Ouch, Conan Exiles players are pretty pissed off about Funcom’s PvE Conflict server switcharoo

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Ouch, Conan Exiles players are pretty pissed off about Funcom’s PvE Conflict server switcharoo

It’s not every day that an online game changes the official ruleset of whole servers the day after everyone rolled characters, but that’s exactly what Funcom did yesterday in Conan Exiles. As MOP’s Justin reported incredulously yesterday, the studio abruptly changed all of Conan Exiles’ PvE Conflict servers – that is, the servers that are primarily PvE with small windows...

The Stream Team: Taking part in Paladins’ launch

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The Stream Team: Taking part in Paladins’ launch

There must be something in the air because games are launching! Paladins has joined the ranks of launched titles yesterday, and Massively OP’s MJ is hopping in to see the changes that made it into this live build. Tune in live at 8:00 p.m. as OPTV‘s infamous Stream Team brings you a look at the launch. What: Paladins Who: MJ Guthrie...

Middle-earth is coming back to Google maps thanks to fan and LOTRO screens

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Middle-earth is coming back to Google maps thanks to fan and LOTRO screens

Who hasn’t used Google maps to check out some interesting patch of Earth? Now who hasn’t wished they could do the same for Middle-earth? Back in the day, a Google map for the lands of Lord of the Rings Online existed on the site MyLotro. Now, Standing Stones Games has given a fan permission to use in-game screens to recreate...

Capcom posts its best financial year ever thanks to Monster Hunter World

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Capcom posts its best financial year ever thanks to Monster Hunter World

It must have been some time ago at Capcom’s business strategy meeting where the top executives were sitting around and talking in hushed tones about what the company’s development strategy would be. Of course, the whiteboard already had the obvious suggestions on it: a massively unpopular Street Fighter sequel that launched without features, a half-hearted Marvel vs. Capcom installment, pretending...

Dauntless improves server performance and celebrates its crazy new islands

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Dauntless improves server performance and celebrates its crazy new islands

With the Seeking the Horizon update out and open beta coming in a couple weeks, the Dauntless dev team is moving quickly to evaluate testing feedback and make improvements. The good news is that it sounds like the co-op slayer is shoring up its server performance, streamlining its weaponmaster track, and keeping players from getting stuck on, er, tree stumps....

Albion Online discusses the royal city revamp for its upcoming Merlyn update

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Albion Online discusses the royal city revamp for its upcoming Merlyn update

The trouble with having one universal hub in Albion Online is that basically no one cares about the five other hubs in the game. That’s what the game’s next content update, Merlyn, is partly meant to address. While Caerleon will not be changed, each of the other five royal cities will be getting bonuses to refining certain types of goods...

Project Genom’s massive new patch adds new territory, proper character customization, a UI revamp, and new quests

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Project Genom’s massive new patch adds new territory, proper character customization, a UI revamp, and new quests

Project Genom has been heavily updated this week, and according to developer NeuronHaze, that’s all thanks to the players who’ve supported the title since 2016. Updates to the map are among the key improvements. “The previous version of the game’s world which had an area of 10 square kilometers, increased to 100 square kilometers and was completely redesigned: hundreds of...

Conan Exiles brings online more servers, changes rulesets on the fly

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Conan Exiles brings online more servers, changes rulesets on the fly

Suffice it to say, it’s been a massive first day for Conan Exiles. Funcom’s brutal sandbox title is riding high off of one million sales to date and over 28,612 concurrent players charging into the fray. To meet the demand, Funcom has been turning on servers left and right, with nearly 1,500 shards coming online in various regions. The studio...