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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.

Massively Overthinking: Do cross-IP collabs and promos in MMOs bother you?

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Transmedia synergy. Let's just lead with that. We have a long tradition around here of teasing MMOs for jamming in these weird promotions with...

Global Chat: Does Doctor Who have a place in EVE Online?

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As we crack open another edition of Global Chat, The Ancient Gaming Noob tackled the utter weirdness that is a cross-media promotion between EVE...

EVE Online’s surprise Doctor Who crossover event goes live

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Like it or not (and the widely shared opinion around here appears to be "not"), the crossover event between the TV series Doctor Who...

EVE Online offers guides for new players ahead of tomorrow’s Doctor Who crossover

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The Interstellar Convergence - aka the improbable crossover event that links Doctor Who to EVE Online - is arriving to the space sandbox game...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 355: All your ships are belong to us

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Justin, Colin, and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online, Lost Ark, ArcheAge, Elyon, EVE Online, and Guild Wars 2, with adventures in LOTRO, ESO, and GW2, plus mailbag topics on choice in MMOs and resurrecting Landmark.
These spreadsheet dots need to look impressive.

EVE Online says farewell to DirectX 9 support today

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When you're playing EVE Online without being zoomed out to the point wherein everything is just a dot on a tactical display, you may notice...
Morty mort.

Mortal Online 2 patches in new features and creatures ahead of its launch

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Mortal Online 2 is moving into a full launch on January 25th, but even though that's just a couple weeks away, the developers still...
Bees, bees, they're everywhere.

Leaderboard: What’s the most vulnerable Daybreak MMO in 2022?

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It's time for another annual tradition: examining Daybreak's prospects. We started back in 2015, when Sony cast off SOE and it was reshaped as...

Mortal Online 2 developer gets an Epic Games MegaGrant, confirms transition to Unreal Engine 5

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The development of the beta build of Mortal Online 2 continues on with everything from player housing and fishing, and now further updates to...

EVE Online is kicking off a huge collab with Doctor Who next week

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Well now, it's only the fourth day of January and we've already got a contender for most amazing and weird transmedia synergy cross-promotion of...

EVE Online recaps industry updates, winter events, and videos for Omega players

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EVE Online has once again pulled together the updates and news stories for the game over the month of December into one little video...

The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v5.0

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It has been another thrilling year of exploring the relatively unknown or forgotten lands of MMORPG history here in The Game Archaeologist. From projects...

CCP Games CEO voices support for NFTs and play-to-earn schemes but won’t link EVE Online to a blockchain

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If you're an EVE Online fan, you might have been a bit concerned that the internet spaceship sandbox started dipping its toes into the...

Mortal Online’s latest beta patch adds fishing and a swimming overhaul

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Mortal Online 2 testers who need a break from all the killin' and lootin' can now add a new task to their to-do lists:...

Star Citizen and EVE Online appear to be gearing up for a community LEGO build-off

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It all started with a tweet from Star Citizen, calling attention to an impressive LEGO build of a Drake Vulture (the builder even created...

Mobile MMO EVE Echoes launches the Yoiul Festival for the winter holiday

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EVE Echoes joins the chorus of MMORPGs getting a holiday event this month, as NetEase and CCP Games announced today that the Yoiul Festival...

End-of-Year Eleven: The top MMOs to watch in 2022

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If 2021 had a problem, it was that we got simply too many MMO releases between new launches, early access, and expansions. This breathtaking...

EVE Online brings its Winter Nexus holiday events back for another year

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Space is already cold, but the chill of winter is being felt across EVE Online regardless thanks to the return of the Winter Nexus...

Working As Intended: The hits and misses of MassivelyOP’s 2021 predictions

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Last year's MMORPG predictions didn't exactly go to plan, since in 2019, we weren't really expecting 2020 to play out the way it did....
Nin Nin

End-of-year Eleven: The healthiest live MMOs at the end of 2021

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Healthy MMOs are a good thing. They have smooth, glossy coats, strong teeth capable of snapping bone, a full-throated call, and it just occurs...

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