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

Crowfall hits stretch goals for mounts, caravans, and free pack pig

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With only a few days to go, Crowfall is hitting stretch goals left and right in its quest to be one of the best-funded...

Asteroids: Outpost tests out the ore buggy

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Classic video game-cum-MMO Asteroids: Outpost is making strides forward in its testing, according to updates on Steam. While the game is in pre-alpha testing...

One Shots: Memories of those long lost

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Sometimes we start silly, and sometimes we start weird, but today we're going to start somber and reflective. Reader Becca made a discovery that...

LOTRO Legendarium: Ranking my favorite foes

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It goes without saying that after eight years of continual development and expansion, Lord of the Rings Online's Middle-earth holds quite the assortment of...

The Daily Grind: How important are different body types in MMO character creation?

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I know it's a pain for the art team to have to figure out how to get gear and weapons to fit different shapes,...

Atlantica Online introduces its Shadow Legion update

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Eight new playable mercenaries have joined the Atlantica Online roster with yesterday's patch. The Shadow Legion consists of martial arts beggars who have begun...

Perfect World is bringing HEX to China

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HEX: Shards of Fate may just have hit a jackpot when it sorely needed it. MMO Culture is reporting that the trading card MMO...

Sword Coast Legends demos single-player mode

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Bummed about BioWare's 4v1 RPG Shadow Realms biting the big one? Then cheer up, little trooper: There might be a good substitute on the...

Own, expand, and develop your own piece of Crowfall’s universe

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While most of Crowfall's playable area will be in temporary PvP campaign worlds, there will be a bastion of permanence in individual player housing...

H1Z1 won’t charge for Battle Royale anytime soon

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After announcing yesterday that it would be offering a $6.99 monthly pass for H1Z1's Battle Royale mode, Daybreak Game Company said today that it...

Perpetuum spotted in movie trailer

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It may appear only for a split-second, but Perpetuum is making its silver-screen debut in the official trailer for the movie Max. The sci-fi MMO...

The Secret World begins #IAMTSW contest series

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The Secret World's forum game is finally upon us, and as promised, it looks to be a doozy. Funcom will be running several weeks...

Pre-purchase Hearthstone’s Blackrock Mountain for free card back

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Even though it's not out yet, you can go ahead and pay for Hearthstone's Blackrock Mountain adventure pack to have it waiting for you...

Migrate your NCsoft master account or face deletion

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Are you still using an old NCsoft master account? If you are, then you're going to want to migrate to the new system before...

Lineage is opening its first subscription server in China

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The name Lineage has gone hand-in-hand with free-to-play for a while now, but that might be changing. Chinese publisher Tencent Games is experimenting with...

Warframe is ‘retiring’ premium crafted armor

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It's the end of an era for Warframe crafters. For reasons unknown but that probably rhyme with "martificial schmarcity," Digital Extremes is retiring three...

Elite: Dangerous starts Mac beta test on March 31st

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Mac Elite: Dangerous fans who are feeling grounded while their PC brothers and sisters are cruising the stars will soon have their own chance...

Das Tal is considering a buy-to-play model

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After a careful consideration of the pros and cons of various business models, including those of Crowfall, Guild Wars 2 and ArcheAge, the Das...

Guild Wars 2 starts second PvP ladder test season tomorrow

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When we were kids, playing on ladders was a good way to get a scolding or a trip to the E.R. Now, they're the...

Eternal Crusade kills early game modules to focus on founder’s access

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Changes have been afoot over at Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade, and new Senior Producer Nathan Richardsson posted a second State of the Crusade post...

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