Radiance Hearts – Prototype Download

Radiance Hearts is a charming 2D puzzle action platforming adventure where you control two separate beings who join forces on a journey to save the world from darkness.

In Radiance Hearts you follow the adventure of a magical knight called the Hero of Light and a cute little blob creature called Lumi. Together they are on a quest to seal away the darkness that's spread … Read More

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Iris: A Colorful Dream – Alpha Demo

Iris: A Colorful Dream is a beautiful third person puzzle platforming adventure where you bring color back to a colorless world.

In Iris: A Colorful Dream you follow the adventure of Iris, a small colorless being whose world has been dull and colorless for as long as it can remember. However, there are stories that tell of a time when the world was drenched in … Read More

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Power to the People – Alpha Sign Up

Power to the People is a management sim where you attempt to build and maintain a power grid that is required to supply a constantly growing population.

In Power to the People you're tasked with running a power grid that supplies a city whose population is always growing. More people mean more power required, so you'll need to plan carefully and build to avoid shortages … Read More

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Avian – Beta Download

Avian is a beautiful musical third person platforming adventure where a guardian of a long lost civilization uses a flute to transform/move objects in the world.

In Avian you take on the role of a guardian of a lost civilization who sets out to save his fallen brothers. You can jump and glide through the air, and you also have a very handy flute which … Read More

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Sky Traveller – Student Game Download

Sky Traveller is a beautiful first person parkour platformer where you run, air-dash, wall-run and slide your way through a city built on islands that float in the clouds.

Created by students at The Game Assembly, Sky Traveller is a first person parkour platformer set in a city that floats in the sky. It plays a little like Mirror's Edge, but with larger, more … Read More

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Tom Clancy's XDefiant – Beta Sign Up (PC, Playstation & Xbox)

Beta sign ups are now live for Tom Clancy's XDefiant, Ubisoft's take on the Overwatch style Hero shooter genre.

Tom Clancy's XDefiant is essentially an Overwatch style first person 6v6 hero shooter set in the Tom Clancy universe. In the game players take control of uniquely skilled combatants called "Defiants" and face off in locations based on classic Tom Clancy games. There are four factions … Read More

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Island Getaway – Game Jam Build Download

Island Getaway is a very weird little retro Atari styled Eldritch horror adventure where you go to a luxury island resort that's filled with giant crab monsters!

Created for the gm48 game jam, Island Getaway is a retro horror adventure that sees you and a couple of pals visiting a luxury island resort and spa for some much needed rest and relaxation. However, although it … Read More

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Talavah: Book of Jed – Alpha Demo

Talavah: Book of Jed is a retro styled graphic adventure game that follows the son of a chief of a nomadic clan and his servant, as he embarks on a rite of passage across a vast and danger-filled frozen red ocean.

In Talavah: Book of Jed you take on the role of Jed, the son of the current chief of a nomadic clan called the … Read More

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Piratopia – Beta Sign Up

Piratopia is an easily accessible open world pirate game with PvP and PvE elements, where you sail around, battle enemies and upgrade your ship.

In Piratopia you'll be able to take control of a little pirate ship and go in search of trouble and treasure. You'll be able to battle against forts, AI ships and player controlled ships, with you earning loot for your victories. … Read More

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Die After Sunset – Beta Sign Up

Die After Sunset is a roguelite third person shooter where you battle against enemies that are cute and clumsy in the daylight, but when covered in shade transform into powerful beasts.

In Die After Sunset you travel through time and attempt to fend off an invasion of aliens called Murkors. The Murkors look cute and harmless when the sun is shining on them, but when … Read More

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Aquamarine – Alpha Sign Up

You can now sign up to Alpha test Aquamarine, a beautiful hand-animated survival adventure set on an ocean planet, with an art style inspired by 70's/80's psychedelic pulp Sci-Fi comics.

Previously featured on Alpha Beta Gamer back in January, Aquamarine is a hand-drawn Sci-Fi roguelite adventure where you attempt to survive and escape from a mysterious alien water planet that you crashland on. You … Read More

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HAAK – Beta Sign Up & Beta Demo

HAAK is a stylish narrative-driven action platforming metroidvania where you search for your brother in an apocalyptic land that's home to a shady organisation that's hiding the world's ultimate secret.

In HAAK you follow the adventure of a young man who has set out into the wastelands of an apocalyptic world in search of his brother. After falling down into some ruins, you don't find … Read More

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Delphyq – Beta Sign Up

Delphyq is a tactical real-time strategy game where you command a squad of elite operatives as you attempt to take down a union of tyrannical corporations known as "The Balance".

Looking a little like a real-time take on X-Com, Delphyq sees you commanding a squad of soldiers in tactical missions focused on taking down The Balance. The combat takes place in pausable real-time and … Read More

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Insurgency: Sandstorm – Beta Sign Up (Playstation & Xbox)

The highly acclaimed team-based tactical FPS Insurgency: Sandstorm is coming to consoles and you can sign up for the Beta right now!

Previously featured on Alpha Beta Gamer back in 2018 Insurgency: Sandstorm is an objective-orientated tactical FPS with intense close quarters conflicts in war-torn environments. It was released on PC a couple of years ago, but now it's bringing its brutal fast paced FPS … Read More

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The Dream of Yourself – Alpha Download

The Dream of Yourself is an delightfully disgusting and extremely weird exploration game where you wriggle your way through intestines towards a temple full of eyeballs.

The Dream of Yourself is currently being created as a "spiritual exploration of your subconsciousness", but it's arguable that if your subconsciousness looks like this in any way you should probably seek professional help. The whole thing is a … Read More

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Blind Fate: Edo no Yami – Beta Demo

Blind Fate: Edo no Yami is a stylish melee combat focused side-scrolling action adventure where a blind cyber-samurai uses outdated simulations to navigate the real world and fight cyber-Yokai.

In Blind Fate: Edo no Yami your character is totally blind and can only "see" the world around him via the digital simulation that's relayed to his brain by a computer. However, these simulations are essentially … Read More

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Company of Heroes 3 – Open Pre-Alpha

You can now download and play the pre-Alpha for Company of Heroes 3, a long awaited third installment of the popular World War II RTS series, this time taking place in the Mediterranean.

It's been eight years since the Company of Heroes 2 was released so understandably Company of Heroes 3 looks set to be a dramatic upgrade over its predecessor. It features gorgeous … Read More

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Project Altheia – Beta Sign Up

Project Altheia is a narrative-driven third person action adventure that promises fast paced combat as you battle your way through its beautiful fantasy world.

There is very little info available about Project Altheia at the moment other than the statement that it's a "story driven, action adventure that combines exploration, fast paced combat and mysterious dungeons". Aside from that it appears that you're a female … Read More

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Driftmaster – Beta Sign Up

Driftmaster is a drifting-focused top-down arcade racing game where you drift your way through scenic racetracks and gymkhana events throughout Canada.

In Driftmaster you set out across the picturesque countrysides of Canada, with an aim of becoming a true Driftmaster. As you race through each track you earn points and multipliers by drifting through designated drift zones at corners.

Driftmaster features a selection of different … Read More

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The Machines Arena – Alpha Sign Up

The Machines Arena is a PvP top-down hero shooter where heavily armed robots and humans face off in fast paced carnage-filled battles.

In The Machines Arena you'll be able to do battle in action-packed 4v4 online multiplayer matches that last around 5 to 7 minutes. There's a selection of unique combatants to choose from, each with their own personality, skills and distinct play styles. It … Read More

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Xenonauts 2 – Beta Sign Up

Xenonauts 2 is an X-Com-esque Sci-Fi strategy game that puts you in charge of a multinational organisation that's tasked with defending Earth from alien invasions.

The Xenonauts game was released in 2014 and did a great job of updating the classic original X-Com games for the modern era. In fact it felt more faithful to the classic X-Com games than the new Firaxis games … Read More

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Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter – Beta Sign Up

Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter is a narrative-driven anti-submarine warfare simulation game where you command a Fletcher-class destroyer in a battle for the Atlantic during WWII.

Currently in development by Iron Wolf Studio S.A. (Creators of 911 Operator and U-BOOT The Board Game) Destroyer: The U-Boat Hunter is a tense narrative driven WWII simulation game that pits your destroyer against an invisible enemy – Nazi … Read More

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Black Lotus Motel – Beta Sign Up

Black Lotus Motel is a cooperative escape simulation game where you and a friend work together to solve the mystery of a strange desert hotel you're locked up in.

Playable in online co-op multiplayer, Black Lotus Motel sees you and a friend searching for clues and solving puzzles as you attempt to escape from a mysterious hotel before it's flooded with a tide of toxic … Read More

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Turgor Pressure – Game Jam Build Download

Turgor Pressure is a surreal and atmospheric six-degrees-of-freedom horror adventure where you pilot an ROV down through into a mysterious abandoned underwater facility.

Created for the HPS1 Summer of Shivers game jam, Turgor Pressure is a short and strange subsea horror adventure that draws inspiration from Modus Interactive's Frontier Diver. In the game you pilot an ROV down through a mysterious abandoned underwater research … Read More

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KEO – Beta Sign Up

KEO is a multiplayer vehicular combat game where humans battle for resources in an intense combat sport that uses highly customizable high-tech remote control vehicles.

The multiplayer vehicular combat of KEO takes place in the year 2120, where 66 years ago an apocalyptic event left the world in ruins. Combatants now use remote controlled vehicles that were scavenged from what remains of the old world … Read More

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FRIGID – Beta Sign Up

FRIGID is a frostbitten first person survival game with horror elements that draws inspiration from The Thing after a cataclysmic event sees you fighting for your life in the Canadian Arctic.

In FRIGID you'll need to explore, scavenge and craft useful equipment as you try to fend off cold and hunger in a subzero Arctic environment. However, cold and hunger aren't your only concerns – … Read More

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Lumione – Beta Demo

Lumione is a beautiful Celeste-esque precision platforming adventure that follows a deep-sea fairy as they try to restore the Light of Hope to the seabed.

In Lumione you take control of a deep-sea fairy called Glimmer who sets out on an adventure to restore light to the seabed. It's an uplifting story that revolves around chasing dreams and having hope as you face the … Read More

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Detained: Too Good for School – Kickstarter Demo

Detained: Too Good for School is an Anime styled narrative-driven beat 'em up that follows the story of two schoolgirls who are framed for a crime they didn't commit and set out to find the culprit.

In Detained: Too Good for School you take control of a rebellious schoolgirl who is framed for dealing drugs out of the blue. It soon becomes apparent that another … Read More

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Siren: Rex Maria – Student Game Download

Siren: Rex Maria is a tense and atmospheric subsea horror adventure where you explore a shipwreck while being stalked by a mysterious mermaid-esque cryptid.

Created by students at ETPA in France, Siren: Rex Maria is a beautifully crafted first person horror adventure where a diver explores a shipwreck and investigates the cause of its sinking. As they explore the shipwreck they soon discover that they're … Read More

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Rewinder – Student Game Download

Rewinder is a Sci-Fi first person parkour platformer where you use an ability to rewind time as you race through visually stunning abstract worlds.

Created by students at ETPA, Rewinder is an incredibly stylish parkour platformer with a clever time-rewinding mechanic. In each level your aim is to collect the keys to open a gate then make your way to the gate. Collecting the keys … Read More

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California sues Activision-Blizzard over discrimination and sexist, toxic work culture

Activision-Blizzard has had an abysmal couple of years, and it's about to get much worse, as the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing has filed a civil rights and equal pay lawsuit against Activision and Blizzard on behalf of its victimized employees. As first reported by Bloomberg Law, the DFEH alleges that its multi-year investigation […]

New World has capped menu screen framerates to prevent video card fatalities

Earlier today, we covered the emerging news that users of some video cards, particularly EVGA RTX 3090 graphics cards, were having serious problems with Amazon's New World beta – to the point that the cards were being bricked. As the story developed over the day, it became more clear that even more cards are affected […]

Dual Universe details the tracking, mining, and fighting to be done for asteroids

Asteroids in Dual Universe! You know how to play this; you just rotate your ship a little bit and shoot at the asteroids while they come closer, but you have to – oh, wait, that's not how asteroids work here. No, instead they're resource-rich balls of rock floating through space, designed to be spontaneous hotspots […]

Overwatch launches 2021 Summer Games, the WoW Wrath of the Lich King pandemic boardgame is really happening

As the first Tokyo Olympics events begin today, Overwatch has opened the gates for its own Summer Games, running this year through August 10th. Expect the return of Lucioball and Lucioball Remix as well as the traditional lootboxes and cosmetics. "erve up some summer sweets as Sprinkles Mei, kick back with a chilly cocktail as […]

Blade and Soul 2 will be getting a South Korean launch this August

Up to this point, the mobile MMO prequel Blade and Soul 2 has only had the nebulous launch date of sometime this year, but a new press release from NCSoft confirms that the South Korean version of the game has moved from a release year to a release month: the month of August, to be […]

PlanetSide 2 adjusts infantry weapons, tweaks Javelins, and squashes bugs in today's update

Now that the NSO faction has been retooled, it stands to reason that PlanetSide 2 would need to adjust things a bit post-patch. That's just what this latest hotfix looks to do, offering some unremarkable but otherwise necessary tweaks to a few things in the PC version of the shooter. This patch buffs up the […]

Path of Exile posts the complete patch notes for the Expedition expansion

While the Expedition League for Path of Exile still has a couple of days to go before it officially launches on July 23rd, players are being granted a headstart on hoovering up all of the details of the update thanks to a set of fully available patch notes. Considering these notes are for an expansion-sized […]

GDC 2021: Navigating player behaviors and cheating in online video games

GDC 2021 has now offered several panels on player behavior and cheating that are aimed at devs but still provide some good information for regular players. Riot Games specifically was out in force, and Head of Player Dynamics, Weszt Hart, helped curb expectations, while Andrew Hogan, CMO and Co-Founder of Intorqa, drove home how rampant […]

The Stream Team: A first-timer's live exploration of the New World closed beta

We've been following the journey of New World for a while now, including providing several hands-on impressions pieces, but now it's time for MOP's Chris to have his turn, and this time it's not on a dev-guided tour! It's time for some closed beta exploration of the world of Aeternum – no guides, no rails, […]

Diablo II Resurrected explains its 'solve for one, extend to many' accessibility philosophy

Diablo II Resurrected has a new dev blog out touting its accessibility features, previously hinted at last week. Essentially, Blizzard is trying to update the game for modern sensibilities and expectations without actually taking anything away from the folks who are looking for the same hardcore experience from two decades ago. It's all about choices. […]

Perfect Ten: The 10 stages of returning to an old favorite MMO

In my illustrious career of sitting on my butt and mashing the 1-4 buttons over and over, I've returned to many MMOs like an addicted boomerang. I learned early on never to say those immortal words of, "I quit and I'm never coming back! This is it!" because that was only setting myself up for […]

Guild Wars 2 plans to make a permanent public version of Twisted Marionette after some tweaks

If you've been following the community buzz in Guild Wars 2, you probably noticed a name on a lot of players' lips: the Twisted Marionette, which readers will recall was being temporarily returned for a week. It turns out that this particular fight is a stern challenge for most public groups, meaning the attempts at […]

Casually Classic: Why it's so good to Zangarmarsh and chill in WoW Classic

Burning Crusade's Outland shows all the hallmarks of being a playground for developers to flex and try new things. I always was amused at how each of the zones feature a strong color theme and logically fit together only so much as a little kid might try to force-merge non-matching puzzle pieces. Plus, you have […]

New World turns RTX 3090 GPUs into bricks and bans a streamer for milking an in-game cow

I admit, that headline is going to require a little bit of explanation, so let's just get right into this odd little batch of New World news. We'll start off with a very specific problem related to EVGA RTX 3090 graphics cards, which the game is apparently absolutely frying, although as Kotaku notes, it seems […]

Black Desert's Atoraxxion dungeon is live for PC and console today

As promised, Atoraxxion has rolled out to Black Desert's PC and console versions today. What's Atoraxxion? Why, it's the game's first-ever traditional co-up dungeon. And when they call it a "party dungeon," well, it's true on a technicality – but not nearly as festive as the term sounds! "Atoraxxion, the last stronghold, requires five Adventurers […]

Book of Travels has delayed its early access a third time, now to August 30

Might and Delight has delayed Book of Travels yet again, though it won't be a dramatically longer wait: The new early access debut is happening August 30th. The studio says it will "use the additional time to make sure the upcoming build matches the team's vision." "Right now we're in a good place, but the […]

Crowfall outlines upcoming test patch, says marketing campaign begins this week

Crowfall has released its second big dev blog since launch this week, addressing the upcoming patch, which is due to land on the test server shortly. Players who jump in to test will pick up a tankard as a gift. "The most exciting additions you will see in this upcoming release on Test, is The […]

NCsoft hopes that Aion Classic will lure people back to Aion Prime

With some big new MMO shiny coming along every week this summer, it's perfectly understandable if you totally lost track that Aion Classic launched a mere month ago. At the very least, NCsoft hasn't forgotten — because NCsoft very much wants to convert those players to regular Aion. At least this is the sense that […]

Fallout 76 announces Fallout Worlds with (paid) customizable servers

Private customizable servers have been high up on the most-wanted list for a segment of Fallout 76's community. Now, they're here. Bethesda announced that it's started to test Fallout Worlds, a new game mode that lets owners create a custom ruleset and visitors experience that setting. Some of the ruleset options mentioned for Fallout Worlds […]

The Daily Grind: So what do we all think of New World so far?

Amazon's New World rolled into closed beta yesterday, and unlike some past test events, this one has no NDA, meaning the whole MMORPG community is weighing in. I got a chance to play a few hours yesterday, right as the server clusters were nearing around 200,000 peak players on Steam. Almost all of the servers […]

The Wagadu Chronicles devs consider the challenges of building an afrofantasy MMORPG

The world of upcoming sandbox MMORPG The Wagadu Chronicles has piqued a lot of interest, particularly because its afrofantasy setting isn't something we get to see a lot of in our genre, let alone gaming entirely. Tackling that challenge was the subject of a video presentation from Twin Drums founder and game designer Allan Cudicio, […]

Neverwinter delays its console release of Vault of Stars: Twisted Denizens

So there's some bad news for Neverwinter fans on consoles. Yes, Vault of Stars: Twisted Denizens is still coming, but the latest tweet on the official account has announced that it won't be arriving until July 27th. You may note that the maintenance and patch being announced is for tomorrow, July 21st, and that it […]

Fortnite declares 'Rainbow Royale' this week with free LGBTQ cosmetics and music from LGBTQ artists

While June was officially Pride month, Fortnite seems keen to keep LGBTQIA+ representation front-and-center in the game this week with the announcement of what it's calling "Rainbow Royale," which is giving away plenty of free goodies with a representative rainbow flair. All week long, players can snap up four different rainbow sprays, a rainbow-colored wrap, […]

Mobile MMO Moonlight Sculptor is adding new regions in today's update

Are you ready for more areas to check out in the mobile MMORPG Moonlight Sculptor? If not, it's time to brace yourself for the game's patch today, which will be introducing some new regions to the game. As one might expect with the arrival of new areas to an MMO, this new update will bring […]

Massively OP Podcast Episode 331: The transparency episode

Justin and Bree discuss Crowfall, Chronicles of Elyria, Camelot Unchained, Guild Wars 2, Final Fantasy XIV, Swords of Legends Online, Elyon, Warframe, and Path of Exile, with adventures in FFXIV, WoW Classic, LOTRO, and Albion Online, plus mailbag topics on Crowfall's marketing and its roleplay problem.

EVE Online's bank vault-breaking Grand Heist update arrives to the Singularity test server

Of all of the occupations a player can pursue in EVE Online, "bank robber" might not be one of the first things that spring to mind. However, there are big, fat, juicy reserve banks in-game that have been growing plump with bounty takes thanks to recent updates, and with the incoming Grand Heist update, players […]

Allods Online opens a tournament server for team vs. team battles as qualifiers begin today

What's a summer vacation if you don't come out of it with bloody knuckles, a busted nose, and a pressing need to make a dental appointment? An uneventful one, Allods Online says, which is why you totally need to grab some friends and get into a scrap with the MMO's new Blood Tournament. Open on […]

GDC 2021: Research on online video game voice chat has come a long way

Covering studies about video gamers often reveals a glaring problem with the science on the topic: Most of it looks has traditionally surveyed text chat rather than voice chat. But today we've got a story that could change that narrative, as Hank Howie, Director of Partnerships at Modulate, gave a quick overview of recent studies […]

XDefiant is Ubisoft's next Tom Clancy franchise arena shooter

Ubisoft is not having the best couple of years. It's been wrecked by a wide-ranging sexual harassment scandal and lawsuit, it's losing staff left and right, it's had to delay Skull and Bones so many times that nobody remembers what it is, and it even suffered a hoax bomb threat last year. The company has […]

Choose My Adventure: Wakfu may not be my cup of tea

You know how sometimes you really can't know for sure how you'll feel about a game until you fire it up? Those games where you sort of arrive to it with an empty skull, untouched by any sort of outside influence or opinion? This was the situation I found myself as I headed towards Wakfu […]

Not So Massively: Wolcen's roadmap is missing some important things

In the past, I've been pretty free with my praise for Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem. I've gotten nearly a hundred hours of good fun out of it, and I hope to see it continue to grow. But I am growing concerned. The team behind the game recently released a list of its planned updates for […]

Final Fantasy XIV's Naoki Yoshida addresses the 'staggering and unexpected' player population explosion and asks for patience

Everyone's eager to play Final Fantasy XIV's new expansion, and that's why the servers are full. You know, despite the fact that the expansion in question isn't releasing until November and it's currently July. Producer and director Naoki Yoshida has reached out to the FFXIV community explaining the limitations that the team is working around […]

Dual Universe shares update plans for summer and fall, brings the Apollo patch to PTS

Evidently, Novaquark Studios was so excited to share the latest developments for Dual Universe that it broke tradition and kicked out its next newsletter mid-month instead of waiting for the end of July. Why all the eagerness? For one, the devs have put out a new public roadmap, which offers several tenuous dates for new […]

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2's outage analysis, simplified

For my day job, I'm a software developer, and all of my previous jobs have been IT related in some fashion. I still remember some advice that my supervisor at my first tech-related job gave me: "If we're doing our job right, no one will know we're here. When something does break, whether it's your […]

Final Fantasy XIV's newest patch abolishes more weekly limitations for loot and adds AFK timers

The two things that Final Fantasy XIV players were hoping to find in today's patch 5.58 were data center travel and the release of the long-awaited datamined Cruise Chaser mount. Neither of those is included in this patch. What is included is the removal of weekly limits on rewards from the Tower at Paradigm's Breach […]

Portal Knights studio gets $10M investment to make open-world sandbox

After selling over 3.5 million copies of Portal Knights, what's indie developer Keen Games going to do next? Make an even bigger game, that's what. Keen Games announced that it's working on a "spiritual successor" to Portal Knights that's less cartoony and more "grown-up." This unnamed title is an open world multiplayer sandbox that not […]

Blizzard further experiments with WoW Classic's same-faction battlegrounds

Implementing same-faction battlegrounds for some of the wildly unbalanced WoW Classic servers seemed to us to be a no-brainer, but Blizzard isn't fully happy with how the test runs have progressed thus far. While the studio notes that this change resulted in "drastically lowered queue times," issues such as premades and Alliance vs. Alliance BGs […]

Amazon's New World closed beta finally begins today – check out the trailer!

Happy beta day, New World! Yes, Amazon Games' long-awaited MMORPG is finally rolling into closed beta today as the last leg of testing – and hype – before its launch on August 31st. And it is indeed testing; there will be a wipe before launch. But there's no NDA, meaning that we're all going to […]

The Daily Grind: What's the single best way an MMO can keep a newbie playing?

A while back, MOP's own Ben tweeted that during his recent foray into EVE Online, a gamemaster messaged him out of the blue. The GM apparently offered his aid and sent over some starter equipment. As Ben noted, it's a rare thing in MMOs. I've seldom seen it from a studio's staff before either; it's […]

War Thunder fan accidentally shares classified military documents to make digital tank more realistic

No, that headline is not an Onion-style bit of satire because we genuinely live in a world so unapologetically stupid that satire is dying screaming. Apparently, an active member of the UK military and a fan of the online military vehicular battler War Thunder had some opinions about how the game's version of the Challenger […]

Atlas releases a 'summer bug smash' patch that crushes a variety of bugs and adjusts the mortar ship

The pirating sandbox of Atlas is promising some new content on the horizon, but before any of those details are shared, the devs at Grapeshot Games are steamrolling a variety of bugs with its newest patch. Players can look forward to things like more consistent spawning of the ghost ship, the end of the Army […]

SEED's latest dev blogs feature roads, cities, house interiors, a new user portal, and too many ducks

Klang Games' dev blog-a-palooza for its developing colony sim MMO SEED rolls along, with a whole bunch of posts about cities, Seedlings, user tools, and, yes, ducks. Gobs and gobs of ducks. Mysterious ducks gathering under the pale moonlight. We'll begin with a recap of a recent playtest that offers a play-by-play of a recent […]

Mabinogi adds new Stardust skills, new dungeons, and Shadow Missions in the Stardust update

The newest update to the MMO Mabinogi has some goodies for players who like to achieve new power and take on new challenges. The Stardust update has some titular Stardust skills that players can learn from a new NPC after completing a series of quests. Five new Stardust skills and their supporting effects can be […]

OrbusVR releases a new trailer to showcase the MMO's features

How long is long enough before your MMORPG should have an updated trailer? Two years seems to be enough time for OrbusVR, as the devs at Ad Alternum Game Studios have decided their old trailer from April 2019 could do with a refresh. As one might expect from an official trailer, the new video provides […]

Skyforge's Xbox version gets a visual upgrade on Series X/S with the latest patch

It's hard to say a game like Skyforge looks bad from a visual standpoint, but with the launch of the Xbox Series X and S consoles, a lot of games that were released a generation before can now take advantage of the new hardware's grunt to make things look better. So that's just what the […]

Fall Guys season 5 welcomes you to the jungle on July 20

Starting tomorrow, July 20th, the multiplayer obstacle course royale of Fall Guys is trading in its '80s neon for sweltering jungles with the game's fifth season, which is introducing new rounds, new obstacles, and new costumes all set to a tropical jungle theme. A recent trailer offers up a sneak peek at the features for […]

Guild Wars 2 reveals fourth End of Dragons voice actor as cheeky Inventory Manager gets an update

My favorite April Fools' Day trick this year wasn't a trick at all: It was a game published by Guild Wars 2 superfan @that_shaman called Inventory Manager. And it wasn't just a joke; it was a real Bejeweled-style game that actually worked and poked cheeky fun at Guild Wars 2's legendary inventory mess. And now […]

Destiny 2 outlines changes coming to ritual activity ranks and reputations in Season 15

Season 15 of Destiny 2 is going to be doing something a little different for its variety of regular activity reputation grinds. According to the game's regular newsletter, the reputation and rank systems for these ritual activities are getting some unification, while PvE rituals from Commander Zavala will get a reputation system of their very […]

Massively on the Go: Pokemon GO Fest 2021 might be the last great GO Fest

Still cleaning out your pokemon collections, trainers? I know I still need to! Pokemon Go's recent Go Fest 2021 was a return to form for the event. While some people may have preferred the 2020 version, the 2021 version felt incredibly generous in both the low cost and high amount of content without completely overwhelming […]

Ship of Heroes is hitting beta on August 7 – signups open July 31

If you're still bummed about the fact that indie superhero MMORPG Ship of Heroes had to delay its launch from 2021 to 2022, take heart: You can jump into the beta sooner. Back in June, the studio had teased a summer beta event that would be free and open to all comers. That date has […]