MMO News

SMITE announces The Morrigan
The battlefields of SMITE are about ready to be hit with a hefty dose of Celtic power. The free mmo of battling gods has featured quite a few diverse pantheons, ranging from Egyptian to Greek to Mayan, and it's now time for Celtic deities to get into the action. During the current Hi-Rez Expo, it was announced that the new SMITE The Morrigan, Phantom Queen, playable hero will be added to the game's roster with the next patch. The addition of the...
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Jan 05 2017
WildStar reveals Power of the Primal Matrix features
A big heaping helping of fresh new content is coming soon to WildStar with a new update, and mmorpg players have a lot to look forward to. Carbine Studios released today some of the key features of the WildStar Power of the Primal Matrix update that is hitting the test server next week. There's a new dungeon full of dangerous foes, but the main part of the update is the new alternative advancement system for level 50 players. The features reveal...
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Jan 04 2017
Lord of the Rings Online course begins
One of the hallmarks of a great online rpg is a deep and compelling lore that serves as a solid foundation. Most players would agree that the online game that features the greatest amount of lore is Lord of the Rings Online. The game is very faithful to the vision of J.R.R. Tolkien, who wrote many works breathing life into the realm of Middle-Earth (not to mention actually creating the Elvish language). Now gamers can dive more deeply into this r...
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Jan 03 2017
DCUO Open Episodes event extended
The new year has been rung in, but holiday cheer can still be found for mmo gamers to enjoy. Daybreak has decided to give players an extra present by extending the DC Universe Online Open Episodes event that has been going on for the last six weeks. To help armchair superheroes celebrate the upcoming sixth anniversary of the game, the DCUO Open Episodes event will be extended until January 31st, giving players another full month to dive into a to...
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Jan 02 2017
Elsword Winter Vacation Enhancement event underway
Some may view the holiday season as a time to spend time with family and enjoy some much-needed downtime. Of course, mmo gamers march to a different beat and know that this is the time to get some great gaming in. Elsword players can spend the next week making sure that their equipment is greatly enhanced for some dungeon-bashing action. The Elsword Winter Vacation Enhancement event is now underway and lasts through January 10th.The Elsword W...
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Dec 29 2016
Diablo 20th anniversary
While many games fade away into obscurity, there are some that stand the test of time and continue to have an impact. The original Diablo was released 20 years ago on December 31st, 1996, and it's influence is still felt today in action-packed mmo games. To commemorate the Diablo 20th anniversary, Blizzard is bringing the celebration into their entire roster of games. In a new blog post teasing the Diablo 20th anniversary, Blizzard revealed that...
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Dec 28 2016
SWTOR Carrie Fisher tributes
One of the hallmarks of an mmorpg is the "massively multiplayer" aspect of the genre. We often forget in the daily grind that players are part of an online community, but such community can quickly come together when tragedy strikes. Today marks a dark day for fans of the Star Wars franchise as Carrie Fisher died after suffering a massive heart attack a few days before Christmas. Now players are organizing and taking part in a number of Star Wars...
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Dec 27 2016
Chris Roberts discusses change in Star Citizen engine
It seems that every change made in Star Citizen or announcement by Chris Roberts is endlessly dissected and discussed. The reason for this that the development of the virtual worlds mmo has become a form of entertainment being as the game has raised more money than most AAA titles have had and the long development time taken so far. People are staked out in opposite camps with one side believing that the game is going to blow everything away when...
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Dec 26 2016
World of Warcraft announces micro-holidays
Practically every gamer loves mmo events. They provide a chance to do something different in their favorite online game and step away from the usual grind. However, a lot of events can be very lengthy and require a lot of effort to complete to grab the big prize at the end. Blizzard is looking to do a different take on World of Warcraft events for 2017. In a new blog post, they have announced upcoming World of Warcraft micro-holidays that begin i...
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Dec 22 2016
War Thunder Update 1.65 live
The Land of the Rising Sun crashes into the War Thunder mmo fps with a vengeance today with the game's latest update. Players can now fight for His Most Imperial Majesty as the War Thunder Way of the Samurai update is now live. In addition to the new Japanese tanks entering the fray, there are also new maps and features being introduced as well. The hallmark of War Thunder Update 1.65 - Way of the Samurai are the new Japanese vehicles for gamers...
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Dec 21 2016