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

Black Desert makes $2M in cash shop sales in one week

Wait, what did that headline say? Did Black Desert really make a cool two million in just a week? Apparently so! According to...

The Soapbox: It’s the little things that make an MMO special

In the years that I've been playing and covering MMOs, I've noticed that there are two distinct phases when it comes to introducing a...

One Shots: A new hope

Welcome back to One Shots, Massively OP's weekly salute to excellent and interesting player screenshots! It feels good to be in our new...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite winter zone?

In the northern parts of the US, we are currently in the grips of a particularly brutal winter. Snow, ice, frostbite, polar bear attacks,...

Marvel Heroes adds Arachne team-up, starts Mardi Gras

It does seem as though any popular superhero will inevitably drum up a bunch of me-too imitators, from Batgirl to Wonder Dude (who totally...

Spread the love with The Secret World’s Valentine’s Day event

Just because the world is being taken over by secret cabals and an unstoppable wave of filth from the outer darkness doesn't mean that...

World of Warcraft’s graphics to improve in Patch 6.1

While many of you World of Warcraft players will be squeeing over your new Twitter integration and making the world a much...

The Repopulation offers $20 early access

Getting into The Repopulation's early access program is now cheaper than ever, as Above and Beyond has announced a new silver...

Glitch releases two-volume soundtrack

While Glitch hasn't been available to play since 2012 (and won't be again until Children of Ur and Eleven finish their...

Run, Valiance Online, run!

There's always a world of difference between viewing MMO screenshots and videos. Sometimes you just have to see a game in action to get...

Mortal Online has ‘a few thousand’ active players

Ever wondered how many people are playing Mortal Online? Star Vault CEO Henrik Nystrom was unexpectedly candid about the question on...

Perfect Ten: My favorite MMO pet classes

Most folks have certain class traits that appeal to them. Some love being that long-range archer sniper, while others get juiced on the feeling of...

What do you think about WildStar’s capital cities?

What do you think about WildStar's two capital cities? Do you love or hate them? What do you think could be improved in...

Daybreak’s John Smedley: EverQuest Next is going to be ‘more than ok’

Worried about this week's mass firings of Daybreak employees and wondering what might happen to both Landmark and EverQuest Next?...

HEX throws free Valentine’s Day tournament

Whether or not you have plans for this Valentine's Day weekend, HEX would like you to consider its arena test server as the...

Richard Garriott: Open development and crowdsourcing is a ‘joy’

There's a lot of debate and discussion these days as to the virtues and usefulness of early access and transparent development, but at least...
Slashy slashy!

Nexon pressures NCsoft as largest shareholder

While Nexon and NCsoft may be competing developers in the MMO space, business has made strange and hostile bedfellows of both. After purchasing...

Crowfall will be buy-to-play with optional sub

Although we don't have the full idea of what Crowfall is, today we know more about how we'll be paying for it in...

The Soapbox: Facing an industry of change

Right now I believe that we are on a threshold of change in the MMO industry, and it feels a little uncertain and a...

Listen to a Star Wars Galaxies and Earth & Beyond ‘post-mortem’

If you're looking for a blast to the past of science fiction MMOs, then clear your schedule for an hour of enlightening talk by...

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