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PSA: World Eternal Online is actually just the blockchain MMO Core Loop announced last year

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Do you remember last year when developer Core Loop raised $12 million in order to develop a blockchain-integrated MMO? Probably not, there has been...

Shroud of the Avatar plots more tutorials, new treasure maps, and more Episode 2 content in 2023

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Shroud of the Avatar has laid out a course for 2023, with a roadmap of planned updates to quests, features, and communication for the...

Bored Ape Yacht Club’s upcoming ‘skill-based mint’ NFT game sparks a speculation market

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While there are many of us normal humans who don't participate in a wildly speculative and volatile market powered by FOMO, art theft, environmental...

GDC’s State of the Games Industry survey once again demonstrates dev skepticism for metaverse and blockchain hokum

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This year's State of the Game Industry from GDC - its 11th since beginning the project - delivers a range of insights from the...

One of Ubisoft’s canceled games was a PvP team battle arena dubbed Project Q

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In covering Ubisoft's ongoing clownshow - the mass-game cancelations, the sixth delay of Skull & Bones, the CEO gaffe, and the impending worker strike...

Massively Overthinking: The biggest 2022 MMO trainwrecks (almost) nobody noticed

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As we wrap up our end-of-the-year and turn-of-the-calendar content until next December, there's one more recurring Massively Overthinking I like to do - and...

Korean MMO Project TS scored a global publisher – but it’s a blockchain purveyor

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As we recently demonstrated in our lengthy list of in-development MMOs, there's a whole lot coming down the pike. Now we can add another...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2023

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As 2022 drew to a close, we spent our Massively Overthinking roundtables discussing our predictions for 2023 as well as our goals. Now, we're...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO was the biggest contributor to killing the genre in 2022?

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This provocative Daily Grind has been in our annual top-of-the-year rotation since 2016, and I'm gonna keep it that way because I think it...
Great plan. Hold on there.

Square-Enix’s Yosuke Matsuda is still all-in on blockchain and NFTs even after 2022

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You might think that after watching the steady erosion and collapse of blockchain and NFTs in general and in the gaming space after 2022,...

Goodbye to all the reasons we can’t have nice things in MMOs, 2022 edition

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A few years back, we started collecting our happiest stories under the "warm fuzzies" tag and our most unpleasant ones under "this is why...

MassivelyOP’s 2022 Golden Yachties: Favorite MMO site even madder about the P2E invasion than we are

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MassivelyOP's not-so-serious end-of-the-year awards continue today with our pick for favorite MMO site even madder about the P2E invasion than we are. (We call these...

The best MassivelyOP community Daily Grinds of 2022

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2022 marks the fifth year in a row we've done this roundup, but the Daily Grind has been a recurring mini-column here on MassivelyOP...

Rumor: Life is Feudal MMO might be making a comeback, with a sequel in the works

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The medieval sandbox MMORPG Life is Feudal died something of a slow death, first with a January 2021 sunset followed by an October 2022...
Nope.

US Senator calls out Steam’s lax moderation of neo-Nazis and hate

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The fact that Steam is extremely hands-off in regard to moderation isn't really news. Readers will recall it was referenced in a video report...

Riot Games struggles to get out of deal with failing crypto company

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Riot Games is the latest entity that's learning the hard way that crypto isn't a fast track to wealth and success. Last year, the...
Among all the many, many ways you are terrible.

Activision-Blizzard’s president/COO leaves in March – for the Bored Apes Yacht Club crypto outfit

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It appears that one of Activision-Blizzard's top brass will end his tenure by next year. According to a filing with the SEC, Activision-Blizzard president...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO predictions for 2023

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Nobody can see the future, but it sure is fun guessing, and that's exactly what we're going to do for (to?) the MMO genre...
Run! They've got a New World in the sidecar!

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO stories of 2022

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I might be biased - by which I mean I am definitely biased - but 2022 was a year of big stories and big...

Massively Overthinking: The best and worst MMO developer quotes of 2022

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You might not know this about me, but I literally spend all year jotting down in my little notepad file all the quirky stuff...

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