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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 Game Archaeologist: Mythic’s Imperator Online

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It is a truly difficult thing to create something completely new and original, especially in storytelling and setting. It's perhaps impossible in this day...

BioWare’s analytics manager talks SWTOR stats and their effect on design

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If you've ever been curious about how data analytics impacts MMO design decisions, a new interview at SWTOR Network is worth your time.

Massively Opinionated: Which MMO is the stickiest?

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In this episode, Larry, Tina, Cosmic Engine, and Jason debate what makes MMORPGs sticky and which game has done it the best.

The Daily Grind: If it were 2003 again, which MMO would you play?

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Fun hypothetical: Let's say that all of us -- including Massively Overpowered -- were thrown back in time 12 years to 2003. There's no...

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR’s awful patch 3.2.1 Marauder and Sentinel changes

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I like to consider myself a measured person. I try not to give into overblown rants and statements that I cannot take back. Too...
SWTOR

BioWare posts update on SWTOR’s Season 5 win-trading

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BioWare community manager Eric Musco posted a brief update on the Star Wars: The Old Republic forums yesterday concerning trolling and...
UO Age of Shadows

Ultima Online seeks players for expansion focus group

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Ultima Online producer Bonnie Armstrong has put out a call for player focus testers. Broadsword is searching for somewhere in the...
SWTOR

The Nar Shaddaa Nightlife event is coming back to SWTOR in June

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How do you pronounce Nar Shaddaa? When I was devouring Star Wars books in the 1990s and playing the crap out of the Dark Forces...

Dark Age of Camelot throws Memorial Day bonus weekend

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Dark Age of Camelot fans might want to adjust their plans for the upcoming holiday weekend in the US, as Broadsword is...

Eternal Crusade lays out its plan for open world conflict

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Just because Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade will be primarily a PvP title doesn't mean that it's going to section itself off in tiny...

The Game Archaeologist: Multiplayer BattleTech

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It was the 31st century, where feuding factions decided to settle their differences by throwing multi-ton war robots at each other. It was also...

The Stream Team: More SWTOR story mission XP and prizes

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Earlier this week, Massively OP's MJ and Larry jumped into Star Wars: The Old Republic on the Republic side to take advantage of the 12x...

Massively Overthinking: What would persuade you to play a classic MMO?

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For this edition of Massively Overthinking, Kickstarter donor Sargon wants us think back to 1997, when Ultima Online launched and parted MMOs from graphical...

Raph Koster used MMO design to help revitalize a bar trivia game

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You might know Raph Koster from his MMO legacy as a designer on Ultima Online or Star Wars Galaxies, or perhaps...

Massively Opinionated: EVE vs SWTOR vs The Plunderbund

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In this episode, Larry, Cosmic Engine, Brendan, and Redna debate MMORPG community platforms, guilds, and building strong communities.

The Stream team: Soaking up SWTOR’s story XP bonus

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Star Wars: The Old Republic is tossing out story XP willy-nilly right now, and Massively OP's Larry has talked MJ into diving back in...
What a shock.

Star Wars: The Old Republic brings back the Relics of the Gree

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Greetings, black bisector! Or blue acute or yellow nonagon or argyle sinewave; we're not actually very good at the whole Gree dialogue thing. What...

Why Eternal Crusade can’t do a global megaserver

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The dream to create a PvP-centric game on a single global megaserver might be just that -- a dream. Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade...

World of Warcraft preps bonus events and adventure guide for 6.2

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What would it be like to play an MMO where every day presented a new event to enjoy? This will be the reality for...
SWTOR

SWTOR players harass a BioWare dev and his family

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What do you do when MMO devs mess with your favorite class? If you're a handful of Star Wars: The Old Republic...

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