The MOP Up: Dota 2 goes on a new journey (December 18, 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!

This week, Dota 2 rocked out with its massive New Journey update. We’ve got that plus stories and videos from ArcheAgeRiders of IcarusNo Man’s Skyand more, all waiting for you after the break!

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New Games and Testing

  • ArcheAge: A second mobile spin-off of the sandbox MMO is in the works by an unknown Chinese company, according to MMO Culture.

Patches

Events

Odds and Ends

  • Riders of Icarus: Nexon is partnering up with UOL BoaCompra to bring Riders of Icarus to Latin America, including Brazil. [Source: press release]

Videos

Fiesta Online just pushed out its Lost Kingdoms update, which contains a level cap increase to 135, the new island of Eya, and scores of new quests and items to encounter.

You’ve heard of Clash Royale, now meet Minion Masters: pretty much the same game, only sideways and on the PC! You can buy it for $20 in early access right now.

Reconnaissance planes are now in Heroes and Generals. Dare you fly one?

How does Dragon Nest Mobile’s gameplay stack up to the original? It turns out that it’s very similar although not identical:

Apriel Online has added a new playable character, L’vine, who has a rakish tail and a mean-looking shield:

Ramirez has arrived in HeroWarz to give the title that extra “z” of enthusiasm!