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Is Outriders worth it? An MMO player and FPS player debate
Is Outriders worth it? An MMO player and FPS player debate
It's Steven versus Morgan. Only one can leave the video alive.
Final Fantasy 14 patch 5.5 will finally mark gathering areas on your map
Final Fantasy 14 patch 5.5 will finally mark gathering areas on your map
The preliminary notes for Final Fantasy 14 patch 5.5 have been posted by Square Enix, and one change in particular should make the MMORPG game that much more pleasant overall.
One Minecraft player’s ten-year journey to the Far Lands
One Minecraft player’s ten-year journey to the Far Lands
Few games offer the kind of freedom that Minecraft does.
The Day Before Gameplay Debuts – Driving, Combat and More Revealed
The Day Before Gameplay Debuts – Driving, Combat and More Revealed
13 minutes of the open world survival MMO have been released.
Destiny 2’s best shotguns are getting nerfed
Destiny 2’s best shotguns are getting nerfed
Destiny 2's current season is quickly drawing to a close, which means Bungie is looking to the future.
Path of Exile’s Ultimatum league is about gambling your rewards in wave-based survival
Path of Exile’s Ultimatum league is about gambling your rewards in wave-based survival
The Path of Exile 3.14 release date is upon us, and today's livestream fully unveiled what to expect from the Ultimatum league.
Swords of Legends Online One of the Biggest Chinese MMOs Heads West This Year
Swords of Legends Online One of the Biggest Chinese MMOs Heads West This Year
The post Swords of Legends Online One of the Biggest Chinese MMOs Heads West This Year appeared first on Fextralife. The biggest MMO from China is coming West later this year as Swords of Legends Online, offering a remastered and improved version of the online Action-RPG. The post Swords of Legends Online One of the Biggest Chinese MMOs Heads West This Year appeared first on Fextralife.
Tfue loses Minecraft tournament because his screen was too bright
Tfue loses Minecraft tournament because his screen was too bright
I've seen people being pulled up for heaps of stuff during a competitive tournament, but brightness settings are a new one.
FFXIV devs bring back old hairstyle, internet explodes
FFXIV devs bring back old hairstyle, internet explodes
Final Fantasy XIV is once again making it rain for fans of extremely anime hair - and even as a fledgling FFXIV player, I'm confident in saying that everyone in this game is a fan of extremely anime hair.
FFXIV director hits Twitch to share his coffee cookie recipe and drink wine
FFXIV director hits Twitch to share his coffee cookie recipe and drink wine
Just when I thought Final Fantasy XIV's director and producer Naoki Yoshida couldn't get any cooler, he goes and pours himself a glass of wine and starts hosting a cooking show on Twitch.
Minecraft iron, gold, and copper will soon drop raw ore instead of blocks
Minecraft iron, gold, and copper will soon drop raw ore instead of blocks
The latest Minecraft snapshot is here to reveal another round of changes coming in the Caves and Cliffs update.
WoW player gets all Noblegarden rewards after standing still for two hours
WoW player gets all Noblegarden rewards after standing still for two hours
Sometimes, the most optimal way to grind a game isn't the most fun.
One of China’s biggest MMOs is coming to the West later this year
One of China’s biggest MMOs is coming to the West later this year
Swords of Legends Online, based on the hit MMO Gu Jian Qi Tan Online, will be released in English, French, and German.
Latest RuneScape flashback quest has players rewriting history
Latest RuneScape flashback quest has players rewriting history
As a part of its 20th anniversary, RuneScape, the massively popular free-to-play MMO is releasing a ton of content.
Final Fantasy 14’s Hatching-tide 2021 event kicks off next week
Final Fantasy 14’s Hatching-tide 2021 event kicks off next week
Good news, Final Fantasy 14 fans - the MMO's annual Easter-themed event Hatching-tide is on the way, and soon.
Sea of Thieves Season 2 starts next week and lets you hide in a barrel
Sea of Thieves Season 2 starts next week and lets you hide in a barrel
Sea of Thieves is about to set sail (that terrible pun is so intended that it's basically not a pun anymore) for the second part of its new seasonal live, and developer Rare has confirmed that the Sea of Thieves Season Two release date is set for next week.
E3 returns this summer as a “reimagined, all-virtual” event
World of Warcraft’s Noblegarden event is here
World of Warcraft’s Noblegarden event is here
Easter may have come and gone in the real world, but it's only getting started in World of Warcraft.
Play World of Warcraft in DnD using this custom system
Play World of Warcraft in DnD using this custom system
Being an MMORPG game, World of Warcraft can be a serious investment.
This game is about coordinating a raid in an MMO you've never played
This game is about coordinating a raid in an MMO you've never played
And it's only available on April Fool's Day.
Dying in EVE Online changed my life
Dying in EVE Online changed my life
The MMO's emotional highs and lows have defined how I think about games.
Eve Online’s annual ‘egg’ hunt is back, just in time for Easter
Eve Online’s annual ‘egg’ hunt is back, just in time for Easter
Can Easter eggs survive in the vacuum of space? It doesn't matter, because in New Eden, you'll be hunting escape pods.
It would take 4,000 hours to beat every PC game on Xbox Game Pass
It would take 4,000 hours to beat every PC game on Xbox Game Pass
Xbox Game Pass continues to be hailed as the best game subscription around - like right now, I'm hailing it as exactly that right now - but what is its precise value in cold, hard numbers? Just how much gaming time do you get for your money? We've done the math, and it seems the PC edition of Xbox Game Pass, priced at $9.99 USD per month, gets you over 4,000 hours worth of videogames, which comes out to about a quarter of one US penny per gameplay hour.
This Minecraft portrait made from canals is extremely soothing
This Minecraft portrait made from canals is extremely soothing
These are stressful times. You don't need me to tell you that.
Anthem director leaves BioWare
Anthem director leaves BioWare
The director of Anthem has announced he's leaving BioWare.
I don’t want to kill Caiatl in Destiny 2
I don’t want to kill Caiatl in Destiny 2
In one of Destiny 2’s recent Battlegrounds strikes Amanda Holliday is talking to Lord Saladin.
World of Warcraft no longer allows you to buy 30 days of game time
World of Warcraft no longer allows you to buy 30 days of game time
Blizzard has made some curious changes to the way players can purchase game time for World of Warcraft, its aging but popular MMORPG.
Riot begins hiring for its League of Legends MMO
Riot begins hiring for its League of Legends MMO
The studio is look for 'a pretty big raid team' to bring Runeterra to life.
HiDef raises $9m for metaverse project
HiDef raises $9m for metaverse project
Veteran MMO dev Anthony Castoro, Echo Fox execs Jace Hall and Rick Fox, and Dr David Washington unveil new startup with Series A funding round
Fallout 76 CAMP pets will include dogs then cats – and potentially fan requests
Fallout 76 CAMP pets will include dogs then cats – and potentially fan requests
Earlier this week, Fallout 76 developer Bethesda unveiled the MMORPG's content plans for the year ahead.
Infinite Fleet is a new space MMO inspired by EVE, Homeworld, and Bitcoin
This is a Minecraft screenshot
This is a Minecraft screenshot
Yes, the image you see above is of a map built in Minecraft.
No, WoW Classic’s Burning Crusade beta isn’t available for download yet
No, WoW Classic’s Burning Crusade beta isn’t available for download yet
Blizzard set tongues wagging in the World of Warcraft community last night after WoW Classic's Burning Crusade beta popped up for download on the BattleNet client.
This Ark: Survival Evolved mod adds more than 500 items for a decadent home base
This Ark: Survival Evolved mod adds more than 500 items for a decadent home base
If you're more into creating the ultimate home base than chasing down dinos and other critters in Ark: Survival Evolved, then one of the action-adventure game's new community-made mods might appeal.
Minecraft beta versions – how to play the snapshots in Bedrock and Java edition
Minecraft beta versions – how to play the snapshots in Bedrock and Java edition
Want to see for yourself what’s coming in the Minecraft beta? A beta season for Minecraft often brings the latest features over the course of a year.
Roblox will get a Royal Blood in-game performance at this year’s Bloxy Awards
Roblox will get a Royal Blood in-game performance at this year’s Bloxy Awards
Roblox, the enormously popular gaming platform, will be playing host to the UK-based rock duo Royal Blood at its 2021 Bloxy Awards show.
Albion Online: Is it Too Late to Play in 2021?
Albion Online: Is it Too Late to Play in 2021?
The post Albion Online: Is it Too Late to Play in 2021? appeared first on Fextralife. Is the free-to-play MMO Albion Online worth playing in 2021? We go over gameplay, monetisation system, PVP, classes and more. The post Albion Online: Is it Too Late to Play in 2021? appeared first on Fextralife.
World of Warcraft player reaches level 50 without leaving starting area
World of Warcraft player reaches level 50 without leaving starting area
One of the great benefits of an MMORPG game is player choice, and occasionally a World of Warcraft player really streches that autonomy. One such plucky adventurer had managed to get to level 50 without leaving their first area, a feat that's taken more than a little dedication, and a few worms. Nobb the Goblin has yet to venture away from Kezan, the island home for goblins in the fantasy game.
World of Warcraft offering cute pets for charity
World of Warcraft offering cute pets for charity
For the next month or so, you can support Doctors Without Borders in order to win yourself a cute World of Warcraft animal companion.
Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.5 gets its next live letter reveal in April
Final Fantasy XIV patch 5.5 gets its next live letter reveal in April
Final Fantasy XIV is speeding along toward its next big expansion, Endwalker, but we've still got a couple of patches to run through before we actually get to the big, new expansion.
Warframe’s huge Corpus Proxima update is out now
Warframe’s huge Corpus Proxima update is out now
It's here, at long last: one of Warframe's most significant updates in years, Corpus Proxima and the New Railjack, has arrived.
How to make Minecraft fireworks
How to make Minecraft fireworks
How do you make fireworks in Minecraft? Whether you’re celebrating with your friends after a successful mining expedition, propelling yourself through the sky as you soar over the land using Elytra, or adding serious style points to your crossbow combat, Minecraft fireworks are incredibly fun to use.
Minecraft building ideas – inspiration for your next Minecraft project
Minecraft building ideas – inspiration for your next Minecraft project
Searching for Minecraft ideas to inspire your next building venture? Minecraft gives players a sandbox to build almost anything they want, however it can be difficult to feel inspired when wandering around empty biomes.
Magic: Legends is Diablo with deck building and microtransactions
Magic: Legends is Diablo with deck building and microtransactions
Magic: The Gathering has spawned plenty of curious videogame spin-offs over the years, including RTS games, arcade fighting games, and turn-based tactics games.
Minecraft kitchen ideas: delicious recipes to give your next build some pizzazz
Minecraft kitchen ideas: delicious recipes to give your next build some pizzazz
Looking for some cool Minecraft kitchen ideas? Minecraft kitchens, like houses in general, range from simple to extravagant.
Minecraft player builds World of Warcraft’s Elysian Hold
Minecraft player builds World of Warcraft’s Elysian Hold
World of Warcraft hosts some of the most iconic locations in gaming, and Minecraft hosts some of the most creative game players around.
Minecraft goats – everything we know
Minecraft goats – everything we know
There’s been a lot of talk about the ‘caves’ side of the Minecraft 1.17 update, but not a ton about the ‘cliffs’ and their newest Minecraft mob - goats.
Mount & Blade 2 becomes an MMO in the Bannerlord Online mod
The Day Before Interview – Progression, Endgame, Open World, and More
The Day Before Interview – Progression, Endgame, Open World, and More
Fntastic co-founders Ed Gotovtsev and Aisen Gotovtsev speak with GamingBolt about their upcoming survival MMO.
Bannerlord mod turns Mount and Blade 2 into an 800-player MMO
Bannerlord mod turns Mount and Blade 2 into an 800-player MMO
Take on Taleworlds' medieval sandbox, but with hundreds of other human players right alongside you.
Minecraft Lush Caves – everything we know
Minecraft Lush Caves – everything we know
Digging underground in Minecraft can be a very scary proposition for newer players.
Minecraft pros wanted by UK gardening site for landscaping advice
Minecraft pros wanted by UK gardening site for landscaping advice
If you consider yourself a keen Minecraft player, you could get hired to give professional advice on the building game. The UK garden shed review site WhatShed is expanding into virtual gardening, and they're looking for a Minecraft pro. In an ad on the site, it says WhatShed is "seeking to recruit a collective of virtual landscape gardeners" to advise people who want to spruce up their Minecraft seeds.
How Eve Online’s corps recruit fresh blood for the space game’s wars
How Eve Online’s corps recruit fresh blood for the space game’s wars
When most of us hear about Eve Online, it's because of some record-breaking battle that's just annihilated an eye-watering amount of real-world value from the game.
Destiny 2 dev lays out more nerfs for Stasis subclasses
Destiny 2 dev lays out more nerfs for Stasis subclasses
Destiny 2's Crucible players do not care for the space game's Stasis subclasses.
Fallout 76’s Locked and Loaded update is out next month
Fallout 76’s Locked and Loaded update is out next month
There's more content coming to Appalachia soon.
Minecraft devs reveal lush caves biome and enhanced shader support
Minecraft devs reveal lush caves biome and enhanced shader support
The Minecraft snapshots are coming fast and furious now as we move ever closer to the launch of the Caves and Cliffs update.
Minecraft Axolotl – everything we know
Minecraft Axolotl – everything we know
What is the new Minecraft Axolotl? In case you're not familiar with amphibians, the axolotl is a real amphibian that lives in caves.
Minecraft player spends three years creating a fictional US city
Minecraft player spends three years creating a fictional US city
The creator of the screenshot above wants you to know that it is not, in fact, from Cities: Skylines.
Guild Wars 2: The Icebrood Saga’s finale continues today with Balance
Guild Wars 2: The Icebrood Saga’s finale continues today with Balance
There's now more Guild Wars 2 content on offer if you fancy dipping back into the free-to-play MMORPG.
World of Warcraft’s big 9.0.5 patch starts rolling out today
World of Warcraft’s big 9.0.5 patch starts rolling out today
Blizzard is starting the rollout of World of Warcraft's big 9.0.5 patch after some tinkering and fine-tuning.
New Final Fantasy XIV ads are just channeling your annoying FFXIV friend
New Final Fantasy XIV ads are just channeling your annoying FFXIV friend
The 'annoying Final Fantasy XIV friend' is a meme that's getting increasingly difficult to escape from - as is your annoying FFXIV friend.
Here’s a preview of Warframe’s biggest update in eight years
Here’s a preview of Warframe’s biggest update in eight years
When the next big update to space ninja MMORPG Warframe arrives this month, you'll be able to start playing 'spot the difference' right away.
Here are Markiplier’s Minecraft seeds
Here are Markiplier’s Minecraft seeds
Some intrepid researchers have discovered the Minecraft seeds used by the YouTube creator Mark 'Markiplier' Fischbach.
Final Fantasy 14 bans over 5,000 players for using real money in-game
Final Fantasy 14 bans over 5,000 players for using real money in-game
Another batch of Final Fantasy 14 players have been banned for using real world money in exchange for goods and services in the MMORPG game, and a smaller group was similarly punished for trying to. In a news post, it's revealed that just over 5,000 players have had their accounts in the open-world game terminated, accounting for the period between February 25 and March 3 of this year.
Thousands of World of Warcraft Classic players descended upon a single server to get a fresh levelling experience - and it was absolute chaos
Thousands of World of Warcraft Classic players descended upon a single server to get a fresh levelling experience - and it was absolute chaos
Thousands of World of Warcraft Classic players last night descended upon a single server to get a fresh levelling experience - and it was absolute chaos. Last week, I reported on how over one thousand World of Warcraft players had banded together to create a "fresh" experience in the Classic version of the famous MMO. In the absence of incoming fresh servers with the launch of Burning Crusade Classic, those who only now fancy playing the famous MMO as it was in 2004 face starting on realms filled with maximum level players and botting. Read more
World of Warcraft gets Valor Points for Mythic Keystone gear next week
World of Warcraft gets Valor Points for Mythic Keystone gear next week
World of Warcraft is getting its big 9.0.5 patch next week.
Expansive JRPG-inspired MMO Zenith is coming to PS VR
Expansive JRPG-inspired MMO Zenith is coming to PS VR
Our team loves anime, MMOs, and VR but there was nothing out there that combined all three for a satisfying experience.
World of Warcraft gets more Shadowlands raid and dungeon tweaks today
World of Warcraft gets more Shadowlands raid and dungeon tweaks today
Blizzard is making some more changes to World of Warcraft: Shadowlands' Castle Nathria raid and Sanguine Depths dungeon.
Ark’s final DLC has been delayed
Ark’s final DLC has been delayed
Like so many other games, Ark: Survival Evolved has been impacted by pandemic lockdowns and work-from-home conditions, and that's led to the delay on the survival game's final piece of paid DLC.
Adopt Me, Roblox’s most popular game, has been played 20 billion times
Destiny 2’s Trials of Osiris disabled after players use Hakke emblems to match fix
Destiny 2’s Trials of Osiris disabled after players use Hakke emblems to match fix
Destiny 2 players have found a new way to game Bungie's weekly Trials of Osiris tournament to snag all of its loot for little effort.
Crossout goes cyberpunk with its Syndicate update
Crossout goes cyberpunk with its Syndicate update
With cyberpunk games being all the rage right now, it seems only fitting that Crossout - Targem Games and Gaijin Entertainment's free-to-play, post-apocalyptic action-MMO - gets its own dash of neon-infused, ultra-techie flavour. Crossout's latest content update brings cyberpunky mayhem to the game's vehicle-torn wasteland through the 'Syndicate' - the new faction on the block that gives the update its name.
The Day Before Devs Break Down the New Gameplay Reveal
The Day Before Devs Break Down the New Gameplay Reveal
The developers behind the anticipated new survival MMO, THe Day Before, break down the latest look at gameplay.
Over 1000 World of Warcraft Classic players band together to create a
Over 1000 World of Warcraft Classic players band together to create a "fresh" levelling experience
Over one thousand World of Warcraft players are banding together to try to create a "fresh" experience in the Classic version of the game. In the absence of incoming fresh servers - that is, brand new, starting from phase one vanilla servers for World of Warcraft Classic - those who only now fancy playing the famous MMO as it was in 2004 face playing on servers filled with maximum level players and botting. So, players came together en masse to "reboot" the vanilla experience on the least populated servers. Read more
Roblox devs plan to add “safe” voice chat
Roblox devs plan to add “safe” voice chat
Roblox is an absurdly popular game, and most of that popularity is with a pretty young demographic, which has made safety and chat moderation a massive priority for the developers.
Warframe’s TennoCon 2021 going all digital, devs tease spring updates
Warframe’s TennoCon 2021 going all digital, devs tease spring updates
For the second year running, TennoCon, the event that celebrates all things Warframe, is going all digital.
Destiny 2: The Witch Queen delayed to 2022
Destiny 2: The Witch Queen delayed to 2022
Destiny has had a major annual expansion since the first game launched in 2014, but 2021 brings that release cadence to an end.
The state of The Elder Scrolls Online in 2021
The state of The Elder Scrolls Online in 2021
It's a big year for Bethesda's MMO, with a new expansion coming and a focus on stability and bug fixing.
Warframe’s Octavia has joined Prime Access
Warframe’s Octavia has joined Prime Access
Warframe's most musical of warframe, Octavia, is now included in Prime Access.
Minecraft castle ideas: how to build a castle in Minecraft using blueprints
Minecraft castle ideas: how to build a castle in Minecraft using blueprints
Looking for Minecraft castle ideas and blueprints? If you need some inspiration for a castle design, these blueprints are simple and easy to download and follow. If you've outgrown your Minecraft house and want something more 'ye olde worlde' than a fancy mansion, these Minecraft castle ideas range from mini fortresses to large, Victorian style manors.
Roblox gets new content series to help people create games
Roblox gets new content series to help people create games
It's often easier to think about Roblox as a development platform rather than a game.
Roblox made so much money it had to delay going on the stock market
Roblox made so much money it had to delay going on the stock market
Roblox Corporation has been planning to go public on the US stock market for some time, but that plan has been delayed multiple times.
Mythic Quest, the comedy about an MMO and the people who make it, returns in May
Mythic Quest, the comedy about an MMO and the people who make it, returns in May
A teaser for season two reveals tensions rising as work on a new expansion to the faux-MMO Mythic Quest begins.
Cool Minecraft houses: ideas for your next build
Cool Minecraft houses: ideas for your next build
Looking for some Minecraft house ideas? If you're after some inspiration for your next build, then we've dug a little deeper into Minecraft house designs available to set you on your way to creating your dream home.
Minecraft phantom: summoning, spawning, and looting guide
Minecraft phantom: summoning, spawning, and looting guide
The Minecraft phantom is a flying hostile mob, preying on those that have gone over three in-game days without a wink of sleep.
Recreate the Battle of Waterloo in this Roblox game
Recreate the Battle of Waterloo in this Roblox game
The generally lovely building game Roblox becomes a fully fledged war game in this custom setup based on the Battle of Waterloo.
This Minecraft mod turns almost everything into a time bomb
This Minecraft mod turns almost everything into a time bomb
If you were finding Minecraft a bit too simple, this data pack turns it into an anxiety-inducing survival game.
World of Warcraft might let Alliance and Horde raid together someday
World of Warcraft might let Alliance and Horde raid together someday
The Alliance and Horde in World of Warcraft could, one day, share the same side.
This Ark: Survival Evolved mod gives you gorgeous biome displays for your chibis
This Ark: Survival Evolved mod gives you gorgeous biome displays for your chibis
Sure, it's great to charge around Ark: Survival Evolved's big open world, fending off dinos with a chibi pet at your side.
Naoki Yoshida says it’s riskier not to end Final Fantasy XIV’s ten-year story
Naoki Yoshida says it’s riskier not to end Final Fantasy XIV’s ten-year story
Around eight years ago, Square Enix launched Final Fantasy XIV's A Realm Reborn reboot, a new beginning to put an end to the MMORPG's underwhelming start to life.
WoW Classic Burning Crusade leaks ahead of BlizzCon 2021
WoW Classic Burning Crusade leaks ahead of BlizzCon 2021
Uh oh, it looks like Blizzard has accidentally revealed WoW Classic's upcoming Burning Crusade expansion.
WoW Shadowlands’ first update details leak ahead of BlizzCon
WoW Shadowlands’ first update details leak ahead of BlizzCon
Press materials for BlizzCon have appeared online ahead of this weekend's show, and they reveal details about what's to come for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands.
Unlike Ishgardian Restoration, FFXIV’s Island Sanctuary is “casual” solo content
Unlike Ishgardian Restoration, FFXIV’s Island Sanctuary is “casual” solo content
One of the upcoming additions to Final Fantasy XIV to immediately leap out at us during Square Enix's Endwalker showcase was Island Sanctuary.
Minecraft’s ore textures are changing
Minecraft’s ore textures are changing
We're speeding toward the release of Minecraft's Caves and Cliffs update (relatively, anyway), and developer Mojang has been providing a regular flow of snapshot updates previewing the new content.