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Start collecting RuneScape’s new skilling pets next week

Looking for a cute companion to help boost your RuneScape skills? You can start collecting some starting next week when the new skilling...

Wild Terra can now be played in your browser

Just mention the phrase "browser-based MMO" among players and you will see some instantly leap to their feet and run for the hills, screaming...

Gamescom 2016: RuneScape sets sail for the Eastern Lands

The RuneScape playing board is about to be cleared and reset for a brand-new continent: The Eastern Lands. At Gamescom this week,...

RuneScape helps its players through the wilderness

RuneScape's Wilderness area is a dangerous and tantalizing area, full of hazards and lucrative opportunities to grow your character (and his or her...

Global Chat: When MMORPG raiding becomes a job

When does a game go from fun to obligation? Xenophics wrote a gut-wrenching confession about how raiding in World of Warcraft became...

Guns of Icarus fires off a week of open alpha

Welcome to August, friends -- and welcome to the war as well. As of today, Guns of Icarus has opened the doors to...
Gothier than thou.

The Daily Grind: How important are MMORPG playerbase metrics to you?

While playing Overwatch with guildies the other night, my husband turned to me with a hypothetical. The guys were speculating on World...

The Stream Team: Trying out Morvran in Chronicle: RuneScape Legends

As much as MassivelyOP’s MJ enjoys the vampiric Vanescula and the magic-using Ariane, she can't declare these are her favorites to play in Chronicle:...
Just behind.

RuneFest takes RuneScape players on a tour of the Eastern Isles

When October rolls around, RuneScape players will be heading off into the great unknown in the Eastern Isles. It's a distant continent full...

Guns of Icarus opens Alliance PvE alpha for a week

If you like aspects of Guns of Icarus but want to play a version without the PvP, your wish will be granted for...

Wizardry Online to sunset in Japan

Hardcore perma-death MMORPG Wizardry Online just can't catch a break: MMO Culture reports today that the game is shutting down in Japan,...
Pokemon gone?

Pokemon Go Game of Thrones and other Pokemon news

As Pokemon Go continues its rollout across the world, you might be wondering why it's not in Japan yet. It's because Japan is...

The MOP Up: RuneScape Chronicles’ beach party (July 17, 2016)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...
Somebody loves you, and that's good.

Jagex confirms sale to Chinese company

Back in March, we reported on the rumored sale of Jagex to Chinese company Shandong Hongda, a company known chiefly for its mining operations....

RuneScape reopens Port Sarim in time for a pirate invasion

Players who are rejoicing that RuneScape's Port Sarim has gotten a rework might want to temper their excitement with the dread knowledge that...

Perfect Ten: MMO novel tie-ins

When I was a kid and only slightly more nerdy than I am today, I used to read movie novelizations like crazy. I don't...

RuneScape celebrates 15th birthday with cabbages and kings

In celebration of RuneScape's 15th birthday, Jagex is throwing a quest party for its original founders. The Gower brothers - Andrew, Paul...

Illyriad gives players the tools to make their own content

Browser kingdom sim Illyriad is putting more power in the hands of the players, as the devs have released an API that will...
Longer than it is wide.

EVE Online will discontinue its in-game browser in October

Do you enjoy the option to just read ridiculous stuff on the Internet during the blander periods of EVE Online play? It's hard...

Global Chat: Which mobs do you love killing in MMOs?

Everyone has mobs that they particularly enjoy offing in MMORPGs -- sometimes so much so that we go out of our way to get...