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Vague Patch Notes: A look back at my start in Final Fantasy XI, many years later

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It is the 20th anniversary of Final Fantasy XI this week. Not the 20th anniversary of the game being in the US, and thus...

Massively on the GO: Talking MMOARGs with Orna’s lead dev

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We've talked a bit about Orna: The GPS RPG a few times here in the Massively on the Go column, as this indie game helps...
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Vague Patch Notes: The negatives of MMORPG rogue servers

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Last week, we began a discussion about the ups and downs of rogue servers in the MMO space, by which I actually mean we...

Massively on the Go: Nintendo Switch Sports’ post-launch is going smoothly – but to where?

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Nintendo Switch Sports is out in the wild now, and while early reviews were limited to offline play, obviously our coverage requires a game...

Massively on the Go: Pokemon Go’s May events make for a frontloaded month

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It's been a weird news week for Pokemon GO. Mega news came out oddly and sporadically resulting in our Megas evaluation piece, while the Go...

Massively on the Go: The top 10 Pokemon Go Mega Pokemon worth investing in

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As dataminers discovered back in April, Pokemon GO's Mega Evolution system has gotten its third reworking, plus the release of regional Kangaskhan's Mega, released globally...
waugh? okay

Vague Patch Notes: The positives of MMORPG rogue servers

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Here at MassivelyOP, we have a complicated relationship with rogue servers for MMOs. We have some pretty firm rules about when covering them is...

Working As Intended: LFD, community accountability, and the balance of power in classic MMOs

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At the heart of the WoW Classic argument over the dungeon finder tool is the professed belief that LFD ruined socializing in part by...

Massively on the Go: Pokemon Go’s 2022 Community Day was as meh as anticipated

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It's judgment day for Niantic as Pokemon Go's 2022 Community Day has now come and gone. As we'd noted, the studio was pushing a...

Hands-on with the promising multiplayer Nintendo Switch Sports, launching this week

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April 29th will mark the release of Nintendo Switch Sports, a spiritual sequel to the popular Wii Sports series. The big kicker here is that it's...

Stick and Rudder: Using No Man’s Sky Outlaws as a way to fill the space sandbox void

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Hello Games just keeps on proving itself over and over again. That's been the overall reaction whenever No Man's Sky makes an update from...

Massively on the Go: Pikmin Bloom hasn’t improved six months after release

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I was recently looking at an article claiming that Pikmin Bloom remains great six months after release and found I couldn't agree less. While I'm admittedly...
Well... huh.

From the Depths: Everything we know about Wargaming’s exit from Russia

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Mixing gaming and politics is rough. Think back to the Blitzchung fiasco for Blizzard back in 2019. Or when Daybreak was (and then wasn’t)...

Massively on the Go: Niantic’s Peridot may be cause for Pokemon GO alarm

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Earlier this week, Niantic announced its next location-based game coming to some countries later this month: Peridot. It's about finding and raising virtual pets...
Space tourist. SPACE TOURIST.

Vague Patch Notes: Stop giving rich people money to make failed MMOs

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Richard Garriott has been to space. I'm going to repeat that a lot for emphasis, just because I feel like it's important. Richard Garriott...

Interview: Lost Ark’s regional parity, genderlocking, and the Amazon-Smilegate collaboration

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A few days before the western release of Lost Ark, we posed questions to the Amazon Games team, and franchise lead Soomin Park was...
Faces and offs.

Vague Patch Notes: When MMOs pit their playerbase against itself

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Today's Vague Patch Notes is about something weird that I feel like someone should definitely done something about a long time before now. It's...

Stick and Rudder: Revisiting 12-year-old MMO Star Trek Online

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Star Trek Online is an MMO released during the height of the “let’s grab an existing IP and make it into an MMO” craze...
dang

Vague Patch Notes: Community workarounds don’t excuse broken pieces of MMOs

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It's many years in the rear view now because these days it's someone else's show, but there was a time when Choose My Adventure...

Massively on the Go: Here’s to hoping for proper Pokemon Go pranks in April

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If the earlier mention of Niantic wildly and disappointing experimenting with a shorter, stationary incentivized Community Day hasn't scared you off, then maybe Pokemon Go's April...

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