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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
See Seth From Closers In Action With These Exclusive Screenshots And GIFs

Seth is coming to to Closers with all her half-demon glory September 10th. And if you've been itching to see more of Seth as the days go by, you're in luck as En Masse have provided MMORPG with some exclusive screenshots and GIFs to share with y'all.

Ship of Heroes Takes Players On A Tour Of The Beta Club

Bathed in neon light, the team behind Ship of Heroes showed off the Beta Club in their latest walkthrough video.

Blizzard Opens Even More WoW: Classic Servers After Warning Of Overcrowding

Earlier MMORPG reported that Blizzard opened a new server to combat overcrowding on the Herod server in World of Warcraft: Classic. Blizzard has since opened even more servers in anticipation of its launch.

GM Week Blasts Into EVE Online

This week sees another event coming to capsuleers in New Eden. EVE Online is kicking off it's GM Week today with a "fun schedule" which will have Game Masters venturing to all corners of New Eden over the next few days.

Aion Shows Off The New Vandal Class

The team at Aion have teased the new Vandal class coming to the North American version of the MMO, but thanks to a new dev blog we have a bit more info about the latest class to hit on August 21.

Blizzard Provides Update On Overcrowded Realms in World of Warcraft: Classic

For players who are eagerly awaiting the release of World of Warcraft: Classic in a week, some players might be waiting even longer just to log in when it goes live. Blizzard, via a forum post, cautioned players who signed up for the Herod server that overcrowding could cause 10K player queues just to play in the World...of Warcraft.

After Days Of Counting Down, Gamigo Reveals Archeage Unchained

After days and days of counting down with tidbits of info being fed to eager players, Gamigo have finally revealed what the timer was all about. ArcheAge's developer revealed that Archeage Unchained will be releasing, this time with a buy-to-play model.

PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Will Get Crossplay - But Only For Console

Today at Gamescom, on the Microsoft stage, PUBG Corp dropped a bombshell for Xbox One - and PlayStation - users. PUBG console players will soon be able to play against each other as the platforms will be getting cross play.

The Lord of the Rings Online Nailed Moria's Sense Of Scale

On our recent Elder Scrolls Online livestream, myself and some buddies did a dungeon which took place in a massive underground building, almost cathedral-esque. Shank audibly said he could not get over the scale Zenimax Online Studios was able to create within the Vaults of Madness. I quickly responded saying nothing in gaming has compared to the first time I walked through the Doors of Durin and stepped foot inside Moria.

Streamers Don't Seem To Be Welcome On WoW Classic's PvP Servers

As the days wind down leading up to the launch of World of Warcraft Classic, the PvP community has essentially given a clear warning to anyone thinking of streaming the game: you're not welcome.

EVGA RTX 2070 Super XC Review

Nvidia's recent release of their Super versions of the RTX line-up has given gamers another choice to power their sessions. So how does the EVGA RTX 2070 Super XC stack up, especially compared to the more expensive Radeon VII as well as an AIB base 2070?

Pagan Online Impressions: Anya Is a Force To Be Reckoned With

In my first moments as the Blood Ritualist, Anya in Pagan Online, I knew I found the character I wanted to play from the get go. Deadly stylish and able to tackle large groups at range, how does this character, and Pagan Online on the whole, fare thus far?

Neverwinter: Uprising Out Now On PC, Due October 1 For Consoles

Neverwinter players, at least on PC, can dive headlong into the latest update to the Forgotten Realms themed MMORPG today. Uprising has hit PC, though console players will have to wait till October to get into the action.

LOTRO's Upcoming Race Changes Have Me Excited

This past week, Standing Stone Games announced some upcoming additions players can expect with The Lord of the Rings Online’s expansion due out later this year. Not only was a new race announced, Stout Axe Dwarves, but also announced is a much anticipated feature I’ve personally been waiting for since High Elves came out a few years ago: race changes.

Blizzard Opens Forum Thread To Connect With Old Friends For WoW Classic

If you've played World of Warcraft since its inception, chances are friends have come and gone along that journey. Now Blizzard is giving players a way to reconnect with old friends who might be interested in joining World of Warcraft Classic thanks to a new forum thread.