2022 eoty listicle

Global Chat: The MMO blogs you should be reading in 2023

Welcome to a new year of Global Chat -- and with it, the anticipation of a great assortment of MMO blog essays, questions, guides,...

Working As Intended: The MMOs we lost in 2022

Perhaps one of our saddest traditions at the turn of every year is taking stock of all the MMOs we lost along the way....
This is fine.

End-of-Year Eleven: The MMOs with the most uncertain futures in 2023

Years ago, I did the first version of this yearly column in a one-off format in the middle of the year just because I...

End-of-Year Eleven: The top MMOs to watch in 2023

You know how some people like to push this narrative that "MMOs are dying?" If that were actually true, then my job to round...

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

It's our tradition to bundle all the reasons we can't have nice things - all the worst things that happened to the MMORPG genre over...

Goodbye to all the reasons we can’t have nice things in MMOs, 2022 edition

A few years back, we started collecting our happiest stories under the "warm fuzzies" tag and our most unpleasant ones under "this is why...

The best MassivelyOP streams of 2022

MassivelyOP's Stream Team expanded with a bang in 2022 as MOP's Chris joined MOP's MJ to form our core streaming duo. Not only do...

The Massively OP Podcast in review, 2022 edition

Recap of all the shows released in 2022, bringing our total to 733 episodes (331+402).

The best MassivelyOP community Daily Grinds of 2022

2022 marks the fifth year in a row we've done this roundup, but the Daily Grind has been a recurring mini-column here on MassivelyOP...

A look back at the MMO and gaming science topics of 2022

It's hard to believe, but 2022 is actually the eighth year in a row we've been tracking science stories relevant to the MMO genre....
It's Cid! Hi Cid! Fix this.

End-of-Year Eleven: The best value MMOs going into 2023

Every year when I do this post, I muse about what "value" actually means for MMOs because it's actually a tricky proposition and that...
How charmingly old world.

End-of-Year Eleven: The best MMO expansions and updates of 2022

One of the underrated aspects of being an MMO player is that our games get more updates and expansions than almost any other type...

The true meaning of Christmas across the MMO space, 2022 edition

You there, boy, what day is it? Or girl! I can't see very well at this age. You say it's Christmas day? Well, then,...

Make My MMO: The biggest MMO crowdfunding stories of 2022

Welcome to a special edition of Make My MMO, Massively OP's column keeping track of all the crowdfunding MMOs in our genre. Last year, the...
Run! They've got a New World in the sidecar!

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO stories of 2022

I might be biased - by which I mean I am definitely biased - but 2022 was a year of big stories and big...

End-of-year Eleven: The healthiest live MMOs at the end of 2022

When you're investing a whole lot of time and (potentially) money into MMORPGs, you want to make sure that your game isn't going belly-up...
Hey. I got a ball.

End-of-Year Eleven: The Biggest MMO Surprises of 2022

All right, 2022, you are officially no longer allowed to surprise us any more because we're doing the end-of-year thing now and that means...