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Amazon Cancels Its Lord of the Rings-Based MMORPG

Bloomberg has reported this morning that Amazon and Leyou Technologies Holdings have canceled the in-the-works Lord of the Rings MMORPG, citing a dispute in contract negotiations from Tecent's recent purchase of Leyou.


City of Titans Dishes on the Next Steps in Development

Missing Worlds Media has provided an update on their development of City of Titans, which is a self-described spiritual successor to Cryptic's popular super hero MMORPG, City of Heroes. The development team wants players to know that, despite being quiet over the past several months, Missing Worlds Media has been highly productive at bringing the game together.


Genshin Impact Update 1.5 Releases April 28th - Introduces New Characters and Housing

On April 28th miHoYo plans to release the next big update for Genshin Impact, titled "Beneath the Light of Jadeite". The new update will feature an expanded story that will delve into the history of Liyue with popular geo character Zhongli.


Swords of Legends Online Showcases Its Summoner Support Class In Latest Preview

Swords of Legends Online has been revealing a new class every day this week, capping off the work week with its support and pet class, The Summoner.


SWG Legends Sets Date For Its Long-Awaited Bespin Expansion, Coming May 4th

Star Wars Galaxies Legends has finally set the date players can take part in its Bespin expansion. Called City in the Clouds, SWG Legends players will be able to visit it on a rather important date for Star Wars fans: May the Fourth.


Raph Koster Talks Player Cynicism, Retention And Thinking Long-term In New Blog Post

Raph Koster from Playable Worlds is back with another Riffs by Raph, this time tackling the issues of player retention, building a relationship with players and touching on cynicism by MMO players.


Magic: Legends Released Its Mid-April Update And Takes Stock Of The State Of The Open Beta

Magic: Legends released their large mid-April update this week, bringing over 500 fixes to the ARPG since it launched in Open Beta last month. Executive Producer Steven Ricossa took to the blog to talk about what is still coming for the ARPG in the future, including more performance fixes.


A3: Still Alive Receives Scholar Class in New Update

The Scholar class has been added to A3: Still Alive as part of the latest update to the game, along with several regions and dungeons with which to try out the new class. Here are the details.


Outriders Receives Patch Addressing Inventory Wipe Bug

People Can Fly continue to address the inventory wipe issue experienced by many players in Outriders. This latest update aims to be a more permanent solution to the issue.


Through the Wastes of Chaos: First Impressions of Vermintide 2's Latest Roguelite

Co-op shooter Warhammer: Verminitide 2 has done a lot to establish itself as an innovative game on the market. However, the team is taking it one step further with Chaos Waste. Chris takes a look at the new Rougelite.


Baldur's Gate 3 Hotfix 10 Now Live

Hotfix number 10 for Baldur's Gate 3 is now live bringing several fixes and improvements to the game currently in Early Access.


4/20 Gifts Are Yours in GTA Online This Week

Rockstar is handing out a bunch of 4/20 rewards in GTA Online this week to recognize the date, including bonuses, free tees, and more.


Path of Exile Ultimatum Goes Live on PC Today

Get ready, Exiles. Today is the day Path of Exile's latest expansion, Ultimatum, goes live on PC. If you're on console, you'll have to wait one more week. Here's what you need to know ahead of diving in.


Outriders DLSS Tech Analysis

Outriders is one of the latest games to receive Nvidia's DLSS technology. Shank takes a look at the DLSS implementation to understand the extent of its improvement to performance and visuals.


Phantasy Star Online 2 x Sword Art Online Collaboration Event Starts May 12

A collaboration between Phantasy Star Online 2 and Sword Art Online is set to begin on May 12 bringing some special limited time rewards. Here's what you can expect from this collaboration.


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Outriders Review - It's Brutal and Unrelenting, but in a Good Way

At first glance, you can easily mistake Outriders as a forgettable looter-shooter RPG. Tread carefully Outrider, there is much more than what the mere demo showed, and you may want to think twice before you knock Enoch.


8.5
Monster Hunter Rise Review

Monster Hunter Rise takes the action on-the-go and introduces some new improvements and lessons learned from the highly successful Monster Hunter World. But does this new Monster Hunter title Rise to the occasion?


5.4
Blade & Soul: Revolution Review - A 'Hands-Off' Approach for Mobile MMORPG Gamers

Revenge. Danger. Epic battles. Blade & Soul: Revolution has all of these things, but in Netmarble's global release of this once top-grossing Korean MMORPG mobile title, if you play the game as intended, you could miss all of it. Blade & Soul: Revolution dazzles with high-quality graphics and an early story hook, but with 200 levels to grind and a ton of features to learn, will players see it through to the end?


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Not So MMO: Evil Genius 2: World Domination Review

Jason has been plotting ways to create his own Dr. Evil-esque empire, however those pesky moral issues are getting in the way of accomplish this in real life. Thankfully Evil Genius 2: World Domination allows him to do so in a video game without any of the ramifications. Here's our review.


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The Outer Worlds: Murder On Eridanos Review

The Outer Worlds: Murder On Eridanos puts players right in the middle of a murder mystery. But how is it in practice? Matt takes a look at the latest DLC for Obsidian's award-winning single-player RPG.


7.5
Bravely Default 2 Review - The RPG Files

If you're a lapsed Final Fantasy fan who wishes the series would return to its 2D roots, boy do I have a surprise for you. Square Enix heard your wish and granted it, only with a "Calypso in Twisted Metal" style swerve: it's not called Final Fantasy, it's called Bravely Default II. Here's our review.


9.5
The RPG Files - Persona 5 Strikers Review

Persona 5 is back with its Musou/JRPG crossover, Strikers. How does this experience hold up and does the story it tell live up to the standard set by the massively popular JRPG? Here's our review.


8.9
Nioh 2 - The Complete Edition Review on PC

Nioh 2 - The Complete Edition brings all of the new missions, weapons, magic, and ninjutsu skills that were added post-launch from the PlayStation 4 version and brings it to PC on Steam.


6.5
The RPG Files: Werewolf: The Apocalypse - Earthblood Review

The latest from Cyanide Game, the studio that brought you the popular Styx games, is a brand new game based on the tabletop RPG IP Werewolf: The Apocalypse. But how has this translated to its recent RPG? Here's our review.


9.0
Not So MMO: Hitman 3 Review

Hitman 3 caps off the World of Assassination Trilogy that began with 2016's episodic treatment of the legendary series. Is this send off worth your time in the end? Jason reviews Hitman 3, taking Agent 47, AKA a Human Swiss Army Knife, out for a spin.


9.0
Cyberpunk 2077 PC Review

After a Review In Progress and deep dive analysis into the ray tracing technology, we're ready to issue our final verdict on Cyberpunk 2077 on PC.


7.5
Not So MMO: Airborne Kingdom Review

Build a castle in the sky, and reclaim the lost wonders of the ancient Airborne Kingdom in this creative sky city builder.


9.0
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Review

It's been a little over three weeks since the eighth expansion for World of Warcraft launched. Since then, Robin has leveled up her main, started in on the various max level activities, and worked on an alt a bit. She's also had some time to step into the new raid and experience some of it, and the first Mythic+ and PVP season has started as well. As such, it's time for our final thoughts on Shadowlands. Here is our review.


7.5
Not So MMO: Raji: An Ancient Epic Review

Raji: An Ancient Epic is a beautiful game with a unique art style, as well as a story not often explored in games. But how does that story hold up all the way through the short, yet beautiful adventure?


7.0
The RPG Files: Immortals Fenyx Rising Review

Immortals Fenyx Rising brings a new IP from Assassin's Creed developer Ubisoft Quebec, but how does it stack up? Is this an experience to be heralded by Zeus, or like Icarus, did it fly too close to the sun? Nick breaks it down in our review.


SWG Legends Sets Date For Its Long-Awaited Bespin Expansion, Coming May 4th

Star Wars Galaxies Legends has finally set the date players can take part in its Bespin expansion. Called City in the Clouds, SWG Legends players will be able to visit it on a rather important date for Star Wars fans: May the Fourth.


Hood: Outlaws & Legends Details Gameplay With In-Depth New Trailer

Hood: Outlaws & Legends brings heists to a medieval world, and the team at Sumo Digital are breaking down the gameplay players can expect in an in-depth trailer ahead of the launch in May.


Swords of Legends Online Details Berserker In Latest Class Breakdown

Swords of Legends Online is continuing its breakdown of the classes players can take the role of in the upcoming MMORPG. Today the team at Gameforge showcased the melee Berserker class.


Swords Of Legends Online Details Its Reaper Class

Swords of Legends Online is starting to detail its new MMO coming to the West and it's starting with some class reveals. The Reaper is up first, brinigng its hybrid-DPS role to the fore.


Path of Exile Drops A New Trailer For Path of Exile 2, As Well As Give Extensive Look At Gameplay

In a new stream today, Grinding Gear Games gave a showcase of the work it's made on the upcoming sequel to its award-winning ARPG, Path of Exile 2. First shown off at Exilecon in 2019, this new trailer and gameplay reveal gives player more of an idea of what to expect when the sequel drops next year.


Hood: Outlaws & Legends Closes Out Class Overview Series With The Mystic

The upcoming PvEvP game from Sumo Digital, Hood: Outlaws & Legends closes out their Outlaw overview, this time with the support class, the Flail-wielding Mystic.


Monetization Takes Center Stage in Magic: Legends Open Beta | Quick 5

If you've got 5 minutes to spare, this week's Quick 5 will get you all caught up on the news to know over the past week.


Naraka: Bladepoint Releases A New Trailer, Announces Its Forerunner Beta Starts On April 23rd

Naraka: Bladepoint just released its official gameplay trailer, giving players a peak at what the upcoming action royale is like ahead of its Forerunner Beta coming in April.


ArcheAge's Akasch Invasion, Gunslinger Skillset Are Now Live

Gamigo's ArcheAge was updated today with its latest content patch, Akasch Invasion, bringing with it new quests and a zone to explore. Additionally, the MMO released the new Gunslinger skillset, bringing rifles to the world.


Infinite Fleet, Sci-Fi MMO From Pixelmatic, Releases New Counterattack Trailer

Pixelmatic has released the official game trailer for their upcoming Sci-Fi MMO, Infinite Fleet. The trailer highlights some of the various voice actors which make performances for the game, as well as the score from Grammy Nominee Vince DiCola.


TERA's Elin Valkyrie Is Coming To Console On March 25th

TERA's console version will be seeing a new class coming on Thursday, as the Elin Valkyrie will make its debut alongside the 91.01 update.


New Hood: Outlaws & Legends Video Breaks Down The Melee Brawler Class

Trading in his blacksmith tools for weapons, The Brawler class gets up close and personal in Hood: Outlaw & Legends. Sumo Digital has a new video breaking down the class for the upcoming team-based PvPvE game coming in May.


SWTOR's Battle Pass And RuneScape's Log-In Issues Persist - MMORPG's Quick 5

If you've got 5 minutes, we've got 5 stories from the week that was in MMO and RPG news. Here is this week's Quick 5.


Marvel's Avengers Next Expansion Announced: Black Panther - War for Wakanda

In the Square Enix Presents Spring Presentation today, the next expansion for Marvel's Avengers was announced, featuring Black Panther, in War for Wakanda.


Albion Online's Call to Arms Patch Live - Patch Notes, Release Trailer Now Available

Albion Online has been hyping their Call to Arms update over the past several weeks, and today, the wait is over. The Call to Arms update will introduce a reworked Faction Warfare System, a new playable faction, and much more.


Magic Legends Crusader Armor Pack Giveaway

MMORPG.com has been given a number of Crusader Armor packs for Magic: Legends, for players to don while romping through the Magic Multiverse. This pack gives exclusive armor only available through the giveaway, as well as boosts to help speed you along your Planeswalker journey.


MapleStory M Xenon Giveaway Courtesy Of Nexon

The developers at Nexon is giving away a Xenon-themed package to one lucky fan! The giveaway includes a MapleStory M-Themed Battery pack, charging cable and case, as well as a Stainless Steel tumbler, notebook and pen.


Step Back Into Lineage II Classic With A New Player Pack Courtesy Of NCSoft!

It’s time to take a step back in time and relive the original Lineage II experience as it was in the beginning. Create a classic hero from the original 5 races and 31 class options and jump into the nostalgic hardcore level grind where the rewards can outweigh the risks. Players can experience the game the way it was when "hardcore" meant something!


Echo of Soul Blue Ciskai Pet Giveaway!

MMORPG.com has been given keys for Echo of Soul to celebrate its latest The Blue update. Get your Blue Ciskai pet key now!


Mercenary Assault Recon Squad Beta Key Giveaway

MMORPG.com has been given beta test keys for Mercenary Assault Recon Squad (M.A.R.S). This beta will begin on December 17th @ 2PM EST. Get your key now!


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!