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Massively OP Podcast Episode 465: Remixing Pandaria

Justin and Bree discuss WoW's Mists of Pandaria remix, new progression servers for EverQuest and EverQuest II, WoW Cataclysm Classic pre-patch, Blizzard's return to China, Blizzard's new mystery game, FFXIV's Dawntrail benchmark, Sky Childreon of the Light, Palia layoffs, and the Stop Killing Games game preservation movement, plus adventures in LOTRO.

Overwatch 2’s Season 10 arrives with spunky archaeologist hero Venture

Not every archaeologist is Indiana Jones; some are actually more destructive and insane as they plunder ruins for trinkets and treasures. One such figure...
Take me to wherever this is.

World of Warcraft opens beta signups for The War Within

The hour of testing has arrived for World of Warcraft's next expansion... well, sort of. The hour of signing up for the hour of...

Former Blizzard boss Mike Ybarra thinks players should be able to tip developers for their work

Now that former Blizzard president Mike Ybarra has free time on his hands, he's apparently spending some of it pondering how to make our...

Blizzard’s return to China has already counted over two million interested WoW players

After over a year of bad blood following the removal of most all Blizzard's games from China, the World of Warcraft studio is poised...

Overwatch 2 premieres a new trailer for its April 16 Season 10 update

For the past several weeks, Overwatch 2 has been highlighting the variety of features that are en route with its April 16th Season 10...

Diablo IV boss discusses whether season 4 constitutes a whole new game

If I had a nickel for every time a game dev or a gamer insisted that a patch to a game constituted a whole...
Local Panda Recalls When She Was Special.

WoW Factor: What’s a Mists of Pandaria remix and why is World of Warcraft doing it?

In hindsight, I feel like I was gentler toward Season of Mastery than I should have been. World of Warcraft has turned everything into...

Massively Overthinking: How long should it take MMO players to get to ‘endgame’?

With Throne & Liberty's latest global underway, I want to point back to something Amazon said about the test for our Massively Overthinking discussion...
That's silly. You're silly.

Overwatch 2 talks up ‘wide group’ matchmaking and new leaver penalties, Warcraft Rumble fixes bugs

While Overwatch 2 and Warcraft Rumble don't have any overlap in terms of gameplay styles, they both have gotten some recent headlines that are...

World of Warcraft previews the upcoming Mists of Pandaria Remix in patch 10.2.7

Apparently, the plan for World of Warcraft's content leading up to The War Within is to just make you play classic flashbacks whether you...

Perfect Ten: MMOs that earned a notorious reputation

Nobody wants a bad reputation. I mean, you can't make everyone everywhere approve of you, but you also don't have to go out of...

Rumor: Bungie is (or at least was?) supposedly working on Destiny 3

According to reporting on multiple websites this morning, Bungie wasn't just blowing hot air during yesterday's The Final Shape stream when the studio's Luke...

Overwatch 2 outlines S10 changes for Wrecking Ball, Venture, Tracer, and more

Overwatch 2's latest dev blog is unsurprisingly all about Venture, the new geotech hero who happens to be nonbinary. Players got to run with...

World of Warcraft brings the Cataclysm Classic pre-expansion patch on April 30

Do you remember back in the day when you were very excited to have Deathwing blow up a good chunk of World of Warcraft?...

NetEase and Blizzard ink deal to revive World of Warcraft, Overwatch 2, and Diablo IV in China

(As of late tonight, Blizzard has officially confirmed the rumors. Our original post follows, and we've updated with the official news at the end.) It's...

Blizzard starts hiring high-level positions for a new mystery game

Just because Blizzard has canceled quite a few promising projects over the years and suffered shocking layoffs in 2024 doesn't mean that the studio...

Massively Overthinking: Would you pay for a Guild Wars 1 revival?

WoodenPotatoes had a fun video this past weekend about Classic Guild Wars 1, and I fully admit I clicked on it just to hear...

Hearthstone launches co-op Battlegrounds Duos with April 16’s season 7

Blizzard has taken the stress-free packaging off its new Hearthstone toy, announcing the impending launch of Battlegrounds Duos, which the team first previewed at...

Blizzard’s John Hight on using AI to support World of Warcraft’s artists, not replace them

Franchise director John Hight might have spent some of his GDC time last month drawing a mystery line for World of Warcraft subscriber numbers,...