Imperial City, the newest DLC for the Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited is now available on PC and Mac. (It will arrive on Xbox One and PlayStation 4 on September 15 and 16, respectively.) Read More
In a press release from Activision, Blizzard revealed that World of Warcraft is down 1.5 million subscriptions since last quarter, with only 5.6 million now—a low the MMO hasn’t seen since 2005, just one year after its debut. It’s still a pretty substantial number, of course, but it’s likely that Blizzard is hoping WoW’s new expansion will help inflate the subscriptions a bit.
Last October, Lego launched a kid-friendly MMO (massively multiplayer online game) called Lego Minifigures Online. At the time it was free to play and only available on PC. As of this week,…
Welcome to Gaming With The Moms, the podcast about gaming with families! This week our host Nicole Tanner was out of town visiting family in Ohio and attending her high school reunion, so we had to struggle along without her. Simone de Rochefort filled in for Nicole, with Linda Breneman, Courtney Holmes, and Keezy Young chiming in. Read More
This post is part of a series that addresses the needs of the parent who “just doesn’t get video games.” I’m here to catch you up, Clueless Parent!
MMOs—or massively multiplayer online games—are games that millions of people play, all together, inside the virtual world of the game. They are a bit difficult to understand if you’ve never played one. They are also a source of anxiety for parents who worry their kids are talking to strangers or becoming too invested in the game world. The first step in alleviating some of that anxiety is getting the hang of what MMOs really are and why people play them. Read More