Bree Royce

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Bree is an unrepentant escapist with a predilection for MMOs. When not compulsively proofreading cereal boxes and newspapers, she can be found modding, PvPing on the auction hall, and touring the Next Big Thing with her guild on a quest for the elusive perfect game.

Working As Intended and Ask Mo are her pet op-ed columns, but she also pens Daily Grinds and compiles Massively Overthinking, the Week in Review, and Make My MMO. You can hear her ramble about MMOs every week on the Massively OP podcast. If you're nice, she'll even talk about something other than Star Wars Galaxies.

Personal blog: Skycandy
Twitter: @nbrianna
Favorite MMOs: Star Wars Galaxies, City of Heroes, Guild Wars, Guild Wars 2, Trove, Glitch, Elder Scrolls Online, Ultima Online

Make My MMO: Elite Dangerous’ exploration reveal, Star Citizen’s $1650 ship

This week week in MMO crowdfunding, Frontier has been showing off what's coming in Elite Dangerous' Beyond - Chapter Four, specifically the...

MMO Business Roundup: Discord’s new TOS, Steam China, EA vs Actiblizz, Dota 2’s transparent lockboxes, WASD

Welcome back to another roundup of businessy things of interest to MMO players this week! Discord If you're one of the bajillions of MMO players...
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EVE Vegas 2018: Watch CCP Games’ keynote right here at 4:30 p.m. EDT

MOP's Brendan Drain is on the ground at EVE Vegas this year, and we're expecting all the best coverage from him because he's...

Warframe’s Fortuna expansion widens the open world this November

We've finally got a launch window for the Fortuna update that Warframe's Digital Extremes first revealed at TennoCon this past summer: It's...

Nexon is sunsetting Hyper Universe’s western PC version now too, but the XBox One version will continue

A week ago, Nexon announced that it was shutting down its MOBA Hyper Universe in Korea, citing poor player turnout. At the time,...

Lord of the Rings Online had to disable more content for fixes – this time it’s Harvestmath Festival quests

It just has not been Standing Stone's week, at least where Lord of the Rings Online is concerned. First it had to fully

Ascent: Infinite Realm resurfaces with new images

You guys remember Ascent Infinite Realm, right? PUBG publisher Bluehole's upcoming fantasy-steampunk mega-MMORPG? The game's official Twitter account has been silent since last...

Funcom allowed a fan to publish and sell a novel based on the Secret World franchise

Here's one for the warm fuzzies bin: MOP reader Ocho (@BigMikeyOcho) of Casual Aggro and Beyond the Veil was first to...

The Daily Grind: What skills should MMOs give players – but never do?

I was reading the patch notes for the latest update to my favorite Star Wars Galaxies emulator when this line just leaped...

Massively Overthinking: Our favorite RPGs for MMORPG fans

This week's Overthinking topic was sent along to us from MOP reader Mordyjuice. This is gonna be a fun one! "I find that I...

Enter to win a Star Trek Online Age of Discovery Starter Pack on PC from PWE and MOP

Age of Discovery officially launched for Star Trek Online last week in a well-timed TV tie-in. To celebrate the launch, PWE has granted Massively OP...
Dragon Age.

The LA Times investigates Riot Games’ ‘boys’ club’ sexism problem, ESPN reports Riot staff ‘departures’

If League of Legends company Riot Games thought that the Rockstar crunch conversation was going to eclipse Riot's sexism predicament,...

For Science: Why ‘screentime’ is a useless measure of media consumption

A few weeks ago, my eyes skimmed over a discussion some of our commenters were having about video game science - I can't even...

More Rockstar devs speak up on crunch as Red Dead Redemption 2 official launch trailer drops

Rockstar is trying to get the Red Dead Redemption 2 narrative back on track this week after one of the company bosses

Black Desert’s Russian servers will be spared from their abrupt and messy closure after all

Welp, we did not see this coming, but here's some extremely good news in the Black Desert license transfer saga. Over the last couple...

Lord of the Rings Online’s Harvestmath Festival is live

Lord of the Rings Online's Harvestmath Festival was briefly delayed, but now it's live in Middle-earth, a Halloweeny capstone for last...

Blade & Soul’s Blade & Ghoul Halloween event is here with reward and upgrade rebalancing

Halloween is officially live in NCsoft's Blade & Soul this morning as the Blade & Ghoul (yes really) event has kicked off....

Fallout 76: Absurd merch, the discless Platinum edition, and criticism of ‘nuke porn’

The second part of this article is about something serious, so we're starting with the ridiculous first, k? And here it is: Bethsoft has...

Vampire MMO Shadow’s Kiss makes good on mature content

If you were super sad when Revival and World of Darkness closed up shop, you should probably point your eyeballs over at...

Guild Wars 2’s Shadow of the Mad King is live for Halloween fun

Stop him if you've heard this one: "Two quaggans were walking in a cow pasture. The first turns to the second and says,...

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