gankbox

Gankboxes are sandboxes that place such an emphasis on unrestricted free-for-all PvP that ganking comes to dominate the entire game, to the detriment of the rest of the world design.

Steam’s Summer Sale 2022 slashes prices on New World, Endwalker, Classic Guild Wars, and more

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Steam's Summer Sale is upon us once again, and this morning you might even be able to access it without everything timing out! There are...

Massively Overthinking: The second big five MMOs

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So here in the MMORPG genre, we've been working under the assumption for the last few years that the "big five" MMOs that dominate...
Bad decisions? We love those!

EVE Online kicks off a new Proving Grounds event that’s all about close combat

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While EVE Online definitely features a lot of ship-to-ship combat, it is generally not combat that involves close-range options. Indeed, this new Proving Grounds...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 378: That MMO fresh start feeling

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Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic, Diablo Immortal, Neverwinter, Echo of Soul, Gloria Victis, Palia, and Marvel Heroes, with adventures in Elder Scrolls, Arcane Waters, LOTRO, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on MMOs and accessibility.

EVE Online votes into office its 17th player council

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Whittling down a field of 44 down to a final selection of 10, EVE Online's players have decided the next roster for the Council...

Massively Overthinking: Which classic MMOs hold up the best visually in 2022?

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As one of our resident fans of old MMOs, I always have to clarify that it's the systems and ideas in old games that...

Gloria Victis outlines the final milestones before its official launch

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Gloria Victis is on track for a formal release, according to new missives from Black Eye Games today. "Over the years of hard work since...

Star Citizen and EVE Online unveil a LEGO build-off challenge for prizes and charity

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Last December, we spied the Twitter accounts of both Star Citizen and EVE Online trash-talking each other as a result of a fan-built Vulture...

EVE Online players robbed billions from interstellar banks this past May

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It's probably a bad idea for the regular citizenry of EVE Online to put their funds into banks, if the game's May economic report...

Mortal Online 2 adds updates to auction house, trinkets, and alchemy in latest patch

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As a rule of thumb, yelling out "Nerrrrd!" at someone is bad practice, but doing so in Mortal Online 2 as you witness someone...

EVE Online’s ‘revitalized’ multiple character training monetization sends players into a tailspin

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Why go through the "hassle" of having multiple accounts and multiboxing when you can pay more for the convenience of training multiple characters? That...

Massively Overthinking: Making money in MMOs – easy, hard, or in-between?

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A few days ago, I was hanging out in a certain MMORPG's Discord when an age-old class fight broke out - and I don't...

Massively Overthinking: Which MMO will be next to raise its subscription?

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Almost three years ago, our writers and readers came together for a discussion about whether the age of the $15 subscription was coming to...

Global Chat: Is it a good idea for EVE Online to go back to expansions?

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With traditional expansions back on the table for EVE Online, the question of whether it'll ultimately help the MMO looms in the galactic foreground. The...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 374: Star Citizen, one decade later

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Justin and Bree discuss the state of Star Citizen, Final Fantasy XI's 20th birthday, Guild Wars 2's Sky Pirates, DDO's Isle of Dread, and EVE Online's EVE Anywhere, plus a mailbag topic on struggling with single-player games in the wake of MMOs.
Bless this hot mess.

EVE Anywhere cloud service browserfies EVE Online with today’s alpha

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If you've been angling to play EVE Online from the comfort of your couch or bed or car or treehouse or whatever without needing...

Pearl Abyss Q1 2022: Black Desert revenues take a hit, EVE Online hangs in there

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If you were curious about how Pearl Abyss is performing since its Q4 announcement - during which we learned that both of its core...

EVE Fanfest 2022: CCP delivered free food to EVE Online players waylaid by the Fanfest COVID outbreak

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It's been over a week since EVE Online players from around the world met up in Reyjkavik, Iceland, for EVE Fanfest 2022, the first...
You deserve what you got.

Darkfall Rise of Agon explains upcoming changes to PvP alignments and stances

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Since Darkfall: Rise of Agon is effectively trying to hit the reset button with a new Steam version launch, reason would stand that some...
Almost tangible. Again.

Massively Overthinking: If you could change one thing about an MMO…

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Back in April, MOP's Colin posed us an interesting challenge on the MOP Podcast: change one thing about an MMO you don't like that...

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