escape from tarkov

Official Site: Escape From Tarkov
Studio: Battlestate Games

Escape from Tarkov names-and-shames thousands of cheaters in a Google doc

Ah, welcome to Friday evening, folks, and a video game doing a little bit o' name-and-shame on some dastardly cheaters. The game is multiplayer shooter...
It helps that the game is bad, I guess.

Escape from Tarkov adds a new city region, new skills, improved systems, and more weapons

Remember back in 2020 when Escape from Tarkov said it was adding a new map to the game? You'd be forgiven for forgetting that...

Whatever happened to anti-grinding MMO Zeal? It joined the NFT craze

Every so often, we are reminded about an MMO or online RPG that caught our attention years ago but then sank into the mire...

The MOP Up: EVE Echoes racks up one million players

It looks like CCP's newest mobile game is already a smash hit. According to the studio, EVE Echoes has already crossed one million players...

Escape from Tarkov is getting a new map as it hits new viewership highs on Twitch

It's been a while since we've last heard major things out of Escape from Tarkov, the FPS survival multiplayer game from developer Battlestate Games....

The MOP Up: Second Life’s super expensive brothel

It's not every week that my editor marches up to me and demands that I cover virtual brothels as headlining stories, but this did...
It helps that the game is bad, I guess.

Escape from Tarkov players call for a server wipe in light of gear balance issues and bad player behavior

When they're not abusing DMCA to silence dissenting voices or coming up with threadbare excuses for not adding female models, the devs at Escape...
Multi-digit division.

Global Chat: Why player representation in games matters

The recent flap over Escape from Tarkov's public pronouncement of "no icky girls" (my paraphrase) as playable characters in its game elicited more than...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 255: Girls, elementals, and other things that ruin MMOs

Justin and Bree discuss Magic Legends, Tarkov, World of Warcraft, Crowfall, Lost Ark, Elder Scrolls Online, and SWG Legends, with mailbag topics on how MMOs can avoid murderhobo gameplay and how to escape MMOs that suck you back in.
Lady guns are so complicated

Escape from Tarkov confirms no playable female characters because of ‘game lore’ and workload

Sorry, ladies, but it's just too ding-dong-dang difficult to put y'all in Escape from Tarkov. That's the cited reason why the game's developer, Battlestate Games,...

Massively Uplifting: Charity comes in many forms for Bethesda, Square Enix, and Digital Extremes

Summer smiles -- get 'em while they're hot! If you are looking for a way to make your mood rise like the temperature, we've...

Escape from Tarkov devs apparently abused DMCA to target more than one YouTube critic

Back in December, we covered trouble brewing in the Escape From Tarkov community, as Russian developer Battlestate stood accused of abusing DMCA takedowns against...

Escape From Tarkov devs lodge DMCA strikes over YouTuber’s ‘misinformation’ and ‘negative hype’

It's been a couple of years since we had one of these stories about a game studio filing DMCA complaints in an attempt to...

The MOP Up: Pagan Online slams ARPGs and MOBAs together

Tack this on your list of action-RPGs to watch. Mad Head Games announced that it is developing a blend of ARPG and MOBA with...

The MOP Up: Gnomeland Security orders EQ2’s Tinkerfest (July 22, 2018)

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...

The MOP Up: EverQuest II’s Fallen Gate moves forward (April 22, 2017)

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...

Escape from Tarkov roadmap points to open beta and a more hardcore experience

With lots to do to get Escape from Tarkov ready for the upcoming open beta test, the development team has jettisoned its plans to...
Lady guns are so complicated

Escape from Tarkov makes final preparations for its open beta

Don't get too comfortable, because the real war is about to begin. Right now, Escape from Tarkov's development team is in the final stage...

Betawatch: There’s factions in them there hills of Wild West Online (December 8, 2017)

Let's start with something that you probably already ascertained: Wild West Online is being delayed. It delayed its early access alpha, and that delay...
Real-is-brown filter removed.

Escape from Tarkov preps massive New Year’s stress test ahead of 2018 open beta

Did you think Christmas came too early this year? One of my hobbies was already rolling out Valentine's Day hoopla in August, so I...