The Stream Team: WildStar’s last hurrah

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The Stream Team: WildStar’s last hurrah

Remember how we were just checking the pulse of WildStar and got excited when we finally managed to see four other players? We knew that pulse was weak, and now we know the game hasn’t much longer to live. And since the studio is not giving a final closing date, Massively OP’s MJ is returning to Nexus for what could...

Revelation Online details dungeon difficulty revamp in upcoming New Sulan update

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Revelation Online details dungeon difficulty revamp in upcoming New Sulan update

Revelation Online’s upcoming New Sulan update is bringing some big changes to the game’s dungeon system, which will have its difficulty modes streamlined. With the streamlined difficulties, players will be able to enter normal dungeons up to 20 times per week, whereas higher-difficulty dungeons will be accessible only once or twice per day, depending on the dungeon in question. All...

Bless Online cracks down on bots, sketches out maintenance compensation plans

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Bless Online cracks down on bots, sketches out maintenance compensation plans

Neowiz is gunning for the bots in Bless Online. In fact, the studio says in its latest Steam update that it’s already cracked down on miscreants. “On August 30th, we completed a wave of removal, during which time numerous offenders were eliminated, and we don’t plan on stopping there,” the company announced. “We take these violations seriously, and will continue...

Massively Overthinking: Massively OP’s PAX West 2018 awards and poll

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Massively Overthinking: Massively OP’s PAX West 2018 awards and poll

Most of this year’s PAX West content is finally finished, and while we’re about to give MOP reporter Larry Everett a much-needed breather, we’ve got one more thing left to do first: roll out some awards. Besides, we can use some positivity after the day our genre had yesterday, am I right? Game of the Show: Rend Rend continues to...

Sea of Thieves’ Forsaken Shores trailer has landed with plenty of clues and spoilers

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Sea of Thieves’ Forsaken Shores trailer has landed with plenty of clues and spoilers

Rare delayed the release of its Sea of Thieves Forsaken Shores trailer yesterday in the wake of emergency maintenance and bugs, but it’s finally here now. “Fiery volcanoes, thundering earthquakes, a terrible tale and more await crews brave enough to venture to The Devil’s Roar,” Rare says, but it’s what the studio isn’t saying that has Reddit on fire. Gamers...

A eulogy for WildStar – a marvelous MMORPG and avoidable tragedy

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A eulogy for WildStar – a marvelous MMORPG and avoidable tragedy

Friends, readers, genre fans, lend me your eyes; I come to bury WildStar, not to praise it. But just like Marc Antony, I’m going to be doing a lot of the latter even as I do the former. It was just a short time ago that I took the bait and went on a lengthy rant about the history of...

Black Desert and The Division are both free to play this weekend on Steam

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Black Desert and The Division are both free to play this weekend on Steam

There was a time when it was rare to be able to try out an MMO without buying it, but these days the majority of the genre is free-to-play and there for you to try whenever. So games like Black Desert and The Division are outliers with a price tag preventing entry… except for this weekend. Both titles are offering...

PAX West 2018: Every mobile game should play like Elder Scrolls Blades

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PAX West 2018: Every mobile game should play like Elder Scrolls Blades

I don’t usually report on mobile games, but I do play quite a few of them. Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, Mario Run, and Pokemon Go currently sit on my phone. And I enjoy them to varying degrees. Pokemon Go is my current favorite. It’s not because there is awesome gameplay or innovative mechanics, but it does give me a reason...