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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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February 2024
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LotRO's Corsairs Of Umbar Crafting Guilds Have Arrived While Combe Preps For Its Forester Event, Again

The Lord of the Rings Online's Crafting Guilds have made it to its latest expansion, Corsairs of Umbar, in a patch this week. Meanwhile, the residents of Combe are prepping for its latest attempt at its Forester crafting event.


Victrix's Incredible Pro BFG Controller Getting An Xbox Version, Coming February 2024

Victrix, who makes some of the best headsets and controllers on the market right now, announced that their highly popular Pro BFG controller will be making the jump to Xbox in February next year.


EVE Vanguard Test Ended With Next Event For The FPS Module Planned For January

EVE Vanguard's First Strike Event ended this week, with the team at CCP Games thanking fans for taking part in the first of what will be many play tests on the road to a full FPS launch. We also have an idea as to when the next one should take place: January 2024.


Grand Theft Auto Online Adds New Chop Shop Business, Drift Races, And More In Latest Update

Grand Theft Auto Online's latest update adds a new illicit business, the Chop Shop, which allows players to better profit off the stolen vehicles they acquire across Los Santos. The new update also brings new races, robberies, and more to GTAV's online mode.


Fntastic Responds To The Day Before Turmoil: 'Sh*t Happens'

From the first, The Day Before always felt a bit like snake oil, and after its disastrous release and subsequent studio closure, Fntastic hasn't exactly been forthcoming about the debacle. A recent response to a clearly upset fan isn't helping things, either.


E3 Is Officially Dead, Bringing An End To One Of The Industry's Most Iconic Events

Well, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, is officially dead, according to the Electronic Software Association this morning. In a statement to The Washington Post, the ESA confirmed that the long running and iconic games industry event was forever canceled, ending years of trying to bring it back to life.


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Kinesis Advantage360 Ergonomic Split Mechanical Keyboard Review

It has been about five weeks since Bradford received the Kinesis Advantage360 Ergonomic Split Mechanical keyboard in for review, and while it's been a steep learning curve, using it has been quite the journey. Check out our thoughts in our full review.


EVE Online's Excel Add-On Is Featured At The Microsoft Excel World Championships

There is a joke that EVE Online is simply spreadsheets in space, so when EVE announced it was adding in an Excel add-on last year at Fanfest, the joke came full circle. The circle continued this past weekend as it was one of the sponsors of the Microsoft Excel World Championships in Las Vegas.


Warframe's Whispers In The Walls Launches On December 13th

Warframe's upcoming expansion, Whispers in the Walls, has a release date. The next chapter in the story crafted by Canadian studio Digital Extremes is coming on December 13th.


Sci-Fi Adventure RPG Exodus Revealed At The Game Awards With Matthew McConaughey Voicing A Role

Debuted during The Game Awards, Exodus from Archetype Studios is a new sci-fi action-adventure game featuring legendary actor Matthew McConaughey in his first video game role.


God of War Ragnarok Valhalla Is Coming As Free DLC To PS5 On December 12th

Announced during The Game Awards, God of War Ragnarok is getting a free DLC roguelike mode called Valhalla, which will be released next week for free.


Follow Along With The Game Awards 2023 With Us On Our Live Blog

The Game Awards 2023 is finally upon us, and we're following all the action with our (now it seems) traditional live blog. Join us for a night of awards, game trailers, and one epic flute guy.


Medieval Dynasty's Co-Op Mode Is Now Live With A Vast New Map

Medieval Dynasty, the survival life sim game set in the Medieval era, has finally launched its long-awaited co-op mode to close out 2023. With it is a new map, the Oxbow, for players to explore together.


Exclusive: EVE Vanguard First Strike Test Hands-On Preview: Boots On The Ground In New Eden

EVE Vanguard's First Strike test launches today, bringing the FPS module to EVE Online Omega subscribers. Bradford got a chance to go hands-on last week in a test to check out the latest iteration of an EVE Online shooter. It didn't disappoint.


Grand Theft Auto VI Offically Unveiled Early As Trailer Is Leaked

Rockstar was set to own the internet tomorrow as it debuted its first trailer for the long-awaited next chapter in the Grand Theft Auto series.