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]

World of Warships launches Midway movie tie-in events ahead of Veterans Day

If you spend most of your free time in video games and not movie theaters, you might not realize that Midway is releasing...
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Final Fantasy XI offers up a dagger, a mount, and a lottery for players

Welcome to Final Fantasy XI! Would you like some stuff? You can get some stuff! Seriously, the game is choosing November as the month...

Activision-Blizzard’s Q3 2019 revenues sink for the third quarter in a row

Activision-Blizzard has not had the best year. In February, the company saw record-high revenues and promptly laid off 800 employees, leading to widespread...
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Astellia Online’s newest patch adds in a new Astel for fighting dragons

It is assumed by the writer of this piece that the newest Astel in Astellia Online's roster, added with today's patch, is quite...

The Stream Team: Testing Ship of Heroes’ character creation closed beta with Heroic Games

What's going on in Ship of Heroes lately? This past week has been a character creator closed beta test with a number of events,...
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FFXIV Shadowbringers boosted Square Enix’s financials, Nexon sees 24% YOY revenue drop

Let's talk about money, shall we? The first week of November is always inundated with the last big fiscal report of the year for...

EVE Online will officially arrive to Korea on November 14

Remember back in April when CCP Games CEO Hilmar Petersson said that the Korean and Chinese playerbase of EVE Online was due...

Tamriel Infinium: Our biggest Elder Scrolls Online pet peeves

This week, fellow Massively OP writer Justin published a post on his personal blog detailing a pet peeve with his...
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Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 5.11 arrives on November 12th

Another patch is coming, Final Fantasy XIV fans! It's been two weeks, you've had enough time to get everything out of patch 5.1, right?...
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WoW Factor: Getting hyped for World of Warcraft’s Shadowlands

That title up there isn't sarcasm, folks. I want to actually get hyped up about the next World of Warcraft expansion and talk...

ArcheAge Unchained’s Belstrom EU server is down for maintenance thanks to an auction house issue

The hits just keep on coming for ArcheAge Unchained players, specifically those who play on the EU server Belstrom. As of this writing,...

Bless Unleashed has officially entered open beta on Xbox One

Bless Unleashed is journeying into open beta on Xbox One today, and it's not without baggage. The game is a Neowiz/Round 8 Studio collab...

Here’s how WoW Classic influenced the design of Shadowlands for Retail WoW

While World of Warcraft's upcoming expansion has been in the works long before the launch of this past August's WoW Classic, the...

Pearl Abyss announces three new MMOs: Crimson Desert, Plan 8, and DokeV

Well, it may have been a little bit spoilered by leaks around the internet, but it's official now: Pearl Abyss has just formally...
Ah yes, teamwork.

The Daily Grind: What MMOs are you reluctant to do group content in?

Some of our readers may believe that I am gregarious and outgoing. This is not true by any stretch of the imagination. Despite this,...

Book of Travels’ Kickstarter pushes past 3,000 backers and $119,000 raised

Just because a game labels itself "serene" doesn't mean that it lacks a strong appeal. In fact, many MMO players looking for a change...

The Stream Team: The truth of Neverwinter’s Masquerade of Liars

Neverwinter's event may be called The Masquerade of Liars, but the truth is Halloween is the best no matter what it's called! And Massively...

Grim Dawn offers a closer look at the Tomb of the Heretic dungeon

As we reported previously, the devs of Grim Dawn are pretty keen on touting v1.1.5.0 as the game's largest update yet, but...

Oath resurfaces with a quick statement about its new art studio and future previews

Ready-Up Studios, the developer of the MMORPG Oath, has come out of its recent radio silence with a message from the game's...

Bless Unleashed kicks off open beta tomorrow on November 7

It's been a whole lot of talk up to this point, but soon it will be time for Bless Unleashed to back it...

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