My.com will publish Ashes of Creation in Europe and the CIS region

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My.com will publish Ashes of Creation in Europe and the CIS region

Ashes of Creation is barreling on toward its first real alpha, and along the way, it’s picking up a legit overseas publisher: My.com. Intrepid announced the deal early this morning in a press blast. “Publisher My.com is proud to announce a partnership with Intrepid Studios for its Global Publishing plans. In Europe and CIS, the studio will work together with...

The Stream Team: Returning to the Deathgarden

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The Stream Team: Returning to the Deathgarden

The free trial of DEATHGARDEN is still going, so Massively OP’s MJ is diving right back in for some more… well, death. Hopefully she can avoid the hunter a little better in the arena this time around, or perhaps she’ll try her hand at being the hunter! Join in live at 9:00 p.m. for more savagery amid the foliage. What:...

Shroud of the Avatar teases Polynesian cosmetics, example player-built dungeons

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Shroud of the Avatar teases Polynesian cosmetics, example player-built dungeons

Does Polynesian stuff make sense in Shroud of the Avatar? At this rate, may as well! The game’s latest newsletter shows off some of the new themed items so you can roleplay Moana in Britannia II. How far you’ll go! Portalarium’s other focus this week is continuing sneak peeks of its upcoming player-made dungeon system, which is due out by...

Western qualifiers for Blade & Soul’s $135K esports tourney are this weekend

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Western qualifiers for Blade & Soul’s $135K esports tourney are this weekend

Not many MMORPGs take a stab at true esports these days. There’s World of Warcraft, of course, but other titles, like Guild Wars 2, have long since given up. Not Blade & Soul, however. NCsoft has kept up B&S’s esports globally, and indeed, the 2018 season is soon coming to its explosive conclusion. “The Intel Blade & Soul Tournament 2018...

Project Gorgon goes from craps tables to speed D&D gambling

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Project Gorgon goes from craps tables to speed D&D gambling

Watching Project Gorgon’s development is almost as fun as actually playing the game, and with the game’s next patch meant to feature gambling heavily, that’s very prominent with the latest story from the game on Twitter. The developers were working hard on implementing a craps table into the game to serve as one of the gambling centerpieces, but they ran...

Worlds Adrift tests alliances on the new PTS, tackles update 27’s gear damage and PvE biomes

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Worlds Adrift tests alliances on the new PTS, tackles update 27’s gear damage and PvE biomes

Worlds Adrift’s public test server officially went live last week, the game’s weekly newsletter proclaims. “Enjoy the broken mess is a QA build,” Bossa writes, complete with cheeky emoji. “We copied Capulca’s state of the world, however, the characters didn’t copy correctly from all servers (some EU ones did, none of the US). We are working on trying to get...

The Repopulation untangles its core issues and works on a new patch

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The Repopulation untangles its core issues and works on a new patch

Do you still hold any hope for The Repopulation? There seemed to be a decided dip in interest for this sci-fi sandbox following its change in ownership a while back, but that doesn’t mean that the project is DOA. The current owners have been posting a semi-monthly newsletter on the site to inform the community of upcoming developments, such as...

Video essay examines the indie MMO nostalgia trend

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Video essay examines the indie MMO nostalgia trend

YouTuber The Hive Leader stirred up a lot of discussion this past weekend with a new video essay called “Nostalgia and Indie MMOs.” In it, he observes the current trend of indie projects to lean heavily upon nostalgia and past design in their construction and theorizes why this is happening. “Nostalgia has ruled over the past few years of TV...