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Interested in seeing what the new multiplayer PvP battleground of Origins of Malu is like? Massively's MJ sure does, and she's managed to pick the lock to let you all in to see what's going on with her. OK, so she's not really sneaking in, but you can still get a peek! MJ is taking advantage of the...

February 2nd 2015 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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After Origins of Malu got the green light on Steam, developers went to work getting the sci-fantasy sandbox ready to release to players on that platform. All that work is about to come to fruition: Producer Michael Dunham told Massively that the early access release for the game's PvP build is only...

February 1st 2015 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Glitch might be gone, but thanks to the generosity of the dev team and the hard work of players, the game lives on in at least two incarnations, one of which, Eleven, entered alpha this week. What else is new in the realm of MMO testing? Elite: Dangerous leaves gamma 2 and launches on Tuesday; n...

December 12th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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When last we heard of the the indie sandbox Origins of Malu, Burning Dog Media had gone back to the drawing board for a do-over. The studio switched game engines, effectively starting the development process over again (again). But despite what some fans may fear, that isn't nearly as bad as it sou...

November 30th 2014 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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So, what's going on with Origins of Malu? Quite a lot, as it turns out. Recall that the sci-fantasy game recently updated its website and hinted at huge upcoming changes. Lead developer Michael Dunham then took to YouTube over the weekend to talk about what's basically a complete revamp of both the...

August 18th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Long-gestating sci-fantasy sandbox Origins of Malu has an updated and now rather cryptic website teasing something called Project: Hail Mary as well as some "upcoming changes" for the game. Burning Dog says that it has gone "back to the drawing board so to speak and in the next couple of weeks, we...

August 15th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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This week in MMO crowdfunding, Shards Online officially launched its Kickstarter and revealed its gameplay to the world via its first livestream event. Some other crowdfunding stuff probably happened too, but really, we're all Shards all the time in these parts, and we'll be your best friend if you...

May 17th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Origins of Malu has a few interesting ideas regarding its business model that Burning Dog laid out today in a post. The studio prefaced the plan by assuring fans that the title will have "no pay-to-win, no matter what." The game will offer a hybrid business model, with both subscription and free-t...

May 15th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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This week, Trion expanded Trove's "adventurer" supporter tier, which costs $20, to include instant access to the game's ongoing alpha test. What else is new in the world of MMO betas this round? Shards posted a survey for hopeful alpha test candidates (thanks, Siphaed!). WildStar showed off new...

April 18th 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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It's been quite a while since we have heard about Origins of Malu, the upcoming sandbox from indie developer Burning Dog Media. That definitely makes it a good time to sneak into the alpha and take peek! Massively's MJ is joined by devs today to show you what's been going on since the team pulled b...

April 12th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Origins of Malu fans have been twiddling their thumbs after Burning Dog announced a week ago that the start of the beta would be delayed. Today the studio has put a firm date for that start up front and center: May 4th. There is a possibility, however, that the beta may begin before that if all g...

April 23rd 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments