Events

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ArcheAge is turning four years old in the west with events and a fun infographic

ArcheAge has made it to four years here in the west, and Trion has big plans - including an event and a...
Evil Shooter Squad, ahoy!

Check out the BlizzCon attendee swag before you catch the pre-show kickoff

Like Christmas, BlizzCon is arriving earlier every year. Yes, the actual convention doesn't start until late October, but there's a pre-show kickoff event...

Aion is turning nine with a truckton of cake and experience bonuses

Awww yeah, who wants some cake. Because it's just about cake day in Aion. Starting tomorrow, NCsoft West is kicking off Aion's 9th...

Pokemon Go concludes Global Research Challenge with Ultra Bonus Event

Over the past few months, Pokemon Go players have been hard at work assisting Professor Willow with his Global Research Challenge, which is...

Pirate101 teases quest finder and expanded inventory as Wizard101 gears up for Empyrea part two

Wizard101 has been getting all the attention lately, what with its 10th birthday party festivities and all, but its younger sibling

League of Legends announces Odyssey PvE event

Riot is bringing PvE back to League of Legends with a new event, Odyssey, which will see players boarding Jinx's spaceship, the...

DragonCon 2018: On SMITE’s studio split, new god teases, and (no) permanent adventures

Once I knew I'd be able to attend a SMITE panel and interview devs at DragonCon 2018, I knew the first question I...

Chronicles of Elyria update shows off new art assets, progresses Searing Plague world event

Soulbound Studios is getting crafty in the latest update for its in-development MMO Chronicles of Elyria, as it displays some of the...

Lord of the Rings Online’s Harnkegger Games event list announced, music contest registration open

Lord of the Rings Online's yearly Harnkegger Games are once again upon us, and the player organizers have released the list of...

The MOP Up: Champions Online’s month-long anniversary bash (September 9, 2018)

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...

PAX West 2018: The PWE gauntlet of Neverwinter and Torchlight

If you had told me five years ago that Perfect World Entertainment would not only own but make many of the games that...

DragonCon 2018: Secret World Legends is finally getting a new scenario

Since the inception of scenarios back in The Secret World, there has always been a promise of more to come. And now, that promise...

Massively Overthinking: Massively OP’s PAX West 2018 awards and poll

Most of this year's PAX West content is finally finished, and while we're about to give MOP reporter Larry Everett a much-needed breather,...
Free me!

Black Desert and The Division are both free to play this weekend on Steam

There was a time when it was rare to be able to try out an MMO without buying it, but these days the majority...

Ashes of Creation kicks off its alpha 1 stress testing for top backers today

Stress testing for Ashes of Creation's alpha 1 is beginning today, according to a newsletter sent 'round to followers yesterday. "Alpha One is almost...

Albion Online patch brings minor changes and fixes

Multiplatform fantasy sandbox MMO Albion Online has received a small update today, bringing a few changes and fixes to the game. The changes...

PAX West 2018: How to win and lose at Dauntless

People actually lined up for Dauntless at PAX West 2018. I don't know if it was the placement of the booth, if...

Elder Scrolls Online announces September Twitch Drop schedule, addresses Xbox One HDR issues

Elder Scrolls Online has announced the Twitch Drop schedule for the first two weeks of September, giving players a chance to tune into...

Elite Dangerous’ Gnosis community storyline goes awry over ‘godmoding’

If Elite Dangerous has disappointed you with its handling of player events in the past, this week's situation probably isn't...

PAX West 2018: First impressions of PWE’s Remnant From the Ashes

Traditionally, massively multiplayer games do not have a large presence on the expo floor for PAX, but many studios had large booths with loud...

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