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]

Riders of Icarus outlines its new PvP map, guild alliances, Manastone mode

Hot on the heels of the launch of Riders of Icarus' Blight of Frost Keep update, Nexon and WeMade made another big...

Blizzard Q2 2016 financials: Overwatch at 15M users, WoW sees growth

Activision-Blizzard has released its Q2 results for 2016. No, you won't be getting hard World of Warcraft numbers -- that all...

WildStar introduces you to the evil pirates of Redmoon Rising

Call me Ish'amel. Sorry, we couldn't resist the opportunity when WildStar wants to talk about Ish’amel the Bloodied...

Broadsword’s Ultima Online TOU briefly befuddles players with Sony mention

Broadsword, the EA spinoff company that runs classic sub MMORPGs Ultima Online and Dark Age of Camelot, gave UO players a scare...

EverQuesting: Let’s lay the Landmark hate to rest

May I respectfully make a request to my fellow gamers? Let's lay off the hate. It's time to for us to throw down that...
Kachop?

Black Desert players explode over plan to allow cash shop items on the in-game market

Did you hear that noise? It's the sound of Black Desert players flipping tables. "Game went from FFXIV to ArcheAge in span of...
A whole new wait, no, not doing this song, never mind.

TERA is assessing interest in that rumored console port

Back in May, TERA's South Korean publisher confirmed that the MMORPG was destined for console ports to Xbox One and PlayStation 4...

What drives Star Citizen’s superbackers to spend $10,000 or more

By now, Star Citizen's crowdfunding success is quite well-known. But perhaps what isn't common knowledge is that there is a group of players...
Airwhale.

Revelation Online offers future players a fly-through tour

You cannot actually fly through the realm of Nuanor in Revelation Online at the moment. The game's testing is scheduled to begin in...
Still proud of this shot.

Perfect Ten: The ten things I look forward to with MMO launches

It's not long now until World of Warcraft: Legion launches, which is all that I've been waiting for now for a while....
Persists.

Pokemon Go: New scanning rates, South America, and $160M revenue

This roundup is dedicated to all the people who are learning about video game "grind" for the first time thanks to Pokemon Go....

Here’s everything you need to know about RIFT’s Starfall Prophecy expansion

When RIFT players cast their minds back to the last expansion, Nightmare Tide, chances are that two aspects that stick out more...

Black Desert patch heralds the start of Valencia sieges, bans another round of cheaters

Valencia Sieges will begin this Sunday, according to Black Desert Online's most recent patch notes. That should give players a few days...
Did we not tell you this is how things would go down?

World of Warcraft continues its audio drama and prepares for the final Harbingers episode

It's less than a week until players get to start exploring the Demon Hunter class in World of Warcraft, ahead of the launch...
You were a pretty place.

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO city?

No matter the game, you have cities to deal with. Admittedly, they take unusual forms in some games; Star Trek Online and

Here’s how TERA’s European server merges will go down

Players of the European version of TERA, it's time to prepare for a big wave of server merges planned for the end...

Winning Putt expands guild offerings, welcomes summer festival

Winning Putt is putting the emphasis on guilds (shouldn't they be associations?) with its big summer update. Guilds can now expand to...
Slashy slashy!

Vindictus Eternal promises all of the hack-and-slash action of the title on mobile devices

Do you love Vindictus so much that the thought of having to not play it in the waiting room of a doctor's office...

Gloria Victis unleashes a trio of pre-alpha patches

Early game development is often marked by frequent patching as the team feverishly works to shape and mold the title. Gloria Victis is...

Darkfall: Rise of Agon closed beta opens up on Friday

If you're still sad about Darkfall: Unholy Wars' abrupt maintenance mode or Darkfall: New Dawn's public indev soft-launch didn't do it for you,

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