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MMOs you’ve never heard of: Mini Life, Naïca, and MedievaLands

It's time for another roundup of smaller or more obscure MMOs that you might not have noticed! We'll kick off today with a pixel...

Bandai Namco says it has ‘no plans’ to release Blue Protocol in the west ‘at the moment’

Ever since Bandai Namco announced anime MMO Blue Protocol earlier this July, MMO fans have been champing at the bit for more info as...

MMO Week in Review: Wouldn’t it be awesome if Guild Wars 2’s next season were Cantha

It was a surprisingly solid week for Guild Wars 2, not so much because of one specific thing but because of the deluge: ArenaNet...
Industry plunk.

Dual Universe is on-track for Alpha 2 on July 11

The latest video for Dual Universe should be good news for anyone eagerly anticipating the game's second alpha test because it confirms that the...
Commence the jiggling.

Blue Protocol’s new trailer shows a vibrant world of adventure

Could Japan be making the next great MMO? It's hard not to feel a spark of hope flare up when watching the debut trailer...

Free Realms Sunrise devs show off incredible progress in bringing back a sunsetted MMO

Free Realms is dead -- long live Free Realms Sunrise! For the past few years, this emulator project has endeavored to return the beloved family...

Waven enters closed alpha and Wakfu buffs up dungeon Stasis levels

There's apparently a chronology to the games being kicked out by Ankama Group -- a tidbit I had no idea about until I started...

Indie hacking MMO Spycursion admits defeat on Kickstarter, but game development will continue

We've been tracking the Kickstarter for upcoming hacking MMO Spycursion for several weeks now, and it's coming down to its last two days. And...

Grimdark MMORPG Mad World opens hardcore signups for April alpha zero

We've been keeping watch on Jandisoft's upcoming MMO Mad World since 2017, when it first appeared in one of our roundups. But since then,...

Torchlight Frontiers reveals update notes for alpha 3, live today with no NDA

Torchlight Frontier's closed alpha 3 is set to begin this afternoon, marking a major milestone for the game as it commits its final character...

Torchlight Frontiers’ third closed alpha begins in March – with no more NDA

Torchlight Frontiers, the MMO that took our "most anticipated" award at the tail end of last year, is still plugging along in alpha -...

Firefly Studios announces new MMO city-builder Romans: Age of Caesar

Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to announce Romans: Age of Caesar, a new grand-strategy MMO from Firefly Studios, creator of...

Torchlight Frontiers reworks gear system following alpha feedback

Fans of the upcoming Torchlight Frontiers should feel good knowing that both closed alpha testers and developers are pushing for the best game possible....

Make My MMO: The biggest MMO crowdfunding news of 2018

Welcome to a special edition of Make My MMO, Massively OP's regular recap of what's going on in crowdfunded MMOs, which we do specifically...

Massively OP’s 2018 Blooper Awards: Most ridiculous article

Massively OP's not-so-serious end-of-the-year awards continue today with our blooper award for most ridiculous article that was specifically our fault. And the winner is...

Anthem player learns why you don’t break NDAs. Or why you don’t use Origin. It’s one of those.

With the line between live and beta in online games blurring more and more by the year, it's no wonder some folks have gotten...

BioWare touts Anthem’s story, drops Game Awards trailer

During last night's Game Awards, while much of the news revolved around Red Dead Redemption 2 maybe winning a bit too much and WildCard's next...

Torchlight Frontiers gears up for another alpha test

Following a fun and frisky first closed alpha test, Torchlight Frontiers is ready to dive right back into it. Alpha 2 is on its...

Whatever happened to Empyrion Galactic Survival?

Anybody remember Empyrion Online aka Empyrion Galactic Survival? It's one of those space sandbox multiplayer survival games that went for a Kickstarter back in...

Torchlight Frontiers’s first closed alpha test will start November 16th

November is going to be a milestone month for Echtra Games's upcoming action-RPG Torchlight Frontiers, as the studio has announced that the game's first...