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

Join Fallout 76’s Pioneer Scouts and get a cool backpack

If you don't feel that venturing out into an irradiated wasteland and going on a months-long camping trip is enough of an outdoors experience...

Shroud of the Avatar’s upcoming patch will let you be the mother of dragons

OK, we'll just admit outright that the above headline is a little misleading. But since everyone and their uncle is making Games of Throne...

Dungeons and Dragons Online delays its Sharn expansion to mid-May

Disappointing news for players looking forward to playing Dungeons and Dragons Online's newest expansion next week: It's not going to happen. Next week,...

BioWare delays several Anthem ‘Act 1’ features including guilds and masteries

A little under a month has gone by since BioWare's stress-inducing, crunch-heavy environment was exposed by the media, and since then the studio...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG benefits most from its IP?

We have certainly debated the downsides of basing MMOs on established intellectual properties, most namely the danger of having the license pulled and the...
I probably don't exist.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 218: A pretty darn good week

Justin and Bree discuss City of Heroes, Atlas Reactor, Peria Chronicles, Torchlight Frontiers, Caravan Stories, Villagers & Heroes, and Star Trek Online.

LOTRO kicks off its 12-year anniversary with gifts, Burglar overhaul

Happy Hobbity birthday wishes to Lord of the Rings Online, which turns 12 years old this week! The Middle-earth MMO released in 2007,...

1998’s Lineage finally adopts free-to-play in Korea

It's one of the oldest continually running graphical MMORPGs -- and also one of the last free-to-play holdouts in the industry. That last part...
We never claimed to be saints.

Star Citizen’s Chris Roberts thinks that Anthem is worth saving

Not content to merely oversee the construction of the greatest space sim of all time, Star Citizen's Chris Roberts has ideas how to...

The MOP Up: Population Zero throws a fashion show

You know how people advise you to "dress in layers" during inclement weather? And you think, "If I'm wearing pants, I'm doing well here,...

Global Chat: Can you play WoW Classic casually?

Over at Priest with a Cause, MMO blogger Shintar came up with a great question for those looking to play World of Warcraft's...

One Shots: Officially Sanctioned Sunday Afternoon Nap Hour

Shh. Shhhhhhhh. Do not, under any circumstances, make a sound during Officially Sanctioned Sunday Afternoon Nap Hour. Some of us take it very, very seriously and...

Star Trek Online will let you level with a T6 ship ‘very soon’

Considering how quickly you can level up in Star Trek Online these days (thanks, duty officers!), transferring to new ships every 10 levels...

LOTRO Legendarium: Ranking LOTRO’s festivals from worst to best

The schedule for Lord of the Rings Online's special events keeps us hopping most of the year-round, as Standing Stone Games weaves...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite version of your MMO’s theme music?

Recently I've been cruising back through Aion's soundtrack and made a discovery that, in hindsight, seems obvious: There are several different main theme...

Caravan Stories announces summer launch date for console

We almost had given up hope that we would ever see Caravan Stories make the jump from Japan to the west, but yesterday...

Guild Wars 2 changes up two of its PvP maps for better play

Gladiators of Tyria, take notice: Some of the familiar battlegrounds for your bloodshed are receiving a fabulous makeover. ArenaNet announced this week that it...

Heroes and Villains works on crafting story, villain content, and sewers

It has been some time since we last checked in with Heroes and Villains, perhaps the most overlooked of all of the

Burnout Paradise’s online mode downshifts into the sunset

Wait, there was a Burnout Paradise? And it's shutting down? Don't feel silly if this title escaped your notice, because it probably did a...

Lord of the Rings Online rolls out a new Mac client

If you play MMOs on a Mac, you know all too well the limitations and hoops you must endure. While some online games don't...

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