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The Daily Grind: Is launching a modern MMO without a group finder a bad idea?

The developers of Saga of Lucimia have declared that they do not want a group finder in their game, because shouting and manually forming...

Camelot Unchained is implementing grouping and working on buildings

A weekly progress dispatch from Camelot Unchained is as reliable as clockwork of late. In this particular case, it's a bit earlier than normal...

E3 2016: Sea of Thieves is much more than pirate ship PvP (and might just be an MMO)

It's been awhile since I've been excited for a Rare game, but pirate-themed, multiplayer sailing-and-swashbuckling game Sea of Thieves took hold of me just based on the...
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Saga of Lucimia explains its pillar of group gameplay in-depth

One of the pillars that Saga of Lucimia prides itself upon is the idea of group-based gameplay. You may think that this is an...

Elder Scrolls Online’s Dark Brotherhood DLC buffs up the group finder

Are you into grouping in The Elder Scrolls Online? Good news for you: ZeniMax says today in a new dev blog that it's focused...

Massively OP’s guide to MMO dungeon run etiquette

Dungeon runs in MMOs can be a socially terrifying situation, especially for those of us who are quite comfortable in our solo-centric playstyle or...

How The Elder Scrolls Online is making grouping less painful

The Elder Scrolls Online's Thieves Guild DLC will offer benefits to more than your sneaking exploits, says a new dev blog released on the...
Still a better mountain story than Everest.

Tomorrow’s The Secret World patch adds new PvP scenario, new group finder

Ready to quite literally fight to be king of the mountain? The Secret World's Shambala scenario tasks players with doing precisely that with a...
I'll buy that for fifteen bucks a go.

How Star Wars: The Old Republic won me over with its endgame

I walked away from last week's Star Wars: The Old Republic livestream pretty happy. Considering that I repeatedly say how much I absolutely loathe...

The Daily Grind: Are you ever reluctant to get involved in MMORPG group content?

I have a very difficult time doing group content without group finders. This may come as a surprise to readers, but I'm actually a...

Massively OP’s Best of 2015 Awards: MMO Trend of the Year

Massively OP's end-of-the-year awards continue today with our award for the best MMO trend of 2015. Last year, we chose sandbox and social gameplay as the awardee...

The Daily Grind: Do you prefer soloing or grouping in MMORPGs?

As we belatedly covered yesterday, the developers of upcoming indie MMO Saga of Lucimia believe that group-centric play is the solution to a problem supposedly created by the...
Tip one, wear pants.

Skyforge offers tips on playing with others

Playing well with others is important when you're playing online games, and Skyforge is indeed an online game. Fortunately, a new round of tips...

Skyforge dares you to enter its hostile territories

Group content in MMOs doesn't always have to mean "dungeon crawls" and "raids." For example, Skyforge has its hostile territories, challenging world zones that require...

Sword and Bored: Ninja Loot

Mo downs his first miniboss, only to see one of his "friends" abscond with the loot.
Elite Dangerous

Here’s how to form your own wing in Elite: Dangerous

Frontier has published a new Elite: Dangerous pilot training video focused on wings, the primary feature of yesterday's 1.2 update. The six-minute clip tells...

PAX East 2015: Recapping the ‘Where Did Multiplayer in MMOs Go’ panel

The last time I was asked where the social aspects of MMOs went, I was pretty directly snarky: They're still there. And it's true, but...
Dark Age of Camelot

Dark Age of Camelot is adding ‘casual group finder’

Broadsword took Dark Age of Camelot offline for the better part of today, according to its website. Why? To push out patch 1.117C, which tweaks dopplegangers, adds...