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Pokemon finally has a MOBA, so where’s the MMO?

Pokemon has branched out into other genres more than ever in recent years, taking on augmented reality, “open world,” and even MOBAs, but Nintendo is still nervous about MMOs. Massively…

Indie MMO Spotlight: Late January in full force

Every week, we scour the internet for all things indie MMOs so you don’t have to. This week is full of news, including the release of two highly anticipated titles…

The Last Town VR MMO

Zenith: The Last City is finally here and available now! Zenith is a cross-platform MMORPG for VR platforms including Oculus Quest, PC VR, and PSVR. As noted on the game’s…

Elder Scrolls Online Legacy of the Bretons trailers pave the way for the MMO’s future

There has been some big news lately in the world of elder scrolls online. Heritage of the Bretonsthe next expansion set to release for the popular MMORPG, has received a…

A VR MMO that delivers? (In progress)

Against all odds, Zenith might just be a VR MMO that delivers. Read on for our Zenith review, which is currently in progress. Note: We’ve had access to Zenith for…

Everything we know so far

Riot Games, the company behind League of Legends, has revealed that it will create its own massively multiplayer online game (MMO), following the huge boom in this sector of the…

Lost Ark Video presents the endgame of the MMO

There are just over two weeks left before the long-awaited arrival of the MMO-ARPG lost ark. Originally released in South Korea in 2018, lost ark is a title that some…

Sandbox MMO Growtopia Will Welcome Ezio, Rabbids, And More At January Crossover Event

From January 24 to 30, Growtopia presents 7 famous Ubisoft franchises in the incredible universe of Growtopia! Including Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry III: Blood Dragon, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell, Rabbids…etc.…

Martial arts MMO Justice Online aims for Western launch in Q4 2022

NetEase plans to release its martial arts MMORPG e-justice in several new regions in the fourth quarter of 2022. The game is based on traditional martial arts and Jianghu, the…

Indie MMO Spotlight: Q&A, Playtests, and Our Top 5 Indie MMO Picks

Welcome back to another weekly recap of indie MMO news. Alongside the PR campaign for two major releases next week (Zenith: the last city and Broken ranks), there were several…

MMO game, Heroes of Mavia, raises $5.5 million in seed funding

Massively multiplayer online game (MMO), Heroes of Mavia, raised $5.5 million in seed funding from institutional venture capital firms and angel investors. The funds will grow the blockchain-based game, attract…

Not so MMO: Rainbow Six Extraction

I have to be honest: when I previously thought of franchises where I might encounter a paranormal force, rainbow six was not one of them. Seat has been one of…

Disney and Tencent announce an Avatar MMO for mobile phones

With Avatar 2 Set to hit theaters for this year’s Christmas season, a number of fans of James Cameron and the franchise itself are waiting to finally bridge the 13-year…

Group of MMO gamers threaten in-game strike to address role issues

A group of MMO gamers are threatening to shut down their work if their concerns about one of the game’s systems aren’t addressed. Launched in 2017, Foxhole is persistent online…

Players Refuse To Restock Wartime MMO Foxhole’s Frontline To Protest State Of Play

A group of Foxhole players have gone on strike, causing trouble for the persistent World War II MMO. About 1,800 players who act as dedicated logistics players have hung up…

Upcoming indie MMO Freeland seeks to bring VR and PC gamers together

As far as MMORPGs go, VR games are still in their early stages of development, but with several coming or in development, it’s time to see what VR can do…

Riot MMO Executive Producer Hints At Emphasis On Group Play In Upcoming MMO

Riot’s next MMO set in the League of Legends universe is still under wraps, although the title’s executive producer, Greg “Ghostcrawler” Street, lifted the veil a bit last weekend. When…

Indie MMO Spotlight: Roadmaps, RPGs and VR Launches

With a slew of updates, fixes, and announcements, it looks like all of our favorite indie developers are back from vacation and hard at work. It’s not just the Indie…

Despite Steam’s Ban on NFT and Crypto Games, Some Blockchain MMO Titles Are Still Available

In October 2021, Valve announced that they would ban games containing NFTs and cryptocurrencies from their Steam platform. Shortly after the announcement, a number of games were removed from the…

Reckoning MMO Shooter Announced, Coming 2022 For Mobile

A new game called Avatar: Grateful was announced by Disney, Tencent, Lightstorm Entertainment and Archosaur Games. Described as an MMO shooter, it will be released later this year on Android…

5 things to start in the MMO VR

Need help getting into the world of this new VR MMO? Check out our Zenith tips for quick help. As with any MMO, your opening hours in RamenVR’s multiplayer epic…

The Last City releases January 27 on all major VR platforms

Ramen VR, the team behind Zenith: the last city, revealed that the long-awaited VR MMO is set to launch on January 27, arriving on Quest, SteamVR, and PSVR. It’s…

Reckoning makes the world of Pandora an MMO in 2022

Disney has teamed up with Archosaur Games, Tencent, and Lightstorm Entertainment to create Avatar: Reckoning, a mobile MMO in 2022. Disney has partnered with Archosaur Games, Tencent, and Lightstorm Entertainment…

James Cameron’s Avatar Gets a Mobile FPS MMO

Remember when Avatar came out of nowhere, became the greatest movie of all time for a while, then disappeared for a decade. Well, it still is, but a new video…

Have you ever made a fresh start on an MMO you’ve been playing for years?

I was scrolling through Twitter last week when I spotted a Tweet from a friend of mine that got me thinking about how I play games. The Tweet, seemingly innocuous…

Indie MMO Spotlight: 2022 Roadmaps, Launch Dates and Announcements

January can be a slow month for the gaming industry. That doesn’t seem to be the case with indie MMO development, though. We’re only a week away from the start…

PSVR2 revelation, Harry Potter MMO canceled

It’s a new year, with lots of games, movies and more. Although the industry doesn’t really start to emerge until later this month, gamers are excited to be on the…

Was there ever an area in an MMO that you just hated?

The Lonely Lands. God, I can hear the music playing even just writing those three words. The Lone Lands is, without a doubt, the area I hate the most in…

Outer Ring MMO is ready to provide its users with a player-driven metaverse project

Outer Ring is an MMORPG video game in the universe of science fiction and fantasy based on the Play to Earn economic concept. Windex Technologies OÜ developed the game in…

Banner Saga developer Stoic is working on a new MMO action game

According to a job posting, Stoic, the developer of the Banner Saga trilogy, is looking for a designer familiar with MMO action boss design. Stoic’s name might not immediately ring…

Fractured Online introduces its three races, designed to make choosing the MMO race mean something again

When it comes to choosing your race in an MMORPG, fractured online wants to shake things up a bit and make the choice deeply meaningful, instead of what can sometimes…

Outer Ring MMO is ready to provide its users with a

Navarre, Spain, Jan. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — As cryptocurrency becomes a huge hit, the future of the crypto and gaming markets seems limitless. Expectations and developments are set to…

Not So MMO: Sands of Salzaar Review

Comes to us from indie developer Han-Squirrel Studio, open-world strategy ARPG Salzaar Sands created buzz when it received an English localization update last year. Today, a little over a year…

Zenith might just be the Quest VR MMO you need

Last month’s Zenith beta suggested the VR MMO could go the distance. Read our hands-on labs below. Looking back over the past few years, I confess that I thought it…

Indie MMO Spotlight: Looking Back at 2021

Is there anyone not happy that 2021 is over? Even with all of its challenges, 2021 was still a busy time for our indie developers. So it’s no surprise that…

Harry Potter MMO was canceled by EA in the early 2000s because they thought the IP wouldn’t last

Before the Harry Potter franchise became the global phenomenon it is today, Electronic Arts was creating an MMO based on its world. However, it appears to have been canceled in…