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Global Chat: What should we be thinking about Guild Wars 3?

The surprising (and not surprising) news that ArenaNet has the go-ahead from NCsoft to develop Guild Wars 3 sent ripples of interest, confusion, and...

Here’s how GGG is sprucing up Path of Exile’s Necropolis post-launch

Ideally, Path of Exile are having a gothic grave-digging good time with the current Necropolis league, but that doesn't mean everything is perfectly balanced....

Path of Exile has cracked open the doors to its Necropolis expansion

Considering how dark and brooding Path of Exile is, you have to imagine that the developers had to come up with a shade blacker...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 463: WoW’s pirates storm the gangplank

Justin and Bree discuss FFXIV Dawntrail, the Riot MMO, WoW Plunderstorm, the state of Cryptic and its MMOs (Star Trek Online, Neverwinter, Champions Online), ArcheAge 2's delay, Path of Exile 2's beta delay, and New World's next season, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, The Sims 4, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on rekindling the social magic of old MMORPGs.

The Daily Grind: What’s the most macabre thing you’ve done or seen in an MMORPG?

MJ's coverage of the new gravedigging mechanics in Path of Exile (bury corpses of whole families together for a stat boost!) got me thinking...

Wandering Wraeclast: Create your own graveyard with Path of Exile’s new Necropolis league

You've heard all about Path of Exile 2's news during Grinding Gear Games’ big development update livestream last night, so now it's time to...

Wandering Wraeclast: Path of Exile 2 showcases the Ranger, announces beta delay and June alpha

The wheels of Grinding Gear Games' Path of Exile 2 info machine are moving, and we are here for it! Earlier this week, I...

ArcheAge 2 has been delayed (again), now to some point in or after 2025

Our eyes must have glazed over the Q4 2023 investor report from Kakao when it dropped a few weeks ago, but it contained some...

MMOs You’ve Never Heard Of: Evil v Evil, Blood Strike, Solium Infernum

Welcome back to another roundup of some MMOs and MMO-adjacent multiplayer games that you've (probably) never heard of and we need to at least...

Path of Exile plans next expansion launch for late March, with more details coming mid-March

When is the next expansion/update/league coming for Path of Exile? We don't know precisely, but we do know the release window thanks to a...

The MOP Up: Path of Exile’s corpses explode less frequently now

Even a middling Path of Exile patch is still a cause for celebration when it arrives, as in the case of this past week's...

End-of-Year Eleven: All the upcoming MMOs to watch in 2024 and beyond

We've said it before, but this time we really mean it: The future of MMORPGs looks amazing. Contrary to years when we've seen only...

Path of Exile 2 talks movement, microtransactions, builds, and more in new interview

The Path of Exile 2 playerbase got themselves a little treat earlier this week when game director Johnathan Rogers sat down for an interview...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO resolutions for 2024

Stop right there. I know you're about to object and say that you don't do resolutions, let alone MMO resolutions. That's fine. A lot...

Path of Exile Affliction contends with bugs, crashes, and over 160K concurrent Steam players

Last night, Path of Exile opened the doors to the Affliction league, and with about 24 hours now under the OARPG's belt, it's time...

Path of Exile’s Affliction adds new Ascendancies and brings back Ultimatum

Forget about setting clocks back: I set my clock to Path of Exile updates! And it is time for the final quarterly update of...

Wandering Wraeclast: Introducing Path of Exile 2’s Mercenary crossbow class and WASD

Looking forward to new Path of Exile updates has been a quarterly spectacle for many years. It's only recently, however, that fans also can...

Path of Exile announces Affliction expansion arriving December 8, promises more details November 30

Yes, Path of Exile is doing the "announcement of an announcement" thing, but at least this announcement has a bit more information to it...

The Soapbox: Will Diablo IV’s Vessel of Hatred be a sufficient answer for Path of Exile 2?

Everyone loves a good enrage timer, right? It puts pressure on everyone involved in a raid or boss fight to pull their weight and...

The Stream Team: Celebrating Path of Exile’s 10th anniversary

Who hit double digits today? Path of Exile! Ten years is a long stretch and a whole lot of leagues. Although Massively OP's MJ...