Shroud of the Avatar doesn’t discriminate against zombies

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Shroud of the Avatar doesn’t discriminate against zombies

Shroud of the Avatar is taking a bold stance in portraying the differently living in a wider range than is usually seen in MMOs: “When the undead rise, the young will rise along with the old. While they might not have the reach of an adult zombie, they make up for it in stealthiness and in making you hesitate before you...

The Stream Team: Bye-bye Path of Exile’s Bestiary League

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The Stream Team: Bye-bye Path of Exile’s Bestiary League

With Path of Exile’s Incursion starting this weekend, Massively OP’s MJ really, really wanted to get one more day of Bestiary League adventures in before she said goodbye to all her critters. But things don’t exactly go as planned. Then again, when do they ever? What she should have done is thrown a net over! Join us live at 6:00 p.m....

Massively OP Podcast Episode 172: Delays and do-overs

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Massively OP Podcast Episode 172: Delays and do-overs

On this week’s show, Bree and Justin tear open a fresh pack of Launch-Os, dine on the sour grapes of server closures, and imagine just what they would do if an MMORPG studio was ever foolish enough to hire them. It’s the Massively OP Podcast, an action-packed hour of news, tales, opinions, and gamer emails! And remember, if you’d like to...

EA eschews lootboxes and premium passes with Battlefield V

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EA eschews lootboxes and premium passes with Battlefield V

If you haven’t heard the word, EA may be hopping off the lootbox train — at least for the time being. The mega-publisher took a huge publicity and community relations hit last year when it seriously botched its business model with Star Wars Battlefront II. You may remember it as the spark that lit an industry-wide discussion over lockboxes, strong...

DC Universe Online gets super-stylish in today’s GU83

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DC Universe Online gets super-stylish in today’s GU83

What’s the point of being a superhero if you look like your mom still dresses you? Or worse, if you look like you still dress you? That’s why you need the professional help of a video game stylist. Fortunately for all of the heroes in DC Universe Online, such assistance is coming with today’s Game Update 83. The second phase...

Warframe posts cryptic teasers on facebook while looking for Operator glamour shots

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Warframe posts cryptic teasers on facebook while looking for Operator glamour shots

There are blurry images on the official Warframe Facebook page, and along with the hints of new story content for the game, fans have taken it upon themselves to analyze these images with an intensity normally reserved for paleontologists brushing off bones with toothbrushes. The conclusion? Something is happening. Theories are not yet unified. But they are quite enthusiastic just...

The Survivalist: How Aberration saved ARK

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The Survivalist: How Aberration saved ARK

It’s no secret that plenty of people have felt disappointed by Studio Wildcard, disillusioned by decisions and direction. I was among that crowd. It reached a point where I had to give thought as to whether or not I felt I could continue to support the company. Added to that was the feeling of been there, done that in ARK: Survival...

The next episode of Guild Wars 2’s living world season has apparently been delayed

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The next episode of Guild Wars 2’s living world season has apparently been delayed

You might have noticed it’s Tuesday, and there’s been no big trailer drop for the next Guild Wars 2 living world episode. That’s behind schedule if expected, given datamining, but ArenaNet has now acknowledged the delay all the same. “The Living World Team currently is hard at work preparing Episode 3 of Living World Season 4,” ArenaNet’s Mike Zadorojny writes...

EVE Online dives ‘Into the Abyss’ with today’s update

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EVE Online dives ‘Into the Abyss’ with today’s update

Ready to dive into a new style of PvE gameplay in EVE Online? Today’s patch for the Into the Abyss update sends players into the eponymous abyssal deadspace to seek out the elusive Triglavian Collective. They’re not friendly, but they do possess a variety of technological advancements that can be quite advantageous to pilots, including new alterations to modules, new...