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Mike Foster

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Mike is a writer and human who loves frostbolts, dogs, and the great outdoors. His rescue pup, Wash, is often seen wandering aimlessly through the background of livestreams.

Mike's a big fan of EVE Online, World of Warcraft, Dota 2, and World of Warplanes, though he is embarrassingly awful at all of them.

Follow Mike on Twitter for stream updates, bad jokes, and all the latest in the games industry, or check out his blog for personal thoughts on issues of the day.

Mike Foster's Latest Posts

The Stream Team: Running missions in EVE Online

It's been too long since Massively's Mike Foster has loaded himself into a spaceship and set out into the black searching for fame and fortune. Tonight, EVE Online returns with Tier II mission running. Tune in at 7:00 p.m. EST to find out what PvE questing content looks like in the world's biggest...

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Riot claims 27 million daily players for League of Legends

It's no secret that Riot Games's League of Legends is the biggest MOBA on the block, but just how big might come as something of a surprise. Riot has revealed that the League playerbase has now reached 27 million players daily. Player concurrency hits about 7.5 million players during high-traffic...

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The Stream Team: It's random hero time in Dota 2

One of the core requirements of any MOBA is a deep understanding all of that game's heroes. Knowing the strengths and weaknesses of each character is critical for setting up a winning strategy and for picking the perfect counter-hero during draft time. In Dota 2, as in other MOBAs, the best way to...

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The Stream Team: A triumphant return to Guild Wars 2

Massively's Mike Foster was seduced by Guild Wars 2's buy-to-pay payment model and beautiful graphics, but fell off the wagon due to the encroachment of other titles. Tonight, he's leaping back into Guild Wars 2 full-force to re-capture his love for the game and to pay a much-needed visit to the...

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Sneak a peek at Warhammer 40K: Eternal Crusade's early prototype

Behaviour Interactive's upcoming Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade is currently in extremely early alpha and scheduled for a 2015 launch. However, footage has snuck out revealing the game's "proof of concept" demo. The video, while brief, gives us the first real glimpse at what Behaviour has...

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Star Trek Online adds small craft arena PvP

Fans of flying around in small spaceships and shooting at other, equally small spaceships are due for a treat in Star Trek Online. Cryptic Studios has just unveiled a new PvP arena mode for the game that focuses on pitched small craft combat. Due to the popularity of small craft PvP via community...

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The waiting game: Hands-on with Clash of Clans

Before November 2013, I had never heard of Supercell's Clash of Clans. I'm not much of a mobile gamer, choosing mostly to use my iPad as a machine through which to stream Firefly episodes while I do the dishes or sweep up the immense piles of dog fur created by my ancient German shepherd. But a...

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World of Tanks sets new concurrency record of 1.1 million tanks tanking

Wargaming.net's World of Tanks has again broken its own world record for player concurrency, hosting 1.1 million players simultaneously on the game's Russian cluster. This new total handily defeats the previously reported record of 190,541 online players set in March of 2013, though Wargaming.net...

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The Stream Team: Noobing it up in StarCraft II

Massively's Mike Foster has never played StarCraft II before, but that's not going to stop him from checking the game out live and on-stream for all of Massively TV's viewers. StarCraft II has long been a tentpole franchise for Blizzard Entertainment and Mike is keen to find out why. Join him as he...

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Rumor: World of Warcraft movie starts shooting today

Blizzard Entertainment originally announced plans to make a World of Warcraft live-action movie in 2006. After eight years of delays, disputes, and false starts, it looks as though someone is finally yelling, "Action!" on one of the most anticipated game-related movies ever to swirl through the...

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