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Massively Overthinking: Gratitude for the devs of the MMO genre

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Thanksgiving conveniently falls on a Thursday every year, which means it's the perfect topic for our regular Thursday Massively Overthinking roundtable. I've asked our writers what they're grateful for in and around the MMO genre the last couple of years - and now we're gonna do it again.

Choose My Adventure: Surprise storytelling in No Man’s Sky’s base building progression

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It was often remarked going in to this week’s Choose My Adventure task that base building in No Man’s Sky is something...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 297: Beyond Light

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Hey, Bree isn't here on the podcast today! It's going to be anarchy, fridge raiding, and free love! Or it'll be Chris and Justin...

Choose My Adventure: Paradise planets, destroyed freighters, and hellbeasts in No Man’s Sky

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It would be super easy for me to make this week's ride in No Man's Sky a picture book. Not just because the...

Choose My Adventure: A slow, steady, and informational search for Artemis in No Man’s Sky

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I think I appreciate why last week’s voting had me follow the Artemis path, as this past week felt a bit like more tutorial...

Massively Overthinking: Doing crimes and getting punished in MMORPGs

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A couple of weeks before Dual Universe's snafu banning beta players for taking advantage of a developer's poorly permissioned structure, I saw the...

No Man’s Sky: Next Generation brings the game to next-gen consoles, graphical upgrades for all

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Back in September, No Man's Sky studio Hello Games revealed Origins as merely "the beginning of something new." Now that the update...

Global Chat: Which MMO has the best Halloween?

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That's a really good question! While pretty much every MMO has some sort of autumn/harvest/Halloween event going on this month, there are a few...

Massively Uplifting: Shattering mental health and disability stereotypes while increasing gaming inclusivity

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Back to school? That quintessential September mantra may not be a given for everyone this year. However, what is still a given is the...

No Man’s Sky adds new planets, biomes, creatures, weather, locations, and items in today’s Origins update

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Yes, that headline has a lot of things broken up by a lot of commas, but it should effectively illustrate the number of things...

No Man’s Sky teases ‘the beginning of something new’: New update Origins, launching next week

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No Man's Sky studio Hello Games has a bit of a habit of casually announcing major expansions out of the blue and crashing...
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Perfect Ten: Ten MMOs I was very wrong about

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Here's a not-actually-very-secret bit of honesty about the industry that I have been working in for about a decade now: I am not actually...
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Vague Patch Notes: No Man’s Sky is the real reboot success story

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Whenever an MMO of any type has a launch that resembles the Nedelin catastrophe, people start talking about what the studio should do...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 280: Middle-earth practices social distancing

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Justin and Bree discuss Funcom, Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, Nexon, No Man's Sky, and Skull and Bones, with adventures in LOTRO, Hearthstone, and WoW, plus mailbag topics on fidelity to artistic vision and phasing vs. immersion.

No Man’s Sky touts an uptick in player numbers thanks to cross-play and Xbox Game Pass release

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Man, it's almost like letting people play games with one another regardless of their chosen platform is good business. Hello Games' Sean Murray has...

No Man’s Sky Desolation is live, sending players to explore spooky derelict ships

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No Man's Sky's Desolation update 2.6 is live today, and where do we even begin? The patch notes are short, but there's...
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No Man’s Sky impements full PC and console crossplay starting tomorrow

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When Hello Games announces new stuff for No Man's Sky, two things are usually true: They're huge, and they're soon. And today's announcement...

One Shots: Posing is half the battle

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It's not just enough to tote around a legendary weapon in your MMO -- you're going to need to learn that posing is half...
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No Man’s Sky is getting a new Windows 10 version and arrives on Game Pass for Xbox One in June

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There's a lot more to recommend No Man's Sky at this point than there was when it first launched, by all estimations. The game...

Global Chat: Just say ‘no’ to coin weight!

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When Pantheon recently announced that it would be adding coin weight to its inventory management system, little did the devs know that they...

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