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SMITE's Thanatos a huge My Little Pony fan
No mere mortal ever wishes to meet Thanatos, the Greek god of death, but such meetings are preordained as all mortals eventually die. Grim faced and foreboding, Thanatos inspires fear and dread wherever he goes, and even the gods he faces in battle feel an inkling of fear when facing him. Yet it appears that there's a softer side to this powerful god in the SMITE mmo. He was unmasked late last year at Bronycon after winning the grand prize in the...
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Jan 16 2015

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Hello Kitty Online Gut-Ripper mode
For a long time, Hello Kitty Online has been associated with adorable cuteness and a child-friendly environment. Players of the virtual worlds mmo could play fun mini-games together and even weapons were banished to be replaced by items such as brooms and lollipops to defeat enemies. Well, it's quite apparent that the game is going in a radically different direction with its latest update as Sanrio Digital has revealed the new Hello Kitty Online ...
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Jan 12 2015

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ESPN Monday Night eSports coming
There's no argument that eSports have enjoyed a period of unprecedented growth over the last few years. The number of tournaments held around the world continue to skyrocket, and the prize amounts handed out just get larger and larger. Just look at the upcoming SMITE world championships that has a prize pool of over $2.5 million. As millions tune in online to watch tournaments featuring our favorite mmo games, it seems that the broadcast networks...
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Jan 09 2015

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Star Trek Online epohh vendor cited
Every player taking part in the winter holiday event in the Star Trek Online mmorpg knows the following refrain from heart, "Epohhs! Cuddly and friendly epohhs!" That's the unrelenting cries shouted out by the epohh vendor that stands at one end of the central pavilion in Q's Winter Wonderland. Known as the epohh lady, this Romulan relentlessly touts the joys and benefits of owning and raising epohhs of your own. Yet shocking news has just been r...
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Jan 05 2015

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MMO characters' new year's resolutions
A new year full of hope and promise has now dawned. This is the time that most people, mmo players as well, sit down and make some new year's resolutions. While easy to make, these resolutions can be quite difficult to keep. Even our favorite mmo characters that inhabit the online games we love have made some resolutions of their own to honor the new year. Let's take a look at a few of your favorite mmo characters' new year's resolutions. Mako (...
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Jan 02 2015

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Katarina divorces Garen in League of Legends
The gossip mills of Runeterra are churning with frenzy as one of the most visible couples have had their relationship hit the rocks. In shocking news, League of Legends champions Katarina and Garen have filed for divorce from one another. Apparently, it's been a closely guarded secret that the two martial rivals were wedded roughly six months ago in a private ceremony attended by only a few friends and family. Many that knew of the nuptials had h...
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Dec 29 2014

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Falcon sues Marvel Heroes 2015
It seems that litigation is a sign of the modern times. Anything from slipping and falling in a store or spilling hot coffee in your lap can now be grounds for a massive lawsuit. A recently filed lawsuit took the mmo gaming world by surprise. While some suits have been filed over copyright infringement and such, the Marvel Heroes 2015 lawsuit has been pressed by Falcon over grounds of racial discrimination. At a press conference with his lawyer ...
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Dec 26 2014

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Wonderful World of Blizzard mmo announced
For over a decade, Blizzard has stood at the pinnacle of mmo games with an unprecedented run of successful titles. The Diablo games, the StarCraft series, and World of Warcraft has cemented the reputation of Blizzard as one of the big movers and shakers in the online game industry. For years, every new game released was supposed to be the next WoW-killer, but the result was that WoW just soldiered on. Even the cancellation of Titan hasn't shaken ...
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Dec 22 2014

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Star Trek Online playable Horta race
One of the key features of the Star Trek Online mmorpg is the wide variety of alien races that gamers can play. While you have the usual humans, gamers can venture out into space as Vulcans, Andorians, Klingons, Romulans, Ferengi, Gorn, and many more. Well you can now add a new Star Trek player race to the mix as Cryptic has announced that gamers can play as the beloved Horta. While the usual appearance of Star Trek Online Horta is usually found...
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Dec 19 2014

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ArcheAge using mercs to hunt down hackers
Since it launched, ArcheAge has had more than its fair share of troubles. It seems that every hacker rushed out to use a number of exploits in the virtual worlds mmorpg. The range of these exploits and hacks have run the gamut from marketplace exploits to land grabbing to a single player able to crash servers at will. This has led to a great deal of anger on behalf of honest players who are seeing their game experience ruined by the actions of th...
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Dec 15 2014