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]

Ship of Heroes preps June test run with new animations and better performance

It's June, folks, and you know what that means: Ship of Heroes' promised next test. "Today is June 1st and we said we are...
The other side.

Wisdom of Nym: So, if there is a Final Fantasy XVI…

It's been about a year since I wrote about Naoki Yoshida's mystery project, which still has not actually been announced in any way...

Camelot Unchained works on bug squashing in preparation for its RvR scenario test

The month of May has seen the shoes of Camelot Unchained's developers coated in bug guts. The weekly Top Tenish report details...

Phantasy Star Online 2 is a fun treasure buried under antique contrivances and inconveniences

When I first booted up Phantasy Star Online 2, the only way to get to a suite of visual options that included making...

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen showcases animation syncing and how certain stats can affect storylines

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen has a couple of things to show you. Video things. Two video things. Two video things about combat...

Desert Oasis: Recapping Black Desert’s Heidel Ball, from backstage to balancing

One of the complications of playing playing Black Desert is that it operates on UTC. Since I live in California, aka the center...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends shows off Bespin, paves the way for Empire Day 2020

Things are still being updated in the rogue server known as Star Wars Galaxies Legends in 2020, and the latest community transmission...

Guild Wars 2 players have a wedding in-game after their real-life one is postponed

We all know that the pandemic put the kibosh on a whole lot of larger events, but we also have seen lots of smaller...
Or not. We could not.

The Daily Grind: What was the most disappointing MMO launch you’ve ever experienced?

I'm pretty sure that yes, Phantasy Star Online 2 is the worst and most disappointing MMO launch I've ever gone through. That means that...

MMO Week in Review: Greymoor, No Quarter, and the PSO2 clowncar

This week - along with the rest of 2020 - is not being kind to the world, but for MMOs, it's not been wholly...

Indie MMO One Hour One Life’s latest update annihilates nearly all of its reported issues

The indie sandbox MMO One Hour One Life has made a lot of strides recently, with the game continuing to crank out new...

The MOP Up: Second Life’s super expensive brothel

It's not every week that my editor marches up to me and demands that I cover virtual brothels as headlining stories, but this did...

World of Warcraft offers up a new short story about a… poetry contest

Thalyssra and Lor'themar are about to have a poetry slam! Okay, not really, but in a new short story from World of...

Global Chat: Does SWTOR fail in the end for (Han) soloers?

As his name suggests, FibroJedi is a big Star Wars: The Old Republic player -- but even so, he is not above...

Ashes of Creation partially lifts its NDA, discusses open world housing and caravans in a livestream

Things appear to be going rather swimmingly for Ashes of Creation. During the game's most recent developer livestream, the team touted an...

One Shots: Posing is half the battle

It's not just enough to tote around a legendary weapon in your MMO -- you're going to need to learn that posing is half...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG has the best music system?

A few weeks back, I was swapping my SWG Legends character to a new class when my five-year-old daughter started begging me to...

Jukebox Heroes: The best of Echo of Soul’s soundtrack

Echo of Soul is one of those MMORPGs that seems doomed to languish and be tossed around from publisher to publisher until...

Lord of the Rings Online confirms Summer Festival and Farmer’s Faire for August

For those Lord of the Rings Online players who work their free time in-game around events, there's been an asterisk on the game's...

Phantasy Star Online 2 offers installation fix suggestions, promises a hitching patch on June 10

Phantasy Star Online 2 has made good on the promise for more communication it made in its apology for the MMO's botched launch...

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