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The Daily Grind: Are you anxious about the Funcom acquisition?

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I read the news today, oh boy. Tencent has bought out all of Funcom's stuff. This is pretty significant; it's yet another...

Tencent now completely owns Funcom, purveyor of Conan Exiles and Secret World Legends

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Dune, Conan Exiles, Secret World Legends, Age of Conan... all of these properties and more are now directly under the...

Ashes of Creation’s Steven Sharif talks servers, housing, and moderating the playerbase

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In an interview with the Paradox Gaming Network, Intrepid Studios' Steven Sharif answered a whole slew of questions regarding Ashes of Creation,...

One Shots: Forest for the trees

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There's something enchanting and thrillingly dangerous about stepping into a vast forest in an MMORPG. You never know what may be around the next...

Massively Overthinking: How much should MMOs cost in 2020?

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MOP reader Castagere recently wrote to us with a nod to the growing sentiment across the gaming industry that might indicate a shift in...

Perfect Ten: More time traveling adventures in MMOs

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Writers and geeks alike can't seem to get enough of time travel -- and neither can I! Back in 2017, I wrote a list...

The Stream Team: Remembering The Secret World’s launch eight years ago

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Today would have been The Secret World's eighth anniversary. Well, it still exists, but the game isn't live. So to celebrate her favorite...

Secret World Legends preps weekend balancing pass test server event

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Our recent Chaos Theory column on Secret World Legends' rather dismal last year didn't paint the best picture of the health of...

Conan Exiles isn’t going to be free for a week on the Epic Games Store after all

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If you follow Conan Exiles' twitter, you might have noticed that a bunch of gamers have been pestering Funcom this morning over the...

New UK parliament report recommends regulation of lockboxes as gambling

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Remember last month when UK lawmakers started making fresh noise about classifying lockboxes/lootboxes as gambling to protect children following multiple

One Shots: MMOs as emotional therapy

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Poor Vincent, he just survived Last of Us 2 and probably choked about six hundred puppies in the process. That's bound to mess up...

The Stream Team: Once, twice, three times a Secret World Legends anniversary

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Does Massively OP's MJ use bats when she plays with three-year-olds? She does when it's Secret World Legends! Because with today's third birthday, there...

Chaos Theory: Secret World Legend’s third anniversary and the 2020 MEGAversary event

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Another year has come and gone. (Though we might be glad this one's over.) Secret World Legends, the reboot of the beloved

Massively OP Podcast Episode 277: All the wonder in the ‘verse

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Justin and Bree discuss LOTRO, WoW Classic, Black Desert, Star Wars Squadrons, DC Universe Online, Torchlight III, and Anarchy Online, with adventures in RIFT, SWG Legends, and The Outer Worlds, and mailbag topics on LOTRO leveling, MUDs, and the next generation of MMO fans.

The Soapbox: No, forced grouping in MMOs isn’t ‘social’

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Thinking back to high school, I'm awash in memories of the many deep, meaningful relationships that spawned as a result of being forced to...

Whatever happened to Secret World Legends, The Realm reboot, and Shadow’s Kiss?

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Ever pause during your day and find yourself wondering, “Whatever happened to that game?” With hundreds upon hundreds of online titles these days, it’s surprisingly...

The MOP Up: Niantic halts plan to discontinue Pokemon Go on old mobile devices

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This month, Pokemon Go announced that it was discontinuing support for 32-bit Android mobile devices, mostly devices released prior to 2015, including the...
I am not supporting this lizard-shooting quest.

Anarchy Online celebrates 19 years with a revamped raid zone and sub promos

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Wanna feel super old? Anarchy Online is celebrating its 19th year online. If you were around back then, you remember AO holding the...

The MOP Up: COVID-19’s digital silver lining

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While the COVID-19 epidemic has been nine types of awful over the last half-year, video game studios and publishers aren't complaining quite as loud...

The MOP Up: Granado Espada got a brand-new server

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Have you completely forgotten that Granado Espada -- also called Sword of the New World -- still exists? It does, and in fact, the...

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