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Do You Have A Casual MMO You Return To Every So Often?

Bradford, as he's played pretty much nothing but New World since the end of September, logged into EVE Online for the first time in quite a while. And it was glorious. However, it would surprise many to learn that the hardcore EVE Online is his 'casual' MMO, the one he returns to to break up the monotony of other MMOs he'd otherwise be gridning. Do you have an MMO like this?


Elyon Headstart is Live - Free to Play Releases October 20th

Elyon fans that have been waiting for the game to release since it was delayed back in September don't have to wait any longer, as Headstart has begun! With only a few short days until the full release of the game and its new free to play business model, players that want to jump into the game sooner can do so by purchasing any of the extra packages on Kakao's official website or through Steam.


Indie MMO Spotlight: Nice Developers, Passionate Bunnies, And A Shameful Plug

There was a big moment in the Indie MMO scene this week with the Early Access release of Book of Travels. It has the usual early access issues, but the Tiny MMO has a promising future. Let's get started with this week's Indie MMO Spotlight.


Stormhaven Studios Announces Upcoming Weekend Tests - Preorders Now Available

Callooh Callay! Embers Adrift has opened their store once again, allowing new testers into the fray - provided they purchase access at the minimum level as an Alpha Backer. Stormhaven Studios is gearing up for more testing, but the team wants to temper some expectations with an official statement of what players should expect from the upcoming testing phase.


Online Multiplayer RPG Babylon's Fall Makes 10 Big Changes Heading into Beta Phase 3

Platinum Games has been hard at work updating the fantasy Online Multiplayer Action RPG Babylon's Fall as they prepare for the next phase in their closed beta tests. In a recent blog post, the team outlines 10 vital updates they have made leading into the next test.


New World Server Transfers Delayed Till Next Week, Cites A Desire To Not Disrupt 'Peak Play Period'

If you're one of the many thousands of players waiting to transfer to a server where your friends are playing New World, you'll be waiting a little longer. Amazon announced late Friday that the decision to delay the service has been made in order to not disrupt its "peak play period."


New World Makes Small Update to AFK Detection After Reported Inaccurate Kicks

Amazon has issued a small update to its AFK detection system following reports by players of being kicked for being AFK while they were actively playing.


ArcheAge Double Event Returns With Double XP, Loot Drops, Honor Points & More

With the Hallowtide event happening and the October update released, ArcheAge and ArcheAge: Unchained hold the Double Event through Monday with faster gains on almost everything.


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.


Creative Unleashes the Sound Blaster Katana V2 Gaming Soundbar

It's been more than four years but the wait is finally over: Creative is finally releasing its Katana V2 gaming soundbar. The release is highly anticipated as the original Katana is widely regarded as one of the best soundbars for gamers to this day. Creative has taken the feedback from its Gen 1 customers and incorporated it to deliver a product that leapfrogs the original. The Katana V2 is more powerful, sounds better, and, this time around, is even a better match for console gamers. It will r


World of Warcraft 9.1.5 PTR Update Streamlines Mecha-Done, Adds New Mount and Quest

The latest update to the World of Warcraft PTR for 91.5 streamlines the Mecha-Done achievement journey, adds an exclusive new mount, a new weekly quest and more.


Get Haunted With Nights of the Dead in EverQuest

EverQuest brings back Nights of the Dead for Halloween, with new and returning tiems, a new quest, and much haunted loot.


Go Trick or Treating in Fallout 76 as Halloween is Back in Full

After a more modest Halloween in 2020, Fallout 76 will hold a full spooky event featuring costumed Scorched, candy, and trick or treating across the wasteland for lots of loot.


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.


The Witches Festival in Elder Scrolls Online is Back, Become Undead and Reap New Rewards

Elder Scrolls Online annual Halloween Witches Festival has been announced for this year. The event starts next week and will feature some fun adventure and prizes, including new rewards.


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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?


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Not So MMO: HUMANKIND Review

Strategy games have come a long way, and Amplitude aims to push it further with Humankind, their latest 4X offering. But how does it stack up and does it do anything meaningful to help push the 4X genre along?


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Aliens: Fireteam Elite Review

The Alien franchise is full of hits and misses. The first two movies of the franchise? Hits. The third? Miss. The prequels and sequels since then have also been a mixed bag. And the video games based on the franchise follow suit. Aliens: Colonial Marines was some hot garbage, but that was followed up by Alien: Isolation which is considered one of the best games in the franchise. But how does Aliens: Fireteam Elite hold up?


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The RPG Files: The Ascent Review

Jason took the latest action RPG, The Ascent, for a spin in our latest RPG Files review. How does the frenetic, fast-paced action hold up? Here is our full review.


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Tribes of Midgard Review

Tribes of Midgard is the latest ARPG, roguelite, Viking-themed survival game. Mitch has a few thoughts in his review. Is it a new Viking King, or is just a flash in the pan?


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Crowfall Review

Crowfall, the PVP MMO developed and crowdfunded by ArtCraft, has ben out for just about a month and Matt has been putting the game through its paces. How does it hold up? Here is our full review of Crowfall.


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.


Final Fantasy 14 Endwalker: Black Mage Analysis - BIGGER EXPLOSIONS? | Media Tour

A lot of changes are headed down the pipe in Final Fantasy 14. For all of you black mage players out there, you just happen to be in luck, as Victoria Rose is here to show you the new changes that will affect the Black Mage. Victoria gets down and dirty with a DPS rotation that will help new and veteran Black Mage players get up to speed quickly.


Is Play to Earn Real or is it All Just a Big Gimmick? | MMONFT

Love them or hate them Blockchain Games are headed our way, often touting ways for players to earn hordes of cash, with can't miss opportunities. Steven looks into the validity of these claims in our first episode of MMONFT.


Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons New Location Revealed

ArenaNet has revealed the new location for Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons.


AION Europe Receives Update 8.0,  Raises Level Cap and Brings New Legendary Transformation

AION European players can gear up for Update 8.0 launching today bringing about an increased level cap, new legendary transformation, and more.


A Tear in the Weave, Neverwinter's First Milestone in Battle Pass, Available Today on PC and Consoles

If you've been waiting for the Neverwinter's first milestone in their three-milestone Echoes of Prophecy battle pass, well, it's now live. You can play this first milestone, A Tear in the Weave, today on PC, PS4, and Xbox One.


New World: 5 Ways To Get Started In Aeternum

New World is opening its floodgates to new shipwrecked explorers today, and while many out there have joined in previous tests and such throughout its development, there are many who might find themselves on the shores of Aeternum without an idea of where to start. Here are 5 ways to get started and get a leg up in New World.


EVE Online Breaks Down How To Work Its Player Market In Latest Video

In a new video targeted at new players (though vets could still likely glean some insight), CCP Games are breaking down how capsuleers can use the in-game regional market in EVE Online to earn some sweet, sweet ISK.


New World's Soundtrack Inspired By Game Of Thrones, New Details In Extensive Video

If you think New World's soundtrack has some familiarity to it, you're not alone. In fact, the inspiration for New World's soundtrack comes from one of the most popular fantasy franchises in TV history: Game of Thrones. So much so that the composer on the HBO epic helped create the sound of Amazon's Aeternum, collaborating with Brandon Campbell on the game's soundtrack.


FFXIV Job Actions Trailer Released During Letter from the Producer Live - Job Actions Detailed

During the Letter from the Producer Live livestream, Naoki Yoshida and the team at Square Enix presented the upcoming changes to Job Actions. While the Job Actions trailer itself only shows off some of the new abilities visually, Yoshida was able to explain them in detail on the stream.


Uncharted Waters Online Releases Their 'First Official Trailer'

Uncharted Waters Online recently took to twitter to announce their first official trailer. Despite several trailers being made available for Uncharted Waters Online over the course of its run over more than a decade, this does mark the first trailer to hit the official YouTube page, that was created back in March of 2021.


Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries' Next Expansion, Legend of the Kestrel Lancers, Coming September 23rd

The next expansion in the Mechwarrior series, Legend of the Kestrel Lancers, is coming to all platforms Mechwarrior 5: Mercenaries calls home this September 23rd.


Diablo II Resurrected Cinematic Trailer Drops; Blizzard Talks Bringing Classic ARPG To Console

As September 23rd fast approaches, Blizzard is ramping up its push of Diablo II Resurrected with a new cinematic trailer. The new trailer sets the stage for those looking to jump into the remade ARPG in ten days, whether to be on PC or console.


Relax And Check Out Iceland's Erupting Volcano With This EVE Online DJ Mix

EVE Online's developers are situated in Iceland, and right now in case you were unaware, there is a volcano technically erupting. Don't worry, it's been going for a while now. CCP Games, the developers behind the space-faring MMO are sharing some of their country's natural beauty with a new video giving some spectacular views of the volcano in action.


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!


Elyon Closed Beta Test Code Giveaway!

Kakao has given MMORPG.com codes for its first Western beta test of Elyon! Come grab a code to check out the upcoming MMORPG when the Closed beta begins on May 6th, running through May 10th.


Fractured Alpha Giveaway!

Fractured is giving away access to its ongoing alpha test and MMORPG.com has been given 1000 keys to give away to our readers!


Magic Legends Crusader Armor Pack Giveaway

MMORPG.com has been given a number of Crusader Armor packs for Magic: Legends, for players to don while romping through the Magic Multiverse. This pack gives exclusive armor only available through the giveaway, as well as boosts to help speed you along your Planeswalker journey.


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!