Cool Customer: Talking Iceman And Marvel Heroes Character Creation With Gazillion’s Ryan Collins

Making a new playable character for a game is as simple as making up a few powers, getting a couple art and sound assets, testing,…


Time Is The Currency Of Free-To-Play Games

The game’s free, so you might as well try it. What have you got to lose? That’s the mantra you’ll often hear from people suggesting…

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Report: PC Gaming To Grow To $35 Billion Worldwide By 2018, Thanks To F2P And E-sports

PC gaming is dying — or, maybe it’s not. According to one group, PC gaming is on the rise and will continue to do so…


Unconventional Wisdom: F2P Games Don’t Automatically Attract Jerks And Bots

Free-to-play games and asshat behavior seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly… like Jay and Silent Bob… like black and blue – I…


Are E-sports “Legitimate”?

It depends on who you ask and how you define words like “legitimate,” but at least one person thinks so – though he’s got an…


Preview: TERA’s Skycastles and New Dungeon

Late last week, I had the chance to sit down with TERA’s Lead Producer, Patrick “Treeshark” Sun, and some of the PR team at En…

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Breaking Down The Daybreak Breakdown

I’ve been wondering for a while just how Sony Online Entertainment is doing, from a financial standpoint. Obviously, before this week, the talk was mostly…

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Musings About EQ2’s /Pizza Command And Other Possible MMO Product Tie-Ins

Apparently, February 9 is National Pizza Day. Naturally, that got me thinking about one of the weirdest things in the history of MMOs, EverQuest II’s…

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Awful Idea: Doing Away With Dungeons

Kill 10 rats and repeat ad infinitum until the level cap, then grind out dungeons and raids. We’ve seen it a million times before. Various…


PAX South 2015: Hands On With Dreadnought

Sometimes, size really does matter. We’ve covered Greybox and Yager’s giant spaceship combat game Dreadnought a few times here at MMOBomb, and I got my…


Interview: STO Lead Developer 5 Year Retrospective

Cryptic Games is celebrating 5 years of Star Trek Online and we scored some time with Lead Developer Stephen Ricossa to reflect on the half…


PAX South Preview: Cabal 2

At PAX South, I was granted an exclusive look at Cabal 2, an upcoming MMORPG from ESTSoft that pulls no punches. When I asked about…


Going Gigantic At PAX South 2015

Motiga’s Gigantic feels a little like this and a little like that. It’s part MOBA, part arena-battler, and, with its character advancement system, even feels…

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