Opinion

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The Daily Grind: Is dual-wielding dumb or cool?

If one weapon is neat, then two must be twice as great, right? That seems to be the thought process behind dual-wielding in video...

Infinite Crisis has basically made me a MOBA fan

It's 1989. My buddy and I are in a comic store and raising our eyebrows at this odd little one-shot called Gotham by Gaslight....
I don't miss the days without blood elves, not at all.

WoW Factor: The WoW token and the upcoming patch

Since the last edition of WoW Factor, two big things hit World of Warcraft in quick succession. The first is that the...

The Daily Grind: When do you know you’re never going back to an MMO?

Massively OP's Mike Foster said something that resonated with me earlier this week when during a debate about World of Warcraft, he uttered,...

Massively Overthinking: The pure PvE ‘niche’ of MMORPGs

This week's Massively Overthinking question is posed by Kickstarter donor Winterskorn, who wants to talk about something getting less and less love in MMORPGs lately:...

Chaos Theory: Six more tips for new Secret World players

You didn't seriously think that six tips could come close to encapsulating the knowledge needed to start in The Secret World, did you?...

Perfect Ten: Important features MMOs lacked at launch

Every MMO represents a journey, starting with an idea, progressing to a fledgling beta, launching as a production title, and growing thereafter. All of the...
GTA Online

The Daily Grind: Are you playing GTA Online?

I've been playing GTA V an absurd amount since Monday. It's basically two games, though, which is problematic for an already overloaded schedule. I...
ArcheAge

Leaderboard: Which style of MMO PvP do you prefer?

MMO PvP comes in a lot of different flavors, and while all of them involve sticking the pointy end into the other man to...

The Daily Grind: Do you plan ahead in your MMOs?

I am a horrible, horrible chess player. It's not that I don't understand the game or have the mind for basic strategies but that...

Jukebox Heroes: The Crew’s soundtrack

Sometimes the best soundtracks are hiding where you least expect them. Though perhaps I shouldn't be that surprised that The Crew has an...

Massively OP Podcast: Episode 10

Justin, Bree, and guests Ben and Tyler discuss WoW tokens, DCUO, Neverwinter's Minsc & Boo patch, Guild Wars 2, Elder Scrolls Online, Wurm Online, and WildStar.

Hyperspace Beacon: Five things you should know about Ziost before SWTOR Update 3.2

Shortly after Star Wars: The Old Republic launched, I was a part of a group of players asked which planet they would like to...

The Daily Grind: What old MMO feature deserves to make a comeback?

Today's Daily Grind comes to us from Kickstarter donor Diskonekted, who asks one of the genre's million-dollar questions: What features or technology from older MMOs...

Sword and Bored: Encumbrance

Mo discovers that cognitive dissonance is required to make sense of MMO encumbrance systems.
Running toward the blue sky.

Wisdom of Nym: What we now know about Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward

I honestly hadn't expected to learn quite this much about Heavensward this soon. I don't know why I hadn't expected this, to be...
Syrio Forel

The Daily Grind: Would you play a Game of Thrones MMO?

Did you watch Game of Thrones last night? I didn't. I'll get around to it eventually, though, I'm sure. How about a Game of...

MMO Mechanics: How strong communities are barriers-to-exit

MMOs occupy a unique position in our game libraries because they include a wide range of clever mechanics that keep us logging in day...
It was kind of mostly satisfying at the time, anyway.

The Daily Grind: What sort of characters do you have a tendency to play?

As a roleplayer, I have a lot of different character types that I've played, lots of different archetypes and the like. However, taking any...

The Daily Grind: What promised yet undelivered feature sticks in your craw?

There are few things more annoying than a developer promoting an upcoming feature or change and then never delivering on it. Four expansions later,...

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