Elder Scrolls Online’s Wolfhunter DLC has launched for consoles now too

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Elder Scrolls Online’s Wolfhunter DLC has launched for consoles now too

Console players, your wait is over: The Elder Scrolls Online’s Wolfhunter DLC has officially launched for you this week. As we noted when PC fans got the goods, the base patch rolls out to everyone freely, while the DLC comes with a fee, unless you’re subbed, in which case you can jump right in. Expect the werewolf-themed dungeon content in the DLC,...

Final Fantasy XIV outlines its 14-hour anniversary broadcast plans

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Final Fantasy XIV outlines its 14-hour anniversary broadcast plans

It’s another anniversary for Final Fantasy XIV, and that means many components to the annual anniversary celebration, including a 14-hour long broadcast starring Naoki Yoshida. The whole thing kicks off on August 31st at 11:00 p.m. EDT, followed immediately by an introduction of team members and the next Letter from the Producer LIVE stream covering the upcoming patch 4.4. From...

Project Genesis is a hybrid MMO shooter with a persistent world and blockchain currency

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Project Genesis is a hybrid MMO shooter with a persistent world and blockchain currency

So here’s a new acronym for ya: DSSGLAPVU, a “deep space survival game leveraging a persistent virtual universe.” It’s gotta hurt coming up with these just to avoid calling something an MMO, yeah? That’s the term 8 Circuit Studios is using for its hybrid MMO shooter Project Genesis and its “characters that live forever.” Also something something cryptocurrency. “8 Circuit...

Hyperspace Beacon: How BioWare could get SWTOR back on track

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Hyperspace Beacon: How BioWare could get SWTOR back on track

If you have yet to experience the conclusion to the traitor storyline from the latest story update to Star Wars: The Old Republic and you wish to remain unsullied by the twists and turns, then you will want to turn back now because we are going to be diving into spoiler territory here. Here we go… three… two… one… Darth...

Riot Games vows sweeping corporate culture changes in response to piles of sexism allegations

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Riot Games vows sweeping corporate culture changes in response to piles of sexism allegations

League of Legends studio Riot Games is in the news again, this time in relation to the ongoing sexism scandal going on within the company as exposed by a Kotaku reporter’s extensive research earlier in August. As Riot kept relatively quiet over the last few weeks, telling the community it was reflecting on and processing the allegations, more apalling accusations from...

Destiny 2’s 2.0 update paves the way for Destiny 2: Forsaken

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Destiny 2’s 2.0 update paves the way for Destiny 2: Forsaken

There’s no formatting wherein the Destiny 2 2.0 update doesn’t look kind of messy. Those numbers should not follow one another like that. But the important thing here is that it serves as the pre-patch for Destiny 2: Forsaken, so players can enjoy all of the system-wide updates for the game ahead of the actual expansion arriving. And oh boy,...

Path of Exile delves deep with this weekend’s content update

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Path of Exile delves deep with this weekend’s content update

Say farewell to your friends and family because this weekend you are going to be delving deep into Path of Exile — and you may never return. Content Update 3.4 is coming this weekend, bringing with it the new Delve challenge league. In this mode, players will descend through the infinite depths of the Azurite Mine while utilizing special light...

Perfect Ten: MMOs with the most needlessly obtuse stats

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Perfect Ten: MMOs with the most needlessly obtuse stats

One of my favorite reviewers of tabletop RPGs at one point opined that percentile systems were one of the best tabletop mechanics possible, simply because they’re so intuitive. You might not know the system backwards and forwards, but if you see a character has “Pick Locks 70%,” you know what that means immediately with no need to reference any other...

LOTRO opens back up its preview program while the digital card game hits early access

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LOTRO opens back up its preview program while the digital card game hits early access

A few Lord of the Rings Online tidbits for you today. First on the slate to discuss is the re-opening of the Palantir Private Preview Program (say that five times fast!). This is “an invitation-only consumer testing program similar to a Beta Program but much smaller in scope” Players who meet certain requirements can volunteer for the preview program, which...