Dauntless throws its grenades to players

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Dauntless throws its grenades to players

Grenades are a time-honored way of reaching out and touching everyone within a given area of effect, because… well, that’s how they work. They blow up and they hurt everyone in a compact area. Dauntless has grenades just like that, and in fact has five different varieties of grenades so that players can try out a variety of ranged explosives...

Revelation Online has officially launched on Steam with free welcome packs

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Revelation Online has officially launched on Steam with free welcome packs

Happy Steam launch, Revelation Online! Yep, as promised, My.com has ported the free-to-play game to Valve’s popular platform all official-like as of today. And it’s not even using the early access tag. “Publisher My.com is proud to make its breathtaking massive multiplayer online role-playing game Revelation Online available on the Steam marketplace for new players to finally experience the award-winning...

The Stream Team: The search for Trove dragons continues

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The Stream Team: The search for Trove dragons continues

Boy oh boy are there lots of dragons Massively OP’s MJ needs to find in Trove. She still hasn’t found Luxion yet, and now there are two new ones added just today! And that’s on top of all the others still skulking about throughout the lands. Perhaps she should focus on one dragon at a time, finishing her search for...

Amazon Game Studios hires Christoph Hartmann as Vice President

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Amazon Game Studios hires Christoph Hartmann as Vice President

The first big release from Amazon Game Studios, Breakaway, was pretty unceremoniously killed earlier this year. That means that the future of the studio’s other games, like the anticipated New World, feels somewhat in doubt. So it’s good news that the announcement of Cristoph Hartmann joining the team as vice president of Amazon Game Studios includes an explicit namedrop of...

World of Warcraft opens up the Siege of Lordaeron

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World of Warcraft opens up the Siege of Lordaeron

So, to the surprise of absolutely no one, burning down an Alliance capital city did not actually demoralize anyone other than players and now the Horde is getting one of its cities attacked in World of Warcraft. Equally unsurprising to anyone who followed reveals about this, that means the Alliance is marching on Lordaeron, and players can take part in...

Hearthstone’s Boomsday Project expansion has launched – log in for your freebie card packs

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Hearthstone’s Boomsday Project expansion has launched – log in for your freebie card packs

Hearthstone’s Doomsday Project expansion is live today with its typical goofy scenario, this one revolving around World of Warcraft’s Netherstorm zone and a gobbo mad scientist enjoining players to crew his lab of “bleeding-edge scientists” for mischief and mayhem. What else? “No project is deemed too difficult (or too dangerous) for Dr. Boom and his colorful team of scientists, engineers,...

Gran Skrea might be the indie MMO gem you’ve been seeking

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Gran Skrea might be the indie MMO gem you’ve been seeking

Ever since launching on Steam early access back in June, the indie fantasy sandbox Gran Skrea Online has been doing its best to attract and keep players through a series of updates. These patches, the most recent of which was on July 28th, added a six-hour PvP protection window, housing object permanence, an auction house cap, a limit to jail fines,...

Black Desert and Ascent Infinite Realm publisher Kakao is investing in esports

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Black Desert and Ascent Infinite Realm publisher Kakao is investing in esports

Kakao is a massive South Korean company, and as most MMO fans reading blogs probably know, video games are just one element of that business spread. The company owns internet subsidiaries covering everything from chat programs and blogging to fashion and even an Uber clone. Its gaming sector, however, has been one of its most prosperous, having picked up over...

RuneScape Classic has gone dark, but you can relive its final moments

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RuneScape Classic has gone dark, but you can relive its final moments

Crowds of players turned out to mark the final hours of RuneScape Classic yesterday, celebrating the impact that this initial version of the popular free-to-play MMORPG had on their lives. RuneScape Classic — known back then as simply RuneScape — launched back in 2001. This version was overtaken in 2004 by the launch of a much improved RuneScape 2, but Jagex...