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Six State Treasurers Request Meeting With Activision Blizzard Over Allegations and Distrust in Leadership

Several state treasurers, which govern investments, are placing new pressure on Activision Blizzard to make changes over accusations the company faces over workplace issues, culture, and various harassment allegations. 


Star Stable Gets Into The Holiday Spirit With Latest Seasonal Update

Star Stable, the horse-themed MMO, is getting into the holiday spirit with a seasonal update bringing winter to Jorvik. The Winter Festival's update brings the holiday cheer to the world, turning the landscape into a winter wonderland.


ArcheAge Fresh Start Server Changes, New Bonuses Delayed or Scrapped Over Powerleveling Concerns

With ArcheAge opening tomorrow under the new Kakao Games publishing agreement, there has been growing concern in the community over the potential for powerleveling opportunities,  or even exploits. The company has announced several changes to plans for fresh start servers.


Stop the Cult of the Dragon in Neverwinter's Final Echoes of Prophecy Milestone

 Neverwinter is marking its third milestone of The Echoes of Prophecy  campaign Battle Pass, which debuts today across platforms. Conclude your journey to stop the Cult of the Dragon and save the day to earn some loot.


Elyon Update Adds Previously-Delayed Ignous the Pyro Raid and Special Boxes for New Characters

Elyon gets a new, previously delayed, 10-man raid in its latest update, which also brings some goodies for new characters to help them along, bug fixes, and some adjustments to skills.


MMO ReReoll - EVE Online

Mitch is back with his latest MMO ReRoll column, this time tackling the sci-fi MMO, EVE Online.


Albion Online Yuletide Returns, With the Snow Husky Mount, Avatar Ring, and Festive Rewards

 It's December, and that means events and challenges across many an MMORPG. This time, Albion Online is marking this month with the winter return of the Yuletide Challenge. Collect points for some rewards and loot to celebrate.


EVE Online Gets a New Comics Limited Series, Capsuleer Chronicles, from Dark Horse

Dark Horse Comics and CCP Games have teamed up for a new mini comics series based on EVE Online. The two companies originally partnered on an EVE Online collaboration back in 2015, and this new four-issue limited series, Capsuleer Chronicles, looks to tell some very human stories in the depths of New Eden.


Guild Wars 2 - New Guild Hall Revealed, New Character Customizations to Test Now in End of Dragons Beta

It's an eventful week for Guild Wars 2. In addition to the unveiling of a brand new Guild Hall for the expansion, the last beta is currently on with new customization options.


New World Update Prepares for Server Merges, Fixes More Bugs From November

The latest update for New World is focused on helping fix some of the issues from the November update, as well other bug fixes and even a change made in preparation for upcoming server merges.


Warframe Brings The New War Expansion to All Platforms on December 15th

Warframe's new expansion, The New War, will be out on Wednesday December 15th across all platforms. First announced at TennoCon 2018, the new update promises new quests, new worlds, and answers to some long-standing questions.


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7Hz Timeless Planar Magnetic IEM Review

7Hz is a small brand but has somehow redefined what an affordable planar in-ear should sound like. If you're a fan of high-end sound on a mid-priced budget, this earphone may be for you. Find out in our review. 


Blizzard's Jessica Gonzalez Resigns, Addresses Bobby Kotick for Refusing Accountability

Employees at Activision Blizzard are still standing their ground and demanding changes, including leadership changes and removal of CEO Bobby Kotick. Today, senior test analyst Jessica Gonzalez announced that she has resigned from Blizzard, citing Kotick and the rampant greater culture issues at the company.


Aliens: Fireteam Elite Is Coming To Xbox GamePass Alongside Season 2 On December 14

Season 2 of Aliens: Fireteam Elite is coming for players with new cosmetics, weapons, a new game mode and even more. On top of that, GamePass members will be happy to know that the survival shooter is coming to Xbox GamePass on December 14th.


Final Fantasy XIV Optimized Servers Before Endwalker, but Warn that Expected Demand May Cause Congestion

Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker launches in a week, and given all the server congestion and trouble that Square Enix has seen for FFXIV this year, they have some warnings for players and some steps that they have already taken in order to ease the launch and beyond.


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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.


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Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom Prince's Edition Review

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?


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Kena: Bridge of Spirits PC Review

What happens when you cross Spyro with Pikmin, add modern technology, and throw in some industry-defining animation work? You get Kena: Bridge of Spirits.


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Bless Unleashed PC Review

It's been a bit since Scott gave his initial thoughts on the PC release of Bless Unleashed. Here he is with the full review of the game from NeoWiz and Round8 Studio. Does the Bless franchise make a triumphant return?


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Deathloop Review

Deathloop is a game that drips with developer Arkane Lyon's DNA. But does that mean it's good? Check out our review.


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Not So MMO: Life Is Strange: True Colors Review

Life is Strange's premise as a franchise is simple: a drama reflecting the real world, with the caveat of a protagonist having some type of "superpowers." Perhaps it's a "curse," if you choose to describe it through the lips of Alex Chen, the protagonist of True Colors. So how does the latest installment stack up? Here is our review.


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No More Heroes 3 Review

Victoria takes a look at the next No More Heroes title, taking the high-octane action for a spin. So how does No More Heroes 3 hold up?


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Naraka Bladepoint Review

Naraka: Bladepoint takes on the task of iterating on the battle royale formula in a way that is mostly interesting. However, does it do enough to stand out from the crowded genre?


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.


How Will NFTs Affect End Game in Ember Sword?

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?


Does Gameplay Matter in Blockchain Games?

In this episode of MMONFT, we dive into everything game related in Ember Sword with Bright Star Studios founder and Ember Sword executive producer Loren Roosendaal. 


World of Warcraft Shadowlands Update 9.2, Eternity's End, Detailed

The story of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will be coming to its conclusion with the release of Update 9.2, Eternity's End. With it will come a new zone, take on a new raid and see the return of class tier sets.


Skyrim Anniversary Edition Is Now Out - Check Out The Anniversary Concert Here

Skyrim is back as the Anniversary Edition is out today, 10 years after its initial release. To celebrate, Bethesda Softworks is hosting a 10th Anniversary Concert on YouTube and Twitch with selections of Skyrim's music played by the London Symphony Orchestra.


Lord of the Rings Online's Fate of Gundabad Expansion Launches Today - Are You Jumping Back Into Middle-earth?

The latest expansion in The Lord of the Rings Online, Fate of Gundabad, has launched today. Taking place in the northern reaches of Middle-earth, Fate of Gundabd concludes the story of Durin and the Legacy of the Dwarves as they aim to retake their ancient home of Gundabad.


Star Wars The Old Republic Is Celebrating 10 Years With 4K Remasters Of Its Trailers

Star Wars: The Old Republic is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and the MMORPG is doing so in cinematic fashion that fits the franchise. BioWare and EA have taken to remastering its trailers in full 4K and re-releasing them one by one throughout the celebration.


League of Legends' Jinx Joins Fortnite As Riot Brings Its Games To Epic Games Store

Jinx, one of the most iconic champions from Riot's League of Legends, has made her way into Fortnite thanks to a new collaboration with Epic Games. Riot is also celebrating the release of its upcoming animated series Arcane by releasing multiple titles on the Epic Games Store, including the insanely popular League of Legends proper as well as a few others.


Albion Online Previews Its Upcoming Lands Awakened Update, Coming November 24th

Lands Awakened is slated to hit Albion Online this November 24th, and the team took to the game's website to break down what players can expect from the open-world sandbox MMO.


World of Warcraft Team Announces A Community Council To Help Gather Diverse Player Feedback

Blizzard has announced today that they are forming the World of Warcraft Community Council, a player council to help the Warcraft team gather feedback from its community.


Loot Boxes Are Predatory - It's Time Netmarble Gets Rid of Them | MMOWTF

For a long time there has been a "will they, won't they" between governments and game companies that employ the, nearly universally hated gacha loot box system. In our first episode of MMOWTF Steven takes a look at some of these loot box games, and speaks with clinical psychologist Dr. Anthony Bean to determine how predatory these mechanics really are.


Starfield's Design Director Shows Off The Settled Systems

It may never feel like we have enough Starfield information, as details seem to trickle in bit by bit, but in the latest exploration video with Bethesda Game Studios Design Director Emil Pagliarulo, we are given a little taste of what's to come from the Settled Systems.


Elden Ring Delayed Till February 2022, Closed Network Test Announced

For those hoping to finally go in on Elden Ring early next year, you are going to be waiting a tad bit longer. Bandai Namco announced today the RPG will be now releasing on February 25th, 2022, delaying the game by a month.


EVE Online Celebrates Anniversary Of Pochven With New Scope Video

EVE Online the last few years has been a world of active war. And while that's true the majority of the time, this felt different with both a large-scale player war waging alongside a PvE generated one against the Triglavian Collective. And the last effects of that war, namely the new region of Pochven, are still being felt in New Eden.


Elyon Pre-Launch Live Streaming Week Begins This Sunday

Kakao Games will be hosting a special streaming week starting this Sunday to mark Elyon's first day of head start and running through the official launch.


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!


Swords of Legends Online Closed Beta Test Key Giveaway

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.


Enlisted Premium Currency And Game Time Giveaway

Enlisted, the WW2 MMOFPS, has partnered with MMORPG.com a stack of keys for premium currency and account game time for new players to jump into the action!