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MMO Week in Review: Daybreak, Funcom, and Tencent

Ah, the start of a new year: the best time for industry shake-ups. Last year's were pretty devastating, you'll recall. So far,...
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WRUP: Mikhail, the first vendor you see in town edition

Hello, friend! Would you like to trade? You'd like to sell? Seventeen ? Very good, here's your money! May you find good fortune in...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 256: Queens, vikings, and vampires

Justin, Bree, and Sam are on about MMO PvP this week, discussing all things New World, Albion Online, Elder Scrolls Online, ArcheAge, and Magic Legends, plus adventures in MMOs including Guild Wars 2 and Neverwinter.

MMO Week in Review: Elder Scrolls goes back to Skyrim, New World abolishes FFA PvP

I thought this week was going to be all about the reveal of Elder Scrolls Online's Greymoor chapter - who's up for vampire...
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WRUP: Advanced street-crossing techniques edition

The Backwards Banana: The... the what? What the heck is this? What do you want me to type here? Are you supposed to backflip...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 255: Girls, elementals, and other things that ruin MMOs

Justin and Bree discuss Magic Legends, Tarkov, World of Warcraft, Crowfall, Lost Ark, Elder Scrolls Online, and SWG Legends, with mailbag topics on how MMOs can avoid murderhobo gameplay and how to escape MMOs that suck you back in.

MMO Week in Review: Magic Legends seems less like an MMO by the day

It was a weird and twisty week in the MMO genre: We talked about Magic Legends' earth elemental butts and not-very-MMO-like state,...
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WRUP: How to use all the social media sites edition

Twitter: You have two options here. The first is that you can go around incessantly correcting people for things you think are errors based...

MassivelyOP’s complete 2019 awards debrief and annual recap

As we did in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, today I'm going to recap our annual awards and other meta...

It’s Always Sunny’s Rob McElhenney stars in MMO dev comedy Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet

A new comedy series is coming to Apple TV+ subscribers that might interest MMORPG fans and fans of the comedy series It's Always Sunny...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 254: New year mysteries

Justin and Bree discuss Ashes of Creation, Camelot Unchained, Guild Wars, the Bless franchise, City of Heroes, LOTRO, SWG Legends, and The Witcher, with mailbag topics on CoH on console, PlanetSide's mismanagement, and a celebratory haiku that prompts some follow-up site discussion!

Grab an Ironsight Zigzag Booster Pack from Gamigo and MOP

Gamigo's open beta multiplayer shooter Ironsight has followed up its Steam launch ahead of the holidays with a new community event called Bounty...

MMO Week in Review: Welcome to the 2020s, MMO fans

Welp, we made it, we're here, we're now in the midst of a fourth decadal bracket of MMORPGs. Yay us! Don't imagine for a...

Star Citizen SOCS socks promise to revolutionize foot warming in the first quarter of 2020

You can wear your heart on your sleeve regarding Star Citizen, but everyone kind of expects that. What you really want to do...

MassivelyOP’s Weirdest MMO Stories of 2019: Transmedia sub synergy

Today we're finishing off our countdown of Massively OP's weirdest MMORPG stories of 2019! Coming in at #1 on our list is...
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WRUP: My fantasy football season results edition

Drafts: Was asked multiple times by the lads whether or not I knew anything about football and repeatedly insisted that I did. My first pick...

MassivelyOP’s Weirdest MMO Stories of 2019: Gamer goo

Today we're continuing our countdown of Massively OP's weirdest MMORPG stories of 2019! Coming in at #2 on our list is... Gamer-oriented...

The best MassivelyOP community Daily Grinds of 2019

Last year, I counted it up: The first Daily Grind on Massively was written on November 3rd, 2007, one day after Old Massively...

Leaderboard: What’s the most vulnerable Daybreak MMO in 2020?

It's become a bit of an unhappy tradition here on MOP to take stock of Daybreak at the start of every year, due in...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2020

All right, 2019. We're done with you. We're moving on. We're in a whole new decade. We've got a brand-new year full of new...

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