soul ark

The MOP Up: Enter the Phantom Halls — if you dare! (March 18, 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 Mu IgnitionLineage 2 RevolutionRevelation OnlineEarthfallLegacy of AtlantisDC UnchainedSoul ArkBattle CarnivalWorld of WarcraftOld School RuneScapeAionWar ThunderArtifactPokemon GoThe Black DeathAstroneerEVE OnlinePhantom HallsMU Online, and Heroes of Newerth, all waiting for you after the break!

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Soul Ark is being developed based on original Ragnarok fiction

Were you aware that Ragnarok Online was based off of pre-existing fiction? Because it totally was. You can read about it, if you’re so inclined. Why is that relevant now? Well, Lee Myung-jin, the creator of the fiction, is now working with the nascent Bluestone Soft to build a completely new game, Soul Ark, which appears to be about… beating up cybernetic minotaur? Let’s be real, the trailer does not actually offer a whole lot of insight for those of us who do not speak Korean.

If you do speak Korean or just have a great love of watching people in hoodies beat the tar out of cybernetic minotaur and snake-headed monster-things in power armor, well, the trailer down below is going to be absolutely everything you could hope for. No word on any sort of localization or game mechanics, but the current build will apparently be playable at G-Star 2016 in November.

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