Editorials

5 Classic Free-To-Play MMOs You Can Try Out In 2018

There are only a few weeks left in 2017 -- something I'm sure most of us aren't lamenting. For some of us that means...

The Top 5 F2P Games On Steam in November

Steam is love, Steam is life – and some games are more lively than others. Valve's platform has it all, good and bad. Today we're...

Top 5 Unusual MMO Game Closures

With the imminent demise of Marvel Heroes Omega looming on December 31, 2017, we decided it was time to take a look back at...

Preview: Trove’s Clubs Getting a Lot More “Guild-y”

Being a casual Trove player myself, I've always found Trove's Club system to be a bit of an odd duck. While on the surface...

Top 5 Tracks From LOTRO’s Mordor Soundtrack

I'm a little sad that I haven't delved into The Lord of the Rings Online's Mordor expansion yet. In fact, I never even completed...

The MMOBomb Staff Crafts The Top 5 Frankenstein’s Monsters Of Game Development

Every MMO(-ish) game out there is doing a Halloween event, so we thought, "Why can't we?" Of course, we don't make games, but that...

Loot Boxes Might Not Technically Be Gambling, But They’re Definitely Something

It's the “Season of the Loot Box,” and everyone's got their two cents to put in – which would buy you about 1% of...

Top 5 Halloween Events In Free-To-Play Games in 2017

One of the best things about multiplayer online games is that the developers really get into the holiday spirity. Dpending on the game in...

There Are Free-To-Play MMOs That Literally Nobody Plays

"Nobody plays that game anymore" is usually a tired attack on a game that may not be what it once was, but still has...

Whatever Happened To … Battlecry?

As much as we might make fun of “dead” or “dying” games, at least a game that launched and then declined rapidly … well,...

Nearly Everyone Hates Valve’s Artifact – And It Probably Won’t Matter

Since its reveal just over a month ago, I've been following the amazing saga of Artifact: The Dota Card Game. I'm not sure what...

Whatever Happened To … Chroma, Harmonix’s Music-Based FPS?

As much as we might make fun of “dead” or “dying” games, at least a game that launched and then declined rapidly … well,...

The Biggest MOBAs Rarely Innovate — And Maybe That’s A Good Thing

Last week, two articles -- one about League of Legends and one about Dota 2 -- caught my eye. While they cover different games,...

The Subscription Model For MMOs Died Five Years Ago Today

Star Wars: The Old Republic was going to be the game. Officially announced on Oct. 21, 2008 and launched three years later, it was...

The Highest-Rated F2P Game On Steam Is About A Pig Punching Wolves

What's the best free-to-play game on Steam? You might think it would be something huge like Warframe or War Thunder or Unturned. Instead it's...

Happy 4th of July! Here Are Our Top 10 F2P War Games

July 4 is America's birthday! Well, technically, it it's anniversary of the day a bunch of guys signed some document in 1776. The big...

Columnist: F2P “Should Be Entirely Out of the Question” For Game Developers

If there's one notion I wish I could forcibly implant into the minds of every person on the planet, it's this: "Not everything can...

Would You Start Over In Your Favorite Online Game, a la Secret World Legends?

As you're no doubt aware by now, Funcom is making The Secret World players start over in Secret World Legends. This has met with...