The headstart for Bless Online’s early access open beta begins… now

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The headstart for Bless Online’s early access open beta begins… now

I gotta be honest: I wasn’t entirely convinced this day would ever come. I’m referring to Bless Online’s de facto launch, of course. That’s because we’ve been watching this game’s development across the sea since 2011, and when it finally was announced to come westward in 2016 – after the Korean servers had already started merging down to just two...

Legends of Aria disables its map hotkey with the newest patch

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Legends of Aria disables its map hotkey with the newest patch

The developers of Legends of Aria don’t want you opening a world map any more. You shouldn’t have a world map in a sandbox, according to their design philosophy. The latest patch removes that function and will allow you to now purchase physical maps for the five world areas from vendors. You can also place notes about locations on those...

Wisdom of Nym: Slicing through Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.3

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Wisdom of Nym: Slicing through Final Fantasy XIV patch 4.3

You know, it’s kind of rough to get through all of the content of a new patch in one day, especially when you can’t just huddle up in the house all day. I appreciate that. I got myself through the majority of Final Fantasy XIV‘s patch in one day, though, so I can’t help but feel a measure of pride...

Camelot Unchained conforms to GDPR regs, shows off new visual effects

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Camelot Unchained conforms to GDPR regs, shows off new visual effects

Europe’s new GDPR regulations are creating a lot of busy work for many MMORPG studios including City State Entertainment, which had to spend over 350 hours updating Camelot Unchained’s privacy policy and making other changes to conform to the law. “We have made a number of changes to our privacy policy based upon the GDPR,” CSE said. “The good news...

Solo has a couple blink-and-you’ll-miss-it references to Star Wars Galaxies

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Solo has a couple blink-and-you’ll-miss-it references to Star Wars Galaxies

One of the best aspects of all of the new Disney Star Wars films is their references to places, events, and characters outside of the film canon and in the extended or “legends” universe. And now, with the release of Solo in movie theaters, Star Wars Galaxies has joined that list of shout-outs for all time. One of the blink-and-you’ll-miss-it...

Dauntless beta testers face staggering queue numbers

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Dauntless beta testers face staggering queue numbers

This just in: Dauntless is hot stuff right now! Hopeful testers, crowding in to try Dauntless’ new open beta, quickly racked up massive queues over the weekend. While large queues is nothing new for popular online games, these numbers — sometimes rising above 150,000 — left players waiting for hours and laughing about the ridiculousness of it all. Phoenix Labs scrambled to...

MMO Week in Review: Summerset and Worlds Adrift (May 27, 2018)

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MMO Week in Review: Summerset and Worlds Adrift (May 27, 2018)

Were you too busy gaming this week to pay attention to MMO news? Get caught up every Sunday evening with Massively Overpowered’s Week in Review! The MMORPG genre saw two big launches this past week: The Elder Scrolls Online released its Summerset chapter for PC players (to positive reviews!), while Worlds Adrift hit early access (to concerned reviews over its retention-unfriendly...

EVE Evolved: Last-minute advice on Abyssal Deadspace in EVE Online

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EVE Evolved: Last-minute advice on Abyssal Deadspace in EVE Online

There are just two days to go before EVE Online‘s Into the Abyss expansion lands on May 29th, introducing its new Abyssal Deadspace solo PvE feature. Players will use abyssal filaments to travel into Abyssal Deadspace pockets that exist underneath space throughout the EVE universe, risking their ships in challenging procedurally generated encounters. It’s in these instanced solo encounters that...