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MMOBomb’s Guide To Finding A Free Game When You’re Social Distancing At Home

You're probably staying at home this weekend. No need to explain; we all know why. You've already binged your favorite shows on Netflix (twice)...

Eight Years To Get Here: Phantasy Star Online 2 Closed Beta Impressions

This past weekend it finally became real! Having launched in 2012 in Japan, Phantasy Star Online 2 (PSO2) was supposed to come West …...

Exploring My Love-Hate Relationship With Season Passes

For all the “innovations” that online games have pioneered over the past few years to generate additional revenue, the one that's received probably the...

Rocket League, City Of Heroes, And Loot Boxes: MMOBomb’s Free-To-Play Predictions For 2020

It might be a new decade, but I'm going to make the same old mistakes and try to predict what I think will happen...

Close Out The 2010s With MMOBomb’s Top 20 F2P Games Of The Decade

Other websites are doing their Top Whatever of 2019 lists, but here at MMOBomb, we like to do things big. We like big lists...

Heroes, Human Resources, And Hong Kong: The Top 10 Stories In F2P Gaming In...

2019 was … certainly a year. It was the best of times and the worst of times, but most importantly … it was time....
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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...

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....

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,...

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...

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...
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...