buy to play

‘Buy-to-play’ is a term that refers to games that have box or download fees associated with them but do not incur a mandatory subscription. Some have optional subscriptions and are more properly referred to as hybrid B2P. Most have cash shops and microtransactions.

Tamriel Infinium: Exploring the revamped vampires of Elder Scrolls Online’s Greymoor

Ever since Molag Bal created the first vampires in Tamriel to spite the aedra Arkay, they have held a unique place in the stories...
BEARS BEARS BEARS METAL

Elder Scrolls Online’s Greymoor has been delayed, but only by about a week

Elder Scrolls Online's Skyrim-centric Greymoor chapter isn't going to make its original release window, unfortunately. ZeniMax's Matt Firor delivered the news to fans...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 266: Feline fine for April Fools

Justin, Bree, Carlo, and Ben discuss April Fools, Elyon, Elder Scrolls Online, Black Desert, RuneScape, City of Heroes, World of Warships, SWG Legends, LOTRO, WoW Classic, Legends of Aria, shortie races, and gaming disorder.

Guild Wars 2 Super Adventure Box reopens next week, plus somebody bought the golden sink

Finally! ArenaNet had previously announced that Guild Wars 2's Super Adventure Box, inarguably the best April Fools' event in all of MMO...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the messiest combat?

I don't like messes. They freak me out. The chaos, the uncertainty, it gets to me. And it's as true in real life as...

Massively Uplifting: Cake, coloring, and EVE Online’s PLEX4Good COVID-19 relief

The news this past month has been infected with the novel coronavirus. It's everywhere we turn, and we can't escape it even if we...

The Stream Team: Colossal kitties in Guild Wars 2

Some days you game hardcore, and other days you just want to chill and admire the colossal kitties. The latter is exactly what Massively...
Mourning.

Former ArenaNet art lead Jens Hauch passes away at age 46

It's always sad to report when one of the forces behind a game has passed away. Jens Hauch served as a longtime technical art...

One Shots: A nose in a book

I love me a good library. When I was a kid, going to libraries and book stores were some of my favorite outings, so...

The Stream Team: Celebrating six years of Elder Scrolls Online with song

Someone is turning six years old today! It's ESO. Elders Scrolls Online is that someone. The MMORPG is celebrating six years of Tamriel today,...

The Game Archaeologist: The history of Guild Wars 2’s Super Adventure Box

In the MMORPG genre, April Fools' Day is especially relished as a time in which developers and studios can get a bit wacky and...

Elite Dangerous fully reveals Fleet Carriers, launching in June

Elite Dangerous is finally getting closer to the fleet carriers content that was originally meant to launch last year, with the reveal of...

Amazon’s Lord of the Rings MMO is hiring, online shooter Crucible gets a launch window

We are still largely in the dark when it comes to Amazon Game Studio's upcoming Lord of the Rings MMO, but a new...

A fan-made Guild Wars 2 dating sim is arriving on Friday to support charity

How would you like to enjoy some amusing Guild Wars 2 dating options without having to actually log in to Guild Wars 2...

Skyforge’s Aelion Day anniversary event asks players to fulfill prophecies for rewards

Why would players challenge themselves to fulfill a prophecy? To face a destiny ordained on paper? Is it fame? Glory? Redemption? In Skyforge,...

Choose My Adventure: Albion Online, chestnut logs, and terrible mistakes

I regret to inform you all that my final moments in Albion Online were something of a bellyflop. A number of smaller frustrations...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 265: Delusions of Elyria

Justin, Bree, MJ, and Mia discuss Chronicles of Elyria, Guild Wars 2, PSO2, Ashes of Creation, Saga of Lucimia, WoW Classic and Burning Crusade, with adventures in LOTRO, Revelation Online, Don't Starve Together, and City of Heroes, plus mailbag topics on player housing and optional sub servers.

Flameseeker Chronicles: Speculating on Guild Wars 2’s Cantha expansion features

I never thought I’d be saying this with a straight face, but yes, Guild Wars 2 is finally going to Cantha! This...

MassivelyOP’s first look at Elder Scrolls Online’s Greymoor chapter and Antiquities system

With the release date of The Elder Scrolls Online's Greymoor chapter just a few months away, work on the update is progressing...

The MOP Up: Naruto Slugfest steps up to bat

Naruto Slugfest, the mobile MMO based on the hit franchise, just activated a soft early access launch, with no wipe to follow....

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