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

Marvel Heroes adds achievements and Vision

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Life is moving ever-faster for Marvel Heroes. Not only is the game currently in the grips of the movie tie-in Avengers Assemble event, but...

SWTOR pulls healing changes for further review

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Our mother always said never to do anything in half-measures, which is why she may approve of BioWare yanking some of the upcoming healing...

War Thunder update celebrates Victory Day’s 70th anniversary

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As we near the 70th anniversary of World War II's Victory in Europe Day, War Thunder figured that it would be a good time...

Project Genom gameplay video shows off its high-tech weapons

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The sci-fi shooter Project Genom is making great strides with its post-Unreal Engine 4 transition, and the dev team put together a new gameplay...

Enjoy an exclusive look at Cabal II’s PvP battlefields

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If you're a PvP junkie, you're going to want to give Cabal II careful consideration as a possible future playground. ESTsoft released a new...

Steam empowers studios to permaban players

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Forget modgate -- the next controversial decision by Valve might already be here. The company announced that it will be allowing game studios to...

See Black Desert’s Plum Flower fighter in action

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She's fast, she's furious, and she will cut you to ribbons if you're standing in her way. She's the Plum Flower, the female version...

Perfect Ten: How to find the right MMO for you

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A common question that I see posited around forums and Reddit is, "What MMO should I play?" If there is a more loaded question...

Elite: Dangerous tests interplay between Mac and PC versions

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Being a member of the Mac gaming tribe no longer means that you have to be quarantined from the glorious PC master race, at...

Learn all about LOTRO’s legendary item imbuement system

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Lord of the Rings Online's legendary item system has been a point of fierce community debate ever since it arrived way back in the...

SMITE adds achievement system, omnipotence queue event

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It's a big week for SMITE, as the deity-filled MOBA has added several new features with yesterday's patch. Arguably the biggest addition is the...

Land of Britain takes you through a leprechaun dungeon

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Following its conversion to the Unreal Engine 4, Land of Britain is champing at the bit to show off its fantastic new visuals. To...

LOTRO’s getting new dungeons with the Osgiliath instance cluster

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Lord of the Rings Online's Update 16 is heading our way on Monday, May 4th, and with it comes the first new instance cluster...

Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns beta FAQ clears the air

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Guild Wars 2's beta test for the Heart of Thorns expansion is one of the hottest tickets in town this spring. Because of this, there's...

ArcheAge releases the Dread Prophecies update

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Ghost ships? An aggravated kraken? Just what in Sam Hill is going on in ArcheAge these days, anyway? Well, the fantasy sandpark has released one of...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO biomes do you love and hate?

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Environment is super-important to me, both in real life and in video games. My surroundings have a large impact on my mood, with my...

Jukebox Heroes: Mists of Pandaria’s soundtrack

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I've always had mixed feelings about Western games putting out Asian-themed expansions and conjuring up a soundtrack to match. On one hand, we already...

Anatomy of Murder dares you to solve a murder mystery for cash

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Think you're the world's greatest sleuth since Sherlock? Then you might want to try your hand at a new massive online murder mystery challenge,...

Massively OP Podcast: Episode 11

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Justin, Bree, and guest John discuss Anarchy Online, Star Wars Galaxies, Guild Wars 2's Heart of Thorns, Neverwinter, Meridian 59, Ultima Online, classic Guild Wars, WildStar, Elder Scrolls Online, and Elite: Dangerous, with mailbag questions on making your own MMO.

Perfect World to become privately owned

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Perfect World is no longer a publicly traded company, as founder Michael Yufeng Chi made a deal to take the company private. Chi will take...

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