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 Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v3.0

Behind history are people and stories, some of them well-known and some of them obscure. It has been my mission in The Game...
How innovative.

Warsong Gulch, Alterac Valley, and plugin nerfs are live in WoW Classic

It may be too late for the WoW Classic folks who've already abandoned ship - or at least their PvP servers -...

BBC tech program Click promises investigation into Star Citizen’s delays

No matter what sorts of progress the alpha builds of Star Citizen make, there's always going to be a question of when...

Desert Oasis: Getting hyped for Pearl Abyss’ Crimson Desert

Curbing my enthusiasm is something I constantly work on, so when the announcement for Crimson Desert made its rounds, I was both

Daybreak’s Holly Longdale promises: ‘There is a future for EverQuest’

Even as Daybreak fractures into several studios, its flagship MMORPG continues to fly high. EverQuest itself recently confirmed the Q4 arrival of...

First impressions of WoW Classic – from a total World of Warcraft newbie

The gaming world is abuzz with excitement over World of Warcraft Classic. Players around the world are gushing with nostalgia over this trip...
This took some work.

Perfect Ten: MMOs that flirted with permadeath

This month, Dungeons and Dragons Online will be venturing where many MMORPGs have feared to tread: into the realm of officially supported...

First impressions of DC Universe Online – on the Nintendo Switch

Last week, DC Universe Online became one of the only MMOs on the Nintendo Switch, prompting many gamers to give it a...

A sale of company shares may have brought survival MMO Edengrad back to life

Cast your mind back to April of 2017, when a new survival MMO hit early access after it completed a successful...
This took some work.

The Game Archaeologist: Ironman modes and elective permadeath

One facet of video games that's been around almost since the very beginning is difficulty levels. This allowed the player to choose how hard...
This was not the worst, but we will buy the bus.

Perfect Ten: The most poorly managed MMO sunsets of all time

MMOs shut down. This is just kind of a reality. It's an unpleasant one, but we also are collectively aware that it happens and...

RuneScape: Banks are bettered, RuneFest approaches, and Old School gets better support

There's a lot buzzing and swirling about in RuneScape's neck of the woods, so let's catch up with this long-running title. In fact,...

Snag a TERA anniversary gift bundle and celebrate the MMO’s seventh birthday

It's a big month for TERA: En Masse's flagship MMORPG is in the swing of its 7th anniversary celebrations, and we've got a...

LOTRO Legendarium: My vision for free-to-play version 2.0

A few weeks ago I embarked on an experiment that I had hoped would make for a fascinating column. Basically, I created a brand-new...

ZeniMax has begun pre-production on a AAA game set in a major new IP

Could the digital wizards behind Elder Scrolls Online have a fresh spell or two hidden up their sleeves? It looks like this may...

World of Warships and metal band Sabaton make over-the-top music video for the Bismarck

Wargaming has never been subtle in its advertising and promotions. It also prides itself in the historical accuracy of its vehicles in its...

Reverse Engineering: The super scientific dangers of capturing Pokemon with your phone

I don't mean to alarm anyone, but there is a chance that capturing Pokemon could be the end of civilization as we know it....

Perfect Ten: The bloodiest MMOs of all time

I am not nor ever have been that much of a fan of gore and blood in video games. Oh, I thought Doom was...

EverQuesting: Can Daybreak make it through 2019?

Those who've been long-time followers of Massively OP's long-running EverQuesting column might have noticed a distinct lack of new year hopes and predictions...
Pretty, still.

TERA update is live on PC with the PvP Shore Hold battleground and PvE dungeon

When TERA players get tired of whaling on giant monsters, they turn to whaling on each other with giant weapons. Hey, they have...

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