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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...

Interview: Ken Hall, 2Dog Games Founder And Maker Of Destiny’s Sword, An MMO That...

Many of you may have seen a couple of pieces announcing Canadian developer 2Dog Games' upcoming free-to-play title Destiny's Sword. This strategy/combat MMO will...

Preview: Five Armies Clash In Path Of Exile’s Next Expansion, Legion

Path of Exile's last release, Synthesis, didn't go over all that well with the community. It got to the point that Grinding Gear Games'...

If F2P Is In Anthem’s Future, It Needs A Lot Of Work

Have you heard the latest “Anthem is going free-to-play” rumors? They come from a blog, which I won't link to, which claims to have...

Guild Wars 2 Offers Epic End To The Season In War Eternal

War Eternal, the final chapter in Guild Wars 2's fourth season of the Living Story, has a lot of ground to cover. As it...

After Years Away, It’s Not Easy To Go Back To Your MMORPG Home

City of Heroes is coming back! Maybe! Sort of! All right, so the jury's still out on whether you'll get to play the game as...

Valve Promises “A Better Artifact,” And There’s Probably Just One Way To Accomplish That

After going nearly two months without any communication, Valve posted to the Steam page for Artifact last Thursday, March 29. The brief message was...

If Ninja Made $1 Million Streaming Apex Legends, He Deserved It

It shouldn't come as a surprise that well-known streamers can make a lot of money. Many get by just on donations and subscriptions to...

Wednesday’s Z1 Battle Royale Update And Rebranding Might Be The Game’s Last Chance

H1Z1 is no more. No, it hasn't shut down. It's now officially known as Z1 Battle Royale on PC, despite being unofficially labeled as such...

Interview: Breach Is A Work In Progress That “Has To Get Out There”

Breach still has some kinks to iron out. That should be obvious by its being in early access, especially coming as soon as it...

Interview: Path Of Exile’s Synthesis Expansion Has You Piecing Together Fractured Memories (And Loot)

The last Path of Exile expansion, Betrayal, was a rousing success all around. Fans not only got a new league but also saw the...

Interview: How Community Feedback Is Shaping Torchlight Frontiers

Torchlight Frontiers is shaping up to be one of the most anticipated free-to-play game releases of 2019. Melding the gameplay of the Torchlight series...

Apex Legends’ Numbers Are Impressive, But So It Respawn’s Smart Approach To Development And...

Two days in, and everyone's still talking about Respawn Entertainment's Apex Legends. A game that most people didn't even know about a week ago...

Preview: Conqueror’s Blade’s Vast Open World Is Filled With Options And Opportunity

I know that Conqueror's Blade won't be for everyone. Merely its basic premise as a somewhat realistic medieval battle simulator won't appeal to people...

What Will Go F2P Next? We Offer Up 6 Predictions

Back in 2015, I made a few predictions about MMORPGs that I thought had a chance – even if only a slim one –...

Exclusive Interview: Gamigo Opens Up About Trion Worlds, Monetization Plans, and Even Gazillion Assets

When the purchase of Trion Worlds' assets by gamigo was announced, it took quite a few fans by surprise. Not many even knew that...