MMO News

Conan Exiles answers of the week
It's refreshing to see an mmo take the time to answer player questions on a regular basis. The latest installment of Conan Exiles Answers of the Week has been posted on Reddit, which features Joel Bylos fielding a wide range of topics. The latest installment features discussion on the upcoming new biome, PvE-friendly activities like agriculture, and the creation of more physique types for role-players.One of the more interesting parts of the ...
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May 29 2017
Wild West Online refutes Sergey Titov rumors
Many things can derail the success of an mmo still in development, especially rumors that a controversial figure in the gaming industry is involved in the project. Such is the situation facing 612 Games as rumors have circulated about a Wild West Online Sergey Titov collaboration. Many gamers remember Sergey Titov as the creator of World Z, the infamous zombie survival game that became a poster child of how some games openly lie about their promi...
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May 25 2017
Black Desert Online Striker class launches
Fists of fury are definitely going to be flying in Black Desert Online. The fantasy mmorpg is seeing a new class enter the fray, and this class uses a beguiling mix of martial arts and street fighting. The Black Desert Online Striker class debuts today, becoming the 14th playable class for gamers to choose from.The Black Desert Online Striker is a hardened fighter, being forced to survive from a young age far from his native home of Calpheon....
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May 24 2017
Overwatch celebrates first anniversary
A whole lot of dancing is going on in the Overwatch mmofps, and I mean this literally. A slew of new dance emotes, skins, maps, and more has been unleashed as part of the first Overwatch anniversary celebration that started today. The action-packed shooter has been a phenomenal hit for Blizzard, and it's now time to party. Players can pick up a free Anniversary Loot Box by logging in between May 23rd and June 12th. Additional loot boxes can be pu...
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May 23 2017
Early access for ESO Morrowind begins
Fans of the Elder Scrolls franchise of games are rejoicing today as one of the iconic settings is making its way into the Elder Scrolls Online mmorpg. ZeniMax has announced that the Elder Scrolls Online Morrowind early access has begun, which is a full two weeks before its official release date of June 6th. Players will now be able to travel to the iconic island home of the Dark Elves and partake of quite a few adventures.The features of the ...
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May 22 2017
World of Warcraft cinematic shows a grieving Anduin Wrynn
Blizzard has always done an admirable job updating the World of Warcraft lore over the years. Such attention to detail helps players really immerse themselves into the online rpg and become emotionally attached to the setting and its denizens. Recent events have led to the crowning of a new king of Stormwind, Anduin Wrynn, after the death of his father on the Burning Shore. Blizzard has revealed the World of Warcraft cinematic that awaits those w...
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May 18 2017
Pirates Online Retribution open beta announced
Pirate-themed mmo games are extremely scarce, especially as Pirates of the Caribbean Online shut down almost four years ago. However, a dedicated group of developers are looking to revive that particular game, and they have just announced the date of the Pirates Online Retribution open beta. The open beta of the revamped classic mmo is scheduled for May 26th, but there are some mitigating circumstances.It seems that conflict will not just be ...
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May 17 2017
Dreadnought open beta live
Gamers looking for something different than playing a sword-wielding elf are in for a treat as they can now roam the skies in their own personal battleship, raining destruction down upon their foes. The Dreadnought open beta is now live, allowing PC gamers to join in the sci-fi mayhem in the action-packed free mmo. Who doesn't want to play a mercenary captain in charge of a million-ton vessel of destruction?The launch of the Dreadnought open ...
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May 16 2017
Ashes of Creation Q&A with Steven Sharif
To paraphrase an old game show, mmo gamers say the darndest things. Case in point is the recent Ashes of Creation Q&A with Intrepid CEO Steven Sharif that was held on the game's Discord channel by YouTuber Siigari and a host of other players. It seems that some players are keenly interested in being able to start forest fires within the game. However, that notion was shot down by Steven Sharif as he lives in San Diego, which has seen too many...
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May 15 2017
NCSoft profits for first quarter of 2017
While playing mmo games is fun, we do have to remember that they're also a business. And it appears that business isn't exactly jumping up and down with joy this year for NCSoft, the maker of games such as Guild Wars 2 and Aion. The Korean Times is reporting that NCSoft profits are down a staggering 60% in the first quarter of 2017 when compared to the same quarter last year. The reason for the downturn? Sluggish revenue from their stable of mmo ...
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May 11 2017