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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Neverwinter prepares for the eighth Protector’s Jubilee starting on June 17

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The eponymous city in Neverwinter has some problems. Literally, the place is an adventure magnet, and that means it's constantly besieged by monsters, demons,...
Ah, no.

Lord of the Rings Online previews its new speedy and plodding progression servers

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Even as Lord of the Rings Online shuts down its underpopulated Ithil legendary server this week, Standing Stone Games is preparing to launch a...

SWG Legends begins Empire Day festivities, talks Bespin apartments and post-Bespin content

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With Bespin already a month in the rear-view mirror, it's patch day for Star Wars Galaxies Legends. The rogue server's update on Monday kicks...
Let's effin go

Swords of Legends Online offers up videos of its Ancestral Records gameplay

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Remember last week when Swords of Legends Online talked up its various gameplay modes in the Ancestral Records? Well, the good news is that...

E3 2021: EVE Online talks up the launch of its EVE Academy website

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EVE Online promised that it was going to talk about something during the PC Gaming Show portion of this year's E3, and sure enough,...

Warhammer Online rogue server Return of Reckoning previews new fan-built dungeon

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Once in a while the MMORPG subreddit plays host to some exclusive and unique reveals for our genre - for instance, the devs of...

Fight or Kite: Leafling Online is a retro-inspired action MMO for PvPers – and grinders

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When I spied our recent article on Leafling Online, I almost immediately jumped in. It’s currently in early access, but studio Celtaria Productions claims...

The Elder Scrolls Online brings back a free trial of its ESO Plus subscription this week

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Did the reveals from E3 pique your interest in The Elder Scrolls Online? Did you happen to miss out on the last time the...
Whaling on the moon.

Wisdom of Nym: Speculating about the mechanics of Final Fantasy XIV’s Reaper way too early

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So! Last week, I speculated about Sage in what will almost certainly be incorrect predictions regarding the job's mechanics and overall playstyle. Was this...

Crowfall’s latest Q&A covers the roadmap before and after launch

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The June ACE Q&A video from Crowfall is online, and you'll never guess what J. Todd Coleman and Thomas Blair had to talk about....

Ashes of Creation fields fan questions about combat, classes, content challenge, PvP, and social interactions

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Yesterday, creative director Steven Sharif joined with the MMORPG subreddit's community rep Protobear to answer several fan questions about Ashes of Creation, which ran...

New World offers a brief explanation of Expeditions in newest video

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Care to take a delve into the Expeditions of New World? Then perhaps you'll enjoy the game's latest video, which offers a look at...

PSA: LOTRO’s Ithil progression server players have until June 15 to log in to their characters before shutdown

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Consider this a friendly reminder prompted by SSG's own friendly reminder of the impending shutdown of the Ithil progression server in Lord of the...

The Daily Grind: How do you introduce friends to old MMORPGs?

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Whoever said that teachers teach because they can't do has never tried to teach someone new how to play an old MMORPG. Holy crap,...

MMO Week in Review: MMOs are back

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I don't know about you folks, but I feel as if I'm barely treading water when it comes to keeping up with all the...

The MOP Up: Guild Wars 2 organizes new player tips thread

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If you're getting into Guild Wars 2 for the first time or can actually admit that you don't know everything about the game, there's...

E3 2021: Sea of Thieves kicks off season three with Pirates of the Caribbean collab A Pirate’s Life

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I can't be the only person who's been watching Sea of Thieves' lack of content lately and wondered what the heck Rare is doing...

E3 2021: Elder Scrolls Online announces Waking Flame and Deadlands, Fallout 76 plans Steel Reign and The Pitt

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The Xbox-plus-Bethsoft E3 games showcase held a bit of news for MMO players, if you can rip your eyeballs away from Starfield long enough...

PSO2 New Genesis wrestles with server lag and unhappy players post-launch

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So, how has your time in Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis been? Personally speaking, I've enjoyed myself quite a bit but also have...

One Shots: The emperor’s new cosmetics

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"Ever had one of those dreams where you’re declared the sultana’s champion at a royal banquet in FFXIV and realize you aren’t wearing pants?"...

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