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]

Leaderboard: Did you sub to EVE Online for World War Bee?

MOP's Brendan's terrific ongoing coverage of World War Bee -- the great war that wages on inside perennially combative MMORPG sandbox EVE...

Camelot Unchained makes ‘slow and steady progress’ toward beta

The pieces are falling into place for Camelot Unchained's first beta, although it's not quite here yet. Mark Jacobs jumped onto the...

Mount up in Wild Terra this weekend

Wild Terra's mega mount patch, which has been five months in the making, will finally let players saddle up tomorrow. On Saturday, April...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best MMORPG expansion you’ve experienced?

Very few things get me as excited as the announcement of a new expansion for a favorite MMO. Expansions are thrilling events, stirring up...
Car game.

Betawatch: Everything is going into beta (April 8, 2016)

Do you feel a cold, hollow pit in your heart that could only be filled with Auto Assault and its legacy of motorized vehicles...

Dungeons and Dragons Online tech woes continue a month after datacenter move

Cast your mind back to the long-ago era of "early March 2016," during which Turbine moved Dungeons and Dragons Online to...

Ultima Online rejects F2P rumors, says Steam launch has been held up by EA

If you were waiting to try Ultima Online when it launches on Steam as devs have been promising for over a year now...

Guild Wars 2 is nerfing Super Adventure Box tribulation mode cheesing

Can't hack Guild Wars 2's Super Adventure Box but really want a sparkly orange weapon? Get your runs while you can.
I don't miss the days without blood elves, not at all.

WoW Factor: Nostalrius, copyright, and player demand

If you haven't been following the latest Legion testing - which, at the end of the day, is just a series of iterative...
In hindsight, this was a bad decision.

Black Desert is patching in auto-path looping right now

Hope you voted yes on the auto-path looping feature that Black Desert put to player vote on Monday! The poll closed with over 83%...

Elektra joins Marvel Heroes today as its 57th playable character

The badass assassin known as Elektra joins Marvel Heroes today as the MMO's 57th playable toon, complete with her iconic red outfit. "Elektra...

Star Citizen’s Around the Verse teases procedurally generated planets

This week's Star Citizen Around the Verse video sees Cloud Imperium's Sandi Gardiner and Ben Lesnick discussing the game's 2.4 patch,...

Lessons learned from Crowfall’s Siege Perilous test

Crowfall's pre-alpha population is currently battling it out in Siege Perilous, a limited-scope test designed to try out the game's new castle...

The Daily Grind: Would you play on a vanilla World of Warcraft server?

Word that wildly popular "progressive vanilla" World of Warcraft emulator Nostalrius is sunsetting in the face of a Blizzard legal threat...

The Stream Team: To Ankh and back in The Secret World

Last time, MassivelyOP's MJ went back to Egypt to start the story of The Secret World's Issue #14, and she ended up facing...

Massively Overthinking: Grouping, kill-stealing, and open PvP in MMORPGs

This week's Massively Overthinking topic arrived in our inboxes from longtime reader Leiloni. It's a timely one all about newly launched Tree of Savior...

Pirate101 gives away free hats while Wizard101 introduces daily assignments

Let's check in with KingsIsle's 101 universe today, shall we? Stating in Pirate101, the swashbuckling game is giving away free "Helms of...

Landmark delivers prop bundles to its customers

Landmark players who have previously purchased a select prop bundle for their claim are in for an unexpected treat this week. Daybreak...

The making of an Albion Online boss

Have you ever wondered what goes into making a boss for an MMO? If you give it even a minute's thought, you'll realize that...

Path of Exile updates its new currency stash tab

Launched a few weeks ago, Path of Exile's currency stash tab was intended to allow players to sort their myriad currencies into...

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