MMO News

world of warcraft flight
For a lot of World of Warcraft fans, this has been a hotly anticipated moment since the rollout of the Warlords of Draenor expansion. Now, at long last, following a healthy bout on the public test realms, patient fans have been gifted with the power of flight around Draenor and can soar through the skies to their hearts content. World of Warcraft patch 6.2.2 has a lot more to it than the new means of transport, but it's certainly going to be the...
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Sep 01 2015
triad wars difficulty
Closed beta tests are all about pushing your soft-launched game to the cusp of destruction, trying out new things and making sure that all of the theories you had about your game in-house can be scrutinized by a small sample of your community. Last week, we talked about the new Triad Wars Enforcer Update, which is doing all of the above. United Front Games have been testing their multiplayer online rpg, Triad Wars for quite some time and they're...
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Sep 01 2015
Star Trek Online Counterpoint queue announced
Players of the Star Trek Online mmo are gearing up for the upcoming release of Season 11: New Dawn. This new season will wrap up the five year Iconian War and put an emphasis back on exploration and discovery, the hallmarks of the Star Trek franchise. Cryptic has revealed some of the upcoming content that players will enjoy as they announced the new Star Trek Online Counterpoint queue. This will be a five-person cross-faction space queue for leve...
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Sep 01 2015
SMITE adds Xing Tian to roster of gods
Do you fancy playing a champion that is utterly relentless in battle? A champion who continues to fight even after getting his head chopped off? If so, then you're in luck as SMITE adds Xing Tian to their roster of gods. One of the great features about the free mmo is that it uses gods from many different cultures, giving players a wide diversity of champions to choose from as they battle one another. The official SMITE Xing Tian reveal page sho...
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Sep 01 2015
lego minifigures online monster minifigures
You'll want to get your claws on the newly released army of monster minifigures in LEGO Minifigures Online. A total of 16 monster minifigures can be assembled through the all-new Monster Trials challenge, including the goop-spewing Toxic Fly and hex-blasting Wacky Witch.Players that want to play with these monster minifigures will have to complete area quests and defeat final bosses in epic dungeons, which will then earn them tickets to the ...
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Sep 01 2015
gloria victis artbook backer reward
If you were looking listlessly at the Gloria Victis backer rewards, then you might want to reconsider now that developers have added an artbook for certain bundles. Those who purchase a Count bundle or higher will be able to get their hands on the Gloria Victis artbook, which will be exclusively available as a backer reward. The Count bundle costs $70. Several things to note about the artbook: It is a digital file, and will feature artwork of l...
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Sep 01 2015
Trion Worlds announces Atlas Reactor
Trion Worlds is taking a step away from their traditional mmo games to focus on a new game that is a turn-based strategy game as they have announced Atlas Reactor. What makes this game's premise so intriguing is that while it's a turn-based multiplayer game, there's no sitting around as you wait for your teammates and opponents to make their moves. All the turns in the game are simultaneous, which means that players will have to think hard to det...
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Aug 31 2015
Elder Scrolls Online Imperial City DLC live
The Elder Scrolls Online servers were shut down for a few hours today, but the online rpg had a good reason for doing so. Bethesda announced that the new Elder Scrolls Online Imperial City DLC is now live, allowing players to finally explore and quest within the fabled confines of this location. This update features hours of compelling story content, expanded Veteran Ranks, a new currency for epic gear, two new dungeons, new monsters, and much mo...
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Aug 31 2015
eco kickstarter
You may have seen The Flock causing a stir recently on Steam, as a game that's population is a reflection of the number of "respawns" that players have left to use. So, as players around the world die and respawn, the world ever so slightly gets smaller, until eventually, there'll be nobody left and the game will disappear. Taking that concept to a different level, a team of developers (with the assistance of the University of Illinois) have put...
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Aug 31 2015
gigantic weekend
The bad news is that you've missed the first one, but the good news is that there's more to come. Starting this weekend, Motiga has began rolling out its Gigantic beta weekends, which will carry on from here on out. If you've missed out on all of the excitement so far, Gigantic is a fantastic breath of fresh air for this MOBA-bound generation of games. It's still a team vs team, battle arena style game, but rather than base defense, you defend ...
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Aug 31 2015