The MOP Up: Portal Knights splits up the party (August 13, 2017)


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 Planet of HeroesThe Black DeathMu LegendRobloxCabal IIPortal KnightsMaster X MasterHellionElswordSoulworker OnlineAr:piel OnlineCaravan StoriesSword of Legends OnlineVainglory, and Aion, all waiting for you after the break!

New Games and Testing


  • Aion: Europe’s Patch 5.6 is here, and you’re going to need some time to absorb all 21 pages of the patch notes for it! Also, you can get some rewards if you happen to nap one of the coveted “firsts.”
  • Portal Knights: Players in a group can now split up to visit different islands, which was a heavily requested feature. Also, the game is 25% off on Steam!
  • Planet of Heroes: The game’s 2.0 update added additional heroes, a jungle arena, more customization options, and a truck-load of balancing.


Odds and Ends


Mu Online Legend announced a new character this week: The Emphasizer. Yes, seriously.

The Sand Sea Ruins and an increased level cap are there for the taking in Cabal 2, thanks to the game’s Chapter 3: AI Ascent update! [Thanks Austin!]

Dare you explore Elsword Online’s Debrian Laboratory? Probably not, you’re a scaredy-cat:

Hot summer outfits have come to Soulworker Online because… well, because it can:

Ar:piel Online has begun its closed beta test in Taiwan, but don’t let that stop you from crossing the ocean to play it!

One player modded Grand Theft Auto V within an inch of its life, and the result is a near-photo realistic game:

Steparu took players on a visual tour of Sword of Legends Online’s Blade Master class and a few of its towns:

Looking forward to Caravan Stories? A new trailer just dropped that reveals one of the game’s world bosses!

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