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]

Not to be confused with BreakLawyers. That's a whole different game from the start.

Nexon reports slight year-over-year revenue dip for Q2 2016

Nexon's second quarter 2016 financials are a mixed bag. The company reported this morning that its quarterly revenues had declined 11% year-over-year, at...

Here’s a few pointers for the World of Warcraft: Legion events

The advent of Demon Hunters in World of Warcraft wasn't the only event that happened yesterday in the game. Regardless of interest in...

Overwatch bans public cheater mid-stream

Here's your dose of sweet, sweet justice for the day. A Korean streamer was using an aimbot in an Overwatch match while performing for...
Work it over.

Visionary Realms: Pantheon is a ‘brave new world,’ not a ‘wormhole back to simpler times’

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen says it's reorienting its newsletter to be more community focused and has put its money where its...

The Stream Team: SWTOR Dark vs. Light vs. Knights of the Fallen Empire

Let's talk about Knights of the Fallen Empire. The latest chapter for the Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion currently remains in early...

Kakao to Black Desert players: Chargebacks have consequences

Kakao is putting its foot down when it comes to Black Desert players' chargebacks -- that is, attempting to reverse payment for...

Twin Saga kicks off its founder’s beta test

Good news for those who just can't wait to try out Twin Saga: Aeria Games announced that the founder's beta has...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Unpacking Guild Wars 2’s Out of the Shadows

I figure that it's been long enough for the majority of you to have run through Guild War's 2's first instalment of the...
Everythin

Riders of Icarus shows off the mechanics of Manastone battles

Do you like picking fights in PvP? Riders of Icarus gives you plenty of options in that department, but the biggest fights are...

MMO roguelike Lazarus swoops into beta this weekend

If you grew up in the midwest as I did, the word "Lazarus" probably evokes the image of a department store, but the
So... who's buying?

Life after death in Crowfall

What happens when you die? As long as you're limiting this question to Crowfall, ArtCraft said that players have a choice over their...

Black Desert’s controversial cash shop patch is live today

With Black Desert's patch this morning, cash-shop items are officially popping up on the auction house -- that includes pets, outfits, value...
It shouldn't consistently work, but it does.

World of Warcraft hotfixes loot and item issues

The Burning Legion is invading Azeroth, Demon Hunters are showing up, everything is chaos and nothing makes sense at all. A lot of that...

The Daily Grind: Which older MMO still looks really pretty?

I've been spending more time in RIFT lately due to the expansion announcement, and an observation that's crossed my mind more than once...
This is all good.

EU Aion 5.0 offers more character customization at beginning and end game

Aion 5.0 Lost Memories not only brings new instances, new regions, and new quests to the EU but also introduces a new...

Riders of Icarus holds your hand through the Cavern of the Veil

One of the toughest dungeons currently in Riders of Icarus right now is the Cavern of the Veil. Don't let its somewhat generic...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 77: Improving your lockbox experience

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, Diablo III, RIFT, Elder Scrolls Online, Blizzard, Black Desert, and TERA, with mailbag questions on new blood for MMOs and a lockbox rant.

Guild Wars 2 plots its fourth birthday bash

ArenaNet has begun teasing its plans for Guild Wars 2's fourth birthday. Four years! The month of August will see a...

Study says that online games might help academics

"Put down that video game controller before your brain turns to mush!" If you've ever heard a variation of this phrase tossed your way as...

Mark Hamill and John Rhys-Davis talk about shooting Squadron 42

You would think that if one were ever able to get Luke Skywalker, Gimli, and that Wing Commander guy into the same room together,...

ADVERTISEMENT

NOW STREAMING LIVE ON TWITCH
OFFLINE - SEE YOU NEXT STREAM!