DC Universe Online launches part 3 of the Death of Superman

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DC Universe Online launches part 3 of the Death of Superman

He lived, he died, and he’ll probably live again. Not just because comics tend to bring people back to life, but because, well, the whole Death of Superman event ended with an alive Superman. But perhaps you’ll be surprised with the third part of the event in DC Universe Online, which goes live today at 12:00 p.m. EDT. No downtime...

Under pressure, Sony claims it’s looking into solving its crossplay dilemma

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Under pressure, Sony claims it’s looking into solving its crossplay dilemma

Under great amounts of pressure to reverse its anti-crossplay stance with the PlayStation 4, Sony has finally capitulated somewhat by saying that it is looking at possibilities and trying to come up with a solution that will allow its console to play nice with others. Now, what that solution will look like and how it will function is anyone’s guess....

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...