The hell we asked for is nearly upon us. World of Warcraft Classic goes live on August 27, bringing the good old days of endless grinding and major inconvenience to Blizzard’s venerable online role-playing game. Hit up the official website to see how to opt-in to monthly stress tests, before the real stress begins.
Aw, Hel — Hi-Rez Studios' Smite is officially releasing on March. Having accrued some 2.5 million worshippers during open beta, the god-on-god MOBA will undergo a baptism-by-fire following its March 25 release, with a $100,000 launch tournament held in scenic Atlanta, Georgia. Still waiting for them to add Jesus.
EVE Online's free-to-play PlayStation 3 persistent-world multiplayer shooter counterpart, DUST 514, is officially launching on — wait for it — May 14. Clever, CCP.