But there are drawbacks to providing this much login incentive. Many MMO players pride themselves on being completionists. They collect motifs, mementos, achievements and skins. They complete every quest and explore every zone. They can’t pass up an opportunity to log in and try to accumulate whatever is available at the moment. This mentality is partially what attracts people to MMOs in the first place, but it’s not always compatible with “more is better.” The accumulation has to be reasonably obtainable, else a feeling of hopelessness and burnout can soon follow. I’ve heard some of the biggest cheerleaders within the community complain about the sheer number of events we’ve seen recently. The “I can’t even” is real. Some players have only one or two hours of playtime each day, which can easily be absorbed in the daily grind of the festival activities. Players can be left wondering if they’ll have time to actually play the … [Read more...] about Tamriel Infinium: Are Elder Scrolls Online’s events too much of a good thing?
Halloween events 2017
Worlds Adrift launches on Steam early access while overseen by actual airship The Stream Team: Skydiving back into Worlds Adrift Worlds Adrift plans to launch by launching a real-life skyship Worlds Adrift heads into early access next month World Adrift posts its public roadmap, improves climbing so it doesn’t kill you Worlds Adrift adds 300 brand-new player-made islands to its early access build GDC 2018: Exploring SpatialOS with Improbable CCO Bill Roper Worlds Adrift is trying to melt its servers and getting rid of a major currency Worlds Adrift works on lag problems and boasts a crapton of new hires Worlds Adrift fears not this Blight Fireflies and flocks of seagulls: Worlds Adrift adds beautiful touches to island creation Worlds Adrift looks forward to the next two patches Worlds Adrift squashes bugs and previews settings windows for its next patch Swivel guns and a wipe are making their way to Worlds Adrift Chronicles of Elyria is dropping … [Read more...] about Worlds Adrift launches on Steam early access while overseen by actual airship
#2 World of Warcraft – New Expansion/Classic Server 2018 will also be a huge year for Blizzard’s dearest title, World of Warcraft. The online world of Azeroth turns 14, and thanks to this year’s Blizzcon we have a very good idea of what to expect. Firstly, a brand new expansion is coming and it sounds great. Battle of Azeroth will be the seventh expansion, bringing with it a new level cap of 120. In addition, there’s going to be two new continents for both factions, 10 initial dungeons at release and plenty of changes to the gameplay. … [Read more...] about 2018 Top 5 Best MMORPGs To Watch
Revelation Online has officially launched on Steam with free welcome packs - [AL:Rev]Happy Steam launch, Revelation Online! Yep, as promised, My.com has ported the free-to-play game to Valve's popular platform all official-like as of today. And it's not even using the early access tag. "Publisher My.com is proud… Revelation Online plans to join the Steam parade - [AL:Rev]Not wanting to be left out of the party -- and the expected profits -- of joining up with Steam, Revelation Online has announced that it will be coming to the platform. When will that happen?… Perfect Ten: Best MMO debuts by year, 2007-2017 - Continuing from my previous column, I'm going to be running through the second decade of graphical MMORPG launches and picking the best title to debut in any given year. From doing the first decade, I know… Revelation Online is adding New Sulan over the summer - [AL:Rev]The latest producer's letter for Revelation Online has a secret, and that secret is New … [Read more...] about Revelation Online soft launch is here! Check out our roundup and trailer
MU Legend opens its beta doors today, and ends its Halloween event. Did Massively OP’s MJ miss a Halloween celebration? The horror! She’s racing inside to see if she can catch any festivities. If she can’t, she can still check out what has changed in the game since the last time she played, which was the second closed beta. Tune in live at 5:00 p.m. to waltz into the open beta with us. … [Read more...] about The Stream Team: Onward into MU Legend’s open beta