The Stream Team: Age of Conan turned 10!

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The Stream Team: Age of Conan turned 10!

Welcome to double digits, Age of Conan. The Barbarian MMO turned 10 years old this weekend, and Massively OP’s MJ is on hand to celebrate that milestone. She’ll be exploring Hyboria on her Demonologist. Tune in live at 3:00 p.m. to hang out with a 10-year-old and wish AoC a happy anniversary with us. What: Age of Conan Who: MJ...

SMITE says it’s banned or suspended 20,000 toxic players in season five alone

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SMITE says it’s banned or suspended 20,000 toxic players in season five alone

Toxic players, beware: Hi-Rez may not be talking to its Hand of the Gods players, but it’s cracking way down on SMITE miscreants. The studio apparently banned or suspended over 2000 people last week “based on player reports and in-game behavior,” just a fraction of the number punished this season alone. “Over 20,000 players have been suspended or banned in...

PlanetSide 2 celebrates the anniversary of classic PlanetSide

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PlanetSide 2 celebrates the anniversary of classic PlanetSide

Even though the original PlanetSide has been dead and in the ground for going on two years now, Daybreak isn’t going to pass up an opportunity to exhume its corpse for an easy shot at publicity. As this week would have marked PlanetSide’s 15th anniversary, the studio is running an event in PlanetSide 2 to mark the occasion. Through May...

Wisdom of Nym: Checking out Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 4.3 notes

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Wisdom of Nym: Checking out Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 4.3 notes

As it always has been, so it is again; we’ve got our next patch for Final Fantasy XIV just around the corner, and thus we have a new set of patch notes to peruse well ahead of the actual patch. But we don’t have the full list of new items, which is frustrating. Especially if you’re thinking about which furnishing...

Wild Buster will reboot as Champions of Titan under new owners to get back on Steam

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Wild Buster will reboot as Champions of Titan under new owners to get back on Steam

Back in February, Valve took action on MMO studio Insel Games, which published hybrid MMOs Wild Buster and Guardians of Ember, booting the company off Steam having determined that the company had tampered with reviews by coercing employees to buy and positively review the game. While Insel Games denied any wrongdoing, its games have been accessible to new players only...

Paladins Strike admits to unwittingly using Overwatch art assets for promo

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Paladins Strike admits to unwittingly using Overwatch art assets for promo

Someone done goofed up over at Hi-Rez. Players noticed that background artwork for the studio’s mobile title Paladins Strike bears a striking resemblance to Overwatch’s Lijiang Tower. And when we say “striking resemblance,” we mean “it’s the exact same piece of art.” According to the studio, this was the result of poor quality control and outsourcing: “Thank you for your...