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Phantasy Star Online 2 Plans Episode 6 Update December 9th - New Classes and Increased Level Cap!

It seems like only yesterday that Phantasy Star Online 2 Global released the Hero class for players to play, but now, two more classes will be joining the game with the Etoile and Phantom class finally reaching the western shores. In addition to new classes the level cap will be increased to 95.


Tons of Changes Abound in Baldur's Gate 3 with Patch #3 Hitting Today, Inspiration, Freedom & Pacifism

The team at Larian has been hard at work reading, learning, making tweaks and changes, and now with their latest patch, Inspiration, Freedom & Pacifism, you will get to reap the benefits of the work that was done in Baldur's Gate 3. The team definitely wants you to know that a lot of what they've been working on is directly from YOUR feedback.


Guild Wars 2 Patch Addresses Living World Issue, Profession Skills

The latest release notes for Guild Wars 2 are here and cover off a host of topics from Living World to Profession Skills.


Fallout 76 Removes Dynamic Store Items Temporarily, Introduces Double S.C.O.R.E. Week

If you've been interested in some of the Dynamic Bundles that recently popped up in the Fallout 76 store, you may have to wait a while as support for the game has pulled the bundles while they investigate some issues regarding the shop bundle discounts.


RuneScape Receiving New Solo and Duo Boss on December 7

For all you RuneScape fans, you can look forward to a new solo and duo dungeon dropping into the game on December 7.


SuperData Says Black Friday Through Cyber Monday Posted Big Numbers in 2020 - But Not Big Enough

This year's busiest shopping days of the year, Black Friday weekend, which encompasses Black Friday and ends with Cyber Monday, posted 3.9 Billion in sales worldwide. Unfortunately, that seems to be a 10% decline in year over year sales according to SuperData.


CD Projekt RED: Cyberpunk 2077 Multiplayer is a 'Standalone Product'

In a recent earnings call with shareholders, Cyberpunk 2077 developer CD Projekt RED explained that they see the multiplayer as a standalone product rather than a separate mode.


Monthly Users, LOTRO On Console, And More Details Emerge In Aftermath From EG7 Acquisition Of Daybreak Game Company

Yesterday, EG7 announced the acquisition of Daybreak Game Company for $300M USD, a move that sees the San Diego-based MMO developer move more into the spotlight than it has in years past. Thanks to a new investor presentation from EG7, we now know a bit more about Daybreak itself.


Riot Responds to Community Concern Over Valorant's Framerate and Performance

Riot has taken to Reddit to answer the community's concern regarding performance in Valorant.


Dauntless Reforged Preview

At the end of October, Jesse Houston, CEO and Co-Founder of Phoenix Labs, announced the most extensive overhaul to Dauntless since 1.0 launched, Dauntless Reforged. This reforging completely changes the entire progression path and has completely remixed the core hunting and exploring behavior on islands.Robin takes an early look at a reforged Dauntless.


Red Dead Online Standalone Is Available

We previously shared how Rockstar is making a standalone version of Red Dead Online. Well, it's now available.


Dauntless Reforged Launches Tomorrow, Cross Play and Cross Gen with Xbox Series X|S and PS5

The latest Dauntless content update, called Dauntless Reforged, will launch tomorrow brining cross play and cross gen compatibility with Xbox Series X|S and PS5.


Gameforge Games Receive Festive Free Updates This Month

Gameforge is announcing a host of free festive updates to a bunch of their games including Metin 2, NosTale, TERA, OGame, AION, and Elsword.


Did You Stream Fortnite's Nexus War? Twitch Support Warns all 130K Streamers of DMCA Violation Risk

In a "gentle" reminder from Twitch Support via tweet, players that streamed today's Fortnite Season 4 finale are at risk of violating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). The risk, are indicated by the support team revolves around the music utilized during the event.


Final Fantasy XIV Interview Gives Behind the Scenes Insight into Level Design

A recent Final Fantasy XIV interview gives us some behind the curtains insight into level design featuring Lead Level Designer Arata Takahashi.


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Not So MMO: Hyrule Warrios: Age of Calamity Review

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity has left our reviewer, Jason, conflicted. On one hand it's one of the most efficient uses of Musou formula, but he can't help be feel it could have stuck its landing better. Here's our review of the latest offering from Nintendo.


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Yakuza: Like a Dragon Review

The latest entry in SEGA's Japanese mafia-simulator is here. Yakuza: Like a Dragon is the seventh main entry in the long-running Yakuza series. Yakuza has changed genres from brawler action-adventure to an action-RPG that is unabashedly inspired by Dragon Quest.


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Not So MMO: Godfall Review

Last week Mitch gave an overview of Godfall and his thoughts thus far. Now he's ready to pass his final verdict of the PS5/EGS title that ushers in next-gen.


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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War PC Review

Shank reviews Call of Duty Black Ops Cold War for PC and comes away very surprised. Here's our review.


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A3: Still Alive Review

A3: Still Alive is the latest mobile MMORPG from Netmarble with a twist. In addition to the typical MMORPG world and class design, A3: Still Alive also includes a Battle Royale mode. However, what could have been a unique twist on an oversaturated genre has devolved into another auto-battling idle game bursting with pay-to-win mechanics. There was a lot of possibility with this one, but unfortunately its story has turned into one of missed potential.


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Destiny 2: Beyond Light Review

Bungie has developed for itself with a rich science fiction universe that is filled with stories and characters that, while literally and metaphorically alien, could not be more human. And in 2020, Destiny 2: Beyond Light is shaping up to be the expansion that the franchise needed.


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Assassin's Creed Valhalla Review - The RPG Files

Assasin's Creed Valhalla has been out for a little over a week, and Bradford has finally finished his romp through Viking-age England. So how does the experience fare? Here is our full review.


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Not So MMO: Bugsnax Review

You've probably had the Bugsnax song stuck in your head at least once since the summer: "kinda bug and kinda snack, try to catch it in your trap, feed somebody and you'll see we are whatever we eat." That earworm invaded our brains the instant Bugsnax made its debut during the PlayStation 5 reveal presentation back in July. But does the full experience stick in your brain after the Bugsnax song wears off? Here's our review.


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Not So MMO: Carto Review

Carto, a charming puzzler following a young girl's journey to return to her grandmother, brings with it some new concepts that caught Jason's attention, scratching that exciting itch when seeing something new. But how does the indie puzzler hold up overall?


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Not So MMO: Watch Dogs Legion Review

Watch Dogs Legion puts you in the middle of a revolution in modern day London, where any NPC you can see can become the main character of your resistance against Albion. But, how does the ambitious entry in the Watch Dogs series hold up? Here is our review.


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Torchlight 3 Review

Last week, Robert started his review in progress of Echtra Games' Torchlight 3. Robert had issues with the pacing, as well as the overall gameplay loop not feeling impactful - though he hadn't quite yet got to end game. Now that he's played through Torchlight's endgame, how does the full experience hold up? Here is our Torchlight 3 review.


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Ys Origin Nintendo Switch Review - The RPG Files

Ys Origin might have launched on PC back in 2006 but after more than 15 years the classic RPG is back on the Nintendo Switch. Ed takes you through whether or not this classic is worth another look.


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Genshin Impact Review - The RPG Files

Genshin Impact is a game that sort of crept up out of nowhere. The 'Breath of the Wild' inspired game from Chinese studio miHoYo has captured the hearts and minds of gamers everywhere. But is it a solid free-to-play RPG, or does it devolve into predatory microtransaction practices? Here is our full review.


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Star Wars: The Old Republic - The Re-Review

Star Wars: The Old Republic has been a venerable MMO for almost a decade, but is it an MMO you can get into in 2020?


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Star Wars Squadrons Review - Not So MMO

Star Wars: Squadrons gives vibes of the 90s' X-Wing vs TIE Fighter. But is the wave of nostalgia enough to overcome some of Squadrons' faults? Here's our review of the recently released starfighting sim.


Tons of Changes Abound in Baldur's Gate 3 with Patch #3 Hitting Today, Inspiration, Freedom & Pacifism

The team at Larian has been hard at work reading, learning, making tweaks and changes, and now with their latest patch, Inspiration, Freedom & Pacifism, you will get to reap the benefits of the work that was done in Baldur's Gate 3. The team definitely wants you to know that a lot of what they've been working on is directly from YOUR feedback.


Albion Devs Talk Season 11 Changes - Overhauls and Balancing Galore

Albion Online has released a video that outlines, in great detail, the changes coming in Season 11 which includes a complete overhaul to the World Boss Raid Zones and introduces the 20v20 Crystal League. That isn't all that players can look forward to in Season 11 either, as combat balancing is also on the agenda.


Cyberpunk 2077 Shows Off PlayStation 4 and PS5 Footage In New Video

Following up their recent Xbox One/Xbox Series X reveal, CDPR released a video showcasing Cyberpunk 2077 running on the PlayStation family of consoles.


Epic Announces 'Fortnite Crew' a New Monthly Subscription Offer

If you like Fortnite and by reading this news release, we suspect that you might, then you may be happy to hear that Epic Games is launching a new subscription offering, Fortnite Crew that will provide "can't miss" content for only $11.99 a month.


Star Wars The Old Republic Cantina Event and Voice Actor Interviews Outline What's New

Star Wars: The Old Republic recently released a Cantina Livestream with plenty of information for the avid SWTOR player along with and interview with their newest voice actor, Noshir Dalal. The Cantina Livestream also includes more special guest interviews, including a chat with voice actor Kari Wahlgren, and brings players up to date with everything that's been going on in the game in 2020 - and much more.


New EVE Pulse Details Explosive Velocity Update, Japanese Localization And More

In the latest EVE Pulse, CCP have detailed some of the most recent updates to come, or are coming to New Eden. With new initiatives such as the Explosive Velocity update, EVE's Partnership Program, and the upcoming localization of New Eden in the Japanese market, there is a ton going on in EVE Online.


Warcraft Dev Moves On While We Go To Valhalla | MMORPG's Quick 5

This week saw a flurry of stories, capped off with a 13-year Warcraft game designer leaving Blizzard, citing unhappiness over the state of the game. Here is MMORPG's Quick 5 for the week of November 20th, 2020.


World of Warcraft Shadowlands Cinematic Trailer Released Ahead of Next Week's Launch

As the much anticipated release of Shadowlands approaches, Blizzard is celebrating the launch with the release of a new cinematic trailer, titled "Beyond the Veil," setting up the next expansion in the World of Warcraft universe nicely.


Ubisoft Reaches Valhalla And The Console Wars Return | MMORPG's Quick 5

It's been a busy week, as Ubisoft released Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and begun, the Console Wars have.


ArcheAge Rise of Nehliya Patch Notes and Trailer Posted

In a community post by the ArchAge team, The Rise of Nehliya has hit both ArcheAge and ArcheAge: Unchained, and the team wasn't shy about detailing everything players can expect in a quite lengthy set of patch notes and explanations.


Black Desert Mobile Releases Two Classes - Musa and Maehwa

Black Desert Mobile has added not one but TWO more characters to their class roster, the Musa and the Maehwa. The announcement is accompanied by a release trailer, and details on what each class does.


Blizzard Punishes Multiboxers and Genshin Impact Makes Big Bucks | MMORPG's Quick 5

It's been a whirlwind of a week on so many different fronts. In times like these, we all need at least 5 minutes to decompress and find out what's happening in the world of gaming. Now is that time. Here is this week's Quick 5.


Guild Wars 2's Icebrood Saga's Final Arc Releases November 17th

 Today Guild Wars 2 has released a video, along with the release date of their final arc for the Icebrood Saga. As the battle with Jormag wanes, the elder dragon Primordus's influence rises and the new update will introduce players to new masteries, challenges and factions.


EVE Online Posts Video on the War in the Delve

In a recent video by EVE Online's The Scope team, they parse out the information regarding the War in the Delve and the formation of Pochven. The Scope talks about the ongoing battle that has included thousands of ships.


Todd Howard Interview Divulges New Starfield Information

In a video interview with Todd Howard, details were released about Starfield, Bethesda's new space-faring IP. The Interview is long and comprehensive, but it has provided quite a bit of information that was broken down on a recent reddit post.


Mortal Online 2 Beta Key Giveaway!

MMORPG.com has been given beta keys for the all new Mortal Online 2! These keys will let you join in the massive stress test starting today (Nov 27, 2020). Help them in trying to set a new world record! Get your key now while they last!


Neverwinter The Redeemed Citadel Sweepstakes!

MMORPG.com has been given 25 gift keys for Neverwinter to give out to our community. These keys will give players the Pack of the Carmine Bulette which will unlock the Retint Carmine Bulette Mount and the Ghost Companion! These packs are valued at $25 each. Enter for a chance to win now!


Fractured Alpha Key Giveaway!

MMORPG.com has been given a limited number of alpha test keys for Fractured. These keys will give access to only the Fall Alpha phase that is currently underway and will end sometime near December 6, 2020. Get your key now while supplies last!


Black Desert: Prestige Edition Sweepstakes (PS4)

MMORPG.com has been given 15 sets of keys for Black Desert: Prestige Edition for the PlayStation 4! These keys will give you full access to the game as well as $110 worth of DLC content! Enter for a chance to win one of these excellent prizes now!


Black Desert: Prestige Edition Sweepstakes (XBox One)

MMORPG.com has been given 15 sets of keys for Black Desert: Prestige Edition for the Xbox One! These keys will give you full access to the game as well as $110 worth of DLC content! Enter for a chance to win one of these excellent prizes now!


Bless Unleashed Closed Beta Key Giveaway!

MMORPG.com has been given beta keys for the CBT1 test of Bless Unleashed to give out to our community! Supplies are limited so get your beta key now and get into the game!


Crypto Space Commander Halloween Giveaway!

MMORPG.com has been given special gift keys for Crypto Space Commander (CSC) that will give players a special crate containing limited edition Halloween themed ship skins! Get your free key now!


Dual Universe Beta Key Giveaway!

MMORPG.com has recieved a limited number of beta keys for Dual Universe which will give players 3 months access to the beta test of Dual Universe! Check out this single-shard sci-fi MMORPG that takes place in a continuous, single-shard world. Get your key now!


Star Trek Online House Shattered Sweepstakes!

To celebrate the launch of the newest update House Shattered, MMORPG.com has been given special Klingon gift packs for Star Trek Online to give our to our community! We have 5 keys for the Klingon Dahar Master Faction Pack and 50 keys for the Klingon Defense Force Elite Starter Pack. Enter for a chance to win now!


Gloria Victis Game Giveaway!

MMORPG.com has been given keys for Gloria Victis on Steam that will give players full access to the game on Steam - a $19.99 value! Get your key and jump into this breathtaking medieval MMORPG now!


HyperBrawl Tournament Beta Giveaway!

MMORPG.com has been given beta keys for HyperBrawl Tournament on Steam! These keys will allow you to play the game through October 4th, right up until the game launches. Get your key now and check out this new sport/brawling title now!


Spellbreak Starter Pack Sweepstakes!

MMORPG.com has been given 100 Starter Pack codes to give away to our community! Each code is valued at $4.99 and feature 600 in-game gold and the Bewitching Glimmer outfit. Enter for a chance to win one of these prizes now!


Conqueror's Blade Draconic Attire Giveaway!

MMORPG.com has been given gift keys for Conqueror's Blade that will give players some cool in game items. The Draconic Attire offers warlords a majestic cosmetic item for their steads imbuing them with the raw fury and elegance of the mystical dragon! The pack also includes a three-day premium account and four well-made grapeshot cannons to assist with the destruction as they gallop on to conquest and glory! These keys are valued at $20.00. Get your key now while they last!


Metin2 Gift Key Giveaway!

MMORPG.com has teamed up with Gameforge to help celebrate their most recent major update to Metin2! This new update - "Conquerors of Yohara" will add an entire new continent as well as a level cap increase. To celebrate this we will be giving away gift bundles valued at $45USD! Get your key now!


Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming Giveaway

MMORPG.com has been given gift keys for the R2Games version of GOT: Winter is Coming. These keys will give players in game items such as Reset Talent, 30 minute speed ups and more! Get your key now!