago, developer CCP moved toward releasing more frequent updates for the game, so this type of event is a relatively regular occurrence. Citadel, however, is a prett...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XI Reboot

Check out Final Fantasy XI's mobile reboot

Paired with the news that Square Enix would eventually shut down the PS2 and Xbox 360 versions of Final Fantasy XI, the company also announced it would be partnering with Korean giant Nexon to create a mobile (iOS, Android) version of the l...   read

 
 
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Vanilla WoW server

Blizzard responds to the vanilla WoW server 'Nostalrius' shutdown

The fan-run vanilla World of Warcraft server Nostalrius gained enough attention that Blizzard took notice and issued a cease and desist earlier this month, prompting its shutdown. Predictably, that move has led to even more support for the ...   read

 
 
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Project Discovery

EVE Online's real-world science project is going unprecedentedly well

Earlier this year, CCP Games, Massively Multiplayer Online Science, and Reykjavik University jointly announced Project Discovery. The program is ostensibly an EVE Online mini-game that presents players with images of protein patterns w...   read

 
 
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Wow, Runescape still exists and just got a graphics overhaul

My brief experience with Runescape must have been more than 10 years ago. A friend played, I guess, and was playing. Maybe he was showing it to me in the hopes that I, too, would play; with him, no less! Instead, what I did was take over t...   read

 
 
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World of Warcraft: Legion launches August 30

World of Warcraft: Legion, the MMO's sixth expansion, will launch August 30, Blizzard just announced. Taking place on the heels of Warlords of Draenor, this $50 add-on raises the game's level cap from 100 to 110, introduces a new demon...   read

 
 
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Good lord, there was nearly a Guitar Hero MMO

Before Activision put the Guitar Hero series on ice in 2011, it was apparently working on an MMO. According to Unseen 64 contributor Liam Robertson, who claims to have spoken with (and obtained footage from) developers on the now-...   read

 
 
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The Division

The Division's latest patch is deleting characters on Xbox One

If you’ve been playing The Division on Xbox One, but haven’t had time to check out the new patch yet, you may want to take a short break from the game. There have been a lot of reports that the new update is deleting characters....   read

 
 
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Black Desert Online's getting two new classes

On April 20, Black Desert Online’s getting two new classes for you to kick ass with. The male Musa and female Maehwa (because Black Desert’s classes are still gender-locked for some reason) both rely on fast speed and technical...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XIV

Hilariously, a new Final Fantasy XIV promotion is selling out sodas in Japan

Over in Japan, Final Fantasy XIV players can earn special in-game items if they redeem points by way of soda cans. Buying them will net you a code on your receipt, which can then be inputted into the official site for things like outfi...   read

 
 
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Star Trek Online
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Star Trek Online brings back alien Nazis in its Season 11.5 update

Star Trek Online is pretty cool if you're a fan of deep cuts from Star Trek lore. Name an episode from any of the TV series over the last fifty years and there's probably a reference to it tucked away in the game somewhere. The k...   read

 
 
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Blizzard

After one year in operation, Blizzard moves to shut down unofficial Vanilla WoW server

For the past year, a private World of Warcraft server called Nostalrius has been in operation, with one goal in mind -- preserve the original Vanilla experience, without any additional expansions or updates. It's a noble goal, but...   read

 
 
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Black Desert Online

Do you play Black Desert Online? Because it sold 400,000 units in the west

While most of the buzz from Black Desert Online in recent years came from its character creator, it seems like it's actually buzzworthy in the west now, because a ton of people bought the thing. Daum Games has announced that Black Dese...   read

 
 
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Blizzard teases Hearthstone MMO for April Fools'

Blizzard usually has the best April Fools' joke, and they're at it again with a Hearthstone MMO pitch, complete with an over-the-top announcer that sounds like he's selling cans of Surge in the 90s. It's basically a mockup of Hearthsto...   read

 
 
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Black Desert Online

Black Desert Online weighs in on the Overwatch controversy with its own butt pose

Hah, butts. Black Desert Online has decided to weigh in on the recent Overwatch discussion by adding in some butts of their own -- a new PVP animation that's an obvious riff on the removed Tracer pose. This is being teased as a "f...   read

 
 
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Final Fantasy XI

In memoriam: Final Fantasy XI (PS2, Xbox 360)

The Final Fantasy series said goodbye to two of its own this morning. Service for both console versions of the long-running MMO Final Fantasy XI was officially ended today following nearly a decade and a half of support. The PlayS...   read

 
 
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Deals

Half-price Fallout 4, $12 Elder Scrolls Online in GMG's PC Spring Sale

Update: Spring sale is over but GMG has a new Deep Silver sale. Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping, rain is turning the ground into a muddy sponge, and Fallout 4 is now at its lowest price ever for the digital Steam copy. It's that ti...   read

 
 
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EVE Online

EVE Online's new Great War is upon us, here's what it looks like

EVE Online just saw one of its biggest and most destructive fights of all-time. With almost 6,000 pilots participating, developer CCP says the Battle of M-OEE8 was the second largest in the game's history. Here are some pictures showing wha...   read

 
 
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Neverwinter
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Acquisitions Inc. is coming to Neverwinter's newest event

Neverwinter’s newest event is uh… a tad strange. Portobello’s Campaign is a series of missions inspired by Acquisition Inc.’s live Dungeons & Dragons sessions at PAX Prime 2015. If you’ve never heard of A...   read

 
 
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Destiny

New Destiny content update drops next month

At long last, Destiny is getting some new content. It's just too bad it's coming at a time when practically the entire player base has abandoned the shooter for that hot new Tom Clancy jam. "As promised," Bungie says, the update "will ...   read

 
 
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ATLUS

Atlus is shutting down Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine

Shin Megami Tensei: Imagine will meet its end next month. Atlus has announced plans to terminate service for the MMORPG on May 24, after which time any remaining players will no longer have access the nine-year-old game. In preparation for ...   read

 
 
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WildStar

WildStar's China launch canceled, Carbine Studios hit with layoffs

It's been a little over half a year since WildStar went free-to-play, but developer Carbine Studios is still going through a tough period. They've just announced a number of layoffs, and accompanying them is the decision to cancel the ...   read

 
 
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EverQuest Next

And there it is: EverQuest Next canceled

The MMORPG EverQuest Next isn't happening. "When we decided to create the next chapter in the EverQuest journey, we didn't aim low," said Daybreak Games president Russell Shanks in an announcement today. "We set out to make something revolu...   read

 
 
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EVE Online

EVE Online has its players doing some real science for the good of the world

CCP is giving EVE Online players a chance to take off their space pilot hats and put on their space scientist hats. The Iceland-based developer has introduced a new mini-game to EVE Online that both rewards players and takes a cra...   read

 
 
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Blade & Soul
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Blade & Soul is getting the Warlock class this week

Whenever I play an MMO, I tend to gravitate towards pet-based classes. I like the idea of being able to solo content at all times, just in case I feel like doing some questing without friends available. Over the years more and more games ha...   read

 
 
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