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Blade & Soul adds a new dungeon, mounts, and the Musician class on October 12

Are you ready for the Symphony of Destruction in Blade & Soul? No, this doesn't mean the MMORPG is collaborating with Megadeth, but it...

Phantasy Star Online 2 is poised to raise the level cap and teases its Stia zone

While you're sipping on your pumpkin spice whatevers and counting the days down until Halloween, Phantasy Star Online 2 plans to spend its October...

Phantasy Star Online 2 outlines several class and weapon balance changes coming in October

Brace yourselves, Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis players, the Mighty Mjolnir of Balancing is about to swing upon ye. That's right, Sega has...

Blade & Soul teases in-game musical instrument in 10th anniversary video

Blade & Soul is celebrating 10 years in operation in its native South Korea with a special video, and while that might not sound...
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Perfect Ten: An MMO sunset tour for 2022 to date

MMO sunsets can be weird. I am never happy when a game that people love goes away. It always represents a lot of lost...

Blade & Soul posts patch notes and season 4 battle pass for this week’s Autumn Overture

Later this week, players of Blade & Soul will be getting the Autumn Overture update and its various features. One of those features is...

Blade and Soul’s Autumn Overture arrives September 14, followed by a shift to bi-monthly updates in October

The next content update for Blade & Soul has a date and a name: Autumn Overture, arriving on Wednesday, September 14th. The new patch...

Krafton has put Thunder Tier One into maintenance mode after less than a year

You guys remember Thunder Tier One, right? It's a top-down tactical multiplayer shooter with a heavy emphasis on player modding along with single-player, co-op,...
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DC Universe Online posts its fall development update and previews the Sins of Black Adam

Do you absolutely hate events in DC Universe Online? If so, we've got some bad news for you: You're going to get more of...
You got boring real fast.

Elyon, once hotly anticipated as Ascent Infinite Realm, is sunsetting in December

I wish I could say nobody saw this coming, but unfortunately, that's not the case: Kakao is closing down Elyon. "Kakao Games Europe, following lengthy...

One Shots: Where’s Utakata this week?

Part of the sublime joy of One Shots is being able to follow around different Massively OP readers in their adventures through MMORPGs. Out...

PSO2 New Genesis’ launch to PlayStation 4 gets hit with brief server problems and the delay of a pack sale

Yesterday saw Phantasy Star Online 2: New Genesis arrive to the PlayStation 4 as promised, and like clockwork, the influx of fresh players caused...

One Shots: The rare high-heeled archer

Not being a professional archer in real life nor that experienced with wearing high heels, I can offer only conjecture that the combination offers...

PSO2 New Genesis launches a collab with VTuber agency Hololive in newest event

Allow us to provide a bit of context just in case you're unfamiliar: A VTuber is effectively the same as a streamer and video...

EG7 Q2 2022: Daybreak’s Jason Epstein is now chairman of the board

Remember a year ago when the Enad Global 7 board ousted CEO and co-founder Robin Flodin and replaced him - temporarily and in an...

Vindictus’ 21st hero, the ‘piercing starlight knight’ Latiya, is live today

So here's a nice surprise: Amid all the wild launches and announcements today, Nexon's 12-year-old Vindictus is getting a bit of love. The company...
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Perfect Ten: 10 MMOs that took aim at World of Warcraft

The fact that we currently have a Big Five in the MMO space is a big change from not so long ago, when the...

First Impressions: Tower of Fantasy is Genshin Impact in a PSO2 costume (and it’s actually pretty good)

Let's go ahead and get this out of the way: Tower of Fantasy, the new shared world RPG from publisher Level Infinite and developer...

One Shots: A salute to the world’s pylon-proppers

Heroes come in many shapes, forms, and professions. While nobody typically thinks of them, the pylon-proppers are always selflessly keeping virtual world docks from...

Blade and Soul’s Dawn of Darkness brings a new solo dungeon, new accessories, and daily challenge tweaks

The Dawn of Darkness update for Blade & Soul has arrived, casting its content-rich glow upon the lands of the Earthen Realm and feeding...