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Star Trek Online opens up Hearts and Minds for one day only

It's Friday the 13th today, the most ominous of all day-and-date combinations. (Tuesday the 21st doesn't have a horror film series named after it.) Star Trek Online is celebrating as a result by giving players access to a special mini-episode, Hearts and Minds, an irregularly visited mission that...

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RIFT's single most engaged in activity is artifact harvesting

Trion data guru Barish Orhon is the author of the latest RIFT-centric dev blog. The piece touches on Trion's propensity for collecting game-related data and using it to improve the player experience. Topics include data collection systems as well as insight into the firm's daily activity report. ...

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The Daily Grind: What's the sneakiest cash-shop trick in MMO land?

Casino chain Harrah's could teach MMO cash shops a thing or two. The casino famously employs a complicated system of tracking and metrics to estimate when precisely an individual losing player will walk away from a gambling game... and right before that predicted moment arrives, employees swoop in...

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League of Legends unearths harrowing Halloween skins

It's not too late to sign up for Riot Games' Institute of Horror, brought to you by League of Legends and your deepest, darkest nightmares! During the Harrowing event, fright-proof players can enjoy Halloween goodies and decorations sprinkled around their favorite maps. Skin collectors (ew)...

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The Daily Grind: What zone creeps you out?

In the early levels of pretty much every MMO, the setting is idyllic. Sure, there are rats that could devour a housecat in abundance, but the environment feels fairly sedate. Once you get into the higher levels, however, you start walking through regions that are less welcoming. Some of them just...

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The Daily Grind: Has something in-game ever creeped you out?

Final Fantasy XIV has recently patched in its egg-hunting holiday for the year, and the results have been an entirely new level of creepy. The holiday is quite explicitly described as the result of an insane religious zealot passing around eggs based off a dream she had, while in the skies over...

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TERA creeps us out with a monster movie

En Masse Entertainment has presented beautiful render after beautiful render of its highly anticipated action MMO TERA. We've seen revealing armor sets, robust cities, thunderous monsters, and creepy villains. The vampires of Popolion were pretty freaky when we showed them off a couple of weeks...

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One Shots: A (slightly creepy) fan favorite!

Today we bring you what Lockwood of The Shadows kinship from the Laurelin server has called a "fan favorite" -- Gollum! He tells us that this screen was taken in the South Trollshaws in Lord of the Rings Online, and before he bumped his graphic settings up. Even with lower graphic settings, it's...

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