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I need Shroud of the Avatar’s airship house

Shroud of the Avatar posted another meaty newsletter update over the weekend. Update of the Avatar #138 features more on the architecture of...

This is how you leave Black Desert feedback

If you've ever thought about leaving useful beta feedback for the developers of an MMO that you care about, Black Desert fan Kinto...

RIFT characters prank people in new ads

What's a skelf doing tipping a napping girl into a pool? Why is a female warrior throwing firecrackers at an innocent guy? Why is...

World of Tanks’ new global map debuts Wednesday

World of Tanks is getting a new global map this Wednesday. The revamped map has been in open beta for a couple of...

Be a monkey in SkySaga and fulfill your dreams

Don't be ashamed of that time when you were chastised for "monkeying around." Instead, own it by playing as a hyper simian in
This was not actually complex.

Elite: Dangerous brings back lifetime expansion passes before Horizons

The first expansion for Elite: Dangerous is on its way, but as a buy-to-play title there's a bit of confusion about who gets...

Revival and Star Citizen studio IllFonic lays off six

IllFonic, the studio behind the dark fantasy sandbox Revival and one of several contributors to Star Citizen's FPS module, has laid off...
Bugs are but a dream.

Star Trek Online invites the players to help hunt down bugs

Bugs. They plague every online game, no matter how hard the designers try to hunt them down. So Star Trek Online is seeking...

Check out Otherland’s housing in its features video

Last week, Drago Entertainment emerged from its zone of quiet development to remind everyone that Otherland still exists and in fact...
I am COMPELLED to SHOOT!

Devilian spotlights the Cannoneer

How would you like to play a character who looks like a 10-year-old with a short skirt and a large cannon? If your response...
Nobody can fly, stop trying to fly.

Heroes of the Storm shines the spotlight on Kharazim

How much do you know about the newest support character in Heroes of the Storm? If you know less than you'd like, or...

Trion Worlds buys gaming mouse for injured Trove player

When an MMO gamer named Ziedus cut his left hand at work and had to have surgery to repair it, he announced that

WildStar beefs up world discoveries

WildStar is rethinking and renovating many of its systems for the upcoming free-to-play update, even small ones like discoveries. Discoveries are cracked glowy patches...

ArcheAge is gifting players free griffins next month

The griffin: half-eagle, half-lion, and soon to be all yours. ArcheAge players will soon have the opportunity to snag one of these...
What the eff

Phantasy Star Online 2 coming to PS4 in 2016, still no word on Western release

The western-elusive Phantasy Star Online 2 is making the jump to the PlayStation 4 in Japan next year, bringing along a brand-new episode. The...

MMO Week in Review: Funcom’s fate (August 16, 2015)

Were you too busy gaming this week to pay attention to MMO news? Get caught up every Sunday evening with Massively Overpowered’s Week in...

The MOP Up: Fishing Planet will rule all

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we're deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Player housing is coming to Elder Scrolls Online

While it might be a while coming, player housing has been confirmed as an upcoming feature for Elder Scrolls Online. Start picking...
Make My MMO

Make My MMO: August 15, 2015

This week in MMO crowdfunding news, Project Gorgon topped another couple of stretch goals. The funky fantasy sandbox thing with cows stands at...

Gloria Victis fights with its animation system, emerges victorious

Gloria Victis pre-alpha version 0.3 is live, and apparently it took some doing, since the changelog post describes a "long fight with the...

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