e3 2016

E3 2016: Chatting E3 demos and MMO research with Red Fox Insights’ Jake Parmley

I'm wrapping up my on-site E3 coverage this year with a meeting more about the industry meta than about any one game. The interviewee? Jake Parmley...
It's not just me, right?

Wisdom of Nym: The implications of Final Fantasy XIV’s E3 content

I am honestly fairly sure that I know where the entrance to to the Deep Dungeon will lie when it comes out in July....

E3 2016: Taking a look at Bitcoin-inspired MOTCG Deckbound

Multiplayer online TCG Deckbound is one of those rare gems that shines its brightest at an event like E3 rather than most of the other big conventions....

E3 2016: Black Desert on PvP, sieges, and lessons learned

Though Daum didn't have a booth at this year's E3, I managed to snag some time with Black Desert PR/Marketing Manager Rick van Beem. Given some of the...

E3 2016: Previewing Elite Dangerous VR

At this year's E3, I sat down with Elite: Dangerous' Senior Designer Sandy Sammarco and PR/Communications Manager Michael Grapper to talk about the game's successes and...

E3 2016: Master X Master might be the most MMO-like MOBA around

Despite Eliot's positive experience with Master X Master at PAX East back in April, I went into my demo at this year's E3 expecting very...
Cash shops make doggie sad

MMO Week in Review: All the MMOs at E3 2016 (June 19, 2016)

Were you too busy gaming this week to pay attention to MMO news? Get caught up every Sunday evening with Massively Overpowered’s Week in Review! So...

E3 2016: War Thunder’s VR mode and Crossout’s demo

While I don't play any of Gaijin's games, I was looking forward to meeting the studio at this year's E3 for two reasons: the...

MMO Mechanics: Zonation and scaling mechanics in MMORPGs

The recent E3 hubub about The Elder Scrolls Online new level syncing mechanics being extended has got me thinking all about the mechanics behind zones in MMOs,...

E3 2016: Sea of Thieves is much more than pirate ship PvP (and might just be an MMO)

It's been awhile since I've been excited for a Rare game, but pirate-themed, multiplayer sailing-and-swashbuckling game Sea of Thieves took hold of me just based on the...
Oh my gosh, did they try.

E3 2016: Hands-on with Nexon’s LawBreakers

Going into E3 this year, I didn't think LawBreakers would be something we'd cover at MOP. I also didn't expect much out of it, even with CliffyB's...

E3 2016: Final Fantasy XIV discusses the Deep Dungeon, Xbox One, and the future

Whenever Naoki Yoshida shows up at a convention, you know ahead of time that Final Fantasy XIV fans are going to have plenty to...

E3 2016: A look at Blade & Soul’s new class, the Soul Fighter

Blade & Soul hasn't yet been out for a year and it's already gotten several updates, all good news for the players. While I had...

Massively Overthinking: The best and worst MMORPGs of E3 2016

With E3 taking up so much head-space this week, we thought it only right to discuss how MMOs in particular fared at the convention....

E3 2016: Perfect World’s Star Trek Online, Neverwinter, and Livelock

One thing that I see over and over in our comments sections when we cover Perfect World's MMOs is hatred for lockboxes and keys bought...

E3 2016: Check out The Elder Scrolls Online’s big presentation

There were big announcements for The Elder Scrolls Online at this year's E3, including the new universal level scaling system of One Tamriel. But...

Tamriel Infinium: The pros and cons of Elder Scrolls Online’s ‘One Tamriel’ level-syncing

Despite being a two-year-old game, The Elder Scrolls Online has made a good showing at E3, which really shouldn't have surprised me -- but it...
Let's all work together to be kind of miserable.

E3 2016: Sci-fi MMORPG Dual Universe is FFA PvP for builders

That headline may sound strange, but after a long, hard talk with game creator JC Baillie of Novaquark at E3 this week, I feel...

E3 2016: Elder Scrolls Online’s player housing is coming in early 2017

Elder Scrolls Online players eager to move into their own dwellings will need to wait a bit longer to do so -- but the...
What the what.

E3 2016: Warframe’s Lunaro is a high-tech quidditch bloodbath

A new mode is coming to Warframe this week, offering players the chance to unwind with a friendly game of Lunaro. Considering that Lunaro...