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It knows you sinned.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 242: And then Blizzard said, ‘Hold my beer’

Justin, Bree, and Eliot discuss the Blizzard boytcott and fiasco, the Daybreak layoffs, Shroud of the Avatar's sell-off, the Guild Wars 2 hacker piece, and a few happier stories too.

Choose My Adventure: The Torchlight Frontiers Railmaster suddenly makes perfect sense

You know that moment when you’re playing a new MMORPG class and there’s this kind of epiphany? That feeling like a switch has been...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Is it time for Guild Wars 3?

Earlier this month, ArenaNet announced that President Mike O’Brien, former game director on both the original Guild Wars and Guild Wars...
We also like making you get dumb things!

The Daily Grind: Where do you go to get your World of Warcraft fix?

Following last week's nasty Blizzard Hong Kong mess, many players publicly stepped away from the studio and its games, in some cases deleting...
How is this the relaxing part.

Wisdom of Nym: Picking apart Final Fantasy XIV’s patch 5.1 teaser site

The past week was sure a trip, and a good chunk of it for me was taken up by stuff I didn't want to...

Not So Massively: The Blizzard I loved is dead

This week's Not So Massively column was supposed to be a wishlist of things I want from an announcement of Diablo IV....

The Daily Grind: What do you want your ‘legacy’ in your current MMO to be?

A few months back, a player on the Pantheon forums posted a neat question asking fellow players what they wanted to be known...
Let us pray.

The Daily Grind: Are there MMOs you’ve wanted to quit, but you couldn’t?

Very few of us are in a situation wherein large men are perched behind us claiming that something horrible will happen to our loved...

The Game Archaeologist: Funcom’s long-abandoned Midgard MMO

There used to be a time that Funcom was deeply into the MMORPG business, bringing us titles such as Anarchy Online, Age...

The Daily Grind: Whose MMO recommendations do you trust?

You want to hear a fun secret? You might think that we at Massively OP are all content being the tastemakers of the MMO...

Global Chat: One MMO gamer is trying to finish Fallen Earth before it’s gone

When you know that your beloved MMORPG is about to be shut down, what do you do? If you're the blog 24 Hours...
It ensues.

The Daily Grind: Do you actually engage with player-generated content in MMOs?

Two videos inspired today's Daily Grind. One is a recent episode of Extra Credits about player-generated content in games - what we've always...

Desert Oasis: A guide to some of Black Desert’s world bosses and their weapons

You know what I want to be when I grow up? A boss. Not the kind that starts a business living in a car...
Still here, guy.

The Daily Grind: What’s the longest MMO boycott you’ve run?

There are a lot of games I don't have any desire to play, and then there's Star Wars: The Old Republic. I still...

Global Chat: The Hearthstone Hong Kongstraversy

Everyone has an opinion when it comes to the controversy swirling about Blizzard's heavy-handed censorship of a Hearthstone professional gamer and his statements...

Previewing KurtzPel’s new character, Lime, plus a peek at the patch and 2v2 tourneys

KOG Games' early access MMO KurtzPel is due for a big patch, as we noted this past weekend, and it's coming...

Perfect Ten: Kickstarter MMOs that raised the most money

The rise of crowdfunding in the mid-2010s swept a large wave of MMORPGs our way that might never have happened otherwise. For a while...
That was a good plan, we thought this one through.

WoW Factor: The shabby ethics of Blizzard’s ‘Hong Kong liberation’ ban

Hooo boy, this was not an article I really expected to write this week. So, by now everyone's surely seen the news that Blizzard...

Tamriel Infinium: Which province will The Elder Scrolls Online explore in 2020?

As the Season of the Dragon begins to wrap up for The Elder Scrolls Online, community speculation has begun to turn to what...

The Daily Grind: Should MMOs do away with stat armor entirely?

While I'm all about progression and acquisition for my MMO characters as they journey through the levels, I'm less and less enthused about collecting...

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