Massively Overthinking: Our favorite MMORPG articles of 2017

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Massively Overthinking: Our favorite MMORPG articles of 2017

For this week’s Massively Overthinking, I’ve asked the writers to do something most of them hate: brag! We’ve tried to isolate our favorite personal work from the year and talk about why we think it matters, then identify our favorite work from somebody else on the site this year and do the same. I always tell them it’s easy, but...

Dungeon & Fighter: Spirit shuts down in South Korea

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Dungeon & Fighter: Spirit shuts down in South Korea

Once one of the up-and-coming mobile MMOs on the scene, Dungeon & Fighter: Spirit is ending its short-lived run in South Korea. The action MMO, which is a spin-off of Dungeon & Fighter (or Dungeon Fighter Online, if you’re nasty), was developed by Nexon and Tencent and had plans to release globally in 2017. Instead, MMO Culture is reporting that...

RIFT course-corrects on $100 mount pack while Trion gets into the holiday spirit

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RIFT course-corrects on $100 mount pack while Trion gets into the holiday spirit

Well, that didn’t last long. RIFT has already yanked its controversial $100 random mount packs from the game store following strong opposition from the community. “We put a tremendous amount out for the holiday season. As always, we follow player feedback and LISTEN. We’re also pretty agile, so when the resounding feedback on the Orphiel’s Mount Crate came in, we...

The Oxenfree people are making Afterparty, an adventure game about outdrinking Satan

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The Oxenfree people are making Afterparty, an adventure game about outdrinking Satan

Oxenfree was an absurdly nifty take on the classic adventure game formula that took teen drama, snappy dialog, and paranormal shenanigans, and threw it all into a stylish blender. Developers Night School Studio have something equally inventive in store for their follow-up: Afterparty is a colorful adventure about college kids getting drunk in capital-H Hell.

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As the developers tell IGN, the game starts when best buds Lola and Milo suddenly die together and find themselves stuck in an eternal line to Hell, confused about what they did to deserve a place in the underworld. So they do the only thing they can in the situation - go a massive Hell-bound pub crawl with the goal of eventually beating Satan in a drinking contest and earning their way out.