Yearly Archives: 2016

And nobody knows you're getting it right.

Take a look at the in-game theater scene outside of Final Fantasy XIV’s roleplaying server

If you're playing on Balmung in Final Fantasy XIV, you are not wanting for player-run events. There are regular theater shows, cabaret events, haunted...

Here are all of the online gaming deals from Amazon’s Digital Day sale

Wake up! Are you awake? Good, because you've got less than 24 hours to take advantage of Amazon's first ever "Digital Day" sales event....

Dark and Light lays out its world map for your inspection

The new and hopefully improved Dark and Light is pushing some of its features harder than others, in particular the size of its game...

The Daily Grind: Will you Kickstart any video games in 2017?

I backed only one Kickstarter in 2016: Hero's Song, which you'll recall didn't fund. While I'm generally suspicious of Kickstarter and have regretted a...

The Stream Team: A winter date with Hel in The Secret World

As much as Massively OP's MJ loves The Secret World's Christmas Conspiracy holiday mission, there's more to the event than just that. And she...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMORPG gaming resolutions for 2017

Are you the type of gamer to make resolutions? I'm not, but I know a lot of people who map out their year ahead...

Hellgate fan project moves toward an alpha build

Work continues on the fan-powered project to bring back Hellgate: London to the masses. The London 2038 team reported that it is working through some...

MMO Year in Review: We are Legion (August 2016)

This year, we’re taking a time-machine back through our MMO coverage, month by month, to hit the highlights and frame our journey before we...
I'm cutting it down.

Black Desert’s Nouver boss has awakened, has his sights set on you

You guys were all obsessed with class awakenings that this week's Black Desert boss awakening is gonna jump up and getchoo: "The World Boss...

Massively OP’s 2016 Blooper Awards: Best Worst Headline

Massively OP's humorous end-of-the-year awards continue today with our blooper award for Best Worst Headline on Massively OP in 2016. And the winner is... No Man's Sky's...

The Stream Team: Fun times in AdventureQuest 3D’s Frost Labyrinth

It's rare that there is a holiday event that Massively OP's MJ doesn't like, and there's nothing like experiencing one for the very first...

EverQuesting: Welcome to the Daybreak family, LOTRO and DDO

Sometimes there's news that just makes you go, "Huh?" At times it happens because said information makes no sense whatsoever; other times it surprises...
You know, it can really be your jong.

Diablo anniversary fever spreads across Blizzard’s library

Did you know that it was 20 years ago this week that the original Diablo released? Well, if you're playing any Blizzard game at...

Perfect Ten: Biggest MMORPG surprises of 2016

Back at the beginning of December, I posted a list of what I considered to be the biggest MMORPG stories of 2016. However, there...

Massively OP’s Best of 2016 Awards: Most Anticipated MMORPG for 2017 and Beyond

Massively Overpowered's end-of-the-year 2016 awards continue today with our award for Most Anticipated MMORPG for 2017 and Beyond, which was awarded to Star Citizen last year in...

Conan Exiles schools you in the art of combat

In an unexpected move, Conan Exile's combat system will play out abstractly using dice and lengthy columns of hit tables and damage effects. Just...

Hero’s Song wants you to take your money back

As Hero's Song transitions into Hero's Swan Song following this week's announcement of the game and studio shutdown, John Smedley and Pixelmage Games are...
Iconic or no, I just don't care.

The Daily Grind: How do you handle being wrong about speculation with an MMO?

A new expansion is a time for fan communities to come together and speculate about what's coming next. What will be the next batch...

The Stream Team: Gallivanting around Guild Wars 2’s Wintersday

Massively OP's MJ may not have done so well on Guild Wars 2's Halloween jumping puzzle, but surely she can do better on the...
Avec les hommes et le Pokey.

MMO Year in Review: Pokemon madness (July 2016)

This year, we’re taking a time-machine back through our MMO coverage, month by month, to hit the highlights and frame our journey before we...