Final Fantasy XIV offers up its trailer for Prelude in Violet

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Final Fantasy XIV offers up its trailer for Prelude in Violet

Be fairly warned that the trailer for Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.4, Prelude in Violet, will not answer all of your questions about the patch and what it contains. It will, in fact, leave you with as many questions as you had before, if not possibly adding more. But it will give you a glimpse at what’s coming next with...

Tencent suspends Arena of Valor CM following sexual harassment allegations

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Tencent suspends Arena of Valor CM following sexual harassment allegations

Good news! This story about sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior from a Tencent-owned company is not about Riot Games. It’s apparently separate! Wait, that isn’t good news, it’s actually worse. It’s probably a good thing that the company suspended global community manager Nick Zasowski following numerous accusations of sexual harassment, but it also speaks to the wide-ranging nature of the...

The Daily Grind: How do you handle frustrations in MMO group content?

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The Daily Grind: How do you handle frustrations in MMO group content?

I do my best to be a patient party member in group content, but I am not perfect. When we get to the point when the group is just not getting something, that’s when I get frustrated. And then I usually, well… go quiet. I don’t start yelling at my party members or anything, but I do tend to get...

EVE Online developer CCP Games bought by Black Desert Online studio Pearl Abyss

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EVE Online developer CCP Games bought by Black Desert Online studio Pearl Abyss

I bet that’s not a headline you expected to wake up to! EVE Online developer CCP Games confirmed this morning that it will soon be a wholly owned subsidiary of Pearl Abyss, the Korean developer and publisher of Black Desert Online. CCP Games is currently owned by a group of financial investors, who will eventually be selling their shares in the company...

Destiny 2 offers free loot while denying a moment of triumph

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Destiny 2 offers free loot while denying a moment of triumph

The latest expansion for Destiny 2 seems to have largely won back the crowd, but the latest news out of the game has been a bit of a good news and bad news scenario. Let’s start with the good news: Players can unlock a free version of the game’s soundtrack with two exclusive tracks by signing up for Bungie Rewards....

Age of Conan’s next progression server appears to be Saga of Blood

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Age of Conan’s next progression server appears to be Saga of Blood

At the very beginning of 2018, Funcom rolled out a big update for ten-year-old Age of Conan: a “saga” server, basically a temporary progression server of the type popular among older MMORPGs the last few years. While the Saga of Zath server came to its planned conclusion already, the studio was always clear that it wouldn’t be the only one,...

World of Warcraft begins first Battle for Azeroth Mythic Keystone and Rated PvP seasons, adds hotfixes

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World of Warcraft begins first Battle for Azeroth Mythic Keystone and Rated PvP seasons, adds hotfixes

Yesterday, World of Warcraft opened up Battle for Azeroth’s first raid, Uldir, but that’s not all that was included in yesterday’s patch. In addition to the raid, the patch also introduced world bosses who spawn throughout Zandalar and Kul Tiras. These fierce foes require a raid group to bring down, but players will be well rewarded for their troubles with...