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Michael Fuchs
Michael Fuchs has been playing MMOs for over 8 years. He has a strong passion for the competitive side of video games. Besides video games, his passions include reading, writing, and roleplaying. He currently attends the University of Wisconsin - Waukesha for a degree in Communications.

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Hearthstone Expansion: Lost Secrets of Un'Goro Leaked Hearthstone Expansion: Lost Secrets of Un'Goro Leaked
Hearthstone new expansion leaked! Hearthstone: Lost Secrets of Un’Goro is in preparation!... >>more
Mon Feb 13 00:06:01 2017

Final Fantasy XIV Inspires Live-Action TV Show Final Fantasy XIV Inspires Live-Action TV Show
Final Fantasy XIV is being adapted for a live-action series in Japan. However, it’s not an adaptation of the MMO’s story. Rather, Final Fantasy XIV: Daddy of Light ( Final Fantasy XIV: Hikari no Otousan) is about the relationship between a father and son while playing Final Fantasy XIV.... >>more
Sat Feb 04 15:07:24 2017

Zenimax vs. Facebook Trial Damages Jump to $4 Billion Zenimax vs. Facebook Trial Damages Jump to $4 Billion
The high-profile trial between Zenimax and Facebook involving the alleged intellectual theft of the Oculus Rift Virtual Reality headset has ended.... >>more
Wed Feb 01 01:46:51 2017

Guild Wars 2 Lunar New Year Guide Guild Wars 2 Lunar New Year Guide
As of January 17, it’s time for the Lunar New Year in Guild Wars 2! This year celebrates the Year of the Rooster. See our guide below on how to make the most of this event before it ends!... >>more
Wed Jan 25 18:02:50 2017

Black Desert: Fame System Guide Black Desert: Fame System Guide
In the January 18th patch, Black Desert introduced a new system called the Fame system.... >>more
Wed Jan 25 07:00:00 2017

South Korea to Air World of Warcraft Cooking Show South Korea to Air World of Warcraft Cooking Show
South Koreans are able to experience a new culinary wonder on television - a cooking show based entirely on World of Warcraft. ... >>more
Mon Jan 23 04:57:33 2017

WoW Private Server Nostalrius Regrets Releasing Code WoW Private Server Nostalrius Regrets Releasing Code
The World of Warcraft private server, Nostalrius, which shut down to meet privately with Blizzard to discuss the idea of official legacy servers before Blizzcon gave its code to the Elysium private servers after no official word of legacy servers was made at Blizzcon. ... >>more
Sat Jan 21 10:49:28 2017

Black Desert Lavientia Event Extended Until Jan 25 Black Desert Lavientia Event Extended Until Jan 25
Black Desert has extended the Lavientia event until January 25th due to event items not dropping within the game; the event started on December 8, 2016 and was meant to end January 4th. ... >>more
Fri Jan 20 07:15:51 2017

Guild Wars 2 Player Creates Massive Season One Movie Guild Wars 2 Player Creates Massive Season One Movie
While ArenaNet has included a short video within the story journal to attempt to explain Season One to players, it misses out on so much detail and information that is needed to truly understand where Guild Wars 2’s story is today.... >>more
Thu Jan 19 19:07:47 2017

Pokemon Go Banned in China Pokemon Go Banned in China
While Pokemon Go is immensely popular throughout the world, and holds several Guinness World records, not everyone will be able to enjoy it. China has joined Iran in banning Pokemon Go from their country.... >>more
Thu Jan 12 09:00:55 2017

Blizzard Has Added Diablo's Cow Level to World of Warcraft! Blizzard Has Added Diablo's Cow Level to World of Warcraft!
Are you ready for an udder good time? As part of Diablo’s 20th anniversary, you can now access one of the most famous levels in Diablo – the cow level. This celebration has spreaded into World of Warcraft!... >>more
Sun Jan 08 04:04:32 2017

Player Reaches the Gold Cap in Guild Wars 2 Player Reaches the Gold Cap in Guild Wars 2
The unthinkable has happened in Guild Wars 2: a player has reached the gold cap!... >>more
Wed Jan 04 23:38:46 2017

Revelation Online: Spa Guide Revelation Online: Spa Guide
Once you reach level 20 in Revelation Online, you will unlock the Road to Greatness – a set of daily tasks that give large amounts of experience so that you can quickly increase your level.)... >>more
Sun Jan 01 06:04:52 2017

Fairy Tail: Hero’s Journey Beta Delayed to Q1 2017 Fairy Tail: Hero’s Journey Beta Delayed to Q1 2017
GameSamba has announced that the first beta for the anime MMORPG Fairy Tail: Hero’s Journey has been delayed to Q1 of 2017.... >>more
Fri Dec 30 19:00:02 2016

World of Warcraft Announces Micro-Holidays World of Warcraft Announces Micro-Holidays
Many MMOs have holiday events, and your favorite MMO right now may even be running a Christmas event. World of Warcraft, on the other hand, wants to do something different. Blizzard has announced a schedule of micro-holidays meant to commemorate real-world events.... >>more
Wed Dec 28 02:33:09 2016

Battlerite Changes to League System with Rewards Battlerite Changes to League System with Rewards
Battlerite, the immensely popular MOBA is still in early access. However, this hasn’t stopped Stunlock Studios from implementing major changes to the title to better the game for the nearly half-a-million owners before the games free-to-play release in late 2017.... >>more
Thu Dec 22 04:05:35 2016

Player Spends $1,000,000 of Stolen Money on Game of War Player Spends $1,000,000 of Stolen Money on Game of War
Arguably, Game of War is one of the largest mobile MMO games, but can you imagine a player to stole large sum of money and then spend it on this game?... >>more
Wed Dec 21 19:45:35 2016

Frozen Cat Guide - Guild Wars 2 Frozen Cat Guide - Guild Wars 2
The Wintersday update for Guild Wars 2 includes a new unlockable creature for your home instance – more cats! Then add the cats to your home instance you will have to make them hot soup, deliver it to them, and then they will appear for you.... >>more
Wed Dec 21 19:08:53 2016

Turbine Is No Longer the Developer of LOTRO & DDO Turbine Is No Longer the Developer of LOTRO & DDO
Turbine has announced that they will no longer be developing Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons & Dragon Online... >>more
Tue Dec 20 19:39:38 2016

China Bans Streaming of Games Not Approved China Bans Streaming of Games Not Approved
China's Ministry of Cultural Information has now banned the streaming of unapproved games. That includes indie games and games on Steam from United States publishers who have not sought approval from the government.... >>more
Tue Dec 20 05:40:24 2016

China is Cracking Down on MMORPG Lockbox Vendors China is Cracking Down on MMORPG Lockbox Vendors
China’s Ministry of Cultural Information recently announced that it would be cracking down on MMORPGs that offer lockboxes as part of their cash shop experiences.... >>more
Tue Dec 13 15:09:11 2016

Riot Games bans Renegades, Team Impulse and Team Dragon Knights from Sanctioned Events Riot Games bans Renegades, Team Impulse and Team Dragon Knights from Sanctioned Events
North American League of Legends Championship Series teams Renegades and Team Impulse, as well as Challenger Series team Team Dragon Knights have been barred by Riot Games from participating in future sanctioned League of Legends Tournaments.... >>more
Tue May 17 14:27:00 2016

Horde Fought off Several Alliance Raids to Have a Wedding in Stormwind Cathedral Horde Fought off Several Alliance Raids to Have a Wedding in Stormwind Cathedral
In World of Warcraft, recently, this event happened to be the Horde deciding the host a string of weddings in the majority city of the Alliance. ... >>more
Mon May 16 09:24:00 2016

Heroes of the Storm Revamps Ranked Heroes of the Storm Revamps Ranked
Launching in all regions during the week of June 14, Heroes of the Storm Ranked play is pulling out all the stops and introducing a horde of new features, improvements, and rewards. ... >>more
Wed May 11 16:07:08 2016

How to Play Dragon’s Dogma Online from Outside of Japan How to Play Dragon’s Dogma Online from Outside of Japan
Dragon’s Dogma Online, unfortunately, is only available in Japan. However, this doesn’t mean that you can’t join in on the fun! We’ve written a great set of instructions below to get you into the game, and playing in a language that you understand!... >>more
Tue Dec 01 15:00:00 2015

MMOsite Exclusive Interview with Aeria Games on Echo of Soul MMOsite Exclusive Interview with Aeria Games on Echo of Soul
It has been a while since Echo of Soul entered open beta test, and I'm sure you must have some questions about the game. Recently we're honored to have an interview with the NA dev team of this game... >>more
Fri Jun 19 09:21:01 2015

League of Legends - New Rules for the LCS Summer Split League of Legends - New Rules for the LCS Summer Split
If you’re a fan of competitive League of Legends, you should know that Riot Games isn’t afraid to make changes so that the scene may thrive. In that spirit, Riot Games has made the following rule changes for the LCS Summer split.... >>more
Thu May 28 06:00:00 2015

League of Legends Tests New Player Reform System League of Legends Tests New Player Reform System
Instead of reopening Tribunal system, Riot Games has developed a new system to reform player behavior in League of Legends.... >>more
Wed May 27 06:00:00 2015

Echo of Soul: MMOSite Wants Your Interview Questions! Echo of Soul: MMOSite Wants Your Interview Questions!
Hello! We have an upcoming interview with Aeria Games about Echo of Soul. While we have a few questions prepared, we also like to gather questions from the community. So please, post any questions you'd like to see us ask here! ... >>more
Fri May 22 18:15:57 2015

Echo of Soul Announces Closed Beta Rewards and FAQ Echo of Soul Announces Closed Beta Rewards and FAQ
Echo of Soul has announced a reward for players that participate in its closed beta – all you need to do is reach level 45! Anyone who reaches level 45 will receive a Pioneer’s Feather.... >>more
Fri May 22 07:00:00 2015

Coming Soon: Hide Eye Candy in League of Legends Coming Soon: Hide Eye Candy in League of Legends
The newest feature to League of Legends may surprise you. It’s called “Hide Eye Candy”, and no, it isn’t a feature to cover up the more attractive champions in the game.... >>more
Thu May 21 06:00:00 2015

Blizzard Loses Case Against Gold-Seller Blizzard Loses Case Against Gold-Seller
Gold-sellers and botters. Everyone hates them. It would seem like it would be easy for a large AAA developer such as Blizzard to squash the cockroaches by using the legal system – however, Blizzard has lost and the gold-sellers are victorious.... >>more
Thu May 21 01:48:15 2015

Echo of Soul – Soul System Guide Echo of Soul – Soul System Guide
The soul system in Echo of Soul is used to provide players with large buffs with relatively little effort. When a player kills a monster, they receive one chaos soul. These chaos souls are collected automatically, and they are placed in the player’s Soul Satchel.... >>more
Wed May 20 06:00:00 2015

League of Legends: Roster Shifts for Summer 2015 League of Legends: Roster Shifts for Summer 2015
There have been some roster changes in the European and North American LCS leagues as we move into the summer split. See below for who is leaving, and who the new players are that will lead their teams to victory!... >>more
Tue May 19 16:00:00 2015

World of Warcraft (Movie) Renders Released World of Warcraft (Movie) Renders Released
The first images of Orgrim Doomhammer, Warchief of the Orcish Horde during the end of the First War and the entirety of the Second War, have been released for the Warcraft movie.... >>more
Tue May 19 00:42:31 2015

WildStar To Go Free-To-Play? WildStar To Go Free-To-Play?
It’s semi-rumor at this point, but it looks like Carbine’s struggling raiding-focused MMORPG WildStar is going to drop its subscription payment model and go free-to-play later this year.... >>more
Mon May 18 06:00:00 2015

An Interview with Danielle From King of the Nerds An Interview with Danielle From King of the Nerds
I'm a huge fan of the TV show King of the Nerds. The show is an American reality competition series that airs on TBS. It is hosted by Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong, both actors from the Revenge of the Nerds films. The show is incredibly exciting, not only for its entertainment value, but it embraces to idea of nerds and geeks as being a unique culture and the TV show celebrates it instead...... >>more
Wed Feb 20 21:51:40 2013

MMOsite Interview for Reign of Thunder MMOsite Interview for Reign of Thunder
Fast, Frenetic and Fun! Reign of Thunder is a 3rd Person, Action, multiplayer Mech game focused on creating an accessible yet deep experience that will ensnare new users and keep them playing for years.... >>more
Tue Feb 28 06:00:37 2012

MMOsite Interview on LEGO Universe's Free-to-play Mode MMOsite Interview on LEGO Universe's Free-to-play Mode
We recently had the pleasure to have an interview with the creators of LEGO Universe which recently went free-to-play. I wanted to personally thank them for taking the time to do so.... >>more
Sat Sep 24 01:41:59 2011

Victory: Age of Racing Interview Victory: Age of Racing Interview
Recently we were given the opportunity to have an interview with the developers of Victory: Age of Racing. The racing MMO is currently in closed beta.... >>more
Wed Sep 14 23:39:00 2011

MMOsite Interview for Dragon Nest (SEA) MMOsite Interview for Dragon Nest (SEA)
I recently had the privilege of having an interview with Shanda Games about Dragon's Nest (SEA.) I would like to thank them for taking the time to answer my questions. ... >>more
Tue Aug 30 03:16:54 2011

MMOsite's Interview with Tunnelers MMOsite's Interview with Tunnelers
Tunnelers is a Free to play online action game. You control a tank, you move with it and shoot with it. You play against other people in tanks. The whole environment is situated underground in what we call 'Arenas'. At the moment there are 3 popular game modes to choose from.... >>more
Thu Jul 21 19:46:00 2011

EverQuest II 'Children of War' Update Interview EverQuest II 'Children of War' Update Interview
EQII has not only survived, but it is arguably one of the best high-fantasy MMORPGs that has ever been created.... >>more
Sun Jun 05 22:12:12 2011

RIFT World Event Fails But Is Amended RIFT World Event Fails But Is Amended
On April 16, 2011, an epic world event took place in RIFT online. It was all very well run and players enjoyed themselves greatly! At least...that is what I wish I could say happened during the world event in RIFT.... >>more
Mon Apr 18 02:48:07 2011

RIFT: Phase 1: Growing Darkness Guide RIFT: Phase 1: Growing Darkness Guide
With the release of patch 1.1 to RIFT, it introduces the global Grim Harvest event. We are currently in phase one of the event, with Phase 2: The Reaping to begin on 4/16/2011 at 12:00PM PDT. (Note that Phase 2 was scheduled to begin on the 9th, but was delayed due to issues, which were discovered when the event was loaded onto the European Shards.)... >>more
Wed Apr 13 03:00:00 2011

NESL Gives LoL Players a Last Chance at $5000! NESL Gives LoL Players a Last Chance at $5000!
The National Electronic Sports League has announced that they are giving League of Legends players a last chance to compete for $5000 in the North American Premier League.... >>more
Wed Mar 23 21:44:51 2011

[Exclusive] Jade Dynasty Spring Content Update Interview [Exclusive] Jade Dynasty Spring Content Update Interview
Dean Sakurai from Perfect World Entertainment has an interview with us to talk about the recently launched spring content update.... >>more
Tue Mar 22 01:17:10 2011

[Exclusive Interview]Sandbox MMO Salem Announced by Paradox Interactive [Exclusive Interview]Sandbox MMO Salem Announced by Paradox Interactive
Recently, Salem, a Sandbox MMO with a perma-death system was announced by Paradox Interactive. (You can find that article here.) We recently were given the chance to have an interview with Seatribe (the developer for Salem) by Paradox Interactive. I would like to personally thank Paradox for making the interview possible and Seatribe for taking the time to answer our questions.... >>more
Wed Mar 16 05:03:25 2011

Trion Worlds Disbands Player's Guild to Give the Name to Another Player? Trion Worlds Disbands Player's Guild to Give the Name to Another Player?
Recently RIFT, the MMORPG by Trion Worlds, was released on March 1st. Overall, the launch was incredibly successful. However, the launch day was not without drama. No, there weren’t any game breaking bugs or server issues (in fact, I’ve only ever encountered one issue in the game and a GM fixed the situation within 5 minutes.) On the night of February 28th, a player on the Trion forums by the name...... >>more
Sun Mar 13 23:28:50 2011

[Exclusive]PWI: Ambitious Expansions Perfect World International: Genesis Interview [Exclusive]PWI: Ambitious Expansions Perfect World International: Genesis Interview
Hello! My name is Michael Fuchs, and I am a Columnist for MMOSite. Thank you for taking the time to do this interview with us. Could you tell us a bit about yourself and your position with Perfect World Entertainment? ... >>more
Mon Feb 21 17:43:57 2011