MMO

AI

Researchers Are Training AI to Survive In This MMO

In OpenAI's 'Neural MMO,' artificially intelligent agents compete to survive, and learn new skills along the way.
Matthew Gault
3.5.19
Gaming

This ‘Second Life’ Avatar Creator is Selling Virtual Stretch Marks, Cellulite, and Boob Veins

Customers want more flaws on their online bodies.
Samantha Cole
8.28.18
daybreak

'Everquest' Developer Denies It's Owned by Russian Company Sanctioned by the US

In 2015, a press release from the company that runs 'Everquest' said it was bought by a Russian company. Now it's trying to distance itself from its alleged owners.
Matthew Gault
4.27.18
MMO

I Talked to the Guys Who Bought 'Utopia'

The text-only strategy game once had 100,000 players. Its new owners want to bring it back to its former glory.
Tyler Harper
10.11.17
Gaming

'World of Warcraft' Has a Rape Problem

There’s an inn in WoW where aggressive players act out their rape fantasies on unsuspecting victims.
Dominik Schott
9.25.17
No utopias

'Governance in the Real World Is So Fucked:' Lawrence Lessig Is Working on an MMO

‘Seed’ will allow players to build a society together, from the ground up.
Jordan Pearson
6.8.17
Commodore 64

This 80s MMO Needs Your Help to Stay Alive

'Habitat' needs your Java skills.
Nicole Carpenter
2.7.17
MMO

Second Life Users Are Protesting With Their Avatars

The resistance is rising, even in virtual worlds.
Samantha Cole
2.4.17
Gaming

Illegal 'WoW' Server Asks Other Illegal 'WoW' Server to Shut Down

In-fighting ensues in community of players trying to preserve legacy 'World of Warcraft' servers.
Leif Johnson
1.14.17
Gaming

Motherboard's Gift Guide for Toys You Can Only Get Inside 'World of Warcraft'

From laser tag and beer chugging to slicing up Hordies, World of Warcraft's got you covered.
Leif Johnson
12.24.16
Review

It's a Good Time to Go Back to 'World of Warcraft'

World of Warcraft's new expansion once again proves the aging MMO knows how to grow with the times.
Leif Johnson
8.29.16
Gaming

'PlanetSide' Is Dead, But a Group of Players Is Trying to Bring It Back to Life

How hacking 'Planetside' became the only chance it has to not be forgotten.
Steven Messner
8.22.16
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