MMO News

Secret World Legends announced
Score one for the rumor spreaders. There has been speculation that The Secret World, the horror/conspiracy mmorpg, would be transitioning to a free-to-play title. The original game was subscription-based but eventually changed their revenue model to buy-to-play. Well, Funcom has announced that The Secret World will relaunch as a free-to-play game called Secret World Legends.Of the move of The Secret World relaunch as Secret World Legends, Fun...
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Mar 29 2017
2017 World of Tanks Grand Finals taking place in Russia
Competitive gamers looking to showcase their World of Tanks supremacy might want to brush up on their Russian vocabulary. Wargaming has announced that the upcoming World of Tanks Grand Finals will be taking place in Russia in just a few short months. The top twelve teams for the mmo fps will gather in Moscow in May to battle for a prize pool totaling $300,000.The group stages for the World of Tanks Grand Finals 2017 will be streamed on May 23...
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Mar 28 2017
World of Tanks War Child charity drive
While not often heralded, gamers are a generous crowd that often donates to various charities. Last year, Wargaming decided to partner with the War Child charity to raise funds that will help children who have been affected by war. A World of Tanks War Child charity drive was begun, in which players of the popular mmofps could buy special emblems and packages. A full 100% of Wargaming's share was given to War Child, and they are now proud to repo...
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Mar 27 2017
Neverwinter Day of the Dungeon Master event begins
Some of the best events in Neverwinter history are returning to the fantasy-based online rpg today. Players will begin visiting the Burrow Dawn Inn again to be run through the wringer by Flabbergast and Mr. Snibbly as the Neverwinter Day of the Dungeon Master event is now live. This event brings back both Respen's Marvelous Game and Portobello's Campaign, which bring the joy of tabletop gaming to the online game. The Neverwinter Day of the Dunge...
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Mar 23 2017
Pokemon Go Water Festival begins
Spring is in the air, which means that you won't freeze your buns off hitting the surf. It's also a great time to fire up Pokemon Go and venture outdoors to capture some more of those elusive critters. Now players of the mobile game can enjoy some increased chances of snagging some water-type Pokemon as the Pokemon Go Water Festival is now underway. It's time to put on those swimming trunks and flip-flops and head to the beach.A new developer...
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Mar 22 2017
Lord of the Rings Online Update 20 now live
The last major battle in Tolkien's masterpiece has finally come to Lord of the Rings Online. Standing Stone Games, who now controls the fantasy mmorpg, announces that Lord of the Rings Online Update 20: Battle of the Black Gate is now live for players to dive into. This update features over one hundred new quests and deeds that lead up to the climatic battle between the forces of Sauron and Aragorn.The features of Lord of the Rings Online Upd...
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Mar 21 2017
Conan Exiles servers reset announced
Exploits in mmo games have long been the bane of developers, and few games have been immune to them. Conan Exiles is still in the early access program on Steam, and the barbaric sandbox mmo was hit recently with a duplication exploit that allowed players to create duplicate building materials and avatar tokens. Funcom has acknowledged this exploit and is fighting it by instituting a Conan Exiles servers reset that will impact the official servers...
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Mar 20 2017
War Thunder Update 1.67 live
For those who love the smell of napalm in the morning, then War Thunder Update 1.67 is right up their alley. The action-packed mmo fps has launched their latest update, called Assault, that adds a slew of new content for players to digest. The War Thunder Assault update adds 19 new vehicles (planes and tanks), 3 new map locations, and the upcoming co-op Assault game mode.The full contents of the War Thunder Assault update include: New Vehicl...
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Mar 16 2017
Star Trek Online space combat revamp announced
If you ask most players of what they like best in Star Trek Online, they'll often tell you that it's the space combat. The sci-fi mmorpg has an amazing system of ship combat within the icy depths of space. However, the game is now over seven years old, and Cryptic has decided that it's time to have a Star Trek Online space combat revamp. A slew of changes are coming in an effort to make this feature even more fun for players.A developer blog ...
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Mar 15 2017
Atlas Reactor Chapter 4 now live
The action is heating up as Atlas Reactor Chapter 4 goes live today. The turn-based, action mmo is introducing some new goodies with the latest update that continues the ongoing storyline. In Chapter 4, Helio seeks help from the Freebooters, the unsavory scrappers and scavengers who work in the shadows of Atlas. Omni and EvoS are looking for any slip-ups in order to discredit the partnership, so it's up to the Freebooters to get whatever is neede...
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Mar 14 2017