classic mmo

Generally used to describe MMOs from before World of Warcraft’s launch in 2004, though sometimes shortened to describe just the first few MMOs launched prior to 2000.

Perfect Ten: MMOs that cater to the time-limited player

Every once in a while we receive emails here at Massively OP that share a similar sentiment. Usually that boils down to, "I love...

The MOP Up: Pagan Online slams ARPGs and MOBAs together

Tack this on your list of action-RPGs to watch. Mad Head Games announced that it is developing a blend of ARPG and MOBA with...

The Game Archeologist: Halo Universe

Since its debut on Xbox back in 2001, the Halo franchise has been a massive powerhouse and a mainstay for shooter fans. To date,...
SO many things.

Jukebox Heroes: RuneScape’s orchestral album

I have been saying for years that RuneScape has a truly impressive yet overlooked body of video game music. To my knowledge, it's...

Old School RuneScape mobile gets over a million downloads in first week of iOS release

It's a proud day for RuneScape creator Jagex, as it has announced that its mobile title Old School RuneScape has seen...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 195: April fools at BlizzCon

Justin and Bree cover the BlizzCon mess, Diablo Immortal, WoW Classic, WoW's content plans, Torchlight Frontiers, Shroud of the Avatar, Old School RuneScape, and LOTRO's legendary server, with a mailbag question on noobing it up in WoW.

Funcom is now working on at least six new games, including a new open-world multiplayer title

Man, just a couple of years ago, there was serious concern that Funcom wouldn't make it another quarter, and now here we are in...

Ultima Online’s Raph Koster muses on the appeal of MMO experiences

A little weary of killing and nothing else in MMORPGs? You're not alone because Star Wars Galaxies and Ultima Online creator Raph...

Working As Intended: The gamification of the workification of games

Last weekend, my husband made the bold choice to let our young son play The Stanley Parable. I am not entirely sure the kid...

Perfect Ten: Compliments to MMOs I don’t play

Back in September, Bree posed a Daily Grind question that I thought was genuinely intriguing. You know, for once. Just kidding, Bree! She...

Old School RuneScape has officially launched on mobile today

Is RuneScape a mainstream PC MMORPG? Even as big as it is, I might not have applied that moniker before, but Jagex has...

New World leaks make it sound more and more like a real MMO sandbox, not a survival game

The weird thing - or clever thing - about Amazon Game Studios' New World alpha is that seemingly everyone is in it, so...

LOTRO Legendarium: Wistmead surprises and progression servers

What a week this has been! Originally I was all gung-ho to talk about nothing else than all of the new Halloween content that...

Massively Overthinking: Is there too much negativity in the MMO genre?

MassivelyOP reader Threespeed posed us an interesting question for this week's Overthinking that I thought was particularly appropriate given the Trion Worlds...

Shroud of the Avatar’s R59 newbie experience, Travian Games, and Reddit’s pay-to-chat complaints

Shroud of the Avatar's latest newsletter homes in on the game's 59th release, due out at the end of the month and currently...

Ultima Online kicks off Halloween but postpones vet rewards to next spring

Halloween comes to most MMOs, even to the 21-year-old ones. One. Yes, it's pumpkin spice season in Ultima Online. "With Publish 101 Britannia is...

The MOP Up: Dark Age of Camelot allows name, gender, and race changes

Dark Age of Camelot is testing its next major patch, and it has a major surprise in store for its playerbase. "Patch 1.125...

The Game Archaeologist: The Death of City of Heroes

August 31st, 2012, was a Friday like any other. City of Heroes players were psyched for the upcoming Issue 24, which Paragon Studios...

The Daily Grind: How important are minimaps to your MMORPG experience?

MMO minimaps became the topic of a weird debate this week, as multiple sites appeared to have misunderstood a Belgian magazine's interpretation of the...

Battle Bards Episode 130: Oddballs 2

While every Battle Bards episode is a cavalcade of strangeness, this week the team is ratcheting it up with the return of “Oddball” MMORPG...

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