Great, now Sea of Thieves’ skeletons have gotten into the gunpowder

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Great, now Sea of Thieves’ skeletons have gotten into the gunpowder

Just when you thought that you could handle anything Sea of Thieves’ rascally skeletons could throw at you, now they have barrels of gunpowder and are perpared to blow you up along with themselves. After all, what does a bunch of reanimated bones have to live for in this crazy pirate world? Gunpowder skeletons are keeping the game fresh with...

The Stream Team: Showing off Conan Exiles’ cosmetic Khitan DLC

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The Stream Team: Showing off Conan Exiles’ cosmetic Khitan DLC

Conan Exiles just released its first paid DLC, and the content is all cosmetic. And you know Massively OP’s MJ can’t pass up good cosmetics! This pack is Khitan-themed, a style MJ is pretty fond of, so she’s excited to check out the new armors and building materials. Tune in live at 2:00 p.m. to see what’s in store from...

The International Olympic Committee is hosting an e-sports discussion summit in July

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The International Olympic Committee is hosting an e-sports discussion summit in July

Last summer the co-president of the Paris Olympic bid committee told the AP that it was considering bringing video gaming on board for the 2024 program in France. The International Olympic Committee followed that up with a statement saying that “competitive e-sports could be considered as a sporting activity, and the players involved prepare and train with an intensity which...

Crowfall explains the Hunger that’s killing everything

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Crowfall explains the Hunger that’s killing everything

The Hunger is going to destroy everything in Crowfall. That’s how the story ends. You can stave it off for a time, and the latest development post is all about how you can do that. But the point is that as the seasons change, you will lose the fight. Only a few hunger crystals might appear at night during the...

ZeniMax is getting only half of the amount originally awarded in the Oculus lawsuit

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ZeniMax is getting only half of the amount originally awarded in the Oculus lawsuit

Did you think that the Oculus vs. ZeniMax lawsuit was over when ZeniMax was awarded $500 million in its legal battle with the VR manufacturer? That’s silly; this lawsuit and associated wrangling will outlast the stars themselves. The judge in the case has cut the award from $500 million to $250 million while also denying an injunction against the sale...

Vague Patch Notes: On balance and differentiation in MMOs

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Vague Patch Notes: On balance and differentiation in MMOs

Do you like fighting games? I don’t. Let’s talk about fighting games. But bear with me because you’ll get where this is going. While I might not personally care much about fighting games, I still wind up spending a lot of time reading about them because that’s just the sort of thing I read for fun. And balancing a fighting...

The Soapbox: The western port of Bless Online feels like a curse

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The Soapbox: The western port of Bless Online feels like a curse

To say that the development of Neowiz’s high-fantasy MMO Bless has been somewhat beleaguered would be an understatement. Since the Korean import’s Western release was announced in 2011, it has weathered numerous delays; the loss of its would-be publisher, Aeria Games, which dropped out of the project in 2017 citing concerns about “quality standards”, and an ambitious “rebuild project” wherein...