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

Trion Worlds secures ‘Reactor’ trademark

No, it's not one of Tony Stark's inventions, but that doesn't mean this reactor is any less intriguing. Upon doing some sleuthing, RiftGrate...

Catching up with Shroud of the Avatar’s Starr Long

As Kickstarter projects successfully funded via the power of nostalgia have proven, gamer loyalty can burn strong even decades after experiencing titles that make...

View an Overwatch match through Symmetra’s eyes

What would you do if you could bend reality to serve your will? Probably become a superhero and fight deathmatches against giant gorillas and...

Greed Monger officially calls it quits

After staff defections and general developer drama earlier this year, there really wasn't much hope for the future of Greed Monger. Now...

Guild Wars 2 gives an update on personal story restoration

Curious what's up with Guild Wars 2's promised plans to restore the game's personal story to full working order, complete with a...

Perfect Ten: Proof that the RuneScape Twitter account is stark raving mad

For a writer on a multi-MMORPG news site, following pretty much every online game's Twitter feed comes with the territory. It's always interesting to me to see...

Skyforge’s Pantheon Wars are super-competitive PvP and PvE events

When you're a minor god in Skyforge's world, you need to aim for big goals. One of the biggest that you and your...

Marvel Heroes makes retcons free forever

Listen up, bub: The era of using rare retcon potions to reset your Marvel Heroes characters is about to end. Gazillion announced...

The Daily Grind: Are you excited for Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns?

I have no doubt that Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns is going to be big, both for the studio and its...

Dragon Nest II: Legend announced for mobile

Don't let the Roman numeral two fool you into thinking that this is a sequel. Dragon Nest II: Legend is actually a prequel...

Inon Zur to compose Sword Coast Legends’ soundtrack

Sword Coast Legends is getting a musical boost from legendary video game composer Inon Zur. The upcoming coop RPG announced yesterday

The Daily Grind: If it were 2003 again, which MMO would you play?

Fun hypothetical: Let's say that all of us -- including Massively Overpowered -- were thrown back in time 12 years to 2003. There's no...

Jukebox Heroes: Infinite Crisis’ score will get you pumped up for the good fight

I love a really good superhero score. Some of my favorite pieces include John Williams' Superman theme, Danny Elfman's Batman introduction, Brian...

Villagers and Heroes gets a do-over with Reborn

Class-based sandbox Villagers and Heroes is looking to update its image in the coming weeks as the title reinvents itself as Villagers and...

Massively OP Podcast: Episode 15

Justin and Bree talk about Blade & Soul's western approach, WoW's war on flying, The Repopulation's launch date, EverQuest's progression server, Age of Conan's anniversary, and Guild Wars 2's Lion's Arch rebuild, plus mailbag questions on repellent MMO IPs.

Star Citizen suffers huge asset leak, answers community questions

It's not been the best week for Star Citizen. The upcoming space sim suffered a massive 48 GB data leak after a community...

Roll a Warlock in Dungeons and Dragons Online next month

Time to roll up a new character in Dungeons and Dragons Online! In a new producer's letter, Robert Ciccolini said that...

Elder Scrolls Online begins cracking down on ‘fradulent’ game keys

It could be one of the most heart-dropping emails an MMO player could get: a notice that the game key he or she purchased...

Richard Garriott’s first CRPG playable in Shroud of the Avatar

In 1977, Richard Garriott designed his first computer RPG on a teletype at his high school in order to earn a computer of...

One Shots: My imaginary friends

Here's a fun thought: What if we aren't actually playing MMOs? What if we're just sitting in front of blank screens, creating fantasy worlds...

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