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Icelandic developer known for EVE Online, DUST 514, EVE Valkyrie, and the canceled World of Darkness.

MMORPG sandbox BitCraft sets alpha for early 2024, picks up Austin Wintory and Rachel Hardy for the score

Earlier this week in our coverage of BitCraft's crafting and economy deep-dive, we pointed out that studio Clockwork Labs has been teasing something big...

Perfect Ten: The 10 unsung heroes of the MMO user interface

If we ever think of an MMO's user interface, it's either when we're getting settled into a new game or when a title decides...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 438: EverQuest what’s next?

Justin and Bree discuss the potential for EverQuest 3, the LOTRO remaster's cancelation, EVE Fanfest's EVE Online Havoc and EVE Vanguard reveals, WoW Classic's about-face on LFD, Pantheon's new art style, and Marvel Heroes' code leak, with adventures in WoW Classic, LOTRO, Guild Wars 2, and Glitch Odd Giants.

EVE Fanfest 2023: EVE players will help cure cancer with new Project Discovery minigame

Back in 2016, EVE Online developer CCP Games announced an unusual partnership with scientific research organisation MMOs and the Human Protein Atlas. They created...

EVE Fanfest 2023: EVE Online’s Havoc expansion will finally let you side with the pirates

Details of EVE Online's latest expansion have been revealed at EVE Fanfest 2023, and the word of the weekend is "chaos." The aptly named...

EVE Fanfest 2023: The EVE Online FPS is back as EVE Vanguard this December

It's safe to say that EVE Online has a complicated history with first person shooters. The idea of stepping foot on the planets of...
Cutty time

Global Chat: Coming around on WoW Classic’s hardcore mode

With World of Warcraft Hardcore Classic out for a month now, it's continuing to show no quarter while it captures the interest of prior...

Massively Overthinking: Massively Overwhelming content in MMORPGs

This past weekend, I picked up my first premium house in Lord of the Rings Online after much hemming and hawing. I didn't expect...

EVE Online’s galactic mystery points players at a brand-new star system ahead of Fanfest

A tantalizing mystery in EVE Online has sent players scurrying across the in-game galaxy to uncover clues -- and a new destination. A set...
Straight shot.

Perfect Ten: 10 MMOs you’ve already forgotten ever existed

Falling into obscurity and then being completely forgotten is the nightmare of any creative artist. This tragic scenario is compounded when it comes to...

Over 3,000 EVE Online players assembled for an impromptu battle at 4-ABS8

This week brought some fresh fun for people who enjoy hearing about EVE Online scrums from the sidelines (and ideally for those players participating...

MMOs You’ve Never Heard Of: Starship Traders, Arena Breakout, X8, Jumanji, The Grey War

Welcome back to another rundown of some MMOs and other multiplayer titles you've probably never heard of! Starship Traders - MMO Fallout put this one...

Global Chat: Getting sucked into Palia

Cozy life sim Palia is making more converts, even after a rough start. One player who's glowing brightly about the title is The Friendly...

EVE Online invites capusuleers to its revived Arc event, Operation Epiphany

CCP Games isn't aiming to let up on the EVE Online content cadence that helped propel the 20-year-old MMO to one of its strongest...
Less than inspirational!

The MOP Up: EVE Online’s Fanfest has officially sold out

Well, that's it: EVE Online's Fanfest is officially sold out this year, so if you were hoping to snag a ticket at this late...

Perfect Ten: 10 MMORPGs whose worlds were built from scratch

Maybe I'm the only one to have stopped to think about it, but a great deal of the MMOs that we enjoy are based...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 433: Throne & Delay

Justin and Bree discuss Throne & Liberty's delay, WoW's upcoming patch, DDO's mini-expansion, and financial reports for NCsoft, Pearl Abyss, and Square-Enix, with adventures in Palia, LOTRO, New World, and Star Trek Online, plus mailbag topics on rich economy-centric sandboxes and MMOs that need graphical refreshes.

‘Romantic gold rush’ MMO Annex rebrands as Pioneers of New Dawn, plans fourth quarter alpha testing

This past November we all got word of a new post-apocalyptic survival MMO known as Annex, which is being developed by indie studio Arctic...

Vague Patch Notes: Almost nobody can save struggling mid-to-small MMOs

A week ago, we all sounded off on the best way to save a small-to-mid-size MMO that was struggling, as prompted by a discussion...

Pearl Abyss Q2 2023: EVE surges, Black Desert stumbles, Crimson Desert hedges

August is a month of quarterly financials, and the season hasn't been kind to the type of MMO company that publishes its numbers. So...