One Shots: Sunspears attack!

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One Shots: Sunspears attack!

Which MMO has aged the best in terms of its graphics? While some games have enjoyed the benefits of visual upgrades, I have to tip my hat to the original art design of Guild Wars. It may have some rough spots, but by and large, it’s still beautiful today. And interesting to explore in 2018, apparently! Miol sent this one...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO shutdown surprised you the least?

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The Daily Grind: Which MMO shutdown surprised you the least?

The sudden announcement on Friday that Just Survive was being shuttered wasn’t exactly welcome, but it also wasn’t surprising either. Splitting the games always seemed like it meant a death knell for the title; it just took a little while longer for it to actually happen. And that’s had me thinking about games whose shutdowns may have been unexpected but...

The Stream Team: Excited for Warframe’s Revenant

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The Stream Team: Excited for Warframe’s Revenant

Massively OP’s MJ is notoriously attached to her Frost Prime Frame, but she has ventured out of that comfort zone and found a couple of others she plays. Now Warframe is introducing Revenant, and its powers of enthralling minions has definitely caught her attention. She wants to be able to captivate her foes and get them to work for instead...

Make My MMO: Dual Universe’s EVE Online inspiration, Ashes of Creation’s publisher, and Star Citizen’s free-fly (August 25, 2018)

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Make My MMO: Dual Universe’s EVE Online inspiration, Ashes of Creation’s publisher, and Star Citizen’s free-fly (August 25, 2018)

This week week in MMO crowdfunding, Dual Universe was among the handful of in-development MMORPGs that brought the goods to Gamescom; in one of several interviews trickling out of the con now, Novaquark’s JC Baillie shows off the game and even fields a question comparing the game to EVE Online. “There are some things in EVE that we really like,” he explains....

The Stream Team: Back to baking in ARK’s Scorched Earth sun

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The Stream Team: Back to baking in ARK’s Scorched Earth sun

After wandering around the ARK’s Scorched Earth, Massively OP’s MJ feels she hadn’t given the desert a fair shake. There looks to be some fun adventure, and there is definitely some interesting things to build, And who doesn’t like flying on a giant moth? So she’s back to baking in the sun where summer never ends. Tune in live at...

Gamescom 2018: Torchlight Frontiers’ demo sparks interested queries

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Gamescom 2018: Torchlight Frontiers’ demo sparks interested queries

The team at Echtra Games certainly has its hands full with showing off Torchlight Frontiers at Gamescom and fielding countless questions from fans and the media. There have been so many topics broached, in fact, that the team has written down a list of them to serve as fodder for future blog posts. Our favorite? “How are you going to...

WRUP: The four ways to impress a girl edition

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WRUP: The four ways to impress a girl edition

Pour boiling tungsten on her car: According to Wikipedia, tungsten has a melting point of 6192 °F. That is very hot, and probably will be difficult to contain in any sort of container. Its boiling point is even hotter, at 10706 °F. Still, if you can pour a vat of boiling tungsten onto her car, aside from causing massive damage to the...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO gives you the best choices for character growth?

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The Daily Grind: Which MMO gives you the best choices for character growth?

Between the talent panel and the new Heart of Azeroth interface, World of Warcraft’s dev team certainly has embraced the concept of streamlined “interesting choices” when it comes to building characters. It’s not the worst idea, to give players a choice between two or more attractive options for character growth and forcing them to pick just one. But it is...