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 Master X Master, Blade and Soul, EVE Online, RoboManiac, Hearthstone, Hyper Universe, The Black Death, Pokemon Go, RuneScape, TERA M, Champions Online, Wurm Online, Final Fantasy XI, Gigantic, Allods Online, Hellion, League of Legends, Diablo III, and Path of Exile, all waiting for you after the break!
Nobody likes being criticized, ever. But it’s a reality of life, and so Worlds Adrift has been taking the feedback from players about the game’s PvP scene in stride. The team behind the game has also updated the free island creator tool, so if you feel like engaging in a round of player vs. interface and player vs. the multi-layered complexity of realizing player ideals in a three-dimensional design space, go nuts.
You want some more beta news? Well, we got a little bit of that, it turns out.
And, of course, there’s a list down below of titles in testing, many of which were not affected by the double punch of a holiday and a convention back-to-back. Go ahead and check out the list, and feel free to leave your comments on betas you’re currently playing down below. Or let us know if something jumped status, that’s cool too.
In case it slipped your attention when we reported on it last month, TERA
is indeed receiving a full-fledged mobile spin-off
. The game, called TERA M
, is a prologue of sorts to the current action MMO and is being developed by Netmarble.
More details are emerging from Korea about what players can expect to find when they pick up TERA M, such as the choice of characters. The studio revealed the class and race lineup, with each race in the mobile game sporting a single, set class. And yes, everyone’s favorite childlike Elin are back, if you were wondering.
The roster includes: Elin Priest, Human Female Brawler, Baraka Lancer, High Elf Archer, Human Male Slayer, and the Popori Alchemist. The latter is apparently a brand-new class created just for the mobile game.
By chance, we had a bunch of easily combinable mobile MMO news stories waiting to be written this morning, so let’s get to them — here in the comfort of our MMOs you’ve never heard of series!
We’ll begin, however, with a mobile MMOARG you’ve definitely heard of: Pokemon Go. Players of the game that cannot be killed are going ballistic over what appears to be a curfew on raid battles, which seems to limit raids to daylight hours. East coast players are particularly annoyed because the stealth-curfew meant they lost of a day of play — and a large chunk of the small sliver of time a particular legendary, Moltres, is available for capture.