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Massively Overthinking: The return of ‘consequences’ to MMOs

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This week's Massively Overthinking topic comes to us from Kickstarter donor Antonia "Toni" Phillips aka ToniLyran, who's hit on a sore point with our writers,...

Meta: Support Massively Overpowered on Patreon

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Three months ago almost to the day, the Massively OP team came to you, the MMO community, with a promise and a request....

Elder Scrolls Online video demonstrates freedom and choice

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Do you like freedom? Do you like choices? Well, of course you do; you're a living person, not RoboTron 2010. Elder Scrolls Online...

Massively Opinionated: Hearthstone vs Neverwinter vs LoL

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In this episode, Larry, Jason, Justin, and Tina debate the MMO free-to-play business model: the best takes, the western market, and awful F2P ads.

Global Chat: What happens to original MMOs when they get sequels?

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Telwyn at GamingSF asks a question that I've contemplated from time to time: When an MMO gets a sequel, what happens to the...

EVE Evolved: Seven years of EVE Evolved

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When I started writing about EVE Online for Massively back in 2008, the MMO genre was really hitting its stride, and emerging sites...

Massively Opinionated: FFXIV vs. FFXIV vs. CoH

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In this episode, Larry, Eliot, Laura, and Matt debate the topic of immersion in the MMORPG genre, pitting City of Heroes against the Final Fantasy franchise.

Guild Wars 2 teases shield Mesmer, distributes beta keys as in-game loot

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Shield-using Mesmers may be one of the new specializations coming with Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns if a new piece...

Massively Opinionated: WoW vs. LOTRO vs. the banker

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In this augural episode of Massively Opinionated, Larry, Mike, Richie, and Tina debate the topic of what makes the MMORPG genre special in 2015.
My life is not fun.

Perfect Ten: The 10 things every MMO’s official site should have

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Are you ready to have you mind absolutely blown open? Because I have an astonishing truth to lay at your feet: While doing this...
More like real reality.

The Elder Scrolls Online halts in-game ads

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Wasn't it great when The Elder Scrolls Online put ads in the middle of the screen for cash shop items during a...

How Star Wars Galaxies pioneered a ‘living society’

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Former Star Wars Galaxies Creative Director and current Crowfall consultant Raph Koster returned to his blog last night to pen the...

Global Chat: Are WoW Tokens worth it?

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The debut of World of Warcraft Tokens into the game's economy has caused quite a stir, particularly after the prices plunged during the...

EVE Evolved: How many subscriptions does EVE have?

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Two weeks ago, a mathemagician over at The Nosy Gamer published some interesting calculations showing that EVE Online's subscriptions may have dropped...

SkySaga explains the tech behind its good looks

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SkySaga's developers don't want you to automatically lump their title in with the rest of the voxel crowd based on it looks.
Yeah, thanks, I'm good.

The Elder Scrolls Online’s Welcome Back Weekend starts today

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Were you a beta tester on The Elder Scrolls Online but declined to purchase the game? Would you like to see what the...

EVE Online re-opens alliance logo submissions

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After being placed on hold for further review, the submission process for EVE Online alliance logos is back open and ready for...

Gloria Victis upgrades to Unity 5 engine

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Forget what you think you know of Gloria Victis' looks, as the devs announced that they've switched up the game engine to Unity...

Global Chat: Are MMO players too mean to game developers?

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Is it too easy to forget that MMOs, like all video games, are made by people just like you and I? Belghast over at...

EVE Online fan calculates an 18% drop in subscriptions

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There used to be a time when CCP would eagerly release every new subscriber milestone that EVE Online hit, but that era...

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