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The MOP Up: Meet Starfall, a new indie Minecraft MMO

So many amazing projects have been birthed from Minecraft over the past decade-plus, including fully formed games. One of the newer of these is...

One Shots: Make sure you sign a waiver before jumping

If MMORPG worlds were anything like our own, you have to imagine that there'd be all sorts of waivers and legal restrictions before allowing...

Massively Overthinking: What were your three most-played MMOs in 2022?

Last year, we did a piece on what we expected our top three MMOs of 2022 to be. We'll do that again next week,...

The Stream Team: Blowing up space rocks for fun and profit in Elite Dangerous

There's gold in them thar asteroids! Or tritium, or void opals, or maybe just basic ore. Whatever is in them thar asteroids, MOP's Chris...
This is fine.

End-of-Year Eleven: The MMOs with the most uncertain futures in 2023

Years ago, I did the first version of this yearly column in a one-off format in the middle of the year just because I...

Elite Dangerous will patch Update 14 issues late this month, schedules Updates 15 and 16 for this year

The new year has been met by the devs of Elite: Dangerous with its latest newsletter, which grants a general roadmap of update plans...

Elite Dangerous lore post hints at an upcoming rise in the amount of anti-xeno weapons ships can field

If your answer to the Thargoid threat in Elite: Dangerous is to shoot them with anti-xeno weaponry, you're already very familiar with the hard...

Blizzard-owned studio Proletariat announces plans to form a union

Workers at a third studio owned by Activision-Blizzard are planning to organize: Proletariat, which readers may recall was the studio behind battle royale game...

Steam’s winter sale offers many deep discounts on FFXIV, Elder Scrolls Online, New World and more

If you're not already broke from buying presents this holiday season, why not treat yourself to the annual gamer gluttony that is the Steam...

The Stream Team: Delivering presents to all the children in Elite Dangerous

'Tis the season of giving in Elite: Dangerous, and MOP's Chris is certainly not one to miss out on making sure some toys get...

Elite Dangerous promises ‘interim update’ for patch 14 in early 2023

Elite: Dangerous is going to be going generally quiet as it enjoys a holiday break, but before it does, the team at Frontier Developments...

Stick and Rudder: The year that was in Elite Dangerous, from self-owns to sloppy updates to slight hope

To say that Elite: Dangerous had a rough 2022 is putting it mildly (and pretty much dismisses the nuance this retrospective hopes to provide)....
Run! They've got a New World in the sidecar!

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO stories of 2022

I might be biased - by which I mean I am definitely biased - but 2022 was a year of big stories and big...

Elite Dangerous confirms not fully clearing a system under Thargoid attack resets all progress each week

With the Thargoid War well and truly underway in Elite: Dangerous, the vast majority of players are trying to help the war effort by...

Elite Dangerous applies fixes for Update 14 game crashes, UI issues, and gameplay features

The first post-release patch for Elite: Dangerous' Update 14 was kicked out yesterday, and while it might not address some of the larger bugbears...
Are you for real, guy.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 399: Dragonflight takes to the skies

Justin and Bree discuss WoW Dragonflight's launch; New World's 2023 roadmap; the sunset of Elyon and Forsaken World; new content for EverQuest II, Wizard101, Embers Adrift, Guild Wars 2, and Elite Dangerous; plus adventures in LOTRO, MOP's end-of-the-year awards, and a mailbag topic on auto-scaling in MMOs.

Elite Dangerous adds adjustments, fixes, and the promise of new narrative content in today’s Update 14

The assault on humanity by the Thargoids looks to continue forward in Elite: Dangerous as today marks the arrival of Update 14, and it's...

The Cycle Frontier holds an Aurum Harvest event and once more talks about combating cheaters

It's raining Aurum right now in the PvPvE shooter The Cycle: Frontier, as the game's latest patch kicked off the Aurum Harvest Festival event...

Elite Dangerous readies Update 14 for release on November 29

Tomorrow, November 29th, will introduce another large scale update to Elite: Dangerous as Update 14 is set to arrive to the game at that...

The MOP Up: SWTOR spins a Bounty Hunter yarn

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, it was nearly your bedtime and Star Wars: The Old Republic sat down next...