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Ubisoft's racing MMO The Crew won't get day-one reviews

Ubisoft's upcoming open-world racing MMO The Crew won't be available to press outlets until the game has been publicly released next December 2nd, delaying access to reviews for people interested in a professional opinion before buying. In a blog post, Ubisoft stated: …

Chucklefish Games' space-epic Starbound sells 1 million copies

Starbound, the space-exploration epic by Chucklefish Games, has managed to sell over 1 million copies. The news comes straight from the developer, who composed an excited tweet, complete with a Keanu Reeves inspired meme. The Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure…

Guild Wars 2 players targeted in phishing attacks

Guild Wars 2 is suffering from phishing attacks by hackers believed to be in China who so far have compromised scores of user accounts since the game launched a couple of weeks ago. ArenaNet, the game's developer, insists its servers and web portals remain secure...

Opinion: The subscription MMO is dead - long live free to play?

The era of the subscription-based online game has well and truly ended in 2012. It had a good run, really. Fifteen years is quite a long time for anything to stay static in the land of gaming. Ultima Online introduced the idea back in 1997, when those of us who had internet access were mostly still on dial-up and got booted off...

MMO Gaming Mice Compared: Razer Naga vs. Cyborg M.M.O. 7 vs. Logitech G600

Massively multiplayer online gamers have different needs than those of first-person shooter or real-time strategy fans. They need social interaction. They need extremely comfortable chairs. But most of all they need buttons. So many buttons.

PC peripheral manufacturers have sensed this need and have responded with specialized MMO mice featuring so many buttons. Today we take a look at three of them — the Logitech G600, the Razer Naga 2012 and the Cyborg M.M.O. 7 from Mad Catz — to determine which is most worthy of your MMOney.

Star Wars: The Old Republic set for December launch

Bioware and EA today announced the release date for its new massively multiplayer game, Star Wars: The Old Republic. The launch is set to  take place just before the Christmas holidays on December 20 in the US, and two days later…

Weekend game deals: 20% off 60+ MMO titles

After being spoiled by holiday promotions over the last several weeks, the latest batch of sales are almost depressing. Steam doesn't have any specials except 10% off preorders of The Witcher 2 and Monday Night Combat -- and the former…