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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.

February 2018
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June 2021
Outriders Discusses Balancing, Next Patch, Known Issues

The most recent Dev News post from Outriders devs, People Can Fly, discusses balancing, the next patch, and known issues with the community.

City of Titans Community Update Is All About Houses and Bases

Housing is a feature many of us like to dabble with in our favorite MMOs. City of Titans, the Kickstarted superhero MMO, just shared their most recent community update which takes a look at houses and bases.

Here's What Happened During the Ashes of Creation Live Stream

Intrepid Studios held their most recent live stream for Ashes of Creation just this past Friday. If you happened to miss it, here are the highlights.

These Are the PvP Gear Changes Coming to WoW 9.1

Several PvP gear changes are incoming for World of Warcraft as part of Patch 9.1. The changes aren't necessarily straightforward in some respects, with changes making gear stronger overall and item scaling taking place.

NZXT Partners With Ubisoft for H510 Valhalla Case

We're fans of hardware here at MMORPG, especially PC cases. And it looks like NZXT has designed a case in partnership with Ubisoft with an Assassin's Creed Valhalla-themed case, the H510 Valhalla.

Black Desert Console Receives New Expansion, Transfer Deadline Looms

Black Desert received a new expansion on Xbox and PlayStation adding the Great Expedition conten and Sycraia Underwater Ruins to the Korean MMO. Read on for more.

The Dreamworld Situation Is Looking Like a Mess

Remember Dreamworld? It was the Kickstarter which promised, "the endgame, it's every genre, every game, every style, all wrapped into one." It looks like a lot of things have gone down in the intervening time.

Ashes of Creation Live Stream Today, Lead Designer Jeffrey Bard Leaves Intrepid Studios

Here's a quick PSA. Intrepid Studios is hosting their next live stream for Ashes of Creationu later today. If you're thinking of tuning in, here are the details you should know.

New Stunt Races Featured in GTA Online

There are plenty of new stunt races featured in GTA Online this week featuring sports cars, supercars, off-roaders, and more. Plus, here's the lowdown on the discounts this week.

Black Desert Online Heidel Ball Set for June 19

The second annual Heidel Ball is almost upon us as the event is slated to hit Black Desert Online on June 19. The ball is set to bring various coupons, surprises, updates, and more. If you're looking to attend, you might be interested in the following details.

It May Be A While Before Cyberpunk 2077 Is Back on PlayStation Store

If you've been waiting and wondering when you'll be able to buy Cyberpunk 2077 on the PlayStation Store, you'll kept waiting for longer. It turns out not even CD Projekt RED knows when their game will return to Sony's digital shelves.

Modders Restoring Unused Mass Effect Gay Romance Scenes

Romance is a huge part of any (good) BioWare game. With the recent release of Mass Effect Legendary Editions, new and old players alike are rekindling old flames, or starting new ones. However, one group of modders is digging a bit deeper.

Solasta: Crown of the Magister 1.0 Launches Today

Solasta: Crown of the Magister is exiting Early Access today with their Version 1.0 launch. Where can you buy it? How much will it cost? We've got the details.

Warhammer Vermintide 2 Chaos Wastes Hits Xbox Consoles June 3

News from the Warhammer universe points to Chaos Wastes, the expansion to Warhammer Vermintide 2, is releasing on Xbox consoles on June 3 as a free download. Here are the details and features arriving alongside this expansion.

Ember Sword Receives $2 Million in Investment Ahead of Today's Land Sale

It looks like Ember Sword has secured $2 million in investment from several investors just ahead of today's land sale. Here's the nitty gritty for you financially inclined.