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Neverwinter Will Get Dragonbone Vale and its Grappling Hooks on Consoles a Week Early

Neverwinter is getting its 22nd module, Dragonbone Vale, on PlayStation and Xbox a week earlier than expected. Get ready to try out the new grappling hook movement and to plot how to defeat the Cult of the Dragon once more deep within the mountains.


RamenVR Talks Monetization, Content Strategy In Reddit AMA Ahead Of VR MMO Zenith's Launch

In a Reddit Ask Me Anything (AMA), the team at RamenVR took some time out to answer questions about their upcoming VR MMO, Zenith: The Last City. Some of the topics discussed were monetization and content plans for the future.


FFXIV Experiences Server Congestion As Server Transfers Are Re-Enabled

Yesterday Final Fantasy XIV went back on sale for the first time in weeks as well as a new data center. Additionally, server transfers are open, though as a result the Square Enix team cautioned to players that they are experiencing high volume as a result.


PlanetSide 2 Takes Us to Oshur, With New Water Mechanics, and a New Continent in Massive New Update

PlanetSide 2's Expedition: Oshur is now live with a new campaign chapter, new terrain, a completely new expedition map, and the introduction of water-based combat.


Valve's Steam Deck Is Launching February 25th

Valve's handheld Steam Deck finally has a release date after being delayed late last year. The Steam Deck will be launching on February 25th with units finally shipping on the 28th.


Downtime for New World Coming Today to Fix Bugs Caused By the January Update

New World is getting downtime to address several significant bugs stemming from yesterday's January update.


Guild Wars 2 Brings Out the Tigers in the Lunar New Year Festival

Guild Wars 2 lets you earn the Primal Tiger Hood and lots more Year of the Tiger rewards and festivities in the Lunar New Year Festival.


Broken Ranks Launches With Servers Crushed Under Demand, But Whitemoon Has Fixed Most Issues

Broken Ranks launched yesterday with a series of bugs and servers crushed under the unexpected demand. Developer Whitemoon Games has stabilized the servers.


The Best Fantasy-Based MMOs To Play In 2022

With decades worth of fantasy MMORPGs to choose from, finding the right one can be an epic quest in and of itself. To help you begin your journey, here are the 10 healthiest, most robust, and most promising fantasy-based MMORPGs to play in 2022. 


Albion Online Patch Brings Extensive Combat Changes, Static Mob Rebalancing, and Quality of Life Additions

In the fourth major patch since Lands Awakened was released in late November, Albion Online gets a handful of practical quality of life improvements, rebalances dungeon mobs, makes some combat changes, and more.


Elyon Update Adds New Elyon Pass Rewards System and New RvR Airship Treasure Battle

Elyon changes up its rewards system to a new Elyon Pass, begins Lunar New Year, and adds a new RvR event, the Flying Dragon Pirate Fleet.


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EVGA Nvidia RTX 3050 XC Black Graphics Card Review

During CES 2022 in Las Vegas, Nvidia unveiled the RTX 3050, pulling the veil back on their Ampere 50-series class of card. Aimed at those still rocking the 1650 or 1650 Ti, the 3050 aims to provide 1080p performance for modern titles leveraging DLSS. But how does it hold up in practice?


UPDATED: Activision Blizzard Doesn't Voluntarily Recognize Union and Workers Are Taking Next Steps

Activision Blizzard missed a deadline to voluntarily recognize Raven Software workers' union, but the workers will file with the National Labor Relations Board for a union vote.


WoW Burning Crusade Classic  The Black Temple and The Battle for Mount Hyjal Unlocking on Thursday

 After announcing that World of Warcraft Burning Crusade Classic would be introducing the Black Temple, now we have a release date and time, along with a behind the scenes look at the original trailer for The Black Temple.


New World's January Update Expands Expeditions, Overhauls Fast Travel, and Adds New Systems

The January update for New World is a huge one, and it adds Expedition Mutators, overhauls Fast Travel, and reduces base tax rates.


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Kingdoms of Amalur Re-Reckoning: Fatesworn Review - Chaos Control

In our review of Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning - Fatesworn, Jason attempts to find whether the Amalur brand has a pulse, or whether Fatesworn has killed it for good.


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EverQuest 2: Visions of Vetrovia Expansion Review

EverQuest II Visions of Vetrovia is the latest expansion, launched on December 2nd, 2021. For a game released in 2004, EQ2 is still looking pretty good. But how have the developers at Darkpaw Games done with recent additions/changes to the game, and is the expansion a success? Find out in Kevin's review.


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Not So MMO: Rainbow Six Extraction

What happens when you take the gameplay of the Rainbow Six titles and throw in an unpredictable parasitic threat? Rainbow Six Extraction is here to answer that question. But how does it stack up? Check out our review for more.


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Not So MMO: Sands of Salzaar Review

Coming to us from indie developer Han-Squirrel Studio, open-world strategy ARPG Sands of Salzaar created some buzz when it received an English localization update last year. Now, a little over a year later, Sands of Salzaar has launched out of Early Access. Choosing from one of eight classes (or build your own), can you build an army capable of ruling the Sands of Salzaar? 


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The Lord of the Rings Online: Fate of Gundabad Review

The Lord of the Rings Online's latest expansion, Fate of Gundabad, sees players retaking the legendary home of the Dwarves themselves. But how does this hold up, and does Durin's quest to reclaim Mountain-home do enough? We take a look at the story, new features and more in our review of the expansion.


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Century: Age of Ashes Review

Century: Age of Ashes aims to be an aerial arena shooter that sees players fly around on giant dragons. These dogfights can be intense, requiring cunning and strategy to prove victorious. How does it hold up, though? Here's our review.


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Final Fantasy 14 Endwalker Review

Endwalker concludes FFXIV's decade-long narrative with a lofty, risky, and ambitious story. But is it worth forging ahead?


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Riders Republic Review: An Intense Experience for the Rider in Us All

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?


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Elyon Review

Elyon, the MMORPG formerly known as Ascent: Infinite Realm, has been out for little over a month now and Mitch has finished putting it through its paces. How does the Steampunk work though? Check out our review.


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New World Final Review

New World has been out for a little over a month now, and we're finally ready for our final thoughts on Amazon's MMORPG. How does it stack up? Read our full review for our thoughts!


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The RPG Files: Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous Review

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?


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Not So MMO: Medieval Dynasty Review

Now that Medieval Dynasty is out of Early Access, we're starting to get a clearer picture of Toplitz Production's vision for the open-world survival RPG. So how does it fare? Emily is here with our review.


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Diablo II: Resurrected - Review From A Fresh Set Of Eyes

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.


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Not So MMO: Gamedec Review

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


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Not So MMO: Far Cry 6 Review

Being a guerrilla is exhausting work. Jason took up the mantle in the latest Far Cry entry for our Not So MMO review series. But how does Far Cry 6 fare? Here is our review.


5 Indie MMOs You Should Try in 2022 | The Short List

Indie games have come a long way over the past decade. Many independent studios are filled with passionate team members that are determined to see their projects through. This year, several indie studios have expressed a desire to finally launch their MMORPGs. If you've been wondering what MMOs you have to look forward to this year, look no further, we've put together a short list of 5 unique indie MMORPGs that you'll want to follow in 2022.


New World Dev Video Breaks Down January Update, Combat Changes And More

New World devs have released another video highlighting the January update and talking about the state of the MMO thus far.


Ashes of Creation Interview with Steven Sharif: 'This Will Be One of the Largest and Most Successful MMOs'

The past 6 years have been pretty wild for Intrepid Studios, with their flagship title, Ashes of Creation, pushing through the different stages of development. With Alpha 2 on the horizon, and their recent transition from Unreal Engine 4 to Unreal Engine 5, there is plenty to get excited about when it comes to Ashes of Creation. Shortly after the announcement of the UE5 transition, we sat down with creative director, Steven Sharif, to talk about the advancements the game has made, how the outloo


VR MMORPG Zenith: The Last City Is Set To Launch On January 27th

Zenith: The Last City is set to launch on January 27th across all major VR platforms, Ramen VR stated today in a press release. This, however, does have the caveat with the titles pending their final QA verification, however. To start to prep for the release later this month, the VR MMORPG is hosting its next closed beta test starting tomorrow, January 13th.


NFT's and Blockchain - Who Can You Trust? | MMONFT

With new blockchain games materializing almost out of nowhere every week, and news outlets struggling to keep up with the emerging trends, there is a growing unsettling factor that needs to be addressed when it comes to how blockchain, and most especially games, are handled in the media. In the age of blockchain games, who can you really trust when popular opinion could directly correlate to personal wealth?


The Elder Scrolls Online Teaser Trailer Takes Players Across The Sea

Yesterday, The Elder Scrolls Online teased the upcoming year-long story announcement with a simple, yet effective, video of a stormy sea. Well, today we know a bit more about what lies beyond that sea thanks to the full teaser trailer being released this morning.


Ashes Of Creation's Last Update Of The Year Shows Off Migration To Unreal Engine 5

In the last video update of the year, Ashes of Creation's Creative Director Steven Sharif showcased one of the largest changes coming to the MMORPG: migrating the MMO from Unreal Engine 4 to the latest iteration, Unreal Engine 5.


5 Mobile MMORPGs Actually Worth Playing | The Short List

Mobile App Stores are saturated with so many MMORPG's these days that it's hard to find those that stand out, to others that are just clones of one another. Here's a short list of 5 Mobile MMORPGs that are actually worth your time.


New World Round-Table Talks Mutators, PvP and PvE Coexisting And More

In a ninety-minute long video devblog late Friday evening, New World's developers sat down and discussed a multitude of topics, from the state of the game and where it's going, as well as addressing some future plans and updates coming to Aeternum.


War of Dragnorox: A Dynamic Warfare MMO Reveals Trailer and Creative Director Overview

War of Dragnorox is an upcoming Dynamic Warfare MMO developed by Oregon based developer Triune Studios. Triune plans to provide features like raids, dungeons, and special events that will be controlled by live dungeon masters - and much more.


Neverwinter's Latest Module, Dragonbone Vale, Takes Players Back To The Sword Coast

Neverwinter is launching its next module taking players back to the iconic Dungeons & Dragons location of the Sword Coast in Dragonbone Vale, set to release on PC January 11th. Console players will be waiting until February 8th.


V Rising Shows Off Combat In New Gameplay Trailer

Open-world Vampire game V Rising is showing off some of the combat players can expect when diving into the world created by Stunlock Studios. The new trailer shows off melee and ranged combat, as well as some of the magic you'll get to use.


Black Desert Mobile Welcomes 'New Class' Eclipse December 14th

During the CalpheON Ball, Pearl Abyss released a new trailer for Black Desert Mobile related to the next class headed to the game. The Eclipse will arrive December 14th for all players looking to awaken their Nova.


Mad World Alpha 4.0 Trailer Released - Register for Upcoming Tests Now

Mad World: Age of Darkness, the upcoming, hand drawn, isometric fantasy MMORPG is heading into their Alpha 4.0 build and they want you to be a part of testing. The new trailer depicts some of the crazy, (mad, some would say) battles that players will encounter as the team at Jandisoft Co. continues their climb towards a beta version.


Happy ThanksGaming Day From MMORPG.COM!

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.


Neverwinter Dragonbone Vale Nightmare of Neverwinter Sweepstakes

To celebrate the PC launch of Neverwinter's Dragonbone Vale, Perfect World and Cryptic and MMORPG.com have teamed up to give away 15 Nightmare of Neverwinter packs for PC.


World of Warships Blitz Warhammer 40K Code Giveaway

Wargaming has teamed up with MMORPG.com to give away codes for the new Warhammer 40K content in World of Warships Blitz! Command the Naval Battleship Ignis Purgatio or the Naval Battleship Ragnarok to dominate your opponents, activate unique skills and perks, and wrap you ship to show your allegiance.


Swords of Legends Online Full Game Sweepstakes

Gameforge has teamed up with MMORPG.com to giveaway 200 copies of their MMORPG Swords of Legends Online. These are full copies of the MMO, giving complete access to the game.


Lost Ark Closed Beta Key Giveaway!

Smilegate RPG, Amazon and MMORPG.com have teamed up to give away access to the upcoming closed beta test of the MMOARPG, Lost Ark!


Grand Fantasia Autumn Fashion Pack Giveaway!

Aeria Games has partnered with MMORPG.com to give away 5000 codes for its Autumn Fashion Pack in the Anime F2P MMORPG.


Deceit Halloween Event 2021 Giveaway!

World Makers has partnered with MMORPG.com to giveaway a Trick or Treat grab bag of keys. Win either a Werewolf DLC Pack, Vampire DLC Pack, Spider DLC Pack, or the Halloween Mega Bundle in this randomized giveaway!


Elyon Red Parrot Mount Giveaway!

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


Conqueror's Blade Siren's Sons Giveaway!

Conqueror's Blade has teamed up with MMORPG to give fans a Siren's Sons game pack, which includes premium account access and in-game items to use while you plunder and lead your soldiers to glory!


Bless Unleashed PC Frontier Pack Sweepstakes!

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.


Grab A Fiesta Online Realm of the Gods Key For A Free Mount And Costume!

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!)


Elyon CBT2 Key Giveaway!

Kakao Games has partnered with MMORPG.com to give away 3000 keys to the MMORPG's upcoming second closed beta test.


Neverwinter Jewel Of The North Sweepstakes

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.


Metin2 Football Pet Giveaway

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.


Lost Ark Technical Alpha Giveaway!

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.


Crowfall Beta Test Giveaway!

ArtCraft Entertainment has partnered with MMORPG.com to give away codes for the ongoing Crowfall beta test ahead of the July 6th launch. Get your code here!