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Final Fantasy 14 Servers Go Down Due To DDoS Attack Amid Shadowbringers Early Access

Because some folks just wanna ruin everyone's good time, I guess.

World of WarCraft is Relevant as Ever After Nearly 14 Years

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Blizzard's MMORPG joins our Top 25 list.

World of Warcraft Subscription Now Gives You Access to Base Game and Previous Expansions

You don't need to purchase the base game anymore, just subscribe monthly.

ArenaNet Fires Two Guild Wars 2 Writers After Heated Twitter Exchange With Streamer [Update]

ArenaNet's President took to the Guild Wars 2 forums to address the situation.

Elder Scrolls Online Summerset Expansion Brings High Fantasy and Murder Mysteries to Elder Scrolls

We previewed the latest Elder Scrolls Online expansion at GDC.

Elder Scrolls Online Player Hoards 40k Lockpicks, Rewarded With Signed Poster

Won't somebody please think of the safes?

Monster Hunter Frontier Z Dropping Support for Xbox 360, Wii U

Hunt ye monsters while ye may.

Elder Scrolls Online's New DLC Pack Features Skeleton Dragons

Let sleeping dragons lie.

Starting Screen | Pokemon is Already an MMORPG

STARTING SCREEN | Pokemon has all the good parts of an MMO while avoiding the bits that we hate.

EVE Online's Massive In-Game Betrayal Saga is Gaming's Best Sci-fi Drama

A dramatic betrayal has left one of the MMO's biggest guilds all but destroyed.

A New Study Suggests Video Games are the Reason Why Some Men Aren't Working

Or video games are just becoming a part of everyday life?

One of the Most Expensive PS2 RPG Series, .hack GU, is Getting a Remastered Collection

You won't have to shell out close to $600 to play the .hack games anymore.

WoW Token Prices Hit Record High After Destiny 2 News

Wolves of WoW Auction Houses stood to make some serious gold.

The Wild West MMO Leak That Took Red Dead 2 Fans by Storm

A western themed video game leak fooled hungry Red Dead Redemption fans.

Square-Enix Reports "Record-High" Earnings

Square-Enix will focus on recurring payments and arcades in the following fiscal year.

Secret World Legends Will Release in June, Releases New Trailer

Secret World Legends will reboot the MMORPG this June.

The Final Fantasy XIV Lore Book is a Thing of Beauty

If you're currently not at the Fan Festival in Las Vegas, you can order a copy of Encyclopedia Eorzea ~The World of Final Fantasy XIV ~ on October 17th.

The One Thing World of WarCraft: Legion's Director Has Learned About Class Design Over the Years

Tom Chilton discusses one big lesson he's learned about World of WarCraft's class design and promises that more expansions are on the way.

Capcom Shutting Down Monster Hunter Explore, Further Damaging Its Reputation on the Mobile Marketplace

After three months in soft launch, Monster Hunter Explore is closing up shop. Oh, and the fix for Monster Hunter Freedom Unite is delayed. And the Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy is still broken.

Ragnarok Mobile Warms the Souls of Ragnarok Online Fans With Its Familiar Visuals

Gravity's long-lived RPG series offers a good example of how graphics don't make a game, but can still outfit a property with indelible character.

Final Fantasy XI is Coming to a Close, Apparently

... And if you want to see its finale, you won't need a subscription.

In an Era of Brand Uncertainty, Final Fantasy XIV is Quietly Kicking Ass

Even if you're not into MMOs, A Realm Reborn stands a good chance of changing your mind.

Neverwinter's Elemental Evil Brings Expansions to Xbox One

The free-to-play MMORPG finally sees the expansions on console.

What I Played This Weekend: An Unexpected Return Visit to Star Trek Online

Kat finds herself weighing an enjoyable story against an overwhelming microtransaction obsessed community.

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Brings New Challenges for Director Naoki Yoshida

The savior behind Square-Enix's successful MMORPG talks about what's next for A Realm Reborn.

The Closed Circle: Why Crowfall Exemplifies the Old and the New of the MMORPG Genre

Two old-school developers set out to make a brand new MMORPG and show how old ideas mix well with the new.

Cryptic's Long Trek: Star Trek Online Five Years Later

Five years after a troubled launch, Star Trek Online has finally started to realize some of its original potential.

Sheep and Dragons: How EverQuest Next Plans to Solve the MMORPG Content Gap

From emergent A.I. to the old problem of endgame content, EverQuest Next has big plans for the MMORPG genre.

Final Fantasy XIV's Naoki Yoshida on Accessibility, Fandom, and Spending Nearly Two Years Perfecting UI

The savior of Square-Enix's formerly doomed MMORPG talks about rescuing Final Fantasy XIV and giving it a good home on consoles.

Savoring the Realm: Sightseeing in Eorzea

Final Fantasy XIV's latest patch introduces the Sightseeing Log, an interesting means of celebrating the game's worldbuilding.

Fly, Trade and Fight in New Spacefaring MMO Entropy

Who says space sims are dead? Jump in to this Early Access title and make a name for yourself in the galaxy.

RP-Centric Jane Austen MMO Successfully Funded

It is a truth universally accepted that you've almost certainly never played a game quite like this before.

Questing for Heroism in MMOs

Eurogamer's Richard Cobbett argues that MMO dungeons are more rote challenges than heroic fantasies.

Pay to Play: In Defense of MMORPG Subscription Fees

Upcoming MMOs WildStar, The Elder Scrolls Online and Final Fantasy XIV have all opted for the old-school subscription-based model. Wisdom or folly?

Have Traditional MMOs Had Their Time?

Eurogamer's Robert Purchese ponders what the rise of MOBAs and shared-world shooters means for the "traditional" MMORPG in 2013.