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Chronicles of Elyria starts selling $75 Longest Night advent calendars

There has to be a measure of masochistic joy in stocking up account items that you can't use (yet) for a game that is...

Desert Oasis: Discerning the best purchases in Black Desert’s cash shop

I've always been someone who goes against the grain, and MMOs are no exception. Part of the reason I enjoy Black Desert so much...

Not So Massively: Four things Anthem can do to turn itself around

I've been a cheerleader for Anthem from the get-go. I believe BioWare's multiplayer shooter is a good game with huge potential to...

Tamriel Infinium: Things we wish were in Elder Scrolls Online’s cash shop (but aren’t)

Convenience items in the cash shop are nothing new in The Elder Scrolls Online. ZeniMax has been selling experience boosts and mount training...

Uproar over a reskinned Fortnite pet that costs 1000 V-bucks causes Epic to issue refunds

This is where we're at now: companies attempting to sell barely reskinned content at a higher cost and people getting mad at a digital...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Chairs and other oddities in Guild Wars 2’s cash shop

I love MMO cosmetics, and Guild Wars 2 has a great selection, from armor skins and outfits to gliders to minipets to mount...

Lawful Neutral: Mr. Krabs’ Wacky Bucks and currency in online games

I used to watch Spongebob religiously. I loved the days when I could put on Nickelodeon and have Spongebob on for hours. One of...

Fallout 76 is introducing controversial repair kits to the in-game store after promising no P2W

Back in October 2018, Bethsoft's Pete Hines verbally pounded on the desk stating that Fallout 76's in-game store wouldn't feature pay-to-win items....
This is fine.

The Daily Grind: Who the heck are you people who buy stuff for MMOs you can’t play yet?

I gotta know this. Who the heck are you people who buy stuff for MMOs you can't play yet? Star Citizen, Ashes of...

Guild Wars 2: Belgian players report gem-buying block, plus more on the bubble tea bans

If you're a Belgian gamer, you should probably take a peek at your Guild Wars 2 account. Multiple Redditors and forumgoers...

ArenaNet introduces World Boss Teleport Device to Guild Wars 2 cash shop, unveils redesigned website

A new item added to the Guild Wars 2 cash shop allows players to teleport instantly to world bosses. The aptly named World...
Mounting problems, if you will? Probably not.

The Daily Grind: Are you an impulse buyer in MMO cash shops?

During last week's podcast, Justin and I were discussing MMOs that seem to make it hard for us to give them money, which...

Path of Exile gives its cosmetic shop a facelift

It's safe to say that Path of Exile will live or die based on its cosmetic shop, as the title famously does not...
Play soulo?

SoulWorker Online opens its cash shop

We already know that SoulWorker Online will not be wiping characters before its full launch, and now we find that the game is...

Darkfall: Rise of Agon pushes for crowdsourcing and a freemium model

Do you have talent? Then Darkfall: Rise of Agon wants you to chip in and help out -- for pay, of course. The...
Don't camp here.

Black Desert players are up in arms about a very nice (and very expensive) tent

So let's talk a little bit about camping! Black Desert recently added the option of setting up campsites to the game, which gives...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most expensive MMO to play at the end of 2017?

We talk about money a lot here on Massively OP. Business models. Stupidly expensive things we've bought. Annoying cash...
Good news, this isn't bad as it looks!

Destiny 2’s playerbase is melting down over holiday lockboxes in Eververse

Destiny 2 just can't seem to stop pissing off everyone. Its Dawning holiday event, detractors argue, is overtly designed as a moneygrab focused...

The Daily Grind: Did you take advantage of any Black Friday sales in MMOs this weekend?

I did a ton of shopping - all online, mind you, as I'm not so far gone as to actually put on pants or...

Hyperspace Beacon: Star Wars The Old Republic’s cash shop is finally on the right track

Many of you will immediately turn to the free-to-play model of Star Wars: The Old Republic and reject my even thinking about the...

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