character creation

Blue Protocol’s latest Japanese teaser trailer release focuses on character creation options

The parade of teaser hype trailers continues to spew forth from Blue Protocol's Japanese dev team. First it was about locations, then it was...

The MOP Up: Netmarble and Take-Two finances are powered by MMOs

We have a couple more earnings reports to, er, report to you today. Netmarble's Q1 2023 financials reported $472.4M in revenue, with MMORPGs making...

Choose My Adventure: Dungeons and Dragons Online immediately brings that tabletop goodness

It's still early days for this month's run of Choose My Adventure, but even so I can pretty much immediately confirm my earlier suspicions:...

MapleStory is deleting a whole character – Jett – after 11 years in the global version

I'm having a hard time remembering the last time an MMO developer deleted an entire class from an MMO. The NGE, maybe? Regardless, it's...
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Blue Protocol hosts a postmortem livestream after its latest Japanese network test

At the beginning of April, the devs for Bandai Namco's anime MMORPG Blue Protocol promised they would share the results of the latest network...

Lord of the Rings Online is testing major new customization options for hairstyle, skintone, and gobs more

Standing Stone Games opened up Lord of the Rings Online's Bullroarer test server last night with multiple surprises for content and customization. "LOTRO is celebrating...
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The Daily Grind: Would you play an MMO with a premade character?

I tend to think that if I were trying to come up with a list of mechanics and concepts and features that pretty much...

Perfect Ten: 10 features that take Star Trek Online out of this world

In returning to Star Trek Online after a couple of years away, I did something brand-new this time around: I brought my Star Trek-obsessed...
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World of Warcraft will let you make blind characters in Update 10.1

MMORPGs are all about letting you make and roleplay the kind of character you envision, which means the more creation choices, the better. And...

Derek Smart posts video for impending return of 14-year-old MMORPG Alganon

The story of Alganon has not always been a pretty one, as we've covered as far back as 2010, when a row started between...

Kickstarted MMO Past Fate previews the first 30 minute of its alpha gameplay experience

Did you happen to miss out on the earlier open alpha weekend of Past Fate? Maybe you forgot or you got busy or some...

Choose My Adventure: Starting out in Embers Adrift is just as tough as expected

It took me an alarming amount of time to get to level two. That's pretty much as good of a summary as I can come...
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Blue Protocol’s benchmark tool and character creator have been released

Do you want to know if your computer can handle Blue Protocol? Do you want to try out creating a character within the game's...
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Massively OP Podcast Episode 411: The way to Wayfinder

Justin and Bree discuss Amazon, Throne & Liberty, New World, Wayfinder, DDO, Gamigo, and RIFT, with adventures in LOTRO, ESO, New World, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on putting ourselves in MMOs and themed character designs.

Mad World brings new website online and starts taking pre-registrations

Looking for a dark horse of an upcoming MMO that may be darker than most? Then place a chip or two down in Mad...

Massively Overthinking: That moment when you realize an MMO is truly something special

MOP commenter Bruno tweeted something the other that that I thought would make a fun topic. Here's what he said, printed with permission: "Wanna know...

Quinfall claims it’ll be ‘the biggest MMORPG universe in the world’

Don't look now, but there's a brand-new player on the MMORPG board. Welcome Turkey-based Vawraek Technology, which was founded in 2021 and is apparently...

The Stream Team: A first look at Embers Adrift for the free weekend

Free weekends are a good chance to peek into a game, and Massively OP's MJ is taking advantage of Ember's Adrift offering one this...

Ship of Heroes looks back at last year, notes creation of a Steam page and upcoming beta test registration

By all accounts, Ship of Heroes had a busy 2022 when you look over the game's retrospective blog post. The devs recount the variety...

PlanetSide 2 applies fixes for missions and Capture the Conduit, promises additional stabilization in the future

PlanetSide 2 on PC has gotten another one of those fixer-upper patches that isn't exactly sexy but is no less vital to the game's...