The category collects all of our more meta features and posts, like The Daily Grind, letters to the editor, and posts about the state-of-the-site. [Follow this category’s RSS feed]

US Congressman uses campaign funds for Steam games, man allegedly uses PS4 to sell cocaine

I'm not one to provide a counterpoint to the delight that is Massively Uplifting, but there are also times when video gaming news...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 249: Houses and Ponies Online

Justin and Bree discuss EverQuest, EverQuest II, Trove, Guild Wars 2, Book of Travels, Star Citizen, and LOTRO, with mailbag topics on temporary hardcore MMO servers and PvE vs. PvP sandboxes.

MMO Week in Review: Black Friday business model shenanigans

Welp, we're in the home stretch of 2019 now, folks, and if you thought that MMO studios would hunker down and ride out the...
The monkeys know.

WRUP: New conspiracy theories for Winter 2019 to Spring 2020 edition

Seltzer is just denatured alcohol that has been yelled at by professional Yell Masters. It's why White Claws taste good. (If you think they...

MassivelyOP’s 2019 MMO swag gift guide

The Black Friday is upon us! (Angels and ministers of grace defend us!) Outside there are winter storms, flu viruses, and holiday traffic. But...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 248: Saying farewell to Aradune

Bree and Justin mourn Brad McQuaid, dip into Guild Wars 2, side-eye Stadia, imagine 20 more years of LOTRO, and enjoy watching EVE Online and Star Citizen's cons fight. Plus we tackle two mailbag questions about MMO genre positivity and playing solo in MMOs.
tappa tappa tappa

MassivelyOP’s 2019 gift guide for the PC hardware aficionado

With the holidays coming up - Black Friday chief among them! - you're surely thinking about what PC upgrades will keep you entertained through...

MMO Week in Review: Saluting fallen devs, watching sci-fi MMOs fight

It's been a week, fam. The MMORPG genre weathered one of its worst tragedies, losing two developers in the span of just a few...
This might have.

WRUP: Which ingredients in your burrito have angered the Bog Witch edition

Cilantro: The Bog Witch doesn't like cilantro. She hates explaining that to people because people are always asking her if it tastes like soap...

Scoop up your very own RIFT 5th Anniversary Racing Snail from Gamigo and MOP!

If you missed out on RIFT's 5th anniversary a few years back and don't have the account-wide Racing Snail mount, then heads-up because...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 247: Shopping for MMO guilds

Justin and Bree discuss Dark Age of Camelot, Path of Exile, DDO, WoW Classic, FFXIV on Xbox One, and Anthem, with a sponsored segment on Kingdom Under Fire 2, and mailbag topics on the feel of old MMOs and shopping for guilds.

Grab an adorable Vigo companion and free sub time in our Skyforge Ocean Invasion giveaway!

Skyforge! Skyforge is the MMO I forgot when I was rattling off a list of MMORPGs that have made the jump from PC...

MMO Week in Review: Crimson Desert and Path of Exile 2

Korean powerhouse Pearl Abyss dropped a bombshell this week by announcing multiple new MMORPGs, including Crimson Desert, a full-scale AAA MMO due to...
We also like making you get dumb things!

WRUP: Nearby parallel universe directory edition

Index 47289983-BBA-4683: Ducks do not quack but sing the Ghostbusters theme song. Index 47289983-BBA-4684: The Ghostbusters theme song is just ducks quacking. Index 47289983-BBA-4685: Stan Lee...
All the things.

Betawatch: Pearl Abyss announces all the things

Remember when Riot Games was all like "ha ha, we're going to announce all the titles ever, eat that?" Pearl Abyss looked at that...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 246: When rock bands play MMORPGs

Justin and Bree discuss Blizzard and Square's financials, WoW, LOTRO, Pearl Abyss, EverQuest II, AQ3D, with adventures in LOTRO, WoW, and SWG, and mailbag topics on optional subs and Blizzard's lessons.

MMO Week in Review: Ending LOTRO’s Black Book of Mordor

Lord of the Rings Online put a capstone on the Black Book of Mordor storyline this past week with the launch of its...
Be kind

WRUP: All the words from the Wikipedia entry on ‘Garbage’ starting with the letter D edition

Discarded due does disposal discard describe discards discard distinctions disposed divided derived down dry dry distinction describe dry discarded days dry dissipated discarded designed...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 245: BlizzContrite

Justin and Bree discuss BlizzCon 2019, Blizzard's apology, WoW Shadowlands, Overwatch 2, Diablo 4, Ship of Heroes, Camelot Unchained, and Final Fantasy XIV, with a mailbag question on MMO housing preferences.

Crowfall gets a nod in HBO’s comedy Silicon Valley

Today in "weird crossovers that we really didn't expect to happen," the throne war MMO Crowfall was referenced in and even used for...