MMO News

Hearthstone Journey to Un'Goro expansion announced
Hearthstone players should start gathering their expedition gear, such as pith helmets and tents, now. Blizzard has announced the next expansion for the popular free mmo, and it features plenty of new cards and features. The Hearthstone Journey to Un'Goro expansion will take players deep into the Un'Goro Crater as they tag along with Elise Starseeker and her junior explorers.The Hearthstone Journey to Un'Goro expansion will bring 135 all-new ...
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Feb 27 2017
Marvel Heroes 2016 Black Bolt release
The Inhumans of the Marvel universe have taken center stage over the last few years, courtesy of the Agents of SHIELD TV show. Now they are making their way into the Marvel Heroes 2016 free mmo for gamers to bolster their roster of heroes. Gazillion has announced the release of the new Marvel Heroes 2016 Black Bolt playable hero, making him the 61st playable hero in the game.The bio for the Marvel Heroes 2016 Black Bolt hero reads, "Having ex...
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Feb 23 2017
World of Tanks player dies during livestream
Streaming the play of online games has exploded in popularity over the last few years, with many streamers having marathon bouts of playing their favorite games, whether they're an mmofps or online rpg. While the biggest challenge for most livestreamers is staying awake, there can be serious health consequences for such marathon sessions. News that a World of Tanks player died during a livestream on Twitch has shaken many of his friends and follo...
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Feb 22 2017
World of Warcraft PvP Brawls revealed
World of Warcraft players better get ready to rumble! The latest patch for the fantasy mmorpg is adding some interesting twists to some of the players' favorite Battlegrounds. The new World of Warcraft PvP Brawls system puts a spin on classic maps, such as new rules or modes, and comes with rewards for being victorious.Players can take part in World of Warcraft PvP Brawls by using the Group Finder tool in the PvP tab. A new PvP Brawl will be ...
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Feb 21 2017
Neverwinter reveals new Spellplague Caverns bosses
The upcoming The Cloaked Ascendancy expansion is bringing some fresh new content to the Neverwinter fantasy online rpg, such as the new River District zone. One facet of the update that players are looking forward to is the revamped Spellplague Caverns. The developers recently went into detail about some of the environmental changes for the iconic dungeon, and a new one has finally revealed the fearsome new Neverwinter Spellplague Caverns bosses ...
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Feb 20 2017
Old School RuneScape fourth anniversary event
We're repeatedly told by marketing firms that the latest and most up-to-date items are the greatest. This is supposedly true for everything from electronics to mmo games. Yet plenty of gamers hunger for the experience of playing some old school games where challenges were harder and gameplay was more important that how pretty the graphics were. This is why millions of players have flocked to Old School RuneScape to recapture the glory and enjoyme...
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Feb 16 2017
John Smedley joins Amazon Game Studios
The last eighteen months have been quite eventful for John Smedley. The online rpg legend who helped create EverQuest was the victim of a notorious hacking group and then left Daybreak Games Company (formerly SOE), of which he was president and CEO. He then formed his own company, Pixelmage Games, which he shut down a month ago. Now he's back in a big way as news that John Smedley joins Amazon Game Studios has been released.John Smedley has j...
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Feb 15 2017
Star Trek Online Agents of Yesterday console launch
For the longest time, the standard bearer for sci-fi was the original series of Star Trek. Many Trekkies were raised watching the series on syndication, which was eventually followed by numerous movies and new TV series. Star Trek Online recently brought the era of the original series back to the free mmo, bringing a smile to older players and introducing younger players to the glory of brightly colored velour uniforms. Now console players can ta...
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Feb 14 2017
Team NP wins 2017 Dota 2 Asian Championships Americas Qualifier
With the 2017 Dota 2 Asia Championships just a scant few months away, one team of mmo warriors have punched their ticket to the tournament. Team NP won the grand finals of the Americas Qualifier by defeating Digital Chaos by a final tally of 2-0, thus earning them a spot in Shanghai.The qualifier for the 2017 Dota 2 Asia Championships pitted Team NP against Digital Chaos. In both games, viewers watched the return of the Vanguard Invoker build...
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Feb 13 2017
Neverwinter Illusionist's Gambit skirmish announced
The number of Neverwinter skirmishes is set to be increased by one when The Cloaked Ascendancy expansion goes live later this month for the fantasy mmorpg. This new skirmish looks to march to a different beat than the others, and one of the key factors is that it's been designed to be fun. Players better be getting ready to roll to disbelieve as Cryptic has revealed some features of the upcoming Neverwinter Illusionist's Gambit skirmish.Crypt...
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Feb 09 2017