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The Daily Grind: What was the most innovative MMO of 2018?

To balance out our traditional Daily Grind on MMOs that contribute to the death of the genre, it seems only fitting to do one...

Leaderboard: What’s the most vulnerable Daybreak MMO in 2019?

Way back in 2015, not long after the SOE game purge and Daybreak transition that laid off a huge number of developers, we began...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most expensive MMO to play at the start of 2019?

2018 was an odd year for MMO monetization. Oh sure, we saw Star Citizen offer things like $27,000 ship packages, but obviously most people...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO studio told the biggest fib in 2018?

It would be so awesome if I could come to work every day and know that everything developers say is absolutely truthful and no...

The Daily Grind: Which game made the biggest contribution to killing the MMORPG genre in 2018?

So here's a fun-slash-depressing annual Daily Grind we've been running for the past few years thanks to DK, who originally proposed it. The knee-jerk answer,...

The Daily Grind: What MMOs are you no longer anticipating in 2019?

I always have a ridiculously long list of MMOs I'm anticipating every year. In fact, we usually write our list of anticipated games several...

Leaderboard: What was the best new MMO of 2018?

Last week, we announced our award for MMO of the Year; it once again went to Final Fantasy XIV. You might notice that XIV...

The Daily Grind: What MMO has the brightest future looking into 2019?

One of the most popular roundups we do every single year is about the healthiest MMORPGs in the genre. I love it because it...

The Daily Grind: Do you have any MMO resolutions for 2019?

So here we are in 2019. It looks a lot like 2018, really. But it's a new year, and this is usually the point...

Leaderboard: What’s the best classic MMORPG still running at the end of 2018?

Longtime MOP readers know that many our writers have a fondness for old MMORPGs, either because that's how we got into the hobby and...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG studio had the best communication in 2018?

This past fall, Star Citizen's Chris Roberts raised more than a few eyebrows when he claimed that "no other game shares as much information...
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The Daily Grind: Do you have any MMO regrets from 2018?

We talk a lot about how we feel about the year that's past and our resolutions for the next year, but we don't tend...

The Daily Grind: Will you kickstart any MMOs in 2019?

Last year, I realized that I hadn't backed any video games. I didn't back any this year either. Oh, sure, some of the games...

The Daily Grind: What MMO had the best player community in 2018?

One of the informal award type articles we've done every year for the last couple of years is this one: the one sussing out...

The Daily Grind: What was the best new zone added to an MMO in 2018?

Thanks to MOP reader Agemyth's suggestion back in 2016, we've been debating the best new zone added to an MMO every year. Obviously, your answer...
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The Daily Grind: What was the worst MMO trend of 2018?

Last week, as part of MOP's 2018 awards rollout, we asked you about the best trend of the year for our genre. We were...

Leaderboard: What was the best mobile MMO of 2018?

While 2017 was a big year for mobile, 2018 was even bigger, as more and more MMORPG companies, from CCP Games and NCsoft to...

Leaderboard: What was the most overrated MMO of 2018?

Every year for the last many years, we've done some sort of award for the most underrated MMO, or even the year's sleeper hit....

The Daily Grind: What was the most painful MMO sunset of 2018?

I have a feeling I know what the answer to this question is going to be for a lot of folks - WildStar is...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG has the best graphical appeal as of 2018?

We don't give out a formal end-of-the-year award for MMO graphics at Massively OP. It'd be almost impossible to come to a consensus. As...