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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.

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Massively Overthinking: Where is the line between buy-to-play, free-to-play, and subscription MMOs?

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You might think this Massively Overthinking topic is way too obvious, but I assure you, it's not! Consider this: When the buy-to-play-with-no-sub
Ah ha.

Vague Patch Notes: Kickstarter shouldn’t be your investor demo funding

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There are a few things that kind of make me see red about indie game studios. Generally speaking I'm of the philosophy that indie...

Braving Britannia: Tales of Melancholy, Malice, and Peril in Ultima Online book chronicles player experiences in the seminal MMORPG

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Back in 2018, we ran an interview with author Wes Locher about his book that was all about "Life, Love, and Adventure" in...
We were so certain we had this.

Canadian class action lawsuit argues EA’s lootboxes constitute illegal gambling

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Ah, it's a good thing for the companies relying on lockboxes that people have completely forgotten about those this year, isn't it? Turns out...
This was a television show.

Perfect Ten: A small sampling of literary offerings from MMOs

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Salutations are in order once again for our most literate and eloquent readers of Massively Overpowered! I bid you welcome to our numerical column...

Star Wars The Old Republic’s GU 6.1.4 update is live with the Feast of Prosperity

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Who's hungry? Star Wars The Old Republic players better be because the Feast of Prosperity is live today in the just-launched GU...

Choose My Adventure: Good friends and bad player behavior in Star Wars Squadrons

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Well, I was hoping for this to be more fun than it actually was. I adore the heck out of X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter,...

Star Wars: The Old Republic details the upcoming Feast of Prosperity event

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Earlier in the month, we got word of several events arriving to Star Wars: The Old Republic, one of which being the...

The MOP Up: Phantasy Star Online 2 hands out more treats than tricks

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Phantasy Star Online 2 fans can log in this week to enjoy a nice burst of additional content, including the fourth and...

Global Chat: Comparing SWTOR’s and Star Wars Squadrons’ space battles

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With Star Wars Squadrons now on the scene, a comparison between that game and SWTOR's galactic starfighter content was all but inevitable. MMO blog

Some Assembly Required: The future of Dual Universe’s puzzle events and development

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While I may be sad at missing Dual Universe's first big puzzle event that was just solved (though folks can still follow...
Fly free, too.

The Daily Grind: Isn’t it time to put an end to land rushes in MMORPGs?

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When Final Fantasy XIV's 5.35 patch arrived this week, the hardcore XIV players on the Massively OP team had very mixed reactions. One...
Holy arts.

Massively Overthinking: What one MMO mechanic or system would you like to banish to the ends of the earth?

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Back in September, one of our dear readers Aldristavan sent in a fun question for the Massively OP Podcast: What's one outdated MMO...

The Stream Team: A handful of droids on SWTOR’s Hoth

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Corellia took too long, so Massively OP's Larry and MJ were not really able to hunt down the droids on Hoth last time. But...

Some Assembly Required: How clever gamers solved Dual Universe’s massive puzzle event in record time

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If you are a fan of sandboxes and virtual worlds - and you are reading Some Assembly Required, so you probably are -...

Perfect Ten: 10 notable MMO developers that shut their doors

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When En Masse Entertainment announced that it would be closing its doors this fall, we here at Massively OP came to the realization...

The MOP Up: Wakfu’s great server merge

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Wakfu has finally set a date for its server merges. French servers are consolidating on October 14th, while international shards are coming together...
So has anyone had cookies recently? I like cookies.

Star Wars Squadrons shares an infographic of stats from the first week of online play

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It would appear that the online multiplayer of Star Wars Squadrons has been pretty active overall, or at least the very first week...

Star Wars Squadrons creative director: ‘We’re not trying to treat the game as a live service’

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If EA wanted a fast way to chill all the fervor for Star Wars Squadrons, then what it told UploadVR this week...
What a shock.

Star Wars: The Old Republic outlines its triumvirate of special events running in October

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Welcome to another month of events in Star Wars: The Old Republic wherein you're exploring the relics of the Gree! It's always Gree,...

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