Reports have surfaced that Activision Blizzard has laid off Raven Software Quality Assurance employees that were recently asked to relocate to the Madison Wisconsin studio. Additionally, Geoff Keighley, host of the upcoming yearly stream of The Game Awards has announced that, apart from their nominations, Activision Blizzard will not be attending the awards this year.
When it comes to Valve's Steam Deck, which is currently expected to release in February, it shouldn't come as a surprise that the company confirmed that the platform will not have any exclusive games. This is to be sure PC games run on the platform just as they would on PC.
The Profane team is back with another update on the game's development, this time it's all about character creation.
A new report says that Sony is working on its own competitor to Xbox game pass, a new tiered system that would change or combine PlayStation Plus and PlayStation Now.
EverQuest is in festive mode again, as Frostfell begins today. The event will bring both new and returning content and goodies in two stages, running through January 7th.
The latest beta update for Mortal Online 2 includes lots of new additions, some changes to the environment, rewards, skills, along with, many fixes for the game, UI, and crashes..
After announcing a one day delay in server times, Kakao Games announced that there would be an additional delay in the launch of the ArcheAge servers.
The New World team updated with information on the December PTR testing update, as well as giving us a peek at both the now confirmed winter holiday events, and some significant changes to The High Water Mark system and endgame.
Fate of Gundabad, the latest expansion from The Lord of the Rings Online, has been out for almost a month now, and we wanted to know a bit more about its creation. We chatted with Executive Producer Rob Ciccolini at Standing Stone Games about the Dwarvish-themed expansion to the MMO.
VR MMORPG Zenith: The Last City will be starting its closed beta this month, as RamenVR announced, along with a beta teaser trailer showing off the game, which was also confirmed for an early 2022 release.
Path of Exile is closing out 2021 strong with a series of events, the first of which kicks off today. Here are the details.
Hotfix #19 for Baldur's Gate 3 is now live and brings several fixes, including one about your non-native PC resolutions.
Lineage2M, the mobile cross-platform spiritual successor to Lineage II, is out today for 35 countries across Europe and North America, making its debut in the west after two successful years in Korea.
Everquest II: Visions of Vetrovia is now officially out. If you've been waiting to mix up your fantasy adventuring with dinosaurs and cannibals, you're in luck. The expansion adds several new zones made up of different but treacherous locations including the jungle, seaside, and more.
Remember Dune? No, not the HBO one, but the one being made by Funcom? Looks like they are getting some help in the form of German developer NUKKLEAR to work on the upcoming Dune survival MMO.
Ubisoft's love letter to Steep fans manages to provide an MMORPG unlike any we've seen before. There is no question that Ubisoft Annecy knows how to make an exciting extreme sports game, but after dozens of hours of playing, one question beckons. Does an extreme sports game need to be massively multiplayer?
With Pathfinder: Kingmaker, developer Owlcat Games gave us our first taste of a cRPG based on the Pathfinder role-playing system. The isometric RPG was a huge hit even before it launched, with over 18,000 backers pledging almost one million dollars on the Kickstarter project. With their standalone follow-up, Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous, Owlcat Games isn't taking the easy path by continuing the original story of Kingmaker.So how does it stack up?
Robin has been looking forward to Diablo II: Resurrected ever since it was announced as it was the one game in the series she had missed. Now, a few decades later, Robin has set out to fill that gap - here is her review of the remastered version of Blizzard's legendary ARPG.
Imagine a future where game developers make house calls, no different than when you call a plumber to your home to check the pipes. These devs assess, diagnose, and fix problems with gaming chairs where people lay back, throw on a virtual reality headset, and transport to an entirely new plane of existence. This is the basic premise of Gamedec, a futuristic mystery novel infused with RPG elements that eschews combat for fact-gathering and puzzle solving. Mixing the world aesthetic of The Ascent
Originally released in March 2018, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is now on the Nintendo Switch in its full glory. The Prince's Edition includes the base game and all 3 DLC including: The Adventure Pack, The Lair of the Lost Lord, and The Tale of a Timeless Tome. However, is the aging title worth full retail price, and how does it handle on the Switch's hardware?
Life is Strange's premise as a franchise is simple: a drama reflecting the real world, with the caveat of a protagonist having some type of "superpowers." Perhaps it's a "curse," if you choose to describe it through the lips of Alex Chen, the protagonist of True Colors. So how does the latest installment stack up? Here is our review.
For gamers like us, even when times are hard, and even when things get rough, games still manage to make us smile, inspire us, and bring us happiness, however we define it. Hear about whhich games, new or old, got our staff through 2021, then hop into the comments and tell us a little about the games that got you through 2021.
In most MMOs, end game consists of a gear treadmill where players continuously pick up new and more powerful gear, but in Ember Sword the most sought-after gear is all on the blockchain and has no competitive advantage. How will players stay invested in Ember Swords end game without a stat-based gear grind?
The story of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will be coming to its conclusion with the release of Update 9.2, Eternity's End. With it will come a new zone, take on a new raid and see the return of class tier sets.
Skyrim is back as the Anniversary Edition is out today, 10 years after its initial release. To celebrate, Bethesda Softworks is hosting a 10th Anniversary Concert on YouTube and Twitch with selections of Skyrim's music played by the London Symphony Orchestra.
The latest expansion in The Lord of the Rings Online, Fate of Gundabad, has launched today. Taking place in the northern reaches of Middle-earth, Fate of Gundabd concludes the story of Durin and the Legacy of the Dwarves as they aim to retake their ancient home of Gundabad.
Star Wars: The Old Republic is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and the MMORPG is doing so in cinematic fashion that fits the franchise. BioWare and EA have taken to remastering its trailers in full 4K and re-releasing them one by one throughout the celebration.
Jinx, one of the most iconic champions from Riot's League of Legends, has made her way into Fortnite thanks to a new collaboration with Epic Games. Riot is also celebrating the release of its upcoming animated series Arcane by releasing multiple titles on the Epic Games Store, including the insanely popular League of Legends proper as well as a few others.
Lands Awakened is slated to hit Albion Online this November 24th, and the team took to the game's website to break down what players can expect from the open-world sandbox MMO.
Blizzard has announced today that they are forming the World of Warcraft Community Council, a player council to help the Warcraft team gather feedback from its community.
For a long time there has been a "will they, won't they" between governments and game companies that employ the, nearly universally hated gacha loot box system. In our first episode of MMOWTF Steven takes a look at some of these loot box games, and speaks with clinical psychologist Dr. Anthony Bean to determine how predatory these mechanics really are.
It may never feel like we have enough Starfield information, as details seem to trickle in bit by bit, but in the latest exploration video with Bethesda Game Studios Design Director Emil Pagliarulo, we are given a little taste of what's to come from the Settled Systems.
For those hoping to finally go in on Elden Ring early next year, you are going to be waiting a tad bit longer. Bandai Namco announced today the RPG will be now releasing on February 25th, 2022, delaying the game by a month.
EVE Online the last few years has been a world of active war. And while that's true the majority of the time, this felt different with both a large-scale player war waging alongside a PvE generated one against the Triglavian Collective. And the last effects of that war, namely the new region of Pochven, are still being felt in New Eden.
Kakao Games will be hosting a special streaming week starting this Sunday to mark Elyon's first day of head start and running through the official launch.
Kakao Games has partnered with MMORPG.com to celebrate the release of Elyon in the West. As such we've been given 1000 keys for a Red Parrot Mount in Elyon for lucky readers to claim to put to use once the MMO releases on October 20th
NeoWiz and Round8 Studio have partnered with MMORPG.com to give 15 lucky winners a Frontier Pack of Bless Unleashed on PC! This $30 prize gives players a leg up on their journey, including currency, mounts and more.
Gamigo have teamed up with MMORPG.com to give away codes for an in-game mount and costume to celebrate its Realm of the Gods expansion, which hit back in August. The codes are good for 30 days and the giveaway runs through the end of October (or when we run out of keys!)
Cryptic Studios has teamed up with MMORPG.com to giveaway Neverwinter gear to one lucky winner. In addition, readers can enter the chance to win some in-game loot to help along your journey in the new Neverwinter Module.
Gameforge has partnered with MMORPG.com to provide codes for one of the most popular pets in Metin 2 right now: the football pet. You can grab your code here, as well as check out the latest update to hit Metin2: Legend of the White Dragon.
Amazon Games has partnered with MMORPG.com to giveaway keys to the technical alpha for its upcoming MMOARPG, Lost Ark, which releases (finally!) in the West this fall. The technical alpha runs from now until June 16th, 2021 at Noon PDT.
Gameforge has partnered with MMORPG.com to giveaway 1500 codes for their upcoming beta test phases for the MMORPG, Swords of Legends Online. These codes will give you access to both phases of beta test, starting on May 21st.