high seas

It was just how things were done then.

Ultima Online is officially going free-to-play on Thursday, outlaws multiboxing

If you didn't already know that Ultima Online is planning to go free-to-play, you probably still wouldn't be able to tell without reading between...

RuneScape invites you to play pirates in ‘Pieces of Hate’ content update

Not playing Sea of Thieves for its launch today? You can still get your pirate on in an MMORPG: RuneScape has rolled out the...

The Daily Grind: Are you playing Sea of Thieves?

It's officially Sea of Thieves day; the game launched here in the US in the wee hours of this morning. During our awards rollout...

The Daily Grind: Are you concerned about Sea of Thieves’ PvP scene?

While there is no doubt that many -- including Massively OP staffers -- are excited about the March release of Sea of Thieves, there...
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Sea of Thieves may have microtransactions, but it will never have lootboxes

In Sea of Thieves, your character is a pirate roaming the high seas for boxes of treasure, but in real life you won't need...

Sea of Thieves’ closed beta is live but in choppy waters

Sea of Thieves' closed beta for PC and Xbox One kicked off earlier today, and it's not going that well. Or rather, it's going...

Black Desert adds sailboat quest, drop rate tweaks, and way more polar bears

Pull out your ancient "I'm on a boat" and "you are a pirate" memes because Black Desert is about to give you reason to...

World of Warships comes to Steam November 15, but you can’t use your Wargaming account

Here's a round of good news, bad news for World of Warship fans. While Wargaming's naval battler is finally heading to Steam on November...

Happy 20th birthday, Ultima Online! Here’s how to get caught up on the OG MMORPG

Just about 20 years ago, my boyfriend and I were wandering through Media Play (heh) when he picked up this box for some new...
sailing, sailing

Check out a trailer for ArcheAge’s upcoming naval arena

Battle on the high seas! Cannons firing, seas foaming, decks wet, local slang dialect nearly incomprehensible! If that all sounds like fun times to...

GTA Online’s Independence Day content is absurdly awesome

Nothing says Independence Day like gang warfare in the streets of Los Santos using guns painted like flags, am I right? Yep, Rockstar is...

EverQuesting: EverQuest II’s Proving Grounds prove to be a tad frustrating

Prove it. EverQuest II recently introduced a new feature with the release of GU103 back on May 10th called the Proving Grounds. That place is...

The Stream Team: EverQuest II’s pirate-filled Proving Grounds

Last week Daybreak pulled a switcheroo (or more accurately, didn't switch!), keeping the Felwith map in EQII's new Proving Grounds instead of changing. But...

EverQuest II’s The Menagerie launches, free level 100 boosts bestowed

If you've wanted to get back into EverQuest II but felt overwhelmed by how far behind the curve you'd be, it's your lucky fortnight! Now...

Sea of Thieves’ devs return for another hilarious gameplay video

"What is the point of making a game if you can't be the best at it?" In a second (edited) developer gameplay video, the Sea...

Age of Sail MMO Caribbean Conquest has returned to Kickstarter

Not quite a year ago, we did a brief piece on Caribbean Conquest, a sailing MMORPG that launched and then canceled a small Kickstarter....

Watch eight glorious minutes of developers playing Sea of Thieves

We have certainly heard the Sea of Thieves development team yammer on and on about many of the game's features (some great and some...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 102: Sailing into the future

Justin and Larry discuss LOTRO, Elder Scrolls Online, SWTOR, Star Trek Online, Asheron's Call, H1Z1, Black Desert, and Guild Wars 2, with a special Bree monologue about the new comment system.

The Stream Team: Out on Black Desert’s expanded ocean

What should follow a desert expansion? An ocean! Black Desert Online's Margoria expansion this week opened up vast stretches of the high seas for...

Black Desert’s Margoria expansion sends gamers to the high seas today

Suit up and man the decks, me hearties: Black Desert's Margoria expansion is going live today. "The Margoria Expansion pushes the limits of what is...