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Massively OP Podcast Episode 242: And then Blizzard said, ‘Hold my beer’

Justin, Bree, and Eliot discuss the Blizzard boytcott and fiasco, the Daybreak layoffs, Shroud of the Avatar's sell-off, the Guild Wars 2 hacker piece, and a few happier stories too.

MMO Week in Review: So BlizzCon in a couple of weeks is gonna be interesting

This week, Blizzard shot itself in the foot and then waited a few days and shot itself in the other foot...
This is like my phone.

WRUP: All of my cell phone’s notification sounds edition

Email (Work): The sound of a man smashing his fist through a plate-glass window followed by a series of epithets making it entirely...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 241: The MMO industry reshuffles its deck

Justin and Bree are joined by Gamigo's Merv Lee Kwai aka Khrolan for a sponsored interview on ArcheAge Unchained, plus news on Guild Wars 2, Funcom's Tencent investment, Red Dead Online on PC, Raph Koster's new MMORPG, and adventures in WoW and City of Heroes.

MMO Week in Review: Red Dead Online, Funcom, ArenaNet, and Koster’s next big thing

It was no September 6th, 2018 - an historic day when we had four major MMORPG news stories all piled in the span...
We all began with good intents.

Ask Mo: Second chances, hate wagons, and the MMORPG grudge game

Today's Ask Mo is not really about comment moderation, but it's where I want to start. Over the years of trying to cat-herd Massively...
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WRUP: Cynthia’s report about hedgehogs has raised some concerns among the faculty edition

Look, Cynthia is a bright eight-year old. All of us know that. But the thing is... well, some of us among the faculty have...

Enter to win a TERA-themed PS4 console from En Masse and MOP (open to NA/EU!)

We've got a truly awesome giveaway lined up today: To celebrate MMORPG TERA, we've partnered with En Masse to give one lucky MOP...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 240: Hypergank!

Justin and Bree discuss Star Citizen, Zenith, Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, WoW, and SWG, with mailbag entries on true MMO difficulty and cyberpunk MMOs.

Snag an Ashes of Creation Apocalypse Swordbrand Cloak from Intrepid and MOP

In celebration of the launch of Ashes of Creation's Apocalypse battle royale mode into early access, Intrepid Studios has granted Massively OP a...

MMO Week in Review: Astellia Online has officially launched

Astellia Online launched this weekend after a week in head-start, marking what might be the biggest new MMO to hit western shores all...
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WRUP: Things Kyle’s mom does not actually let him do edition

Stay up as late as he wants: Kyle's mom has a bedtime for him that's actually earlier than yours. Kyle is just a little......

Enter to win a Star Trek Online PC Science Intel bundle in honor of Awakening’s launch

With Star Trek Online's Awakening expansion now out in the wild on PC, PWE has kindly granted Massively OP a bunch of...
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Massively OP Podcast Episode 239: Astellia ascending

Justin and Bree discuss Astellia, Guild Wars 2, ArcheAge Unchained, WoW, LOTRO, PlanetSide Arena, and Project Gorgon, with a mailbag topic on making gaming more productive (or not).

Grab a Closers gift package in honor of Seth’s launch courtesy of En Masse and MOP!

In celebration of the release of Seth in Closers, En Masse has granted Massively OP a stack of keys for a gift package...

MMO Week in Review: A new spin on Guild Wars 2 nostalgia

Guild Wars 2 captured hearts and minds this week with the rollout of Bound by Blood, the first part of the game's...
Thanks, I hate it.

WRUP: Has the whole world gone crazy checklist edition

STEP 1: Assessing the world Does the world appear to have gone crazy? If YES, go to Step 2 If NO, CHECKLIST COMPLETE STEP 2: Assessing the cause...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 238: Ten years of free-to-play

Justin and Bree discuss DDO, Bless, Book of Travels, Star Trek Online, City of Heroes, WoW Classic & Retail, Guild Wars 2, and LOTRO, with mailbag topics on static endgames and genre labels.

Harvard Business Review uses EVE Online corps for a study on country of origin and company structure

When the Harvard Business Review wanted to run a study on how people's place of origin affects how they structure a company, it homed...

MMO Week in Review: Bless goes dark, Star Trek Online awakens

I was thinking last week was a bit thin on MMO news, but I'm so glad I do this weekly recap because it's proved...

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