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Enraged EVE Online Player Offers $99,000 Bounty On Enemy Corporation

EVE Online can get pretty intense. From battles that cost $US300,000 ($396,368) in damages to histories so complex that a book was written about them, the long running MMO can get very serious. Now, a personal disagreement has led to a hefty bounty.

BioWare Announces New Story Expansion For The Old Republic

Knights of the Eternal Throne, a new story heavy expansion for BioWare’s Star Wars MMO will release on December 2. It will continue the story set in the previous expansion, Knight of the Fallen Empire. The announcement featured one kickarse trailer.

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Is Getting His Own Video Game

Take Neil deGrasse Tyson, the eminent astrophysicist and all-around popular science ambassador. Now take an MMO, give a VR coat of paint, and dress it up with a gigantic universe where people can grow galaxies, build planets and nurture civilisations.

That’s the pitch for Neil deGrasse Tyson Presents Space Odyssey, anyway.

Twenty Years Later, A Furry MMO Fights To Stay Alive

At Furcadia’s September town meeting, a hundred humanoid animals lounged on purple pillows in a lush, 32-bit meadow. Emerald Flame, Executive Producer of the oldest social MMORPG, was explaining Furcadia’s largest update since its 1996 founding to the motley pile of furry avatars, known in-game as “furres.” It was called the “Second Dreaming.”

Remembering The Brutality Of Meridian 59, 20 Years On

Before the recent wave of excitement around new virtual reality technology convinced everyone that the future was inside of a headset, people longing to escape the constraints of their everyday lives invested their hopes and dreams in ugly looking worlds housed on distant computer servers. Massively multiplayer online games offered a meaningful substitute to the real world not because of how faithfully it could duplicate it, but because of how little it tried to.

FFXIV's Dungeons Sure Can Feel Like 'Duties'

What are dungeon runs for? In Final Fantasy XIV, you run dungeons because you have to. Fittingly, in FFXIV they’re called “Duties”.

"Pay To Win" Protests Hit The Streets Of Black Desert Online

Korean MMO Black Desert Online — yes, the pretty one — recently made a change to the game’s economy. To say players are pissed would be to sell it a little short.

Free Sidescrolling Permadeath MMO Is Surprisingly Fun

I didn’t expect to get so into StarBreak. It’s a free-to-play sidescrolling MMO — think Contra, but with, like, 30 other people swarming around you — where every death counts. If you die, loot and stats go out the window. Despite that, it’s weirdly relaxing to play.

That's No Moon...It's A Video Game Space Station

Space combat/trading MMO EVE Online has a new expansion called Citadel. Even as someone who doesn’t play the game, I am very impressed by the scale of what’s going on here.

EVE Online Is Moving Towards Its Largest Conflict In History

After two years of relative peace, various recent events are dragging the players of online space MMO EVE Online towards another massive war. This time it’s between the game’s biggest coalition, The Imperium, against an alliance of smaller factions.

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