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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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January 2021
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EVE Online's Wild Changes The Last Few Days Have Got Me Hooked Again

There are so many unknowns in EVE Online right now thanks to the events of the last few days. What do all the gate fluctuations mean long term for New Eden? How will capsuleers recover and regroup with the formation of TrigSec, or T-Space? Bradford dives into why he feels more excited than ever to undock and fly in EVE Online.


MMOSide Chat - Which MMO Would You Love To See Get A Remake or Remaster?

Remasters and Refreshes are all the rage in the games industry. Classic games throughout the last console generation have been given remasters or simple a refresh, modernizing the visuals and sometimes gameplay of older games to make them shiny and new in a different time. But MMOs typically don't see this - but what if they could?


Genshin Impact Makes Back Entire Dev Budget In Two Weeks

Genshin Impact has taken the gaming community by storm these last two weeks, and as a result of that massive popularity, the team at miHoYo has reportedly earned back its development budget, per a report by PC Gamer.


Dungeons & Dragons Online's Latest Expansion, Fables of the Feywild, Available For Pre-Purchase

The upcoming expansion to Standing Stone Games' Dungeons and Dragons Online, Fables of the Feywild, is now available for pre-purchase on the SSG website. The expansion comes with three editions, which is becoming standard for Standing Stone Games to do, including a base version all the way up to the Ultimate Fan bundle.


Spellbreak Is Launching Its First Seasonal Content Update

Proletariat's recently releasedd spell-slinging battle roayle, Spellbreak, is getting its first content release. Titled Prologue: The Gathering Storm, the new update brings with it weekly quests, talents and an all new Clash mode.


World of Warcraft: Shadowlands Collector's Edition Unboxing

Join Robin as she uboxes the Collector's Edition of the upcoming World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.


EVE Online - Stargate Fears Grow As Triglavians Send Ominous Message To Players

Capsuleers are at the tail end of the Triglavian Collective's invasion of New Eden in EVE Online, and capsuleers might have more things to worry about thanks to signs that the universe's stargate network might be less than stable.


Blizzard Woes, Baldur's Gate Goes (Live) | Top 5 Articles This Week - October 5th - 9th

Got a hot 5 to catch up on this week's news? For our Top 5 Articles this week we've seen some fantastic releases, a studio closure, and the largest battle to hit the MMO stage, in the history of gaming.


EVE Online Players Break Records With Largest PVP Battle In Gaming History

Earlier this week a major battle in World War Bee 2, the ongoing player war in EVE Online, ravaged the FWST-8 system. Attacking a Keepstar that PAPI was trying to establish, Imperium and Goonswarm prevented this from happening in what ended up being the largest battle in MMO, and video game, history.


Bless Unleashed's Head Start Access Makes Its Way To PlayStation 4 Today

For players on PlayStation eager to hop into Namco's MMORPG, Bless Unleashed, head start access has come your way. A full 14 days before the official release on October 22nd, players can hop into Bless Unleashed today, assuming you shelled out for the Ultimate Founder's Pack.


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Star Wars Squadrons Review - Not So MMO

Star Wars: Squadrons gives vibes of the 90s' X-Wing vs TIE Fighter. But is the wave of nostalgia enough to overcome some of Squadrons' faults? Here's our review of the recently released starfighting sim.


New Test Server Update For LOTRO Brings Scaleable Missions

The Lord of the Rings Online's test server is running again, and this time will allow players to test out new, scaleable missions. Additionally, the multi-tiered raid for The War of Three Peaks brings the fourth tier to the test server.


Star Wars: Squadrons Will Not Have Any Post-Launch Content

It seems EA has learned its lesson from Battlefront II - at least at face value. In an interview with UploadVR, Motive's creative Director has stated that Star Wars: Squadrons isn't trying "treat the game as a live service."


World of Warcraft: Shadowlands' Team Gives Development Update For October; Details Conduit, Maw Changes

In a new post on the Blizzard forums, the World of Warcraft developer detailed some of the changes players can expect to see with the Conduit system in the next build of Shadowlands.


Ghost of Tsushima's Co-Op Mode Coming Mid-October; New Game+ Out Same Day

Ghost of Tsushima's long-awaited co-op mode, called Legends, will be out on October 16th, alongside a shiny New Game+ mode, per the PlayStation blog.