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Interview: Saga of Lucimia on themepark design, SWG inspiration, and the MMO genre

Last week, we ran an interview with Stormhaven Studios' Tim Anderson, the boss behind upcoming MMORPG Saga of Lucimia. That interview was focused on...

PAX East 2020: Hands-on with Cryptic’s Magic Legends

I’ll be honest, Magic: The Gathering is one realm of geekdom that I’ve never really gotten into. I know a bit about it, but...

Desert Oasis: Hands-on with Black Desert’s new Guardian awakening

Wow, that was fast. Kakao and Pearl Abyss just released the Guardian last week, and we're already gearing up for awakening her. Just take...

Desert Oasis: A first look at Black Desert’s Dark Knight’s Succession skills

The Dark Knight holds a special place in my heart when it comes to Black Desert. She was the main reason I decided to give...

First impressions of WoW Classic – from a total World of Warcraft newbie

The gaming world is abuzz with excitement over World of Warcraft Classic. Players around the world are gushing with nostalgia over this trip back...

Path of Exile announces Blight league for September 6 – here’s our preview interview with Grinding Gear!

Fall is creeping up on us, and that means back to school is almost -- if not already -- here. That also means it...
Oh, there's going to be so much chopping.

The Daily Grind: What’s the most annoying type of MMO enemy to fight?

We all do it. We're going along, adventuring in a virtual world, when we see an enemy approaching that makes us want to take...

First impressions of DC Universe Online – on the Nintendo Switch

Last week, DC Universe Online became one of the only MMOs on the Nintendo Switch, prompting many gamers to give it a look or...

Desert Oasis: Taking a swing with Black Desert’s Tamer and her bō staff

When I first started playing Black Desert, it was because I wanted to play a Dark Knight. From her animations, armors, and that sweet...

Anthem begins testing Cataclysm changes, but players aren’t satisfied

Amid fierce criticism from the Anthem playerbase and EA's attempt to cast a few crowd control spells to calm the furor, BioWare has begun...

Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen offers a closer look at the Enchanter class, posts June newsletter

When Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen goes live, I suspect the Enchanter class is the one I would gravitate toward. Its primary functions are...
Beta fish.

Interview: Astellia’s westernization covers everything from monetization and VO to dodging and grouping

It seems as if every time we write about incoming MMORPG Astellia, confusion over its guiding principles dominates the ensuing discussion. One of those...

Warframe of Mind: Massively OP’s guide to finding your ‘Frame

When I first tried Warframe , I found that I enjoyed the movement system, and I discovered that I really loved headshots with a...

Exclusive: MMORPG Astellia Online deep-dives its Warrior and Scholar classes

Korean-born Astellia has been hovering on the horizon for the last few years of its development as Barunson E&A - the majority owner of...

Dark Age of Camelot tests Patch 1.125D, plans on reclaiming abandoned names

There is nothing quite as uniquely exciting as when an old favorite MMORPG gets a meaty patch today. This is indeed what is happening...

Interview: Astellia deep-dives its dungeon systems and Western tweaks

Incoming buy-to-play MMORPG Astellia has been a whirlwind in 2019 as Nexon and Barunson EA have prepared the game for release in the west:...

Massively Overthinking: Thoughts on the holy trinity in MMOs

One of MOP's bright new columnists, Tyler Edwards, blogs over at Superior Realities, and he recently brought to my attention his pieces on the...

Guild Wars 2 is working on multiple fixes and features for the new warclaw mount

It's a big week for Guild Wars 2 since Super Adventure Box today. But that's not all the studio's working on. MMO gamers will...

Interview: Astellia’s western team on pay-to-win, themeparks, and dodging early access and battle royale

Yesterday we covered the news that South Korean born MMORPG Astellia is heading westward in 2019, with its holy trinity classes, solid PvE and...
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Ship of Heroes honors City of Heroes’ deathiversary with a support toon video

Six years ago today, the sun set on City of Heroes for the last time, but the game's not been forgotten. Among the title's spiritual...