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]

Earthrise: First Impact rears up on Steam Greenlight

Hands up if anyone here remembers Earthrise. The post-apocalyptic MMO had a disappointing run from 2011 to 2012, ending with its closing by
It's a mess out there.

The Division promises that a new update is coming next week

After many delays, The Division is out and in the hands of players everywhere. The development team has posted a quick state...

Pantheon hopes to ‘bring back the magic’ of classic MMOs ‘without the tedium’

Gamers Nexus has a timely video interview with Pantheon's Brad McQuaid that might allay the fears of those watching the development of his...

See the new Warcraft movie trailer and poster

Warcraft's June 10th movie premiere is coming a lot faster than you'd think, and the promotion machine for the fantasy film is well underway....
I expected blacker.

Black Desert is working on ghillie suit countermeasures

Community Q&A sessions are pretty popular these days, but usually they involve developers selecting questions and parceling the answers out accordingly. This Black...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best armor design?

Face it: If MMOs only had our characters wearing paper bags as outfits, there would still be some of us in the community debating...

World of Warcraft: Legion alpha patch revises class and artifact traits

June 30th release or no, World of Warcraft: Legion continues on with its alpha test program. Today Blizzard patched...

The Stream Team: EverQuest anniversary adventures

What does St. Patrick's Day plus EverQuest's 17th anniversary equal? Drunken Gnome racing, that's what! And MassivelyOP's MJ is ready to explore her Gnomish...

Massively Overthinking: The future of Daybreak

This week's Massively Overthinking topic revolves around the EverQuest Next cancellation, of course. MOP Patron Roger sent us 11 (!) questions to...

EVE Online player spends three years visiting every system

Despite the common perception that EVE Online is nothing but corporate intrigue and scams, some players do actually eschew the cutthroat capitalist meta...

Get Daredevil for free in Marvel Heroes this weekend

To celebrate the second season of Daredevil coming out on Netflix this month, Marvel Heroes is giving away the hero this weekend...

SWTOR announces KOTFE Chapter 12: Visions in the Dark, due April 7

BioWare has just announced the next story chapter for Star Wars: The Old Republic's Knights of the Fallen Empire expansion: Visions in the...

The Stream Team: Chasing leprechauns in The Secret World

Leprechauns may not be an actual thing in The Secret World, but how can you know for sure?! The world is all about folklore being...

RIFT starts testing its multicore tech

We're betting that there are some of you in the Massively OP audience that gets an involuntary shiver whenever someone uses a sexy technical...
The ice is thin, come on, dive in.

WildStar opens up the Hoverboard zPrix Invitational

The iconic vehicle of WildStar is the hoverboard because it's like a skateboard but it's a hoverboard. So how would you like to...

Crowfall preps ‘Siege Perilous’ castle siege testing for ‘later this month’

ArtCraft is previewing its next big pre-alpha rollout for Crowfall, codenamed Siege Perilous: the "first phase of testing for some of...

EverQuesting: Let EverQuest Next live on in Landmark

Well, then. When it rains, it pours. After a lengthy drought of EverQuest Next and Landmark news, we finally got some. And not...

Camelot Unchained’s team goes in depth on class design

It would be a mistake to assume that just because Camelot Unchained has a trio of classes in any given archetype, all of...
This sounded good until you started attacking my toolkit for some reason.

Black Desert Online is hosting a Saint Patrick’s Day event

There aren't a large number of MMOs that celebrate Saint Patrick's Day, probably because it's easier to come up with vague lore-appropriate reasons to...

Tree of Savior puts its early access to player vote

The Tree of Savior devs are reworking their plans for early access based on player "feedback." IMCGAMES says that its three-month exclusive...

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