electronic arts

Megacorp known to MMO gamers primarily for its ownership of BioWare’s Star Wars: The Old Republic. EA has previously been the steward of Mythic Entertainment (which in turn once controlled Ultima Online and Dark Age of Camelot) as well as The Sims Online, Warhammer Online, and Dawngate.

Riding dirty-ish.

Star Wars: The Old Republic adds a new limited-time mount to celebrate Star Wars: Squadrons’ free weekend

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Do you like Star Wars: Squadrons? Are you indifferent about it but like having new mounts in Star Wars: The Old Republic?...

Global Chat: Revisiting all of SOE’s game history

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I'm always a sucker for a good timeline, which is why I perked up at seeing Wilhelm at Ancient Gaming Noob trace out...
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The Division 2 and Ubisoft Massive studio tapped to create a Star Wars open world game

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When Lucasfilm Games announced its resurgence, we wondered aloud whether Electronic Arts' exclusivity contract to create Star Wars games was set to die...
Sort of?

The Daily Grind: What do you remember differently about older MMOs from what was true?

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Let me tell you, going back to an old MMO after a very long time away can be a shock to your memories. I...
We're a team, let's fight like one.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 304: League of MMORPGs

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Justin and Bree discuss Riot's new MMO, RuneScape, Neverwinter, Crowfall, and Path of Exile, with adventures in Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft, Torchlight II, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on losing hype and legal complexity in MMOs.

LucasArts revived as Lucasfilm Games, Bethsoft announces new Indiana Jones game

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All right, history lesson time for those who don't remember: Back in 1982, Lucasfilm had created Lucasfilm Games as part of the company's gaming...

Star Wars: The Old Republic tweaks amplifiers and uprisings

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A long time ago in an MMO far, far away, there was a patch for Star Wars: The Old Republic. While the SITH...

Star Wars Battlefront 2 makes the Kessel run to freedom

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Launching in 2017, Star Wars Battlefront 2 brought high-stakes conflict to gamers who both loved the Star Wars IP and shooting things in the...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2021

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Welcome to 2021, folks. It's not even going to have to try all that hard to be better than 2020! For our first official

Global Chat: Checking out EverQuest II’s Reign of Shadows

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Haven't had time to check out EverQuest II's latest expansion yet? Telwyn from GamingSF has you covered with some first impressions of Reign...

MMO guide maker Dulfy is OK but has stepped away from content creation

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One of the big mysteries of 2020 was the abrupt disappearance of the prolific, beloved, and incredibly helpful MMO guide maker Dulfy. After...
Leaf it up.

Battle Bards Episode 184: MapleStory 2

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Nexon’s late, doomed MapleStory 2 gets a resurrection of sorts, as the Battle Bards salvage the soundtrack and deliver it, shining and sparkly,...

The best Massively OP community leaderboard polls, 2020 edition

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We didn't do quite as many Leaderboard polls this year as in previous years, largely because... well, we've already asked a lot of...

End-of-Year Eleven: The MMOs with the most uncertain futures in 2021

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All right, let's do this one more time. Yes, it's that time when we look ahead to the next year and ask which games...

MMO dev and astronaut Richard Garriott smuggled the ashes of Star Trek’s James Doohan to the ISS

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While we all know very well the story of Richard Garriott's $30 million ticket on board a rocket to visit the International Space Station...

MassivelyOP’s 2020 Golden Yachties: Best worst post title

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MassivelyOP’s not-so-serious end-of-the-year awards continue today with our pick for best worst post title. (If you’re wondering what the heck a Golden Yachtie...

The Daily Grind: Which gaming company told the biggest fib in 2020?

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We have a rule at MOP: "Save your recordings." This is specifically because studios have said things to us on the record and...

WAR’s Return of Reckoning hosts Keg’s End and more Twitch Drops

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The good folks over at the Warhammer Online rogue server are working to close out the year on the best green, muscley foot...

The Game Archaeologist: Seven ways EverQuest reshaped MMO history

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To many veteran MMO players, the opening horns of EverQuest's score are enough to trigger vivid memories, violent hallucinations, and an unstoppable...

Massively Overthinking: Our favorite MMO stories of 2020

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Earlier this week, we named our biggest MMO story of the year and gave it an award, though we imagine it's hard for...

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