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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EVE Vegas 2018 is this weekend: Here’s what to expect from the show

It's that time of year again when internet spaceship nerds descend on Las Vegas to get incredibly drunk find out what the future holds...
so spoopy

Final Fantasy XI prepares for the spooktacular Harvest Festival

So, how do you manage to make things feel spooky in a game like Final Fantasy XI when you have an entire expansion...

The Stream Team: Betrayer’s remorse as the SWTOR hunt continues

Was that a hint of remorse Massively OP's Larry and MJ saw last time? Could it be that a favorite companion can be redeemed...

Lord of the Rings Online’s Harvestmath Festival is live

Lord of the Rings Online's Harvestmath Festival was briefly delayed, but now it's live in Middle-earth, a Halloweeny capstone for last...
From a certain point of view.

Crowfall shows off its animations for making the Guinecean moves

The latest video from the Crowfall team covers both a monstrous race and bones! How could it be anything less than seasonally...

Perfect Ten: MMOs that desperately need proper player housing

Here's something pretty encouraging to me: When I sat down to work on an article listing MMOs that really could use but lacked proper...

Blade & Soul’s Blade & Ghoul Halloween event is here with reward and upgrade rebalancing

Halloween is officially live in NCsoft's Blade & Soul this morning as the Blade & Ghoul (yes really) event has kicked off....
oh, wait, you're serious

Ubisoft claims that it ‘cannot be openly political’ in The Division

Gosh, this is one heck of a sentiment. Ubisoft's COO, Alf Condelius, recently spoke at the Sweden Game Conference and claimed that it...

MapleStory 2 producer’s letter addresses upcoming Style Crate changes and PvP reactivation

The first week of MapleStory 2's launch is officially drawing to a close, and Producer Jungsoo Lee has posted a new producer's blog...

Halloween blows through RIFT, Trove, ArcheAge, Atlas Reactor, and Defiance 2050

Something sinister is brewing over at Trion Worlds, and soon the whole world will pay the price as Scott Hartsman's corgi transforms into its...

Fallout 76: Absurd merch, the discless Platinum edition, and criticism of ‘nuke porn’

The second part of this article is about something serious, so we're starting with the ridiculous first, k? And here it is: Bethsoft has...

ZeniMax Online Studios is hiring for an MMO project based on ‘an exciting new IP’

A new job posting on ZeniMax Online Studios's career site reveals that the studio is looking to hire a core tech programmer to...
Oh, all right.

The Daily Grind: What were your favorite MMO quality-of-life improvements?

Automatic loot pickup. That right there is my all-time favorite quality-of-life improvement that Lord of the Rings Online added, and it is a...

Vampire MMO Shadow’s Kiss makes good on mature content

If you were super sad when Revival and World of Darkness closed up shop, you should probably point your eyeballs over at...

The Stream Team: A night in EverQuest II’s Nights of the Dead

Although there is no new quest or event for EverQuest II's 2018 Nights of the Dead, that doesn't mean Massively OP's MJ is going...

TERA’s Dark Reaches update is live with new dungeons and Apex skills

Following a not-so-unexpected delay, En Masse Entertainment has released TERA's latest content update, Dark Reaches, and it brings with it...

Guild Wars 2’s Shadow of the Mad King is live for Halloween fun

Stop him if you've heard this one: "Two quaggans were walking in a cow pasture. The first turns to the second and says,...
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Massively OP Podcast Episode 191: It’s looking a little patchy around here

Justin and Bree discuss Star Citizen, LOTRO, EverQuest II, Star Trek Online, SWTOR, New World, and Black Desert, with reader mail about forging social connections in MMOs.

Star Trek Online grants players cybernetic dinosaurs in latest Breach special event

Have you ever wished that you could have a cybernetically enhanced dinosaur as a pet? Of course you have, and if you happen to...
Oh, cool.

Skyforge outlines its plans for the next quarter, centering around deities in space

The lore of Skyforge has always been concerned with space. Lots of beings travel to the world of Aelion from deep space and...

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