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SGF 2024: A quick look at Capcom’s Monster Hunter Stories Collection

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I know many people looking at will see "Monster Hunter" in the title here and wonder why it doesn't say, "Wilds," but that comes...

Black Desert simplifies gathering and fishing on PC, brings a plant centaur boss fight to mobile

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If you're all about those life skills in Black Desert on PC, or if you've never thought to try them out, then you're likely...

Bohemia’s adorable multiplayer pirate sandbox Ylands is headed to Switch as a B2P offline version

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We hadn't even heard of Ylands before today, but now we wish we had; it's apparently Bohemia's 2019 cozy - and very tiny -...

Persist Online interview: CipSoft explains why Persist is an MMORPG, not a survival shooter

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Earlier this week, we covered the surprising news that Tibia developer CipSoft has a new MMORPG on the way. At least, the studio is...

Lost Ark’s big region merge of South America into North America East has begun

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As promised, Amazon has begun the Great Mergening in Lost Ark with today's maintenance release. OK, nobody's really calling it that, but we should....

Massively on the Go: Pokemon GO enters its Shared Skies season without sharing much info

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We're entering the summer season in Pokemon Go, and this one is called Shared Skies. If you ignore the repeat info from the upcoming...
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Vague Patch Notes: Why do so many MMOs fail?

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We talk a lot about MMOs that fail here on Massively Overpowered. I wrote a whole column about how our standards of success are...

One Shots: Hell’s welcoming committee

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One Shot announcement time, everybody! Gather around, shush up, listen. I am not a mind reader. I do not have one of those NCIS computers...

Massively Overthinking: Fixing boring MMORPG dungeons

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Earlier this month, MMO genre luminary Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street tweeted something from someone on his Ghost MMO team that's going to resonate with a...

Warcraft Rumble preps sieges, raids, and druids for this summer

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Blizzard's mobile battler Warcraft Rumble released its first content preview this week that highlighted this summer's upcoming features. On May 29th, Season 6 debuts...

PSA: Pirate101’s Through Death’s Door chapter will revert to paid DLC ‘within the next few months’

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Last month saw Pirate101 finally get some substantial content with the launch of the Through Death's Door chapter. At the time of launch, Kingsisle...

Unleashed’s MMORPG Haven is aimed at parents who grew up playing EverQuest and WoW

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Back in February, we covered an upcoming but low-key crossplatform MMORPG called Haven by an indie studio called Unleashed games, whose star-studded dev team...

Black Desert celebrates 3000 days in the west with freebies, PvP teases, and endgame rings

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Pearl Abyss is fond of celebrating odd milestones for Black Desert, but it sure beats a basic anniversary. Today, the company is touting the...

The Stream Team: Braving the Bozjan Southern Front in Final Fantasy XIV

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MOP's Chris hasn't really dug in to the Bozjan Southern Front content in Final Fantasy XIV, mostly because he's tried doing it himself, and...

The Stream Team: Sunday funday in Final Fantasy XIV with friends

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By this point you all know what Sunday means: Final Fantasy XIV, MOP's Chris and his family, and very likely some more roulettes together....
Also, let's just put this out there, how about more robots?

Into the Super-Verse: A toast to City of Heroes’ 20th birthday

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How does you mark your first true MMO experience? Anarchy Online technically was the first MMO I ever played, although I was on dial-up,...

Massively on the Go: April showers didn’t bring Pokemon GO May event flowers

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April was a rough month for Pokemon Go, as the game failed to deliver on Earth Day - an event Niantic used to champion...

Blizzard laid off prolific World of Warcraft writer and lore queen Christie Golden

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Among the many people affected by Blizzard's massive layoffs in 2024 was Christie Golden, the rare games writer whose name a whole lot of...

The Stream Team: Chilling out with friends in the Final Fantasy XIV roulette

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MOP's Chris and his family and friends are coming together yet again for their time-honored, weekly Final Fantasy XIV pastime: the duty roulette. There...

One Shots: …and that’s how I became hoarse

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While you may be completely freaked out when confronting an enemy six times your size, it's important not to show fear. In fact, one...

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