Massively Overthinking: How will Star Citizen make money after launch?

During this week’s Massively OP Podcast, Justin and I attempted to tackle a question sent in by commenter and listener Sally Bowls – specifically, she wanted us to speculate on what a post-launch monetization plan for Star Citizen might look like. “Assuming they have a lot of overhead and expense, are they going to fire most of their employees at […]

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PUBG ‘contemplates further action’ against Epic’s Fortnite battle royal mode

Remember that whole ordeal earlier this week when Epic announced that next week’s Fortnite patch will be a free-to-play PvP-centric battle royal mode? PvE players were understandably miffed, given it’s an about-face on Epic’s original plan to focus on PvE instead of PvP, but they’re not the only folks mad: PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds developer Bluehole has all but accused Epic of ripping […]

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Breakaway – Hannah the Protector Goes Live for Weekend Arena Fun

Breakaway has a new hero in town in the form of Hannah the Protector. She is “a powerful mountain of muscle and metal”. She uses metals and “magnetic” wild damage along with strength to provide an almost literal wall of protection.

Guild Wars 2 Path of Fire launches at noon; get caught up on the expansion here!

Guild Wars 2 officially launches its second B2P expansion, Path of Fire, today. In just two hours in fact. And if our polls are any judge, quite a lot of our audience is hyped for the release! We’ll be streaming the fun later today (with special guests if we can pull it off), but in the meantime, ArenaNet has a […]

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PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds – BlueHole Eying Fortnite Battle Royale Similarities

BlueHole is eying Fortnite’s upcoming Battle Royale mode for what it perceives as too many similarities to PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds. The company is looking at the game play style as well as Epic Games using PUBG in its promotional material and in communication with press and its community. According to BH CEO Chang Han Kim, “The PUBG community has and continues to provide evidence of the many similarities as we contemplate further action”.

Sea of Thieves’ death penalty is unique — and social

What happens when you die? Sea of Thieves has its own unique answer to the question. Instead of popping back at a binding point or doing a corpse run, dead characters will arrive on the (pause for dramatic effect) FERRY OF THE DAMNED. Featuring Skipper Dan. In this week’s dev video, Senior Designer Shelley Preston talks about how the team wanted […]

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– Raiders of the Lost Planet First Impressions – One Heck of a Ride

Raiders of the Broken Planet promises a unique 4v1 story driven shooter experience unlike anything we have played. I have had the privilege of spending a few hours playing the game with the developers and have to confess that this game feels like a step in in the right direction.

Ship of Heroes shows off improved character creation in new video

Supporters for Ship of Heroes are going to be able to test out the alpha version of the game’s character creator this year. That is awesome. But what will it look like? Take a look in the video just below; it’s right there in the game’s 14th released demo video, clear as day. The developers take the opportunity to recreate […]

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The Daily Grind: Which MMORPGs will make to to 20 years?

Unless it mysteriously shutters between now and Monday, Ultima Online is turning 20 next week. Our Game Archaeologist will surely object to an assertion that UO is the first MMORPG to turn 20, but even if you do count pre-MMORPG titles as MMOs or include non-continuous or non-graphical games, UO is still among the very few MMOs to get there […]

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– Raiders of the Broken Planet Released for PS4, PC & XB1

MercurySteam has announced that Raiders of the Broken Planet has been released for PC, PlayStation 4 and XBox One. The game is free to download and the “Prologue” features two missions, four characters and begins an epic story that will unfold over time. If you want to delve in right away, the first campaign for 2017 is called “Alien Myths” and is available for $10 and features four additional missions, more story, four new characters, weapons and more.

Mu Legend – Stress Test Kicks Off Tomorrow for Eight Hours

Everyone is invited to hang out with Webzen and the MU Legend team tomorrow during the stress test for the game. The event will start at 9:00 am Pacific / 12:00 pm Eastern on Saturday, September 23rd and will run for about eight hours. All that is needed is to sign up for a Webzen account and download / install the client and wait for the stress test event to begin.

Guild Wars 2 – Are. You. Ready? Path of Fire Launches Today!

For fans of Guild Wars 2, this is a big day with the launch of the Path of Fire expansion mere hours away. If all goes according to plan, Path of Fire should be ready to go at 9:00 am Pacific / 12:00 pm Eastern — right about when a lot of you will be at work. Luckily, it’ll be waiting for you when you get home and you’ll have the entire weekend to hole up and play!

Secret World Legends reactivates legacy transfers

Hey grandpa, get off that couch! You’re being called back into service, since you still have some purpose left in those old bones. The original Secret World has one final (?) hurrah left in it, as Funcom reactivated the legacy transfer service today for a second round of imports to Secret World Legends. This transfer doesn’t apply to characters, unfortunately, […]

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Path of Exile – Path of Exile Victorious Wings Helmet Sweepstakes!

MMORPG.com has 500 gift codes for Path of Exile that will give players the Victorious Wings Helmet (a $7 value!) in game for free! This sweepstakes will run from Sept 22 @ 8PM EDT to Sept 26 @ 8PM EDT. The more days you login to MMORPG.com after you enter the better your odds of winning! Enter now for a shot at one of these great looking helms!

Destiny 2 – This Week at Bungie Explores Factions, Art & Guided Raids

The latest “This Week at Bungie” article has been posted with a ton of nifty information about what the Destiny 2 team has been working on most recently as well as providing more information about certain features. In this week’s newsletter, you can learn more about faction rallies that will begin on September 25th at 2:00 am Pacific / 5:00 am Eastern. Players can volunteer with their favorite faction and earn some sweet faction-specific loot for the effort.

Discover actual exoplanets and earn EVE Online rewards – without ever leaving the ship dock

Have you heard in passing this “Project Discovery” thing in EVE Online and wondered what it is all about? CCP put together a new tutorial video that explains the purpose behind Project Discovery, how players can help, and what they will earn for their troubles. Project Discovery is a collaborative, crowdsourced effort to reward players in-game for helping out on […]

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PSA: ArcheAge triples all the things this weekend

As the ArcheAge population resettles following the massive server merges earlier this month, Trion Worlds has prepared a balm to help sooth any jangled nerves. The studio is triggering a whole host of bonuses over the next several days to give players a boost in their journeys. Starting today and continuing through Monday, September 25th, ArcheAge is running a “triple […]

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– ArcheAge Begins Coming to Mobile Devices on October 25

If you’ve been looking for a way to take ArcheAge on the road with you, you’re in luck. Gamevil has announced that ArcheAge Begins will be heading to the App Store and Google Play on October 25th.