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Massively Overthinking: Retaking Quantic’s survey to determine our ‘gamer type’

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Five years ago - yes, it's been that long! - we did an Overthinking in which our staff all took Quantic's...

Massively OP’s 2020 Awards: MMO with the Stormiest Future

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MassivelyOP’s end-of-the-year awards for 2020 continue today with our award for the MMO (or Studio) with the Stormiest Future, which was awarded to...

The Stream Team: Catching the Krampusnacht spirit in Secret World Legends

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Was there ever a year more fitting for Krampusnacht? And for Massively OP's MJ, the season just isn't complete without some Secret World Legends...

Exclusive: Ashes of Creation Alpha One preview of the Mage class

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If you lurk around the Ashes of Creation community, you know that this has been a huge week for the game as its...
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Battle Bards Episode 183: Theme parks

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This episode is your ticket to the greatest amusement park experience known to gamers! With cotton candy and ride tickets in hand, the Battle...

Funcom says it’s expanded the DUNE game’s scope with Tencent’s backing

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There's a little nugget of interest in Funcom's traditional holiday letter to fans and press this week, at least if you're waiting impatiently for...

Funcom’s Conan Chop Chop isn’t dead, and it’s really launching next year

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Funcom's Conan Chop Chop, originally introduced as a rogue-like ARPG back in 2019, wrecked our predictions for 2020 by not launching, and...

Massively OP’s 2020 Awards: Best MMO Character Customization

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MassivelyOP’s end-of-the-year awards for 2020 continue today with... what's this? A brand-new award? Yep! This year we're debuting a new formal award for...

The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v4.0

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By far, my favorite column to write here at Massively OP (and the one that always takes the longest) is The Game Archaeologist....

Ask Mo: The hits and misses of MassivelyOP’s 2020 predictions

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Last December, when we sat down to write out our annual MMO predictions for 2020, I don't think anyone had "biggest global pandemic in...

Massively Overthinking: The best and worst MMO developer quotes of 2020

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We have a fun end-of-the-year tradition on MOP to recap the best and worst MMO developer quotes of the year....

Massively Overthinking: MMO cash shop confessions

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Do you ever pick up a drink absentmindedly, thinking it's going to be something, but it's actually something totally different that you hate? You...

Ashes of Creation talks about a new island, new lighting, and testing for December and February

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The end of November was host to yet another livestream from the devs of Ashes of Creation, which touched on an assortment...

A Secret World Legends fan has created a huge (free!) graphic novel based on the lore

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There is no doubt that Secret World Legends (and its predecessor) have developed a strong cult following in the MMORPG community due to...

Battle Bards Episode 181: Around the world

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Stuck at home? Denied a vacation this year? The Battle Bards are here to help! In seven songs, the cross-continental crew travel all around...

Massively Overthinking: No-thank-you bites in MMO gaming

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One of the things I always try to have my kids do is take a no-thank-you bite of new foods. They have to at...

Age of Conan surprises fans with a snowy defense scenario

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Ho, Age of Conan! Nice to see that you are still pillaging, burning, and looting your way across the MMO landscape -- and...

Ashes of Creation’s Steven Sharif discusses lore and some related gameplay mechanics in an interview

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Sure, we're all about the gameplay of MMORPGs, but there's always a little time for some lore as well, and that was the primary...

The Stream Team: Soaking up Samhain in Secret World Legends

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The Secret World used to be synonymous with Halloween; nobody did the holiday better than TSW in its prime. Thankfully, Secret World Legends still...

The MOP Up: Anarchy Online’s remixed raid

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It's always a notable event when a stagnating MMORPG suddenly receives an infusion of new content. Such was the case for Anarchy Online this...

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