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Massively OP’s 2018 Awards: Biggest MMO Industry Disappointment of 2018

Massively Overpowered's end-of-the-year 2018 awards continue today with our award for Biggest MMO Industry Disappointment, which was awarded to the sad death of Marvel...
Our Hero

WRUP: Excerpt from the diary of Sir Harris Bellweather, farting explorer edition

...It was at this late hour, with our nightly feast of beans fading into pungent memory, that the watchman sighted land off the larboard...

Massively OP’s 2018 Awards: Worst MMO Business Model of 2018

Massively Overpowered's end-of-the-year 2018 awards continue today with our award for the MMO with the Worst Business Model, which was awarded to Star Citizen...

Massively Overthinking: Our favorite MMO stories of 2018

We've got a lot of awards going out over the next couple of weeks about the "best" and "biggest" of this and that. But...

Massively OP’s 2018 Awards: Best MMO Trend of 2018

Massively Overpowered's end-of-the-year 2018 awards continue today with our award for the Best MMO Trend of 2018, which was awarded to the trend of...

Massively OP’s 2018 Awards: Best MMO Business Model of 2018

Massively Overpowered's end-of-the-year 2018 awards continue today with our award for the MMO with the Best Business Model, which was awarded jointly to World...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 200: Daybreak strikes back

Justin and Bree celebrate 200 episodes with discussion on site memories, plus Daybreak, Wildcard's Atlas, Ashes of Creation, Warframe, LOTRO and DDO, and Path of Exile, with mailbag topics on finding time to game and how studios should manage hype.

Snag a MU Online, MU Legend, C9, Flyff, or Rappelz gift in Webzen’s Winter 2018 giveaway

Webzen is celebrating the multi-week winter holidays this year with a round of bonus events across its whole catalogue of MMOs, including...

China’s Online Games Ethics Committee lifts year-long ‘freeze’ on game licenses but bars multiple games

As MMO players will recall, in March of this year, the Chinese government put a freeze on reviewing and approving video games for...

Massively OP’s 2018 Awards: Biggest MMO Surprise of 2018

Massively Overpowered's end-of-the-year 2018 awards continue today with our award for the Biggest MMO Surprise of 2018, which is a new meta-award for MOP...

Massively OP’s 2018 Awards: Most Underrated MMO of 2018

Welcome everybody to Massively Overpowered's end-of-the-year 2018 awards! Every year, we poll our writers about the best and worst MMOs, stories, studios, and trends...

MMO Week in Review: Daybreak’s sad holiday tidings

Daybreak's latest round of mass layoffs Friday put a damper on a week that wasn't all bad, not even for Daybreak itself, as we...
This should be easier.

WRUP: Tips for stealing food from the people one table over in the restaurant if that’s your deal edition

Tip 1: Make sure the people one table over in the restaurant have actually ordered their food. If you try to steal it and...

Massively Overthinking: The best and worst MMO developer quotes of 2018

It's become a tradition on Massively OP to include among our end-of-the-year roundups and editorials and retrospectives a run-down of our favorite - and least favorite - MMO dev quotes of the year, be they obscure, poignant, or just plain dumb. So once again, for this week's Massively Overthinking, I've asked our staff to offer up those quotes and then reflect on what we from the year and reflect on just what we've learned from them.

Ask Mo: The hits and misses of Massively OP’s 2018 predictions

As we do every year, today we're going to peek back at the horrifying outcomes of last year's MOP staff predictions for the genre and the games within it to determine how well we did. After all, what would be the fun of making predictions if we couldn't giggle over our guesses a year later? So did we nail it or fail it? And did you fare better? Let's find out.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 199: Delay after delay

Justin and Bree discuss delays and do-overs for Project Nova, Path of Exile, Fractured, and Blades, plus WildStar's sunset, Red Dead Online, and Fallout 76's many messes, with mailbag questions on keeping up with new MMOs and combat-free titles.

The Daily Grind: What’s the meanest thing you can say about an MMO you adore?

A couple of months ago, I did a Daily Grind asking folks to find something nice to say about MMOs they hate. It...
It's a car.

WRUP: Introducing some new garbage you can buy edition

Folks, how long has it been since you bought something? Is it long enough that you're starting to actually examine your life and ask...

Rockstar partners with fashion label for Red Dead Redemption 2-inspired fashion line

If the release of Red Dead Redemption 2 (and as of this week, Red Dead Online) has you wanting a little more...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 198: Manatee… in… spaaace!

Justin and Bree discuss Blizzard, LOTRO, Fallout 76, Star Citizen, H1Z1, City of Heroes, Elite Dangerous, Legends of Aria, and computer upgrades.

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