2021 eoty listicle

Perfect Ten: The best value MMOs at the start of 2022

One of the reasons that I have been a huge fan of MMORPGs for nearly two decades now is that they offer a terrific...

A look back at the MMO and gaming science topics of 2021

It's now become a long-running tradition on Massively OP to track science stories that track with online gaming and MMOs - this is our...

Working As Intended: The MMOs we lost in 2021

This is always one of the most depressing roundups I do around the turn of every year, and this year... well, we lost some...

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO stories of 2021

As the year that was 2021 comes to a close -- raise a glass, give a toast, and perhaps think of a few fond...

The best MassivelyOP community Daily Grinds of 2021

Longtime readers know that the Daily Grind column on MassivelyOP is basically a morning icebreaker post, something fun or juicy or silly to get...

The Massively OP Podcast in review, 2021 edition

Recap of all shows released over the course of 2021.

The best Massively OP streams of 2021

Massively OP's Stream Team had a most unusual 2021, as Mother Nature took a bite out of MOP's MJ's house - and her streaming...
Almost tangible. Again.

Happy New Year to all the uplifting things in MMOs, 2021 edition for 2022

Every year on New Year's Eve, we collect all the reasons we can't have nice things - all the worst things that happened to...

Goodbye to all the reasons we can’t have nice things in MMOs, 2021 edition

Years ago, we started binning all our positive stories under the "warm fuzzies" tag and our uggggg stories under "this is why we can't...
New world, old problems.

End-of-year Eleven: The MMOs with the most uncertain futures going into 2022

All right, so let's start with the disclaimer that I put right at the start of this article every single year, which at least...
Now we're gundagood.

End-of-Year Eleven: The best MMO updates and expansions of 2021

Some years are just bulkier than others when it comes to updates for existing MMOs. That's the nature of the beast. Some years just...

Make My MMO: The biggest MMO crowdfunding news of 2021

Welcome to a special edition of Make My MMO, Massively OP's intermittent check-in on all the crowdfunding MMOs in our genre. You might have noticed...

End-of-Year Eleven: The top MMOs to watch in 2022

If 2021 had a problem, it was that we got simply too many MMO releases between new launches, early access, and expansions. This breathtaking...
Nin Nin

End-of-year Eleven: The healthiest live MMOs at the end of 2021

Healthy MMOs are a good thing. They have smooth, glossy coats, strong teeth capable of snapping bone, a full-throated call, and it just occurs...

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO surprises of 2021

Why do I love covering MMORPG news year in and year out? If I'm honest about it, I'm usually in this for the surprises....