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Studio known in the west chiefly for action MMO TERA

TERA Console pushes out a new battle pass and Sorcerer buffs

TERA is dead -- long live TERA Console? We suppose it's better than nothing, but every time news about the Xbox or PlayStation version...

TERA is celebrating its sixth anniversary… on console, that is, because PC is still dead

Did you forget TERA was still alive? On console, anyway. The game's latest update opens the Draakon Arena dungeon in regular and hard mode,...

Vague Patch Notes: Game preservation is way more complicated than it seems

Before I say anything with this week's article, I want to make something very, very clear right from the premise: As you have probably...

TERA Console launches its newest battle pass, balances classes, and makes quality-of-life changes

TERA Console is still swimming along in the wake of its closed PC sibling: The MMORPG has released another update this week that arguably...

Q4 2023: Nexon, Krafton, and Roblox all posted soaring revenues in 2023

Welcome back to another MMO business roundup - this one all about financials for some of the companies we keep an eye on 'round...
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TERA Console introduces a new buff-granting card collection system in latest patch

Do you feel more powerful when you look at a collectible card? That's probably wildly subjective, but in the case of player characters in...

Massively Overthinking: The slowest and fastest combat in MMORPGs

During a recent podcast discussion about City of Heroes' official revival, the MOP writers were talking about its combat, which - let's be honest...

The best MassivelyOP community Daily Grinds of 2023

This traditional roundup of the best Daily Grinds of the year is actually one of my favorites because it demonstrates just how long we've...

The Daily Grind: What was the most painful MMO sunset of 2023?

At the end of the year, I always start rounding up things like patches and dramas, and that always means sunsets too. Last year,...

Kritika Online is coming back for the fourth time, this time under the stewardship of Valofe

Kritika Online seems to keep coming back like a bad penny. The anime action combat MMO: First landed on western shores in 2017 until...

Working As Intended: The hits and misses of our 2023 MMO predictions

We've been offering up an MMO predictions list for Massively Overthinking for years upon years now as our writers and readers prognosticate on the...
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TERA Console cycles dungeons again, opens Dreadspire Season 5, and balances classes

The last remaining vestige of TERA has gotten an update once again, with the console version seeing another round of smaller updates compiled into...

Massively on the Go: Pokemon Go’s Party Play is peak Niantic

Pokemon Go's newest feature, Party Play, is out now, and it's... well, very Niantic. Since the feature was first datamined, it seemed like it...

TERA Console cycles dungeons, launches a new battle pass, and improves its pet system

The de facto maintenance mode-like updates for TERA Console continue on, with the latest patch performing another dungeon access cycle, launching a new battle...

The Daily Grind: Should MMOs offer tools to let you hide all other players?

A while back, an MOP commenter opined that MMOs should always offer players the option to fully block - that is to say, mute...

Massively Overthinking: The dumbest deaths in MMORPGs

This past week has been amusing for everyone in the MMO community and beyond who loves to watch people die stupid deaths in video...

TERA Console recycles its existing dungeons and makes tweaks to items and equipment

The last surviving version of TERA continues to put out updates, with its latest one makes the Catalepticon an open dungeon and reopens the...
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First Impressions: I honestly can’t tell whether I like Wayfinder or not

Playing Wayfinder marks the first time in my games writing career that my impression of a game has involved quite so much of my...

Perfect Ten: 10 memorable MMO marketing campaigns from the genre’s past

Believe it or not, MMOs get off easy when it comes to notorious marketing campaigns. Anything on the following list, good or bad, is...

The Soapbox: Why The Secret World really failed

We're back with part two of my long-overdue post-mortem of The Secret World, my favourite MMORPG of all time. In the first part I...