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

The Game Archaeologist: Funcom’s long-abandoned Midgard MMO

There used to be a time that Funcom was deeply into the MMORPG business, bringing us titles such as Anarchy Online, Age...

The Daily Grind: Whose MMO recommendations do you trust?

You want to hear a fun secret? You might think that we at Massively OP are all content being the tastemakers of the MMO...

Global Chat: One MMO gamer is trying to finish Fallen Earth before it’s gone

When you know that your beloved MMORPG is about to be shut down, what do you do? If you're the blog 24 Hours...

City of Titans’ avatar builder is coming to backers soon

Ship of Heroes isn't the only superhero MMORPG in town that's getting a character builder out to its fans this month: City...

Lord of the Rings Online puts a cap on embers, motes, and figments

If you are not acquainted with the Lord of the Rings Online scene these days, chances are that the headline above made about...

ArcheAge Unchained’s test server throws its doors open to you – yes, you

Are you ready for next week's launch of ArcheAge's new buy-to-play server, or are you still on the fence about the whole deal?...

Global Chat: The Hearthstone Hong Kongstraversy

Everyone has an opinion when it comes to the controversy swirling about Blizzard's heavy-handed censorship of a Hearthstone professional gamer and his statements...

Perfect Ten: Kickstarter MMOs that raised the most money

The rise of crowdfunding in the mid-2010s swept a large wave of MMORPGs our way that might never have happened otherwise. For a while...

Torchlight Frontiers’ alpha adds enchanting, contracts, and new class skills

Is it weird how Torchlight Frontiers' alpha updates are more exciting than many regular live MMO patches? Maybe it is because we are...

The Daily Grind: Should MMOs do away with stat armor entirely?

While I'm all about progression and acquisition for my MMO characters as they journey through the levels, I'm less and less enthused about collecting...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 241: The MMO industry reshuffles its deck

Justin and Bree are joined by Gamigo's Merv Lee Kwai aka Khrolan for a sponsored interview on ArcheAge Unchained, plus news on Guild Wars 2, Funcom's Tencent investment, Red Dead Online on PC, Raph Koster's new MMORPG, and adventures in WoW and City of Heroes.

World of Warcraft’s newest allied races boast pint-sized cuteness

Long rumored to be the next (and final) allied races of World of Warcraft's Battle for Azeroth expansion cycle, the Vulpera and Mechagnomes...

Secret World Legends’ Moons of Madness spinoff gets a creepy ARG

Halloween is right around the corner, and while Secret World Legends fans are still in a holding pattern for actual new content in...

Slay Together mixes classic and modern MMO design for a spicy blend

We have another entry for our "MMOs made by tiny teams" list with the awareness of a small fantasy MMORPG called Slay Together. This...

The MOP Up: KurtzPel is getting a dash of Lime

KurtzPel is getting its newest hero, Lime, very soon, and to lead up to her release the game is winging a CP...

Serious EA data breach exposes 1,600 FIFA 20 accounts

There is nothing quite like that gut-wrenching feeling when you hear a story about a data breach and then have to do that quick...
Don't worry, something will happen any day now.

Jukebox Heroes: Exploring EverQuest’s official soundtrack

It is fairly rare for an MMORPG to sell an official soundtrack these days unless the game is fairly prominent (i.e., Final Fantasy...

SWTOR’s Powertechs and Vanguards get lethal new toys

The parade of Star Wars: The Old Republic class changes marches on, with BioWare thrusting the Powertech and Vanguard advanced roles into...

One Shots: Getting all down and cozy

I love a good cozy place in an MMO, moreso if it's got a fully stocked snack bar and some of my all-time favorite...
There is a metaphor here somewhere.

Battle Bards Episode 154: Death and decay

Get an early jump on Halloween with the Battle Bards, as they grab the nearest shovel and start unearthing all sorts of morbid and...

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