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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Exclusive: Crowfall’s world building pipeline video and interview

Are you a fan of Tetris but wish it were more free-form and connected to an MMO's world building tool kit? Yeah, neither am I,...

RuneScape’s big 2016 plans include an expansion and graphics upgrade

RuneScape has a lot of years under its belt, and a lot of content under its hood. In fact, it's 15 for the...

H1Z1 pushes out patch and trailers for both of its new halves

Welcome to the glorious era of trying to keep track of dual H1Z1 games at any given time. Yesterday, Daybreak put out
How dare you be dishonest back at me!

Black Desert’s second closed beta is live now

The second closed beta for Black Desert has kicked off. You could be playing the game right now. It's not quite the same...
Good plan.

Guild Wars 2 hosts the first season finals for its Pro League on Saturday

At 11 a.m. EST on Saturday, February 20th, the finale of Guild Wars 2's first Pro League season will commence. If you've been...
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The Daily Grind: What MMOs have unexpectedly hooked you?

My roommate expected to like Star Trek Online because, well, she likes Star Trek. That was a given. What she didn't expect was...

TERA’s new CM fields player questions

TERA is welcoming a new community manager this week: Sean "Spacecats" Gibbons, fresh off a stint working as Magic: The Gathering's CM. Gibbons...

Jukebox Heroes: Six forgettable MMOs with unforgettable soundtracks

I have often thought it grossly unfair that a video game soundtrack is linked, for better and for worse, with the popularity of the...

ELOA deploys new raid dungeon, tackles spammers

ELOA's latest patch, The Lost Temple, has deployed today, with its chief addition being a raid dungeon by that same name. Need more...

How The Elder Scrolls Online is making grouping less painful

The Elder Scrolls Online's Thieves Guild DLC will offer benefits to more than your sneaking exploits, says a new dev blog released on...

Star Conflict prepares to upgrade its sector conquest system

The meat of Star Conflict's, er, conflict has been in its sector conquest system, which went live about a year ago. The team...

FFXIV’s Feast arenas are a klepto’s dream

If you need to combine vices to get your jollies, then Final Fantasy XIV might have just the thing. When the game's new...

Here’s how to adopt your own lunar dragon in Trove

You might not have noticed that the Chinese Lunar New Year was February 8th, but trust us, it was. Some MMOs do mark this...
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Someone actually won The Elder Scrolls Online’s million dollar prize

Someone actually won The Elder Scrolls Online's million dollar prize, and it wasn't you. ZeniMax CM Jessica Folsom broke everyone's heart with the

The Stream Team: Moving past Makeb in SWTOR’s story

SWTOR keeps adding new chapters to the story, but MassivelyOP's MJ can't experience them yet because she still hasn't made it to the KOTFE...

Trinium Wars pushes Steam launch to March, demos 1000-player PvP

InselGames and HanmaruSoft have today posted a trailer for Trinium Wars' large-scale PvP gameplay, called Resource War. The Resource War mode plays out...

World of Warcraft: Legion has higher system requirements than previous expansions

If you've been assuming that World of Warcraft: Legion will run just fine on your current machine, you might want to take...
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Final Fantasy XIV previews changes coming to group pose functionality

Getting a screenshot right is serious business. Final Fantasy XIV added its group pose functionality in patch 3.1 to make it that much...

Previewing Chronicle: RuneScape Legends ahead of its March 23 beta

If you haven't heard of RuneScape's upcoming card game, you're not alone. Even when it skittered across my desk last fall, it largely...
No one weekend should have all that power.

Former Funcom CEO charged with market manipulation and insider trading

Reuters reports that former Funcom CEO Trond Arne Aas has been charged by The Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of...

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