lost ark

Official Site: Lost Ark (Korean)
Studio: Smilegate
Launch Date: N/A
Genre: Fantasy MMOARPG
Business Model: N/A
Platform: PC

Lost Ark’s May to August roadmap promises the Slayer class next month

Following up on their letter to gamers last week, Amazon and Smilegate have now released a proper summer - or maybe second trimester would...

Amazon is shutting down New World’s and Lost Ark’s forums next week in favor of Discord

Yesterday, I said in MOP's work chat that the New World team deserved kudos for being one of the few major MMO studios pumping...

Four Winds: The Artist has become my favorite support class in Lost Ark

Here's a thought experiment: How would have Anakin Skywalker turned out if he had grown up on planet covered in paint rather than coarse,...

Lost Ark aims to spend 2023 reducing grind and improving the newbie and catch-up experience

Lost Ark has been live in the west over a year now, giving Amazon and Smilegate the opportunity to reflect on how far the...

MMO legend Richard Bartle reviews the highs and lows of New World

When one of the founding legends of MMORPGs spends 360 hours in your game, chances are that he has Opinions about how you did...

Lost Ark’s April update and Sweet Sugarpetal Festival go live tonight – here are the patch notes

Lost Ark fans better furbish up their patchers because the spring update is officially live tonight - technically, tomorrow, as downtime begins at 3...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 416: Jedi mind trick

Justin and Bree discuss April Fools' Day in MMOs, SWTOR, Mad World, Last Epoch, Anvil Empires, Multiversus, E3, ARK 2, and ARK Survival Ascended, with adventures in Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, and WoW Classic, plus mailbag topics on leaving your mark on and feeling special in MMO game worlds.

Lost Ark’s spring update is set to launch on April 12

While Amazon's New World team is busy putting out fresh fellowshippy fires, the Lost Ark team is blazing forward with its spring update, and...

Lost Ark details requirements and events to help players prep for April’s Brelshaza hard mode raid

The month of April is once more bringing another layer of top tier content to players of Lost Ark. At least it is to...

Massively Overthinking: When is localization itself the kiss of death for an imported MMORPG?

Last week, when I was poking around the internet trying to understand why Amazon was still making excuses for de-sexualizing some Lost Ark characters...

Lost Ark’s Art of War March update launches tomorrow morning while you sleep

Amazon is hyping up tomorrow's big patch launch for Lost Ark, the March release dubbed The Art of War. Fittingly, the heart of the...

Lost Ark’s Artist class launches in the west next week – with outfit alterations

We're just a week away from the release of Lost Ark's latest patch and the new Artist class - though Amazon is reminding players...

Amazon Games’ head of marketing discusses New World, Blue Protocol, and publishing the East in the West

With Amazon Games back in the news and upping its profile as a publisher thanks to Throne & Liberty and Blue Protocol, studio execs...

Lost Ark is getting faction-based RvR PvP content later this month

If you're among those players who are looking for more PvP things to do in Lost Ark, then you're going to enjoy this month's...

Lost Ark protects its market from gold farmers, casts The Witchers’ Geralt into oblivion

After over a month in the game, Lost Ark is bidding farewell to its oddball pairing with The Witcher and sending poor Geralt into...
throne and liberty

Amazon Games will publish NCsoft’s Throne & Liberty in the Americas, Europe, and Japan

The rumors were true: Amazon Games is publishing NCsoft's Throne and Liberty in the west. The companies announced the partnership early this morning. "Amazon Games...

Lost Ark applies a fix for its wrongly applied anniversary shop chests

Last weekend we reported on an issue with certain anniversary shop items in Lost Ark, which mistakenly had goodie bundles on offer that were...

Lost Ark stops sales of chests in its anniversary gold shop thanks to a problem with character binding

This week was meant to be a happy one-year anniversary for Lost Ark's western release, but instead it's ended up being a bit of...

Lost Ark players have dished out nearly 30 trillion damage in PvP in just one year

If there's one takeaway from the newly released Lost Ark infographic, it's that you guys are extremely good at eating and dying. If there...

Lost Ark preps a rubber duck-bopping event for its first birthday tomorrow

Lost Ark is gearing up for its first birthday tomorrow with a hefty update, the patch notes for which have just gone live. As...