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]

Undead tanks. Cool.

Wargaming is building a new ‘free-to-play multiplatorm MMO’ in the UK

It looks as if Wargaming is planning to push even further into the MMO market. According to GIbiz, the company known best for
What will we do?

There’s a new class coming to Lord of the Rings Online, but what will it be?

There's a new class on its way to Lord of the Rings Online according to one of the weekly streams from Standing...
Why is this the way of the world

Final Fantasy XIV’s Prelude in Violet is live today

It's time to explore the wreckage left after the most recent bit of Final Fantasy XIV's story with the latest patch because
Less than a sister act.

The Daily Grind: Do you think you’ve aged out of MMOs?

There's this particular template for covering MMORPGs on mainstream gaming websites that I cannot stand: the old "haha, MMOs are weird and old, let's...

Guild Wars 2 narrative: ‘It’s like working on a television show’

Just ahead of the launch of Guild Wars 2's next living story episode, GIbiz has a fun interview with multiple members of...
Cubes and gleaming and so on

Warframe’s latest development stream was all about shredding on your K-Drive

When Warframe players get to Fortuna and meet the Vent Kids, they're not going to be ranked by who has the best...
Pictured: Not actually winter, probably.

Blade & Soul previews its Korean winter update with a new trailer

The downside of games with asymmetric worldwide updates is that if you're not in the region getting updated first, you can feel a bit...

Fallen Earth is planning on a fresh start server for the future

The long road to revamp and repackage Fallen Earth stretches ahead of new owner Little Orbit, but to the company's credit, it's making...
You may recognize this design from your own tabletop history. Or something like it.

Kickstarted MMO Fractured shows off its Alpha 1 map of Myr

The first alpha test for Fractured has not yet begun, but you can get a taste of what it'll be like with

The Stream Team: Happy 4th birthday ArcheAge

How do you make a Monday better? You celebrate a birthday! And today, Massively OP's MJ celebrates ArcheAge's 4th birthday. She may not have...

International regulators co-sign declaration to investigate lockboxes and skin gambling

If you thought Belgium and The Netherlands were going to keep on standing alone in the fight against lootboxes, you were very much mistaken,...
Trot along.

Middle-earth Enterprises reassures Lord of the Rings Online fans that the original MMO will be fine

The announcement of a new title set in Middle-earth made Lord of the Rings Online players anxious, and while Standing Stone Games...
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Wisdom of Nym: Picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 4.4 notes

Now we enter the descending period of Stormblood. This isn't exactly a bad thing or a problem or anything; it's just the way...

The Elder Scrolls Online tours Murkmire, announces new ESO Plus benefits

The Elder Scrolls Online is gearing up to release its newest DLC, Murkmire, which will add the eponymous Argonian territory to

EVE Evolved: Two ways that EVE Online’s monetisation could be expanded under Pearl Abyss

When Pearl Abyss bought out CCP Games last week, the overwhelming message to EVE Online players was that it would be business...

DragonCon 2018: Camelot Unchained’s Mark Jacobs on VR, battle royale, and more

"It’s about time." Those are not my words referring to the current development status of Camelot Unchained. No, those came directly from the...

MMOARPG Lost Ark will finally launch in South Korea on November 7

Lost Ark is finally hitting open beta, MMO Culture reports. Smilegate's media conference this morning revealed that its soft launch open beta will...

South Korean legislation would make online sexual harassment a criminal offense

According to a recent report from PCGamesN, South Korean legislators are considering a bill that would make sexual harassment in online games a...

World of Warcraft works to improve warfronts and island expeditions while prepping for Patch 8.1

With an awkward rollout of warfronts and underwhelming island expedition rewards, World of Warcraft needs all hands on deck these days to course-correct...

The Daily Grind: Would you rather an MMO be backed by a publisher or investor group?

Polygon (via Gamasutra) put out a piece last week covering Kowloon Nights, the Hong Kong investment fund that is basically backing a...

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