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Overwatch’s beta starts on October 27

Blizzard has announced that Overwatch's beta will begin on October 27th. The company is dividing testers into two groups: a closed beta...

ArcheAge has been live for 1,000 days in Korea; here’s a trailer

ArcheAge recently celebrated its 1,000th day as a live game in Korea. Developer XLGAMES published a trailer to mark the occasion, which is...

Elite Lord of Alliance is in beta as of today

Elite Lord of Alliance, or ELOA if you'd prefer, has begun its initial beta test. Webzen sent out a press release earlier...

Stick and Rudder: The best bits of Star CitizenCon 2015

Wow, so, where to start with this week's Stick and Rudder? I guess I picked the wrong time for a vacation, and shame on...

Overwatch debuts on Twitch this week

Curious about Overwatch? If so, you'll probably want to watch Blizzard's Twitch channel on Thursday, October 15th. The studio will air 90...

The Crew’s expansion to feature monthly tourney, player-created missions

The Crew's first expansion is coming on November 17th, and Ubisoft has dropped a looooong post on its website that examines the...

Not So Massively: Star Citizen’s map is amazing (October 12, 2015)

Online gaming and e-sports are getting bigger by the day, and there are literally hundreds of popular online games out there that don’t really...

You can kill people with trees in Worlds Adrift

Bossa Studios' new Worlds Adrift title already seemed rather ambitious. With a recent dev blog, though, the studio admitted to the lofty...

Skyforge is getting additional PvP modes at some point

Skyforge North American producer Aaron "Legatus" Biedma has penned a new producer letter that's posted on the game's official website. Biedma says...
It, uh... works?

Ub3rgames wants to reboot classic Darkfall

The long and checkered history of Darkfall has taken an interesting turn thanks to Darkfall: New Dawn, a project that aims to...
In the grim darkness of whatever, blah blah explosions.

Eternal Crusade’s alpha is meant as a dry run of the live experience

Are you of the mind that Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade jumped into alpha a little bit too early? A new state of...

Daybreak’s Jens Andersen says PlanetSide 2 ‘is really struggling’

Daybreak Executive Creative Director Jens Andersen admitted on Reddit that PlanetSide 2 isn't doing as well as it should: "The game...

Funcom asks bondholders to defer company debts

As we've reported previously, Funcom's financials aren't in the best of shape, and as of this morning, the company is appealing to its bondholders to...

The Daily Grind: Are you going to play Squadron 42?

A whole bunch of Star Citizen-related stuff happened this past weekend, and I've got a lot of catching up to do since I...

The MOP Up: Skyforge’s new raid (October 11, 2015)

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...

MMO Mechanics: Three ways non-MMO IPs could create great mechanics

I really enjoy being a guest on Larry Everett's video series Massively Opinionated, a series in which MMO enthusiasts answer some tough...
Make My MMO

Make My MMO: Divergence Online takes Steam by storm (October 10, 2015)

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, Divergence Online landed on Steam Greenlight, bolstering its ongoing Indiegogo campaign by rocketing to #15 on...

RuneScape took down 1.4 million bots last year

RuneScape's customer service team has lined up for its very own horn-tooting infographic, and if the stats are accurate, the team deserves those...

The Game Archaeologist: Dark Sun Online

Computer RPG players in the late '80s and early '90s were surely familiar with Strategic Simulations, Inc. (SSI) and its now-famous Gold...
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Betawatch: Camelot Unchained begins beta next year (October 9, 2015)

The good news is that Camelot Unchained will indeed be hitting the shores of the land of betas. The bad news? It's...

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