Riot's upcoming MMO set in the League of Legends universe is still under tight wraps, though the executive producer on the title, Greg 'Ghostcrawler' Street has pulled the veil back a bit this past weekend. When asked about the approach to group content in the upcoming MMO, Street discussed their philosophy behind this for the upcoming MMO.
The Elder Scrolls Online gets the return of the Daedric War Celebration, as ZeniMax sends clues about the upcoming yearlong story reveal.
Freeland, an upcoming VR and PC MMORPG has just closed a successful funding campaign and looks towards an alpha this month.
War of Dragnorox has a new update for January, with focus on communication going forward and a full breakdown of where overall development stands.
Diablo II: Resurrected, after its bumpy launch, has a new PTR dedicated to testing the database changes meant to improve stability.
Mad World Alpha 5.0 is coming in February, with the Jandisoft team set to reveal new details leading up to the test.
EVE Online is kicking 2022 off with a bang with its first major cross over event in the MMO's history. But there is so much more going on at developer CCP Games as 2022 starts to deepen, and we sat down with the team to talk about what's on the horizon.
For those that may not be aware, Mortal Online 2 is set to launch on January 25th, 2022. With mere days until the game goes live, Star Vault is gearing up for their last week of testing, which begins on January 18th, where a full wipe of the servers will be performed, as they deploy their new server setup.
If you've been wondering when The Wagadu Chronicles will finally let people in to test the game, the wait is almost over. According to the office Wagadu Chronicles twitter account, Twin Drums will be releasing their Alpha 1 test in February 2022.
With a flurry of updates, patches, and announcements, it looks like all of our favorite indie devs are back from holiday and hard at work. It's not just the Indie MMO Spotlight regulars, either, with several of our lesser-seen devs finding their way into the news this week. So let's quit wasting time and get right to the news with this week's Indie MMO Spotlight.
Back in October of 2021, Valve announced that it would ban games that have NFT's and Cryptocurrencies from their Steam platform. Still, despite a number of blockchain-based games being removed, several remain, and it begs the question, why?
Profane, the indie MMORPG in development by studio Insane, has released a new roadmap detailing work to be done in 2022 on the sandbox MMORPG. The roadmap shows quite a bit of work on the horizon, however the team is using progress bars on the map to show, well, their progress.
This year's D.I.C.E. Awards is coming up at the end of February in Las Vegas, and while the MMORPG category isn't super represented one game is up for two of the major awards this year: Final Fantasy 14.
World of Warcraft is getting a bevy of changes coming to Burning Crusade Classic in Phase 3, though that's not the only thing Blizzard is working towards this year. The publisher is prepping this year's round of esports events, celebrating 15 years with a $1.8 Million prize pool.
As if dealing with a post-apocalyptic landscape upon emerging from your vault in Fallout 76, now players have to worry about otherworldly invaders getting in the way. The latest game update for the survival game is playable on the Public Test Server, giving a glimpse into the next update this weekend.
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?
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.
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?
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?
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.
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
Originally released in March 2018, Ni no Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom is now on the Nintendo Switch in its full glory. The Prince's Edition includes the base game and all 3 DLC including: The Adventure Pack, The Lair of the Lost Lord, and The Tale of a Timeless Tome. However, is the aging title worth full retail price, and how does it handle on the Switch's hardware?
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
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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: 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.
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.
In most MMOs, end game consists of a gear treadmill where players continuously pick up new and more powerful gear, but in Ember Sword the most sought-after gear is all on the blockchain and has no competitive advantage. How will players stay invested in Ember Swords end game without a stat-based gear grind?
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.
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
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.
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!)
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.
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.
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.
Gameforge has partnered with MMORPG.com to giveaway 1500 codes for their upcoming beta test phases for the MMORPG, Swords of Legends Online. These codes will give you access to both phases of beta test, starting on May 21st.