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

The Daily Grind: What’s the most successful MMO do-over?

Yesterday's revelation that Final Fantasy XIV is up to four million registered accounts globally (not counting trials, Square insists!) is impressive to...

Massively Overthinking: Impressions of Crowfall

We've got crows on the brain this week since Crowfall launched its Kickstarter. As of this afternoon, the game is just about 100k shy...

Guild Wars 2 will implement first-person POV in March

File this one under things we didn't see coming: ArenaNet has just announced that it will fulfill a long-running fan request by adding a first-person...

The Daily Grind: What canceled MMO do you wish had been made?

MMO players are forever bemoaning the overabundance of fantasy titles in our genre. But truthfully, we have lots of sci-fi and zombies games nowadays too....

Champions Online is fiddling with costume prices

Champions Online is still alive! How do we know? It's fiddling with its cash shop prices come March 5th. A forum post...

Non-combat sandbox Wander reveals new video

Remember Wander, the unique, upcoming sandbox that eschews combat for exploration? Creator Loki Davison has posted a new video for the game...

Final Fantasy XIV’s gold saucer patch is live

In its bid to prove that it's got wacky in spades, Final Fantasy XIV has launched the much-anticipated 2.51 patch, an unassuming name...

Datamining suggests The Division’s alpha test is en route

Dataminers on Reddit have unearthed publicly accessible but undisplayed code on The Division's website that suggests alpha is on the way. There's no official...

Crowfall is launching a Kickstarter campaign tomorrow

"Throne war simulator" Crowfall has been tick-tocking its way down a 40-day timer for the last, well, 39 days. Now ArtCraft Entertainment has foreshadowed...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best game-within-a-game in the MMO space?

Jef and I were talking this past weekend about something Star Wars Galaxies got really, really right: the Jump to Lightspeed expansion, which...

MMO Week in Review: February 22, 2015

Were you too busy gaming this week to pay attention to MMO news? Get caught up every Sunday evening with Massively Overpowered's Week in...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO boasts the best bard?

A player on Reddit recently asked one of the most pressing questions in the MMO genre today: "Where can I find a fun...

WRUP: Cliffs Notes

Welcome back to What Are You Playing, the game where we tell you what we're playing this weekend and you tell us

Betawatch: February 20, 2015

What do you get when you combine the the quirkiness of Glitch or Wakfu with the voxelboxiness of Trove? That'd be SkySaga,...

Working As Intended: ‘Multiplex monotony’ and the death of the mid-budget MMORPG

Back in December, film editor and author Jason Bailey wrote a piece on Flavorwire called How the Death...

Kickstarter Overpowered: Week two’s new video

The Massively Overpowered Kickstarter campaign is now half over: two weeks in, two weeks left to go. We're tickled to now have over...

Massively Overthinking: The best MMOs for duoing

A Massively Overpowered reader by the name of DaBruuzer posed a great question to the team, one I thought we'd have a better time answering...

Yes, you can push people off cliffs in Crowfall

The folks behind "throne war simulator" MMORPG Crowfall have released two new archetypes today. The first is the Elven Frostweaver, a ranged DPS...

Leaderboard: Which Daybreak MMO is most vulnerable?

Are you over the Daybreak Game Company layoffs shock yet? Nope, neither am I. But my shock is compounded by dread over the fate of...

Minsc and Boo will headline Neverwinter’s sixth expansion

Perfect World has just announced that Neverwinter's sixth expansion, Elemental Evil, is set to launch on March 17th. In what PWE is calling...

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