MMO News

DDO Update 27 is live
The last few years have seen a great deal of talk on whether or not the Dungeons and Dragons Online mmorpg was dying. The game has been around for over nine years, and the introduction of another D&D-themed mmo has provided quite a deal of competition. Yet the funny thing is that the game continues to churn out new content on a regular basis. The last update saw the introduction of the Warlock class to the game, and today the latest batch of ...
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Jul 28 2015
ArcheAge Power Unbound event underway
One feature of mmo games that I really enjoy are small events that offer up some tangible benefits to my character. Anything from increased loot drops or bonus xp is greatly appreciated, even if such benefits are only available for a limited time. Trion Worlds has announced that the ArcheAge Power Unbound special event is now underway and will last through August 10th.During the ArcheAge Power Unbound event, players can craft a grimoire to ga...
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Jul 28 2015
lotro migrate
It's fair to say that Lord of the Rings Online has had a pretty good run. Launching in 2007, it's had nearly 8 years of server time now, putting it head and shoulders above many great mmo games that have peaked early and fallen before it. Even now, the mmo maintains a small, but cult "followship", that are willing to go to mount doom and back for the game. However despite the metaphor, their journey these days is more akin to the Siege of Helm's...
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Jul 28 2015
warframe update 17 previewed
As far as maintenance and updates go in free to play mmo games, Warframe is certainly one of the forerunners that's setting the bar. With each update, huge, game-changing adjustments are made that  don't only improve existing gameplay - they add utility and provide completely new ways to play too. Update 17, banded as Warframe: Echoes of the Sentient, is going to seriously up the level of parkour that the mmofps has to offer. The parkour t...
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Jul 28 2015
archlord 2 dark stronghold
A frightful fortress has sprung from its evil slumber, and Archlord 2 heroes brave enough to enter its gates will encounter the most difficult bosses to-date in the mmorpg. The Archlord 2 Dark Stronghold is a new dungeon available only in Hell difficulty and houses vicious monsters that only the toughest rpg heroes from level 55 onwards can hope to defeat.But with level 60 legendary gear on the line, heroes will strive to conquer the Dark St...
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Jul 28 2015
league of legends worlds finals tickets
As regions worldwide enter into playoff season which will determine who will go to the prestigious League of Legends World Finals later this year, Riot Games will begin selling the tickets to the MMO MOBA's ultimate eSports event.The League of Legends Worlds Finals tickets go on sale starting July 29 at 8:00 AM PDT / 5:00 PM CEST via Eventim. The Finals will be held at the Mercedes-Benz Arena Berlin, Mercedes-Platz 1 in Berlin, Germany. Tic...
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Jul 28 2015
Albion Online closed beta roadmap released
One of the key factors in the development of any mmorpg is actually having the developers pay attention to the feedback given by testers and then acted upon. The Albion Online alpha is winding down today, and the many players who have happily fought and crafted their way through the game have been quite open with what works and what doesn't. The developers of Sandbox Interactive have listened to the players and have just released their roadmap to...
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Jul 27 2015
Neverwinter stronghold siege towers detailed
Guild housing will arrive in the Neverwinter mmorpg in just a few weeks, and Cryptic has been slowly releasing new details on what players will be able to do with their shiny new digs. Of course, one of the most interesting facets of the Strongholds expansion is that guilds will be able to attack the strongholds of other guilds (and will have to defend their own when attacked). The latest dev blog gives players another insight into this PvP clash...
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Jul 27 2015
archeage rng botting
If there are two big issues that most ArcheAge fans find frustrating these days, it would have to be the prohibitive random number generator used in several features of the virtual game as well as rampant botting.ArcheAge community manager Celestrata promised over the weekend that more systems are being designed to address both issues in the near future. For RNG, MMO developers will build on the success of the improved drop rates of Archeum ...
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Jul 27 2015
heroes of newerth season 4 start
Another year of exciting eSports action begins this August 1 with the launch of Heroes of Newerth Tour Season 4 or known shorthand as HTS4. As with previous seasons, organizers for the MMO MOBA’s largest eSports tournament for the year will be looking to crowdsourcing as a major source of prize money.Why would online rpg fans throw money behind Season 4? Game designers will be rolling out the Paragons, a collection of avatars that can be pur...
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Jul 27 2015