RIFT players datamine changes to the Prime XP curve and new item packs

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RIFT players datamine changes to the Prime XP curve and new item packs

The fine souls at the Ghar Station has once again turned to the latest RIFT patch to mine out relevant information, and the results are now visible for all to see! Curious about how experience-to-level rates are changing? There’s a chart for that, and it’s a useful one, since the reduction isn’t uniform; higher levels have a bigger overall reduction....

Lost Ark enters ‘final’ closed beta in South Korea with new class trailers

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Lost Ark enters ‘final’ closed beta in South Korea with new class trailers

Hey, remember back in 2014 when Smilegate first announced MMOARPG Lost Ark? It’s been a long time. As I’ve written before, I was positively smitten with the gorgeous next-gen Diablo clone (and its NCsoft counterpart, Lineage Eternal) way back then. But it’s been pretty much nothing but delays and testing and restarts and more delays and testing in the ensuing four...

PlayStation 4 heads into the end of its life cycle, making console MMOs nervous

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PlayStation 4 heads into the end of its life cycle, making console MMOs nervous

No console lives forever, although it seems like the more recent generations have enjoyed lengthy runs. Sony delivered some disconcerting news to fans this week as it said that the PlayStation 4, which debuted back in 2013, is now heading into the end of its life cycle as hardware sales decrease. This doesn’t mean that the console is going to...

The Stream Team: Springing into LOTRO’s Spring festival encore

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The Stream Team: Springing into LOTRO’s Spring festival encore

Spring has resprung! The spring festival has returned to LOTRO for an encore, which means Massively OP’s MJ can participate! She’ll be running the maze rescuing elves, shushing tweens, and downing ales. The question is, will she find her way out? Tune in live at 6:00 p.m. to see if she gets lost. What: Lord of the Rings Online Who:...

Guild Wars 2 posts small patch, plans Classic Guild Wars retrospective Q&A

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Guild Wars 2 posts small patch, plans Classic Guild Wars retrospective Q&A

Guild Wars 2’s patch this week isn’t a whopper like the balancing patch, but it does fix the nasty event bug in Bugtide Coast that plagued MJ and me during our last stream! You can also now sit on benches in the PvP lobby, and a bunch of classes got tweaks – including the Mesmer, which was finally nerfed in...

With 17M registered players, Trion’s voxelbox Trove launches in Japan

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With 17M registered players, Trion’s voxelbox Trove launches in Japan

Trion Worlds is in an expansionist mood of late. Earlier this week, we learned Atlas Reactor was porting to Steam in China. Today, the MMO studio announced it has launched Trove in Japan as a free-to-play title on the PlayStation 4. “Trion Worlds is proud to announce that Trove, its hit voxel MMO game, has released in Japan. Published in...

Defiance 2050 beefs up its valor program with better rewards

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Defiance 2050 beefs up its valor program with better rewards

Looking to get a head start in your adventures through Defiance 2050? While the reboot of Trion Worlds’ sci-fi shooter isn’t yet here, you can stock up on cosmetics and other rewards by playing Defiance right now. This is thanks to the studio’s valor program which allows players to earn points through current gameplay that will be transferred to the...