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The Elder Scrolls Online officially launched today (actually, it launched yesterday, and early!), so we bid it a fond farewell from the pages of Betawatch. What else is new in the world of MMO beta testing? World of Warcraft kicked off the alpha for Warlords of Draenor. Final Fantasy XIV entere...

April 4th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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TUG landed on Steam's early access for $10 today, bringing the indie sandbox that much closer to official launch. What else happened in the land of MMO betas this week? Landmark formally moved from alpha to closed beta. WildStar kicked off a bonus beta weekend this morning. Shroud of the Avata...

March 28th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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In the world of MMOs, no news is not necessarily good news -- especially when it comes to crowdfunding. Silence often denotes a lack of progress on a game, and that can certainly make investors nervous. Thankfully, many games provide players with updates that we, in turn, provide for you here. If...

February 22nd 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Let us introduce you to Epic Space Online, an MMO so epic, it says so right in the title. This indie game was developed by the Alpha Company and is currently available, although it's trying to get voted into the Steam Greenlight program for wider recognition and distribution. Epic Space Online ta...

February 18th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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The Crowdfund Bookie crunches data from select successful Kickstarter and Indiegogo campaigns that ended during the week and produces pretty charts for you to look at. A post-apocalyptic, Zelda-like action game and a reboot of a beloved brawler were both funded this this week, as the Kickstarter...

October 14th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments