Eff a robot.

Skyforge introduces Prestige scaling with its next major patch

There's nothing worse than logging on to play a game with your friends to find that they're Level A Million Or Something whilst you're...
Well, good hustle.

Camelot Unchained newsletter discusses combat philosophy and developer status

The Camelot Unchained test phases had to be delayed, and that means that the latest newsletter for the game is in an odd place,...
At last, good stuff.

EverQuest II plans server ‘consolidation’ in August

It's all well and good to prefer lower-population servers, but you can also reach a point when the population is so low that you can...

The Stream Team: Giving Project Gorgon a go

Deciding which game to play can be hard for MassivelyOP's MJ, but thankfully sometimes our Patreon backers make it easy by choosing for her!...

Hi-Rez is making Paladins, a team FPS with deckbuilding

Hi-Rez has been hinting at its new project in recent weeks, and while we were expecting to get an eye full of it at...

Visionary Realms adds three Pantheon devs

Brad McQuaid's dev team for Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen just got a little bit bigger. A post on the game's forum welcomes senior...

An exclusive talk with RIFT’s Chris Junior on the Nightmare Saga and more

RIFT is starting to make more noise as 2015 marches on, particularly with its recent Patch 3.3. This newest update added a major saga...

These are the companies that are trying to build the metaverse

Did you know that Linden Lab is hard at work on a sequel to its Second Life virtual world? Yep, it is, and Recode...

World of Warcraft’s Bashiok has defected to NCsoft [Updated]

Former World of Warcraft Community Manager Micah "Bashiok" Whipple announced he was leaving Blizzard last week to take up a new job this week, leading...
I always want screenshots I don't actually have, it seems.

Wisdom of Nym: Speculating on what comes next in Final Fantasy XIV

Let me start by warning you fans of Final Fantasy XIV that this column may very well have spoilers, but that's all right because...

LOTRO announces its 10 surviving servers

Lord of the Rings Online has begun the process of closing down some of its servers and encouraging players to migrate to one of...
Mead mead mead mead mead mead.

EverQuest Next challenges players to design buildings for Halas

One of the cooler parts of the EverQuest Next development process is that it's not happening behind closed doors; players have already had the...
Losing in a way that's incidentally the same as not in fact losing at all.

League of Legends does not in fact kill off Gangplank for real at all

Just a few days ago, dear reader, we wrote to you about how League of Legends had done something novel by killing off the...

Ex-WoW lead Rob Pardo says industry devs are avoiding the ‘MMO’ label

MMOs aren't going anywhere, but the label may be on the way out. This comes from former World of Warcraft lead Rob Pardo, who...
The boogie, for instance.

RIFT community manager: ‘RIFT is in zero danger’

The health of a game is always important to the players; no one wants to make a home that's going to be shut down...

The Daily Grind: How long did you spend in Project Gorgon’s tutorial?

I got sucked into Project Gorgon last night, and I spent over two hours wandering around the game's tutorial cave. There's a lot to...

The MOP Up: Evil Island edition

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...

Project Gorgon might not wipe before launch, adds Dwarf stretch goal

Big things are afoot for the Project Gorgon Kickstarter. The campaign, which passed its $20,000 crowdfunding goal this past Friday, put up two new...

MMO Mechanics: Brilliant MMO boss mechanics

I love a good boss fight as much as the next MMO player, and I'm sure I'm not alone in favouring fights that really...

One Shots: Abstract art

Every once in a while I receive a One Shots email that makes one of my eyebrows climb super-high while the other one dives...