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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
January 2022
Atlas Prime Coming To Warframe On October 1st

The next frame to be included in Warframe's Prime Access program is Atlas, according to a new post on the official website. Atlas Prime will be coming to Warframe starting on October 1st, first on PC and then shortly after on console.

Ship of Heroes Shows Off Some Of The Tools And Weapons Ahead Of Its Upcoming CCT Beta

Ship of Heroes is working on getting the upcoming CCT beta off the ground, but in the meantime the team wanted to showcase some of the props and weapons they have been making behind the scenes. In a new blog post, the SoH team showcased an upcoming powerset for military weapons.

Final Fantasy XIV Brings Back Moogle Treasure Trove Till 5.1's Launch

Starting on September 30th, Final Fantasy XIV will play host to the Moogle Treasure Trove, at least until the upcoming 5.1 patch launches.

Link's Awakening Reminds Me Of The Power Music Holds In Hyrule

Here’s a familiar sentence as of late: Link’s Awakening was one of the first Zelda games I ever played – yet it’s one that formed such a lasting impression it’s influenced how I’ve looked at every Zelda game since. Specifically, how the Zelda series treats music.

Ashes of Creation Apocalypse Enters Early Access Today

Ashes of Creation's Apocalypse battle royale will be hitting Early Access today, giving players a chance to jump into the MMORPG's Battle Royale mode.

Warframe Invites Tennos To Show Off Their Shawzin Skills With New Contest

Strumming a tune on Warframe's Shawzin instrument is a great way to pass time and wind down after a long day. But now it could be a way to earn Prime Access or Platinum thanks to a new contest.

Black Desert To Add Desert Of Valencia On PS4 September 25

Players can start getting their purified water ready as the scorching desert of Valencia is making its way to Black Desert on the PlayStation 4 on the 25th of September.

DC Universe Online Celebrates 80 Years Of Batman With In Game Event

The Dark Knight is getting the royal treatment in DC Universe Online this month as the MMO celebrates "80 Years of Batman" with a special in-game event.

Legends of Aria Point Release 8 Brings Martial Abilities, New Macro System

In a recent update on the Legends of Aria site, Citadel Studios detailed their latest update coming to the Ultima-inspired MMORPG.

The Lord of the Rings Online Stout Axe Dwarves Make Me Hopeful Of Stories To Come

One of the best aspects of The Lord of the Rings Online is the quality of its story telling. More specifically is its ability to not shy away from the darker elements of Tolkien’s world. The new Stout Axe Dwarves showcase this ideal perfectly with their new tutorial questline and story of how they came to take part in the grand stories of Middle-earth.

Dual Universe's Blank Canvas Is Full Of Player Possibilities

Dual Universe's blank canvas is full of player-created possibilities. From terraforming a planet to your liking to creating a whole new city from the ground up, Novaquark took us through a short demo of its latest Alpha 2 features and some still to come.

Blue Yeti X Review - Crystal Clear

Blue's Yeti microphone is already one of the gold-standard mics of streamers and gamers everywhere. However, the latest mic from the audio company, the Yeti X, aims to take the mantle of the standout mic for streamers. How does it stack up?

XFX Radeon RX 5700 XT THICC II Review

Third-party Radeon RX 5700 XT are finally beginning to arrive. We were able to go hands-on with the with one of the most interesting from XFX with the Radeon RX 5700 XT THICC II. At only $429, it features a beefy heatsink, a slick design, and impressive clocks but is it enough to compete in today's market? Join us as we find out!

ArcheAge Unchained Delayed Till October 15, Shadows Revealed Update Also Delayed

ArcheAge's upcoming Unchained release was originally set to go live September 30th. However, via a press release by developer gamigo, the game has been delayed till October 15th.

Magic Arena Holding A Throne of Eldraine Standard Event September 26-30

With Magic: the Gathering's upcoming Throne of Eldraine set to release in standard this month, Magic Arena will be hosting an event to get everyone familiar with the new meta.