Events

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If this game is willing to show itself off despite its age, your game, newer or older, can do the same.

Anarchy Online says that it is coming to Steam ‘soon’

One of the oldest sci-fi MMORPGs looks like it will soon become one of the newest members of the Steam club. On the...

WildStar challenges players to build spooky haunts

In addition to its in-game Halloween event, WildStar has a special challenge to home decorators this year: build the creepiest, coolest, and...
Sadly, she's not in any more of the stuff, but she does show up in Palace so that's something.

Final Fantasy XIV previews All Saints’ Wake and the upcoming 3.45

Over the next few weeks, Final Fantasy XIV is not giving you a choice of whether or not you get spooky. All it's...

The Stream Team: A Nights of the Dead killing spree in EverQuest II

Of all the Halloween events, EverQuest II's Nights of the Dead is a favorite of Massively OP's MJ. It might have something to do...

Defiance goes to Hulker Hell this Halloween

Don't let the apocalypse stop you from enjoying a hearty Halloween. In fact, shouldn't the apocalypse add to the atmosphere of sinister dread? It...

Hearthstone adds new $10 tavern brawl tourney

If you're a fan of Hearthstone's free weekly Tavern Brawl, get ready to have your world (or maybe just your wallet) upended.

Guild Wars 2’s Shadow of the Mad King is live

Candy corn litters the streets of Lion's Arch today and the super creepy grinning moon has returned: Yes, the Shadow of the Mad...

The Stream Team: Happy haunting in HEX’s haunted harvest

A newcomer to the Halloween event arena, HEX celebrates with new cards, new items, and a new sleeve. Massively OP's MJ definitely wants to...
It really does smell like lore.

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: The lore book in review

The Final Fantasy XIV lore book should not exist. I don't mean that it's something I wish had never been made; I mean...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever memorialized one of your MMORPG characters?

I got misty-eyed in my Ultima Online video last week when during the tour of a true elder game, I visited a memorial...

The Stream Team: SMITE’s Bat God, Camazotz

What is more Halloween-y than a giant rabid bat? Not much! And SMITE has just introduced Camazotz, Deadly God of Bats. He's everything...
Why must you disappoint hopes?

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival in review

Being at the Final Fantasy XIV fan festival was interesting for me on several levels because I wasn't just there to have fun,...

Riders of Icarus loses its head over Halloween

Even though its "new kid" status would totally excuse Riders of Icarus from the pressure of putting out a Halloween update this year,...
Hooray, the hype train is finally going to die, then?

Black Desert promises compensation for botched attendance rewards

When you're running a special promotion to get players to log in to your game, the last thing you'd want is for the game...
Sorry, miss, you're just not as curious.

The Daily Grind: How much information should accompany an expansion announcement for an MMO?

It goes without saying that I am happy about Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood. But I am also kind of annoyed that the...

The MOP Up: Aima gets a death sentence (October 16, 2016)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

WoW announces $20,000 prize pool for ‘Great Collegiate Dungeon Race’

There's gotta be a few folks left still making the age-old mistake of playing MMORPGs while trying to get through college, right? Blizzard...
You know, it can really be your jong.

Leaderboard: Will Blizzard announce Diablo 4 at BlizzCon?

We've now seen plenty of rumors of Diablo 4 floating around the internet, but there's nothing definitive at all. Blizzard is working on at least...
Sorry, miss, you're just not as curious.

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: What’s the Lady in Red?

If there's one thing that's sparked more speculation than any other part of the Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood announcement, it's the rather enigmatic...
Stormy stormy storm-storm.

Final Fantasy XIV Fan Festival: Please Look Forward To It Q&A recap

Naoki Yoshida's catchphrase to the fans of Final Fantasy XIV is pretty much the perfect way to label a live question-and-answer session. The community...

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