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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

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lotrlore
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July 2014
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September 2022
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MMOSide Chat - Loss In MMOs

What do you get when you combine hubris and showing off to your nephew and angry NPCs in EVE Online? Pride cometh before the fall.


The Elder Scrolls Online Stonethorn Launches on PC and Stadia August 24th

Announced this morning, the next DLC pack for The Elder Scrolls Online, title Stonethorn, will hit PC/Mac and Stadia on August 24th. Xbox One and PlayStation 4 fans will be waiting until September 1st to continue the story of the Dark Heart of Skyrim.


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The RPG Files: Ghost of Tsushima Review

Ghost of Tsushima is the latest exclusive for the PlayStation 4. Heavily inspired by samurai epics such as those from Akira Kurosawa, how does the latest game from Sucker Punch stack up?


Life Beyond Studio Darewise Entertainment Secures €3 Million In Seed Funding

Darewise Entertainment, the studio behind the survival MMO Life Beyond, has announced its secured another €3 million, or $3.4 Million USD, in seed funding, according to Gamesindustry.biz.


Amazon's MMO New World Delayed, Again, Now Coming Spring 2021

In a post today via Twitter, New World Studio Director Rich Lawrence announced that the upcoming MMO from Amazon Game Studios will be delayed, again, until Spring 2021.


Elder Scrolls Online: Stonethorn DLC Announced, Continues Dark Heart of Skyrim Storyline

Revealed today, ZeniMax Online Studios gave a first glimpse at the next DLC in its year-long Dark Heart of Skyrim storyline in The Elder Scrolls Online with Stonethorn.


Warframe Adds The Steel Path Available Now On PC,  Inaros Prime Access Begins July 14

Warframe players have a lot to look forward to, as Tennos can take the Steel Path on PC, as well as Inaros Prime Access hitting all platforms July 14th.


Final Fantasy XIV's Letter From The Producer Live Coming July 22

It's been a bit since thelast Live Letter, however fans of Final Fantasy XIV don't need to wait much longer as the next Letter From The Producer Live has been scheduled for July 22nd.


The Lord of the Rings Online's Latest Update Adds Some Much Needed QoL Features

The Lord of the Rings Online's Update 27.1 brings with it a much needed quality of life feature - assuming you're a VIP subscriber.


Steelrising, A New Game From Greedfall Developer Spiders, Is Set In The French Revolution

Greedfall studio Spiders is hard at work on their next game, Steelrising, which was revealed yesterday during Nacon Direct. The new game is an Action RPG set in the French Revolution for PC and next-gen consoles.


World of Warcraft Shadowlands Will Enter Beta Next Week

In their stream earlier this morning, World of Warcraft EP John Hight made the announcement that its upcoming Shadowlands expansion will enter beta next week.


Black Desert Adding Hashashin On Consoles July 22nd As Timed Console Exclusive

Black Desert recently revealed its Hashashin class coming to the Korean MMORPG, and now we know when. Xbox One and PS4 players can jump in as the Hashashin started on July 22nd as a timed console exclusive.


EVE Online Developer Cancels San Diego Event, Looks Ahead To 2021

In a blog post, EVE Online developer CCP Games has canceled its upcoming event in San Diego later this year, citing the current COVID-19 pandemic as the reason. This is only a few months after the canceled their premiere event, EVE Fanfest in Iceland earlier this year.


Black Desert Adds Awakenings To Mobile Version Of MMORPG

In a recent update, Black Desert Mobile has recevied the long-awaited Awakening system. This system allows for special class skills to enhance the overall power of the class a player is adventuring with.


Defiance and Defiance 2050 Event Horizon Event Running Now Through August 3rd

Defiance and Defiance 2050 are getting the Event Horizon event, running now through August 3rd.