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I'm often mystified that we haven't seen or heard much about MMOs on mobile devices. You'd think that with such a massive potential audience that studios would be racing to bust this market wide open, but whether it's the limitations of such devices (size, lack of input) or some stigma against deve...

January 17th 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Tech conventions may be full of incredible emerging technology, but they can also be incredibly boring. When you're sick of looking at cases or future technology sometimes all you can do is kick a ball around. Or, if you don't have a ball, maybe an iPhone 6. The folks over at YouTube's Super Fun f...

January 16th 2015 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Do you all like your current MMOs? More than you like RIFT? That's fair. But do you like your current MMO more than you like... hover bikes? Faced with the choice, the team behind RIFT is hoping that when it comes down to the wire, your answer of what game you love the most will be answered with a...

January 16th 2015 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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The last pre-expansion patch for Final Fantasy XIV is titled Before the Fall, not That Time When The Heroes Fixed Everything. There needs to be a fall, doesn't there? And there's a lot of stuff that can start falling, as demonstrated in today's preview from the official site. Ul'dah can fall. The S...

January 15th 2015 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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There's one bright spot in the middle of this dark, cold month, and that's the fact that many studios are starting to open up about their plans for the year! On this week's podcast, Bree and Justin analyze what's coming for many big-name MMOs, as well as a possible game resurrection. Make sure that...

January 13th 2015 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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We don't write about Kevin Durant a lot at TUAW, but we're fans. He's an Olympic gold medalist, NBA All-Star, hero to millions, and a staggering talent on the court. Durant is also gives charming interviews, like this one from 2012 where he was asked about what it's like to live in Oklahoma City. H...

January 13th 2015 at 3:30pm 0 Comments
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What happens to Apple hardware when the company turns its back on its creation? The hardware hits the streets for a life of crime. That's the sad story of this 5th-generation iPod Nano who was caught by the police aiding in a ATM skimming scheme. Thieves attached the Nano to an ATM with duct tape,...

January 12th 2015 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Like MMOs themselves, the MMO-related stories we like aren't always the most popular across the internet. And sometimes the articles that go viral are unassuming duds with our actual commenters, not the most controversial and heated. That's what we're going to look at today in this edition of Ask M...

January 10th 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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We realize that there are a couple of different ways to treat that title, so let's be clear: This video guide will teach you how to beat all of the bosses in Highmaul in 60 seconds. It will not teach you how to take 60 seconds to defeat all of them. Yes, it could go either way, but did you really t...

January 7th 2015 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The Massively Speaking podcast is booting back up after being shut down over the holiday season, only to emerge in one of the most notorious news wastelands of the year: early January. Still, there are a few important stories to talk about, such as one game soft launching and another suspiciously d...

January 6th 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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iPhones aren't cheap -- that's always been one of the sticking points for anyone debating between a bargain-priced Android smartphone and one of Apple's handsets -- but they sure as heck don't cost anywhere near what these Price Is Right contestants seem to think. In a recent episode of the popular...

January 6th 2015 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Once again, our podcast editor is out for revenge by collecting our best bloopers, outtakes, and tomfoolery from 2014 and putting it all in a single episode for our embarrassment. But if you're not Bree or Justin, then you might be entertained by our missteps and general weirdness. Get all of our...

December 30th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments