Ascent: Infinite Realm’s SEA closed beta begins April 25th

The SEA closed beta for Bluehole Studio's upcoming fantasy-steampunk MMO Ascent: Infinite Realm will begin on April 25th, according to a recent...
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Ascent: Infinite Realm teases class elements and all four races

Finding out more about Ascent: Infinite Realm can be very feast or famine, but perhaps your appetite will be whetted at the prospect...
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Perfect Ten: 10 MMOs I’m optimistic about in 2019

It's still early enough in 2019 to do articles about the upcoming year, right? Well, I'm doing this one anyway, so if it's too...

Massively Overthinking: The boring MMO development between bookends of hype

If you watch MMOs being developed for long enough, one truth becomes evident: It's kinda boring. I started thinking a bit about this last week...
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The MOP Up: SoulWorker introduces Chii Aruel

There's a new character on the horizon for SoulWorker, and her name is Chii Aruel. The studio hasn't said much about her just...

Ascent: Infinite Realm introduces the flying city Inventus, shows off new combat footage

Information continues to slowly trickle out of Bluehole Studios as it toils away on its upcoming sci-fantasy MMO Ascent: Infinite Realm, and...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2019

With nearly all of our end-of-2018 content finally and blissfully behind us - seriously, I always breathe a huge sigh of relief when...

Ascent Infinite Realm teases its solo dungeons with new screenshots

Bluehole's Ascent Infinite Realm goes through these flurries of activity and then silence over here in the west as eastern testing continues. And...

Perfect Ten: MMOs to watch in 2019

The MMO genre is in a strange and uncertain place right now -- but also one that is quietly thrilling. We've long passed the...

Ask Mo: The hits and misses of Massively OP’s 2018 predictions

As we do every year, today we're going to peek back at the horrifying outcomes of last year's MOP staff predictions for the genre and the games within it to determine how well we did. After all, what would be the fun of making predictions if we couldn't giggle over our guesses a year later? So did we nail it or fail it? And did you fare better? Let's find out.

Ascent Infinite Realm teases player housing and floating islands

Last month, Ascent Infinite Realm -- the in-development steampunky MMORPG from Bluehole and Kakao Games -- broke its long Twitter...

Ascent: Infinite Realm teases players about the PvP arena

We've all been waiting for more information about Ascent: Infinite Realm, and the most recent teases about the game confirm something very important....

Ascent: Infinite Realm resurfaces with new images

You guys remember Ascent Infinite Realm, right? PUBG publisher Bluehole's upcoming fantasy-steampunk mega-MMORPG? The game's official Twitter account has been silent since last...

MMO Business Roundup: Bethsoft Moscow, A:IR publishing, OSU esports, SpatialOS, and Square-Enix

Business business business numbers, is this working?! Let's dip into some of the scattered online gaming business tidbits of the week that might...

Perfect Ten: Anticipated MMOs I want to know a lot more about

One of the most exciting parts of covering the news here at Massively OP is that we challenge ourselves to stay on top of...

Black Desert and Ascent Infinite Realm publisher Kakao is investing in esports

Kakao is a massive South Korean company, and as most MMO fans reading blogs probably know, video games are just one element of that...

Ascent: Infinite Realm posts new armor concept art, promises no gender-locking for classes

Bluehole has been rolling out plenty of Ascent: Infinite Realm teasers over the last couple of weeks. Today's concept art reveal features...

Meet Ascent: Infinite Realm’s Assassin and Gunslinger

Before you take flight with Ascent: Infinite Realm, you are going to need to choose the best possible class for you. Bluehole gave...

Ascent: Infinite Realm previews the Black Hand

Let's drop the TLDR version of Ascent: Infinite Realm's backstory here to make sure we're all on the same page. There's lots of...

Ascent: Infinite Realm teases its world-building as it adjusts from beta feedback

Last year's announcement that Kakao would be bringing the steampunk-flavored Ascent: Infinite Realm to the west was a much-needed shot of encouragement to...