The MOP Up: Ingress players show love for Orlando (June 26, 2016)

    
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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!

Following the June 12th attacks in Orlando, MMO players have shown support and love for those affected by the tragedy. Reader Nordavind pointed out that Ingress players have worked together to create a virtual heart over the city by capturing select portals. How cool is that?

We’ve got plenty of other news tidbits for you after the jump, including patches, MMOs in testing, videos, and more!

New Games and Testing

Patches

Events

  • Allods Online: You might not be able to pronounce Ugra-Xada Day, but you can definitely celebrate this festival through June 28th and even learn to play the trumpet during that time!
  • Final Fantasy XIV: Naoki Yoshida will be making a keynote presentation at Campus Party in Mexico next weekend.

Odds and Ends

Videos

Wakfu is gearing up for its season three update, and to whet the excitement the game came out with its second teaser trailer. Would you like to see it? I bet you would!

Want to get your Black Death on? I mean… game-wise, not “here’s a bucket of plague, so go ahead and stick your head in it.” One streamer recorded nearly an hour of play with the developers, so check it out along with a community Q&A session!

The side-scrolling Aima just got a new class: the RuneBlader. Must be quite impressive, with that capital letter sticking up in the middle and all! Here is eyewitness video of the RuneBlader in action: