ESO Training Gear

I Hate Training Gear

In Elder Scrolls Online, player gear can be customized in a number of ways. One such way is through traits, ...
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Combat in Elder Scrolls Online

Comparing ESO and TSW’s Build Systems

Elder Scrolls Online and The Secret World are games with a lot in common. They're both highly story-driven and solo-friendly ...
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Chronicles of Elyria crowdfunding

2016’s Crowdfunded MMOs

More than any subset of gamers, MMO players fall in love with a game's potential. We've also been burned the ...
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elder scrolls online 2016

Favorite Games of 2016

2016 has come and gone and now it’s time to reminisce about what turned out to be a great year ...
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A first person shot of tanking the Sha of Pride in World of Warcraft

Your Guide to Taking Great MMO Screenshots

If you follow a lot of MMO blogs, you've probably seen a lot of good screenshots, and perhaps wished to ...
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text of the treant camolage set

What is a ‘Pay To Win’ Cash Shop in MMOs?

This article was originally posted March 19, 2016. It has been recently updated. Like a lot of MMO players, I've ...
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A snowglobe in World of Warcraft's Winter Veil holiday event.

Why MMO Holidays Suck and How to Fix Them

Around this time of year, holiday events are springing up in MMORPGs like desperate last-minute shoppers at the local mall ...
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eso storm atronach gambling mounts

China Leads Charge to Fix MMO Gambling’s Biggest Problem

Last week, Elder Scrolls Online launched their latest cash shop additions. The store now sells some pretty sweet storm atronach ...
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A promotional splash screen for co-op commander Nova in StarCraft II

StarCraft II: Nova Co-op Guide

Nova is one of the most powerful commanders in StarCraft II's co-op mode, but she has an unusual playstyle that ...
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Westworld enter the game

Westworld: When Gaming Gets Too Real

The season finale for Westworld aired yesterday, delivering the jaw-dropping type of events one comes to expect from an HBO ...
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A group of worshippers during the Rider event in The Secret World.

What The Secret World’s Rider has to Teach Us About Social Design

A few weeks ago The Secret World held its traditional and much-lauded Halloween event. The new additions for this year ...
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eso imperial city dungeon

One Tamriel ESO Review

The One Tamriel update for ESO (The Elder Scrolls Online) launched on October 18, 2016. If you frequent any MMORPG ...
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A cutscene from Diablo III's story mode

Is Blizzard Moving Away from Narrative?

This year's BlizzCon had a lot of good news, but there was also a lot about it that disappointed me ...
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The Tomb of Sargeras in World of Warcraft: Legion

BlizzCon’s WoW Announcements Are Very Encouraging

Back in September, I discussed how I was worried about WoW's future direction, despite a relatively strong start to the ...
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MMORPG Roleplaying - keep calm and roleplay

MMORPGs With Good Roleplaying

Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game. Considering what the acronym stands for, one would think more MMORPGs would entail at least ...
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