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]

LOTRO Legendarium: The bold life of a player chicken

When you get a little bored of the normal questing flow or dungeon hopping in Lord of the Rings Online, there are plenty...

Guild Wars 2 talks up 2v2 PvP, Swiss tourneys, and the future of ‘expansion-tier features’

Guild Wars 2 PvP. It seems that you either like it, or you think it's missing a whole lot. But what does ArenaNet...
roar?

The Daily Grind: What MMOs are in your backlog?

Most all gamers know the bittersweet feeling that is to have a huge backlog of unplayed games thanks to seasonal sales and impulse purchases....

The Stream Team: Experience AdventureQuest 3D’s new Friday the 13th dungeon

No one has a better Friday the 13th event than AQ3D, and this year there's a brand-new dungeon in Camp Gonnagetcha. Massively OPs MJ...
And now, pricing.

Betawatch: Chronicles of Elyria shows off its pre-alpha gameplay

It's easy to be a bit on the cynical side with Chronicles of Elyria as the game continues to... well, not be a game,...
Destroy all doctors.

Champions Online’s third anniversary week brings back Dr. Destroyer and his Destroid robots

It's been some time since Champions Online launched, but we've finally learned a great truth about the game's major villain: Despite his grammatically ambiguous...
Uh... huh. Is that what this game is about?

Aion celebrates its 10-year anniversary with a plethora of in-game events

It's Aion's birthday! The game has been running for a decade now, which means that various proclamations that the title was dead over the...

Star Trek Online is bringing back the horror-themed Hearts and Minds mission for Friday the 13th

At the time of this story's writing, it is Friday the 13th, which either brings to mind goofy horror monsters, bad luck traditions, or...

City of Titans offers a look at the landmarks of Alexandria from inside the game’s world

While we've gotten a look at landmark locations a couple of times in City of Titans before, the latest preview post...

EVE Evolved: EVE Online is losing players, and no one can agree on why

Nobody wants to think that a favourite MMO is losing popularity, but with EVE Online now being over 15 years old, it's a...

Blizzard is spinning up another WoW Classic server, this time for South America

It looks as though Blizzard is still cranking out the WoW Classic servers, as yesterday the company announced it'll add a new server...

Dungeons and Dragons Online dishes out anniversary gifts

While we usually convene here at Massively OP to discuss game launch anniversaries, today we have something slightly different: the launch of a business...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most obscure MMO you wish were still around?

I bet you thought this post was gonna be about Zentia, since I loved that game and almost no one remembers it. But...

The Stream Team: Night two of new Neverwinter adventures

Massively OP's MJ completely intended to make a new Gith in Neverwinter, but then she made her Drow rogue and there was no going...

Massively Overthinking: Let’s ban a word from the MMORPG lexicon

A while back, an MMO player I follow on Twitter who also happens to be super into sports retweeted something fun into my feed:...

Ashen Empires emulator Dransik Rebirth is allegedly shut down by a cease and desist order

In May, our roundup of MMOs you've never heard of offered a quick look at Dransik Rebirth, a rogue server of the old-school...

Citadel: Forged with Fire’s newest hype video features its creatures

We told you that Citadel: Forged with Fire was going to start cranking out videos and pressers all about what it has...

Path of Exile lays out its expansion plan for the next year, through the 4.0.0 release

Path of Exile studio Grinding Gear Games is already hard at work shoring up the remaining issues in the Blight league launch. But...

Sci-fi sandbox MMO Second Galaxy has launched on mobile

It's launch week for yet another mobile MMO. Second Galaxy, however, is an open-world sci-fi MMO that may scratch a different itch for...

Bossa Studios on why Worlds Adrift failed and what’s next

Although Worlds Adrift sunsetted back in July, developer Bossa Studios did not. Furthermore, it would appear that the company is doing better...

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