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Indie MMO Spotlight - Monthly Dev Updates and a VR Game Of The Year Finalist

Each week, we scour the internet for all things indie MMO-related, so you don't have to. This week, Zenith is up for an award, Book of Travels gets a new roadmap, and several devs put out their monthly updates. 


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ROCCAT Kone XP Gaming Mouse Review

Gaming mice have come a long way over the past ten years. ROCCAT's latest endeavor, the Kone XP, aims to be an ergonomic experience for gamers. But does it live up? Here is our review.


Blue Protocol Release Coming Sometime After 2022 Due To Bandai Namco's Restructuring

If you've been wondering what exactly is going on with Blue Protocol, you're not alone. Thankfully, it looks like Bandai Namco has provided something of an update this week for fans eager for news.


Desert Island MMORPG's - Which 3 Do You Choose? | One Good Roll

It's finally happened. You've crashed landed on a desert island with your trusty laptop and a stable satellite internet connection. Choose the three MMORPGs you brought with you while stranded.


Mortal Online 2 Beta-Era Trailer Shows Where Things Started Before Planned UE5 Upgrade, Epic Launch Come

Star Vault has released a new, beta-era "This is Mortal Online 2" trailer. The team is looking on where the game was and what's ahead, with an Epic Games Store launch and an Unreal Engine 5 update on the way.


Naraka: Bladepoint Adds New Co-op Campaign Mode: Showdown

Naraka: Bladepoint is getting major new content to mark its first anniversary and today the new Campaign mode, Showdown, is underway.


FFXIV  Patch 6.2  Buried Memory Minisite Updated With First Looks and Content Details

Patch 6.2 will be out in "late August", but the Tinal Fantasy XIV team has revealed first looks and details on some of the upcoming features, from main story quests to dungeons.


LOTRO Private Server Project Echoes of Angmar Sent Cease and Desist from Tolkien IP Holder

Echoes of Angmar, a private server project for The Lord of the Rings Online, has been sent a cease and desist letter and ordered to close by Middle Earth Enterprises, owner of Tolkien IP rights.


Audiophile Vs Gaming Headsets: Which Is Better?

Do you need audiophile-quality headphones in order to get the most out of your games? This is something we found ourselves asking here at MMORPG.com recently and we wanted to put it to the test. So we did.


Tower of Fantasy Preload Info Out, Studio Shows Off Character Customization and Multiplayer

Launching next week, Tower of Fantasy preload info is out, and there are some new videos highlighting character customization, transportation, and multiplayer action.


Victrix Announces Two New Fightsticks During Evo 2022

Victrix, which is known for their high-end gaming peripherals, has announced during EVO 2022 this weekend two new additions to its line of fightsticks: a refresh to its already stellar Pro FS line, as well as a new contender: the Pro FS-12.


Preview the City of Valdrakken, the homes of the Dragonflights, Lore, Points of Interest and More

Following an introduction to the zone of Thaldraszus, taking us into the dragon city of Valdrakken, its features, lore, and places of interest for the dragonflights and players too.


Final Fantasy XI Will Add New Battle Content, Continue the Voracious Resurgence, and More on August 10th

The next Final Fantasy XI update will be arriving soon and will include the next chapter of The Voracious Resurgence. The update will also rotate monthly goals, add new battle content, update Ambuscade, and more.


The RPG Files: Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Review in Progress

After spending a mere 12-hours learning what's new and different, here are my initial impressions of Xenoblade Chronicles 3.


New Vertagear 800 Series Gaming Chair Announced

The Vertagear 800 Series gaming chairs feature their patent-pending CountourMax and VertaAir Seats, available to preorder now.


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Baldur's Gate: Dark Alliance II on PC Review

Dark Alliance II has been remastered and re-released for PC and consoles including the PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and Xbox Series S|X systems. So what's been updated after nearly 20 years since its original launch?


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Stray Review

A stray nameless cat befriends a small robotic drone as they embark on a quest to reach the outside of a massive walled city. We review Stray to find out if this duo is worth checking out.


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The Elder Scrolls Online: High Isle Review

The Elder Scrolls Online's yearly chapter has now been released on all its platforms, and Bradford has finished putting it through its paces. How does High Isle stack up? Here is our review.


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Shadowrun Trilogy Review - The RPG Files

Harebrained Schemes brought its tactical combat RPG, Shadowrun Returns to the PC back in 2013. Since then, the series has spawned two sequels, expanding on the universe. Now the classic cRPGs are on console, but how well does the experience translate? Mitch explores in our review.


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Outriders Worldslayer Review

Just over a year ago, Outriders charged onto the scene. A looter-shooter by People Can Fly, Outriders tries to straddle the line between an always-online non-live-service title and a traditional multiplayer shooter. With Worldslayer, Outriders brings more loot, new story content, and more. But the question remains: is it worth your money?


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Diablo Immortal Review

It's been almost three weeks since Diablo: Immortal was finally released in its full version to everyone. Jump in and read our final review that professes that Diablo Immortal is actually two games in one. Is that a good thing or a bad thing? Find out in our Diablo Immortal review!


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Galactic Civilizations IV Review

Developer Stardock Entertainment released Galactic Civilizations IV on April 26th. This 4x space strategy retains several familiar elements for fans of the series while incorporating new features. After playing through several games, this is Kevin's review.


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Not So MMO: Demeo PC Edition Review

Resolution Games has released Demeo: PC Edition into early access on Steam, and we had the chance to review this virtual tabletop RPG. Initially released in 2021 on VR, how does this port compare? Check out Kevin's thoughts in our Review.


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The RPG Files: Triangle Strategy Review

Triangle Strategy combines a compelling narrative with meaningful player choices, but does how does it hold up overall? Here is our review.


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Not So MMO: Tiny Tina's Wonderlands Review

The world of Wonderlands is one where fantasy's swords and sorcery meet bullets and guns. If you're a fan of looter-shooter mayhem, then Tiny Tina's Wonderlands is for you.


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The RPG Files: Babylon's Fall Review

Babylon's Fall aims to take players to the city of Neo Babylon, tasked with reclaiming the fabled Tower of Babel. But is it successful, or does the Platinum Games' title fall flat?


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Mortal Online 2 Final Review

Since Mortal Online 2 launched, it has dealt with several launch woes typical of new MMORPGs. For an ambitious re-imagining and improvement to Star Vault's previous Mortal Online that launched back in 2010, the team had their work cut out for them. So how has the experience been? Here is our final review.


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The RPG Files: Elden Ring Review

Elden Ring, FromSoftware's latest "Soulsborne" game has been out for a few weeks. After more than 100 hours in the game, we're ready to give our verdict.


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Guild Wars 2: End of Dragons Final Review

It's been almost two weeks since End of Dragons launched, and after seeing how things have played out on the live servers, this is still the best expansion ArenaNet has done to date. Read why in our final review.


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Zenith: The Last City Final Review

Zenith: The Last City, the VR MMORPG by RamenVR, has been out for over a month. While it had some server issues at release, those are now resolved. How is the game shaping up as a long-term home? Check out Kevin's final score and thoughts.


New Video Details The Challenges Of MMORPG Content Creation

A new video is detailing some of the challenges behind creating content based on MMORPGs, with multiple MMO creator heavyweights weighing in on the subject.


Tower of Fantasy Preview - Don't Call it a Genshin Killer

Tower of Fantasy is set to release globally on August 10th, but you don't have to wait to get all the details as we've spent hours within this shared-world anime-inspired RPG. Read more in our Tower of Fantasy Preview!


Ashes of Creation Teases the Alpha 2 Desert Biome and Weapon Impact FX in New Trailers

Intrepid Studios is building towards their release of Ashes of Creation's Alpha 2 with two new trailers intended to get you hyped. The first trailer depicts the new Desert Biome in all its sandy and craggy glory, while the second trailer shows off the ground impact visual FX.


Embers Adrift's Latest Video Tells You What You Need to Know in 60 Seconds

If you haven't heard of Embers Adrift yet, then it seems like today may be your lucky day. The team at Stormhaven Studios has released a one-minute video that explains everything you need to know about the indie title that is set to release later this year.


Torchlight Infinite Debuts New Trailer, Hitting Open Beta In October

At the TapTap Presents show, X.D. announced that the anticipated mobile version of Torchlight, Torchlight Infinite, would be hitting open beta in October. To celebrate the announcement, the team debuted an all-new CG trailer.


Tower of Fantasy Shows Off Some Of The Characters Coming With The Open-World Multiplayer RPG

Tower of Fantasy, the upcoming shared-world RPG, released a new trailer this morning that highlights many of the different characters players will come to know when it launches later this year.


TennoCon 2022 - Warframe's Next Expansion Is Called Veilbreaker, Check Out The Trailer Here

The next expansion to come down the pipeline for Warframe has been revealed today at TennoCon 2022. Players will be reuniting with a fan favorite for Veilbreaker, which is coming soon.


Chimeraland is Worth Checking Out Even if it's Just for the Character Creator

Chimeraland is an Open World Sandbox RPG Survival game with plenty for adventurous gamers to enjoy. One feature that has certainly caught Steven's attention is the Character Creator, and he thinks you definitely need to check it out.


Open-World MMORPG Chimeraland Has Launched On Steam and Mobile Devices

Chimeraland, the open-world MMORPG from Level Infinite, has officially launched today across PC (via Steam) and mobile devices. The MMO leans into Eastern Mythology and legends, bringing players to a world of prehistoric creatures to survive.


Genshin Impact Teases the Long Awaited Dendro Element in Latest Developer Trailer

Recently, miHoYo teased their new region, Sumeru, which will introduce players properly to the Dendro Element!


Monsters & Memories is a Classic Fantasy Indie Game Looking for its Niche

If Indie MMORPG's interest you, then perhaps it's time to add another one to the list of games to watch. Monsters & Memories is an in development classic fantasy MMORPG created by Niche Worlds Cult and they've just released an update video on their current development!


Life Beyond Alpha Impressions - Is This Play and Earn MMO a Real Game? | MMONFT

At the end of June, Life Beyond opened up its Alpha version. After receiving an Airdropped NFT to access the game early, and spending tons of time to forge an opinion, is Life Beyond a real game, or is it something else?


Baldur's Gate 3's Latest Patch Drops Bards, Gnomes And Some Fantastic Hair

The latest Panel from Hell stream by Larian Studios pulled back the veil on the latest Baldur's Gate 3 update, which brings with it Bards, Gnomes and the ability to bring some truly fantastic hair to Faerun.


Skull And Bones Is Real And It's Releasing This November

Skull and Bones, the oft-delayed pirate MMO from Ubisoft, is truly real and we finally have a release date. The upcoming multiplayer title will be coming on November 8th, and Ubisoft is planning multiple live tests from now through release date this year.


Interview with Smart 'PsalmLab' Hopewell, creator of the Destiny 2 Fan Project, Old Chicago

Smart Hopewell (aka PsalmLab) is the creator of the upcoming Destiny web series Old Chicago: Wild Hunt. Within this article we are going to share some details about the upcoming series!


World of Warships Legends 3rd Anniversary VIP Gift Package Sweepstakes!

Wargaming.net is celebrating 3 years of its mobile title, World of Warships Legends, and is giving away a VIP care package to one lucky fan!


ArcheAge and ArcheAge Unchained Black Eagle Glider Giveaway

Kakao has teamed up with MMORPG.com to give away 6000 Black Eagle Glider codes for both ArcheAge and ArcheAge Unchained.


Neverwinter Dragonslayer Wondrous Air Pack PC Code Sweepstakes

Cryptic Studios and MMORPG.com have teamed up to give away 5 Wondrous Air Pack codes to celebrate the launch of Neverwinter's latest module, Dragonslayer. These codes will work with the PC version of the MMORPG and give access to a new mount and companion.


Neverwinter Dragonslayer Wondrous Air Pack Sweepstakes - PS4

Cryptic Studios and MMORPG.com have teamed up to give away 5 Wondrous Air Pack codes to celebrate the launch of Neverwinter's latest module, Dragonslayer, as well as the MMO's 9th Anniversary. These codes will work with the PlayStation version of the MMORPG and give access to a new mount and companion.


Neverwinter Dragonslayer Wondrous Air Pack Sweepstakes - Xbox

Cryptic Studios and MMORPG.com have teamed up to give away 5 Wondrous Air Pack codes to celebrate the launch of Neverwinter's latest module, Dragonslayer, as well as the MMO's 9th Anniversary. These codes will work with the Xbox version of the MMORPG and give access to a new mount and companion.


Mobile Royale Gift Giveaway

IGG and MMORPG.com have teamed upt to give away a massive trove of in-game items for the mobile MMORPG, Mobile Royale. These keys see players get access to over $150 worth of in-game items.


Mythic Heroes Giveaway

IGG and MMORPG.com have teamed up to give away gift vouchers for their mobile RPG, Mythic Heroes. Each voucher gets you items valued at $150 in total in game.


Fractured Online Closed Beta Giveaway

Gamigo, Dynamight Studios and MMORPG have teamed up to give players access to Fractured Online's closed beta test the next three days - now through June 12th.


Eternal Return Character and Skin Giveaway!

Kakao Games has partnered with MMORPG.com to give away a new character and skin bundle for its mobile MOBA, Eternal Return!


Fractured Online Beta Giveaway!

Gamigo and MMORPG.com have teamed up to give away codes for the open-world sandbox MMORPG, Fractured Online. The beta runs starting May 18th and runs through May 25th.


Sponsored Hero Wars Booster Pack Giveaway!

Free-to-play mobile game Hero Wars is giving away a free limited booster to new players who try their hand at the fantasy RPG today. Grab your free limited booster, complete with in-game currency and a free hero at the enclosed link!


Castle Clash In-Game Code Giveaway!

Castle Clash has teamed up with MMORPG.com to give players in-game code of items to help players get ahead in the fast-paced mobile strategy game.


Deceit 5th Anniversary Starter Pack Giveaway!

World Makers and MMORPG.com have teamed up to give away 500 codes for Deceit, the survival horror-inspired party game. These starter packs include outfits, tokens for cosmetics, and more.


Star Trek Online Ship Sweepstakes

Cryptic and Perfect World Entertainment have teamed up with MMORPG.com to host a sweepstakes giving Star Trek Online fans a chance to win a code which unlocks three ships in the sci-fi MMORPG.


Black Desert Online Game Pass And Kuku Pet Giveaway

Pearl Abyss has teamed up with MMORPG.com to give away 200 codes for Black Desert Online's in-game Kuku Pet, as well as full access to the MMORPG. These codes also include expanded inventory space, experience scrolls, and more.