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]

Ah yes, teamwork.

The Daily Grind: What do you do in MMOs to calm down?

At the risk of giving you more information than you all want to hear, lately my anxiety issues have been reaching a fever pitch....

Wear animals while mentoring in Moonlight Blade

What's big in fashion in Moonlight Blade for the new year? It's not animal prints -- it's animals! From accessories to costumes to weapons,...

Knight Online launches on Steam next week

The day has come for Knight Online. The old-school medieval MMORPG, first released in Korea in 2004, is being reborn on Steam on...

City of Titans teases its superhero character modeling

Missing Worlds Media's Warcabbit is showing us how the superhero sausage is made in a recent post on the City of...

Star Citizen recaps December’s progress across all of its studios

Even as December 2015 is fading into the distance, Star Citizen has a few words to say about the progress its team...

Elder Scrolls Online subscribers to get bottomless crafting bags

Packrats rejoice! If you ever wanted a bag of holding in The Elder Scrolls Online to store all your piles crafting components, then...

Crowdfunded indie MMO TheWorld in ‘limbo’ as lead dev goes MIA

A Massively OP reader has tipped us off to trouble brewing over in TheWorld, an ultra-indie MMORPG we've never before covered. Staff and...

TUG’s second brain vomit vlog talks monetization

Titled "To free, or not to free," TUG's second vlog highlights the subject of monetization. While discussing the free-to-play topic, Nerd Kingdom CEO...

H1Z1 zombies promise a screaming good time

H1Z1's developmental plans have long included adding a variety of zombies into the mix, from different looks to different skills. Female zombies were...
This is why we can't have nice things. Or maybe it's exactly why we can have nice things. It's hard to be sure.

Winning Putt is a free-to-play golf MMO in open beta, and yes, you read that correctly

We live in a world where Winning Putt exists. It is a golf MMO. There are no epic endgame raids against the...

Champions Online’s Teleios Ascendant update is on the way

PWE and Cryptic Studios have just announced that Champions Online's latest content update will land on the public test server today....
Black desert, yellowish beach, SAME DIFF.

Black Desert explains how both of its cash shops will work

Black Desert rep Belsazar has posted a lengthy missive from the Pearl Abyss developers explaining the details of the game's cash...

PWE shuts down World of Jade Dynasty for redevelopment

Perfect World Entertainment has decided that it will be going back to the drawing board with one of its newest titles. The studio announced...

Alien life discovered in Elite Dangerous — and it’s not what you think

Ever since Elite Dangerous dropped its Horizons expansion and allowed players to land on planet surfaces, captains have been scouring the galaxy...

The Secret World vows to put more mobility in combat

An unpopular change to one of The Secret World's ranged abilities in the last patch might end up benefiting the game's population as...

The Stream Team: Blade & Soul’s headstart

Although Blade & Soul doesn't officially launch until the 19th, the headstart begins today. And that means MassivelyOP's MJ gets to jump in and...
Local Panda Recalls When She Was Special.

WoW Factor: The importance of class fantasies

Here's a fun thought exercise for you all: explain the differences between Fire Mages and Destruction Warlocks in World of Warcraft. But before...
Just like a cat.

Crowfall details the goddess Illara and launches its pantheon guide

There's no doubt that the gods of Crowfall are powerful. But the last of the lot to be revealed - Illara, mother...

Bless Online begins Korean open beta this month

If you're keeping tabs on Bless Online, it might cheer you up slightly to hear that it's revving up its Korean open beta...

Star Citizen releases Alpha 2.1 with new flyable ships and player-trapping elevators

The skies are a little more crowded today in Star Citizen with the release of Alpha 2.1 to the live servers. The...

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