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Discord is shutting down its Nitro subber games after one year of operation

After a year of attempting to bring a little something extra to the service in the form of a catalogue of games for purchase...

The MOP Up: Plants vs. Zombies goes multiplayer

Do you remember that quirky personality-filled Plants vs. Zombies lane defense game from way back when? Popcap has been expanding that series franchise ever...

Global Chat: Fallen Earth, Asheron’s Call, Albion Online, and Project Gorgon

Is it ever too late to take a look back at old MMORPGs -- even ones that have passed away? Not when there are...

EVE Evolved: EVE Online is losing players, and no one can agree on why

Nobody wants to think that a favourite MMO is losing popularity, but with EVE Online now being over 15 years old, it's a...

Massively Overthinking: Let’s ban a word from the MMORPG lexicon

A while back, an MMO player I follow on Twitter who also happens to be super into sports retweeted something fun into my feed:...

Elder Scrolls Online’s Dragonhold DLC hits the PTS on September 16

Elder Scrolls Online is pushing onward to the biggest release of the season: the Dragonhold DLC. And today's blog post from ZeniMax...

Smuggler’s Fortune brings the cash shop and the Black Market to Sea of Thieves

It's time to go shopping in Sea of Thieves! The Smuggler's Fortune update has gone live for the piratical sandbox, offering players a...

Cube World developer Wollay explains why the game has seen repeated delays

With Cube World once again in the spotlight thanks to a promised launch on Steam this fall, many are perhaps looking for...

Battle Bards Episode 152: Main Themes 3

Back for a third round, the Battle Bards examine a slew of main themes from MMORPGs! Considering how essential these themes are in making...

Destiny 2 previews October Crucible adjustments and Shadowkeep subclass ability tweaks

The drums of change continue to boom out over Destiny 2. The weekly report from Bungie provided a deeper look at how...

Massively Overthinking: Do you ever feel guilty about ‘freeloading’ in a free-to-play MMO?

A few weeks back, Massively OP's Ben Griggs made an observation that I bet some readers can relate to. He mentioned that in his...

Ship of Heroes pushes character creator beta to later in 2019, says its toons are more advanced than City of Heroes’

With summer drawing to a close, Heroic Games is barreling ahead on Ship of Heroes' character creation tool beta, which was originally

Path of Exile elaborates on the Blight League’s approach to balance

Ah, yes. Balancing. The endless turning of dials for MMO skills old and new. The victorious feeling of a class or skill being buffed,...
Very mature.

Global Chat: WoW Classic impressions mega-compilation

When World of Warcraft launches, the world stops to pay attention. The recent release of WoW Classic didn't just pull in hundreds of...

Massively Uplifting: LOTRO community events, appreciative FFXIV fans, and making gaming accessible

Just because it's the hottest month of the year doesn't mean we don't want to bury ourselves in warm fuzzies! Positivity is always...

Legends of Aria tackles next major release, premium subscription, and community events

With Legends of Aria now well past its Steam early access launch, it's time for the developers to move forward with what's...

Guild Wars 2 community clashes over Icebrood Saga announcement disappointment

It's been a tumultuous couple of days in the Guild Wars 2 community following the announcement of the Icebrood Saga - saga, not...
Oh, this... keeps my feelings where they were before, really.

Global Chat: MMO roleplaying explained for the rest of us

Game designer Brian Green has been on a writing streak as of late with a whole series of blog posts about roleplaying in...

Gaming psychologist Jamie Madigan explains what ‘surprise mechanics’ actually are

We're all familiar with the "surprise mechanics" incident, the absurdist argument in defense of lootboxes from EA's VP of legal and government affairs...

Leaderboard: Do you buy the ‘Grand Daybreak Unification’ theory?

Yesterday, MMO blogger Wilhelm Arcturus of The Ancient Gaming Noob dropped a fun conspiracy theory in the comments of our

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