new world

Official Site: New World
Studio: Amazon Game Studios
Launch Date: N/A
Genre: MMORPG Sandbox
Business Model: Unknown
Platform: PC

New World devs address cross-world PvP, the new arena, and anti-cheesing measures

New World's latest Forged in Aeternum ought to make all the MMO PvPers in the house happy as it's focused entirely on your playstyle....

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs as Jell-O flavors

During last year's April Fools' Day, I wrote about the important topic of MMO NPCs as muffins. At the time, I felt my work...

Lawful Neutral: How might the so-called AI revolution affect the MMO genre?

This article has been rolling around in my head since ChatGPT rocketed into the public awareness a few months ago, and just in the...

New World lets testers have the first crack at the new Sandwurm Trial

The second round of testing for New World's upcoming Blood of the Sands content update is in progress, and with this phase comes two...

Massively Overthinking: When an MMO has everything and so much of it

Last week, when No Man's Sky released its native Mac client, MOP's Chris and I fell into a discussion about the game being so...
The rhythm does nothing!

New World developers talk sandworms and Season 2 rewards in Forged in Aeternum

So where did the inspiration come from for New World's Season 2? Believe it or not, it came from lore notes and a desire...

The Stream Team: Backseat Streaming takes a step into the New World

You've seen New World played by our Stream Team a few times, but this time MOP's MJ and Chris are going to be handing...

Elder Scrolls Online’s Necrom chapter is officially live – here’s the launch trailer!

Happy Necrom launch day to The Elder Scrolls Online, which is sending players to mainland Morrowind for a deeper look into Dunmer culture and...

Vitae Aeternum: What Amazon’s Lord of the Rings MMO should (and shouldn’t) take from New World

We've had one, yes, but what about second attempt by Amazon to deliver a Lord of the Rings MMO? During the last run at...

New World begins testing Blood of the Sands seasonal update

While the fight for the attention span of gamers is crazy intense this June, there are few who are gunning to take the honors...

New World devs discuss PvP, DPS meters, raids, and the future of First Light housing

Amazon is back with another episode of New World's Forged in Aeternum, and this one's the Q&A format, so it's not as skippable as...

The Game Archaeologist: Coca-Cola’s crazy virtual hangout

Part of the sheer joy and fun of the early online world of the late '90s and early 2000s was the experimentation that took...

New World shares PTR patch notes for its second season but is forced to delay public testing

Were you looking forward to the upcoming new season in New World? Then you were maybe champing at the bit to get in to...
It's fine. This is fine.

New World’s Australian Sutekh server is no longer a fresh start world because of small population size

When New World announced the rollout of fresh start servers last October, it did so with the plan of making them separate from regular...

New World announces second season, Blood of the Sands, launching July 6

Amazon just announced New World's second season, dubbed Blood of the Sands and due out on July 6 with a rather DUNE-like theme, right...

New World offers a minor video on minor updates

Not every update to New World (or any game) is about being a big heckin' chonker of a thing. The newest video from the...

LOTRO Legendarium: Amazon plays at making a Lord of the Rings MMO… again

Weren't we just here? I mean, that's what everyone's thinking, am I right? It was just three years ago that I penned a column about...

Massively Overthinking: Solving the MMO gear obsolescence problem

Last weekend, Amazon told players in a New World Discord Q&A that the expansion still on the way will essentially nullify existing gear to...

Embers Adrift tees up another free-play weekend starting June 2

Stormhaven Studios has been teasing another freebie weekend for the buy-to-play-plus-sub MMORPG Embers Adrift, and now popular demand has made it happen, though oddly...

New World’s Fury of the Spriggan event descends upon players next week

Just in time for the Memorial Day holiday here in the US, Amazon is launching the Fury of the Spriggan event in New World....