The Stream Team: Happy anniversary Skyforge

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The Stream Team: Happy anniversary Skyforge

Three years ago Skyforge soft launched itself into the MMOverse. Today, Massively OP’s MJ celebrates that event with fans by leaping back into the action. Tune in live at 3:00 p.m. and sing a tune with us as OPTV‘s infamous Stream Team brings you an anniversary edition of… What: Skyforge Who: MJ Guthrie When: 3:00 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 16th,...

Shroud of the Avatar’s newsletter covers the mysterious comment and player-created dungeon tools

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Shroud of the Avatar’s newsletter covers the mysterious comment and player-created dungeon tools

Strange sights abound in Shroud of the Avatar right now. “Astronomers across New Britannia have noted that the approaching comet has agitated the creatures of Novia and Hidden Vale, making many bolder and more ferocious,” the game’s latest newsletter teases. “Rumors suggest that the aether surrounding the comet has been mutating some of the most powerful creatures into new monstrous...

Ubisoft is not here for Rainbow Six Siege players’ toxic behavior

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Ubisoft is not here for Rainbow Six Siege players’ toxic behavior

Remember last spring when Ubisoft said it was getting serious about cracking down on toxicity in Rainbow Six Siege? The company said it was improving upon its existing chat monitoring system to “ban players that use racial and homophobic slurs, or hate speech, in game,” booting players for at minimum two days and at maximum eternity for “language or content...

German courts rule against companies using ‘coming soon’ marketing for preorders

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German courts rule against companies using ‘coming soon’ marketing for preorders

Making its way through the German court system right now is a case that could be of considerable importance to consumer protections, and not just in Germany. As German website Computer Base reports (via TechPowerUp and some Google translate because my German has gotten too rusty), a Munich Regional High Court ruling in a consumer lawsuit against MediaMarkt effectively argues...

Secret World Legends adding new South Africa and faction rank missions soon

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Secret World Legends adding new South Africa and faction rank missions soon

The anniversary event has kept Secret World Legends players’ attention pretty rapt for the past month, but that distraction ending tomorrow. What will fans do then? Well they won’t get auxiliary weapons (bummer), but they will get to look forward to new missions coming soon. Funcom revealed that these free mission additions will not all be in South Africa but...

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s beast tribes ranked, the top ranks

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Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV’s beast tribes ranked, the top ranks

The fun thing about ranking the beast tribes of Final Fantasy XIV is that before I started in on this, I actually had no idea who would wind up where. I knew there were some tribes I liked more than others, but the actual final rankings surprised even me. Mostly toward the top; some entries, like the Lupine, were always...

Camelot Unchained nears beta as its crash rate drops to ‘acceptable’ levels

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Camelot Unchained nears beta as its crash rate drops to ‘acceptable’ levels

“From what we’ve seen so far, we’re in really good shape.” Mark Jacobs hasn’t given us a firm start date for Camelot Unchained’s Beta 1 yet, but from the sound of his recent livestream, it’s getting really close. The crash rate for Camelot Unchained has dipped into the “acceptable” range for a beta test, with the average player being able...

Defiance 2050 performs better than its predecessor but hasn’t won the community over

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Defiance 2050 performs better than its predecessor but hasn’t won the community over

With last week’s launch of the revamped and rebooted Defiance 2050, Trion Worlds was betting on players flocking back to the sci-fi MMO shooter now that it’s seen improvements and adopted a free-to-play model. However, it doesn’t seem as though the community is giving its approval for the latest version of this game, at least according to Steam, where Defiance...