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RuneScape's Login Lockout 5 Weeks Later - With Most Accounts Restored, Jagex Talks Prevention and Compensation

If you aren't familiar with the Login Lockout problem that has been a thorn in the side of RuneScape for over a month, here's your chance to get all caught up. The initial restoration of accounts in RuneScape is coming to a close, but there is more work to do. With this issue finally heading to a close, the developers look back briefly on where the problem began, and what Jagex plans to do to prevent it in the future.


Warhammer: Odyssey Presents New Features and Bug Fixes in the Next Planned Update

What have Virtual Realms been up to since the soft launch of Warhammer: Odyssey began in February? According to the latest announcement on Discord, the developers have been hard at work fixing bugs, and expanding on the content that is already there.


Outriders Apologizes for Inventory Wipe Bug, Outlines Gear Restoration Plan

Outriders released April 1st and was met with mixed reactions as servers were slammed, and crashes prevented players from a smooth experience. Recently, a massive bug that is clearing player inventories, including their equipped gear, has wreaked immeasurable havoc, and People Can Fly (PCF) wants players to know they plan to do something about it.


Elite Dangerous: A Trip Into Neutral Territory

Mike loves Babylon 5, so he took a moment to do some sci-fi tourism in Elite Dangerous to check out the system where the iconic sci-fi show's epnymously named station was situated - Epsilon III.


Elyon Reiterates Buy-To-Play Business Model, Talks Old Airship Elements And Showcases Character In Upcoming MMO

Kakao Games is slowing pulling back the veil on their upcoming MMO, Elyon (the MMORPG formerly known as Ascent: Infinite Realm). In a FAQ posted in an Elyon fan server, CM Yukimura detailed some answers from the Elyon team to some of the burning questions surrounding the MMORPG.


Golden Ears: HIFIMAN HE-R10D: A Dive into the HiFi High-End

Welcome back to Golden Ears. Today, we're looking at a very interesting product from HIFIMAN. Coming in at $1299, the HE-R10D features solid wood earcups and nano-coated topology drivers. Join us as we take a closer look!


New World Gives A Glimpse At New Weapon, The Ice Gauntlet

After a retweeting goal was reached on Twitter, Amazon's New World broke the ice on a new weapon players can use in Aeternum, the Ice Gauntlet.


Raph Koster Explores Social Play In MMOs In Latest Playable Worlds Blog Update

Raph Koster of Playable Worlds has taken to the game company's blog to talk game design, this time talking about the social networks and contstructs that make up MMO game design.


Patch Notes For Final Fantasy 14's Patch 5.5 Death Unto Dawn Update Are Now Live

Final Fantasy 14 posted the patch notes for its upcoming update, Death Unto Dawn, today. The patch notes set the stage for next week's 5.5 update coming to the MMO alongside the anticipated PS5 beta.


Raid Testing Opening Up Next Week For WoW Classic's The Burning Crusade Beta

While this week saw World of Warcraft's The Burning Crusade Classic Beta reach a level cap of 70, opening up Heroic Dungeons, Raids were still left on the table. Blizzard announced that raid testing will be begin next week, inching ever closer to a full TBCC launch.


Multiplayer Online WWII Shooter Enlisted Now Live On PC, Xbox And PlayStation

Enlisted, billed as a MMO shooter set in the throes of World War II, is now live having just completed its closed beta testing. The online game is available for free on PlayStation 5, Xbox Series S|X and PC.


Spellbreak Chapter 2: The Fracture is Out Now

Chapter 2: The Fracture for Spellbreak is now live across PC, Playstation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch. Curious about some details? Thinking about diving in and checking it out? We've got you covered.


EVE Anywhere Is Ruining My Productivity

Ever since Bradford could start playing EVE Online in a browser window, he's been even more hooked on the MMO - probably with worrying results.


Fallout 76 Update 26 Bringing New Additions to Daily Ops

The most recent Inside the Vault for Fallout 76 shared some new details on its upcoming Update 26, including the changes for Daily Ops.


Receive a Gift Package for MU Online's Upcoming Speed Server

There's a special gift package waiting for you in MU Online ahead of its upcoming Speed Server launch. This includes tickets, timed weapons, and more to prep you for the speed server. Here are some of the details.


8.5
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?


8.0
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.


8.5
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.


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.


Black Desert Online Remastered Launches Sage Class, New Trailer

The newest class for Black Desert Online Remastered has launched today on PC, bringing the Sage class to the world. This caster-type class brings its ancient weapon, the cube-shaped Kyve, to Black Desert, smiting foes from afar.


RuneScape Takes First Steps in Login Lockout Restoration and Details the Restoration Phase

Over the past week, the team at Jagex has been diligently working towards restoring RuneScape accounts that are unable to login to the game. Executive Producer Ryan Ward addressed the community late last week, and let them know that restoration has begun.


Fractured Spotlights World Biomes Headed to the Game in the Spring Alpha March 31st

Fractured developer and Dynamight CEO Jacopo Gallelli has posted an updated video detailing the biomes that players will see in the new update, now titled the Spring Alpha, which will release on March 31st.


ESO Adds 3 Million As Gamigo's RIFT Deepens - MMORPG's Quick 5

If you've got 5...or so...minutes, we've got 5...or so...stories of MMO and RPG news for you.


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!


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!