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.

New World may consider bringing back gankbox elements, talks up its uniqueness

Amazon Game Studios did an interview with IGN this week about New World that's part puzzler, part eyebrow-raiser, part declaration of war. First,...

EVE Echoes has been ‘hindered’ by the coronavirus but will launch in ‘late 2020’

With CCP Games seemingly trying to sneak game cancelations under the radar, you might be wondering what's going on with EVE Echoes....

EVE Online shares its economic report for January 2020 and hands out skill points for DDoS issues

For the more industrious EVE Online player, there's no greater moment than the monthly economic report. Well, it's that wonderful time of the...

Jukebox Heroes: Ten MMOs that strongly support their soundtracks

It's one thing to put a lot of music in your MMORPG or even to release that launch-day album. It's another thing entirely to...

EVE Online is adding a frigate bay to every battleship in the game

The cardinal rule of EVE Online is to not fly what you can't afford to lose. That said, bad things just happen and...
We got it back, after all.

Perfect Ten: Dead MMOs resurrected via rogue servers

Last December, the Massively OP 2019 Awards gave its "Best Trend" nod to the rise of rogue servers in the MMO genre. Preservation...

Jack Emmert isn’t sure Daybreak will publish his next MMO, says DCUO is as big as it was four years ago

In January, Daybreak finally announced the fruits of its "realignment" that we'd been covering since last summer: It was splitting off new substudios...

CCP confirms the death of Project Nova, will keep future games quiet until closer to ready

Yesterday, as part of our coverage of Pearl Abyss' Q4 2019 financial report, we broke the sad news that CCP Games' Project...

EVE Online discusses DDoS attacks, Plex for Good, the Guardian’s Gala, and more in a video

EVE Online's latest edition of the EVE Pulse video series has it all: news updates, details on events coming to New Eden, questionable...

Pearl Abyss had a strong Q4 2019, but CCP’s EVE-spinoff Project Nova is officially canceled

South Korean gaming giant Pearl Abyss is on the rise once again - and unlike many of its mobile-focused competitors, PC MMORPGs and the...

The MOP Up: Runes of Magic helps you catch up

You might or might not be aware that last December, Runes of Magic rolled out new "catch up" servers that allow players to level...

Massively Overthinking: Which MMORPG do you wish got a glow-up?

No matter how much we love mechanics, even our most cerebral writers and readers still admit to being graphics snobs. It's human: We...

Massively Overthinking: MassivelyOP, five years in

Five years ago, we flipped a switch, let the site go live, and published our first article as Massively OP. It was from Justin,...

EVE Online is celebrating 11 years of wormholes with its next update

It appears that EVE Online is keen to celebrate wormholes soon. The game's next update is all in on wormholes and wormhole-related...
Bless this hot mess.

EVE Online is having connection issues that the developers are struggling to solve

It's hard to connect with EVE Online at this point. Not in a metaphorical sense, but in a very literal and actual sense of...
oh nooooo

H1Z1 aka Z1 Battle Royale’s concurrency shot up 900% last month – here’s why

If you happen to be one of those weirdos who is constantly thumbing through SteamCharts to see how games are doing (i.e., me), you...

Massively Uplifting: Saving lives and wildlife, studios and gamers start 2020 with compassion and charity

A new year has begun, and many folks are looking ahead to a better 2020. And who might be making it better? Gamers! Many...

The MOP Up: SWTOR’s subscription tauntauns smell great on the outside

For all who subscribe to Star Wars: The Old Republic, there's a new gift waiting for you under your seat. You get a...

The Daily Grind: Do you think all space MMOs should have spacelegs?

A few of my guildies have been deep into Elite Dangerous lately, and one of them recently pointed me to some of the...

Darkfall: Rise of Agon boosts boss loot and adds minions in a recent update

Darkfall: Rise of Agon continues its focus on PvE gameplay with the most recent update, which has added, among other things, better...

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