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Hands-on with The Elder Scrolls Online beta

A first look at this ambitious new MMO set in the world of Skyrim and Oblivion.

By February 7, 2014


Kixeye moves to mobile, shows free-to-play done right

The social game developer's first title for iOS -- Backyard Monsters: Unleashed -- comes at a time when its browser and mobile-based games are becoming too big, and too good, to ignore.

By November 1, 2013


Star Wars: The Old Republic adds free-to-play

With a dwindling player base, EA swings the "freemium" pendulum toward the Star Wars: The Old Republic massively multiplayer online role-playing game.

By July 31, 2012


Online role-playing can zap marital happiness, survey finds

Researchers say the biggest problem when such gaming enters a relationship is not so much the time spent on the game, but rather the resulting arguments and disrupted bedtime routines.

By February 14, 2012


Man proposes with fantastic Lego video

Walt Thompson took 2,600 photographs as he made a touching and very personal stop-motion video meant to inspire his beloved to marry him. The only question is, how many bricks did it take?

By January 9, 2012


Star Wars: The Old Republic takes on World of Warcraft with force

BioWare's Star Wars: The Old Republic takes the MMO fight to Blizzard's market-leading World of Warcraft.

By December 19, 2011


What women who play Everquest II really want

A new study unveils surprising details about the health, age, sexuality, honesty, and commitment level of the 20 percent of Everquest II players who are female.

By December 18, 2009


DC Universe Online soon to be free for PC, PS3

SOE is shifting the business model of the superhero MMORPG nine months after its debut.

By September 19, 2011


Sony Online offers ID theft monitoring, in-game bonuses

Sony's multiplayer gaming network will offer free ID theft monitoring for customers whose personal data was stolen. PC- and PS3-based online gamers will also get free in-game bonus items and currency.

By May 12, 2011


Sony considers offering reward to help catch hackers

Company mulls offering reward for information leading to arrest and prosecution of attackers behind breach that compromised as many as 100 million accounts and caused two online gaming services to be taken offline.

By May 6, 2011