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Genshin Impact Proves it's More Than a One Trick Pony with the Lantern Rite Event

Much of the gameplay from past updates has blended together - for better or worse. Then, miHoYo released the Lantern Rite Event, and proved Genshin Impact can be more.


MMOSide Chat - Delays Aren't Actually All That Bad

With the recent news of Amazon delaying New World (again), Bradford takes a look at game delays in general and how, when all is said and done, they aren't the worst thing in the world.


EVE Online's New Jump Tunnels Spice Up Travel In A Much Needed Way

Taking the mundane and spicing it up is a challenge every game developer faces over the life of their game. EVE Online has done this rather well in the recent Reign Quadrant update to the MMO, giving interstellar travel a much-needed facelift.


What Could BlizzConline Announce About World of Waracraft: Shadowlands Patch 9.1?

As BlizzConline 2021 fast approaches this week, Chris takes a look at what the event could hold for Patch 9.1 of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.


I Can't Stop Playing Valheim

So Bradford might be a tad addicted to Valheim, the new Viking Survival game that is taking Steam by storm right now. Bradford recounts his weekend in the 10th World and how its progressed.


Valheim PC Impressions: Surviving The Afterlife

With a love-hate relationship with Survival games, Bradford tackles the World Tree in Valheim. Turns out it's good. Real good.


Elder Scrolls Online: Champion Point 2.0 Deep Dive

With this year's upcoming Gates of Oblivion story kicking off in March, we took a look at another one of the big changes coming to The Elder Scrolls Online in 2021 - the Champion Point 2.0 system.


5 Common Promises MMORPG Developers Break

Broken promises aren't confined to MMORPG developers alone, but here's a short list of common promises we see developers of the genre make, and break, often enough to warrant a list.


Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.5, 'Death Unto Dawn' -- Biggest Updates You Need To Know

FFXIV's final content updates before the new Endwalker expansion will end (or continue) a lot of fan-favorite storylines, including the Weapons Project and the NieR crossover. Victoria checks out what's coming in FFXIV's Patch 5.5, Death Unto Dawn.


Final Fantasy 14 Endwalker Expansion - New Content from the 6.0 Announcement Showcase

The FFXIV Showcase had a lot of information packed into the hour and a half stream. Victoria dives into it all and breaks down the new content in the highly anticipated update.


Skyforge Switch Head Start Impressions

Skyforge has hit the Nintendo Switch, bringing the MMO to handheld. But how does it stack up? Scott is here with his thoughts on the MMO's Switch port.


3 Things I Wish Modern MMOs Would Do Better

Bradford explores three things he wishes MMOs would do a better job of in game, including things like fostering a better in-game community, better tools for player economies, and more.


MMOSide Chat - How Often Do You Do Daily Quests In Your Go-To MMO

How often do you do Daily Quests in your go-to MMO? Do you feel motivated to do them or are they just an annoyance to accomplish?


The Elder Scrolls Online: The Gates of Oblivion Reveal Impressions

This past Tuesday, The Elder Scrolls Online held the global reveal event for this year's chapter story The Gates of Oblivion. While the reimagining of The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion looks great is it enough to bring in new players and entice veterans to return.


3 Ways MMORPG's Have Gotten Too Easy (And 3 Ways They've Gotten Harder)

Over the years MMORPG's have changed for many different reasons. Some changed to make the genre more accessible to new players, and some changed so gamers require a substantial time investment to make any beneficial progress. As developers embark on their own quests to find the formula that works for them, here is a list of features that many games have implemented over the past two decades that have either made MMO's a little too easy, or unnecessarily difficult.