RIFT hands out free progression server vault space

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RIFT hands out free progression server vault space

Have you ever gotten excited about a game issue or MMO extended downtime because you know that there’s a good chance that you will be able to reap some compensation for your troubles? It’s happening today with RIFT’s progression server crowd that’s had to deal with a buggy bank feature. The upshot? Free storage space for all! “Fixed an issue...

The Stream Team: Ending SWTOR’s End Times

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The Stream Team: Ending SWTOR’s End Times

End Times has not ended. The Odessa base in SWTOR is still under attack, and Massively OP’s Larry and MJ have quite a bit of fighting left to do to finish up Chapter VIII. At least they don’t need to worry about those important decisions since you, the audience, makes those during this Choose My Alignment adventure. Tune in live at...

Black Desert has reopened its renovated waterpark for the summer

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Black Desert has reopened its renovated waterpark for the summer

Bring your board shorts and your sunscreen because summer has arrived in Black Desert! Just kidding, it’s an MMO, so get your thongs and your bizarre animal-shaped floaties! Yep, the Terrmian Waterpark is opening once again for the season in Kakao’s MMORPG, and yes, it’ll be a safe zone this year (so no ganking on the beach!). There’s new stuff...

Crowfall’s seasonal changes affect more than just the vistas

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Crowfall’s seasonal changes affect more than just the vistas

Forget oohing and ahhing over day/night cycles in MMORPGs — Crowfall is bringing whole seasons to its campaign worlds, and they’re going to be nothing like you’ve seen before in online RPGs. Crowfall’s dev team is concerned with both showing the “passage of time” in the universe, rotating through spring, summer, fall, and winter seasons. Each game world begins in...

Perfect Ten: The best MMO debuts by year, 1997-2006

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Perfect Ten: The best MMO debuts by year, 1997-2006

By now, many of you probably know that I’m the curator of the MMO Timeline on my personal blog. On this page, I’ve attempted to catalog the launches, expansions, business model shifts, reboots, platform transitions, and sunsets of MMOs by year. It certainly helps me to get a high-level overview of certain eras of online gaming history as well as...

Interview: Worlds Adrift’s Bossa Studios on giving, griefing, and gittin’ gud

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Interview: Worlds Adrift’s Bossa Studios on giving, griefing, and gittin’ gud

After the launch of Worlds Adrift but prior to E3, we sent off an interview to Bossa Studios and recently received our answers, complete with current news about how the studio is trying to address griefing, adding countermeasures, and yes, “gitting good.” Maybe the phrasing there could be better, especially given the brutality of the Steam launch, but Bossa Studios Co-Founder...

PUBG Corp drops plagiarism lawsuit against Epic Games as Fortnite’s Playground goes live

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It looks like the big legal feud between PUBG and Fortnite is already drawing to a close, as Bloomberg reports PUBG Corp. has withdrawn its lawsuit against Epic Games. PUBG Corp. lodged its lawsuit in January, claiming that the Fortnite company had plagiarized PUBG’s interface and in-game items, which wasn’t the wildest claim around, as Bluehole had previously pointed out...