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Dial M for MOBA: Why battle arenas are replacing MMOs

Move over WoW - there's a new three letter word on the throne, and it isn't "kek".Why play "pretty close to WoW" when I could just spend my years in WoW?

Runescape announces new NXT client to optimize graphics

Recently, British game developing studio Jagex announced that they are going to celebrate their MMORPG Runescape's 15th anniversary with a release of new game client called NXT that can optimize the graphics for players depending on their operating system performance.With this update, there will be vast viewing distances, along with dynamic shadows and lighting effects.

Hero World, the Guitar Hero/DJ Hero MMO that never was

Unseen64 contributer Liam Robertson recently uploaded a Youtube video (above) which revealed details of a cancelled web-based MMO that would have connected the Guitar Hero and DJ Hero games together.Dubbed Hero World, the idea was to have players manage their own clubs and to try to drive as many NPC's to their establishment as possible by hiring players of the various Guitar Hero and DJ Hero titles to play there.

Skyforge: Reaper's Revenge Patch Notes released

The Reaper's Revenge Patch Notes for Skyforge were released yesterday.The notes provide more information on the upcoming interface alterations, mount upgrades, and class adjustments that will be implemented on April 26.

The State of Modern MMOs

So a lot of people are starting to wonder about the current state of MMOs.The takeaway from most of these discussions is that MMOs are getting more and more streamlined, so there is “nothing” exciting about them anymore.

Blizzard finally responds to private server Nostalrius closure

Many people have been wondering as to why the private server Nostalrius, was shut down by Blizzard Entertainment.Allen Brack, World of Warcraft’s executive producer and vice president, finally explains why they handed down the decision to shut down the private vanilla WoW server.

Guild Guide: Extending a guild through multiple games

Take your guild from one game and make it a guild in several games, and you improve your member pool while dealing with new wrinkles.The main point of extending a guild across multiple games is to give players a reliable port of call in them.

Guild Guide: Pushing and pulling with leadership

If you're willing to stop listening to people at a certain magnitude, you're not doing the push and pull correctly.You're still assuming that you're right, that everyone else needs to be humored.

StarBreak beginner's tips and tricks

This may be an MMORPG, but StarBreak is a whole other ballpark from staples like World Of Warcraft or Guild Wars 2.Despite having multiple classes, a leveling system, randomized loot drops, and so on, StarBreak's base gameplay is actually more along the lines of classic SNES platforming like Mega Man or Metroid.

Guild Guide: Making sure your applicants have the qualities you need

How do you filter through applicants to find the ones that can really enrich your guild instead of just filling out a roster?It's time to start developing that metaphorical third eye and figuring out if these new applicants are going to have the qualities you need for the future.

StarBreak Fungus Cave zone walkthrough

StarBreak's already-challenging difficulty increases significantly from the Fire Forest zone to the Fungus Cave.Definitely go through the Fungus Cave with a group on your first try or you will be incarnating a new shell very quickly.

Conquer settlements from your phone with Lords Online

You can team up with friends, join guilds and conquer all or do it by yourself.There is so much to discover in Lords Online especially while playing with your friends.

Guild Guide: Giving new applicants what they need to succeed in your guild

Having new members join your guild is always exciting, no matter how informal your guild might be.The first thing to do is to go out of your way to include the new member.

Chronicles of Elyria: The Dynamic MMO with Aging and Death

The game aims to be innovative, immersive, and dynamic through a completely player-influenced world.This persuades players to carefully consider their character's choices and actions.

Guild Guide: Making a guild into an inclusive space

How do you make a guild into a space where everyone can be comfortable?To use an example other than an inclusive space, having a bilingual guild would constitute a guiding principle.

Neverwinter Arrives on PS4 this Summer

Salvatore and containing all nine PC expansions, are you ready for Neverwinter?After almost three years after the video game's initial release on the PC platform, Neverwinter, a Massive Multi-player Online Role-playing Game published by Perfect World Entertainment, is arriving this summer on PlayStation 4.

Guild Guide: How to help your guild get better at any game

I've talked about how to help your guild get better at World of Warcraft and Final Fantasy XIV.So before you start worrying about the group doing better, take the time to make sure that you're doing well.

Guild Guide: How to grow permanently when dealing with a short-term population boom

But when you're in those games, these surges mean something.They show up, they talk about enjoying themselves, and then one day they're just.

Guild Guide: Managing your guild's reputation

If you're an officer, you get to set the rules for your guild and make sure your members are following them.So let's talk about managing your reputation, from both a member and an officer's point of view.