Opinion

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SuperData’s Van Dreunen on tomorrow’s Heroes of the Storm launch

Tomorrow's the big day for Blizzard's entry into the crowded and uber-competitive MOBA market. Heroes of the Storm officially launches on June...

Sword and Bored: Trade

Mo learns that objects in this brave new world are all too often... bind-on-pickup.
Going back.

Wisdom of Nym: Final Fantasy XIV and the unknown expansion skills

If you've been paying attention the last few weeks, you've doubtlessly heard a fair bit about the new skills that the various classes and...

The Daily Grind: How do you plan to play Star Citizen?

I'm pretty excited to get my hands on some different ships in this week's Star Citizen free-fly event. I know, I know,...

EVE Evolved: Have the Drifters conquered the Jove Empire?

EVE Online's Carnyx release is right around the corner on June 2nd, and it's going to be a big update! The Caldari...
Do we seize the feature creep or not? Decisions!

The Daily Grind: What are you looking forward to, MMO-wise, in the rest of 2015?

What in the world happened to the first half of 2015? With one thing or another, it just flew by, and here we are...
If I had known then what I know now, I... would have felt no different, really, but it might have mitigated stuff.

WRUP: Goodbye, my sweet would-be treasure edition

I don't think I can properly express how much I love the Ikthians in WildStar. The Ikthian Crawler is seriously something I would......

The Daily Grind: Are you excited for Wander?

Wander kind of surprised me. I've been aware of it for some time, but due to its lack of a launch date and my...

The Soapbox: Can MMOs eradicate pay-to-win?

You know what sucks about getting old? Apart from the adult diapers and the dying? Yeah, it's the seeing things you love retconned into...

The Daily Grind: Will you play WildStar once it’s free-to-play?

Ever since the rumors began that WildStar was about to flip the switch on a new free-to-play business model, I've been pondering...
Which one of you is the Juno Reactor and which one is the Don Davis?

Massively Overthinking: When IPs are wasted on mediocre MMOs

This week's Massively Overthinking question comes to us from Kickstarter donor Aldranis, whose query neatly dovetails with the IP-related question we answered...

WildStar’s free-to-play shift: Too little or just enough?

WildStar has taken a drubbing in its first year of operation, and much as I don't like saying so, it's deserved it. The...

Perfect Ten: Proof that the RuneScape Twitter account is stark raving mad

For a writer on a multi-MMORPG news site, following pretty much every online game's Twitter feed comes with the territory. It's always interesting to me to see...

Working As Intended: Sex, love, and MMOs

In the ongoing, neverending sandbox-vs.-themepark MMO debate, the folks on the side of sandboxes want one thing: more. Actually they want a lot more. They want...

The Daily Grind: Are you excited for Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns?

I have no doubt that Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns is going to be big, both for the studio and its...
Call of Juarez

Leaderboard: Would you play a wild west MMO?

I've been playing Call of Juarez: Gunslinger here lately. It's nothing special, really, but it is a competent wild west shooter that I picked up...

Massively Opinionated: Which MMO is the stickiest?

In this episode, Larry, Tina, Cosmic Engine, and Jason debate what makes MMORPGs sticky and which game has done it the best.

Chaos Theory: The lowdown on The Secret World’s motorcycles

Ever since The Secret World's debut dev livestream two weeks ago teased motorcycle mounts, players have been abuzz with anticipation. The desire...

The Daily Grind: If it were 2003 again, which MMO would you play?

Fun hypothetical: Let's say that all of us -- including Massively Overpowered -- were thrown back in time 12 years to 2003. There's no...

Jukebox Heroes: Infinite Crisis’ score will get you pumped up for the good fight

I love a really good superhero score. Some of my favorite pieces include John Williams' Superman theme, Danny Elfman's Batman introduction, Brian...

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