See: Elite: Dangerous

Elite Dangerous unveils 2024 plans for powerplay rework, next Thargoid War step, and ‘at least’ four new ships

The playerbase of Elite Dangerous is waking up to some unique emotions today: a sense of hope and excitement for the spaceship sandbox. That's...

Elite Dangerous player summarizes the playable Thargoid War content added throughout 2023

Looking through the updates made to Elite Dangerous in 2023, you'd be forgiven for believing that Frontier Developments spent all of its time fixing...

MassivelyOP’s complete 2023 awards recap and debrief

As we did in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022, today we're going to recap our annual awards and other articles from...

Make My MMO: The biggest MMO crowdfunding stories of 2023

Welcome to a special end-of-the-year edition of Make My MMO, the MassivelyOP column where we - well, I - keep tabs on all of...

The MOP Up: Valheim’s Christmas surprise

As the nights turn frosty in Valheim, a strange wintry cheer spreads through the land. Could it be... could it be a plum pudding...
New Year's EVE

The Daily Grind: What was the best event in the MMO genre in 2023?

We used to run this Daily Grind as an award but canned it when we had a hard time summoning enough really stellar events...

Elite Dangerous’ Frontier declares it’s ‘getting back on track’ by re-focusing on new and existing simulation titles

Elite Dangerous developer Frontier Developments is using its 2023 annual investor report to proclaim that it's "getting back on track," as it decides that...

Elite Dangerous’ Frontier Developments readies a round of layoffs

It certainly seems like we've in the thick of layoff season right now, what with Epic Games, Twitch, and Cryptic all letting personnel go...

Elite Dangerous Update 17 brings forth another laundry list of fixes and continued tease of ‘louder rumbling’

“The rumbling got quieter and then much, much louder," read the not-very-jumbled word jumble in Elite: Dangerous' timing announcement for Update 17. That jumble...
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Elite Dangerous outlines patch timing and teases October 16’s Update 17

What's coming in Update 17 for Elite: Dangerous? We don't know yet; Frontier Developments always puts out the patch notes on the day of...
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Massively Overthinking: What’s the most chaotic behavior you’ve seen from MMO players?

A week or two ago, I found myself discussing Ultima Online by way of trying to convince our work chat that players often do...

Massively Overthinking: Massively Overwhelming content in MMORPGs

This past weekend, I picked up my first premium house in Lord of the Rings Online after much hemming and hawing. I didn't expect...

One Shots: Bumping into an old, old friend

When you log back into an MMORPG after a long time away, that feeling of being an intruding stranger is pretty strong. But you...

Elite Dangerous addresses a laundry list of Update 16 issues in latest bug-squashing patch

It appears to be the same ol' song and dance out of Elite: Dangerous: Frontier releases an update to the game is released, and...

Elite Dangerous Update 16 adds a mystery feature, squashes multiple bugs, and pays tribute to a former dev

Today is another patch day for Elite: Dangerous, and if you were hoping for some mystery, then you're in luck because Update 16's patch...

Elite Dangerous dates Update 16 for August 1, releases an updated launcher, and halts investigation of some bugs

It's been some time since headlines have come out of the internet spaceship playground of Elite: Dangerous, but this week has seen a few...

Massively Overthinking: The MMOs that are worth their dreadful early gameplay

I think many of us are primed to roll our eyes at anyone who says "oh man, just keep playing, it gets better later...

Massively Uplifting: Spring and summer philanthropy and farewells in MMOs

'Tis the season! What season? Why, spring and summer! Spring is a time of growth, and our gaming-verse certainly saw growth of the generous...

Steam’s Summer Sale 2023 is live through July 13 with deals on FFXIV, GW2, New World, ESO, and more

Valve has revived the traditional Steam summer sale this afternoon, with gobs of good deals running well beyond the 4th of July. Perhaps the...
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The MOP Up: Neverwinter buffs its companion healing factor by up to 100%

Neverwinter's medically minded companions received a massive infusion of green numbers this past week, as Cryptic buffed those particular pets by a significant amount. "We...