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]

Sea of Thieves shares insights into its visual effects

Sea of Thieves continues its theme of looking at the game's graphics in its Short Haul video series. This week's topic? Visual effects...

Black Desert’s Berserker class awakens in today’s update

The Berserker awakens in Black Desert today with the addition of his Iron Buster awakening weapon, which we're certain you'll agree is the...
Still not cool, though.

Blizzard clarifies World of Warcraft quests that can’t be cleared in LFR

The World of Warcraft community was in a bit of a tizzy yesterday when it collectively discovered that you couldn't complete a quest...
Legacy, indeed.

Destiny 2 might be coming to the PC

PC players who have felt slighted over the past two years due to Destiny's exclusive home on consoles could have a reason to...

Interview: Chronicles of Elyria’s Jeromy Walsh on post-Kickstarter funding

Yesterday evening, following the news that indie sandbox Chronicles of Elyria hoped to raise an extra $3 million in addition to its...

The Daily Grind: Are you a bad MMO hero?

By now it's an old hat that all MMORPGs keep casting us in the role of local hero and world savior. No matter where...
Cool, great, grand.

Lineage 2 Classic adds sieges, fishing, and achievements

It's heady times for fans of Lineage 2 Classic, as the European server has patched in its Saviors update. This large content patch...
Do you ever feel like we, as a group, are collectively trying too hard?

You can’t get raid quest items from LFR in World of Warcraft: Legion

The lack of a queue option for Mythic dungeons in World of Warcraft hasn't sat well with many people, but it appears that's...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 84: Rise of Irony

Justin, Eliot, and MJ discuss World of Fishing, WoW, RIFT, ARK, TSW, SWTOR, H&G, FFXIV, Destiny, TERA, DDO, LOTRO, Icarus, and GW2, with mailbag letters on MMO swag and art styles.

Age of Conan’s complete collection launches with a steep discount

How's this for a savage one-two punch of happiness? Funcom has bundled every scrap of Age of Conan content into a complete...
Sadly, I was hoping for actual trains.

Allods Online introduces battle training with its next patch

You don't have a permanent Arena team or the most solid possible grasp of raid mechanics in Allods Online. That's not pleasant, is...

Slay your enemies with their own limbs when Skyforge’s Ascension patch drops October 19

Don't call it an NGE, but when Skyforge's Ascension patch is live next month, it's bringing sweeping, casual-friendly change to the game....

Revelation Online delivers the skinny on gear

If it's an MMO, it's going to have gear. And if there's gear, then it's going to have stats. And if there are stats,...

Jukebox Heroes: Great music tracks from MOBAs

If you were ever to go to Vegas and place a bet that I would one day become a dedicated, passionate MOBA player, any bookie...

MU Legend starts accepting closed beta sign-ups

MU Legend, the hack-and-slash sequel to the long-running MU Online, is finally in the position to start taking applications for its closed...

Chris Roberts interviews shed light on Star Citizen launch, ambition, and CitizenCon

Gamers Nexus has a lengthy set of video interviews out covering Star Citizen this week. CIG's Chris Roberts touches...
Ain't no school like the old school.

World of Warcraft: Legion opens up more Emerald Nightmare options today

Do you want to be the very best, like no one was before? Then you'll probably want to take on the Mythic difficulty in...
The spoils.

Final Fantasy XIV patch 3.4 is out today

Ready to start in on the next leg of the journey in Final Fantasy XIV after the Dragonsong War? Patch 3.4 is out...

Chronicles of Elyria seeks $3M more in funding

With the opening of Chronicles of Elyria's web store next week, its team is working on the next phase of the game's fundraising...
All right. We have figured this out now.

The Daily Grind: Is there an old MMO trend that’s never coming back?

Massively OP commenter BalsBigBrother made a joke the other day about wanting me to stream Ultima Online, and I replied that the game...

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