ArenaNet Fires Two Guild Wars Game Developers Over Twitter Exchange

ArenaNet fired a pair of game developers who each worked on Guild Wars for better than a decade after an exchange with a fan of the game on Twitter got heated. Narrative designer Jessica Price and writer Peter Fries, a 12-year veteran of ArenaNet, were both let go for comments made to a YouTube streamer […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Celebrates Four Years Today With Double Experience, Motif Loot

Players can earn double experience in The Elder Scrolls Online right now. The MMORPG is turning 4-years-old today and the extra experience is the perfect way to celebrate. Additionally, each daily and weekly quest completed will reward players with an extra Anniversary Gift Box full of helpful items. The anniversary event is active now until […]

‘TERA’ Launches On PlayStation 4, Xbox One This Week For Head Start Founders

After a few testing periods on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, action MMORPG TERA is finally releasing on consoles. The free-to-play title will launch for all on April 3, but players can get started early by purchasing a Founder’s Pack. Players can begin playing on March 27 by buying one of four Founder’s Packs for […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Expands To The Summerset Isle In Upcoming Chapter With New Skill Lines

Heroes of The Elder Scrolls Online traveled to Morrowind in the game’s first chapter when it released in 2017. Just a year later, players will have the chance to visit the Summerset Isles in the Summerset chapter releasing this year. The new chapter, announced today, will release in a matter of months on PC, PlayStation […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Transmogrification Loot Rules Will Change When ‘Battle For Azeroth’ Releases

In January, World of Warcraft updated with the 7.3.5 patch introducing zone scaling throughout the game. The update broadened the level ranges of zones letting players stay in each area longer while still earning experience. It also affected dungeons making those instanced areas available to a wider range of character levels. With that change, personal […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Allied Races Now Live With ‘Battle For Azeroth’ Pre-Purchase

One of the major features of the seventh World of Warcraft expansion is the inclusion of Allied Races. These new playable races are not unlocked by simply buying the expansion, though. Players need to recruit the new races for either the Alliance or the Horde before they can play as one of them. In Battle […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Recruit Program Now Offer Less Bonus Experience

For years, World of Warcraft players used the game’s Recruit-A-Friend program to level characters quickly. In addition to unlocking special mounts and pets, the system provides both the recruiter and the recruited a temporary bonus to experience. Essentially, players would use the system to RaF themselves by creating a new account and playing both their […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Update Adds Level Scaling Throughout The Game Tomorrow

Zone scaling is finally coming to Azeroth with the 7.3.5 update tomorrow. World of Warcraft areas will soon feature wider level ranges, letting players complete zones without out-leveling them. This applies to zones through Warlords of Draenor content, opening up a larger selection of leveling opportunities for players. Currently, each World of Warcarft zone has […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Outfit System Lets Players Use Account-Wide Motifs To Make Custom Costumes

When the next piece of downloadable content for The Elder Scrolls Online releases, a new base game patch will also launch. The Dragon Bones dungeon DLC and update 17 are expected to release in February. The base game patch includes a few major additions to the game for all players, including the Outfit System, a […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Will Update With New Customization Options, More DLC, And A New Chapter In 2018

Over the years, seven pieces of downloadable content and one new chapter were introduced to The Elder Scrolls Online. The MMORPG continues to add free content and paid DLC since it launched in 2014 on PC and in 2015 on consoles. In 2018, players can expect even more dungeons, delves, and adventures. The upcoming year […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Zone Scaling Now On PTR Requiring More Experience To Level In The Base Game

When the 7.3.5 patch releases for World of Warcraft, all zones in the game will utilize zone scaling technology. This feature scales the zone to the level of the character letting them earn experience in each zone without out-leveling the quests there. Players enjoying the current expansion have experienced zone scaling in the Broken Isles […]

Select Retired Crown Crates Return To ‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Alongside New Items

This month in The Elder Scrolls Online, players can pick up new festive items from the Crown Store. A new house, furniture, a motif, several hats, and a mount will be available throughout the month. Each item added this month will only be available for a limited time. None of the new items are permanent […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Is Free To Play For A Week On PlayStation 4, PC

Starting tomorrow, players have another chance to try The Elder Scrolls Online completely for free. The buy-to-play MMORPG with optional subscription is free to play for a week beginning on November 30. Players on PlayStation 4 and PC can take advantage of the free week until it ends on December 6. PlayStation 4 players will […]

‘Trove’ Expands Clubs With Leveling And Quests, Uncaps Mastery In ‘Adventures’ Update

Clubs in the voxel MMORPG Trove are guilds that get their own world to customize. Up until the new “Adventures” update, that was the extent of their functionality. Groups of players could design their club world, but that was about it. Now, club members can benefit from buffs, pick up adventures, and unlock Club rewards. […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Zone Scaling Comes To Low-Level Zones Before ‘Battle For Azeroth’ Releases

In the 7.3.5 patch, low-level World of Warcraft zones will take advantage of the game’s zone scaling technology. Currently, players in the Legion expansion experience this feature after they acquire their artifact weapon. Instead of being directed to a specific zone to level, then moving to the next according to the suggested level range, players […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Update Adds ‘Clockwork City’ DLC, Free Console-Specific Pet On PS4, Xbox One

Update 16, the Clockwork City DLC, and free pets are available now in The Elder Scrolls Online. The base game update and the DLC are out now on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Players with an active ESO Plus membership can play the new DLC without purchase. Those without a subscription can pick up the […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Expansion ‘Battle For Azeroth’ Adds Six New Playable Races That Players Unlock With Quests

BlizzCon 2017 is well underway, with announcements made for many Blizzard Entertainment titles today. A new expansion is coming to the popular MMORPG World of Warcraft entitled Battle for Azeroth. Players can expect an expanded level cap, new dungeons, the introduction of Warfronts, and more in the upcoming expansion. Not to mention, six new playable […]

New Crown Store Items Coming To ‘The Elder Scrolls Online,’ As 15 Selections Are Retired

New costumes, mounts, and pets are coming to the Crown Store in The Elder Scrolls Online. During the month of November, players will have a chance to pick up three new costumes, two new mounts, and three new pets. Most of the new items will only be available for a limited time, but others will […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Witches Festival Returns This Week With Double Experience, Loot

Earn more experience and loot Plunder Skulls during this year’s Witches Festival in The Elder Scrolls Online. The Halloween event is back with all the trappings of last year’s revelry including The Witchmother’s Bargain quest and rewards. Players can purchase the Crow Caller from the Crown Store, for free, to get started on the Witches […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Events For October Include Hallow’s End, Weekly Bonuses

World of Warcraft developers and players will celebrate 13 years of operation next month. After releasing in 2004, the popular MMORPG is still active with annual events like Hallow’s End and even weekly holidays providing different in-game bonuses. In the month of October players will have another chance to obtain rare mounts, toys, and items […]

New ‘Guild Wars 2’ Expansion ‘Path Of Fire’ Now Live, Adding Mounts, The Crystal Desert

Guild Wars 2 and its players just celebrated the game’s fifth anniversary last month. The revelry continues today with the second expansion’s release for the MMORPG. After being announced in August, Path of Fire is available in all regions, adding the Crystal Desert area, mounts, and new elite specializations for each of the nine professions. […]

BlizzCon Virtual Ticket Features ‘World Of Warcraft’ Two-Passenger Airship, Zeppelin Faction Mounts

In November, fans of Blizzard Entertainment’s various franchises, like World of Warcraft, will gather in California for BlizzCon 2017. Although attending the conference in person is an option, a Virtual Ticket is also available for those that want to view the festivities live without the travel expense. A BlizzCon Virtual Ticket offers a buyer the […]

‘Guild Wars 2’ Expansion ‘Path Of Fire’ Releases In September With Mounts, New Specializations

Explore the Crystal Desert atop mounts, master a new specialization for each profession, and start bounties for everyone to hunt in the second expansion of Guild Wars 2. The Path of Fire expansion releases in September, giving players a chance to stop Balthazar and his army set on destroying the world. In the upcoming expansion, […]

‘Secret World Legends’ Compensates All Players For Downtime

Secret World Legends tried its best to be ready for launch day, but got off to a rocky start as a drastically-expanded maintenance window frustrated new players. As the maintenance stretched on into the evening, developer Funcom explained that in spite of a considerable closed beta period, shortly after launch, a group of players found […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Hotfix Addresses Tomb Of Sargeras Raid, Damage Adjustments Coming To Several Classes

Several encounters in the Tomb of Sargeras raid are different after a hotfix to World of Warcraft. The changes, which take effect immediately if possible, adjust the Sisters of the Moon, the Desolate Host, and the Kil’jaeden fights within the raid. The hotfix also offers players a new source of gathering Writhing Essences. The Sisters […]

Megalithic ‘Trove’ Update Coming To PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Lets Players Craft Classes

Although Trove on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has been available for some time now, the console version of the blocky action MMO game was still behind the PC version. Next week, the voxel adventure will update with a new class, new biomes, and new collection items bringing it in line with the PC edition […]

Some Mounts In ‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Dwarven Crown Crate Can Only Be Looted, Not Purchasable With Gems

With Morrowind out now across all platforms, players of The Elder Scrolls Online are exploring Vvardenfell and mastering the new Warden class. The MMORPG continues to expand, though, with new Crown Store content. This week, new and returning items are available in the game’s Crown Crates. These boxes contain four random items and can be […]

Celebrate Four Years Of ‘Neverwinter’ With Free Items On PC, PlayStation 4, And Xbox One

This week, heroes of Neverwinter are celebrating the game’s fourth anniversary with the Protector’s Jubilee and free items. Starting June 20, players on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One can visit the decorated Protector’s Enclave. Completing Elminster’s Messages, participating in the Protector’s Speech skirmish, and aiding stronghold merchants provide players with the Protector’s Bounty item […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Patch 7.2.5 Adds Black Temple Raid Timewalking, Deadmines Pet Dungeon

Denizens of Azeroth can soon revisit the Black Temple raid with a new Timewalking option. World of Warcraft patch 7.2.5 is adding the raid Timewalking feature, a new Pet Battle Dungeon, and several new micro-events to start in the coming months. Alongside a handful of class changes, balance fixes, and other additions, the latest patch […]

DLC For ‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Is Coming Later This Year Including A New Dungeon Pack, ‘Clockwork City’

During the Bethesda presentation at E3 2017, two new pieces of downloadable content were announced for The Elder Scrolls Online. A new dungeon DLC and a story-driven DLC are expected to release later this year. Right now, players of the MMORPG are currently enjoying the first expansion, Morrowind, but more DLC is on the way. […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Is Free To Play This Week On PC, PlayStation 4, And Xbox One

For the next week, The Elder Scrolls Online is free to play for everyone. A Free Play Week starts on April 11 on PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One giving players across the world a chance to visit Tamriel free of charge. No game client purchase is necessary to play until April 18, and players […]

Funcom Revamps ‘The Secret World’ With Free-To-Play Model, Upgraded Combat

Funcom’s five-year old MMORPG, The Secret World, is getting a second chance at life. The developer announced a relaunch of the PC title as the free-to-play Secret World Legends with new upgrades and a fresh coat of paint. Secret World Legends will launch sometime this spring on Steam with a beta period coming soon. Those […]

New Broken Shore Zone, ‘Legion’ Flying Coming To ‘World Of Warcraft’ This Week

After eight months of being grounded in Legion content, players can finally earn back their ability to fly in World Of Warcraft. The 7.2 update is set to release tomorrow, March 28, and the second part of the Broken Isles Pathfinder achievement will be accessible according to the Blizzard Entertainment site. The major content update […]

Free-To-Play ‘Trove’ MMO Live On PlayStation 4, Get More Experience With PS Plus

After a few months in open beta, Trove is now released officially on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. The free-to-play action MMORPG from Trion Worlds features a plethora of voxel environments, 14 character classes, and numerous items to collect to increase players’ Mastery. Not to mention, players can customize their own lots, called cornerstones, and […]

Gaming History: The Oldest Running MMORPG In The World

One of the most popular video game genres in the world, MMORPGs have a gaming history richer than that of virtually every other genre, and the oldest running MMORPG will surprise you. After delving deep into the archives, I came across an old, old game. And by old, I mean it started a few years […]

‘Neverwinter’ Expansion ‘The Cloaked Ascendancy’ Releases for PC February 21 with PS4 and Xbox One Releases to Follow

Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios officially announced today that the latest expansion for Neverwinter, the MMORPG based on the mega-popular Dungeons & Dragons franchise, releases for PC on February 21, followed by releases on PS4 and Xbox One later this year. In this newest expansion, titled The Cloaked Ascendancy, players will be able to […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Player Housing Costs Revealed On PTS, Upcoming Crown Store Items Also Detailed

Over the next several weeks, players of The Elder Scrolls Online have plenty of new additions to enjoy. The Crown Store is welcoming new items throughout January, and February will usher in the Homestead update. Here are some of the new items and features players can expect over the coming weeks while they are adventuring […]

Voxel MMO ‘Trove’ Now In Open Beta On PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Boxy adventures await PlayStation 4 and Xbox One players now that the MMORPG Trove is in open beta. The free-to-play voxel title from Trion Worlds is now available on both consoles during the open beta period of testing. Everyone can create or link an existing Trion Worlds account to get started in the cubic world […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Welcomes Player Housing With Homestead Update In February

In a matter of months, adventurers exploring the world of The Elder Scrolls Online will soon be able to purchase and customize player homes. The new feature is planned to launch in February 2017 with the free Homestead update. Players can purchase a variety of homes with in-game gold or with the real-world Crowns currency. […]

‘The Secret World’: Getting Started With The Latest Humble Bundle Offering

When the latest Humble Bundle released and its contents included The Secret World plus a month of premium time for a song, as reported by PC Gamer, it seemed that it was finally time to get into Funcom’s 4-year-old MMO. Based on conspiracy theories, urban legends, and a strong nod to classic horror fiction (particularly […]

Play ‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ For Free This Weekend On PlayStation 4 And PC, Xbox One Free Weekend Coming Soon

For the weekend, The Elder Scrolls Online is completely free-to-play on PC and PlayStation 4. The buy-to-play title is hosting a free weekend on these platforms, giving everyone a chance to jump into the One Tamriel update without having to purchase the game client. Players can start downloading the client on November 16 and the […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Players Return To Karazhan With The 7.1 Update To ‘Legion,’ Explore The New Dungeon Today

In the first major content update for World of Warcraft since the release of Legion, a new dungeon, the continuation of the Suramar campaign, and more are now available. A group of five players can now enter a mythic version of Karazhan to battle eight bosses in the classic but updated dungeon. New quests and […]

‘EVE Online’ Gambling Casinos Targeted By Developers After Major War

The various online gambling casinos run by EVE Online players are finally being targeted by the games’ developers, CCP, officially in lieu of the upcoming shift to a free-to-play model. For 13 years, EVE Online has operated on a pay-to-play model, with subscriptions typically costing about $20 per month. Coming November 2016, CCP is switching […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ One Tamriel Update Coming Next Week To PS4, Xbox One While Player Housing Arrives Early Next Year

On October 18, the One Tamriel update is coming to The Elder Scrolls Online on consoles. The game-changing update opens up the world by letting players explore it regardless of their level or alliance. Additionally, a redesigned Craglorn, new weapon ultimate abilities, and itemization changes are all part of update 12 and the One Tamriel […]

‘World Of Warcraft,’ ‘Hearthstone’ Digital Bonuses Included With Physical Purchase Of ‘Warcraft’ Movie

In Warcraft, audiences witness the world of Azeroth as it is invaded by orcs looking for a new world to inhabit. The story is likely familiar to players that have experienced one of the several games featuring Warcraft lore. After all, Blizzard Entertainment has been telling and expanding on that story in video games for […]

‘Star Trek Online’ Now Available On PlayStation 4, Xbox One

Earlier this year in May, Perfect World Entertainment and Cryptic Studios announced that Star Trek Online would debut on consoles later this year. Today, the free-to-play MMORPG based on the sci-fi staple comes to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Players can download and play today with custom created Captains, an array of customizable ships, and […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Expansion Live, Here’s How To Get Started In ‘Legion’

Travel to the Broken Isles, unlock the potential of powerful Artifact weapons, reach 110, and progress through a class-specific Order Hall now in World of Warcraft. The sixth expansion, entitled Legion, is now available for players to explore. Although many features like the revamped transmogrification system, overall class changes, and even Demon Hunters have been […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ Soon To Feature Crown Crates Offering Random Items, Redesigned Craglorn With One Tamriel Update

With Gamescom currently underway, developers of The Elder Scrolls Online are announcing their plans for the game coming later this year. Players can expect new holiday events and dueling after the upcoming update in addition to other major features. As the last update to The Elder Scrolls Online this year, update 12 will introduce One […]

‘World Of Warcraft’ Debuting World Quests As An Alternative To Daily Quests With ‘Legion’ Release

With just one week remaining until the sixth World of Warcraft expansion releases, the anticipation of both players and developers has certainly heightened. Legion is set to launch on August 30, ushering in a new continent for players to explore, an increased level cap for heroes to reach, an array of powerful artifact weapons to […]

‘The Elder Scrolls Online’ On PS4, Xbox One Now Updated With Costume Dyeing, The Style Parlor, And Text Chat

With the release of update 11 to The Elder Scrolls Online for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, players on consoles can now dye their costumes, make purchases from The Style Parlor, and communicate via text chat. The latest update these features in addition to a new dungeon DLC entitled “Shadows of the Hist;” all of […]