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 we have stories and videos from MechWarrior Online, Mu Origin, Dark Age of Camelot, Astellia Online, Marvel End Time Arena, Ragnarok Online, and Guild Wars 2, all waiting for you after the break!
New Games and Testing
- Lineage M launched… in South Korea, that is. It’s already doing well on the mobile app store there.
- DOFUS has released DOFUS Pets, an adorable mobile spin-off. Thanks, Brett!
- Ragnarok Online: For the game’s 14th anniversary, the team is taking players to the wild west with Rock Ridge!
- Revamped gyms are live in Pokemon Go this week. Cheater-shaming continues.
- Dark Age of Camelot: Save the date — the 5v5 tournament is coming on August 26th on the Pendragon server!
- The Gorgonide Invasion has taken over Skyforge.
- GTAV’s Chiliad Mystery is actually finally going somewhere.
- EVE Online players raised over $25,000 for AbleGamers.
- LawBreakers is plotting beta events this coming weekend and next.
Odds and Ends
- Gamescom: German Chancellor Angela Merkel is going to open the expo, a first in the history of the event.
- MechWarrior Online: The teamextended the deadline for its Civil War preorder by a month and launched a summer sale.
- Blizzard is offering players advice on leveling in Heroes of the Storm.
- Wakfu is working its way toward a crafting overhaul.
- Revelation Online introduced players to the Lady of the Forest.
Age of Empires Online emulator Celeste is a go. Thanks, Sykes!
Vindictus — the Korean version, for now — is getting a new character.
MU Origin recently updated to 1.8 for its mobile playerbase:
Craving a little Marvel superhero action in your MOBA? Then you’ll probably want to keep an eye on Marvel End Time Arena, which is in development in Korea:
Another community-created Guild Wars 2 documentary takes a look at the Itzel race: