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Blue Protocol JP unveils the Beat Performer class headed for the MMO April 24

It's part bard, part hard rock guitarist, and an all-new class for the Japanese version of Blue Protocol. It's the Beat Performer, the headline...

Blue Protocol’s Chapter 5 update brings more main story questing, level cap raise, and new features

We're once again stuck staring wistfully at the Japanese version of Blue Protocol for update details since Bandai Namco and Amazon continue to be...
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Vague Patch Notes: What does the future of MMORPGs look like?

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a piece about the history of MMORPGs as a market and PC gaming in general, suggesting at...

Bandai Namco reports YoY sales drop, admitting Blue Protocol JP ‘significantly fell short’

Bandai Namco has disclosed its fiscal-year third quarter financial reports, and it looks like things are not going well for the developer and publisher,...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2024

For our first Massively Overthinking of the year, we're drawing a hard line between what we think will happen, what we mean to make...

End-of-Year Eleven: All the upcoming MMOs to watch in 2024 and beyond

We've said it before, but this time we really mean it: The future of MMORPGs looks amazing. Contrary to years when we've seen only...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the brightest future in 2024?

2024 is already shaping up to be an interesting year with plenty to anticipate from the big MMOs. We're looking at expansions for World...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO predictions for 2024

It's time once again for the MOP staff and readers to engage in our favorite end-of-the-year MMO: collectively guessing what's going to happen next...
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End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO stories of 2023

Some years, it's hard to really cut a distinction between the biggest stories of a year and the biggest surprises. There can be a...

Working As Intended: The hits and misses of our 2023 MMO predictions

We've been offering up an MMO predictions list for Massively Overthinking for years upon years now as our writers and readers prognosticate on the...

Blue Protocol JP details new content, features, and double the hotbar buttons arriving November 22

Hungry Blue Protocol newshounds are once again feasting on information shared from Bandai Namco, which has recently wrapped up its latest developer livestream to...

Amazon Games is hit with another round of layoffs, but the MMORPGs are not affected

Amazon Games is queueing up its second layoff of the year: According to Aftermath, the company has laid off another 180 games workers, adding...

Blue Protocol’s western version is running a closed technical test next week

With Blue Protocol's global launch delayed into 2024, you might have forgotten all about it, but not so fast: Amazon and Bandai Namco are...

Blue Protocol JP releases a special site and trailer for its October 25 Chapter 4 content update

Next week looks to be a big deal for Japanese players of Blue Protocol, as the anime MMO is releasing its Chapter 4 update...

Rumor: Tencent is apparently publishing the mobile version of Blue Protocol

Tech outlets are abuzz this morning as apparently Blue Protocol's mobile edition is still happening, and Bandai Namco has tapped Tencent to run it. As...
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Blue Protocol interview addresses the western version’s combat, story, and content cadence

Blue Protocol is one of the many MMOPRGs that are represented at Gamescom 2023, particularly the Amazon Games-published western edition of the title. That...
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Massively Overthinking: What makes you embarrassed to be an MMORPG player?

A week or two ago, the MOP writers were chatting about people flipping tables over River Hobbits in Lord of the Rings Online (sigh)...

The Daily Grind: What’s your most-wanted MMORPG in 2023?

It's awfully hard to look at all of the project delays we've had this year and not have our patience tested. MMORPG players always...

Blue Protocol JP shows off high-level Blitz Lancer gameplay ahead of its August 16 arrival

Blue Protocol developer Bandai Namco has once again come together for its 10th livestream to talk about features arriving August 16th for the Japanese...

The Daily Grind: Are anime stylings a dealmaker or deal-breaker in MMOs for you?

Despite growing up with a healthy dose of Voltron and Robotech in my viewing habits, I've never been that fascinated with the anime subculture...