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The Daily Grind: What do you hope Amazon’s LOTR MMO does differently from LOTRO?

In the comments of our pieces on Amazon's second go-round with the Lord of the Rings IP in the MMO space, multiple MMO gamers...

The Stream Team: Liberating Makeb for SWTOR lore

Now that the Hutt Cartel has taken over Makeb in SWTOR, Massively OP's Larry and MJ must help liberate it! OK, so they are...

Star Wars The Old Republic players hold in-game vigil to commemorate the passing of actor Ray Stevenson

This past weekend saw an all-too-soon passing of actor Ray Stevenson, which prompted fans of Star Wars: The Old Republic to honor his work...

The Stream Team: Returning to Anthem

Earlier, MOP's Stream Team kicked back and watched some gameplay footage from inside of Anthem. It reminded Chris of his time tromping around in...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 422: Two Lord of the Rings MMOs to rule them all

Justin and Bree discuss Amazon's new LOTR MMO (again), LOTRO's King's Gondor, WoW's Fractured in Time, official WoW Classic hardcore, Diablo IV, FFXIV, and financials for NCsoft, Square, and Pearl Abyss, with adventures in LOTRO, SWTOR, and SWG Legends.

The Stream Team: Another round of Republic for finishing SWTOR’s Galactic Loremaster

Although at the end of the last adventure Massively OP's MJ discovered she might be bugged from obtaining SWTOR's Galactic Loremaster achievement, she's willing...

The Daily Grind: What can SWTOR do to improve its future?

I can't help but feel that Star Wars: The Old Republic's been treading water (at best) or slipping away (at worst) in recent years....

Massively OP Podcast Episode 421: Beyond time and space

Justin and Bree discuss Star Trek Online Unraveled, SWTOR Old Wounds, Gamigo's move out of MMOs, Chrono Odyssey's reveal, EVE's 20th anniversary, LOTRO's new raid, and Villagers and Heroes' housing patch, with adventures in LOTRO, WoW Classic, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on WoW's wild lore.

Star Wars The Old Republic puts Update 7.3 on the public test server

Now is the time for players of Star Wars: The Old Republic players to get their first peek at the MMORPG's next update and...

Star Wars Day around the MMO galaxy: SWTOR, SWG, and more

It's May the Fourth, the modern celebration of Star Wars when the internet erupts with memes and the MMOs run events and nobody's madder...

Star Wars The Old Republic unveils GU 7.3 Old Wounds in time for Star Wars Day

Star Wars fans readying their sabers for May the Fourth have something tangible to look forward to thanks to Star Wars The Old Republic....

The Soapbox: MMO housing is so much more than a frivolous feature

When The Sims launched in 2000, what seemed like a dull and laughable concept on paper proved to be one of the most compelling...
Details, details.

Idea Fabrik, the company behind Hero Engine and The Repopulation, disappears from the internet

The beginning of this year saw a sad but perhaps unsurprising development for the Kickstarted sci-fi sandbox MMO The Repopulation when the workers contracted...

Star Wars The Old Republic celebrates the launch of Star Wars Jedi Survivor with a free mini-pet

One of the bigger gaming releases over this past weekend has been EA and Respawn's Star Wars Jedi: Survivor, the sequel to the acclaimed...

The Stream Team: Moving on to Makeb in SWTOR

Massively OP's Larry and MJ and so close to completing the Galactic Loremaster achievement in SWTOR. All that they have left is to move...
Something less than inspiring.

Star Wars The Old Republic previews several class balance adjustments coming in Update 7.3

Another major update is looming on the horizon of Star Wars: The Old Republic, and it's bringing with it a variety of balance tweaks...

Global Chat: Do MMOs need help from artificial intelligence?

With tech news becoming more and more dominated by the sophistication and place of artificial intelligence, blogger Tobold asks if AI might be the...

Storyboard: Pros and cons for scripted narrative stories in MMOs

Last week, we looked at the pros and cons for stories in MMOs that were purely player-driven, or at least using player actions and...

Perfect Ten: Ten MMO promises that are not filling me with confidence

Every game's development - and this includes MMOs - involves certain promises being made that the developers probably half-knows are not going to wind...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 416: Jedi mind trick

Justin and Bree discuss April Fools' Day in MMOs, SWTOR, Mad World, Last Epoch, Anvil Empires, Multiversus, E3, ARK 2, and ARK Survival Ascended, with adventures in Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, and WoW Classic, plus mailbag topics on leaving your mark on and feeling special in MMO game worlds.