Zombie-fighting title Fortnite announces deluxe box edition

When we were kids, we honed our fort-making skills with pillows, couch cushions, blankets, and other impregnable materials. Those skills will come in handy on July 25th when Fortnite launches, since this multiplayer game is all about making a stronghold that is impervious to zombie attacks. While we knew that Fortnite was launching in early access late next month, one […]

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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?

Skyforge adds a new Distortion and new Prestige ranking with its latest patch

Prestige is an important indicator of power in Skyforge, and it just keeps growing over time. The problem is that as it grows ever higher, it becomes harder and harder to look at it at a glance and say “yes, that character is getting higher in Prestige.” Plus, there’s the simple reality that a ranking of nine billion Prestige doesn’t […]

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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?

Hearthstone changes up card packs to make it easier to collect new cards

There’s nothing quite like opening up a new card pack in Hearthstone only to find multiples of the same rare you already have and didn’t want the first time. That’s why the game is changing how card packs work to make collecting a set easier. First and foremost, players will no longer have to worry about getting duplicate Legendary cards […]

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Trove’s Megalithic update lands on PS4 and Xbox One June 27

Way back in April, Trion teased a “mega” 2017 update for Trove intended to bring the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One versions of the game update to speed with the PC version. Now, that update’s got a date, and it looks like the features are intact too: “On June 27, Jurassic Era dwellers stampede their way into Trion Worlds’ epic block-building […]

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– 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!

The Stream Team: Launching into Master X Master

MxM has officially launched, and Massively OP’s MJ is diving back into the fray! Of course, now that all alphas and betas are over, she’ll have to start over from scratch. Which hero from which game will she choose to play after the tutorial? Ultimately MJ wants to play Kromede; she has fond memories of that NPC from Aion. Tune […]

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Ship of Heroes fires up a red-hot powerset

Meanwhile, in the deep void of space, a fire has broken out on a starship. Jets of flame and a rain of red-hot meteors scour the deck, sending people running for safety. It’s OK, however, it’s just a superhero putting his powers to practice. Ship of Heroes released a video today showing two interesting elements of the game, starting with […]

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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.

E3 2017: Hands-on with mobile MMOs Lineage 2 Revolution and Durango

With Pokemon Go trying to avoid explicitly calling itself an MMO, Massively OP once again has room for a top contender in the realm of mobile MMOs. There’s just one problem: We’ve got mostly Western readers for a genre that seems to appeal much more to the East. I was given the opportunity to see top global mobile MMO Lineage 2 Revolution and up and […]

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Kritika Online’s open beta starts next week

Closed beta? That’s old news for the Kritika Online crowd. Now it’s all about the open beta, which the devs just announced is starting on Thursday, June 29th. Founders who splurged on one of the packs get in a couple of days early on the 27th as a perk for their purchase. The open beta is important for Kritika, since it […]

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Chaos Theory: Guide to The Secret World’s Templars faction

It’s Templar Time! After looking at the Illuminati and delving into the Dragon, it’s now time to tie up this trio of guides and talk about the final faction in The Secret World: the Templars. I could fall back on that old adage of “saving the best for last,” but this secret society may not be the best for everyone. […]

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Skill Queue Reimbursement Early Next Week!

An update is currently in the process of being finalized that will reimburse all skillpoints lost when skill queues were inadvertently paused on June 9th.

We aim to deploy this early next week, and will notify all pilots via this news feed once the process is complete.

Apologies for the delay in reimbursement, which has been slowed up a little by the ongoing Ghost Training exploit investigation. 

Feel free to discuss this news item in this announcement thread.

Breakaway – Hands On with Amazon?s First Game

Announced at Twitchcon September 2016 by AMAZON GAMES Breakway is a 4v4 arena battler with currently one objective, seize the relic and slam dunk it into the opposing teams base!

The Repopulation posts teeny, tiny image teaser

It’s small. It’s ambiguous. And it might be pointing to the future of The Repopulation. The new team handling this sci-fi MMO posted a rather tiny picture on the forums of which looks like a river on top of a grid and then asked players to vote on what they thought it might be. As the poll is labeled as […]

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Gigantic rejoins Arc platform, opens up PC beta, and preps for July 20 launch

There is no shortage of movement on Gigantic, Motiga’s colorful, multi-platform MOBA. For starters, the studio announced that PC players can now get in on the open beta, conveniently located on Perfect World’s Arc platform. The Windows open beta joins the Xbox One testing program as the title gets ready for launch on July 20th, and players who want to […]

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