MMORPG

MMORPGs are massively multiplayer online roleplaying games, our core focus here on Massively OP. MMORPGs are traditionally differentiated from mere multiplayer games by their persistent worlds, massive playerbases and/or servers, customizable character development, and always-online status. [Follow the MMORPG category’s RSS feed]

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Final Fantasy XIV wraps up its Shadowbringers creation documentary while preparing for patch 5.25

A big chunk of Final Fantasy XIV gameplay involves re-fighting familiar content. If you play the game, you know that. The final documentary...

Legends of Aria’s $19.99 Dark Sorcery DLC has officially launched

It didn't quite make its original March deadline, but it came damn close: Early access MMORPG Legends of Aria has officially launched

COVID-19 roundup: Final Fantasy MMORPG disruptions, Xbox Series X release, and philanthropy from Sony and Albion Online

Yes, we're doing another roundup of stories from the novel coronavirus' impact on our slice of the gaming pie. This one, though, has some...
Donkeys cannot use horse gear.

Black Desert’s guild event gets exploited all up in its face

When there's a will, there's a way. And when the devs overlook something that can be abused, there's an exploit waiting to happen. Black...

A fan-made Guild Wars 2 dating sim is arriving on Friday to support charity

How would you like to enjoy some amusing Guild Wars 2 dating options without having to actually log in to Guild Wars 2...

The Stream Team: Celebrating First Contact Day in Star Trek Online and the Borg

Star Trek Online fans are very familiar with the celebration of First Contact Day, and Massively OP's MJ is ready to join the festivities....

Fallout 76 PC players can scoop up a game copy on Steam – for free

So here's a nice surprise: We knew Fallout 76 was coming to Steam, but we didn't know that existing players could claim...

Perfect Ten: MMOs that were ahead of their time

Timing is, as they say, everything. A good idea presented at the wrong time (and perhaps in the wrong way) might fizzle hard when...
This mailbox is mine.

Vague Patch Notes: Chronicles of Elyria’s road to nowhere

I honestly cannot stop thinking about Chronicles of Elyria. Not in the sense of surprise, mind you; this was pretty much one of...
Very, very, very late.

Phantasy Star Online 2 confirms that the PC version is still arriving this spring

There are people playing the official North American version of Phantasy Star Online 2 right now, but only on the Xbox One. The...

EVE Online players to face massive invasion in the Eclipse quadrant

The EVE Online universe faced a terrifying invasion in 2019 as the Triglavian Collective began sending vast fleets from their homes in...
The shooter shoots.

Elyon aka Ascent Infinite Realm ‘pivot’ is confirmed by western publisher Kakao

Yesterday, we covered the news from the Korean beta that Ascent: Infinite Realm was being rebranded with a new name, along with...

EVE Evolved: EVE Online’s Loyalty to Lowsec update shakes up Faction Warfare

Between the relative safe haven of EVE Online's high-security star systems and the lawless depths of nullsec where alliances play ping-pong with titans,...

Space MMORTS Starborne is a ‘go’ for open beta

Space: It's pretty big. And cold. Also, hot. Also, it smells like burnt metal. Also, it's the setting for Solid Clouds' MMORTS,

ArcheAge, RIFT, Trove, and more Gamigo MMOs launch a reforestation charity initiative

Gamigo is announcing a big charity project today with Eden Reforestation Projects, which will raise money to plant trees all over the world...
There's a well on the hill.

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite place to just hang out in an MMO?

Either we all wind up with time spent in MMOs wherein you're just hanging out or I am singularly bad at managing my time,...

Albion Online wants to boost players’ ‘incentives for backstabbing and going to war’

Over the last few months, Albion Online's Sandbox Interactive has continued its push to rebalance the endgame meta - specifically, the power and...
I'll never let go, Jack. I'll never let go.

Prosperous Universe prepares to give population more punch with the Populous update

The next major update to Prosperous Universe has been dubbed Populous, and it's all about population... except in some ways, it might...

Skyforge’s Aelion Day anniversary event asks players to fulfill prophecies for rewards

Why would players challenge themselves to fulfill a prophecy? To face a destiny ordained on paper? Is it fame? Glory? Redemption? In Skyforge,...

APB Reloaded discusses its Easter event and beta testing for the Unreal Engine upgrade

APB Reloaded has a lot of pots boiling right now and they'd like to share what's cooking with you, so let's get...

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