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]

Finger guns and Vulcan ships target Star Trek Online’s ninth birthday

Pew pew! The noises by themselves aren't enough; you need the full finger gun action to really make an impression on everyone else. It's...
Huh.

Betawatch: Atlas addresses hacks and gets hacked

Screw you, hackers in Atlas! You don't get to ruin this game for people, according to the developers! They're working to fight...
Well, this isn't ideal.

Tree of Savior introduces class progression overhauls and new raids in Re:Build update

A massive shake-up has come to Tree of Savior with its latest update, the scope of which is suggested by its official title...

Torchlight Frontiers previews gear progression, redesigned alpha UI, and pets

It's been about a month since Torchlight Frontiers concluded its second alpha test, and the devs have been hard at work making changes...
Well, someone's having fun!

MapleStory 2 posts three-month feedback plan for gemstone, pet, and Meso improvements

January always seems to be a time of regrouping for MMO communities and studios, and Nexon is joining the trend with MapleStory 2....
this is fine

Nexon founder’s controlling shares in the company are now officially up for sale

Remember how Nexon's founder and 98.64% share holder Kim Jung-ju made it clear early this month that he was looking into selling his...

Blizzard lays out World of Warcraft’s esports 2019 plans, will crowdfund part of prize pools

Although Blizzard may have cut back on esports support for Heroes of the Storm, World of Warcraft's esports scene is...

Star Citizen: Hoverbikes, female character models, and item insurance

Who do you love now? HOVERBIKES. Yes, one of the key bits from this week's Star Citizen Around the Verse episode focuses...

Elder Scrolls Online is not launching a swag-stuffed physical collector’s edition of Elsweyr

One of the announcements oddly missing from the Elder Scrolls Online's Elsweyr hoopla earlier this week was one about physical swag for the...
HOW DID THIS HAPPEN SO PREDICTABLY!

WoW Factor: No, Activision is not the reason you’re unhappy with World of Warcraft

There's a narrative that's been making the rounds for a little while now among the World of Warcraft community, buoyed a lot by the...

Dauntless introduces new dire behemoth, more character customization options, and bug fixes

The latest update to indie monster-hunting MMO Dauntless went live recently, and it brought with it a handful of new content -- including...

Ascent: Infinite Realm introduces the flying city Inventus, shows off new combat footage

Information continues to slowly trickle out of Bluehole Studios as it toils away on its upcoming sci-fantasy MMO Ascent: Infinite Realm, and...

Bethsoft is banning more Fallout 76 exploiters and teasing its free-for-all PvP mode

Even before Fallout 76 launched last year, the game was becoming well known for bugs of the exploitable sort. The most recent to...

Bungie reiterates its commitment to Destiny 2 long-term as it previews short-term goals

Since last week's revelation that Activision and Bungie were parting ways and sending Destiny home to live with its real dad - oh...

The Daily Grind: What was the most innovative MMO of 2018?

To balance out our traditional Daily Grind on MMOs that contribute to the death of the genre, it seems only fitting to do...

The Stream Team: Burning through City of the Sun God’s missions in Secret World Legends

With a massive winter storm poised to wallop a chunk of the US this weekend, what better way to spend the time than soaking...

Massively Overthinking: What would you want out of a World of Warcraft 2?

Let's pretend for a moment that the reason Blizzard appears to be dropping the ball with World of Warcraft right now is that...
enchantment!

Aion outlines the changes to make the Enchanting system a bit easier

Do you like melting lots of good but unnecessary items to get your best item to have slightly better stats? If so, you are...

14-year-old golf MMO Shot Online is coming to Steam next week

Were you bummed out last year when Webzen's gold MMO Winning Putt closed down? Don't laugh - I was surprised at how...
We have your son in custody. We also have your older, fatter, balder son.

Final Fantasy XIV’s Korean community welcomes the Grandpa of Light

Longtime players of Final Fantasy XIV may well remember Isildaure, the elderly Elezen whose granddaughter Alianne accompanies him into joining the Scions and then...

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