Video game journalist infects hundreds of EVE nerds with insidious virus

A gaming convention turned into the banal opening scene of a zombie outbreak movie this week as a number of players who attended EVE Vegas 2017 suddenly came down with the symptoms of a cold virus after the event. The airborne virus was brought to the event by an anonymous video game journalist — let’s call him Drendan Brain — […]

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Crowfall – Constant Sorrow

Fresh back from hiatus, Red Thomas makes a trip to Austin, TX and catches up with the Crowfall team. Persistence is the watch word of the day, and Red finds plenty of reasons to be excited about development since his last visit.

World of Warcraft Demon Hunter solos normal Gul’dan

A Demon Hunter should be able to kill demons. That’s their one job description, and so it should be no surprise that World of Warcraft’s Demon Hunters are actually very good at killing demons. But most of them are not nearly as good as Mione, a name you’ll find in no lore compilations who still deserves a nod for soloing […]

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World of Warcraft – Blizzard Showcases Incredible Fan Art in New Video Series

Blizzard is starting a new video series dedicated to the incredible body of fan art folks have created over the years. In the first episode, digital artist Thomas Karlsson is profiled. He is a digital artist from Sweden and is interviewed about his work and the process.

Director Naoki Yoshida apologizes for housing limitations in Final Fantasy XIV with plans for the future

If you missed this particular bit of drama, here’s the TL;DR recap. Final Fantasy XIV releases patch 4.1, which includes the new housing wards. Those wards are gone before the first hour has passed, meaning that the vast majority of people who wanted something for housing didn’t get anything. A light is shined, yet again, on the fact that housing […]

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Fortnite – Epic Cracks Its Knuckles Ready to Fight As It Takes Two Players to Court for Cheating

Epic is not taking any guff from players and cheat providers in Fortnite: Battle Royale. In new documents filed recently, Epic is suing two players named “Vraspir” and “Broom” for infringing on the company’s copyright due to changes made to the game’s code, placing them in violation of the Terms of Service. According to the documents, one of the pair has been banned nine times. Both players are associated with a site that provides access to cheats.

The Orochi Tower has arrived in Secret World Legends

The release of the Orochi Tower in Secret World Legends is a big deal for several reasons. For one thing, it wraps up the storyline in Tokyo, resolving all of those dangling plot threads for those who have never explored it before. But for another thing, it also marks the moment when The Secret World and Secret World Legends are […]

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War Thunder – Battle Rating & Economy Changes Detailed

The War Thunder team has posted an extensive look at forthcoming changes to both battle rating and economy. Changes will be forthcoming for aircraft and ground vehicles. Devs have provided a table for reference as well as a graphic representation of how battle rating alterations will play out. Another table has been published to show reductions / increases in various economic systems.

The Daily Grind: Do you grade MMO studios on a curve?

Here’s a non-surprise that came out of a discussion between Bree and I: We totally grade MMO studios on a curve. That curve is determined by giving a damn. All else being equal, we tend to be a bit more forgiving of studios that give the impression of at least caring about what they’re doing, even if it’s care in […]

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Revelation Online – Eternal Chasm Raid Opens in 5 or 10 Player Modes

High level Revelation Online players can now enter a brand new raid called the Eternal Chasm. According to My.com, it is a twisting labyrinth that features a “record setting number of bosses, including more than a few secret ones. Players can earn new gear sets and even a Flameborn Tyrant mount.

Jukebox Heroes: Destiny 2’s soundtrack

I feel like making a bold statement today, so here it goes: Destiny 2’s soundtrack is far and away better than its predecessor — and I include any of the DLC’s music as well. Oh, I didn’t dislike Destiny’s OST overall, but aside from a handful of noteworthy pieces, it wasn’t much more than sound and fury to me. Destiny […]

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Paragon unveils the newest incarnation of Shadow’s Eve

Just because a game is all about smashing the stuffing out of your opponents in a fixed arena doesn’t mean that you can’t enjoy the Halloween season. Paragon is bringing back its Shadow’s Eve event once more, complete with new Halloween-themed skins for Narbash, Yin, and Wukong. Last year’s skins will also be returning on a weekly basis, so keep […]

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Final Fantasy XI’s October update improves gear purchasing and skillchains

You would think that if you’ve been playing Final Fantasy XI long enough to care about skillchains, you would probably have memorized the various ways that weaponskills interact by now. But if for whatever reason you just have a hard time recalling which weaponskill has which element, the latest patch adds that directly into the help text for skills. This […]

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PSA: Wurm Online is dirt cheap in the Humble ‘Endless RPG Lands’ Bundle

Sandbox fans, if you’ve never tried Wurm Online, you’re about to get a pretty cheap chance, as Wurm Online – specifically, its Wurm Unlimited edition – is currently dirt cheap in the Humble Bundle’s Endless RPG Lands package, basically a buck unless you pony up more to get a few other classics. Wurm Unlimited is the 2015 standalone version of MMORPG Wurm […]

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Halloween 2017: Dark and Light, Villagers & Heroes, and MapleStory

Halloween comin’ at ya fast, so fast even we can’t keep up. In Dark and Light, Gobboween has descended on the gameworld. Expect prowling wolves, enchanted jack-o-lanterns, pumpkin seeds, elite teleporting mobs, candy, and even a scythe tool if you want to run around ganking people while pretending to be the grim reaper. In Villagers & Heroes, won’t you take me to […]

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Star Trek Online – Star Trek Online Sweepstakes!

To celebrate the PC launch of Season 14 – Emergence, we’re teaming up with Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios to give away Tzenkethi Shuk-din Escorts and Accelerated Officer Training Packs for Star Trek Online. Enter for a chance to get one of these exciting free codes for the ultimate free-to-play massively multiplayer online game in the Star Trek world!

– RoboManiac Platinum Giveaway!

MMORPG.com has been given a very limited number of keys for the all new RoboManic that will give players 150 free platinum! Slip into the role of a robot in the distant world of “Centerra” and become a hero and leader who protects the world from destruction. Prove yourself against your opponents in the fight league of this extraordinary world and show that you are one of those who can protect the world from an attack. Get your key now!

– Daybreak Partners with Twin Galaxies for New H1Z1 Pro League

Daybreak Games has partnered with Twin Galaxies to form the new H1Z1 Pro League. The league will feature 15 teams of 5 players each that will compete in 75-player matches over two 10-week sessions. Players are guaranteed a minimum salary as well as representation on the governance committee of the professional league. The first season is expected to kick off in 2018.

Paladins: Champions of the Realm – Introducing the Paladins Console Series

The Paladins Console series will be kicking off on October 21st. It’s to be opened to console players in North America and EU. In addition, all of the streaming action can be seen via Mixer on the Paladins dedicated channel. You can check out all the action via PC or on mobile devices.

– Battle Chasers: Nightwar is a Classic JRPG for a New Era

Battle Chasers: Nightwar, from the studio founded for its creation (Airship Syndicate), is a love letter to 16-bit era JRPGs, but also a revival of one of studio founder Joe Madureira’s most personal works. Battle Chasers is a cult-classic fantasy comic, and now it’s bound to become a cult classic RPG. The recently released game sports gorgeous visuals, great voice acting, and strategic turn-based combat to make a compelling experience that’s worth any fan of the genre’s time.