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]

Firefall updates players on missing items following patch 1.6

The most recent Firefall patch had some significant issues when it first went live, but those issues are still being sorted out now....

Choose My Adventure: Blade & Soul’s school of hard knocks (and mysterious, potentially deadly curses)

Hello friends, and welcome to week two of the February series of Choose My Adventure. For those of you who are just tuning...
Yeah, it's never happening.

Could one agreement be what’s preventing localization of Phantasy Star Online 2?

We've made our fair share of jokes about Phantasy Star Online 2 over here at Massively Overpowered, because how could we not? The...

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR Knights of the Fallen Empire Chapter 10 impressions

I can't lie: The fact that BioWare took nearly seven hours longer to launch the next chapter of Star Wars: The Old...
Forward and back and then forward and back and we go forward and back and wait this wasn't that boss.

Final Fantasy XIV previews the second section of Alexander

The threat of the Illuminati in Final Fantasy XIV has yet to be fully dealt with. Sure, the initial struggle to shut down...
There are wolves out here.

Nexon’s Q4 2015 financial report exceeded its November outlook

It's gonna be a big week for studio financial reporting. Nexon has kicked it off with its fourth quarter and full 2015...
sword

Sword Coast Legends lands on consoles this spring

Sword Coast Legends has just announced that it's launching on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One this spring. "Sword Coast Legends will be available for...

Flameseeker Chronicles: A visual guide to gliding in Guild Wars 2

I'm going to go out on a limb here and suggest that there aren't many mechanics that are more fantastical than zooming around within...
Right in half.

Star Citizen clarifies the persistent universe and Squadron 42 split

Are you wondering about how the split between Star Citizen and Squadron 42 will affect your purchase of the game? The...

RIFT will soon let you buy any of its 8,100 artifacts for credits

Whether you call them shinies or sparklies, artifacts are a fun little diversion in RIFT that can pay off with special toys, mounts,...

Pantheon’s Cleric is the ultimate team player

There comes a point in any MMO's early development when the players find themselves at the end of their patience for yet another zone...

Blade & Soul releases Rising Waters, reaches 2M players in the west

Are you finished with all of the content that Blade & Soul has to offer, now that you've had a few weeks to...

Neverwinter trade bar store bait-and-switch causes community stir

Neverwinter's Xbox One community has had to live with the fact that its version of the game would always be lagging behind the...
Sometimes we're all on the same side... sort of.

The Daily Grind: Is early access to content a good thing in MMOs?

Because I was subscribed at the right time, I had access to Star Wars: The Old Republic's next major story chapter two days...

Global Chat: Saying farewell to City of Steam

No doubt by now you have heard that the indie steampunk City of Steam has been shuttered. And while its demise won't...

Battle Bards podcast listens to housing music

When an MMO player gets cozy in his or her in-game home, the sound is as essential to the ambiance as the decor. Not...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 50: Happy birthday MOP!

On this week's Massively OP Podcast, Justin and Bree discuss MOP's first birthday, DUST 514, H1Z1, DCUO, Hearthstone, Anarchy Online, Diablo III, and TSW, with a mailbag question on the return of MMO subs.

Elder Scrolls Online’s Thieves Guild DLC patch notes

ZeniMax Online Studios has released incremental patch notes for the version of Elder Scrolls Online's Thieves Guild DLC currently on the...
Too soon? No.

Nerd Kingdom is ‘strongly considering’ making TUG free in some form

As TUG engages in the process of transferring over to a new engine, Nerd Kingdom continues to discuss what it's thinking in...

Pumpkin Online downgrades from MMO status, aims for beta by winter

Let's do a catch-up post on the development of the non-combat dating sim Pumpkin Online, shall we? Back in October 2015, the team...

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