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]

City of Heroes Homecoming Issue 27 with its major enhancement overhaul is live today

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So it seems I picked the right week to head back into City of Heroes' Homecoming rogue servers, as the patch that's...

Red Dead Online becomes a $4.99 standalone title next week, teases new bounty hunter content

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If you thought it was a bit odd yesterday to see an uncritical interview in mainstream media on Red Dead Online after...
Are you, like... doing all right?

NCsoft Q3 2020: Guild Wars 2 just had its best revenue quarter in two years

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Let's get the best news for western players in this NCsoft financial report out first: Guild Wars 2 just saw a bit of...

We’re years away from an open beta for Amazon’s new Lord of the Rings MMO

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How far away is the next Lord of the Rings MMORPG? Years, fam, so get comfy where you are. The news comes via Wccftech,...
Do you... want to hang out, man?

Pantheon mourns the loss of technology lead Kurt ‘Molad’ Habetler

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A dark cloud has once again settled over Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen. Yesterday, Visionary Realms announced that it recently lost one of...

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands enjoys a relatively smooth launch, sees first level 60

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World of Warcraft may have just experienced one of its smoothest expansion rollouts yet. Yesterday evening, Shadowlands launched simultaneously around the...
Sometimes it's about tweaking the right people.

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite ‘oh shit’ button in an MMO?

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Last summer, I put up a Daily Grind on how people feel about "oh shit" buttons in MMOs - you know, those long-cooldown...

The Stream Team: Getting rid of the Gray Host in Elder Scrolls Online

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With Fennorian found, Massively OP's MJ is one step closer to eradicating the coven menace in Elder Scrolls Online's Greymoor. However, the king...

Titan Reach resurfaces with a new dev blog full of updates and promise of more communication

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Hey, do you remember Titan Reach? It styled itself as a modern take on the old-school MMORPG and cast its fortunes with
Huh.

Cyberpunk VR MMO Zenith delays its alpha to early 2021

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Zenith's November developer update video earlier this month offers a catch-up on the doings and goings of this virtual reality MMORPG. The small...
Come home.

Superdata’s October 2020 report: Genshin Impact makes big bank, WoW is on the rise

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Congratulations are in order for Genshin Impact, which became October's highest-grossing title. In Superdata's new report, the crossplay title is deemed "an...

The Soapbox: How Pathfinder killed World of Warcraft for me

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World of Warcraft: Shadowlands launches today. I will not be playing. Once upon a time, a new WoW expansion would be a...

Elyon shows off gameplay footage and discusses gear enhancement, housing, and crafting

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There's been a whole lot shown off by the upcoming MMORPG Elyon over the past few days, and most of it is in...
A shameful spread of riches.

Wisdom of Nym: Speculating on the timeline of the next Final Fantasy XIV expansion

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There are known unknowns and then there are unknown unknowns. This is true when it comes to Final Fantasy XIV at the moment. We...

World of Warcraft Shadowlands is upon us tonight as WoW turns 16 years old

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At long last - and I do mean long, since the expansion broke with modern tradition and actually saw a delay at almost the...

Dual Universe makes permanent destruction a thing to aid the economy

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Novaquark is riding a fine line with Dual Universe's ability to destroy and rebuild player-constructed objects. If the studio allows for indefinite reconstruction,...

The Daily Grind: Do you organize your houses and inventories in MMOs?

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I've seen your screenshots and houses and accounts and I know some of you folks are really not into organizing your video game characters'...

MMO Week in Review: Calling a Truce

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It was a surprisingly huge week for MMORPGs, even setting aside the fact that WoW Shadowlands launches tomorrowday. Guild Wars 2 released...

The MOP Up: Conan Exiles forms ‘strike team’ to attack Xbox One server instability

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Life in Conan Exiles is by nature harsh, but Xbox One players have it worse than most thanks to a slew of issues that...

World of Warcraft’s pre-patch Scourge event is being used to kill freshly made characters

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Well, this seems rather familiar to World of Warcraft players, doesn't it? The two week-long pre-patch event leading into Shadowlands, which sees...

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