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Demise of MMORPG 'Asheron's Call' is sad news for this 74-year-old gamer

While Turbine, Asheron's Call's publisher, had kept the servers running, that's coming to an end on January 31, 2017. That's particularly bad news for a 74-year-old grandfather who's been playing the game since 1999.
Gaming

Unofficial 'World of Warcraft' server returns game to 'vanilla' state this month

A playable legacy version of World of Warcraft will launch later this month, returning veteran players to the realm of Azeroth as it existed prior to the launch of Blizzard's many expansions and gameplay overhauls.
Gaming

The next 'Final Fantasy XIV' expansion will arrive next summer as 'Stormblood'

During the Fan Festival event in Las Vegas, Square Enix revealed the next expansion for Final Fantasy XIV, called Stormblood, arriving in 2017. It will provide enough content to fill a stand-alone game, and feature new areas to…
Gaming

Bethesda's new 'The Elder Scrolls Online: Gold Edition' includes four DLC packs

Bethesda now offers a Gold Edition of The Elder Scrolls Online packing the core game and the four DLC packs. The company also offers the Guilds and Glory bundle containing the four DLC packs that can only be purchased inside the game.
Gaming

After six years, ‘Star Trek Online’ finally invades consoles, bearing gifts

Star Trek Online made its debut on the PC back in 2010 after a six-year development window, and now the game finally lands on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4. It's free-to-play, but offers perks and exclusive packs for subscribers.
Gaming

'Eve Online' introduces Clone States, free-to-play expansion coming in November

Developer CCP Games promises "big, fundamental changes" on PC for its massively multiplayer online role-playing game Eve Online. It plans to drop its subscription requirements for the first time while enabling a new free-to-play…
Gaming

Eve Online players are battling it out in the largest conflict in gaming history

Space-based MMORPG Eve Online has seen its share of battles, but the latest conflict promises to be the largest in the game's history. On one side is the Imperium Coalition, boasting 40,000 pilots, who are facing off against the…
Gaming

MMORPG sequel EverQuest Next canceled prior to release

Daybreak Games has suspended development of its massively multiplayer online RPG EverQuest Next after spending nearly seven years on the project, determining that the end result "wasn't fun."
Computing

No longer just free of subscription, Guild Wars 2 client now free to download

While Guild Wars 2 always lacked a subscription, players had to pay a one-time fee for the game client. Not anymore, though. The base game is now free, so users can jump in, download the client, and play without spending a dime.
Gaming

Struggling MMO WildStar could drop its subscription model, head to Steam in August

A new entry in the Steam database points to WildStar -- an MMO that launched less than a year ago -- dropping its monthly subscription fee and moving to Steam as a one-time purchase, similar to Elder Scrolls Online.
Gaming

ArcheAge: Trion brings a very pretty new MMO out to play

The gorgeous MMORPG world of ArcheAge manages to impress us, and offers up an extremely wide range of choices for players.
Gaming

Couple neglect, imprison children to play World of Warcraft all day

Definitely a deplorable situation, a California couple put their World of Warcraft addiction ahead of the well-being of two young children in their care and now face up to seven years in prison if convicted of child abuse.