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Interview: Star Trek Online Senior Environment Artist Nick Duguid

Star Trek Online players have been spending a lot of time lately interacting with characters and places from Star Trek: Discovery lately. Even though...

Hands-On Preview: Challenge Frostbite And Frigid Foes In The New Dauntless Escalation

There's a chill in the air, and it's spread all throughout the Shattered Isles. A new Frost Escalation has come to Dauntless in today's...

Opinion: Extra Screen Time During A Pandemic Won’t Turn Your Kids Into Gaming Addicts

COVID-19 lockdowns in the United States have been in effect, to varying degrees, for nearly 10 months now, so it's no surprise that everyone's...

F2P Predictions For 2021: New Games Launch, One Game Shuts Down, And A Surprise...

It's that time again! Welcome, everyone to the MMOBomb free-to-play predictions for 2021! You know the drill by now: I'll make some predictions about...

Interview: The Sky Is Darkest Before The Dawn In Mabinogi’s Penultimate Seven Nightmares Update

When your latest update is titled "Hypernova," chances are something big is happening. That's the case with Nexon's Mabinogi, which launched the G25: Hypernova...

Interview: Behind The Creation Of EverQuest II’s New Race, The Vah Shir

Darkpaw Games pushed out the 17th expansion for EverQuest II just in time for the Holidays, and it came with a rare gift for...

Surprising New Hits, Disappointing Launches, And More: MMOBomb’s Top 10 F2P News Of 2020

Last year, I wrote that 2019 was a year of potential, if not immediate impact. 2020 fulfilled that potential by impacting all of us...

Preview: Dauntless Reforged Makes Major Changes To Progression And Hunts

Phoenix Labs is calling Dauntless Reforged the "biggest patch of all time," (notes here) and that might not be too far off the mark....

Preview: Rally Your Allies To Take On Guild Wars 2’s New Dragon Response Missions

Elder Dragons and their minions are running rampant in Guild Wars 2. That's nothing new, since that's been the way of things since the...

Curious Trinkets And Powerful Artifacts: Magic Rings Of History And Myth

Some time ago, when I was doing these "gaming meets history" articles (like this one, this one, and this one) more regularly, we asked...

Amazon Has One More Chance, But Only If It Learns From Crucible’s Most Critical...

Crucible is on its last legs. Amazon Game Studios will be pulling the plug on its failed battle royale game in a month, piling...

Interview: We Had Genshin Impact Questions, And miHoYo Had (Some) Answers Ahead Of Launch

Three days from now, on Monday September 28th, Genshin Impact will finally launch on PS4, PC, and mobile devices. The game has been teased...

Preview: Venture Into The Untamed Wilds And Take On An Angry Tree In Dauntless’s...

Phoenix Labs is coming at you with a new batch of content for Dauntless, and you know what that means: Another vicious Behemoth to...

Preview: Get (Safe) Cracking In Path Of Exile’s Larcenous League, Heist

“So I've got this job lined up, you see. We'll break into a heavily fortified stronghold, avoid the guards, or KO a few if...

Preview: Dodge Lightning And Solve The Mystery Of PlanetSide 2’s Shattered Warpgate

Since Daybreak Game Company split into three development houses, the team behind PlanetSide 2 has had its hands full making big changes to the...

Interview: Trove’s Team Launches Lunar Plunge And We Ask About The Transition To Gamigo

It's been almost 2 years since gamigo purchased the assets of now defunct developer Trion Worlds. In that time we've seen a fair amount...

Editorial: Modern MMOs Offer Speed And Convenience But Often Lack Camaraderie

A few months ago, Blizzard co-founder Mike Morhaime shared some thoughts about the early days of World of Warcraft, particularly its social nature. In...

A Song Of Ice And More Ice: Take The Fight To The Enemy In...

Last year, there was a Guild Wars 2 update titled “War Eternal,” but that title might have been better applied to today's update, Jormag...