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

World of Warcraft’s Tide of Vengeance update goes live today

Facing down an impatient and unsatisfied World of Warcraft community, Blizzard is firing off the biggest bullet it can this holiday season with...
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Ever wonder what a World of Warcraft TV series might look like?

Steaming TV services are making every fantasy franchise under the sun these days, from Lord of the Rings to Wheel of Time. So how...

Jukebox Heroes: My ‘best’ FFXIV music picks

Recently, Square Enix invited Final Fantasy XIV fans to vote on their favorite music tracks from what has become a very expansive...

One Shots: Our favorite screenshots of 2018

As we begin to put a big bow on 2018 and send it off to wherever years are stored -- VH1, we assume --...

The MOP Up: TERA’s Valkyrie goes to console while Vainglory comes to PC

No matter what platform you're on, there's good stuff coming your way! TERA's Valkyrie update is finally making the jump to Xbox One...

The Game Archaeologist: Neverwinter Nights 1 & 2

At the end of June 2014, dozens of online worlds flickered and vanished with the flip of a switch. It was a online apocalypse...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO holiday tune?

Seeing as how 'tis the season and all that, even the sound of MMOs is changing for the holidays. Christmas tunes are popping up...

Lord of the Rings Online offers an everything-in-one $200 bundle

There's a pretty strong opinion out there that Lord of the Rings Online's lifetime subscription was one of the best such subs in...

Torchlight Frontiers’ Dusk Mage harnesses both dark and light

Don't call it Twilight anything -- the Dusk Mage has her own non-vampire thing happening. The most recent of Torchlight Frontiers' classes to...

Lord of the Rings Online cultivates better lootboxes for impatient Elves

We all know that if there's an important bug in an MMO, developers will get around to fixing it... sooner or later. But if...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO decorates the best for the holidays?

Like some of you, I am really into decorating for the holidays. Not Clark Griswold-drain-the-Chicago-power-grid crazy, but I love transforming my environment into something...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 199: Delay after delay

Justin and Bree discuss delays and do-overs for Project Nova, Path of Exile, Fractured, and Blades, plus WildStar's sunset, Red Dead Online, and Fallout 76's many messes, with mailbag questions on keeping up with new MMOs and combat-free titles.

The first early access shot is fired in Civil War battler War of Rights

Attentive MOP readers will know that we have been covering an interesting Civil War title called War of Rights for a while now....

One Shots: Hobbit herbal hobbies

If Hobbits are seen as being generally lazy creatures that gobble up their weight in food every day, then how come they have such...

The MOP Up: Neverwinter comes under siege

The Cult of the Dragon is throwing the city (and game) of Neverwinter under siege once more, and players are going to need...

LOTRO composer Chance Thomas loses sound company over ponzi scheme

Many Lord of the Rings Online fans are well acquainted with Chance Thomas. While not the only composer for the MMO, his work...

LOTRO Legendarium: Taking a fresh look at Lord of the Rings Online’s early zones

One of the unexpected benefits of jumping onto Lord of the Rings Online new progression servers is that it's giving many of us...

The Daily Grind: Who are your favorite recurring MMO NPCs?

Every MMO player knows that a vast majority of NPCs that we encounter will be one-quest stands. We'll do something nice for them, they'll...

Torchlight Frontiers gears up for another alpha test

Following a fun and frisky first closed alpha test, Torchlight Frontiers is ready to dive right back into it. Alpha 2...

Shadow’s Kiss peeks at mad science, mummies, and pole dancing

Time to dive into the seedy underbelly of the city and see what's going on with the indie vampire MMO Shadow's Kiss. The...

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