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.

The MOP Up: Nexon’s Project V4 aims to be the best-looking MMO in your pocket

Nexon gave a preview of Project V4 at a media preview event lately, and this fantasy MMO looks like one of the most...

EVE Online prepares for phase two of the Aether Wars tech demo and plans chaos for cyno fields

Things are getting more active in the world of EVE Online on a couple of different fronts. Specifically, the next phase of the...
Space and stuff.

EVE Online’s August patch adds community fittings and enforced peace changes

It can be really hard to get started and figure out how to set up your ships in EVE Online. We can definitely...
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EVE Online is on track to set a new world record for largest video game battle

Truly large-scale battles don't come about by sheer accident; they take a lot of planning and coordination to make happen -- especially if you...

Darkfall: Rise of Agon doubles the amount of Tasks in the game with its latest patch

It's good to stay busy, especially in MMORPGs. How often have we fallen in to a slow-blinking stupor after plowing through our dailies and...

EVE Online’s NetEase-backed mobile edition EVE Echoes hits alpha later this month

EVE Online is taking another step closer to mobile with EVE Echoes: Infinite Galaxy Mobile (yes, we know that's confusing!), which CCP...

EVE Online holds a ‘Skilling Spree’ contest to see how fast players can beat challenges

I love speedrunning. The Games Done Quick broadcasts are some of my favorite things to watch. There's something satisfying about seeing a game get...

H1Z1 opens wide the landscape of its new Outland map

Smaller size, muscle cars, and a place for pretty much every type of battle royale playstyle (though I always thought "shoot people, don't get...

EVE Evolved: What injecting chaos means for EVE Online

The past few weeks have been pretty transformative for EVE Online, with the global communications blackout across null-security space revitalising roaming gang PvP...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 231: EverQuest and Secret World prognostications

Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online, Pagan Online, EverQuest 3, Guild Wars 2, and Worlds Adrift, with adventures in WoW, SWG, and Villagers & Heroes, plus mailbag topics on The Secret World and MMO fashion.

EVE Online hints at a ‘chaos era’ and hikes up market fees

It's one thing to try to jar the Jenga tower of a sandbox title, but chaos? That's a word that's been bandied about by...

The MOP Up: H1Z1’s huge PlayStation 4 update

Do you remember when H1Z1 used to be about surviving the zombie apocalypse? Yeah, me neither. In any case, gear up and slide...

Global Chat: Ranking World of Warcraft’s expansions

Have you ever tried your hand at ranking all of World of Warcraft's expansions from worst to best? Sure you have, because everyone's done...

Darkfall Rise of Agon has reverted its combat system to one from over a year ago

I actually blinked when I read the patch notes for Darkfall: Rise of Agon's update this week. It's surprising for an MMO...

Perfect Ten: Great MMOs that will run just fine on your old computer

The other day a friend was telling me that he used to play EverQuest Online Adventures very regularly back in the day, but...

The MOP Up: Ragnarok Online EU is relaunching

Ragnarok Online is changing hands in Europe, and as part of that, the long-running fantasy MMO is relaunching with a different spin under...

Gloria Victis previews mounted combat, freebuilding, and guild improvements

Gloria Victis developer Black Eye Games popped on the MMORPG subreddit this morning with some interesting news about the game's development, specifically...

Massively Overthinking: Revisiting sheep and wolves in MMOs

One of the meta discussions we've been having here on MOP this week has centered on PvP sandbox titles like Albion Online, specifically...
Sure, let's rip this off.

Z1 Battle Royale’s latest patch is adding in race cars

So maybe Z1 Battle Royale (formerly H1Z1, formerly King of the Kill, briefly known as High Lord Algernon Whipoorwill And His Amazing...

Daybreak filed for yet another studio trademark just a week ago

Last week, we covered some odd happenings over at the MMORPG company formerly known as SOE and now known as Daybreak, and today we've...

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