MMO News

Kinderdragons open beta begins
The common perception of dragons is that of fearsome creatures that breathe fire and are ferocious in battle. They have long served as the bane of many a group in mmo games over the years, cast usually in the role of the big boss. However, players are about to be killed by a new crop of dragons, but they're not going to be rent asunder by tooth and claw. Instead, they're going to be killed by cuteness and adorability. R2Games have announced that ...
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Dec 20 2016
DDO and LotRO leaving Turbine
A major announcement just dropped concerning two long-standing online games. For quite some time, there has been a lot of speculation on whether Dungeons and Dragons Online and Lord of the Rings Online would continue to operate in light of the recent layoffs at Turbine as well as the game company's desire to focus on the lucrative mobile game market. The good news is that both games are going to continue to operate. However, there is the DDO and ...
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Dec 19 2016
Planetside 2 Auraximas event now live
Few things say holiday cheer than the sound of gunfire and the screams of the fallen, or at least that's the case when playing an mmo fps during the holiday season. The latest Planetside 2 update is now live and brings in some cool new gear along with the Auraximas holiday event. The Planetside 2 Auraximas holiday event features the return of the enemy Snowmen to the battlefield. Players can earn some nifty xp by dispatching these frozen foes to...
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Dec 15 2016
Heroes & Generals Ihlefeld update live
As a kid, I loved watching old war movies set in World War II. The films about aerial battles really piqued my interest, but I had no desire in becoming a pilot. It was the gunners on bombers like the B-17 that really intrigued me. Now the Heroes & Generals browser mmo is giving me (and other players) the opportunity to become a tail gunner in the game's virtual world. The new Heroes & Generals Ihlefeld update is subtitled "Warbirds and T...
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Dec 14 2016
Guild Wars 2 A Very Merry Wintersday returns
There are some great things to enjoy during the holiday season, such as spending time with family and the sharing of gifts. Another awesome facet of the holidays is that gamers can enjoy some great events in their favorite online rpg. The festive event of A Very Merry Wintersday returns to the land of Tyria (Guild Wars 2) beginning today, offering some holiday-themed activities and gift-giving cheer. The Guild Wars 2 A Very Merry Wintersday event...
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Dec 13 2016
Embezzler spent $1 million on Game of War
A lot of players love to complain that free-to-play games are essentially pay-to-win. Developers do work long and hard to find ways to part gamers from their cash, and this is especially true in the highly competitive world of mobile games. A lot of players have spent giant gobs of cash to fuel the Game of War revenue, but one man took it a step farther in his quest for online domination. Kevin Lee Co reportedly embezzled $4.8 million from his jo...
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Dec 12 2016
Pantheon Twitch livestream to showcase shaman
Christmas is coming a few weeks early for those following the development of Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen. While other games may fold up the tent when their Kickstarter campaign failed, this fantasy mmorpg just continues to chug along. Players can get a look at some fresh new content during the Pantheon Twitch livestream that will be held tomorrow at 11am PST.A blog post by Visionary Realms gives a quick overview of what the Pantheon Twitch l...
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Dec 08 2016
Orcs Must Die Unchained Update 1.6 live
The latest update to Orcs Must Die Unchained is now live, and the update is huge and contains a lot of changes to the free mmo. Players are getting a ton of new maps, some new features, improvements in visual effects and traps, and a hero overhaul. However, the most pertinent factor in the Orcs Must Die Unchained Update 1.6 is that the Siege PvP mode has been removed from the game entirely.On removing the Siege PvP mode as part of the Orcs Mu...
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Dec 07 2016
2015 League of Legends world championship stats
The day may come when League of Legends actually conquers the world. The free mmo generated over $1.6 billion in revenue last year, and it shows no signs of letting down. Part of the moba's phenomenal rise is due to the increasing popularity of eSports as more and more people regularly tune in to watch tournaments offering millions of dollars in prizes. Riot Games just released some League of Legends World Championship 2016 stats that are truly e...
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Dec 06 2016
Dreadnought PlayStation 4 version announced
Console gamers better begin preparing themselves for some epic bruising and brawling aerial battles. Yager Development has announced that they are working on a Dreadnought PlayStation 4 version of the sci-fi mmo where players take on the role of commanding a massive flying battleship. There is no official timetable for the launch of this console version, but the developers do plan on having a beta some time in the first half of 2017.The Dread...
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Dec 05 2016