Even Boring Chores Look Good In This Beautiful MMO

We've seen the character creation system, as well as some of the combat featured in Black Desert, a stunning-looking Korean MMO. But the game also features stuff you can do during your downtime—and it looks like the developers are putting care into small details. » 4/11/14 8:30pm Friday 8:30pm

Keep Flyin': An Exclusive First Look at Firefly Online

Browncoats rejoice! Joss Whedon's space Western Firefly may never return to television, but the 'verse goes on. And soon, you'll be able to have a ship and crew of your own, when Firefly Online launches for the PC and Mac. We've got an exclusive first look at the ships, the guns, the characters and more. » 12/12/13 2:18pm 12/12/13 2:18pm

There's Still Going to be a Grateful Dead Video Game. And Thank God,…

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Look, if there's one game that merits a massively multiplayer online experience, it's The Grateful Dead. This has been on our radars for a little while, and it's unclear whether it'll be a proper MMO, a Facebook game, or what. Things become marginally clearer in this new video, called "The Epic Tour," that has been… » 12/20/11 10:00pm 12/20/11 10:00pm

Jeffrey Steefel on LOTRO Expansion, MMO Culture

Rock, Paper, Shotgun has a nice interview up with Turbine producer Jeffrey Steefel, mostly centered on the Lord of the Rings Online » 9/27/08 3:30pm 9/27/08 3:30pm forthcoming Mines of Moria expansion — also discussed are things like how Steefel perceives 's performance, expansion features, and issues of designing for a license. While is wide open, …

The MMO Showdown: CoH, WoW, and EVE

'Tis the season for non-MMO players dipping their toes in the vast MMO waters » 9/21/08 12:30pm 9/21/08 12:30pm; the guys at Man vs. Horse have done a bang up look at , , and the ubiquitous . It's always looking at veteran gamers coming to a new genre, and the series is a quick, funny, engaging read. It's also given me an idea of what MMOs I be…

Solitary Versus Social: Play Styles of Gamers

As I mentioned in my tale of my first MMO » 9/20/08 2:30pm 9/20/08 2:30pm, I'm about as solitary gamer as one can be. I was interested in the last of a set of articles detailing the findings of the DGD2 gamer survey, this one on the major motivational differences between gamers who prefer multiplayer games versus those of us who cling to single…