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lotrlore

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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April 2020
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The Elder Scrolls Online Harrowstorm Impressions

Bradford spent some time with the new Harrowstorm update recently. From performance improvements to new dungeon mechanics, here are his impressions of The Elder Scrolls Online's latest update.


Electronic Arts Pulls From GDC Over Fears Of Coronavirus

Electronic Arts is the latest company to pull their attendance at a major gaming conference, this time the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco next month. This is due to fears over the spread of the coronavirus.


The Elder Scrolls Online - Harrowstorm Gameplay Trailer

Today, ZeniMax Online Studios have released a new gameplay trailer for their latest DLC for The Elder Scrolls Online, Harrowstorm.


Pearl Abyss Talks MMO Market In New Interview

In a new interview with Gamesindustry.biz, Pearl Abyss America's CEO Jeonghee Jin spoke about how the MMO markets are diverging.


Blue Protocol Will Be Free-to-Play According To New Stream

Bandai Namco has made known via a new stream that their upcoming MMORPG, Blue Protocol, will be free-to-play, though it will still have microtransactions.


Population Zero Coming to PC In May

Population Zero, the upcoming survival MMO from Enplex Games, have announced that they are bringing their new game to PC this coming May. Hitting digital shelves May 5th, Enplex also announced that the studio has shifted to a buy-to-play model with this release.


Square Enix Follows Sony, Partially Pulls PAX East Festivities Due To Coronavirus Fears

In a update on Lodestone today, Square Enix announced that they would be cancelling the attendance of staff going to the Penny Arcade Expo in Boston next week due to fears over the coronavirus.


Population Zero Interview: Dungeons, Survival, World, and More

We recently had the opportunity to interview Enplex Games for their upcoming title, Population Zero. Our conversation spanned a number of topics including F2P, player population, the survival genre, dungeons, and more.


Cross-Play Coming To Black Desert On PlayStation 4 And Xbox One

Console players might see a boost in player count in Black Desert as Pearl Abyss announced today that cross-play support is coming to the console versions March 4th.


Sony Pulls Its Presence From PAX East Next Weekend Due To Coronavirus Concerns

In a post on the PlayStation blog, Sony announced it has cancelled its plans to attend the upcoming Penny Arcade Expo (PAX East) in Boston next weekend. Citing concerns over the coronavirus, Sony will no longer be showcasing its upcoming titles at the convention.


Eden Falling Clarifies Its Funding As Investor Rep Disputes Reports

In a report by MassivelyOP today, Razor Edge Games has clarified reports about the studio's recent funding of Eden Falling.


CCP Games Confirms Project Nova Cancellation

For those who have been looking to scratch that Dust 514 itch, there might be some bad news for you. CCP confirmed via a Reddit post that their upcoming successor Project Nova is now officially cancelled.


Tab Targeting Or Action Targeting - An Age Old Question

In the MMORPG world, there are many factors that go into making a great MMO experience. Combat specifically is one of them, with many MMOs of yesteryear opting for tab-targeting. However, in recent years many MMOs have come onto the market with a more active combat style. Do MMOs need to go back to the age-old tab-targeting, or should we embrace the new future of active targeting in our games moving forward?


Saga of Lucimia Talks Business Models In New YouTube Video

In a new YouTube video posted by the Saga of Lucimia team, the developers behind the upcoming MMORPG break down their thoughts on MMO business models - specifically subscriptions and cash shops as they currently exist.


Planetside 2 Escalation Looks To Build On 7 Years Of  The Experience - Interview With Rogue Planet Games

Planetside 2 is gearing up for one of its more ambitious updates yet when its escalation update hits PC on the 26th of February. Bradford had a chance to sit down with Executive Producer Andy Sites and Wrel from Rogue Planet Games to talk the longevity of the Planetside franchise as well as how Escalation looks to the past, present and future of Planetside.