See: Final Fantasy XIV

The Realm’s creator wants to remake this 20-year-old MMO

MMO veterans might be familiar with The Realm (also known as The Realm Online), which was one of the first class of graphical...

Global Chat: Making gaming resolutions

Do you make New Year's resolutions for gaming? I do and I've seen more than a few bloggers come out in early January to...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 46: The high price of VR

Justin and Bree discuss the Oculus Rift's pricetag, Marvel Heroes' David Brevik, Divergence Online, Smed on emus, and TUG, with mailbag questions on tstories, MOBAs, and skill trees.

Final Fantasy XIV releases full Heavensward soundtrack next month

Final Fantasy XIV's soundtrack has been often cited as a favorite element of the MMO and has grown significantly since its initial 1.0...
Are you not entertained?

Wisdom of Nym: A musing on malaise in Final Fantasy XIV

There's no question in my mind that Final Fantasy XIV is still one of my favorite games of all time. It certainly doesn't...

Final Fantasy XIV players hold a vigil for Sian Blake in Limsa Lominsa

Players are holding a vigil following the death of Final Fantasy XIV voice actress Sian Blake (the voice of Yugiri). The...
A bigger and blacker... oh, god, the jokes are really accidental.

Final Fantasy XIV devotes a full trailer to Lord of Verminion’s strategic pet battles

If you've never played Final Fantasy XIV or stopped playing some time ago, you might not be aware of the fact that there's...

Jukebox Heroes: Six MMO soundtracks that need to be in your collection

Lately, a friend was asking me where he should start with collecting MMO soundtracks. "Pretty much anywhere and everywhere" was my initial reaction, although...
Good thing kobolds never get boring or annoying!

Final Fantasy XIV voice actress goes missing, possibly murdered

Tragic news for Final Fantasy XIV fans this afternoon: The BBC is reporting that actress Sian Blake and her two children are...

Jumping onto a Final Fantasy XIV Japanese server can be a culture shock

Have you ever been curious about how different the Final Fantasy XIV experience is on its native Japanese servers? One English-speaking player
Myth: Lalafell have to be irritating cutesy-boop piles of crap.

Wisdom of Nym: Elitism and playing properly in Final Fantasy XIV

There was a thread on the official Final Fantasy XIV forums back about... I want to say a million years ago? Maybe two...
Samurai still not confirmed, somehow.

Final Fantasy XIV welcomes players to another year of updates

It's sometimes difficult to believe that Final Fantasy XIV has been running for five years now in one form or another. A

Massively Overthinking: The MMO with the brightest future

Imagine you have a friend who wants to play an MMO but doesn't want to get involved in a game that's in decline or...
All right, the Lopp have some chops here too.

Global Chat: Wrapping up 2015 across the MMORPG blogosphere

As the final pages turn on 2015, MMO bloggers engage in a favorite pastime of recalling their best and most notable gaming experiences of...

Hyperspace Beacon: SWTOR predictions for 2016

“Difficult to see. Always in motion the future is,” Yoda explained to Luke Skywalker on Dagobah when the boy had a vision of his...
My track record has been pretty good!

Wisdom of Nym: Speculating on Final Fantasy XIV’s 2016

I have high hopes for 2016. Higher hopes than I did for 2015, at least. 2015 also started out with my being fired for...
Well, that guy sees evil.

Final Fantasy XIV’s new year celebration is all about monkey business

The new year is nearly upon us, and that means the usual Heavensturn celebration for Final Fantasy XIV. The lore of this...

The MOP Up: A look behind A Realm Reborn (December 27, 2015)

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 MMORPG adventures you chose in 2015

When the Choose My Adventure column was first begun many years ago on Massively-that-was, it was an adventure entirely in the hands of the readers....

MMO Year in Review: Heavensward’s arrival (June 2015)

This year, we're taking a time-machine back through our MMO coverage, month by month, to hit the highlights and frame our journey before we...