Multiplayer

Games in our Multiplayer category are multiplayer online games that share some but not all mechanics in common with traditional MMORPGs. Generally, their “massive” nature is contested. They frequently include OARPGs, online shooters, online strategy games, mobile MMOs, and other pseudo-MMOs that optionally provide single-player, offline, or custom-server support. We formerly categorized Multiplayer titles as “Not So Massively” games. You may also be interested in our MOBA category for PvP-centric arena battlers. [Follow the Multiplayer Online Games category’s RSS feed]

The Survivalist: The perils of breeding pets in PixARK, chapter two

There is wrong, and then there is perilously wrong. The kind of wrong so dangerous that the odds of your heart finally recovering are...

Fight or Kite: Fallout 76’s Nuclear Winter is a blast

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A multiplayer online game is looking for the new hot thing to drum up interest in...

Former Epic producer reveals that Fortnite almost got canned over Save the World

Fortnite Battle Royale has been a runaway success for Epic Games, cementing the popularity of the battle royale genre in mainstream gaming...

Warframe dares you to pop its boil in Operation Plague Star

It's ooey. It's squishy. And it's just begging to be lanced by expert boil poppers. If you have the stomach for it, you might want...

The Stream Team: Building a better PixARK base

Massively OP's MJ needs to take a breather from breeding (dinos, folks, breeding dinos!), so she's going to focus on building a better base....

The Stream Team: Plowing through Warframe’s planetary missions

The Second Dream packed quite a punch, and now Massively OP's MJ is even hungrier for more Warframe story missions! However, The War Within...

Fallout 76 will keep its battle royale mode Nuclear Winter live past its ‘pre-beta sneak peek’

Stop us if you saw this one coming: Bethsoft says it's going to go ahead and keep Fallout 76's Nuclear Winter mode...

The Survivalist: The perils of breeding pets in PixARK, chapter one

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. I am going to share a story with you. At it's core, it's...

The Stream Team: A free first look at Fallout 76

Now there's a game Massively OP's MJ didn't expect to be jumping into: Fallout 76. But there's a free week trial going on,...

The Division 2: Freebie weekend and lessons learned from running a live game

The whole "games as a service" thing is a pretty hot-button topic in gaming circles, but there often isn't a lot of discussion about...

Fallout 76 announces double XP event following its week-long free trial

In case you'd forgotten, you can currently jump into the Appalachian wastelands of Fallout 76 and play for free until June 17th, and...
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Path of Exile fixes Legion bugs and adds a visual guide for incubators

The next patch to Legion for Path of Exile is due out by the end of the week, and that's good news. Further...
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Warframe delays Operation: Plague Star over unexpected bugs

Is there anything worse than being all psyched up for a big in-game event, only to find out at the last minute that the...

Destiny 2 won’t be exclusive to Steam: Bungie reveals new details about the game’s future

Following Bungie's bombshell E3 announcement that Destiny 2 will be departing Blizzard's Battle.net client for the greener pastures of Steam...

Two million players are sailing the Sea of Thieves after the anniversary update

It's simple math that a sandbox is more fun (or more stressful) the more people romping around in it, and it would seem that...
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California says Riot Games is refusing to fully cooperate with its gender discrimination investigation

The Riot sexual harassment and gender discrimination fiasco is coming up on its anniversary this summer, and from a legal perspective, it's only just...

E3 2019: Terraria: Journey’s End will be the game’s final update before entering maintenance mode

It's been a long trip for the 2-D multiplayer side-scrolling exploration title Terraria, and while we don't cover this one particularly closely, the...

Light some fires in Red Dead Online’s newest Showdown mode, Sport of Kings

Prepare to ride like royalty, Red Dead Online players; the game's latest update brings a new Showdown game mode, Sport of Kings, which...
Bears are always fashionable.

Outlaws of the Old West patches in the tailor

Being on the wrong side of the law in Outlaws of the Old West is no excuse for looking less than fashionable. Fortunately for...

Conan Exiles patches out an attribute exploit in the Xbox One version

So evidently there was a teeny tiny little problem with the Xbox One version of Conan Exiles where players were able to give...

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