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Do You Think More MMOs Should Have Equipment Decay?

MMOs have item degredation, but you're never really at risk of losing the item itself when it runs out of durability. However, should MMOs reintroduce this mechanic in a way to add to the gameplay?

Why Asymmetry In MMO Design Can Be A Beautiful thing

Niklas breaks down MMO game design, specifically why the asymmetry of how some MMOs are built can be, in the end, a very beautiful thing.

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis' Community Sours One of the Sweetest Features - Again!

As a Phantasy Star Online fan, forged on the Dreamcast and battle tested in Phantasy Star Universe and Blue Burst, I can unequivocally say that Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis is by far the best in the series. There is, however, one major factor that could determine how the game resonates with you even more than the core game loop itself. The community.

Diablo Immortal Closed Alpha Overview

Robin has been in the closed alpha for Diablo Immortal for a little over a month now, and she finally feels ready to talk about it. In her overview she'll detail gameplay, some class aspects and more.

Elder Scrolls Online: Blackwood Review In Progress

The latest chapter in the Elder Scrolls Online series has officially launched on PC, and we've been hard at work in Tamriel sizing it up. Here is our review in progress of ESO: Blackwood.

Mechwarrior 5 Mercenaries: Heroes Of The Inner Sphere Impressions

On May 27, MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries (MW5) received its first DLC pack, The Heroes of the Inner Sphere. but how does it stack up? Mitch takes you through the DLC.

Blockchain MMO's on the Rise? Here's 5 Blockchain MMO's to Follow in 2021

It looks like the rise of blockchain is slowly permeating within the MMO genre with new games popping up seemingly out of nowhere. There are many ways to utilize blockchain in a game, but here are 5 games that are implementing blockchain-based features that are worth keeping your eye on.

Conan Exiles Isle of Siptah Review In Progress

Funcom's Conan Exiles: Isle of Siptah DLC is now officially released. With a new map and additional features fleshed out, player reactions are still mixed. Have Funcom succeeded in correcting course from early access? What issues still exist with the DLC? Read about Kevin's early impressions in our review in progress.

My Original Valheim House Was Destroyed And It Made Me More Upset Than I Realized

Over the last week something sad happened on our Valheim server: Bradford's original house was destroyed. At first he played it off, but as the days have gone on, its made him more and more depressed.

Which MMO Expansion Launch Are You Playing Tomorrow?

June 1st marks a day of MMO releases this week, with two of the major games in the genre, World of Warcraft and The Elder Scrolls Online, both releasing expansions into the wild. Which one are you planning on playing if you are at all?

I Undervalued Good Movement In MMOs Until Swords Of Legends Online

When thinking of game mechanics, movement doesn't always come up. Yet it's something Bradford hasn't been able to get out of his head since Swords of Legends Online went into beta last week.

3 Reasons You Should Play Biomutant (And 3 Reasons You Should Skip It)

Now that Biomutant has officially released after multiple delays in development, the long-awaited action-adventure RPG is finally available for those looking for a unique experience. If you've been questioning whether you should take a chance on Biomutant, here's a short list of reasons why you may want to take a chance on the game, and some reasons why you may want to avoid it altogether.

Solasta: Crown of the Magister - Review In Progress

Robin has started her journey in earnest in Solasta: Crown of the Magister. Here are her first thoughts while she works through the full review of this PC RPG.

Dark Age Of Camelot: Teach The PvP You Want To See

Niklas takes a look at PvP in Dark Age of Camelot, specifically the player-run scene in the community and how its 8v8 event took the aging MMO by storm earlier this year.

Elite Dangerous: Odyssey Review In Progress - Bumpy Landing

Elite Dangerous: Odyssey released on PC last week and we've been trying to explore planets and stations in a whole new way. However, the operative word there is 'trying.'