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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Betawatch: Crowfall hands out rewards, guides people in necromancy, and covers race disciplines

Darn it, Crowfall, could you be bothered to have a unifying theme this week? Look, it's good that you're giving out monthly rewards...

Multiplayer RPG Portal Knights just got new DLC with druids, Furfolk, and new mounts

It's been half a hot minute since we last checked in with Portal Knights, so we're rectifying that today. Gamers will recall that...

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen takes a tour of the Faerthale region in a livestream

That Faerthale gameplay look we were promised has arrived. The new area is the focus of the latest livestream from Pantheon: Rise...
Oh, hi.

Bless Unleashed offers a two-part preview of its cash shop

With Bless Unleashed finally approaching a launch, the developers want you to be aware of it and feeling good about giving it a spin....

Visions of N’Zoth boosted World of Warcraft subs, but it’s lost tons since WoW Classic’s 2019 peak

SuperData's January 2020 games industry revenue rankings are up, with only mild shakeups since December 2019. On the PC side, Red Dead...

Legends of Aria’s Point Release 9 update is officially live

For the past few days we've been getting updates about the features coming to Legends of Aria in Point Release 9. Now, players...
All I remember is that he was African-American.

Square Enix has canceled most of its Final Fantasy XIV and FFXI PAX East festivities over the coronavirus

Whether or not you think the Coronavirus scare is overblown, it's been impacting launches, ports, and conventions for the last month. The...

Chaos Theory: Guide to love and heartbreak in Secret World Legends’ latest event

If I made a New Year's wish upon a falling star, it wouldn't be far-fetched to think getting new content in Secret World...

EVE Online is adding a frigate bay to every battleship in the game

The cardinal rule of EVE Online is to not fly what you can't afford to lose. That said, bad things just happen and...
When it comes.

WoW Factor: The World of Warcraft expansion tour – The Burning Crusade

So it seems pretty likely at this point that we are going to keep going through the various World of Warcraft expansions with Classic...
Commence the jiggling.

Blue Protocol is going to be free-to-play on launch

Those of you eagerly following news about the upcoming cel-shaded Blue Protocol may be happy to know that the game now has a planned...

Interview: Population Zero devs on the May Steam launch, buy-to-play, and PvP philosophy

Survival MMORPG Population Zero is officially launching on Steam in early May, Enplex Games announced today. As part of the reveal, the studio's...

Peek at Guild Wars 2’s notes for next week’s balance patch to see whether you’ve been buffed or nerfed

Is it a proper balance patch if anyone walks away from the list of changes completely happy? ArenaNet is putting that question to the...

Minecraft MMORPG Hegemony has been delayed from its weekend launch

We've been covering indie Minecraft MMORPG Hegemony all week, and if you were as intrigued by it as we were, you know it...
No potions here.

The Daily Grind: Which MMO consumables are the most completely useless?

It's very obvious why Final Fantasy XIV has items like Antidotes. These medicines are consistently present across the series, so they need to be...

The Stream Team: This little halfling went to market in Dungeons and Dragons Online

After exploring all of DDO's Cerulean Hills, Massively OP's MJ is ready to move on to more adventure. So where are she and her...
Yip?

Massively Overthinking: How essential are hardcore gamers to an MMO’s health?

Last week, there was a positively eyebrow-raising thread on the Guild Wars 2 subreddit that tied neatly into the overall MMORPG meta discussion...
Past something, sure.

Past Fate starts its open alpha on February 24 following Kickstarter cancelation

At long last, Past Fate is entering its open alpha testing on February 24th. "How is this possible?" you ask, before clarifying...
Oh, hello there!

Netmarble’s Q4 2019 were up YOY as the company raked in $1.6B for the year and pushes west

I'm gonna say a weird thing about Netmarble: It has the cleanest, most non-misleading investor report of any of the ones I've poked through...
Stabbers do.

Blade & Soul patches in the third specialization for the Assassin along with Lyn Assassins

Yes, you can now make a Lyn Assassin in Blade & Soul. If you have a burning need to do an in-game version of...

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