MMO Week in Review: BlizzCon aftermath, LOTRO’s next big thing

    
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Doesn’t it seem as if BlizzCon was weeks ago? Nope, just one week. So over the last seven days, the gaming community has been mulling over the convention and where it went wrong. Probably not from their phones. Investors didn’t seem too pleased with the Diablo Immortal reaction or the company’s third quarter financials either.

Meanwhile, MMORPG Lord of the Rings Online successfully launched its first-ever progression server, seeing so much demand on day one that Standing Stone rolled out a second.

Read on to catch up with the very best of this week’s MMO news and opinions today as every Sunday in Massively Overpowered’s Week in Review!

THIS WEEK’S TOP STORIES

BlizzCon 2018: What the heck happened? - Every year, I cover BlizzCon for Massively Overpowered. This is not new information; you've all seen my liveblogs running every year for quite some time. And the reception of any…
The Game Archeologist: Halo Universe - Since its debut on Xbox back in 2001, the Halo franchise has been a massive powerhouse and a mainstay for shooter fans. To date, there have been 13 releases, including…
DC Universe Online launches Atlantis today - Come under the sea with DC Universe Online today! There'll be no accusations, just friendly crustaceans. Or... wait, let's double-check the patch notes... never mind, there are actually lots of…

THIS WEEK’S CASTS & STREAMS

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Every week, get caught up on the MMO genre’s latest news and Massively OP’s best content in our MMO Week in Review! Want more roundups of content? Try Friday’s Betawatch for MMO testing highlights, Saturday’s Make My MMO for MMO crowdfunding updates, and Sunday’s The MOP Up, which mops up all the bits of news we didn’t cover anywhere else.
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