Wargaming cracks down on fansites with EULA changes

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Wargaming cracks down on fansites with EULA changes

Stealthy changes to Wargaming’s North American end user license agreement has some of its games’ fansites worried that the company may be overstepping its bounds and attempting to censor content that it does not like. Fansites are now told not to post anything that is “disparaging” toward Wargaming, including articles that may damage the reputation of the studio and its...

Hi-Rez launches standalone F2P game Realm Royale, a mix of ‘open-world PvP MMO and your favorite hero shooter’

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Hi-Rez launches standalone F2P game Realm Royale, a mix of ‘open-world PvP MMO and your favorite hero shooter’

Welp, you can’t accuse Hi-Rez of not chasing trends: Not only is it introducing a battle royale mode to SMITE, but it’s actually just launched a standalone free-to-play battle royale game into Steam early access today. It’s called Realm Royale, and the company is calling it the “first 100-person fantasy Battle Royale” title. You might remember it from its previous...

Destiny 2’s Forsaken and year two reveal stream kicks off at noon

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Destiny 2’s Forsaken and year two reveal stream kicks off at noon

If you’re still playing Destiny 2, you’re going to want to catch Bungie’s reveal livestream today. The studio has promised it’ll dish on the game’s second year; we’re already expecting a return to The Reef in the fall expansion, now titled Forsaken. The roadmap suggests big changes for gear collections, weapons, and gameplay modes too. The stream may even give...

E3 2018: Fallout 76 takes over the L.A. skyline

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E3 2018: Fallout 76 takes over the L.A. skyline

If you’re heading to E3 in Los Angeles next week, it is going to be quite difficult indeed to avoid any thoughts of Bethesda’s new Fallout 76. It could be because there is so much excitement swelling about this new entry in the post-apocalyptic franchise. It might be due to the rumors that the game will be an MMO of...

Apple’s OpenGL deprecation could spell trouble for some MMOs on Mac

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Apple’s OpenGL deprecation could spell trouble for some MMOs on Mac

Get all the “haha people game on Macs?” out of your system right off the bat because this one isn’t funny. MOP tipster Apparition pointed us to a GamingOnLinux thread yesterday in which Linux and Mac gamers worry over Apple’s recent decision to deprecate OpenGL as of the next macOS release. OpenGL is basically a programming interface for graphics rendering,...

Bless Online buffs Rangers, nerfs Guardians and Mages, and plans targeting changes

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Bless Online buffs Rangers, nerfs Guardians and Mages, and plans targeting changes

Neowiz is moving fast to patch away some of the doom from Bless Online after its messy early access soft launch last week. The next update, currently on the test server, tweaks quest experience for some quests, reduces Ranger cooldowns, adjusts the chain bonus, tweaks Peninsular War scoring, and reduces overland mob hitpoints. Mages and Guardians will face down modest...

Guild Wars 2 runs a deadly bonus World vs. World week

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Guild Wars 2 runs a deadly bonus World vs. World week

The weeklong bonus for World vs. World content in Guild Wars 2 starts on June 8th, and it’s all about high risk and high reward. Until June 15th, players will earn 25% more track progress, enjoy an extra 50% magic find, and gain double the WXP. The catch? The downed state is gone. Yes, you read that right. No downed...

Champions Online puts subscription switch on hold in light of player disapproval

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Champions Online puts subscription switch on hold in light of player disapproval

So, as we reported Friday, Champions Online was on deck to lose its subscriptions just like Star Trek Online. Except that as many, many players pointed out on the forums with varying degrees of politeness, the difference is that at the level cap in STO, you don’t really need a subscription any longer. CO has those wonderful freeform character slots, and...