2019 eoty meta

Leaderboard: What was the most overrated MMO of 2020?

Longtime readers will know we've been granting an official end-of-the-year award for the most underrated MMO for several years now. But it comes along...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO offered the best PvE experience in 2019?

PvE content is pretty much considered a given in MMORPGs: Even games without virtual combat usually pit the player against something environmental, whether it's...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO studio had the best communication in 2019?

I am in the weird position lately of finding that my favorite live MMOs are not necessarily made by my favorite studios. I find...

The Daily Grind: Who was the MMORPG gamer of the year in 2019?

One of the awards we considered doing this year but decided not to is one for gamer of the year, specifically MMORPG gamer of...

Perfect Ten: The MMOs with the most uncertain futures at the start of 2020

This annual column always inspires a certain amount of debate, which is intentional. Outside of the office, a good chunk of that debate is...
ESO Tales of the Dead

The Daily Grind: Which game made the biggest contribution to killing MMORPGs in 2019?

Back in 2016, we asked our commenters to propose new awards categories for us here on MOP, and while we didn't go with this...

The Daily Grind: What was the most innovative MMO of 2019?

Many years ago, we used to give an award for the most innovative MMO. It fell by the wayside as we expanded our awards...

MassivelyOP’s complete 2019 awards debrief and annual recap

As we did in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, today I'm going to recap our annual awards and other meta articles from the end of...

The Daily Grind: What MMOs are you no longer anticipating in 2020?

Every year, we dish out our "most anticipated" award, and you know what? It's almost never the same game twice, and sadly it's not...
Paws for impact.

Massively Overthinking: The best MMOs of the decade

A few years back, we did a cheeky Massively Overthinking about our five favorite MMORPGs of all time. It was quite a potent list...

Perfect Ten: Upcoming MMOs to watch in 2020

There is a great feeling of flipping a calendar over to a fresh year, isn't there? All that promise and potential spread out in...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most expensive MMO to play at the start of 2020?

Let's talk about money. Everyone knows that you can go over to Star Citizen right now and drop thousands of dollars on stuff in the...

A look back at the MMO and gaming science topics of 2019

Since becoming MassivelyOP, our staff has worked hard to buff up our gaming science-related articles. Last year, we noted that our pile of science...

The Daily Grind: What was the biggest MMO mess that flew under the radar in 2019?

With all of our awards, positive and negative, mostly behind us now, I want to reflect on something almost no one talked about at...

MassivelyOP’s Weirdest MMO Stories of 2019: Transmedia sub synergy

Today we're finishing off our countdown of Massively OP's weirdest MMORPG stories of 2019! Coming in at #1 on our list is... Guild Wars 2 kicks...

MassivelyOP’s Weirdest MMO Stories of 2019: Gamer goo

Today we're continuing our countdown of Massively OP's weirdest MMORPG stories of 2019! Coming in at #2 on our list is... Gamer-oriented 'Gamer Goo' lotion vows...

The best MassivelyOP community Daily Grinds of 2019

Last year, I counted it up: The first Daily Grind on Massively was written on November 3rd, 2007, one day after Old Massively was...

Working As Intended: The MMOs we lost in 2019

The good news is that our sunsetted MMO list from 2019 is shorter than in most years. The bad news, of course, is that...

Leaderboard: What’s the most vulnerable Daybreak MMO in 2020?

It's become a bit of an unhappy tradition here on MOP to take stock of Daybreak at the start of every year, due in...

The Daily Grind: Will you kickstart any MMOs in 2020?

I ask you guys this every year. And every year I get the same wary replies. Everyone's sick of Kickstarter. Nobody trusts Kickstarter games....