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Here’s the stuff we’d never heard of before we covered it for the first time here. You wanted bleeding edge… here it is! [Follow this category’s RSS feed]

Gran Saga heralds its global release plans with multiple name drops, music, and lots of character art

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Back in 2020, we first learned about Gran Saga, a character-driven anime MMORPG for PC and mobile from Korean developer NPixel that made its...

Land of Might is a ‘retro 16-bit bullet hell roguelike MMORPG’ that can be played in a browser

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Here at Massively Overpowered, we cover as much of our genre as we can. Big or small, indie studio or major studio, PC, browser,...

5v5 hero shooter FragPunk starts taking names for a Steam closed alpha scheduled for June 27

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Earlier this week we reported on the reveal of FragPunk, another NetEase 5v5 hero shooter that leans into a colorful visual style and a...

Fight or Kite: 33 Immortals continues the trend of pseudo-MMO gaming

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Even given the general pullback in the games industry from using the term MMO, I sure am noticing a bunch of other games that...

Hands-on with V Rising: PC vs. PS5, multiplayer, and progression impressions

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You might think given the last few pieces I've written that I might have a thing for vampires. I vehemently deny this. It is...

SGF 2024: Monster Hunter Wilds is a dynamic Worlds-like game

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Guys. Guys. GUYS! I am so excited about Monster Hunter Wilds. I don't own a console that can play it, and I haven't enjoyed any PC port...

SGF 2024: Aloft is a cozy Ghibli-inspired PvE-centric survival sandbox in the sky

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When I first heard about Aloft while planning for Summer Games Fest 2024, I figured it would just be a cute multiplayer survival game;...

SGF 2024: A quick look at Capcom’s Monster Hunter Stories Collection

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I know many people looking at will see "Monster Hunter" in the title here and wonder why it doesn't say, "Wilds," but that comes...

SGF 2024: FragPunk is a 5v5 hero shooter from NetEase featuring power-up cards that ‘bend the rules of combat’

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It's a widely held belief that competitive team shooters must achieve a perfect sense of balance, tuning weapons, abilities, maps, and mechanics in a...

Polaris is an upcoming four-player PvE shooter featuring fully destructible environments

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Yes, we've got another upcoming multiplayer shooter on our hands, but this one might have enough interesting wrinkles to it to raise it above...

SGF 2024: Hands-on with NetEase’s team shooter Marvel Rivals

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There are lots of Summer Games Fest embargos still in place and more coming this week, but fortunately NetEase's Marvel Rivals is something I can...

Stormforge is a new multiplayer survival sandbox inspired by D&D and The Stormlight Archive

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Among the new multiplayer games announced this weekend during not-E3 is a fresh "open-world fantasy survival crafting game" called Stormforge (you might have heard...
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SGF 2024: Mecha Break is an upcoming multiplayer mecha shooter with a beta in August

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Who wants some giant robot multiplayer shooting action? Mecha Break was announced today as part of the Summer Games Fest, and it is promising...

NCsoft’s Battle Crush sets early access for June 27, opens crossplatform registration today

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NCsoft's next big thing is coming June 27th! No, not Throne and Liberty; we're talking about its new cross-platform brawler, Battle Crush. The company...

Persist Online interview: CipSoft explains why Persist is an MMORPG, not a survival shooter

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Earlier this week, we covered the surprising news that Tibia developer CipSoft has a new MMORPG on the way. At least, the studio is...

Concord is a team vs team FPS that promises approachable but deep gameplay

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Evidently game studios smell Overwatch 2's blood in the water because we've got yet another addition to the team vs. team hero shooter sub-genre....

First Impressions: Corepunk’s MOBA-esque closed alpha was fun – with lots of room to grow

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I've got a pretty good poker face, especially when nobody can see my face. So I've been pretty subtle about my excitement for Corepunk...

Tibia dev CipSoft just announced Persist Online, a post-apoc PvPvE MMORPG

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Tibia developer CipSoft has a big announcement lined up for this morning: It's working on a new MMO. In fact, it's calling it a...

Multiplayer survival sandbox Aloft opens Steam demo for the Open World Survival Crafting Fest

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Among the many multiplayer survival sandbox titles being promoted on Steam this week as part of the Steam Open World Survival Crafting Fest is...

Fight or Kite: Rabbit and Steel distills the MMO raid experience into a flashy boss battling roguelike

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So here’s one that came out of left field for me. Rabbit and Steel (heretofore mentally referred to as Buns 'n' Blades) is an...