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.

The Stream Team: Choose more SWTOR Agent adventures

It's been a while since MassivelyOP's Larry and MJ did the 12 Days of TOR, where they put their Star Wars: The Old Republic...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 39: Giving thanks

Justin and Bree discuss Black Desert, Blade & Soul, SWTOR nerfs, Funcom, and gratitude, plus mailbag questions on other podcasts, the quest for sandboxes, F2P restrictions, and custom races.

Massively OP’s holiday gift guide for total MMO newbies

If you're anything like me, you probably have a tough time deciding what kinds of gifts to buy all of your totally real, not-at-all...

The Daily Grind: What are the basic rules of conduct for an MMO community?

If there's one thing I've learned from 18 years of playing MMOs, it's that games train us to abide by some pretty weird codes...

Not So Massively: Path of Exile’s Ascendancy expansion (November 23, 2015)

Online gaming and e-sports are getting bigger by the day, and there are literally hundreds of popular online games out there that don’t really...

SWTOR is buffing companions, but not as much as before

Lead designer Michael Backus has posted on the Star Wars: The Old Republic forums regarding the recent companion brouhaha. If you want to read...

Albion’s closed beta is live for legendary founders

It's closed beta time for Albion, and if you're a legendary founder, you can log in right now. Or not if you'd prefer to...

Sword and Bored: Alt

Thanks to his friend Amilya, Mo has finally rolled up an alt -- but has he really?
Full of sound and fury. Sadly.

Massively OP’s holiday gift guide for the MMO peripheral junkie

I'm not going to lie, folks: I love peripherals. Love 'em. As soon as I was introduced to the idea that you could have...

The MOP Up: Tera’s expansion launches in Europe (November 22, 2015)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

One Shots: Transformations

Guild Wars 2 and One Shots is a pairing as old as time immemorial. Thus, it's great to bring this good-looking MMO back into...

The Game Archaeologist: Shadowbane

Way back when I used to haunt the corridors of Gamestop and had yet to shun the place due to its stinky evil, I remember...

BioWare nerfs SWTOR companions hard, asks for feedback [Updated]

MMO players have always known the danger of a class or feature being overpowered, as it can draw the attention of developers and invite...

MMO Burnout: Star Wars Battlefront

I'm kind of in love with Star Wars: Battlefront. I shouldn't be, really, because underneath the glitz and gloss, it's a pretty pedestrian multiplayer...

Global Chat: Gearing up in WildStar

If you're anything like me, when you get to the max level in a game, there's a general flailing of hands and a feeling...

EA is waiting to see how big the VR market is going to be

If you have your heart set on a Star Wars VR title, you'd better not hold your breath. Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen recently...

Hyperspace Beacon: The confused state of the galaxy in Star Wars: The Old Republic

I don’t write a lot about the Star Wars: The Old Republic roleplay community because I don’t usually like it to be known who...

One Shots: Slice ‘n’ dice

New expansions across the MMO sphere are prompting many of us to take up a part-time job as in-game photographers. And why not? Eye...

Nexon had a good year in spite of its NCsoft disengagement

You might think Nexon would be smarting after selling off its NCsoft shares at a substantial loss in the wake of what was apparently...

Star Wars: The Old Republic asks players about subscriber rewards

Are you subscribed to Star Wars: The Old Republic? Do you want rewards for continuing to subscribe to the game? Because the good news...