Dauntless lowers the hammer — in a good way

Multiplayer monster hunter Dauntless is taking its first steps to a new and improved combat system — and hammer-using warriors are going to be among the first to experience the coming glory. Last week, the team explained that it is reworking weapons one at a time in an attempt to provide more diversity and options during combat: “We’re ready to […]

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The Stream Team: Win a key to play The Black Death’s new Pestilence update

Pus and pestilence — the perfect combination for a gory Halloween! And The Black Death has it. The Pestilence update that launched today not only restructures the story and the UI but it also adds human autopsies to the game. Massively OP’s MJ is braving the outbreak to go in and check it all out, and she’s going to share […]

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SMITE Tactics – SMITE Tactics Guan Yu Giveway!

MMORPG.com has been give special gift keys for SMITE Tactics that will give a code which will unlock the legendary Chinese god Guan Yu and add him to the player’s card collection. These codes are only valid for console versions of the game (XBox One / PlayStation 4). Get your key now!

Citadel: Forged With Fire’s Halloween update includes props, blood, and trick-or-treating

Citadel: Forged With Fire is one of many MMOs and survival sandboxes sitting in beta or early access but still pushing out some sort of Halloween content, which ought to tell you just how important the holiday is to the genre. This week, Blue Isle drenched the gameworld in fog, spider webs, dead trees, and a bloodmoon, but there’s more […]

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Pokemon Go’s Halloween event update is more than just candy

Recent Pokemon Go updates had been hinting at something big, and now finally we’ve got an official announcement from the team, and it’s big. Not, “another Pikachu with a hat” big (though we have another of those), but big enough that it could tempt people into returning to or starting the game. Halloween and Generation 3+ Starting October 20 at […]

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– Gaming Video Content (GVC) is a Viewing Juggernaut & Bigger Than You Believe

SuperData Research has a new report, most of which we can view, that contains some really interesting factoids about Gaming Video Content, or GVC. It will probably come as no surprise that 665M people regularly watch GVC with 46% Female and 54% male viewership. In addition, the average income is around $58K per year. These folks, according to the report, are watching GVC rather than primetime television, a startling shift from past eras.

The Life is Feudal MMO finally has a soft launch date: November 17

After what seems like a million years of testing (not really though), the MMO version of Life is Feudal is finally leaving closed beta behind and launching open beta on November 17th. It looks like a soft launch early access type of open beta, with buy-to-play packages starting at $29.99. The game is the MMO version of an ambitious survival-oriented […]

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Loki joins the Marvel Heroes console crew

Hope you enjoy hearing about the reincorporation of characters that were already in a game a long time ago, because there’s a long road ahead for Marvel Heroes Omega on console as it strives to expand its hero roster to the same size of its PC brother. This week’s reprise? Thor’s half-brother Loki. Is it a coincidence that Loki will […]

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Crowfall demos more action harvesting, starts taking guild name reservations

Crowfall isn’t content to make gathering as dull and repetitive as in other MMOs, which is why the team is putting great stock in its so-called “action harvesting.” This system has come under further refinement following its introduction a few weeks back, and the devs were on hand this week to demonstrate why you’ll need to be on your toes […]

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Star Trek Online brings back TNG shuttle and Discovery uniform giveaway

If you’re kicking yourself that you missed out on some of the more recent giveaways over at Star Trek Online, then kick yourself into gear instead. Cryptic announced that it is reprising its shuttle and uniform giveaway through the end of the month to anyone who logs in to claim them. The free shuttle in question is the Type 7, […]

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World of Tanks – Interview with World of Tanks Composer Akira Yamaoka

World of Tanks is proud to work with composer Akira Yamaoka on its upcoming project for new artists. Akira is best known for the Silent Hill series which took the horror genre of games into a whole new level. He has been making music for games as far back as Contra. Akira will be judging the music submitted by fans for World of Tanks. He also will have a song on the new soundtrack. We got the chance to sit down with Akira and ask some questions about his career and passion for World of Tanks.

Choose My Adventure: All spoken out in Guild Wars 2

Well, this is a bit awkward. I appear to have run out of things to say. This is not inherently a bad thing. My time with Guild Wars 2 has not been unpleasant (but you can read more about that next week), even if it hasn’t been perfect; I’ve been having fun. At the same time, once you’ve dissected the […]

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Trove’s November 14 update revitalizes guilds, adds East Asian biome

Trion has just announced a “massive” free expansion for its cutesy voxel sandbox Trove, launching on PC, Xbox One, and PS4, all on November 14th. If you were wondering what ever happened to that club (guild) update teased at PAX, this is it. “Clubs can now level up! Clubs gain experience through participation in the new Adventure system,” explains Senior […]

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Trove – Adventures Content Expansion Coming on November 14th

Ricky “Din Othar” White, Senior Producer on Trove, has penned a new letter on the official site to reveal the first information on what he calls “a massive free content expansion for PC, XBox One and PlayStation 4”. Called Adventures, the content drop is expected to take place on November 14th.

– Bluehole Poised to Reveal MMO, 'Project W', at G-Star 2017

Bluehole is on the verge of revealing the first information about its “Project W”, said to bae an MMO developed by Hyung-Jun Kim, most recently with NCSoft. Interestingly, Bluehole will not take on publishing duties in Europe or North America, but will instead partner with Kakao Games after their success with Black Desert Online.

The Stream Team: Getting free Halloween goodies during DCUO’s The Witching Hour

Costumes are not just for Halloween in DCUO, but that doesn’t mean the superhero game doesn’t celebrate the holiday! The Witching Hour has returned full blast and Massively OP’s MJ is in partaking in the festivities. There is also a special treat bag for everyone who logs in before October 31st containing: 25 Spooky Bites (the Witching Hour’s event currency) […]

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– Cougar Armor Gaming Chair – Comfort, With Some Drawbacks

We’ve taken a look at a number of products from Cougar Gaming this year. So far, every one has shown itself to be quite the bargain for the money. Today, we’re leaving peripherals behind and taking a look at their very own racing chair. Will it keep up the trend? Read on for our full review.