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Star Citizen: Hoverbikes, female character models, and item insurance

Who do you love now? HOVERBIKES. Yes, one of the key bits from this week's Star Citizen Around the Verse episode focuses...

Star Citizen: Procedural layout tools, alpha 3.4.2, and a sweet Stanton system planetary map

Star Citizen's Around the Verse this week is helmed by CIG's Sean Tracy and Eric Kieron Davis and has a lot more...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most expensive MMO to play at the start of 2019?

2018 was an odd year for MMO monetization. Oh sure, we saw Star Citizen offer things like $27,000 ship packages, but obviously most...

Shroud of the Avatar loses player services lead to Star Citizen’s Cloud Imperium Games

Shroud of the Avatar Community Manager Serafina announced today that she is moving on to greener pastures, stepping down from her role as...
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A look back at the MMO industry’s law dramas of 2018

Last year, we started a new end-of-the-year tradition: a recap of all the legal and political dramas that have affected the MMO genre...

One Shots: Bullet hell

If you ever find yourself staring down an impossible spray of projectiles and energy blasts flying every which way and you freeze like a...

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...

Star Citizen is working on planets and tech, and also Chris Roberts’ kids are adorable

This week's Star Citizen Around the Verse is... let's call it mini, clocking in under five minutes. But CIG's Chris Roberts and...

The Daily Grind: What MMOs are you no longer anticipating in 2019?

I always have a ridiculously long list of MMOs I'm anticipating every year. In fact, we usually write our list of anticipated games...

The most popular MMORPG conversations of 2018

We can't do an accurate "most popular MMORPG articles of 2018 by pageviews" list as we usually do thanks to skewed data from MOP's extensive...

Choose My Adventure: Sorry, everyone, but I had fun in Star Citizen

In spite of best efforts and even better advice, it's often pretty easy to have other folks bring you down for enjoying something. We...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 203: New year, same old loot

Justin, Bree, Eliot, and Chris team up for an end-of-the-year roundtable to recap our massive annual awards rollout, our holiday gaming fun, and the Atlas launch.

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG studio had the best communication in 2018?

This past fall, Star Citizen's Chris Roberts raised more than a few eyebrows when he claimed that "no other game shares as much...

Massively OP’s Weirdest MMORPG Stories of 2018: A spaceship so ugly it’s cute

Today we're continuing our countdown of Massively OP's weirdest MMORPG stories of 2018! Coming in at #4 on our list is Star Citizen’s $185 Aegis Vulcan, which we deemed "so ugly it's cute" back in February.

Choose My Adventure: Star Citizen’s missions and their bugs

Before I begin, a bit of a program note for this edition of CMA: I kind of had to break from the voting selections...

The best Massively OP streams of 2018

Massively OP's long-running Stream Team, unquestionably captained by MJ and her sidekicks Larry and Andrew, got a welcome surprise this year: Our newest writer,...

One Shots: Christmas delivery

We all know that Amazon delivers pretty much everywhere with its crazy two-day shipping, but did you realize that the company could do so...

Star Citizen ATV, Squadron 42’s projected 2020 beta, and Cloud Imperium’s $46M private investment

This week's Around the Verse does touch on the 3.4 release of Star Citizen, but the big news is definitely from

Massively OP’s 2018 MMO Video Game Music Awards

We have been talking a lot about what we've been playing this year and what we're looking forward to in 2019 and beyond, but...

Choose My Adventure: I am not good at drug running in Star Citizen

There's a rather popular quote in military circles that goes "no plan survives contact with the enemy." This quote springs to my mind...

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