The MOP Up: Dark Age of Camelot’s 2020 roadmap

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For an older MMORPG, Dark Age of Camelot isn’t resting on its cyber-laurels. The RvR title posted its initial plans for 2020, and all of it sounds exciting! “We will have patch 1.128 coming out directly to live servers [this past] week with several much-requested bug fixes, including the social window display issue, some new … Read more

Most of us won’t be able to visit Super Nintendo World, so someone’s making it in Minecraft

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Super Nintendo World – the new theme park about to open at Universal Studios Japan – is being recreated in Minecraft. Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan is still scheduled to open on 4th February, but visitor numbers will, naturally, be limited upon opening to avoid crowds and advance registration is mandatory. Thanks to … Read more

Battleborn Servers Shut Down Today

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When Gearbox Software released Battleborn in 2016, there was a lot of concern over whether it could survive against competition like Overwatch. Five years later, it’s already been removed from digital storefront and will have its servers shut down today. But this doesn’t just meant that multiplayer will be inaccessible. Even the single-player component of … Read more

Story of Seasons: Friends of Mineral Town Review

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The Story of Seasons franchise is the pioneer of its own genre, lifestyle simulators that have been emulated by indie developers in titles like Stardew Valley or My Time at Portia. However Story of Seasons has big leg up on its contemporaries through its history alone; beginning with the original Harvest Moon releasing in Japan … Read more

Hitman 3 Will Receive DLC, Not Looking at New Maps – IO Interactive

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IO Interactive’s Hitman 3 launched less than two weeks ago after gaining a significant amount of critical acclaim. It’s also been very successful sales-wise for the developer, recouping its costs in less than a week and becoming the biggest digital launch in the series’ history. While new Escalation Contracts, patches and so on will be … Read more

Global Chat: Amazing quality-of-life MMO mechanics

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Little things can mean a whole lot, especially if they impact your gameplay for the better. MMO blogger Contains Moderate Peril wrote a list of five quality-of-life features that he’s loved in his games. “I feel that Guild Wars 2 handles this mechanic the best, insofar as every player has the ability to revive another,” … Read more

Activision Blizzard Reject Shareholder Diversity Hiring Proposal; Cites Impeding Hiring Talent and being Superfluous

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Activision Blizzard have rejected a proposal by shareholders that would increase diversity in job candidate pools, as it would hinder their ability to hire talented individuals and would be superfluous. Vice had previously reported on January 27th that the video game holding company had rejected by the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial … Read more