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10 Years Ago, Gaming Industry Notables Were Hit And Miss Regarding Free-To-Play Gaming

There are only a few days left in what future historians will refer to as “the teens,” in the same way that I referred...

Interview: Talking PoE 2 And Conquerors of the Atlas With Grinding Gear Games

Grinding Gear Games had a lot to announce about Path of Exile at last month's ExileCon. We did our best to cover it all,...

INTERVIEW: Legend Of Aria’s Executive Producer Chats With Us Ahead Of F2P Release

Ahead of Legends of Aria's upcoming free-to-play release, we had a chance to catch up with Executive Producer Jeffrey 'Miphon' Edwards and take a...

Destiny Diaries: Getting There Is Half The Fun

I said previously that I was astonished just by the design of Destiny 2's worlds and how big and empty parts of them seemed....

Interview: Population Zero’s Combat Is Detailed And “Souls-like”

While many survival games have simple aim-and-fire or hack-and-slash combat mechanics, Enplex Games is looking to do things a little different with Population Zero....

Destiny Diaries: Saving Earth, At My Own Pace

Well, that was fast. After just two and a half weeks of playing Destiny 2 as a free-to-play player, I spent money on it....

Players, Developers Push Back Over Blizzard’s Banning Of Hong Kong Hearthstone Player

“Life comes at you fast” has rarely seemed like a more appropriate cliche. Blizzard, and its parent company Activision, must be feeling like life...

New Player Perspective: Destiny 2 New Light Is Chaotic And Disorganized But Lots Of...

I had never played Destiny 2 before last week. To be honest, I didn't even know that much about it beyond the basics. Sure,...

Interview: Star Trek Online Lead Designer Al Rivera

Earlier this month, Cryptic Studios released the Awakening update for Star Trek Online. The update brings the game's story back into the present where...

Rock Out With The Charr! Our Preview Of GW2’s Icebrood Saga Prologue, Bound By...

Bound By Blood is the name of the prologue to the Icebrood Saga, the continuation of the Guild Wars 2 Living Story. That's only...

10 Years Ago Today, Dungeons & Dragons Online Set The Stage For Free-to-Play’s Future

Ten years ago today, MMOBomb was born. Well, not technically – the site officially went online in April of 2011, 20 months after September...

Defend Towers And Play On Your Own Schedule In Path Of Exile’s Blight Expansion

As if Wraeclast wasn't bleak and dreary enough, Grinding Gear Games is now adding giant putrescent sacs to Path of Exile in its next...

The FTC Addressed Loot Boxes This Week, But It Probably Won’t Be Enough

The Federal Trade Commission heard from a number of different parties during its workshop on loot boxes in video games earlier this week. I've...

Interview: Hands-On With Futuristic Football Title Steel Circus

Steel Circus is gunning for the big boys in gaming. Well, not technically “gunning,” because none of the characters have guns. But there are...
A Wide Arc: Perfect World's Plan For Warframe And F2P Gaming 1

Five Years Ago, Folks Were Really Mad About Digital Extremes Being Bought (And Other...

We're midway through July, and I thought that would make for a perfect time to turn back the clock five years, all the way...

No, Fortnite Battle Royale Wasn’t Almost Cancelled, Not Even Close

We get it, the name "Fortnite" draws clicks, because Fortnite Battle Royale was (and still might be) the hottest thing out there right now....

10 Years Ago, Some Of The Biggest MMOs Of The Next Decade (And Global...

While we're all still digesting the news from this year's E3, let's all go back in time a decade, to E3 2009. This idea...

The “Loot Box Bill” Is Impossibly Broad, But It Could Still Work As Intended

We've finally got the text of Senate Bill 1629, a.k.a. the Protecting Children from Abusive Games Act, introduced last week by Senator Josh Hawley...