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

Star Trek Online’s new sector space looks beautiful

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The walls of sector space are coming down in Star Trek Online, creating a more wide-open galaxy for captains to explore. But what will...

Couple gets married in Shroud of the Avatar’s first wedding

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Shroud of the Avatar isn't even in proper alpha testing yet, but the fantasy title has already been host to its first in-game wedding. Players...

Camelot Unchained delays alpha, promises compensation

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Bad news for those eagerly awaiting Camelot Unchained's alpha: The team has run into a few snags that have prompted a much-dreaded delay. The...

Robocraft lets you build and fight your own bots

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We've come so far from Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots as a society, haven't we? Now we have games like Robocraft that allow us...

Ascent arrives on Steam with a discount

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The insanely ambitious Ascent: The Space Game may make a new friend or two this week with the space sim arrival on Steam Early...

One Shots: Riding railroad

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Superhero MMOs really make for some spectacular screenshots, you have to agree. And if you don't agree, you might be on the receiving end...

Star Trek Online, Star Citizen, and Elite plan Leonard Nimoy tributes

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While players hold solemn vigils for the late, great Leonard Nimoy, MMO developers are working quickly to place tributes in-game to the actor who...

The Daily Grind: Do you have a good grasp of your MMO’s history?

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As someone who's played his fair share of both Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 over the years, I have to confess that I've...

Guild Wars 2 elaborates on camera improvements

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Forget the living world; it may be that finally allowing players to zoom into a first-person view will be the most significant event that's...

The Game Archaeologist: Ten facts of EverQuest life circa 1999

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MMOs change. We know that, but we also tend to forget it as well. The games that we play today can often be light-years...
Elite Dangerous

Elite: Dangerous makes it easier for friends to find you

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Elite: Dangerous pilots who feel frustrated that hooking up with friends in deep space might be relieved to know that the team is preparing...

The Secret World Q&A covers mission design secrets

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Do you ever wonder just what goes into making one of The Secret World's hand-crafted missions? The dev team opened up about the process...

RIFT’s anniversary carnival returns with a party duck

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It's hard to believe that in a few days on March 1st, RIFT will turn four years old. According to the site, the fantasy...

Crowfund: Crowfall easily passes its fundrasing goal

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Call it Crowfund. In only a few short days, Crowfall has passed its $800,000 crowdfunding goal -- and there looks to be no end...

Heavy Gear Assault brings robot battling to a wider world

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Mech fighters now have another option for their online gaming pleasure, as a title called Heavy Gear Assault has been making its way through...

Warhammer 40k gets a MOBA of its own

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The popular dark universe of Warhammer 40,000 is heading not only to MMOs but to MOBAs as well. Whitebox Interactive is working on a new...

Rumor: Hearthstone may be prepping a Blackrock Mountain adventure

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What's next for the ever-hot Hearthstone? Hearthhead reported that a data mining expedition has uncovered references to Blackrock Mountain dungeon cards, meaning that card...

Shadowrun Online lands physical distributor, adds February patch

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Shadowrun Online's future prospects as a sustainable title have gone up sharply now that the game has found a physical distributor. Cliffhanger Productions signed...

Guild Wars 2 rethinks the defiance system for Heart of Thorns

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Just when you thought it was safe to enter an expansion jungle, think again. The Guild Wars 2 dev team is hard at work...

Skyforge announces closed beta start and sells Founder’s Packs

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Skyforge wannabe deities, you may want to clear your calendar for early next month because closed beta is coming! The team announced today that...

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