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]

LOTRO Legendarium: A cautious hope for the future

One of the threads that weaves the Lord of the Rings narrative together is that of hope. Holding onto faith in friends, perseverance against...
And again.

WRUP: The sunset edition

At the worst times in my life, I would often watch the sunset. Sunsets are comforting to me. Every sunset you see reminds you...
This blurry picture is brought to you by the game not having an actual proper gallery to use, so thanks for that.

The Daily Grind: What tempts you into rolling a new MMO character?

I've recently returned to Lord of the Rings Online (as have several friends, thanks to the new studio announcement) and found myself getting...
lol

Betawatch: Hero’s Song abruptly stops the music (December 30, 2017)

This kill-happy year of 2016 has claimed a lot of lives, and the last week has also killed another game. Hero's Song has...

The Stream Team: Fun times in LOTRO’s Frostbluff

Do you want to build a snowman? Massively OP's MJ does! And she can in LOTRO's Yule Festival. There are activities throughout the lands,...

The Stream Team: Decking DCUO’s halls for the holidays

By request, Massively OP's MJ is delving back Into DCUO. Not that her arm had to be twisted: How could MJ turn down the...

Revelation Online will have its own anime movie

Revelation Online isn't even officially out yet in the west, but the fantasy MMO has already spawned an anime film of its...

Chronicles of Elyria has raised $2 million to date

In case you forgot or weren't aware, this time last year, Chronicles of Elyria was basically four devs in a basement who were...

Massively OP’s Best of 2016 Awards: MMORPG of the Year

Massively Overpowered's end-of-the-year 2016 awards continue today with our award for MMORPG the Year, which was awarded to Final Fantasy XIV last year. Recall that in...

EverFeud is being ‘built by PvPers for PvPers’

Would you like some PvP in your PvP? Then you should keep tabs on EverFeud, an in-development title that's creating a highly competitive...
And nobody knows you're getting it right.

Take a look at the in-game theater scene outside of Final Fantasy XIV’s roleplaying server

If you're playing on Balmung in Final Fantasy XIV, you are not wanting for player-run events. There are regular theater shows, cabaret events,...

Here are all of the online gaming deals from Amazon’s Digital Day sale

Wake up! Are you awake? Good, because you've got less than 24 hours to take advantage of Amazon's first ever "Digital Day" sales...

Dark and Light lays out its world map for your inspection

The new and hopefully improved Dark and Light is pushing some of its features harder than others, in particular the size of its...

The Stream Team: A winter date with Hel in The Secret World

As much as Massively OP's MJ loves The Secret World's Christmas Conspiracy holiday mission, there's more to the event than just that. And she...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMORPG gaming resolutions for 2017

Are you the type of gamer to make resolutions? I'm not, but I know a lot of people who map out their year ahead...
I'm cutting it down.

Black Desert’s Nouver boss has awakened, has his sights set on you

You guys were all obsessed with class awakenings that this week's Black Desert boss awakening is gonna jump up and getchoo: "The World...

The Stream Team: Fun times in AdventureQuest 3D’s Frost Labyrinth

It's rare that there is a holiday event that Massively OP's MJ doesn't like, and there's nothing like experiencing one for the very first...

EverQuesting: Welcome to the Daybreak family, LOTRO and DDO

Sometimes there's news that just makes you go, "Huh?" At times it happens because said information makes no sense whatsoever; other times it surprises...
You know, it can really be your jong.

Diablo anniversary fever spreads across Blizzard’s library

Did you know that it was 20 years ago this week that the original Diablo released? Well, if you're playing any Blizzard game...
Overpowered.

Perfect Ten: Biggest MMORPG surprises of 2016

Back at the beginning of December, I posted a list of what I considered to be the biggest MMORPG stories of 2016. However,...

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