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‘World of Warcraft Classic’ Is a Nostalgia Trip For a Game That Doesn't Exist

‘World of Warcraft Classic’ Is an attempt to capture a gaming moment that’s long passed, but many of us wish would come again.
Matthew Gault
9.3.19
AI

Researchers Are Training AI to Survive In This MMO

In OpenAI's 'Neural MMO,' artificially intelligent agents compete to survive, and learn new skills along the way.
Matthew Gault
3.5.19
Motherboard

This ‘Second Life’ Avatar Creator is Selling Virtual Stretch Marks, Cellulite, and Boob Veins

Customers want more flaws on their online bodies.
Samantha Cole
8.28.18
game development

How One Line of Ancient Code Haunted a Major MMO For Six Months

'Aliens: Colonial Marines' isn't the only game to have shipped with problems the developers would only figure out much later.
Patrick Klepek
7.26.18
daybreak

'Everquest' Developer Denies It's Owned by Russian Company Sanctioned by the US

In 2015, a press release from the company that runs 'Everquest' said it was bought by a Russian company. Now it's trying to distance itself from its alleged owners.
Matthew Gault
4.27.18
Eve Online

6,000 gamers just risked $1M in a massive space fight

This isn't Mario Kart.
David Gilbert
1.24.18
MMO

I Talked to the Guys Who Bought 'Utopia'

The text-only strategy game once had 100,000 players. Its new owners want to bring it back to its former glory.
Tyler Harper
10.11.17
Gaming

'World of Warcraft' Has a Rape Problem

There’s an inn in WoW where aggressive players act out their rape fantasies on unsuspecting victims.
Dominik Schott
9.25.17
Tibia

This Game's Secret Door Has Been A Mystery For 12 Years. Now, It's Solved.

It took one player nine years to gain enough experience to go inside, but they disappeared. Another player stepped up.
Patrick Klepek
6.27.17
No utopias

'Governance in the Real World Is So Fucked:' Lawrence Lessig Is Working on an MMO

‘Seed’ will allow players to build a society together, from the ground up.
Jordan Pearson
6.8.17
Destiny

How ‘Destiny 2’ Could Encourage More Players to See Its Best Moments

The only reason I experienced a raid was because a group took pity on me, and became my very own Sherpa in 'Destiny.'
Patrick Klepek
4.3.17
Commodore 64

This 80s MMO Needs Your Help to Stay Alive

'Habitat' needs your Java skills.
Nicole Carpenter
2.7.17
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