The Daily Grind: How do you handle MMO alts when new content releases?

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The Daily Grind: How do you handle MMO alts when new content releases?

For those of you who only play one and just one character in any given MMO, today’s discussion is probably not for you. But for the rest of us who nurture and engage with a flock of alts, it can be a challenge when new content — whether it be a story scenario, update, or expansion — lands on the...

Global Chat: Everybody’s burning up about that Sylvanas thing

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Global Chat: Everybody’s burning up about that Sylvanas thing

Yes, just about every MMO blogger was sharing heated opinions about last week’s World of WarCraft WarCrime. “It’s such a sad event and I’m particularly mad at Blizzard at the way they chose to write this,” wrote Aeternus. Moonshine Manor was equally appalled, saying that she was “not sad at the story, but at having to mourn my fandom.” “The storyline...

Sea of Thieves players push back against the ruthless PvP culture

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Sea of Thieves players push back against the ruthless PvP culture

If there’s anything that Sea of Thieves is known for months after its spring launch, it’s for the culture of cutthroat PvP that wages nonstop in this pirate game. While Rare may be pleased with that, some players are sick and tired of the endless ganking — and they’re doing something about it. Polygon reports that it is seeing an increased...

Wild Buster is back as Champions of Titan under a new publisher

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Wild Buster is back as Champions of Titan under a new publisher

Remember Wild Buster? Back in February, Valve booted its publisher, Insel Games, off Steam, accusing it of review manipulation after a dev leaked a damning letter from the company boss seemingly coercing employees to buy and review the game on the platform. At the time, Insel Games denied wrongdoing, but the loss of Steam clearly hurt; it resurfaced this past...

The Walking Dead: Our World designed its AR game with MMOs in mind

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The Walking Dead: Our World designed its AR game with MMOs in mind

Are we, as a culture, at full Walking Dead saturation yet? Probably been there for years, honestly, but it is astounding how many video games this franchise has pumped out so far. There are so many, in fact, that it might be easy to overlook one or two — such as the Pokemon Go-style alternate reality game that’s not afraid...

TERA takes to the air with the Guardians of the Sky update

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TERA takes to the air with the Guardians of the Sky update

Being on the ground is boring when you could instead be in the air, so it’s a good thing that TERA’s latest update lets you do exactly that. The Guardians of the Sky update adds in new airborne Guardian Legion missions, so if you want to soar through the air whilst taking on challenges, you’ll have the option! There are...

Blade & Soul patches in the Frozen Firing Range event dungeon, new cosmetics, and PvP matchmaking tweak

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Blade & Soul patches in the Frozen Firing Range event dungeon, new cosmetics, and PvP matchmaking tweak

Live this week in Blade & Soul is… swimsuits. But seriously, what’s the obsession with bathing suits in MMORPGs? We cannot fight in bikinis and board shorts folks. I don’t get the obsession, but regardless, new summer cosmetics are indeed available thanks to today’s patch, which brings with it the Frozen Firing Range event dungeon, returning for another season and...

The Stream Team: Is Bless better at higher levels?

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The Stream Team: Is Bless better at higher levels?

Massively OP’s MJ had a hard time getting into Bless at the beginning, but she wonders if it might get better in the higher levels. Why not test that theory out? She’s diving back in to explore the world a bit further along in the game. If you want to get a taste of life at level 45, tune in...