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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.

The Daily Grind: How far behind are you in your MMO’s main storyline?

From LOTRO to FFXIV, from Guild Wars 2 to SWTOR, the backbone of the modern solo MMORPG experience is the...

The Survivalist: What ever happened to the smaller survival sandbox MMOs? Part two

Last week we learned what was up with a number of the smaller survival sandbox MMOs. Sadly, some have faded away, but others...
Them's fighting words.

Sources now confirm the Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic movie – and it’s a trilogy

Back in April, we covered Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy's statements about the potential for a Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic movie....

Massively Overthinking: What are your favorite MMO ‘chores’?

A few months ago, The Outline ran a piece on Red Dead Redemption 2 titled I don't wanna do my video...

Nexon’s Alliance vs Empire updates with new dungeon and 150-man PvP mode 100 days post-launch

We don't see many celebrations of 100-day birthdays in MMO land, but hey, any excuse for a party, right? That's what Nexon's doing with...

Hyperspace Beacon: Star Wars Galaxy of Heroes satisfies that Star Wars fix, but there’s a catch

For the last few weeks, my other job has either taken away my game time or just sucked the energy out of me so...

Massively Overthinking: Unpopular MMORPG opinions

Unpopular opinions: We all have them. In fact we have so many that it's a straight up meme. This week's Massively Overthinking is...

The Stream Team: Imperial and Republic Balmorra datacron hunting in SWTOR

Just because Massively OP's Larry and MJ have retrieved the hardest datacron in SWTOR, doesn't mean they are anywhere close to being finished. There...

Got booty? SWTOR does with its Pirate Incursion event

Even in a galaxy far, far away, pirates are ever-present with their plundering and drunken carousing and Johnny Depp movies. But at least now...

Choose My Adventure: The thrilling escapades of a Star Wars: The Old Republic sniper

I have to say, I've made a really good choice this month. Yes, I used the word "good" to describe something Star Wars:...

Legends of Aria’s meaty cooking revamp adds ingredient-based buffs and gardening harvests

True story: I love video game skills like cooking and gardening in MMOs, chiefly because I do not love them in real life -...
Time is on my side, after a fashion.

Global Chat: Is it worth it to subscribe to MMOs?

MMO blog Altar of Gaming has a fascinating series going on in which Rimuru is evaluating whether or not it's worth picking up a...

LOTRO Legendarium: My vision for free-to-play version 2.0

A few weeks ago I embarked on an experiment that I had hoped would make for a fascinating column. Basically, I created a brand-new...

Nexon’s huge first quarter financials made EA and Blizzard look downright shabby

While EA and Activision-Blizzard reported truly meh first quarter 2019 earnings, Nexon was out there making the case for why somebody...

Warhammer Online lives on thanks to a free-to-play private server

Our own Justin Olivetti jokingly referred to our site as "Massively Emulated" in private chat for what should now be patently obvious reasons,...

MMO Business Roundup: Bonfire Studios’ new multiplayer game, EA Access on PS4, and Pokebrains

Welcome back to another quick roundup from the land of games industry business... Remember in 2016 when former World of Warcraft lead designer

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR takes us to Dantooine for the fifth time in a video game

My very first memory of Dantooine was surprisingly its first real appearance in a video game at all. Star Wars Galaxies imagined Dantooine...
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EA sees quarterly and yearly revenue dropoffs, plans to port Apex Legends to mobile

Activision-Blizzard wasn't the only company to see a weak start to 2019: EA also saw a drop off in revenue for Q1 2019,...

Choose My Adventure: Getting back in to the groove of Star Wars: The Old Republic

This week's Choose My Adventure piece is a homecoming for me. I was one of the folks who was all in on

Star Wars: The Old Republic hints at the Empire’s attempts at Dantooine subterfuge

Things in Star Wars: The Old Republic-land are getting a little more feisty recently. First there's the Onslaught expansion due in September,...

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