Shroud of the Avatar trots out unicorns to test your virtue

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Shroud of the Avatar trots out unicorns to test your virtue

A couple of iconic fantasy creatures are heading into a Shroud of the Avatar near you. The dev team announced that it is bringing both skeleton pirates and honest-to-goodness unicorns in the game’s near future. Ready to go on a unicorn hunt? “Unicorns are very rare and elusive creatures. They will not fight unless provoked but once enraged they are...

The Stream Team: Building a Conan Exiles treehouse

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The Stream Team: Building a Conan Exiles treehouse

While Massively OP’s MJ hasn’t found her dream location for a base in Conan Exiles yet, she has found a decent little tree just right for building a little treehouse. And that’s exactly what she is going to do. Of course, after she’s spent a bit of time on construction, who’s to say she won’t meander out in the wilds...

SMITE launches patch 5.8 with Chernobog and the Divine Uprising

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SMITE launches patch 5.8 with Chernobog and the Divine Uprising

If you’ve ever felt like SMITE has mined out a few pantheons for all the material that’s available, you’ll be happy to know that patch 5.8 doesn’t just mark the launch of the Slavic deity Chernobog. No, this is part of the new Divine Uprising event, bringing out a wholly new balance to the game as well as three new...

TERA Claw & Order exclusive: A suspect admits to attempted kidnapping and extortion, but not murder

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TERA Claw & Order exclusive: A suspect admits to attempted kidnapping and extortion, but not murder

Attention all sleuths and gumshoes! A mystery tipster shoved this dossier under our door last night. It appears to be a transcript of a “confidential” conversation between law enforcement and a woman claiming to be the illegitimate daughter of the Lockheart family, and we suspect investigators assigned to TERA’s murder case will want to add this to their own files...

Global Chat: The MMO expansion lifecycle

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Global Chat: The MMO expansion lifecycle

With the ever-developing, ever-growing nature of MMORPGs, the expansion truly has a life of its own. By now we are well acquainted with the cycle that runs from gestation to obsolescence and can usually point to where any particular expansion is on this chart. The Lazy Goldmaker outlined the typical progression of MMO expansion packs with a six-step cycle that...

Yes, Pyke, you’re the newest League of Legends champion

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Yes, Pyke, you’re the newest League of Legends champion

Gosh, isn’t it just the worst when you’ve got those friends for whom everything just ties back to their deals? We get it, Karen, you have kids. Yes, Joel, you do crossfit, that’s not what we’re talking about right now. Fine, Pyke, you’re the newest character in League of Legends and you’re a drowned revenant seeking revenge against the crew...

Expect e-sports betting to blossom thanks to new Supreme Court ruling

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Expect e-sports betting to blossom thanks to new Supreme Court ruling

Gambling and gaming are two sides of the same coin. You guys wouldn’t believe how many gambling companies request to put ads on MOP every month (unsuccessfully!), so clearly advertisers believe there’s plenty of overlap in the groups. And the debate over gambling in video games – whether we’re talking about lockbox monetization schemes or watching bureaucrats home in on...