An enemy encampment in Blade and Soul

Four Things Western MMOs Can Learn from the East

I'm not a fan of the favoritism some people have when it comes to Eastern versus Western MMORPGs ...
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A world boss battle in World of Warcraft

Six Ways WoW Still Can’t Be Beat

Let's face it: World of Warcraft is by now a very old game. Constant updates have helped it ...
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10 MMO Games to Play at Work

Being in front of a computer all day at work can really suck when you like relaxing in ...
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A screenshot from the survival sandbox DayZ

How a PvE Survival Sandbox Could Surpass PvP

These days it feels like you can't swing an epic Sword of Valor in the MMO space without ...
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Opening a loot box in Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm 2.0 Isn’t that Different

If there's one thing Blizzard seems to love, it's revamping games. They never seem to be able to ...
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Lightsaber fight in SWTOR

Ragequitting an MMO: Does it Work?

Perhaps you’ve done it yourself: ragequitting an MMO. After all, falling in love with an online game is ...
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Enjoy MMORPGs More By Playing Non-MMORPGs

Variety is the spice of life. Developers of MMORPGs like World of Warcraft and Archeage would have you ...
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An Elf character in Lord of the Rings Online

Checking up on the WoW Clones of Yesteryear

When World of Warcraft achieved a heretofore unknown level of success for an MMORPG, everyone and their monkey ...
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A seemingly prophetic shot from The Secret World

Past History Shows a Rocky Road for Secret World Legends

The blessing and the curse of being an MMO writer is that there's never any shortage of hot ...
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The character stats pane in World of Warcraft

Are MMORPG Character Stats Actually Serving a Purpose?

Whether it's attributes on gear or points spent on the character sheet, character stats are one of the ...
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The planet Havarl in Mass Effect: Andromeda

What MMOs Can Learn from Mass Effect: Andromeda

Have you noticed that things are a bit quieter than usual in your MMO lately? Are the streets ...
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archeage cash shop

Is Trion Worlds Really Pay to Win?

Trion Worlds has acquired a bit of a reputation as a pay to win company. For every game ...
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Sometimes your best efforts just aren't good enough

Eight Reasons Your PvP Team Lost

PvP is a pillar of online gaming, whether it's an MMO battleground, a MOBA, a shooter, or spreading ...
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SWTOR screenshot with the landscape of Tatooine: a desert with rocks in the distance and one of the suns in the clear blue sky. Two banthas roam in the foreground.

Must See Places: Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR)

Are you new to SWTOR or are you considering giving the game a try? This article will guide ...
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The Vault of the Wardens dungeon in the themepark MMORPG World of Warcraft

Why Themepark MMOs Work

These days, themepark MMOs -- games focused on structured, developer-created content -- dominate the genre. They are both ...
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