An interesting game clouded by features from another title.

Guilty Gear: Strive gets a delay into June

Guilty Gear: Strive gets a delay into June
More time needed to polish some aspects of the game.

Clubhouse Pass Season 2 Is on the Green in PGA TOUR 2K21

Clubhouse Pass Season 2 Is on the Green in PGA TOUR 2K21

Karakuri-kun Official Steam Trailer

Karakuri-kun Official Steam Trailer

Marvel's Avengers: Next-Gen Capabilities Trailer

Marvel's Avengers: Next-Gen Capabilities Trailer

Devs Lost In Space - A New Space Engineers Weekly Community Stream - March 4th

Devs Lost In Space - A New Space Engineers Weekly Community Stream - March 4th

Doom VR Edition is bringing the iconic classic to PSVR headsets

Doom VR Edition is bringing the iconic classic to PSVR headsets
We'll get the chance to experience this nightmarish horror by the end of this month.

NBA 2K21 is coming to Xbox Game Pass today

NBA 2K21 is coming to Xbox Game Pass today
A perfect dunk.

Airport CEO Gallery

Airport CEO Gallery
Latest images for Airport CEO

Airport CEO Review

Airport CEO Review
Like Airports? Like Planes? Like construction and management? You've come to the right place.

The Survivalists Farming & Animal Console Update!

The Survivalists Farming & Animal Console Update!

Nintendo Switch | SNK VS. CAPCOM【Super Impact Blasts - CAPCOM】

Nintendo Switch | SNK VS. CAPCOM【Super Impact Blasts - CAPCOM】

Casually Grounded Dev Stream E06 w/ Aarik, Shyla, Roby Atadero, and special guest RooDaaR!

Casually Grounded Dev Stream E06 w/ Aarik, Shyla, Roby Atadero, and special guest RooDaaR!

Casually Grounded Dev Stream E05 w/ Aarik, Shyla, Adam Brennecke, and special guest Mike Lowery!

Casually Grounded Dev Stream E05 w/ Aarik, Shyla, Adam Brennecke, and special guest Mike Lowery!

It's time to tell you who I am...

It's time to tell you who I am...

Apex Legends now has a new Nintendo Switch gameplay trailer

Apex Legends now has a new Nintendo Switch gameplay trailer
Legends on the roll.

Rust's console version now has a new trailer as well

Rust's console version now has a new trailer as well
Just in time.

Nintendo Switch | SNK VS. CAPCOM【Super Impact Blasts - SNK】

Nintendo Switch | SNK VS. CAPCOM【Super Impact Blasts - SNK】

Outriders Soundtrack - Main Theme

Outriders Soundtrack - Main Theme

Littlewood, a Stardew Valley-like RPG is now out on Nintendo Switch

Littlewood, a Stardew Valley-like RPG is now out on Nintendo Switch
"The world has already been saved".

Inner Life – Student Game Download

Inner Life is a surprisingly touching little narrative-driven puzzle adventure where you explore and repair the internals of a dying mechanical titan.

Created by a group of students from the Zurich University of Arts, in Inner Life you step into the shoes of a healer who travels the land in search of dying titans to repair. The titans are sentient and appear to be living, … Read More

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Sorrowself – Beta Sign Up

Sorrowself is a very stylish 2d metroidvania action platforming adventure where a young boy goes in search of his missing sister.

In Sorrowself you will follow the adventure of Pilo, a young boy who wakes up one day to find that his sister is missing. He must now make his way through a beautiful hand-drawn world and find her, all under the gaze of a … Read More

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[I] Don't Exist – Alpha Demo

[I] Don't Exist is a cleverly crafted text-based adventure which explores themes of isolation, control and distraction as you try to open a door and reveal a startling truth.

Playing a little like a point and click adventure, but with a text-based interface, [I] Don't Exist sees you typing out instructions to your shadowy avatar as they explore a strange forest. The forest in question … Read More

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UNBEATABLE: Arcade Mix – Kickstarter Demo

UNBEATABLE is a very slick anime styled rhythm action adventure where you beat up monsters in a world where music is illegal.

In UNBEATABLE you follow the story of a young woman called Beat, who lives in a world where music has been outlawed (for reasons that you find out throughout the game). Beat is a musician who aims to bring music back to the … Read More

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Game & Watch – Prototype

Game & Watch features a remarkably authentic recreation of some of Nintendo's iconic Game & Watch games, which you can play in a browser.

Previously featured on Alpha Beta Gamer last year when it only contained the original Donkey Kong Game & Watch game, this digital Game & Watch fan recreation has now been expanded with Donkey Kong Jr and Donkey Kong II. Each … Read More

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Denari – Alpha Sign Up

Denari is a cartoon styled isometric hack 'n slash adventure where an agile little yellow warrior uses fighting skill and telekinesis to help defeat an invading empire.

In Denari players will follow the adventure of a gifted young warrior called Taiu, who lives in a peaceful fishing village. When a terrible army called the Denari invades the village using advanced weaponry and dark magic, Taiu … Read More

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Pupperazzi – Beta Sign Up

Pupperazzi is a delightful looking pooch photography adventure where you explore a charming canine-filled world and take pictures of adorable (and slightly derpy) doggies!

Currently in development by Sundae Month, creator of Diaries of a Spaceport Janitor and Dad Quest, Pupperazzi is a first person photography game that's all about snapping pictures of cute little dogs. You step into the shoes of a freelance … Read More

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Elyon – Beta Sign Up

Elyon is a spectacular looking new massively multiplayer fantasy RPG where two factions fight to build the world anew to their own design.

Currently in development by Bluehole (creators of TERA), Elyon takes place on a paradisiacal planet called Elyon where two very different factions have decided to rebuild their ruined civilizations. As a war wages between the old fashioned Vulpin Council and the … Read More

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Devil, It's Me – Beta Demo

Devil, It's Me is a fun twist on tower defense, where you build a tower and fill it with boss monsters to defend from waves of heroes who aim to conquer the tower and slay you.

In Devil, It's Me you follow the story of Magrandes, a demon who was just about to take control of the Netherworld when she was unceremoniously dropped into the … Read More

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Rise Against The Invaders – Beta Sign Up

Rise Against The Invaders is a city building survival game where you're tasked with rebuilding the human race after humanity was decimated by a hostile alien civilization.

In Rise Against The Invaders you are put in charge of a small colony of humans who managed to survive an alien attack that killed most of the people on the planet 20 years ago. You'll start the … Read More

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Demonstone – Game Jam Build Download

Demonstone is a fun five minute PS1 styled reverse horror action game where you become a monster and maul humans inside a research facility.

Created for the 32-bit Jam, in Demonstone you become a DOOM Imp-esque demon that has been tasked with fighting their way through a facility to break a seal that will unleash Hell on Earth. You start the game with a simple … Read More

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Twisted Citadel – Game Jam Build Download

Twisted Citadel is a cleverly crafted puzzle platforming adventure set in a castle of illusions and wrap-around levels where the screen only moves in one direction.

Created by Mors (creator of Super Mario Flashback), Darkonius Makavar, and Catonator, Twisted Citadel is a very inventive pixel art puzzle platformer set in a mysterious citadel that seems to be linked to the disappearance of all the … Read More

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Firing Vibes – Alpha Sign Up

Firing Vibes is a new online multiplayer FPS that blends rhythm, construction and verticality as players face off in minimalist Sci-Fi arenas.

In Firing Vibes your weapons are music-based lasers that fire in different patterns depending on the melody you choose. It's a 2v2 multiplayer arena FPS set in minimalist Sci-Fi arenas that have a focus on verticality. As well as your musically powered weaponry … Read More

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SJ-19 Learns to Love! – Beta Demo

SJ-19 Learns to Love! is a charming and challenging pixel art metroidvania adventure where a killer robot learns to love while out on a mission on a mysterious planet.

In SJ-19 Learns to Love! you follow the adventure of a killer robot called SJ-19, who has been sent on a mission to an alien planet to kill a rebel scientist called Professor Flora. The planet … Read More

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Perishment – Pre-Alpha Demo

Perishment is a creepy supernatural survival horror game where you attempt to escape from an apartment block where some very weird sh*t is going down.

In Perishment you follow the story of a young woman who lives in an apartment block and ventures out to check on her neighbor after hearing screaming and disturbing noises. You soon discover a dead body and a dying man, … Read More

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[ECHOSTASIS] – Beta Demo

[ECHOSTASIS] is a mesmerizing cyber-horror adventure where you venture into a corrupted program that's used to let its users live in their own personal digital paradise.

Currently in development by (creator of the excellent Enigma Machine), in [ECHOSTASIS] you take on the role of the lead engineer of the [ECHO] project – an immersive simulation system that allows its users to virtually live in … Read More

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Skydome – Beta Sign Up

Beta sign ups are now live for Skydome, a new fusion of MOBA and tower defense where you'll fight warriors, wizards, heroes, villains, gods and legends as you attempt to become the champion of the Skydome.

In Skydome players will face off in strategic 4×4 multiplayer battles as champions compete to win an artefact that is said to grant that which your heart and … Read More

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Punhos de Repúdio – Alpha Demo

Punhos de Repúdio is a beautiful hand animated satirical side-scrolling beat 'em up where you patrol the streets of Brazil and beat up any of the covidiots that are refusing to wear masks!

In Punhos de Repúdio you take on the role of a heroic citizen who has taken to the streets to beat up the idiots that are spreading lies and disease during a … Read More

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Outworlder – Beta Sign Up

Outworlder blends Terraria-esque 2D Sci-Fi survival sandbox gameplay with colony management elements as you attempt to build self-sustainable colonies on different planets.

You start Outworlder having crash-landed on an alien world in a far-flung galaxy. You need to scavenge resources and craft to survive as you build a colony on the alien planet. As you progress you'll research new technology, defend your colony from … Read More

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Rising Hell – Beta Demo

Rising Hell is a fast paced heavy gothic metal roguelite action platformer where you fight your way up a randomly generated tower in Hell.

In Rising Hell you are a damned soul who has been tasked by Mephisto the Trickster to climb a tower that imprisons Lucifer and defeat the four Archdemons that guard it. Sure, it'll probably free the dark lord and allow him … Read More

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Resident Evil Re:Verse – Open Beta (Playstation, Xbox & Steam)

Resident Evil Re:Verse is now in open Beta on Playstation, Xbox and PC, with players able to face off in deathmatches featuring iconic characters and locations from the long running Resident Evil franchise.

As mentioned during the closed Beta sign up in January, Resident Evil Re:Verse is a multiplayer only Resident Evil spin-off which pits players agaisnt each other in third person deathmatches. It features … Read More

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Myth of Empires – Beta Sign Up

Myth of Empires is an epic new multiplayer sandbox game where players will explore, build and fight in a cruel and brutal 3rd century land that's been raveage by the chaos of war.

Currently in development by Angela Game (creators of Iron Conflict) Myth of Empires is a massively multiplayer sandbox game set in the 3rd century on the Eastern Continent. In the game … Read More

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Of Love and Eternity – Alpha Demo

Of Love and Eternity is a beautiful and atmospheric third person horror adventure where a dead knight searches for his beloved in the depths of purgatory and tries to save her from eternal damnation.

In Of Love and Eternity you take on the role of a knight who has been murdered by his king. Not only that, the king also killed your lover and now … Read More

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Handdogg – Prototype Download

Handdogg is a tricky physics-based platformer where a dog with a stretchy grappling hand tongue attempts to swing its way to freedom.

In Handdogg you take control of the titular Handdogg – the result of a mad scientist's experimentation in fusing together a hand and a dog. While the results do look a little odd, it does mean that you can use your hand-tongue to … Read More

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Psycho Taxi – Game Jam Build Download

Psycho Taxi is a fun little homage to Sega's classic Crazy Taxi games, where you race a cute little clockwork taxi around a small town and get passengers to their destinations.

Created for the Brackeys Jam, Psycho Taxi is essentially an even more arcadey take on the Crazy Taxi franchise. In the game you get behind the wheel of a little clockwork taxi as it … Read More

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Hats Off – Game Jam Build Download

Hats Off is a charming little platforming adventure where you go out for a little walk and end up having a magical hat battle with a wizard!

Created for the Minimalist Game Jam, in Hats Off you find yourself out for a walk in the countryside where you stumble across a magical talking hat. You then take the hat and take it on a short … Read More

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Scrabdackle – Kickstarter Demo

Scrabdackle is a delightful doodle styled action RPG adventure where a wizard who's never left the wizard academy before sets out into a world that's been corrupted by dark magic.

Drawing inspiration from Link's Awakening, An Untitled Story, and Hollow Knight, Scrabdackle is a whimsical action RPG adventure set in a once harmonious land that's been corrupted by dark magic. There's a good … Read More

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Attack of the Jam Filled Baby – Game Jam Build Download

Attack of the Jam Filled Baby is a very silly RPG Maker Horror game with lots of weird ways to die as you babysit your baby nephew.

Created for the Build Your Own Game Jam, Attack of the Jam Filled Baby is a short and surprising little horror game about jam, monsters and babies. In the game you take on the role of a young … Read More

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The Eldritch Funk – Student Game Download

The Eldritch Funk is an odd, eerie and wonderfully stylish first person puzzle adventure where you use a tape recorder and a Polaroid camera to unravel the mystery of what strange eldritch things happened in a famous 70's funk producer's estate.

Created by students at CNAM-ENJMIN, in The Eldritch Funk you take on the role of a 1970's journalist who goes to the estate of … Read More

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Tetragon – Beta Demo

Tetragon is a beautiful and inventive puzzle platforming adventure where a father rotates and shifts parts of the world as he attempts to rescue his son.

Drawing inspiration from The Room, The Witness and The Talos Principle, in Tetragon you follow the adventure of a brave lumberjack whose son goes missing in a strange parallel universe where gravity behaves very strangely. He must … Read More

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Path of Exile addresses messy Ultimatum launch, says giving streamers queue priority was a mistake

In a week that should be full of heady excitement for Path of Exile players, thanks to the release of the Ultimatum league, the mood has taken a turn for the worse due to a messy rollout and a decision to cater to prominent streamers over the rest of the playerbase, which has royally ticked […]

The Stream Team: Sidetracked from AdventureQuest 3D's Sandsea story

A new area for Massively OP's MJ to explore? You better believe she got sidetracked with that! That means there's still more to the AQ3D Sandsea story that MJ needs to do (she didn't get far, after all!), and she aims to keep herself from being pulled away from it this time. Really. Nothing will […]

Lord of the Rings Online addresses performance issues, LIs, and custom difficulty

Lord of the Rings Online decided to put together a Q&A with the executive producer Rob "Severlin" Ciccolini this past Friday, offering up a chance for players to get answers on pretty much any general questions they had regarding the MMORPG. A number of questions discussed technical and performance issues such as loading lag, chat […]

WRUP: The rest of the year of meme trends in advance edition

May: Pictures of eggs that have caught fire with captions about why the egg is on fire, ranging from "my clothes are still wet" to "my cat dislikes me." June: A new viral app that makes your face look like a goat's face takes the internet by storm for one week until it turns out […]

The Daily Grind: What key advice would you give to first-timers in your MMO?

I know that whenever I head into an MMO for the first time (or after a long absence), I always make it a priority to look up threads and lists that players have made along the lines of "Things I wish I had known" or "Tips for new players" or "Hey dummy, don't do this […]

The Stream Team: The atmosphere of Warframe's Call of the Tempestarii

There's a new quest available just for Railjack captains in Warframe, called Call of the Tempestarii. In it, Massively OP's MJ gets to take on the role of Sevagoth, the dark helmsman. How could she pass that up?! Luckily, she now has her own Railjack, so she'll be embarking on this very atmospheric story quest […]

Betawatch: Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis plans a global beta for May

For ages, Phantasy Star Online 2 was in the province of games that simply didn't exist on these shores, but now last year those fortunes were reversed, and now the New Genesis update/sequel/reboot is getting a global beta test on May 14th. Around the world, indeed. Other beta news: Last week, we first heard about […]

Siege Survival: Gloria Victis gets a new trailer and developer-narrated gameplay footage

Remember Siege Survival: Gloria Victis? Well, you should; it's the spinoff to the eponymous Gloria Victis that focuses on managing your way out of a siege scenario (by surviving it) that's en route to early access. And there's some tasty new tidbits for the game in the form of two new trailers, with the first […]

Sea of Thieves introduces trade routes, Forts of Fortune, and new cosmetic rewards in season two

The second season of Sea of Thieves officially launched yesterday, bringing with it a variety of new cosmetics to chase after, new events, and some new gameplay elements for pirates looking to do a little more honest work in the form of Merchant Alliance Trade Routes, which sees players purchasing Commodity Crates, finding out where […]

Fallout 76 brings back Armor Ace for Season 4 and shares its latest community calendar

While the next Fallout 76 update will require some locking and loading according to its name, there's also a little something more coming when the update arrives on April 27th: a new season featuring everyone's favorite G.I. Joe standees, Armor Ace and the Power Patrol. Dubbed Cold Steel, season 4 will offer up a fresh […]

Star Wars Galaxies Legends finally puts a date on the City in the Clouds expansion: May the fourth

Rogue server Star Wars Galaxies Legends has been teasing its Bespin expansion, called City in the Clouds, for literally years now. It was supposed to launch in early 2021, and you could definitely argue that early 2021 is almost over since we're already in the second quadrant and fast approaching the middle third. In any […]

No, Square-Enix is not looking to be bought out

Time to relax a little, people. A report last night had the internet in a tizzy after it suggested that Square-Enix had multiple other firms looking into acquiring the company, but Square-Enix shut that rumor down this morning by stating outright that the company has not been involved in any talks about selling, has no […]

Guild Wars 2 players are having a Toga Party on April 24 to raise MS awareness and charity funds

Time for a bit of feel-good philanthropy with Guild Wars 2 as the stage. On Saturday, April 24th, players are invited to an MS Toga Party in Divinity's Reach being held by Gamers Giving Back, with the goals of raising awareness of multiple sclerosis and raising funds for the MS Society of Canada, with all […]

Swords of Legends Online's latest class preview video features the Summoner

Whether it's wielding the mystical power of an extremely aggressive fox friend or healing allies with the power of sparkle butterflies, the latest class preview video from Swords of Legends Online has it all as it offers a look at the Summoner class in action. A class that's attuned with the natural world, the Summoner […]

Path of Exile Ultimatum league is now live

Path of Exile friends, I hope you have blocked off your weekend and stocked your fridge because Ultimatum is very definitely happening to you tonight. As this post goes live, the servers have just come down to begin patching and preloading. They're expected to be back up around 4 p.m. EDT with the update. Our […]

Black Desert offers a sneak peek at the Sage's Awakening arriving to PC April 21

If you thought the Sage class that was recently introduced to Black Desert did some damage using magical cubes, just wait until you see what it can do with some magical lightning. That's the general thrust of the Sage's Awakening, which trades in a magical box for a lightning-infused spear known as a Kibelius and […]

Stick and Rudder: Elite Dangerous Odyssey's second alpha phase had more FPS goodness and even more bugs

The whole that made up the second phase of Elite Dangerous Odyssey's alpha testing could easily be broken up into two parts: Frontline Solutions and the related combat zone gameplay, and being able to join friends for whatever other things we wanted without the use of Holo-Me. In my experience, the former felt a little […]

DC Universe Online's freebie World of Flashpoint episode is live for all players

After a hefty downtime yesterday, DC Universe Online pushed its latest episode, World of Flashpoint, live – for everyone – allowing even free-to-play players a crack at the new daily and weekly missions as well the capped-off raid. "Inspired by the iconic Flashpoint storyline, World of Flashpoint opens a window into this altered timeline. The […]

Raph Koster expounds on MMO fun, retention, and cynicism in the genre

MMORPG developer Raph Koster has been having words about the MMO industry ahead of the reveal of the MMO that his new studio Playable Worlds is working on. Really, kind of a lot of words. This latest piece is all about ensuring that you're having the fun. Koster notes the conflict between what players want […]

World of Warcraft details exactly how adjustments to drops and mechanics will work in The Burning Crusade Classic

So, if you were wondering how exactly WoW Classic would handle the changes implemented over the course of The Burning Crusade, your questions have now been answered officially. The short version? It's a lot like the original WoW Classic in that various stages of attunement, mechanics, and reputation requirements will remain as their launch version […]

Tamriel Infinium: Previewing The Elder Scrolls Online's Blackwood and companion system

While fans of the Elder Scrolls series patiently await any scrap of information pertaining to TES6, players of The Elder Scrolls Online continue to enjoy vast and persistent amounts of content on a highly predictable schedule. Fresh on the heels of the Flames of Ambition dungeon update, ZeniMax Online Studios has begun to release a […]

SWG Galaxies Restoration III's CU/NGE blend rogue server says launch is 'imminent'

If you follow the Star Wars Galaxies emulation community at all, you're probably waiting on a very big announcement from a certain rogue server today. So are we. But this post is actually about a different emu, and its press release – yes, a real press release from an emu, gotta love it – is […]

City of Titans recaps efforts on music, powers, multiplayer, and more

MMO superhero fans have been watching a slew of Kickstarted and fan-funded MMO ventures ever since City of Heroes was sunsetted – City of Titans among them. Funded back in 2013, the game was once widely considered the best hope for the subgenre. But a lot has changed in the ensuing years, including and perhaps […]

The Daily Grind: What was the last thing you built in an MMO?

MMO builders, this Daily Grind is for you. And I don't mean people who build MMOs; I mean people who build in MMOs. And with a few prominent exceptions, that's actually a ton of MMOs – so many online games allow you to build houses or cities or spaceships. At minimum, you can probably at […]

The Stream Team: Hunting eggs and adventure in Dungeons & Dragons Online

If you thought only Christmas liked to assert itself as dominant over many weeks, you haven't met Easter! Also dissatisfied with only one day of celebrating, Easter events keep coming in MMORPGs, and Massively OP's MJ is just fine with that. Tonight, she gets to leap across rooftops in DDO on the hunt for colorful […]

Massively Overthinking: The 2021 MMORPG outlook is good, actually

Early this week, I saw a mainstream gaming headline in my feeds about how we should all just give up on 2021 since it's obviously going to be a year full of fails and catch-ups and delays. But over here in the MMORPG genre itself, I'm actually feeling pretty good about it – we have […]

Occupy White Walls introduces gallery music, grid snapping, and a new plaza in the CloudSound update

I haven't peeked in on the multiplayer art gallery builder Occupy White Walls, but I always sort of assumed it had music of some sort happening in there. Apparently, there's going to be a lot more music with the CloudSound update, which has the tentpole feature of letting players pipe in music from SoundCloud into […]

ArcheAge brings back the Hereafter Festival to mark the in-game sacrifice of goddess Nui

One of the chief lore points of ArcheAge's story is the sacrifice of the goddess Nui when the realm of Auroria fell to Kyrios, so naturally there's an associated in-game event known as the Hereafter Festival. This holiday of remembrance is back once more, offering rewards for players who complete some steps to honor Nui. […]

The Warcraft movie twitter shares some deleted scenes from the film

You may not have thought about the fact that there was a Warcraft movie for years, bu it turns out that there's still a bit left in the vault for that particular cinematic outing. After years of dormancy, the film's official Twitter account came back to life to share a collection of about 14 minutes' […]

Final Fantasy XIV restores the world visit system after technical outages

Good news for people trapped on other world servers in Final Fantasy XIV, these prison bars shall jail you no longer. The development team has announced that following the game's emergency maintenance, the issue appears to be fixed and world visit will be turned back on, with housing timers to be turned back on in […]

Dual Universe adds self-support features, posts dev letters on live game challenges and costs

Dual Universe has taken to the belief that players of the game should be allowed to help themselves and one another instead of coming to the game's support team for things like stuck characters or constructs. With the most recent update, players can now utilize features like an /unstuck slash command for when their characters […]

Activision launches lawsuit against indie game dev over Warzone trademark

RPS has a juicy piece up this week on a lawsuit Activision is waging against an indie game developer that should probably prompt Activision to graciously move on. But it's Activision, so of course instead it's turning into a big lawsuit and articles that make it look like a jerk stomping all over indie developers […]

Elder Scrolls Online's new Endeavors dailies offer a new path to lockbox loot

If dailies aren't your thing in MMOs, you can probably keep on scrolling. But if they are, or if you're planning to return to Elder Scrolls Online when Blackwood rolls out in June, then you should probably point your eyeballs over at ZeniMax's latest dev blog, as the studio has today revealed full details on […]

Grab a free set of Magic Legends Crusader Armor courtesy of PWE and MOP

With the April beta patch for Magic Legends now under the devs' belt, Cryptic and PWE are eager to get player eyeballs back on the free-to-play game, and if you're going to jump in, you're going to want to look spiffy doing it, right? The studios have granted Massively OP a stack of keys for […]

Magic Legends drops April patch, says work on console and performance continues

While the latest patch for Magic Legends is light on new content, it's absolutely laden with fixes and improvements for the multiplayer ARPG, addressing a wide swath of problems with the game. Players are now effectively ghosts in the game, as character collision has been removed. Those with low-end machines should benefit from further performance […]

Scan plants for fun and profit in Elite Dangerous' Odyssey alpha phase three, which is live today

While there are certainly no shortage of ways to rake in the space cheddar in Elite: Dangerous, the newest phase of alpha testing for the Odyssey expansion will grant players their first opportunity to try out a new form of money-making: exo-biology. Taking part of this new gameplay loop involves wearing the newly-added Artemis suit, […]

Vague Patch Notes: Playing MMOs as an introvert

I've heard people say that the idea of "extroverts" and "introverts" isn't really all that accurate to the way that human beings actually behave, and let me tell you something: We'd have words if any of us would ever leave our homes to talk with another human being. I mean… more than usual right now […]

Ashes of Creation promises to sell more alpha keys, heads back to the studio

Like bees spying a honey buffet, Ashes of Creation fans are buzzing about this coming June's non-NDA Alpha One test. In this month's creative director's letter, Intrepid Studios' Steven Sharif updated followers on the development of this test — and how you might still gain access to it. Sharif said that additional keys are likely […]

More World of Warcraft Update 9.1 discoveries: glasses, bonus rolls, and a mega-dungeon

One has to imagine that World of Warcraft putting a patch on a test server these days must feel like a studio inviting someone over to its house only to have a horde slam through the door, barge through every room, and poke around every cupboard, vent, and closet looking for additional hidden details. Such […]

Elyon answers more player questions about PvP, cash shop items, and PvE plans in Reddit AMA

The community manager for Elyon seems to be hard at work. Following a Q&A session held on a fansite's Discord, Elyon CM Yukimura took to Reddit to open an AMA, fielding a variety of questions from the MMORPG subreddit community. Many of the questions answered touched on PvP, noting that players can look forward to […]

Swords of Legends Online reveals the trailer for the Bard, an 'elegant monk'

Gameforge and Wangyuan Shengtang have been cranking out hype for Swords of Legends Online all week, but this game has only been on the MMO radar about that long, so you'd be forgiven for feeling as if it's come almost out of nowhere. So far, we've seen glimpses of the Reaper, Berserker, and Spellsword classes; […]

The Daily Grind: Do you play MMOs in early access?

Playing at least one or two early access games is just kind of part of the nature of playing video games these days, especially on the PC. You're going to play something that's still heavily into the testing phase and that's just to be expected. But playing an early access MMO is something different. No, […]

Ubisoft announces shutdown dates for several of its older online titles

Today's bad news for legacy online support is that some of Ubisoft's older titles now have a firm date of online shutdown. If you've still been enjoying the online features of Might & Magic X, Assassin's Creed 2, or Anno 1404, you should be ready to wave farewell to those games once the servers get […]

Gamigo reveals another upcoming game: Mobile turn-based arena battler Heroes of Twilight

Last week, we noted that Gamigo's parent company's investor report talked up an "increased number of game launches" on its 2021 roadmap – one of which was revealed as Kinship Entertainment's 4v4 MOBA hybrid called Skydome. Today, we're being treated to yet another one of them, though this one is also not an MMORPG – […]

Squad-based WWII shooter Enlisted makes its open beta debut on all platforms

Looking for a new multiplayer squad shooter set in WWII? Wait, really? Well then publisher Gaijin Entertainment and developer Darkflow Studio has your number as their game Enlisted officially entered open beta on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X and S last week. The game's open beta touts two campaigns set in the Battle for […]

TitanReach's latest early access patch update adds character customization and a PvP island

Good news, TitanReach players, you can now head to an island to kill your friends. Why are you doing this? Well, we assume they're not very good friends. Or maybe they are and this is just how you show affection (you did all pay a bunch of money to get into this game's testing phase); […]

Pokemon Go promotes its 'Sustainability Campaign' with project seed money and game rewards

We've known since Pokemon Go's April event details that Niantic had an Earth Day-related event on deck, but this week's preview shows the event is far more inclusive than you might have expected. Gameplay-wise, the new details revealed that Binacle will make its debut in POGO for the event (April 20th through 25th), as will shiny Trubbish. There'll […]

PlanetSide 2 pushes back Chapter 3 and focuses on Containment Site updates after enthusiastic testing

Judging by reports from PlanetSide 2's lead designer Michael "Wrel" Henderson, the upcoming Containment Site battlefield is going over a treat, so much so that the devs will be focusing on updating the area and make it ready to go for the final week of April while pushing back Chapter 3 content for the week […]

Phantasy Star Online New Genesis plans global closed beta for May 14

Hey, so remember how Phantasy Star Online 2 is supposed to be reinventing itself as New Genesis this year, not all that long after finally launching in the west? Yeah, it's been a whirlwind for this antique MMORPG, and it's only going to get more exciting as SEGA has just announced when we can expect […]

Path of Exile releases patch notes, passive tree data, and item filter information for the Ultimatum update

While the Ultimatum League for Path of Exile is still two days away from arriving to PC players, the folks at Grinding Gear Games have very helpfully allowed fans to pass those two days by reading some exhaustive patch notes and filing through passive tree and item changes. How thoughtful. In true GGG fashion, the […]