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Car game.

Betawatch: Everything is going into beta (April 8, 2016)

Do you feel a cold, hollow pit in your heart that could only be filled with Auto Assault and its legacy of motorized vehicles...
I don't miss the days without blood elves, not at all.

WoW Factor: Nostalrius, copyright, and player demand

If you haven't been following the latest Legion testing - which, at the end of the day, is just a series of iterative...

The Daily Grind: Would you play on a vanilla World of Warcraft server?

Word that wildly popular "progressive vanilla" World of Warcraft emulator Nostalrius is sunsetting in the face of a Blizzard legal threat...

Massively Overthinking: Grouping, kill-stealing, and open PvP in MMORPGs

This week's Massively Overthinking topic arrived in our inboxes from longtime reader Leiloni. It's a timely one all about newly launched Tree of Savior...

Chaos Theory: Is The Secret World best when binged?

Binge watching. You know the practice when it comes to your favorite shows, but what about your favorite games? While this certainly isn't the...

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs with huge class rosters

After talking with Mark Jacobs the other week about the difficulty of balancing Camelot Unchained's 30 classes, it got my mind thinking...
Hey, it's okay.

The Daily Grind: What MMO has offered you the best customer service?

I have had three separate Final Fantasy XI accounts over the years, and because of the way in which those accounts work, it...

Flameseeker Chronicles: The future of Guild Wars 2 under Mike O’Brien

The news coming from ArenaNet has been very interesting since the company's President Mike O'Brien took over as Guild Wars 2 Game...
Right, luv.

Blizzard swapped Tracer’s butt pose in Overwatch with a… different butt pose

We're sure you're all still watching Overwatch's #tracergate with keen anticipation, so you'll be pleased to know that Blizzard replaced Tracer's infamous...
Get better at this.

The Daily Grind: What advice would you give tanks in your MMO?

I've danced through many roles in MMOs, but the one that remains largely explored for me is that of the tank. Oh, the idea...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 59: This great stage of fools

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2 SAB and legendary weapons, WoW, EVE's World War Bee, FFXI, TSW's new issue, and WildStar's Arcterra, with mailbag questions on similar MMO experiences and customer support.

Hyperspace Beacon: Three things SWTOR’s Eternal Championship needs

Hello BioWare, It’s me again, your average Star Wars: The Old Republic fan. You remember when I complained about Chapter 10...

The Daily Grind: What’s the ‘deadest’ live MMORPG out there?

If you were all prepared to troll with a sunsetted game or say "anything by Daybreak or Trion or whatever studio that's popular to hate...
Here we go again.

Wisdom of Nym: Where we’re heading in Final Fantasy XIV with patch 3.3 (and beyond)

I've made no real secret of the fact that I don't particularly like Final Fantasy XIV's live letters. Leaving aside the usual issues...
One day the snow began to fall...

Black Desert puts auto-path looping to player vote

Burke's Law: Never ask a question unless you already know the answer. That's a rule Daum hopefully knows already, else it might...
Cool times.

The Daily Grind: What is the single worst element of MMORPG endgame?

I have ranted at length about how much I dislike the concept of MMORPG endgame. I don't like how it shapes eternal online...
Zorp.

The Daily Grind: What MMO would you play if you were the only player?

Imagine you woke up tomorrow and something very odd had happened in the MMO space: You are the only player. The only one anywhere....

Leaderboard: Which half of H1Z1 are you playing?

One of the pranks we considered pulling for April Fools' Day was a split of Massively OP into two halves: Massively, the survival game,...

Massively OP’s guide to MMO dungeon run etiquette

Dungeon runs in MMOs can be a socially terrifying situation, especially for those of us who are quite comfortable in our solo-centric playstyle or...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO have you played the longest?

Is it a disheartening or an uplifting activity to check your /played for an MMO? I usually think it's astonishing that I've been able...

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