Editorials

MMOBomb’s 2018 in Review: Top 5 Best New F2P Games of the Year

Welcome to the first of our MMOBomb.com 2018 Year In Review articles! Today, we'll be examining the best new free-to-play games of 2018. Did...

REVIEW: Star Trek Online’s Age Of Discovery Sets The Stage For Future Content

The Age of Discovery expansion is finally available for Star Trek Online players across all platforms, giving fans of the most recent TV series...

Top 5 Weird Fortnite Stories From November: Football, Bad Parenting, And Even Worse Dancing

Once again, it's time for Clickbait of the Month, a.k.a., weird Fortnite: Battle Royale news snippets that you probably didn't want to read about...

Why Games Don’t “Feel Right,” And Feeling Indifferent About A Favorite Game’s Closure

Total War: Arena is shutting down in February. Maybe you don't play it, but that's OK. This article isn't about Arena specifically, but about...

Top 5 Weird Fortnite Stories From October: Hockey, Baseball, And SCIENCE!

It's that time again! Time for us to take a look at all the second-rate Fortnite: Battle Royale news that hit over the past...

Thought Experiment: What If You Only Had 10 Games To Choose From?

In recent days, there have a few blog posts/articles on gaming industry sites that basically boiled down to this: You probably aren't good enough...

Realm Royale Removed Classes To Simplify Design, But Players Aren’t Happy

There are a lot of battle royale games out there. So anything a game can do to stand out from the crowd is a...

Here’s Our Take On The City Of Heroes Shutdown Rumors That Have Been Popping...

Like its NCSoft cousin, City of Heroes, WildStar is shutting down. Unlike City of Heroes, the news of WildStar's shutdown didn't exactly come as...

Battling Bishops and Crushing Clerics: Why Can’t Your RPG Healer Use A Sword?

Congratulations! You've finally decided to roll a healer in your latest MMORPG. The rest of us appreciate your sacrifice, your willingness to forgo damage...

Congratulation To Warframe, Winner of MMOBomb’s Free-To-Play World Cup!

In the end, Jedi were no match for space ninjas. Throughout the Free-To-Play World Cup, we'd seen fairly low vote totals for each contest. We'd...

Happy 4th of July! Our Top 5 Free-To-Play Games Set In America

It's America's birthday tomorrow! The first 242 years have had their ups and downs, but I think we'd all agree that one of the...

Big Men And Little Wars: The 200-Year-Old History of Modern Wargames

If you've been following MMOBomb for a while, you probably know that I tend to cover nearly all the news related to war-themed free-to-play...

Third Time’s The Charm: Dauntless Is A Much-Improved Monster-Hunting Experience

I'm charitable enough to usually give a game a second chance if it don't hook me the first time around. At the very least,...

5 Guesses At What Fallout 76 Will Be (And Whether It Will Be F2P)

Bethesda held the internet in its palm yesterday, and all it took was several hours of a static video of a Fallout bobblehead. When...

The First Use Of “Battle Royale” Was Nearly 350 Years Ago, And It Didn’t...

What was the first battle royale? No, I'm not talking about the first battle royale game, which was maybe H1Z1 or maybe a mod...

Mainstream Media Are Starting To Notice Fortnite And They’re So Precious

How can you tell if your game has really “made it”? Is it when you hit a million downloads? Ten million? Is it when...

If Everything’s Fine At Daybreak, Why Doesn’t Anyone Want To Talk On The Record?

“Victory has 100 fathers and defeat is an orphan.” That quote is often attributed to John F. Kennedy, but there are references to it, or...

Daybreak’s Rumored New EverQuest And PlanetSide Games? We’re Not Buying It

When a company announces layoffs, disgruntled ex-employees usually talk. When there are layoffs combined with all sorts of other questionable behavior by the company,...