Lawsuit continues against Trion Worlds and ArcheAge’s 10% discount snafu

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Lawsuit continues against Trion Worlds and ArcheAge’s 10% discount snafu

Three years in, a player-led lawsuit against Trion Worlds concerning false advertising and lockboxes in ArcheAge continues to bounce around the California court system. The suit, filed back in 2015 by Aaron Van Fleet, Paul Ovberg and James Longfield, alleged that Trion violated consumer laws, falsely advertised a 10% founder perk discount for its cash shop, and went against California...

The Culling 2 has been canceled as devs agree it was ‘not a game that you asked for’ and return to work on The Culling

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The Culling 2 has been canceled as devs agree it was ‘not a game that you asked for’ and return to work on The Culling

Earlier this week, we covered the shaky launch of Xaviant Games’ The Culling 2, a battle royale title that was billed as a new-and-improved sequel to The Culling. The game wasn’t received well on Steam; there appeared to be almost no players actually playing, reviews were nearing rock bottom, and players of the original game were rioting over their belief that Xaviant...

Elder Scrolls Online’s Wolfhunter boasts a hunting grounds dungeon that’s fantastically creepy

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Elder Scrolls Online’s Wolfhunter boasts a hunting grounds dungeon that’s fantastically creepy

The Elder Scrolls Online is really upping its creepy factor in Wolfhunter, if its latest preview of Hircine’s Hunting Grounds is any indication. (Seriously, the new pics of the monstrously huge and ghostly Hircine are nightmarish. In a good way.) ZeniMax has deep-dived one of the DLC’s “dungeons,” March of Sacrifices, in a new dev blog today, and “dungeon” is...

DC Universe Online adds the Teen Titans storyline Judas Contract today

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DC Universe Online adds the Teen Titans storyline Judas Contract today

It’s time for a new story in DC Universe Online, and this time the game is taking a spin with one of the universe’s more popular teams with the Teen Titans. Since Cyborg is leaving the Titans to work with the Justice League full-time, there’s a hole in the Titan roster. Players of the heroic persuasion are eligible, and players...

Perfect Ten: Endless dungeons in MMOs

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Perfect Ten: Endless dungeons in MMOs

Most MMO dungeons are normal songs. You start out and you have a pretty clear picture of the beginning, middle, and end; they don’t really change up much. But the endless dungeon is like improvisational jazz. Sure, there’s a beginning and often a fairly reliable end, but the space in the middle can be filled with all sorts of things....

Dungeons and Dragons Online tells tales of the White Plume Mountain

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Dungeons and Dragons Online tells tales of the White Plume Mountain

Whether you’re chaotic evil or lawful good, there is always more adventure ahead of you in Dungeons and Dragons Online! Game Update 39 has gone live for the long-running MMO, adding an adventure pack that takes players through a variety of dungeons around the White Plume Mountain. The adventure pack “includes five new dungeons, including the classic module White Plume...

Ubisoft believes The Crew 2 is performing as well as The Crew – ‘its digital performance is outperforming’

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Ubisoft believes The Crew 2 is performing as well as The Crew – ‘its digital performance is outperforming’

The Crew 2 might be struggling to garner praise on Steam, where its beta ratings were poor and its post-launch reviews are merely mixed, but Ubisoft is projecting contentedness with it all the same. “Its activity is trending in line with The Crew 1, which had benefited from a Christmas launch. Its digital performance is outperforming,” the company CFO said...

MapleStory 2’s second closed beta begins today; here’s a look at the founder packages

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MapleStory 2’s second closed beta begins today; here’s a look at the founder packages

Nexon’s MapleStory 2 is barreling toward its western closed beta launch today, complete with new dungeons, quests, the market, and plenty of network stress testing on deck for this round of the test. In the meantime, the Korean gaming giant has begun selling founder packs as of yesterday. Curiously, the company says it’s selling only 20,000 founder packs during this leg of...

Fallout 76 doesn’t want to be labeled as ‘survival,’ shows off emote wheel

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Fallout 76 doesn’t want to be labeled as ‘survival,’ shows off emote wheel

What is Fallout 76? Even Bethesda doesn’t seem to have a clear grasp on terminology to label it, avoiding both the MMO and survival labels for the upcoming multiplayer post-nuclear game. “We avoid the word ‘survival,’ because people’s minds immediately go to DayZ and Rust and certain other games, and those comparisons are not really accurate for what we’re doing,”...