Justin Olivetti

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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

Guild Wars 2 fractal event seeks to bond the community together

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Fractals: Either you get them or you don't. Either you do them or you don't. Either you flunk out of fourth grade math or...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most useful crafting profession in your MMO?

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While I'm never much one to craft in MMOs, that's usually because I don't see most crafting professions as beneficial in relation to how...

TERA Console delays its crossplay release to mid-November

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Crossplay is no small feature for an MMO, as it allows players across different platforms to be able to connect and adventure together. It's...

Rumor: Lord of the Rings Online’s next class might be the Brawler

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Sharp-eyed Lord of the Rings Online players seem to have discovered a big secret on the game's test server: the existence of a...

Yikes… WoW’s Khadgar server accidentally sent characters back to Mists of Pandaria levels

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Time travel isn't unknown in World of Warcraft, but usually when players experience it there, it's a thrilling adventure to other eras. However,...

Hellgate: London’s rogue server schedules its beta for Halloween

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In terms of online video game resurrections, Hellgate: London seemed like it was going for the world record at one point. The infamous...

Lord of the Rings Online begins testing War of the Three Peaks DLC, and yes, boar mounts are high-price bundle perks

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The big fall update for Lord of the Rings Online -- newly promoted to "mini-expansion" status with an accompanied price tag --
We should really go somewhere specific.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 289: Microsoft and Bethesda sitting in a tree

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Justin and Bree discuss Microsoft's acquisition of ZeniMax and Bethsoft, Fallout 76, Conan Exiles, Elder Scrolls Online, Echo of Soul, Phantasy Star Online 2, Final Fantasy XVI, and Crowfall, with adventures in WoW and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on FOMO marketing tactics in MMOs.

Dungeons and Dragons Online postpones its level cap increase

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In a year of many game and project delays, one more isn't surprising -- even though it isn't welcome to hear. So bad news,...

EVE Online’s Rolling Thunder update arrives today

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There's nothing worse than spending all sorts of time and resources to acquire something you think will be cool... but turns out to be...
A proud, shamanistic tradition.

World of Warcraft raises a mug to Brewfest 2020

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October, as we all well know, is home to one of the greatest MMO holidays of all time. No, not that silly one with...

Lord of the Rings Online celebrates Bilbo’s Birthday, hedges on mini-expansion specifics

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Tomorrow is September 22nd, which is a significant date for Lord of the Rings Online players. It's the date of both Bilbo...

The MOP Up: Razer accidentally exposes 100,000 consumer accounts

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Razer, a popular provider of gaming hardware, joined the notorious list of companies that accidentally exposed their consumer's personal information to the world. While...

Jukebox Heroes: LOTRO’s Great Wedding soundtrack

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One reason why I keep highlighting Lord of the Rings Online patch soundtracks in this space is that the studio actually makes an...

Phantasy Star Online 2 to reveal New Genesis info and footage next week

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With the Tokyo Game Show preparing to fill up our feeds next week, SEGA is eager to get as many eyeballs as possible...

One Shots: Unholy abominations

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We may view them as horrible monsters who are standing between us and our precious loot, but have you ever considered life -- such...

Battle Bards Episode 177: Gone with the wind

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As the weather howls and gusts around us, the Battle Bards stand in the middle of it all with their heads lifted up, listening...

Krafton spins Bluehole off as an ‘independent subsidiary’ to handle TERA and Elyon

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The corporate reshuffling that's been going on ever since En Masse Entertainment announced that it was closing is producing interesting developments this fall. Krafton,...

The Daily Grind: What upcoming MMOs have fallen off your radar?

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The joke around the Massively OP office is now that Chris is covering Star Citizen news with his angle of expertise, the rest...

Dungeons and Dragons Online turns on its pirate event for the weekend

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With this weekend's International Talk Like a Pirate Day bringing out the buccaneer in all of us, Dungeons and Dragons Online wanted to...

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