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RuneScape’s Newest Skill, Archaeology, Is Now Live, Lets You Summon Demons (Intentionally!)

RuneScape's newest skill, Archaeology, is now live, enabling the residents of Gielinor to discover the secrets of the world's history and also acquire some...

Dig Up Ancient Relics When Archaeology Arrives In RuneScape Next Month

Soon, RuneScape players will be able to dig in the dirt and find some old junk. Wait, that doesn't sound exciting. Let's go with...

Jagex Sued For Violating Muted RuneScape Player’s “Free Speech” And “Human Rights”

In July of 2019, RuneScape player and streamer Anro Elansari was "muted" from the game, which he claims to have streamed for over 2,000...

RuneScape Had 1.1 Million Subscribers In 2019, Along With Highest DAU In Old School

Nearly 20 years in, and RuneScape is still growing. Jagex let loose with a flood of numbers this week, detailing how well 2019 went...

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...

Jagex Acknowledges “Duty Of Care” With Regards To RuneScape MTs, Vows Changes

Jagex has come under fire this year for its microtransaction practices in RuneScape, even to the point of getting called out for them by...

Jagex Looks To The Future Following RuneScape’s Rocky 2019

Eurogamer has a long article titled "After RuneScape's controversial 2019, Jagex plots 'direct and deliberate' changes for 2020." The first half of the piece...
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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...

Start Farming Your Own Dinosaurs In RuneScape’s The Ranch Out Of Time Update

Beginning today, RuneScape players should probably get used to seeing more dinosaurs than usual. With the launch of the game's latest update -- The...

RuneScape Devs Discuss Monetization, a.k.a., The $62,000 Question

Remember a couple months ago when the British government specifically called out Jagex in one of its reports on video games, due to a...

Jagex Hires Three, Including Creative Director For Unannounced Action RPG

Jagex has some new high-level hires, and they're be set to work on RuneScape, as well as other projects. For starters, both RuneScape and...

RuneFest 2019 Reveals: New Expansions, Dinosaur Raising, Archaeology Skill, And Mobile Early Access

RuneFest 2019 is in the books, and it came with lots of major announcements for players of Jagex's venerable MMORPG. The highlight feature coming...

RuneScape Now Offering Goodies To Players With Twitch Prime

If you have Twitch Prime and are a player of RuneScape, then it's time to get your hands on some purple goodies. Jagex recently...

RuneScape Gets 1/3 Of Its Revenue From Microtransactions, Including One Player Who Spent $62,000

Last week's report by the UK government regarding loot boxes and their potential regulation is making waves this week as well. In particular, it's...

RuneScape Cancels Weapon Diversity Initiative, Which Wasn’t “Chunky” Enough

It's rare to see a developer simply give up on an update for an MMO, but that's what Jagex has chosen to do with...

This Year’s RuneFest Theme Is Dinosaurs, Tickets On Sale Now

RuneFest 2019 is a go ... a-going back in time, that is. Jagex's celebration of all things RuneScape will have a prehistoric theme this...

Jagex Hasn’t Changed Hands Yet, Sale Is “One Of Various Possible Outcomes”

Jagex may not be changing hands after all -- at least not yet. Despite reports from earlier this week that the RuneScape maker had...

Jagex Sold To American Company

Back in January, we reported that Shanghai's Fukong Interactive, a branch of Shangdong Hongda Mining Company, might be looking to sell of RuneScape maker...