The Game Archaeologist: Harry Potter Online

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The Game Archaeologist: Harry Potter Online

If all goes well, later this year we will finally be treated to an actual Harry Potter MMORPG in the form of Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. While that will be a mobile ARG in the vein of Pokemon Go, it will still be a big step into the online space that MMO fans have been craving for nearly two decades...

Jukebox Heroes: Vanguard Saga of Heroes’ soundtrack

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Jukebox Heroes: Vanguard Saga of Heroes’ soundtrack

It may be hard to believe, but it has already been about four years since SOE decided to close down the troubled yet cult favorite Vanguard: Saga of Heroes. On July 31, 2014, the game world went dark, and many players found themselves saying farewell to Telon for good. While I was not a regular player of Vanguard, I did...

The Stream Team: Checking out another ARK: Aberration cave

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The Stream Team: Checking out another ARK: Aberration cave

There’s another cave on ARK’s Aberration server that Massively OP’s MJ has never explored. This must be rectified immediately! She has gathered a group to dive into the depths of this cavern to find out what secrets it hides. Join us at 12:00 p.m. for this latest spelunking adventure. What: ARK: Aberration Who: MJ Guthrie When: 12:00 p.m. EDT on...

WRUP: I overslept and my office is filled with firewood edition

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WRUP: I overslept and my office is filled with firewood edition

Ah, Saturday, you noble day when I basically forget about time. Nothing I have to do today. Nothing much, anyway. I should check out the comments to What Are You Playing when I get up. What did I do for What Are You Playing this week, anyhow? What sort of joke did I… Oh no. No, no, no, all right,...

The Daily Grind: What was the most disappointing MMO expansion of all time?

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The Daily Grind: What was the most disappointing MMO expansion of all time?

Best and worst, top and bottom: It’s fun to discuss video game in absolute extremes (at times). And I’ll bet that a lot of us only really remember the most excellent MMORPG expansions and the most disappointing ones. So let’s grouse today and dredge up past heartaches. What what, to you, the most disappointing MMO expansion of all time? A...

EverQuest activates XP bonus weekend as an apology

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EverQuest activates XP bonus weekend as an apology

Get ready to level your butts off, because EverQuest is tossing a surprise bonus weekend to players for this week’s unexpected downtime. From now through the end of Sunday, all servers have activated a 25% bonus XP boon that should help everyone made up the lost time. “On Wednesday, our live server patch was met with a number of issues...

Old School RuneScape starts mobile beta testing

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Old School RuneScape starts mobile beta testing

The first wave of invites have been sent out for Old School RuneScape’s mobile closed beta, and the test has begun. While both versions of RuneScape will eventually come to mobile, it’s the 2007-era Old School RuneScape that is going to launch first. With 5,431 players invited into the CBT, it’s good to see movement on this front. Jagex said...

ArcheAge creator Jake Song talks about his return to the game

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ArcheAge creator Jake Song talks about his return to the game

ArcheAge’s recent update is called Legends Return, a title that works on a couple of levels when you consider that the game’s creator, Jake Song, came back to give the title some personal attention after working on other projects. He is now the executive producer on the game, and as such, he sat down for a Q&A video to talk...