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WRUP: The song of Demon Joe who thought an axe was a sword edition

Sit down my friends, and hear a tale of a demon they named Joe, It's a lame name for a demon, I think, but that's...

Massively Overthinking: Showing up vs. showing off in MMOs

Last week's Daily Grind about ambient sociability got a lot of MMO gamers talking about that desire to have people around, even if...

Enter to win a digital copy of one of the Unofficial Legend of The Secret World novels!

Back in October, we covered the heart-warming story of a Secret World Legends player who wrote a novel based on the game's IP....

Massively OP Podcast Episode 208: Blizzard’s chilly forecast

Justin and Bree discuss Blizzard's troubles, New World, Star Citizen, Guild Wars 1, Tibia, RIFT, Elder Scrolls Online, and Astroneer, with mailbag questions on WoWfugees and the abandonment of Diablo III.
Help.

WRUP: Movies you could not make today edition

Casablanca: Humphrey Bogart is exceptionally dead and thus can no longer star in this movie, which means that it would no longer have its...

Grab a Conqueror’s Blade closed beta key from My.com and MOP

My.com's MMO Conqueror's Blade is kicking off stage 1 of its closed beta today, and we've got keys to get you in! "Conqueror’s Blade...

Enter to win a Star Trek Online PC Mirror Escort Carrier, NX Light Escort, and elite services starter pack

With Star Trek Online's Mirror of Discovery out and live and launched, PWE has kindly granted Massively OP a bunch of goodies to...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 207: Bunny girls throughout Eorzea

Justin and Bree discuss Final Fantasy XIV, Guild Wars 2, Legends of Aria, RuneScape, Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, and Warframe, with mailbag topics on MMO endgames and battle royale modes in MMOs.

MMO Week in Review: Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers’ new class and race, Fortnite’s mega concert

Final Fantasy XIV stole the weekend if not the week by dropping a ton of new Shadowbringers info at the Paris Fan...
Kittens!

WRUP: Superpositional mockery edition

Good morning, dear readers. At this time, one of two things has happened. The first possibility is that I was up to watch the...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 206: This is our Anthem

Justin and Bree discuss MMO character creation systems, the Anthem demo mess, Ragnarok 2's abrupt development end, WoW's new raid, Daybreak's EverQuest franchise plans, Last Oasis, and Fallout 76, with mailbag questions on needlessly complicated MMOs and subs for maintenance mode games.
Sure, whatever.

WRUP: See the astonishing Amazo, the Magician With a Gun edition

Come one, come all, especially come if you're part of the police! It's the astonishing Amazo, the magician who enhances his magical mysteries by...

The Daily Grind: Do you approach all MMOs with PvP as ‘PvP games’?

I saw a thought-provoking exchange on Reddit this week that's too good to sit on. It was in a thread for an MMORPG in...

Leaderboard: Are you all-in for Elder Scrolls Online’s Elsweyr?

Elder Scrolls Online's Elsweyr is not exactly what I wanted - I'm a Hammerfell and Morrowind girl - but we already got Morrowind,...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 205: Dragons and other MMO rarities

Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online's Elsweyr, Breach, Nexon, ArcheAge, Pantheon, FFXIV, SWG Legends, CrossCode, and the harms of early access.

Grab a free key for Wild Terra from Juvty and MOP

Looking for something to play on today's holiday? How about Wild Terra? The isometric sandbox has recently patch in a patch to tweak...

MMO Week in Review: Elder Scrolls Online’s Elsweyr chapter heralds five months of cat memes

I wouldn't go calling Elder Scrolls Online's Khajiit catgirls and catboys to their faces, but we're sure to be tempted this summer when...
When you really want to fight over things, you can find reasons.

WRUP: Reasons why you have angered the minotaurs edition

You have angered the minotaur. That was dumb. If you already know why you have angered this minotaur (and, by extension, the remainder of...
this is fine

Nexon founder’s controlling shares in the company are now officially up for sale

Remember how Nexon's founder and 98.64% share holder Kim Jung-ju made it clear early this month that he was looking into selling his...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 204: SpatialOS spasms

Justin and Bree discuss the Unity vs. SpatialOS showdown, the Destiny 2 Activision split and investigation, Elite's massive event, big updates for Guild Wars 2, FFXIV, and LOTRO, plus our adventures in ESO, LOTRO, SWG, and DDO, and reader mail on games that don't click with you, the MMOs we'd like to see built, and video game eyeballs.

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