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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...
This town is honestly bigger than it needs to be and we shouldn't be there.

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?...

Hands-on: The Jurassic World Alive ARG shows promise, but not for MMO fans

Ludia's Jurassic World Alive isn't being marketed as an MMO, but it is an augmented reality game that involves roaming in the real world for...

Pokemon Go skips ahead to celebrate summer in style with Pokemon Sun and Moon variants

Remember our article on how easy it would be for Niantic to skip generations and add Pokemon Sun and Moon 'mon to Pokemon Go? Well,...

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...
Please let this stay far away from Rowling's endless retcons.

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...

NCsoft has hired 1000 employees in the past few years, considers VR and ARG titles

Everybody saw NCsoft's financials last month, I'm sure - Guild Wars 2 bouncing back thanks to Path of Fire, Lineage M...

OARG Jurassic World Alive brings dinosaur dicing and splicing to mobile

You may have thought the multiplayer online dinosaur genre is already tapped out, what with the likes of ARK Survival Evolved and ARK Park...

First impressions of ‘wizarding world’ MMOARG Maguss

If it weren't for my promise to write this article, I would have given up on Maguss in less than 15 minutes had I...

Niantic will reboot Ingress into Ingress Prime next year

Niantic is delivering a massive upgrade for Ingress next year. "Reboot" might even be a more appropriate term. The company most people know...

Pokemon Go’s EX Raid invite system still baffles core players

Niantic's recent Pokemon Go event succeeded where the Pokemon Company failed, with POGO players catching over 3 billion Pokemon well before the end...

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