The MOP Up: Battlerite’s magnificent magician (January 21, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some of it gets backlogged. That’s why there’s The MOP Up: a weekly compilation of smaller MMO stories and videos that you won’t want to miss. Seen any good MMO news? Hit us up through our tips line!

Maybe you’ll discover a new game in this space — or be reminded of an old favorite! This week we have stories and videos from WakfuFortniteAstroneerOld School RuneScapeOverwatchPokemon GoLineage 2 RevolutionPUBGDefianceBattlerite, and Path of Exile, all waiting for you after the break!



Odds and Ends


Astroneer improves the lighting and adds more to the research system in Patch 0.5.1:

Battlerite’s Patch 1.3 astounded all with the addition of Zander, the Manificent Magician:

Check out over two hours of questions and answers with Path of Exile Managing Director Chris Wilson:

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Battlerite is decent but due to its perspective it can be hard to aim in hectic battles. So far it’s been one of the better f2p games out there and works to balance characters without overdoing it.

Astroneer is such a great idea and the core concepts are solid but it needs more ‘stuff’. It’s in Alpha (I got it in pre-Alpha) so that’s to be expected but it still needs to be pointed out. The new research system is nice as it allows you to focus on things you want rather than randomly getting them from the research objects you collect even if it takes time to generate the research points to do so. Other recent tweaks made the small organic run generators and hence organic material to run them more desirable.

Due to these changes my new game is now the first time I built more than 1 research station at my starting base to process the objects faster for more research but also has made me seek out the aforementioned organics to run them more efficiently and especially at night when my solar panels are offline. All in all Astroneer has a lot of promise and I look forward to more depth to the game system, more planets to explore, and more challenges to overcome.