Yearly Archives: 2017


Crowfall overhauls keybinding extensively

Keybinding is important when you're playing any sort of game with active combat. Perhaps you really like to have all of your action keys...
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Wisdom of Nym: Looking ahead to Final Fantasy XIV’s 2018

It's not quite 2018 yet, but it will be next week. That means we have a whole year of Final Fantasy XIV to enjoy,...

Visionary Realms and Cryptic Studios put out help wanted notices

As always, we here at Massively OP keep our eyes glued to MMO studio job boards to see if any posted positions might give...

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR’s 2017 year-end report card

I love the Bartle Taxonomy; it's been around for a long time, and it's still relevant today. This is why when I am given...
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Destiny 2 leaks out the second DLC, Gods of Mars, via the PlayStation store

It's long been known that the next Destiny 2 DLC will be out next year, with most players figuring on early in the year,...

Destiny’s forbidden Music of the Spheres album is leaked

One of the oddest sagas in video game soundtrack history continues this month. Destiny fans might recall that there was a major companion album...

Massively OP’s Best of 2017 Awards: Most Anticipated MMORPG of 2018 and Beyond

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

CCP is working on ‘a new and highly ambitious MMORPG’

Even with massive downsizing and the end of its virtual reality ambitions, CCP hasn't quite thrown in the towel just yet. One of our tipsters...

Rend plans alpha test for Q1 2018

You know what's one of the best remedies for the post-holiday blues? All of the excitement of MMO year previews and new rounds of...
This didn't work out all right.

The Repopulation wants you to talk about how you like to play

How do you like to play video games? Specifically, how do you like to play The Repopulation? No, you don't have to tell us,...

Broke Protocol refines its cops-and-robbers gameplay

Somewhere between good and evil, law and crime, and pixels and voxels lies Broke Protocol. The adorably chunky city sandbox came out with a...
Hey, it's okay.

The Daily Grind: What’s your earliest MMO memory?

As I've alluded in the past, my earliest MMO memory is about doing something that I would later learn was an enormous faux pas....

A year of Battle Bards and awesome MMO music

If you are not familiar with Battle Bards, it's an MMORPG video game music podcast that was co-created by Massively OP's Justin Olivetti back...

The Stream Team: Frolicking in AdventureQuest 3D’s Frostval

Forget about Santa coming to town when you can have AQ3D's Artix! His stories are way more fun than that guy in red's, and...

Massively OP’s 2017 Blooper Awards: Sneakiest MMO soft launch

Massively OP's not-so-serious end-of-the-year awards continue today with our blooper award for Sneakiest MMO soft launch. And the winner is... Warframe A couple of months ago, we're sitting...

Overwatch plants Jeff Kaplan in front of a fire for 10 hours and hands out free loot boxes

Overwatch made a bid for players' attention this busy holiday weekend, and in some ways, it succeeded. For starters, Blizzard decided to gift all...

MMO Year in Review: Morrowind, Stormblood, and Secret World Legends (June 2017)

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

Final Fantasy XIV adds new carbuncle options while preparing for a dogged year

It's time for the annual celebration of the new year in Final Fantasy XIV, and this year has a theme like every other. And...

Chronicles of Elyria will feature an event with three years of darkness

How long do you like your day/night cycle in MMORPGs? Chronicles of Elyria is preparing its fans for the possibility of a record-breaking three...

The Stream Team: A Dromund Kaas getaway in SWTOR’s KOTET

After having to watch Voss burn, Massively OP's Larry and MJ were visited by an unexpected new "friend" when they finished up Chapter I...