Make My MMO: The Star Citizen lawsuit and Camelot’s weed (December 16, 2017)

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Make My MMO: The Star Citizen lawsuit and Camelot’s weed (December 16, 2017)

This week in MMO crowdfunding, eyebrows across the ‘verse rose as Crytek filed a lawsuit alleging that the studios behind Star Citizen and Squadron 42 were in violation of Crytek’s copyrights in regard to CryEngine. In a statement to Massively OP, however, CIG denied that it was still using CryEngine and said it planned to fight back. “This is a...

Guild Wars 2 shares how it built its Hall of Chains raid

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Guild Wars 2 shares how it built its Hall of Chains raid

If you’ve ever thought that creating MMO raids is easy, it would be educational to sit down with a developer and get a tall, cold glass of reality thrown into your face. Raids take meticulous planning and implementation, which is what the Guild Wars 2 team tries to share about the design of its recent Hall of Chains raid. Taking...

Night in the Woods director's cut out now, comes with two extra side stories

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Night in the Woods director's cut out now, comes with two extra side stories

Weird Autumn is story-driven adventure game Night in the Wood's version of a director's cut: it's a free update that adds new dialogue, extra activities and a couple of fresh faces to meet. It also ushers in two supplementary side stories, Longest Night and Lost Constellation, both standalone (if short) games in their own right. They were released on their own during Night in the Wood's development, but now they're integrated into the main game's world.

Massively OP’s Best of 2017 Awards: Best MMORPG PvP of 2017

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Massively OP’s Best of 2017 Awards: Best MMORPG PvP of 2017

Massively Overpowered’s end-of-the-year 2017 awards continue today with our award for Best MMORPG PvP, which was awarded to Black Desert and EVE Online in a tie last year, the first year we debuted this reader-proposed award. We’ve opted to include live, fully released MMORPGs launched in any year, as long as their 2017 PvP experience is what’s being judged. Don’t forget to cast...

Galactic Civilizations 3 update improves AI and slashes load times

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Galactic Civilizations 3 update improves AI and slashes load times

Galactic Civilizations 3, the sprawling 4X space strategy game, is more than two years old but it's still getting regular updates. In the summer it got an expansion, Crusade, with a new campaign, and in September the UI and economy improvements from Crusade were integrated into the base game. A new update out this week improves the AI, slashes load times, and fixes a host of annoying crashes crashes during the end game and multiplayer matches.

BioWare Testing Anthem in VR?

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BioWare Testing Anthem in VR?

One fan of the forthcoming action-RPG Anthem spies a potential VR booth for the game at a BioWare event, leading to speculation that the developer's testing the title in VR.

Mount Your Friends 3D is coming, avert your eyes!

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Mount Your Friends 3D is coming, avert your eyes!

The world’s premiere Simulated Sportslike Experience is returning, and this time it’s invading the third dimension. Marvel at preposterously pendulous dude-noodle once more, and navigate a heaving pile of beefy men to claim your throne atop the time-honored Mounting Goat. Yep, it’s silly, wobbly, physics-driven multiplayer favourite Mount Your Friends again, and now with an […]