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
Daunting!

Dauntless roars to a 4 million player opening – with queues to match

Who would have thought this of Dauntless? After a fairly standard beta testing period, this monster hunter RPG has launched to staggering success....
Nope, you just sucked.

WoW Classic schedules a two-hour make-up stress test next Wednesday

It's the hottest ticket in town, and it's straight from 2004. The World of Warcraft Classic beta test is drawing all sorts of...

MMO OrbusVR has launched on the brand-new wireless Oculus Quest

Has the virtual reality revolution taken hold yet? It could well be the final frontier for MMORPGs, but to date, we haven't seen much...

Warframe’s big Jupiter revamp arrives on PC

This is so big and so full of gas it cannot be ignored. And no, we're not just talking about Jupiter itself, which is...
Not happening.

Saga of Lucimia’s creator answers two hours of player questions

Forgot for a moment that Saga of Lucimia exists? That's probably more the studio's fault than yours, as the last time we heard...

Perfect Ten: Helpful tips for returning to City of Heroes in 2019

With the (community-led) rebirth of City of Heroes in 2019, a rather interesting problem has arisen for this superhero title: Namely, players who...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite ‘vanilla’ MMO memory?

With all the talk and testing swirling about World of Warcraft Classic this past week, the full nostalgia gates have reopened and...
Nope, you just sucked.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 221: Classic Warcraft flavor

Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic, City of Heroes, Blade and Soul, Star Trek Online, Square Enix, and Dungeon and Dragons Online, with mailbag topics on how WoW Classic fits into the MMO genre and getting back into City of Heroes.

Torchlight Frontiers’ new leveling system is deliciously old school

If you've been away from the Torchlight Frontiers alpha for a while, it might be worth giving this MMOARPG another look this week....

Camelot Unchained’s ability builder puts the power of choice in your hands

Are you melee, magic, or archery? You'll have to choose when you step into Camelot Unchained's world, because these three paths will lead...

Here are 10 key differences between original vanilla WoW and WoW Classic

It is probably important to realize that no matter how carefully Blizzard developers recreate the early days of World of Warcraft for WoW...

Ex-Cryptic Studios artist decries ‘harmful’ video game lockbox designs based on slot machines

A 3-D character artist who previously worked at Cryptic Studios on Champions Online and Neverwinter has come out swinging against lockbox...

Battle Bards Episode 144: Colors of the rainbow

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet: Combined, these forces create the awesome power of Roy G. Biv — otherwise known as the...

The MOP Up: Dauntless’ forums are down for a month as the game goes offline until Tuesday

No doubt that you have heard about Dauntless' launch on Tuesday, May 21st. And while that marks a new beginning for the monster...

One Shots: Look – but don’t throw

It's pretty common to be frustrated by MMOs showing you things that you can't ever touch or play. Whether it be fantastic races that...

Jukebox Heroes: The best of Trickster Online’s soundtrack

When going on musical expeditions, I get the most excited when I open up a folder of tracks from lesser-known MMORPGs. I think that's...

City of Titans’ primer gets you up to speed on this superhero MMO

With City of Titans picking up development steam, the team figured that this would be an opportune time to put out a...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever regretted buying something in an MMO?

I absolutely hate buyer's regret. If I could go back and slap myself when I was about to press the "buy now" button on...

Dual Universe update introduces barter and talent systems

Novaquark's Dual Universe may still be in alpha testing, but the sci-fi title took one giant leap forward this month in becoming a...
That is definitely a thing.

The Daily Grind: Which studio should be running your MMO?

It continues to sadden my heart to see RIFT -- and the rest of the Trion Worlds library -- limp on under the...

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