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Joseph has been writing or podcasting about games in some form since about 2012. Having written for multiple major outlets such as IGN, Playboy, and more, Joseph started writing for MMORPG in 2015. When he's not writing or talking about games, you can typically find him hanging out with his 10-year old or playing Magic: The Gathering with his family. Also, don't get him started on why Balrogs *don't* have wings. You can find him on Twitter @LotrLore

July 2014
Last Active
October 2023
GTA Online Turns 10 - Here Are 10 Of The Wackiest Moments In My GTA Online Career

Grand Theft Auto V's online mode, GTA Online, has turned 10 today, marking the anniversary players were let loose against each other in Los Santos' streets and alleyways. Bradford and his crew have played since day one, creating over-the-top moments throughout the years.

EVE Online Is Bringing New Pirate Changes, So We Asked New Eden's Resident Pirate Lord About Them

EVE Online's Havoc expansion is an exciting one, especially players who have wanted to team up with the universe's existing pirate factions since day one. But what do capsuleers who fancy themselves pirates really think of the changes? We asked New Eden's most prominent Pirate Lord about them.

Interview: New World Celebrates Its Second Anniversary With A Look Back, And A Look At What's To Come

New World is poised to have a fantastic fall if everything the team is planning comes together. From the launch of its upcoming expansion next month, Rise of the Angry Earth, to completing its task of fully revamping the leveling process by years' end, New World is building towards its future.

EVE Vanguard's Initial Monetization Plan Is Refreshingly Simple

Monetization is frustrating at times in gaming, especially as so many models seemed poised to nickel and dime players rather than providing a satisfying gameplay loop. Yet the initial plan to monetize EVE Vanguard is surprisingly refreshing: just fold it into the MMO's existing subscription.

EVE Online's New Zarzakh Region Looks Beautifully Brutal And Ripe For Chaos

EVE Online opened the stargates leading into the new region of space, Zarzakh, which looks, and functions fundamentally different than other areas in New Eden.

The Making Of EVE Online Documentary From The Escapist Now Live

Filmed last year at Fanfest 2022, a new documentary chronicling the making of EVE Online by The Escapist, is now live. The documentary takes viewers through the early years of the MMO's development, with interviews from developers chronicling the history.

EVE Online's New FPS, EVE Vanguard, Is An PvPvE Extraction Shooter, Test Coming This December

EVE Online shocked attendees by pulling the veil back on its upcoming FPS made by the London dev team. EVE Vanguard is a new PvPvE extraction shooter made in UE5 that will be integrated with EVE Online from day one.

EVE FanFest 2023 - EVE Online's Next Expansion, Havoc, Lets You Team Up With Pirates On November 14th

EVE Online's second expansion of 2023, Havoc, goes live in November, continuing the story from August's Epiphany update. The new expansion allows players to team up with Pirate factions, Angel Cartel and Guristas, to corrupt the fabric of New Eden.

Final Fantasy VII REBIRTH Hands-On Preview

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth continues the story of Cloud, Tifa, Aerith and the rest of the gang after their escapades in Midgar. How is it shaping up ahead of its February release? Here's our hands-on preview.

Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty Review In Progress

Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty's expansion aims to bring a more contained spy thriller story to the sprawling RPG. But has CDPR succeeded? Check out our review in progress.

Gigabyte RTX 4060 Gaming OC Review

At $319, the Gigabyte RTX 4060 Gaming OC brings another option for those players looking to upgrade their GPU from a preview generation while still not entirely breaking the bank.

Tarisland Showcases The Airborne City Of SilverLit In Latest Preview Post

Tarisland is gearing up for its launch, which is slated for later this year, and the latest post on the official website highlights the Airborne City of SilverLit.

Court Documents Have Leaked News That The Xbox Is Getting A Mid-Cycle Refresh

As the FTC furiously attempts to stop the Microsoft acquisition of Activision Blizzard, documents presented in its case are pulling back the veil of some of the tech giant's upcoming plans, including a mid-cycle refresh version of its Xbox Series consoles.

Marvel's Avengers Is On Sale Ahead Of Its Delisting At The End Of The Month

Marvel's Avengers is gearing up to be delisted from digital storefronts at the end of the month, and Crystal Dynamics is giving players one last chance to pick it up digitally before it's gone for good.

Grand Theft Auto V Turns 10, Rockstar Celebrates With Special Events In GTA Online

10 years is a long time to roam Los Santos, yet players have been doing so fervently ever since Grand Theft Auto V and its online mode launched in 2013. Rockstar is celebrating the milestone with new events in GTA Online, including items inspired by the single-player version of the game.