Columns

Enjoy a run-down of our recent long-form pieces, both game-specific and more general. You might also be interested in our list of all of our columns and recurring articles. [Follow this category’s RSS feed]

Hyperspace Beacon: How to make a million credits in an hour of SWTOR

I can’t help but attempt to find some of the most efficient ways to make credits in Star Wars: The Old Republic. I...
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Wisdom of Nym: A musing on malaise in Final Fantasy XIV

There's no question in my mind that Final Fantasy XIV is still one of my favorite games of all time. It certainly doesn't...

EVE Evolved: Three things you don’t want to miss in 2016

In the previous edition of EVE Evolved, I looked back at some of the big highlights EVE Online throughout 2015. It was a year that...
Good, sure, but $600 of good?

Betawatch: Oculus Rift-bound EVE Valkyrie plans alpha (January 8, 2016)

The good news for eager VR fans is that EVE: Valkyrie's first alpha test will start up on January 18th for use...

Working As Intended: The MMOs we lost in 2015

It's become tradition to fare well the MMOs that sunsetted in the preceding year, but that wasn't always the case. At the beginning of...

Chaos Theory: Looking over your shoulder at The Secret World’s 2015

We've finally left 2015 behind. And while it is perfectly natural to want to glance back in the rearview mirror over the last 12...
mmm whatchu saaaaay

Perfect Ten: Our favorite MMORPG articles from 2015

The first year of Massively Overpowered had its ups and downs, like anything does, but I think we had some pretty great content in...

Jukebox Heroes: Six MMO soundtracks that need to be in your collection

Lately, a friend was asking me where he should start with collecting MMO soundtracks. "Pretty much anywhere and everywhere" was my initial reaction, although...

Choose My Adventure: Trying on the Shroud of the Avatar

Hello friends, and welcome to the new year's first installment of Choose My Adventure. As you may have noticed, I took a bit...
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The Soapbox: Advertising, blacklisting, and critique – The broken incentives of gaming media

This guest Soapbox was commissioned through Massively Overpowered's Kickstarter campaign and is authored by D. Emery Bunn. The opinions here represent the views...

Hyperspace Beacon: A roleplayer’s SWTOR wishlist

The dawn of a new year is a great time for many people to hit a tiny reset button on life. I’m doing that personally....
Myth: Lalafell have to be irritating cutesy-boop piles of crap.

Wisdom of Nym: Elitism and playing properly in Final Fantasy XIV

There was a thread on the official Final Fantasy XIV forums back about... I want to say a million years ago? Maybe two...

Guild Chat: Can MMO progression-seeking become ‘bullying’?

Pull up a chair, help yourself to a leftover mince pie, and make yourself comfortable for another edition of Guild Chat, the place...
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The Daily Grind: Who’s your favorite MMO antagonist?

One of the things I liked about Star Wars: The Old Republic right from its launch is that it gave players plenty of...

LOTRO Legendarium: Looking back and forwards with LOTRO

I think it is safe to say without any malice whatsoever that Lord of the Rings Online has firmly entered its autumn years. Everything...
Yes please.

Betawatch: Vessels, crows, and testing schedules for Crowfall (January 1, 2016)

This week wasn't just the end of a year, it was the start of a long string of news from Crowfall before

EverQuesting: EverQuest, EverQuest II, Landmark, and EverQuest Next in 2015

When it comes to the EverQuest franchise, looking back at 2015 is a much different experience than looking back at 2014 was. That previous...
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WoW Factor: The view from outside the Legion alpha test

I've been paying rapt attention to the ongoing-though-paused World of Warcraft Legion alpha tests  because said tests are looking good. That's a positive. Whilst...

Tiptoeing through ArcheAge’s 2015

It has been quite a year for ArcheAge. As you look back over the past 12 months, you certainly can't say 2015 was...

Perfect Ten: The MMORPGs to watch in 2016

A long time ago on another website far, far away, I held a tradition of kicking off the new year by listing the top...

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