MMO News

Cloud Pirates launch
It's time for those who want to be scurvy scallywags to take to the skies as pirate captains. Allods and My.com have announced that the official Cloud Pirates launch is now underway with the release of the Stronghold update for the free mmo. Early access keys are no longer needed to enjoy this game of tactical air combat between powerful pirate airships.The Cloud Pirates launch features a ton of new content as the Stronghold update is going l...
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Apr 19 2017
SWTOR War for Iokath update live
Forces of the Republic and Empire are now battling each other to claim the secrets of the ancient world of Iokath. The latest update for SWTOR features a new world that is dominated by machines and includes appearances by old companions and a new operation. The Star Wars: The Old Republic War for Iokath update is now live for the sci-fi mmorpg, and it brings a wealth of opportunities and content.The main part of the Star Wars: The Old Republi...
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Apr 18 2017
Heroes of the Storm adds Genji and Hanamura map
Heroes of the Storm has come a long way since it first launched, which is why Blizzard is currently running the Heroes of the Storm 2.0 beta, the new iteration of the free mmo. A lot of changes are being incorporated, but the core concepts still prevail, such as adding heroes and maps from Blizzard's various franchises. Overwatch is making another push into the moba as Blizzard announces the new Heroes of the Storm Genji playable hero and Hanamur...
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Apr 17 2017
Pokemon Go Eggstravaganza
This Sunday marks the Easter holiday, which means that you'll see scores of young children looking for Easter eggs. Now players of mobile games can get into the action as Pokemon Go is offering their own take on the holiday. Niantic has announced that the Pokemon Go Eggstravaganza is now underway. This event features a greater variety of Pokemon that can now be found in 2 km Eggs, so it's time for players to get cracking and see what they can fin...
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Apr 13 2017
Diablo 3 Necromancer beta live
If you're into raising the dead and making corpses explode, then the upcoming Necromancer class for Diablo 3 might be right up your alley. The dungeon-intensive mmo will be offering the new class later this year. If you are one of the lucky few to have gotten an invite, you're right now commanding your undead forces during the Diablo 3 Necromancer beta that is currently underway.The Diablo 3 Necromancer beta is invite-only, but Blizzard has r...
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Apr 12 2017
SMITE Apollo's Racer Rumble event begins
The racing action of Mario Kart zooms into the world of SMITE today. The free mmo of battling gods is hosting a new event that take the action from the battlefield and onto the racecourse. The SMITE Apollo's Racer Rumble event begins today and lasts through May 9th for PC and Apple users. Console players will have to wait until May 9th to begin their racing career, which will last through June 6th.The SMITE Apollo's Racer Rumble features an e...
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Apr 11 2017
EVE Vegas 2017 announced
One of the highlights that EVE Online players look forward to is attending the EVE Fanfest where they can mingle with CCP devs and other players to celebrate the sci-fi mmo that they love. Of course, it takes quite a bit of dough and effort to trek all the way to Iceland, but there is an alternative. Fans can get a similar experience by packing up their bags and heading to EVE Vegas 2017 instead. Personally, I think that there's a lot more to do ...
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Apr 10 2017
Neverwinter announces Shroud of Souls expansion
It seems that the poor city of Neverwinter is always in danger. No sooner does one crisis pass than another one raises its head. Of course, players of the fantasy mmorpg wouldn't have it any other way as such tribulations offer plenty of gaming opportunities (not to mention new loot to acquire!). The Cloaked Ascendancy has been dealt with, but a new danger arises as Cryptic announces the upcoming Neverwinter Shroud of Souls expansion where the ne...
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Apr 06 2017
University of Utah offering eSports scholarships
The conquest of the world by eSports continues unabated. The number of gamers playing competitive mmo games continues to grow at a rapid pace, and the same can be said for the tens of millions who regularly watch tournaments from around the world. Playing video games can now help pay your way through college, making the admonishments given by parents over the years factually wrong. Case in point is that the University of Utah is now offering eSpo...
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Apr 05 2017
Heroes and Generals Basic Training update
It's quite common for most mmo fps players to immediately jump into the thick of action, usually to less than desirable results. A lot of shooters are quite guilty of offering only the barest minimum of a tutorial to familiarize their players with how to play the game, which can lead to some frustration and quick deaths. The new Heroes and Generals Basic Training update looks to remedy this situation for its players by offering combat and tactica...
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Apr 04 2017