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One Shots: Hey Hobbit, what’s ursine?

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Lord of the Rings Online's recent loosening of class/race restrictions is either the greatest or the worst thing that's happened to the game, depending...

Working As Intended: My 25 years of Ultima Online

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Twenty-five years ago my boyfriend, Paul, and I walked into a shop to find a new game to play together. He picked up this...

A GM of Mortal Online has passed away, and devs are planning an in-game memorial

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We have some unfortunate news to share out of Mortal Online 2 as developer Star Vault announced the passing of one of its devs,...
Oh, to pretend to believe.

World of Warcraft: Dragonflight gets a November 28 release date

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Here we go: World of Warcraft: Dragonflight has a release date scheduled, and it's soon. Not "next week" soon, no, but "put in your...

Massively on the Go: October brings new treats to Pokemon Go

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Pokemon GO's Season of Light continues into October, and while a lot of the announced content looks as familiar as that candy corn you...

Wizard101 admits the in-game alert system hijacking last weekend was an external hack

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Over the weekend, we covered the bizarre news that someone was filling up Wizard101's in-game alert system with malicious text and vulgar messages attacking...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 389: Grinding out them dailies

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Justin and Bree discuss ArcheAge 2, WoW Classic Cataclysm, Fractured Online, LOTRO's 2023 ocean expansion, and the Wizard101 hack, with adventures in Guild Wars 2 and WoW Classic, plus meta discussion on how The Daily Grind works and how game studios handle pesky journos like us.

Diablo IV springs another leak as someone shares nearly an hour of friends and family test footage

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Yes, it happened again: Diablo IV's friends and family testing has once again found its way to the internet - the second such time...

Someone hijacked Wizard101’s in-game alert feed to spam toxicity

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Wizard101 is normally associated with kid-friendly fun, but over the past weekend it got decidedly more adult in terms of its language as someone...

The Stream Team: Celebrating Wizard101’s 14th birthday in Krokotopia

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Massively OP's MJ is sad that she wasn't able to celebrate Wizard101's lucky 13th birthday, but she's very glad she can make it this...
Rewind!

WoW Factor: When your MMO design is hooked on a feeling

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To start this off, I want you to summon up a feeling. I want you think back to the first time you can remember...

Wizard101 opens the Karamelle region to EU players

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Those who like a bit more whimsy in their MMO gaming diet would likely find it hard not to be drawn to locations like...

Massively on the Go: September brings Pokemon Go’s Season of Light and winds of change

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Hoo boy, trainers, we have a lot to unpack after that Pokemon GO Go Fest Finale. September to November will be The Season of Light,...

Wizard101 explains its massive gear rework that’s been a year in the making

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Wizard101 players are teetering on the edge of anticipation and dread as the MMORPG grows ever closer to a massive gear rework that's been...
You know, it can really be your jong.

World of Warcraft and Diablo III developer Travis Day passes away at 41

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It's a sad week at Blizzard Entertainment and Phoenix Labs as both studios mourn the loss of one of its long-time developers. The news...
We have Thanos at home.

Massively Overthinking: What’s so bad about comfort zones in MMOs?

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If you've been following the MMORPG meta for a long time, particularly in World of Warcraft, you know there's corner of the industry convinced...

Fight or Kite: MultiVersus is so much more than a Super Saiyan Shaggy

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I don’t recall exactly when I first saw screenshots and images from MultiVersus, but I do recall initially thinking that it was absolutely ridiculous...

Wizard101 preps guilds and raids while Pirate101 gets into a pillow fight

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Big things are afoot in the magical land of Wizard101. This month, KingsIsle is testing two new huge features for the game: guilds and...

Footage of Diablo IV’s friends and family alpha test was leaked online

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Those who may be disappointed to learn that Diablo IV won't be heading to beta any time soon might be interested in bathing themselves...

Tencent seeks larger stake in Ubisoft, Unity considers Chinese spinoff

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China continues its wrangling of the western gaming industry with moves on both Ubisoft and Unity. Reuters reported yesterday that Tencent is attempting to increase...

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