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Lineage Eternal is Dead, Long Live The Lineage

The oft-delayed and seemingly just as oft-rebooted Lineage Eternal is being rebooted as The Lineage. Set for beta in 2018, The Lineage is a totally new project with much of the game assets replaced, including the engine. The Lineage will run on Unreal Engine 4, has five confirmed classes, and will retain the seige system […]

Review: Secret World Legends

Secret World Legends is a reboot in the sense that the second verse to a song is a reboot to the first. Functionally it follows the same ebb and flow, but it feels like somewhere along the way the lead singer/manager died, only to be replaced by the studio label’s brand manager who doesn’t so […]

World of Warcraft Classic Takes Azeroth Back to the Past

Winter is coming, but this year’s Blizzcon has brought with it a much anticipated and long demanded announcement from Blizzard: Years of players asking for classic World of Warcraft servers has finally heeded an answer and that answer is yes. According to an article by PC Gamer, the Classic World of Warcraft server will be […]

PSA: Get 1 Year PS+ For $40 (Normally $60) On Amazon, Gamestop

Our more money savvy viewers are likely already taking part in this plan, but one of the better ways to top up your Playstation Plus or Xbox Live each year is to buy the cards on Black Friday or around Christmas, two of the very few times that the cards actually go on sale. It […]

Perfect World Entertainment Offers Statement on Motiga Layoffs

MMO Fallout has received an official statement from Perfect World Entertainment following reported layoffs at Gigantic developer Motiga, confirming that a team will remain on board and continue development of future content. In addition, the closure of the Seattle office at Runic Games is unrelated to the layoffs at Motiga. The statement in its entirety […]

Perfect World Entertainment Has Laid Off Gigantic Developer Motiga

Motiga founder and CEO Chris Chung has stated to Destructoid that all of the staff minus a maintenance team has been let go at Motiga, developer of Gigantic. This wouldn’t be the first mass-layoff at Motiga, the developer has undergone such a restructuring more than once thanks to the troubled development and rather low reception of […]

DC Universe Online Shutting Down (On Playstation 3) In January

Daybreak Game Company has announced that support for DC Universe Online will sunset on January 31, 2018. The entire announcement is below. We are writing today to inform you that after many years of supporting DC Universe Online (DCUO) on PlayStation 3, we will officially shut down PlayStation 3 support on January 31st, 2018. In order […]

Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds Not Socialist Enough For China, Faces Ban

The Chinese government envisions a perfect world where ammunition is distributed equally among the masses and everyone is equal, except those that are more equal. Since Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds is more of a meritocracy of sorts, one where skill, intuition, and a bit of luck will net you the famed chicken dinner, naturally the game must […]

Halloween Spooks Up RuneScape and Old School RuneScape This Week

Darkness falls across the land, the midnight hour is actually pretty far away. If you thought Halloween was over in RuneScape, you were severely mistaken. This week marks the release of two updates for RuneScape and its Old School counterpart, to conclude the Halloween festivities. Over on the RuneScape side of things, players will assist […]

US To Consider DMCA Exemptions For Offline MMOs

Here’s a head scratcher: Should shuttered online games be exempted from Digital Millennium Copyright Act claims if the product is abandoned by its owners? The answer is yes, at least sort of. Under current US law, there are exemptions made for circumventing a game’s copyright protection if said servers have been abandoned by the owner […]