See: Asheron’s Call

Asheron’s Call rogue servers add playable Olthoi from the MMO’s 11th anniversary

One of Asheron's Call's most iconic entries in its fantasy bestiary is now playable (again). AsheronDB is reporting that ACE-compatible rogue servers added back...

PSO2 New Genesis runs down Frozen Resolution features and additional updates landing in June

Yesterday saw Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis release another NGS Headline video, and as one might expect, it's all about this month's updates,...
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Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis unveils a spring event for March 6 and new high-level content for April 6

During its latest Headline broadcast, Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis unveiled some new content heading to the game in the months of March...

Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis kicks off its first world trial with the Stellar Grace Recovery Operation

It's not running around the open world of Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis collecting stuff to get a temporary buff, it's a "world...

Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis’ ‘major’ Sandstorm Requiem content update is live today

Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis now have something new to do beyond spend AC on Scratch Tickets. Yesterday saw the game's sizeable Sandstorm...

Asheron’s Call emulation is alive and well as its plugin framework just got a big update

Asheron's Call fans are in for a treat today! Readers will recall that the original and beloved Asheron's Call launched 22 years ago this...

Phantasy Star Online 2 New Genesis’ recent patch lets you try to dress like a fancy goldfish

Who hasn't wanted to be a goldfish? Swimming around in a tank, forgetting things that happened a few seconds ago, with nothing to look...

Massively Overthinking: Our favorite MMORPGs of all time, 2021 edition

Five years ago this week - back in 2016 - the MOP team and readers did an epic Massively Overthinking picking out their top...
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Massively Overthinking: The curious cycle of MMO refunds, tutorials, and reviews

MOP reader Steve recently posed us an intriguing question about the state of tutorials in MMOs and other games - and how those tutorials'...

Massively Overthinking: What’s your favorite MMO house of all time?

You folks know I love MMO housing systems, and in fact, we've been crowning the MMOs with the best housing systems for years. But...
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New Genesis celebrates Phantasy Star Online 2’s ninth anniversary with event quests and special enemies

What better way to celebrate the launch of Phantasy Star Online 2 than by beating down some huge enemies? That's part of the festivities...

Massively Overthinking: The terrible hot-mess MMOs we have fun in anyway

Every time we cover Hellgate London - and let's be honest, it's a lot since the game comes back from the dead at least...

The Soapbox: Would Asheron’s Call make a good battle royale game?

With the recent announcement of Crayta coming to PCs, I was reminded of some discussions on the Asheron's Call subreddit about making a battle royale fan...

Interview: Camelot Unchained lays out its innovative alchemy system

One of the major slices of content being worked on in this current 90-day quadrant of Camelot Unchained development is its crafting system, specifically...

Massively Overthinking: Do MMO players secretly just want ‘another WoW’?

Last week, there was a provocative discussion on the MMORPG subreddit about the genre. I don't want to get tangled up in the whole...

Phantasy Star Online 2 releases a collab with a mobile RPG and localizes a webcomic

Yep, it's another AC Scratch Ticket collab event for Phantasy Star Online 2. This time, the game is holding hands with Idola Phantasy...

Why WB Games should make a new Asheron’s Call game in 2021+: The mechanics

Just based on lore alone, WB Games should make a new Asheron's Call game. As I argued last time, AC has the qualities of an underutilized...

Why WB Games should make a new Asheron’s Call game in 2021+: The lore

So we recently brought up how Asheron's Call 2 died twice during the winter seasons, with the second one being a double funeral with the original...

Asheron’s Call 2 died 17 years ago, then came back, then died again, and here we are

On December 30th, 2005, Asheron's Call 2 was shut down - the first time. That was 15 years ago. And then, without warning, seven...
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Animal Crossing: New Horizons is seemingly cracking down on orgs and ‘politics’ in-game

Back in October, we reported on a move by Joe Biden's presidential campaign to create an island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which was...