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Peace activists hold Triad Wars protest
Triad Wars is synonymous with bone-crushing action as players hustle to build a criminal empire in Hong Kong. One thing that the virtual worlds mmo is definitely not known for is seeking conflict resolution through non-violent means. In fact, problems are fixed by usually shooting them in the head or by breaking their spine using the deadliest martial arts moves. One group has grown tired of all the online violence, and they are acting to remedy ...
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May 04 2015

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Zombies Monsters Robots to drop robots
The Zombies Monsters Robots mmofps is known for intense action as players fight to save mankind from a staggering variety of ghoulish fiends. However, it appears that the danger to players may be lessening as a key group of bad guys may be forced out the game. Rumors have leaked that Zombies Monsters Robots is dropping robots altogether from the online shooter. If such is the case, will the name of the game be changed to just Zombies Monsters? ...
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May 01 2015

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MapleStory sued by maple syrup manufacturers
The MapleStory online rpg is known for a number of things such as cuteness and addictive gameplay. What it is not known for is serious legal issues, which the side-scrolling mmo is now facing. News has recently surfaced that a MapleStory lawsuit is underway as the game is being sued by a consortium of maple syrup manufacturers.The Association of Northeast Maple Syrup Providers is alleging copyright and trademark infringement in their MapleSto...
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Apr 27 2015

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Players camping out for Firefly Online's release
The passion and fervor that Firefly fans show for the franchise make them one of the more endearing groups of fandom. Now those same fans are eagerly waiting for the release of the Firefly Online mmorpg, especially as the main cast is reuniting to reprise their roles. In fact, the anticipation for the game's release is reaching fever pitch even though an official launch date has not yet been announced. Future Firefly Online players are already ca...
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Apr 24 2015

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Vindictus exercise videos released
One thing that mmo players know is that Vindictus means action. The world of the online game features brutal combat in destructible environments where even the corpses of your enemies can be used as weapons. It's also assumed that the average gamer is not a lethal warrior with bulging biceps and rock hard abs. Well, that may change with the release of the new Vindictus exercise videos that are designed to get gamers into fighting shape. All of y...
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Apr 20 2015

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Dota 2's Wraith King earns high school diploma
His enemies fear him as he built his power upon the living souls of his followers, yet there is a secret that few online rpg players know about the Wraith King of Dota 2. While he rules with an icy fist from his glowing throne, the Wraith King has a hidden shame; he never graduated from high school. Yes, one of the more powerful denizens of Dota 2 is a high school dropout. Well, that is no longer the case. It may have taken centuries, but the Dot...
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Apr 17 2015

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Poetry Slam mmo announced
There are many different types of mmo games on the market today. The vast majority cater to those gamers looking for a grand adventure where they face down the forces of evil and gain legendary loot. There are racing mmos, fighting mmos, and even dancing ones as well. Yet there is one area of human experience that has not found expression in online gaming: poetry. Well that's about to change as Frost and Wordsworth Inc. announce the launch of the...
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Apr 13 2015

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Massive prostitution sting underway in Age of Conan
If you're a powerful barbarian or assassin in Age of Conan, then life is pretty good. The mmorpg based upon the writings of Robert E. Howard is full of brutal combat, fabulous wealth, and lots of beautiful concubines and prostitutes. As the game is rated "M" for mature, it can get a little saucy. While adventuring can reward players with riches, the real money making enterprise is running brothels, gambling halls, and taverns where successful adv...
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Apr 10 2015

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Lord of the Rings Online lays off orcs and goblins
The world of mmorpg games can be brutal at times. There's always the possibility of being laid off at any time, and even if the game has a successful launch, the staff are normally drastically cut back once the initial development is over. Now it appears that even the central denizens of the online games are no longer assured of employment as news of the most recent Lord of the Rings Online layoffs show that the orc and goblin communities within ...
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Apr 06 2015

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Crowfall creates Fraggle Rock campaign world
The upcoming Crowfall mmorpg is a game designed for serious players who are looking for a challenge. One of the features of that challenge is that the game features campaign worlds where factions of players will strive for ultimate victory. The life of a campaign world is finite, but the difficulty mounts as time goes by and The Hunger approaches. While the questing and political jousting will be grim at times, there will also be a lighter side t...
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Apr 03 2015