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An NCsoft studio known primarily for WildStar.

One Shots: I’m lost in her eyes, send help

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Today we need to issue a serious warning about our first One Shots: Those who scroll to the full color image may find themselves...

Massively Overthinking: What endgame content keeps you in an MMORPG long-term?

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A while back on the MassivelyOP Podcast, Justin and I were trying to sort through why New World's endgame hasn't had staying power with...

Battle Bards Episode 214: Thieves and rogues

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You may never see them coming, but when the Battle Bards strike out of the shadows, you’ll either find your pocket picked, your fluffy...
Oops.

Perfect Ten: Abrupt MMO sunsets that shocked us

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Not all MMO sunsets are equal, when you look at them. Sure, all impact players who made those games a home, but some titles...
aw hell

The Daily Grind: Is there any dead MMO you’d play if it were resurrected by blockchain schemers?

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Earlier this month, Justin and I jawed on the MassivelyOP podcast about the revival of Kritika Online, which turned out to be an exploitative...

Perfect Ten: Weird ways we heal each other in MMORPGs

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One of the most important implications of the virtual worlds we visit is that they all boast medical care far above and beyond anything...

Four Winds: Remembering TERA’s wild start and in-game politics

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Well, the TERA sunset thing caught me off guard. I don't play TERA, but I was always under the impression that the game was...

Choose My Adventure: Sampling a quick serving of player creativity in City of Heroes Rebirth

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Even though City of Heroes Rebirth is a smaller rogue server in comparison to others out there, I was happy to notice that there...

Massively Overthinking: The MMO grudges we just can’t let go

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Back in April, MMO Fallout's Connor and I had a lil tweet convo about grudges. He was joking that there will be aged gamers...
Whistle

Former WildStar devs wax nostalgic about the late, lamented MMORPG

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Every so often, a burst of WildStar nostalgia bubbles up on Twitter, with previous players holding up a torch for the sunsetted scifi MMO....

Perfect Ten: Obnoxious MMO buzzwords found in press releases

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So say that you write for MassivelyOP. Or say that you work for another news site while wistfully refreshing MassivelyOP's front page hoping to...
NOW PUNCH! YOUR FRIEND! PUNCH, PUNCH YOUR FRIEND! GET OUT ON THE FLOOR AND PUNCH YOUR BEST FRIEND!

Vague Patch Notes: Pretty is boring in MMOs

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So NCsoft unveiled Throne and Liberty and it looks... pretty? I guess? But it looks pretty in the worst way. It looks pretty in the...

Perfect Ten: Favorite NPCs from my favorite MMOs

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In a recent episode of the Massively OP Podcast, we had a terrific question winged our way asking about our personal favorite NPCs from...
I hate everything about you.

Vague Patch Notes: Unpacking the Riot MMO’s group-centric philosophy

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Well! It has been a week, that's for darn sure. And amidst everything else going on this particular week, it would've been easy to...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2022

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For our first official Massively Overthinking of 2022, we're following tradition: We're talking all about our hopes and fears for the genre in the...

Jukebox Heroes: Your favorite MMO holiday music

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Merry Christmas, happy holidays, and a festive Life Day to you all! As you hopefully enjoy some down time with family, friends, and video...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO predictions for 2022

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OK folks, it's that time of the year again: the time when we cast our eyes ahead and try to pinpoint what's going to...

End-of-Year Eleven: The top MMOs to watch in 2022

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If 2021 had a problem, it was that we got simply too many MMO releases between new launches, early access, and expansions. This breathtaking...
Take care.

Battle Bards Episode 206: Warping back to WildStar

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It’s been a long, long time since the Battle Bards have ventured down to the surface of Nexus — at least, as a full...

Massively Overthinking: The best and worst MMO developer quotes of 2021

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One of my favorite traditions every year is to put a spotlight back on some of the wild things MMORPG developers said every year....

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