flagshipped

A reference to the sorry state of Hellgate: London as originally released by Flagship. “To have been flagshipped” is to have been screwed over by the studio in some way.

The Grand Magistrix has power over time.

Perfect Ten: MMOs that aimed at the future… and missed

The future is a weird place. It's similar to the present, but it has a very different outlook on the world, and it wants...

Ashes of Creation announces Apocalypse, its free-to-play battle royale test mode

Over the last couple of months, Intrepid Studios has been talking up Ashes of Creation's alpha one, which was set to include a...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 194: It belongs in a museum!

Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO's progression server, Trion's travails, the Video Game Museum's big win, Hellgate London, ESO Murkmire, Wild West Online, and Just Survive, with mailbag entries on P2W in emulations and mainstream MMO condescension.
Yeah, we don't know either.

Hellgate: London is coming back yet again on Steam

Yes, it's happening again. It never stops happening. Hellgate: London is getting yet another lease on life, which at this point may...

Perfect Ten: Anticipated MMOs I want to know a lot more about

One of the most exciting parts of covering the news here at Massively OP is that we challenge ourselves to stay on top of...

Hi-Rez founds e-sports production company Skillshot, preps Chernobog for SMITE

Hi-Rez is going all in on e-sports, founding its own e-sports production outfit called Skillshot Media and lending longtime COO Todd Harris...

David Brevik reveals a new indie title in the vein of Diablo and Terraria

Diablo, Hellgate: London, and Marvel Heroes creator David Brevik has just announced his newest game -- and it's both similar...

Monster Hunter World schedules another PS4 beta, talks post-launch plans

Capcom is keeping those Monster Hunter World deets coming! The studio says it's planning on a third beta round for North American...

The ultimate guide to The Game Archaeologist’s MMO archives

When we moved over here to Massively Overpowered, some of us transplanted our long-running columns to the new space. I perhaps felt most devastated...

Project TL replaces Lineage Eternal’s website

So... it looks like NCsoft is really sticking with the "Project TL" name, huh? The game developer replaced the old Lineage Eternal...

NCsoft’s 3Q 2017 financials: Lineage M drives record profits, Guild Wars 2 Path of Fire isn’t too shabby either

NCsoft had an exceptionally good third financial quarter this year, reaching a record high in sales and operating profit for the company, and...

Hellgate: London revival project opens its alpha to everyone

Still finding yourself pining away for Hellgate: London on occasion -- or perhaps you missed out on it the first time around? This...

So here’s what’s going on with EVE Valkyrie now that CCP’s downsized

Yesterday, MOP's Brendan reported on the startling news that CCP Games, long known for its flagship MMORPG sandbox EVE Online and...

PAX West 2017: SMITE’s new conquest map, Paladins Strike, and the fate of SMITE Rivals

Just because SMITE and Paladins weren't available to play at PAX West doesn't mean that there wasn't stuff to learn about the...

Battle Bards Episode 104: Something wicked this way comes

And lo, as the Battle Bards walk through the zone of the shadow of death, they will fear no evil, but they will listen to evil’s...

The Game Archaeologist: EverQuest Online Adventures

In the pantheon of SOE's (now Daybreak) flagship EverQuest franchise, there used to be a whole family of MMOs gathered around the table every...

Perfect Ten: EverQuest’s EverExpanding franchise

When Daybreak announced last year that it was cancelling the highly anticipated EverQuest Next project, the series' forward momentum lurched to a halt....
Landless.

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs that died too soon

Your favorite game is going to die. I wrote about that. Some games are never even going to get to launching in the...

The Daily Grind: Are social hubs and chat windows enough for your MMO needs?

The other day I was reading up on how the upcoming Dauntless will feature a social hub where players congregate en masse and...

MMO veteran Bill Roper joins SpatialOS dev Improbable

MMORPG fans know well the name Bill Roper: He's the former Blizzard developer who went on to helm Flagship's Hellgate: London and Cryptic's...

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