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]

A big update, and me without any pants.

TERA’s next update arrives on August 9th

A new TERA update is hitting the live servers tomorrow after server maintenance, but you're going to have to experience it alone....

Kakao denies mass-banning on Black Desert forums

Black Desert players have been up in arms over several recently announced changes to the formerly buy-to-play game, including a de facto...
Pokemon gone?

Pokemon Go: The San Francisco murder, the Iranian ban, and Twitch’s cheater crackdown

Pokemon Go has now been out for a whole month. Here's a look at the app's news from the weekend: The Guardian reports...

No Man’s Sky submits a sizable day one patch for your approval

Happy launch week for No Man's Sky, especially to those who have been waiting years for the exploration-happy title (and PC players

The Daily Grind: Do you want to see more true mysteries in MMORPGs?

Last week, we wrote about Kharsek, the Tibia player who was pushing level 999... and almost able to enter a special door marked...

MMO Week in Review: WoW Legion creeps closer (August 7, 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...

EVE Evolved: The single-shard sandbox economy

The debate about what makes a good sandbox game is as old as the term itself, and everyone seems to have a different view...

The MOP Up: Project Gorgon’s pig dance party (August 7, 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...

World of Warcraft walks you through two of its new Legion dungeons

Like a snake shedding its old skin in favor of the new, so too are World of Warcraft players wriggling with excitement over...

Champions Online begins testing Shadow of Destruction update

Superheroes are notorious for staging spectacular comebacks after suffering defeat or even dying for the sixth time that week. So try not to act...

One Shots: Player barbecue

Oh, standing in the fires might look cool and give your character that mysterious aura that's so desirable among the trendy set, but in...
Sometimes despite its best efforts.

The Daily Grind: Do you care about MMO lore?

Lore is a big deal to me when I'm playing an MMO. For all the issues I have with Guild Wars 2, it...

The Game Archaeologist: Middle-earth Online

I suppose there will always be a special place in my heart for Lord of the Rings Online. Not only is it one...

Leaderboard: Will Pokemon Go and the ARG genre stand the test of time?

GamesIndustry.biz has an interesting piece out this week examining the bandwagon effect of a game like Pokemon Go, as investors and venture...

No Man’s Sky delays PC launch to Friday

Hope you weren't taking off Tuesday: No Man's Sky's PC release has been delayed yet again, this time to August 12th: https://twitter.com/NoMansSky/status/761694858562207744 Hello Games' Sean...

The Daily Grind: Do you duel other players in MMOs?

The other day I was loading up Shroud of the Avatar, and whilst checking out its options, I selected "auto-decline duels" so fast...
This is fine.

Betawatch: Elder Scrolls Legends opens up (August 5, 2016)

If you've been waiting for something a bit more scroll-happy before jumping on the virtual card game train, you'll be happy to know that...

Allods Online’s Unconquered Summit update arrives

With a name like "Unconquered Summit," you just know that this Allods Online is taunting you to come and try to beat...
Just fight about it, that's the best answer.

Final Fantasy XIV releases its first short story for its third anniversary

It's something of a tradition now for Final Fantasy XIV to release short fiction around the time of its anniversary. As the third...
Go Arsenal!

Albion Online previews its passive weapon abilities

The final beta test for Albion Online has added in plenty of stuff for players to explore, and that includes more passive weapon...

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