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WRUP: Photos I will skip over on my phone’s camera roll as we talk edition

A blurry shot of my feet that will be excused with "oh, not that one." Seventeen pictures of my cats. A picture of an...

Grab a Fiesta Online mount and costume voucher in honor of Realm of the Gods

Back in August, we covered the news that Gamigo's Fiesta Online had released an expansion called Realm of the Gods, and as we noted,...

MMO Week in Review: Elyon’s delay, Crowfall’s layoffs, New World’s beta

We got a bit of bad news this week from two fledgling MMOs: Crowfall suffered a round of layoffs that the studio has attempted...

WRUP: Words we don’t use here edition

Crazy. Argyle. Pomegranate. Tepid. Moist. Gassy. Fastidious. Molten. Gushing. Terrorized. Liquid. Hamburger. Clown. Webbed. Limpid. Inconsolable. Guilty. Seventeen. Magnanimous. Train. Overview. Comprehend. Masticate. Evangelize....

Grab a key for Eden Falling’s ongoing closed alpha 2 courtesy of Razor Edge Games and MOP

Yesterday, Razor Edge Games kicked off phase two of its closed alpha for Eden Falling, the "multiplayer sci-fi turn-based strategic survival RPG" we've had...

MMO Week in Review: Lost Ark’s delay, WoW’s carrot on a stick

This week, Lost Ark delayed its launch into next year, freeing up your MMO autumn for the likes of New World of Final Fantasy...

WRUP: Kylie stole my lightsaber edition

All right, Master. You're angry. I understand that. I'm angry, too. Not at you, obviously, but at the situation. See, I know that you're...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 337: Desperation is a good look on you

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, WoW and the Blizzard scandal, Fallout 76, DokeV and New World at Gamescom, Daybreak, TitanReach, and Into the Echo.

MMO Week in Review: WoW is a day late and a dollar short

I remember remarking a few years back during the Daybreak Columbus Nova fiasco that I was genuinely astonished to realize that MMO studio reps...
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WRUP: Testing your HQ (ham quotient) edition

1. Do you like ham? a. Yes, I enjoy ham. b. I like ham more than the usual amount c. I like ham less than the usual...

Grab a Skydome starter pack key courtesy of Gamigo and MOP

Skydome is Gamigo's latest multiplayer title; it's a 4v4 multiplayer hybrid MOBA/tower defense title that just hit early access. To celebrate the release and...
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MMO Week in Review: World of Warships’ blunder, Elyon’s beta

Has World of Warships ever made it into the MMO Week in Review before? We don't think so, not even that time when Steven...

Complete coverage of Blizzard’s sexual discrimination and harassment scandal

In the summer of 2021, Activision-Blizzard made headlines when the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing filed a civil rights and equal pay...
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WRUP: Clipping edition

If you no longer wish to attend our sporting event, we are sorry, but the doors are sealed to prevent anyone from reaching the...

Grab a free key for Elyon’s second closed beta, launching August 18

Elyon, the MMO we've been watching every since it first entered our radar as Ascent: Infinite Realm, is launching its second closed beta test...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 335: Farewell Astellia

Justin and Bree discuss Astellia Online, Guild Wars 2, Blizzard, and No Man's Sly, with adventures in LOTRO and FFXIV, plus mailbag topics on Diablo's sudden spotlight and the fate of the Blizzard name.

MMO Week in Review: Astellia Online gives up, Guild Wars 2 gets classy

Classy as in elite specs, that is. Yes, Guild Wars 2 fully revealed its first three End of Dragons elite specs this week, making...

WRUP: Forward and back edition

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Massively OP Podcast Episode 334: New World’s fourth delay

Justin and Bree discuss Bless Unleashed's PC launch, Blizzard's financials and Brack's departure, New World's latest delay, Dungeon and Dragons Online, the gender and survey, with adventures in Ship of Heroes, LOTRO, FFXIV, Albion, CoH, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on deadly difficulty in LOTRO and why FFXIV has become the landing zone for WoW refugees.
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MMO Week in Review: New World’s delay, Bless Unleashed’s launch, Blizzard’s dumpster fire

Doesn't it feel as if J. Allen Brack stepping down as head of Blizzard was a long time ago? But it was only Tuesday,...