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Final Fantasy XIV – Documentary Part #1 – "One Point O"

The good folks at Noclip have created a pretty amazing documentary series about the history of Final Fantasy XIV from its first iteration through today. In Part 1, it takes a look at the very earliest version of FFXIV.

Diablo 3 – New Zones Previewed, Necromancer Lore Revealed

The Diablo 3 site has a pair of articles of keen interest to folks looking forward to the imminent release of the Rise of the Necromancer add-on. The first provides a look at the history of Necromancers and how they fit into the overall series universe. The second gives a brief look at the new areas coming to D3 for everyone when the update goes live.

Gloria Victis – The Combat Update is Live!

It is a pleasure for Black Eye Games to announce that the long-awaited Gloria Victis combat update is finally live! Introducing brand new motion-captured animations, reworked controller and new synchronization system. The update brings the entire gameplay to a new level, enhancing immersion and focus on the player’s own skill, adding a lot to the idea of the skill-based PVP. So, what is the combat update about?

Grim Dawn – Surprise Patch Paves the Way for Expansion Later This Year

Crate Entertainment caught Grim Dawn players off guard with the release of the v1.0.1.0 patch that paves the way for the game’s first expansion later this year. Every class has undergone a tuning pass and a number of quality of life improvements have been added to streamline game play.

Secret World Legends – Patron Benefits Matrix Revealed

With the launch of Secret World Legends coming in mere minutes, players have been wondering about the benefits of becoming a Patron. Game Director Romain Amiel has a great graphic to show off exactly what is in store for anyone choosing to become a SWL patron.

– MMORPG?s E3 2017 Best of Show Awards

Another E3, another week of insane gaming news. Light though it was on MMO info, online games in general were all over the place in LA last week. And as we’re wont to do, we’re giving them shiny badges for the sole purpose of hoping they’ll share those badges with their adoring fans. What, you expected me to lie about the reason behind awards? HA. I’m way past that, folks.

– The Battle Between Anthem and Destiny 2

E3 has come and gone and in the wake of the incredible hype machine that is back to back publisher conferences, the biggest game reveals are clear: EA Bioware’s Anthem and Activision Blizzard’s, Destiny 2. Everything we know so far says that these two games are taking aim at the exact same group of gamers. It’s poised to be a battle between two massive publishers and renowned development studios for the time and money of you the gamer. Let’s talk about how that might shake out.

Final Fantasy XIV – Stormblood Week 1 – Rise of the Samurai

Stormblood is here! After a rough launch in which Raubahn single-handedly (see what I did there?) held up the main quest for most of us and everybody learned to queue like the British, things are finally straightening out, and we’re finally able to explore the brave new world of Othard and Ala Mhigo.

Secret World Legends – Review in Progress #1 – Approachable & Engaging

There has been a deluge of MMO releases these past few weeks. And yet, the one I didn’t expect to get completely sucked into has been tying up all my free gaming time since Funcom let press in the doors early this week – Secret World Legends is a blast. In many ways, SWL is the The Secret World you know and love. But in all the best ways, it’s also a more approachable and highly more engaging affair thanks to a revamped combat and progression system.

Shot Online – Watch the Birdie! World Championship Mobile Launches CBT

Shot Online: World Championship for mobile devices has started closed beta testing. It is a mobile adaptation of Shot Online and allows players to experience golf in real-time in a multiplayer environment. World Championship brings three game modes to mobile players including Betting Challenge, Academy and Event Matches.

Xsyon: Prelude – Summer Event Season Kicks Off On June 24th

Xsyon players have a lot of fun and challenging experience waiting for them this summer with a number of activities planned by both community and development teams. The first event is a Capture the Flag PvP contest that will take place on June 24th at 11:00 am Pacific / 2:00 pm Eastern on the Peace server, ironically enough.

Secret World Legends – Legacy Transfer System Detailed – Don't Miss Your Chance!

Secret Worlds Legends is prepping for its head start today. While not allowing characters from The Secret World to be transferred into SWL, there is the Legacy Transfer System that will bring a number of things to the new game. To help TSW players make sure their things are moved successfully, Funcom has produced a handy guide.

General: Crusaders of Light Class Overview

Crusaders of Light is a brand new fully-featured mobile MMORPG from Netease. Wouldn?t dealing with the daily grind be so much easier if you could transform yourself into a barbaric badass, a stealthy sniper or an altruistic healer? In Crusaders of Light, coming July 13 (on iOS) and July 20th (Android), you can.

Wild West Online – C'moooooon 7! Gambling to be a Thing at Launch

Saloons and gambling were always part of the American Old West, nearly as iconic as a six-shooter. The Wild West Online team is going to be bringing that realism into its game at launch and will include things like roulette and card games. In fact, the team is actively asking its fans for suggestions on exactly which ones should be part of it: Faro, Poker (and variants), 21?

Wild West Online – C'moooooon 7s! Gambling to be a Thing at Launch

Saloons and gambling were always part of the American Old West, nearly as iconic as a six-shooter. The Wild West Online team is going to be bringing that realism into its game at launch and will include things like roulette and card games. In fact, the team is actively asking its fans for suggestions on exactly which ones should be part of it: Faro, Poker (and variants), 21?

– Now That the Steam Summer Sale's Here, What Are You Buying?

If your Steam “guilt list” isn’t full enough, you may want to head on over for the annual Summer Sale. There are a bazillion great games out there for purchase, including not just a few MMOs. If you’ve gone by for a visit, what has caught your eye? Is there a particular MMO deal you’re interested in? Or maybe is there an RPG that has your fancy? Or something else? Let us know how many games you’ll be adding to your “to-do” list this week…or tell us how you resist!

Kritika Online – Open Beta to Start on June 29th

En Masse Entertainment has announced that Kritika Online will be entering open beta starting on June 29th. Anyone who has purchased a Founder’s Pack will be able to get a head start beginning on June 27th. All players taking part in open beta will see all progress saved as no server wipes are planned prior to the game’s official launch.