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Massively on the Go: The key MMO features in The Walking Dead Our World

As a franchise, The Walking Dead is probably past its prime, but I'm admittedly still a bit of a fan. In fact, I was playing...

Massively on the Go: Our guide to legendary and EX raiding in Pokemon Go

It's a bit odd to say this about a Pokemon game, but raiding in Pokemon Go is kind of a big deal. Multiplayer has always...

Massively on the Go: Guide to Pokemon Go’s battle system basics

As much as I love some of the game's systems that encourage social play, Pokemon Go's obtuse battle system from the start was problematic....
But no glamour yet.

Massively Overthinking: Pay-to-win vs. cosmetics in MMOs and virtual worlds

MOP Patron Avaera has entreated us to debate the problems of pay-to-win and cosmetic gear, and indulge him we shall. "The idea that good MMOs...

Massively on the Go: Our guide to which Pokemon you should keep (or send away)

There's so much involved with Pokemon Go for new (or returning) players to adjust to that, initially, the topic of "good" and "bad" Pokemon was going...
That which is not dead is Diablo III.

Massively Overthinking: Would you want to play a League of Legends or Diablo MMORPG?

Over the last couple of weeks, we've had some tantalizing rumors and teases that both Riot Games and Blizzard are building something new: Riot's...

The Walking Dead: Our World designed its AR game with MMOs in mind

Are we, as a culture, at full Walking Dead saturation yet? Probably been there for years, honestly, but it is astounding how many video...

Massively on the Go: Our basic guide to Pokemon Go gameplay and questing

Pokemon Go has come a long way since its early days of just catching and gym battling. Those are still core gameplay elements, but...

Massively on the Go: A guide to (re)learning how to catch Pokemon in Pokemon Go

So, you're in Pokemon Go, and you just saw a Pokemon. You clicked the little beast and now are in the catch screen. Just straight flick...

Niantic isn’t ready quite yet to talk about Harry Potter: Wizards Unite

Potterheads got all kinds of excited about last November's announcement of a Pokemon Go-style ARG called Harry Potter: Wizards Unite (heck,

Massively on the Go’s guide to returning to Pokemon Go: Focus on community

I've noticed a bit of a renewal for Pokemon Go thanks to large improvements by Niantic starting with Generation 3. With raids, quests, real-world weather...

Exploring Pokemon Go’s real-life communities: MOP staffers revisit the game from opposite corners of the world

It's year two of Pokemon Go. While there's always room for improvement, enough has changed that I feel comfortable recommending the game...

Fortnite’s missing burger mascot appears in California desert, triggering an ARG hunt

Even though Fortnite is all about the battle royale PvP these days, its world does change and develop, offering players tantalizing mysteries such...

Pokemon Go’s second anniversary report card sees high marks for content and innovation

Today is Pokemon Go's second-year anniversary. Last year's report card had to grapple with things like the game's rapid rise and fall as...

E3 2018: Hands-on with Pokemon Let’s Go

You know with my being the one at this year's E3 that this would happen. A console Pokemon game that also connects to Pokemon Go?...

The MOP Up: Diablo levels up in Heroes of the Storm (May 13, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Generation 3 is basically Pokemon Go’s One Tamriel: How Niantic has actually improved POGO

A lot of critical things have been said about Pokemon Go and Niantic in the past. Professionals that tried to defend certain UI elements still...

The Game Archaeologist: Harry Potter Online

If all goes well, later this year we will finally be treated to an actual Harry Potter MMORPG in the form of Harry...

The Soapbox: Three augmented reality game problems (most) MMOs don’t have – and one thing they do so much better

I'd like to think that I'm kind of a healthy gamer. While MMOs take a lot of time, the nice thing is that...

Perfect Ten: Why I (grudgingly) put up with Secret World Legends’ reboot

Less than a year ago, I faced a crisis as a fan and player of The Secret World. Funcom abruptly announced that it...

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