Justin Olivetti

Justin Olivetti

Senior Reporter

A casual gamer and long-time MMO fan, Justin is often heard yelling, "Player housing for all!" in the Massively Overpowered offices. In addition to news, he tackles LOTRO Legendarium for LOTRO, The Perfect Ten, Jukebox Heroes, the retrospective Game Archaeologist series, One Shots, and the Massively OP podcast.

Personal blog: BioBreak
Twitter: @sypster

Dungeons and Dragons Online previews the loot changes coming with Myth Drannor

While it's been delayed a scooch, Dungeons and Dragons Online: Myth Drannor should be worth the wait for players, especially with the bounty of...

Lord of the Rings Online announces surprise August instance and dates for next crafting events

Lord of the Rings Online surprised fans by announcing on its Friday devstream that a new instance is in the works for next month....

Sky: Children of Light anniversary festival draws a million fans for hybrid online/offline event

It's been quite the celebration for Thatgamecompany and its Sky: Children of Light this month, as its anniversary celebration drew hundreds of thousands of...

The MOP Up: Marvel Snap goes maximum effort with this month’s Deadpool season

Deadpool's taken over Marvel Snap (just in time for his new movie) and is bringing a new game mode, several new cards (including Gwenpool),...

One Shots: FFXIV gets a glow-up

Substance over style should be the priority in video games -- but that doesn't mean that style doesn't deserve consideration! It's always nice when...

Fans fill The Crew’s gas tank back up for a ride down Rogue Server Lane

Just because Ubisoft planted an "End of Road" sign for its open world racer The Crew doesn't mean that fans are content to turn...

Embers Adrift goes on sale with its weekend Summer Celebration and free trial

Embers Adrift hopes that you are warming up to this hardcore PvE MMO because its first-ever Summer Celebration is in full swing for this...

LOTRO Legendarium: Six ways you can prepare for the new legendary servers

With brand-new legendary servers coming soon to Lord of the Rings Online, the allure of a fresh start, lower lag, and the Ringwraith ruleset...

Kickstarted VR MMO Zenith officially goes into maintenance mode

It's the end of the road for Zenith, more or less, as its small indie team announced that the virtual reality MMO is going...

The Daily Grind: What’s an underrated MMORPG that deserves more love?

I find that when people grow bored with their MMOs and start searching around for alternative entertainment, often they're looking for the less-than-obvious answer....

Legend of Ares, a PvP MMO from the mid-2000s, will relaunch next month

Legend of Ares probably isn't an MMORPG that any of you remember. It was a PvP-centric MMO from the mid-2000s that failed to gain...

Multiplayer dungeon crawler Dungeonborne launches into early access next week

We want to welcome to the site another new title today, Dungeonborne, as it sits on the cusp of its early access launch next...

Did you know that World of Warcraft is adding an arachnophobia mode?

We totally understand that spiders aren't everyone's cup of tea, especially if they're in your tea, perhaps doing a backstroke while looking up at...

Corepunk coming to early access on November 26th, still requires ‘significant polishing in all directions’

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen isn't the only MMO that surprised us this week with an early access release announcement. After years of troubled...

Global Chat: FFXIV rides out on the Dawntrail

The blogosphere is buzzing about the recent release of FFXIV: Dawntrail, including The Nosy Gamer, who provided some first thoughts and impressions of this...

Wayfinder preps a huge quality-of-life patch as it journeys toward 1.0

How many launches is Airship Syndicate's Wayfinder going to get in its lifetime? We had the early access release last year, the Echoes re-launch...

Lord of the Rings Online says there are ‘lots and lots and lots of adventures still to have’

In a recent forum discussion around whether or not Lord of the Rings Online will wrap up its story when (and if) the Scouring...

RuneScape parties on The Beach and heralds the new Sanctum of Rebirth dungeon

Having a hard time getting out to an actual shoreline this summer? RuneScape offers the next best thing with its summer event on The...
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Microsoft prepares price hikes for Xbox Game Pass this fall

If you've been using Xbox Games Pass to access your MMOs and other online games, steel yourself for a significant price hike. Microsoft is...

The Daily Grind: Do you make your own fun in MMOs when you run out of content?

This summer, my wife and I told our children that they don't get any "screen time" until after dinner each day. They initially struggled...