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]

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Wild Terra adds blacksmithing and more metal items

Did you dig up a whole lot of metal when Wild Terra introduced mining with no thought to what you'd do with it?...
Bah, it was just a bird.

Pokemon Go dataminers predict buddy system

Dataminers have uncovered a new upcoming system lurking in the code of Pokemon Go's 0.35.0 update: a buddy system. No, you won't be teaming up...

AdventureQuest 3D gives a spooky tour of its Halloween dungeon

According to major retail stores, we're already in the Halloween-slash-Thanksgiving-slash-Christmas shopping season, so don't be too scandalized when you hear that AdventureQuest 3D...

Riders of Icarus has dungeons galore incoming

Give the Riders of Icarus team credit: It seems to be very gung-ho in pumping out more content for the relatively new MMO....

Stronghold Kingdoms plans to let players delete their own server

Stronghold Kingdoms developer Firefly Studios claims to be making history today by becoming "the first developer to place the fate of entire...

The Stream Team: Wrapping up SWTOR’s Shadow of Revan

MassivelyOP's MJ and Larry finally faced Revan -- only to learn that things weren't what they seemed. Now they must continue on to unmask...

Guild Wars 2 lore introduces new Asuran protagonist and her pink moa

ArenaNet has a Guild Wars 2 lore piece out today that was crowdsourced, in a way, by gamers like you. Narrative Director...

Crowfall answers more questions on building in your Eternal Kingdom

Player housing? Pah. That's thinking small. Now Crowfall, Crowfall is working on delivering its players the keys to citadels, castles, and palaces. It's...
Also, it's crazy random.

First impressions of World of Warcraft: Legion, part two

When last we left off, the world was screwed. World of Warcraft: Legion doesn't tell you that you're facing a huge threat,...

Camelot Unchained continues ‘re-abilitation’ project ahead of beta

7400 words: That makes this month's Camelot Unchained newsletter one of the shortest to date, but it's still packed with info. "In...
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France wants to clear Pokemon Go out of schools because of creepers

Won't someone think of the children? The French education minister does because that's kinda her whole job. As the AP reports, Najat Vallaud-Belkacem...
Space is so big.

EVE Online is getting an optional free-to-play mode

EVE Online is going free-to-play -- kinda. CCP is being careful not to call it that, saying that its plan is...

Project Gorgon promises weekly updates, eyes late 2017 launch

Fans of Project Gorgon who are starved for news about the in-development indie title will be glad to hear that the team

Black Desert’s Valencia II, desert PvP system, and Warrior Awakening arrive today

Part II of Black Desert's Valencia expansion releases today alongside the Warrior class Awakening, which allows level 55+ Warriors to unlock the...

RIFT defends swing back to buy-to-play model for Starfall Prophecy

Trion Worlds has been doing its darndest to get out in front of any consumer issues with its decision to revert back to...

The Daily Grind: Do you play MMORPGs as a single main character or as a stable?

Long ago, I used to be a two-character kind of MMORPG player. I had a main, and then later I'd make a chief alt,...

Global Chat: How should studios sunset MMOs?

When it comes time for whatever reason to put an MMORPG to pasture, how should a studio do it? For Brian "Psychochild" Green,...
Out mining space rocks in the space-sun, I fought the law and I don't think anyone won.

EVE Online’s next patch is all about mechanical and visual redesigns

The next EVE Online patch is all about redesigns that cross several levels. Mining barges, for example, are due for a visual...

ARK: Survival Evolved teases ‘gigantic’ reveal this Thursday

Don't you just love announcements about upcoming announcements? Perhaps PR teams are being considerate by giving you information so that you can rearrange your...

Ingress teams battle to a tie in Via Lux

The first day of a major Ingress player event resulted in a tie for both sides, with each claiming partial victory over...

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