MMO Archive

  • Don’t Expect EverQuest Next This Year

    Terry “Fairan” Michaels, Senior Producer for Landmark and EverQuest Next at Daybreak Game Company (formerly Sony Online Entertainment), has posted a Producer’s Letter with an update on the latest developments regarding the in-development world-building sandbox and MMORPG combo. The letter is pasted in full further […]

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  • PlanetSide 2 PlayStation 4 Launch is a Go for June 23rd

    Daybreak Game Company, formerly Sony Online Entertainment, has confirmed that the PlayStation 4 version of sci-fi MMOFPS PlanetSide 2 will launch from closed beta testing in North America on June 23rd. Not even requiring a PlayStation Plus membership (though PS Plus subscribers will get a […]

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  • Skyrim Meets The Forest in Upcoming Fantasy Survival Game Savage Lands

    Sandbox survival games are the hot trend right now. Titles like The Forest, 7 Days to Die, The Long Dark, DayZ, State of Decay and the newly released H1Z1 have been very popular, but they all deal with themes of horror/zombies or wilderness survival. As […]

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  • PlanetSide 2 PS4 Closed Beta Begins January 20

    It’s been quite a long wait, but finally PlanetSide 2‘s arrival on PlayStation 4 is nearly at hand. The closed beta testing phase for the free-to-play MMO first-person shooter is scheduled to begin in North America on January 20th. No end date has been set, […]

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  • E3 2014: PS4 PlanetSide 2 Will Not Require a PlayStation Plus Subscription

    E3 2014: PS4 PlanetSide 2 Will Not Require a PlayStation Plus Subscription

    One of the unfortunate drawbacks to upgrading from the PlayStation 3 to PlayStation 4 is the additional requirement of needing to have a PlayStation Plus membership to play online multiplayer. This is a killer for someone like me who isn’t an everyday multiplayer gamer but […]

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  • Final Fantasy XIV PlayStation 4 Beta Begins Late February, Full Launch Set For April 14th

    Final Fantasy XIV PlayStation 4 Beta Begins Late February, Full Launch Set For April 14th

    PlayStation 4 owners itching to get their fantasy MMORPG on won’t have to wait too much longer. Square Enix has confirmed this evening that the PS4 version of Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn will launch on April 14th. Furthermore, the game’s beta testing is […]

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  • Lightning Returns and Final Fantasy XIV Swap Fashion Tips

    Lightning Returns and Final Fantasy XIV Swap Fashion Tips

    Final Fantasy XIV, meet Lightning Returns. Lightning Returns, meet Final Fantasy XIV. Are you BFFs now? Good, so why not throw a fashion swap party? That’s just what Square Enix is doing for its two latest Final Fantasy games. This cross-title collaboration sees Final Fantasy […]

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  • Phosphor Games Announces Survival-Horror MMO Nether

    Phosphor Games Announces Survival-Horror MMO Nether

    Nether, the post-apocalyptic survival-horror MMO first-person shooter from Phosphor Games, has been revealed today for a fall 2013 early access launch on Windows PC. The game will take place in a persistent urban setting, where players will gather food, weapons and supplies and fight for […]

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  • Final Fantasy XIV’s Final Testing Phase Begins August 17

    Final Fantasy XIV’s Final Testing Phase Begins August 17

    Before Final Fantasy XIV is officially reborn on August 27th, Square Enix has one more testing phase scheduled for the weekend of August 17th through the 19th. This fourth and final phase will be an open beta for all MMORPG adventurers on PC and PS3. […]

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  • The Next Era of EverQuest Dawns this Winter

    The Next Era of EverQuest Dawns this Winter

    Over the weekend at its SOE Live fan gathering, Sony Online Entertainment lifted the veil on the next EverQuest entitled — get this — EverQuest Next! In development for four years now, EverQuest Next will mark the beginning of “The Emergent Era” for MMORPGs, an […]

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