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]

Blade and Soul is making it easier to upgrade weapons

For those who are frustrated with Blade and Soul's sometimes-contentious weapon upgrade system, fret not: NCsoft has heard your wailing and gnashing...
The descent of... um... man-like stuff, I guess.

WildStar promises players more quality-of-life improvements

Say, whatever happened to the last time WildStar players talked with the developers about features they'd like to see in the game? Did...
whooooooosh

WoW Factor: The storm upon the Broken Shore

I sometimes get asked why I don't do more stuff within betas when I have access to them. To answer that, all I can...

Trion is taking Trove to China, touts ‘millions’ of players every month

Trion Worlds has confirmed that it's bringing voxel sandbox Trove to China. It demoed the game last week at ChinaJoy through its...
You let me down, man.

Star Wars: The Old Republic producer’s stream promises more group content and more on the next expansion

Have you already played the final chapter of Star Wars: The Old Republic's Knights of the Fallen Empire? Did you feel that...
Avec les hommes et le Pokey.

Pokemon Go: Account auctions, ‘real world social,’ and Canadian police humor

Remember Pokemon Go, that thing everyone played before No Man's Sky took over the news cycle? Good times. CNBC reports that y'all...
Let's do this old gag again.

The other faction’s Broken Shore cinematic in World of Warcraft can offer some lore revelations

If you've only done the Broken Shore scenario on one faction in World of Warcraft, you're missing out. Sure, you know what's going...

Sea of Thieves will give pirates musical instruments to fill the time

Pirates don't just live by the code of the sword and skull; sometimes a good buccaneer likes to fill his or her day with...
Demon Hunters HATE this holiday

The Daily Grind: Do you like to have physical MMO boxes?

I have a physical box for every single World of Warcraft expansion, but I might not for Legion. When faced with the choice...

The Stream Team: Transylvanian sabotage with The Secret World’s Dr. Varias

MassivelyOP’s MJ and The Secret World crew have finally found everything needed to embark on Dr. Varias' sabotage mission. But what are they getting...

Massively Overthinking: Our favorite MMORPG soundtracks

MOP's Justin Olivetti created the music-centered Jukebox Heroes column back on Massively-that-was and brought it along to us here, and to this day...
Shroud of the Avatar

Shroud of the Avatar urges password changes after Dota 2 forum hack

Shroud of the Avatar has not been hacked, but you should tighten your security anyway. Portalarium writes tonight that perpetrators of the

Star Citizen’s Sandi Gardiner vacates social media over harassment

Cloud Imperium VP of Marketing Sandi Gardiner, best known to gamers for her role as one of Star Citizen's most recognizable faces thanks...
The joke here is that the dungeons for this game were miserable slogs.

WildStar previews Redmoon Terror’s first raid wing

If you missed WildStar's last livestream and you enjoy raiding, you might want to give it another look. Carbine Community Manager Jonathan Brown,...

Of Kings and Men welcomes players to medieval war this month

For those who have often fantasized about riding around, living in, and fighting for a medieval country, Of Kings and Men would like...

Snail Games’ Dark and Light reboot is ‘technically classless’

After hearing that Snail Games is resurrecting the long-dormant sandbox MMO Dark and Light, we are sure that you have many...

Worlds Adrift trailer showcases shipbuilding

Worlds Adrift won't expect players to fly around in some standard ship that everyone else has. No, players will get to build and...

Chaos Theory: The 80s invade The Secret World

One of the best things about The Secret World is how it is set in the modern day. But that doesn't mean the...

NCsoft’s Q2 2016 financials: WildStar up, Guild Wars 2 down

NCsoft's second quarter financials are in, and it's pretty good news for MMORPGs on the whole. Operating profit and net income are up quarter-over-quarter...
Tuesday point five.

Star Trek Online walks fans through the console experience

Excited to have Star Trek Online available to play on your couch instead of just the computer? It'll be like watching a new...

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