Atlas fires a broadside of patches as player retention stays strong

The Atlas team wasn't kidding when it said that it was going to be pumping out patches left and right going forward. The new...
Yarr, cut out all carbs, got much lighter.

Global Chat: How do we fight early access disasters?

With the year in MMOs ending on a sour note due to the botched rollouts of both Fallout 76 and Atlas, blogger Endgame Variable...
Sure, great, thanks.

Atlas promises players that things will be better in the new year

It's been kind of a mess thus far, but Atlas is sailing into the new year after kicking off early access in 2018. The...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 203: New year, same old loot

Justin, Bree, Eliot, and Chris team up for an end-of-the-year roundtable to recap our massive annual awards rollout, our holiday gaming fun, and the Atlas launch.

Atlas developers apologize for ‘stormy start,’ promise rapid improvements

With the kind of buggy and chaotic launch that Atlas displayed over the past week, it was inevitable that the studio finally came out...

Steam lists Elder Scrolls Online, Black Desert, and Warframe among 2018’s best sellers

While not technically an awards show, Steam's "Best of 2018" page effectively serves as one as it looks at the best-selling and most-played titles...
Caw! Polly is no longer the apex predator!

Atlas struggles to right a ship that is carrying thousands of hopeful players as the global pirate war begins

If you predicted that Atlas' launch would be a hot mess, then give yourself a hearty pat on the back (and, really, join the...
That is definitely a thing.

Perfect Ten: The biggest MMO surprises of 2018

Everyone loves surprises, right? Not always. Even good surprises can be a disruption of our comfortable routines, and bad ones can downright ruin a...
Yes please.

Betawatch: Crowfall’s test campaigns have arrived, City of Titans delays Issue 0

Good news, Crowfall fans, the first full campaign patch is here! Of course, this is just a test campaign; the first sanctioned campaign (which is...

The continuing early access launch saga of Wildcard’s new pirate MMO Atlas

(We're updating this post at the bottom as the drama unfolds!) Marking its third delay since its announcement just two weeks ago, Wildcard's pirate MMO Atlas...

Wildcard’s new pirate MMO Atlas has been delayed yet again

If you've been refreshing Atlas' Steam page all day today (guilty), you might have noticed that it didn't actually launch into early access as...

Pirate MMO Atlas is trying to psych you up for tomorrow’s early access launch

We here at Massively OP don't know everything there is about sailing, but we're guessing that in about thirty seconds, that giraffe up there...

The MOP Up: Echo of Soul returns

Korean MMO Echo of Soul is now back on Steam early access after the title was shut down back around 2015 and 2016. It's...

Betawatch: Atlas delays alpha a week, Division 2 hits tech alpha

Studio Wildcard, you... er... wild cards. Yeah, that seems right. You announced the big surprise splash of Atlas, and then you delay the launch from...
Yarr, cut out all carbs, got much lighter.

More details emerge about Studio Wildcard’s Atlas as next week’s launch looms

Even with a slight delay, the launch of Studio Wildcard's Atlas has come out of nowhere this holiday season and sent many MMO gamers...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 200: Daybreak strikes back

Justin and Bree celebrate 200 episodes with discussion on site memories, plus Daybreak, Wildcard's Atlas, Ashes of Creation, Warframe, LOTRO and DDO, and Path of Exile, with mailbag topics on finding time to game and how studios should manage hype.

Wildcard’s new MMO Atlas has been delayed a week for polish

When Studio Wildcard and friends announced a full-scale, 40,000-person MMO called Atlas last week, we were all excited. When they announced it was launching...
Yes, this is ready.

Betawatch: Legends of Aria pushes back its Steam early access

It's been a week of some speed bumps for Legends of Aria; after it reset progress with its karma system ahead of its early access...

ARK’s Studio Wildcard is launching a 40K-person-server pirate MMO called Atlas next week

If you blinked during the Game Awards on Twitch, you might have missed the announcement of a new MMO launching next week from the...

Demon’s Souls ends online services after nine years of operation

Has it already been nine years since Demon's Souls first appeared on the scene, bringing its now-famous brand of ultra-hardcore action combat and progression?...