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ShankTheTank

A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.

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ShankTheTank
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February 2018
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July 2021
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Caravan Stories NA Delayed For More Polish

In a tweet today, Caravan Stories NA announced that they will incur a delay to ensure a polished experience. No new date was provided.


Albion Online Celebrates Anniversary, Announces Player Rewards, Soundtrack

Albion Online, the sandbox MMO from Sandbox Interactive, is celebrating its second anniversary this week with a week-long Fame boost, in addition to gifts for all players.


Red Dead Online: Free Horse Care Package, New Clothing, Discounts on Stable Space, Horses and More This Week

If you're playing Red Dead Online this week, you will receive a free Horse Care Package, which includes a Horse Reviver, 2X Horse Medicine, 2X Horse Stimulants, and more useful items for your horse.


Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.01 Is Live

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 5.01 is now live, bringing the Eden raid to Shadowbringers.


Elder Scrolls Online Adventures: Revival, Intros, and Moving Forward

Hello and welcome! My name is Shank, and I’m the incoming News Editor here at MMORPG! I’d like to introduce you to a continuation of a weekly feature all about The Elder Scrolls Online!


MU ORIGIN 2 Content Update for Patch v1.3 Adds Guild Sacred Creature for Powerful Buffs

MU ORIGIN 2, the mobile MMORPG spin-off of Korean MMORPG MU Online from developer Webzen, received patch 1.3 today bringing with it the new Guild Sacred Creature.


Borderlands 3 Receives New Trailer, But No Crossplay At Launch

Borderlands 3 received a new trailer today dubbed, "So Happy Together." And yes, it totally features the song from The Turtles.


Ashes Of The Creation Update From Creative Director

Ashes of Creation's Creative Director, Steven Sharif, penned a letter with updates to the Kickstarter MMORPG from Intrepid Studios.


ATLAS Receiving Wild Pirate Encampments, Non Dedicated Mode, And More In New Update

In a new Captain's Log, Grapeshot Community Lead, Dollie, laid out a host of new features arriving in ATLAS in an upcoming update.


DC Universe Online Switch Version To Be Shown At Comic Con

In a press release, Daybreak Games announced that they will be showcasing DC Universe Online, the imminent MMO, for Nintendo Switch at San Diego Comic Con July 17-21.


Villagers and Heroes Releases All-New Expansion

Developer Mad Otter Games announced the latest expansion to their free to play MMORPG, Villagers and Heroes, is now live, via a press release today.


Anthem Pre-Cataclysm Event Is About To Begin

It appears that a new pre-Cataclysm event is about to begin in Anthem. A new countdown timer was noticed and posted on Reddit indicating a new event is on its way.


Red Dead Redemption 2 Soundtrack Available To Stream

The soundtrack from Rockstar's Red Dead Redemption 2 is now available to stream, according to GameReactor.


The Division Single-Player Discussion: Ubisoft Reacts

In a tweet thread by Tim Spencer, Level Director at TT Games, he espoused his love for The Division series of games while also proposing a single-player spinoff of sorts.


Fanmade MMOs Being Built From Original Fallout Games

The original Fallout games have inspired fans to build their own MMOs on a system called FOnline. As is usually the norm in PC modding, these projects are comprised of several groups of volunteers, modders, and developers, according to PCGamesN.