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]

Free Black Desert character slots for all!

True agony is having to choose which character to delete in Black Desert when the new Musa and Maehwa classes come out...

PWE’s wuxia MMORPG Swordsman is getting a new expansion called Lone Wanderer

Perfect World Entertainment has just announced a brand-new expansion for Swordsman, its 2014 MMORPG based on the wuxia novels of Louis Cha....

EVE Evolved: What to expect from EVE Fanfest 2016

Ask the average gamer what he knows about EVE Online and after the word "boring" and a spreadsheet joke or two, he'll probably talk...

Mabinogi launches first major story update since 2014

Mabinogi is surely one of the most elaborate MMORPG sandboxes that you're likely to have never played, and it almost slipped under our...

Villagers & Heroes is coming to Android tablets

Villagers & Heroes is one of those underappreciated MMO gems that's been flying under the radar for a while. It might look an...
It's a new one! Better than the old one!

CCR registers trademark for what may well be RF Online 2

It's been a decade since RF Online came out (that stands for Rising Force Online, not anything else that could be abbreviated with...
It's beginning to look a lot like QA should have been called earlier.

The Division’s Falcon Lost Incursion has a glitch, and players will be punished for exploiting it

There are going to be glitches when dealing with something as immense and complex as an online game. It's nearly inevitable. Things will not...
Elder Scrolls

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO you’re not playing?

Every Saturday morning in WRUP, we ask you what MMO you're playing. What we don't ask is what games you aren't playing in...

MMO Week in Review: Funcom’s elder MMORPGs (April 17, 2016)

Were you too busy gaming this week to pay attention to MMO news? Get caught up every Sunday evening with Massively Overpowered’s Week in...

WildStar’s Steam countdown has begun

Anxiously awaiting WildStar's arrival on Steam? Time to add it to your wishlist and let the stalking begin: The game's Steam page...

The MOP Up: ARK’s free PvP version goes wide (April 17, 2016)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Star Conflict celebrates Cosmonautics Day

Star Conflict stood up straight and saluted Cosmonautics Day this week, a day that marks the 55th anniversary of humanity sending a person into...

RuneScape argues why MMO companies should offer classic servers

There's been this thing in the news over the past two weeks about a certain (illegal) fan-run vanilla World of Warcraft server and...

Dogma: Eternal Night strives to get a playable client operational

While the team behind Dogma: Eternal Night isn't quite ready to roll out a schedule of testing dates, it did report that it's...

One Shots: Hello Spino!

I should have known better. I really should have. A couple of weeks ago, I challenged Massively OP's readers to submit "disturbing, grim, or...
FEEL THE NOISE

The Daily Grind: What’s the most satisfying level up you’ve ever experienced in an MMO?

As much as I've been enjoying my time in Final Fantasy XI and seeing stuff that was previously inaccessible, one of the big...

Elite: Dangerous’ Engineers tweaks starports, map filtering, and POIs

As promised, Frontier has published the first of its Elite: Dangerous Countdown to Beta newsletters, each intended to flesh out its plans...

Camelot Unchained shows off concept art and animation work

Camelot Unchained Producer Tyler Rockwell helms the latest newsletter for the Kickstarted game thanks to a plague that struck the heart of...

Leaderboard: What was World of Warcraft’s best era or expansion?

With vanilla World of Warcraft on the brain so much lately, I thought it would be fun to take stock of just what...

Massively OP’s guide to the Project Gorgon starter island

If you get past its (hopefully improving) looks and to the substance of the long-in-development Project Gorgon, you'll find that this game is...

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