Carbine Studios has released a new dev diary for Wildstar showing off the psionic Esper class, which basically runs as any crowd control, buff/debuff class, using a mind-over-matter/illusion theme.
EVE Online developer CCP Games believes the secret formula to getting an MMO beyond 10 years of life is to believe it's never finished, that it can "always be better." Rivals are declining whereas EVE is growing.
Part of the tremendous success is the interaction with the community both in and out the game, with CMO David Reid stating you must turn over "a certain level of control" to players.
MMORTS Stronghold Kingdoms from Firefly can now run at a new pace with Domination World, with the victor being decided and the spoils given after 100 days. It's designed for the "most hardcore" of players.
Daily "tactical changes" will be needed for a shot at victory, says Firefly, with "constant attention" given to in-game politics and conflict. Firefly outlines the 10 point new rule set.
Turbine has announced that Update 20 for their free-to-play MMO Dungeons & Dragons Online is now live, and free for all members.
Sony Online Entertainment's Operation: Make Faster Game (OMFG) for MMO Planetside 2 has finally bore fruit as 'Performance Update 01' is now live for all to enjoy. Its changelog is a litany of optimisations.
The performance tweaks touch on everything from FX and animation to memory and UI. There are also some non-performance related items stuff inside too.
Player housing in MMOs can be a mixed blessing, which is why Blizzard has completely skipped past white picket fences for full blown fortified garrison construction with new expansion Warlords of Draenor.
It has a dash of classic Warcraft, but also XCOM oddly enough as the player takes the role of a commanding officer able to form groups of NPCs and send them off on missions.
At BlizzCon 2013, after the reveal of the upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion for World of Warcraft, production director J. Allen Brack stated once again that World of Warcraft would not be going free-to-play, ever.
Blizzard has confirmed the new expansion for World of Warcraft, Warlords of Draenor, which was leaked this week. The announcement came at BlizzCon 2013.
Funcom has announced that Issue #8: The Venetian Agenda is now available for download on the occult MMO The Secret World. The update adds anew type of content through Scenarios, where players fight in virtual challenges, as well as new Augments.
If you're a gamer who has read the novels of Jane Austen and wish they could play an MMO in that world, you're in luck - Ever, Jane is an MMO where players enter that universe, with gossip instead of combat and personality traits instead of stats.
Sony Online Entertainment has released a new developer diary that takes a look at Everquest Next's crafting system, which includes everything from gemstones to snow and ice.
The better than expected performance of Final Fantasy XIV has resulted in Square Enix revising up their financial forecast, as they now predict more operating income and net income thanks to the relaunched MMO.
Square's arcade machines business did better as well. FF XIV: A Realm Reborn pushed past 1.5 million users within 2 months of launching on PC and PS3.
ArenaNet has unveiled new events due in the upcoming content update 'The Nightmare Within' for Guild Wars 2, which lets players continue the "sinister storyline" of October's Tower of Nightmares update.
The Tower of Nightmares itself can now be assaulted with a live stream due November 13th. The studio is also holding a Rock the Nightmare music video contest with heavy metal.
Gamers interested in the second stab at a LEGO MMO, LEGO Minifigures Online, can register to take part in the closed beta, according to publisher Funcom.
Blizzard has been registering 'Warlords of Draenor' as a trademark of their mighty IP empire, with Draenor the name of the Orcs and Draeni homeland which became the heavily fractured Outland.
Speculation is rife then that Blizzard is now looking to overhaul Outland, the new continent added with WoW's first expansion, The Burning Crusade. Time travel returning?
Why no PC love with Bungie's new sci-fi Destiny? The studio is worried they'd spread themselves a little too thin with a release on PC as well as four other platforms, explains Bungie senior writer Eric Osborne.
They're aware PC gamers "would willingly give us money," but don't want to risk diluting Destiny by overtaxing their team with PC, and so are focusing "right now" on consoles.
With the end times coming to Warhammer Online as the MMO shuts down, developer Mythic is offering a "parting gift" to current account holders like adding new NPCs to "power up" characters.
There are other "unique experiences" being added for everyone to enjoy as the countdown continues to December 18th. New sign-ups are disabled as are charges.
Twitch has announced today that the PC version of Mojang's uber-popular boxy building game Minecraft will be getting native Twitch.tv streaming support.
Infernum Productions has announced that the Skylords feature which will allow players to rise to power as leaders.
Carbine Studios' upcoming sci-fi MMO Wildstar will be entering its beta "soon", and gamers who want to join it can still apply, the studio has promised.