SGF 2024: Hands-on with PvE-centric sci-fi horror survival shooter MMO Once Human

For those who saw Once Human and thought, "Gee, that kind of looks like a mix of H1Z1 and The Secret World," you're not wrong based on...
I'm definitely an elf!

Perfect Ten: MMOs where you travel back in time for some reason

We're all time travelers! We travel to the future at the rate of one second per second. Every single machine you will ever operate...
Chill until the next... uh... actually, this.

Destiny 2 readies Echoes for launch on June 11 along with outlining the year-long plan for Episodes

The future of Destiny 2 - at least for the next year - is episodic. The first episode following the launch of The Final...

Vitae Aeternum: New World’s Aeternum relaunch is actually a solid update – with terrible timing and comms

After months of waiting, New World's June mystery announcement has been revealed as New World: Aeternum, a console release coupled with a rebranding and...

Vague Patch Notes: Why do so many MMOs fail?

We talk a lot about MMOs that fail here on Massively Overpowered. I wrote a whole column about how our standards of success are...

Perfect Ten: My top 10 favorite MMOs across two decades

Normally in these Perfect Ten lists, I'm very outward-facing. I like to create lists that are as helpful or amusing as possible for others...

Blight Survival is an upcoming multiplayer ‘medieval action-horror co-op survival game’

The idiom goes that you can't judge a book by its cover, but we're reasonably sure that a game called Blight: Survival is pretty...

Star Citizen showcases the creation of the two brand-new animals coming to alpha 3.23

Land on any planet in Star Citizen currently and you'll be greeted by things like weather patterns, flora, and very possibly a derelict or...

Vague Patch Notes: When MMO designers build traps for players

So last week, I spent a whole lot of words talking about what "the meta" actually means when it comes to MMOs. Put very...

Vitae Aeternum: So just what is New World’s big June announcement?

For the past few months, Amazon Games has repeated the same mantra in regards to New World's future: Wait for the announcement in June....

The Stream Team: Searching spooky subterranea in Content Warning

MOP's Chris and his best friend are coming together for a spooky and silly good time, as today they're going to be playing Content...

Working As Intended: The top 10 hot tubs in MMORPGs

It's been a running joke for a few years that I always put hot tubs in my MMO houses whenever possible, and once that...

Diablo IV spruces up its looks, Diablo Immortal drops its first 2024 update, and Hearthstone updates its core set

Blizzard's being quite the busy little bee this week, so let's check in with the studio's multiplayer titles to see what's happening lately. Diablo Immortal...

Vitae Aeternum: Analyzing New World’s ‘content drought,’ comms chaos, and lack of a 2024 expansion

The always cantankerous New World community is in even more of an uproar than usual lately. Go to any of its social media, and...

Working As Intended: 10 more City of Heroes Homecoming base builds you need to see

Back in February, I revived Working As Intended to run a flurry of City of Heroes articles on the heels of Homecoming's formal license,...

Vitae Aeternum: New World’s dungeon finder is a welcome addition

A few weeks ago, New World finally launched its cross-world expedition group finder, otherwise known as a dungeon finder. While it was arguably overdue,...

Roblox unveils horror-themed games featuring Poppy Playtime and Chucky

Roblox and horror aren't generally things that one assumes would blend together (unless you consider Roblox Corp's own real-world awfulness), but those two tastes...

Freaky shooter Once Human aims for a multiplayer beta next month

Just because the world has ended in such mind-boggling horror that it would erode your very soul doesn't mean you can't grab a good...

Tamriel Infinium: Elder Scrolls Online proves the worth of a small story arc

It was the other day in Elder Scrolls Online's Northern Elsweyr that I stumbled upon a disgraced rogue that used to run a pit...
There were problems.

Perfect Ten: 10 problems that really hurt The Secret World

For whatever reason, The Secret World is one of those games that people keep going back over mentally, an MMO that still collectively has...