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Vitae Aeternum: Obsessing over New World’s population numbers is a waste of time

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New World is a bit unique in that it is the only major Western MMORPG that is playable only through Steam. The others are...

The Daily Grind: What was the most painful MMO sunset of 2022?

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So I have good news and bad news about this Daily Grind. The bad news is that we had a lot of sunsets this...

Massively Overthinking: Our favorite MMO stories of 2022

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It's tradition for us to pick out one big story or narrative arc that defined the year and slap it with an award label,...
Are you for real, guy.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 399: Dragonflight takes to the skies

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Justin and Bree discuss WoW Dragonflight's launch; New World's 2023 roadmap; the sunset of Elyon and Forsaken World; new content for EverQuest II, Wizard101, Embers Adrift, Guild Wars 2, and Elite Dangerous; plus adventures in LOTRO, MOP's end-of-the-year awards, and a mailbag topic on auto-scaling in MMOs.
Not the problem.

Elyon prepares to sunset in Korea following its western shutdown

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It's an ignominious end to a once-promising MMORPG. Elyon (previously Ascent: Infinite Realm) has less than a week left before Kakao closes it in...
Hey. I got a ball.

End-of-Year Eleven: The Biggest MMO Surprises of 2022

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All right, 2022, you are officially no longer allowed to surprise us any more because we're doing the end-of-year thing now and that means...

MMO Cartographer: Elyon, dead game walking

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It would be reasonable to wonder why I am bothering to write about my experiences in Elyon, a game that Kakao has long since...

Massively Overthinking: The MMO Kickstarters that let us down

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MOP's Chris penned a solid piece earlier this week about the fate that has apparently befallen Destiny's Sword, and as I was editing it,...

Four Winds: What made Lost Ark so successful where Elyon failed?

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I'm sad about it, but I have to eat my words about Elyon and its place in this decade's pantheon of MMOs. I honestly...
Effing OOPS

Perfect Ten: An MMO sunset tour for 2022 to date

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MMO sunsets can be weird. I am never happy when a game that people love goes away. It always represents a lot of lost...
Not the problem.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 388: Elyon descends through finite care

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Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic's Wrath pre-patch, New World's new servers, Elyon's sunset, Bless Unleashed's sunset, EVE Online Uprising, Star Trek Online's Wil Wheaton, and Temtem's launch, with adventures in LOTRO, Guild Wars 2, and SWG Legends, with a lightning round of MMO questions from the mailbag.
getty

Vague Patch Notes: The MMORPG industry shockwaves that still reverberate

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A thought occurred to me the other day regarding World of Warcraft and the way that it deformed the MMO industry: People who are...
You got boring real fast.

Elyon, once hotly anticipated as Ascent Infinite Realm, is sunsetting in December

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I wish I could say nobody saw this coming, but unfortunately, that's not the case: Kakao is closing down Elyon. "Kakao Games Europe, following lengthy...

The MOP Up: Witness the creation of a Dauntless behemoth

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Dauntless shared a neat video of a collaboration between its players and artists: "Back in April, many of you joined us for a community...
Arenatacular!

Vague Patch Notes: Novelty is a contradiction in an MMORPG genre that discourages it

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The newest member of the Big Five in the MMO space released in the west back in 2015, which was seven years ago now....
Bring it!

Elyon announces the arrival of the Soulbringer class on September 7

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Despite the name, the new class being added to Elyon is not really known primarily for bringing souls to a fight. The most obvious...
This be he

Vague Patch Notes: Themepark MMOs need open spaces, too

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Let me start off this particular column with a story about Star Wars: The Old Republic. I've mentioned before how this was a game...
This dude might fight some other dudes.

Elyon patches in new Realm War start times and class balancing

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War? Between my realms? It's more likely than you might think in Elyon with the game's latest update, as the patch provides new start...
clock is ticking folks

Elyon’s latest patch turns on a pure overclocking event

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Usually events in MMORPGs are a big deal. Or at least some degree of deal. There are event currencies and quests and whatever that...
Bringing souls!

Elyon previews its upcoming new content including a new class, the Soulbringer

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Do you like classes with blades? Do you like classes with souls? Do those two words remind you of some other MMORPG out on...

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