character creation

Massively Overthinking: Do MMOs need ‘adult’ character customization?

A Random MMO Fan recently wrote to us with a fun topic, linking to an article about Cyberpunk 2077's ESRB rating, which is apparently...

Jukebox Heroes: Lime Odyssey, Yasunori Mitsuda’s hidden gem

Even the most casual of video game soundtrack fans must know the name Yasunori Mitsuda. The legendary composer is perhaps best known for his...

Choose My Adventure: Seriously, the Roblox community is pretty impressive

Over the course of my time in Roblox for this round of Choose My Adventure, I've come to appreciate the value of community creativity....

The Daily Grind: Which MMO race is too ugly for you to play?

In graphical games, looks matter -- even when we claim we're above such petty eye candy. And when we're crafting a character to represent...

Elder Tales is a developing MMORPG based on the anime Log Horizon

We'd like to introduce you to another in-development MMORPG. It's called Elder Tales, an MMORPG based on the anime Log Horizon, and by all...

Here’s what you can do in Ship of Heroes’ surprise beta right now

Last week, Ship of Heroes' Heroic Games announced a "surprise" beta test round - open to the public - during the COVID-19 outbreak. Now,...
That'll cost you money.

Massively on the Go: Why MMO players will love Animal Crossing New Horizons

Some of you may have noticed that several staffers and fellow MassivelyOP readers noted that they were playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons last weekend....

Ship of Heroes just announced a ‘surprise beta’ for everyone during the pandemic

So here's a fun Friday surprise: Ship of Heroes boss Casey McGeever asked fans what the team - all working from home - could...

Choose My Adventure: An impressive and empowering first few steps in Albion Online

Albion Online has been one of those sandbox MMORPGs that I’d always had a passing curiosity about, but was never really eager to take...

Not So Massively: First impressions of Wolcen, a familiar but fun ARPG

Wolcen: Lords of Mayhem isn't a game whose development I followed super closely, but I'd seen it on Steam aways back and thought it...

Hands-on with Dragon Raja: First impressions of Tecent’s new mobile MMORPG

I enjoy mobile MMOs. It's a hit-or-miss kind of genre: Some are great, others are terrible. I personally love the adventure of finding those good...

Flameseeker Chronicles: What Eye of the North means for Guild Wars 2

Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga has so far been filled with plenty of nostalgic callbacks to the original Guild Wars’ Eye of the North...
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Blue Protocol shares more character creation and initial gameplay, Reddit fansubs the closed beta trailer

The first few moments of an MMORPG are certainly the most impactful, and in this new look from Bandai-Namco's upcoming Blue Protocol, that first...

Star Trek Online player creates a Justice League away team, Sea of Thieves players host a fashion show

I want more MMO fashion reports. Character creation is one of the first avenues of player self-expression and it very often is one of...
Please come out here and please be good.

English localization for MMO Blue Protocol suggests a westward push after all as alpha NDA drops

While it's not an official announcement of a western release, the news that Bandai Namco is reportedly on the lookout for an English localization...

MMO Cartographer: Exploring Villagers & Heroes, our indie MMO of the year

"Gee," you say to yourself, "I sure wish there were a good cross-platform MMORPG I could play on my phone and PC. One that...
There were some decent tabletop Star Trek games, but no.

Perfect Ten: Tabletop RPGs that would make fun MMOs

Sometimes you have a deep and current reason for writing a column, something that is actively happening in the world of MMOs that requires...

Lost Ark Korea announces personal housing, genderlock removal, and battle royale as part of Season 2

The Korean version of Lost Ark is already gearing up for its next content in Season 2, and there sure is a lot coming....

Tamriel Infinium: My favorite things in The Elder Scrolls Online

If you’ve been following the Tamriel Infinium column at least since my own arrival at Massively OP, you may have noticed my propensity for...

Perfect Ten: Upcoming MMOs to watch in 2020

There is a great feeling of flipping a calendar over to a fresh year, isn't there? All that promise and potential spread out in...