Perfect Ten: What your MMO quantity says about you

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Perfect Ten: What your MMO quantity says about you

It occurs to me that it is very difficult to find MMOs that I have literally never played before in some capacity. There are titles on the list, of course, but it’s a short list. Which amuses me, since anyone who listens to me on a regular basis knows that I have a small number of games that I consider...

Daybreak update: Chief Publishing Officer Laura Naviaux has left the company

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Daybreak update: Chief Publishing Officer Laura Naviaux has left the company

Yesterday, Massively OP put together a piece on MMO company Daybreak Games Company and its corporate overlords, chronicling the US government’s asset freeze of Russian megacorp Renova on down the chain to its subsidiary Columbus Nova, which has for three years been the nominal owner of Daybreak since it parted ways with Sony and dropped the SOE name. The twist?...

Elder Scrolls Online’s Razum-dar tours the high and low places of Summerset’s Alinor

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Elder Scrolls Online’s Razum-dar tours the high and low places of Summerset’s Alinor

When ZeniMax was hyping Elder Scrolls Online’s Morrowind campaign, it utilized the snarky Dunmer assassin Naryu Virian as the narrator for guiding the player through it (and its marketing materials). For Summerset, our host is Khajiit Razum-dar, and he’s the star of today’s ESO video as he wanders the low and high places of Alinor, capital of the Aldmer province...

Conan Exiles posts brand-new preview video with two weeks to go before launch

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Conan Exiles posts brand-new preview video with two weeks to go before launch

Two more weeks, folks! That’s how long Conan Exiles has left on its early access contract before it expires and fully launches. Funcom’s released a brand-new video this morning meant to give a top-down view of just what’s coming at launch. “After 14 months of Early Access, Conan Exiles is about to launch complete with new content, features, and its...

Guild Wars 2 tortures Dervish fans with an outfit but no class, denies excessive data collection in ‘spyware’ controversy

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Guild Wars 2 tortures Dervish fans with an outfit but no class, denies excessive data collection in ‘spyware’ controversy

World polish and bug fixes are at the forefront of Guild Wars 2’s latest patch, which went live yesterday. Several nagging issues across the game were addressed, including hang-ups in the personal story, raids, and achievements. ArenaNet teased players by adding a “Primeval Dervish Outfit” and scythe to the cash shop, making all Guild Wars 1 refugees pine for that...

Destiny 2’s Warmind DLC turns Mars into an adult playground

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Destiny 2’s Warmind DLC turns Mars into an adult playground

Get your butts to Mars, Destiny 2 players, because you’re needed for the upcoming Warmind DLC. Bungie did a full reveal of the game’s second major content update, which involves a new character named Ana Bray, an AI called Rasputin, and a Hive enemy known as Nokris. Plenty of new weapons and gear await players on the Red Planet, including...

Fractured plans its Kickstarter for June while showing off its pre-alpha

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Fractured plans its Kickstarter for June while showing off its pre-alpha

Those looking forward to Fractured will have a chance to put their money where their mouths are in June, because that’s when the game is kicking off its Kickstarter campaign. The game will be aiming for at least $250,000 in funding to add to its $100,000 from investor funding, so we’ll see how well it does once it actually hits...

Ohio college begins Fortnite e-sports team and scholarship

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Ohio college begins Fortnite e-sports team and scholarship

E-sports programs and scholarships at universities stopped being newsworthy years ago once they were a dime a dozen, but a new one from Ohio’s Ashland University has caught the mainstream media’s eye because it’s reportedly the very first to include Fortnite. “Ashland’s esports team, which will begin competition next fall, will arrange four-player teams that practice regularly and compete together,”...