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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
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.

Everquest II's Update 111 Carnage in Kael Is Coming August 27th

Everquest II will be getting an update later this month, and with it comes a new mount, a new Fabled Zone and more.

No Man's Sky BEYOND Launch Trailer

No Man's Sky BEYOND brings with it new features such as expanded multiplayer, mounts, VR and more. Check out the latest gameplay trailer ahead of the August 14th launch.

EVE: Echoes - Mobile MMO - Gameplay Trailer

EVE: Echoes is a new iOS/Android version of New Eden from EVE Online. Set in an alternate video of New Eden, EVE: Echoes allows players to experience the full authentic experience of EVE Online, but on their mobile device. Coming to iOS/Android in 2019.

New Hero Seth Joins The Cast Of Closers

A new hero is coming to Closers, the popular Anime ARPG this September, and she's quite the brawler. Seth, "The Girl With Two Souls" is due to be playable on September 10th.

New PVP Map Coming to Guild Wars 2 August 13

PVPers in Guild Wars 2 will have something to look forward to for next week, as the MMORPG will be adding a new PVP map on August 13th.

EVE Online's "Skilling Spree" Challenges Capsuleers To Defeat NPCs As Fast As Possible

EVE Online's Season of SKills is ongoing, and with it comes challenges to test the skills of New Eden's Capsuleers.

Legends of Aria Hits Steam Early Access Today With Sale, Gift For Backers

Legends of Aria finally hits Steam today in Early Access, and with it comes the much anticipated PVP changes. Loyal backers can also expect a surprise thank you from the Aria developers - a full month free sub time.

The Grind Exemplifies The Best In MMO And FGC Players

There is one phenomenon in gaming that exemplifies the dedication and love players have for their games like no other: the Grind. And that love of the grind is one of the major aspects connecting the MMO community with the FGC.

Astellia Is Giving Away A Razer Blade 15 Laptop To One Lucky Adventurer

Upcoming MMO Astellia is hosting a closed beta test soon and they are raising the stakes for those who want to join in the fun. And they are making it really easy to actually join the competition - simply play the closed beta test and you're in the running for a sweet new Razer Blade 15 laptop.

Ninja Leaving Twitch For Exclusive Mixer Partnership

Prolific gamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins has announced he's leaving Twitch for Microsoft's Mixer streaming platform.