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The Daily Grind: How bad are delays for MMOs, and how much does communication help?

Last week, a newly minted Ship of Heroes fan posted a comment on the game's official forums saying he'd studied in-development MMOs and...

MMOs you’ve never heard of: The Warhorn, Hammers End, Auteria, and Antaria Online

On the prowl for an indie RPG gem or two in the rough? We'll start this edition of obscure MMOs with The Warhorn, which...

Massively Overthinking: The boring MMO development between bookends of hype

If you watch MMOs being developed for long enough, one truth becomes evident: It's kinda boring. I started thinking a bit about this last week...

The Stream Team: Shot Online because why not?

We here at MOP try to follow up on as many MMO and multiplayer games as possible, from the big-name AAAs to the small...

Improbable and Crytek team up for SpatialOS CryEngine integration and new AAA game

Improbable made headlines over the last couple of weeks thanks to its tussle with Unity over SpatialOS's integration and licensing. That tussle's since...

Dauntless introduces new dire behemoth, more character customization options, and bug fixes

The latest update to indie monster-hunting MMO Dauntless went live recently, and it brought with it a handful of new content -- including...

The Daily Grind: What was the most innovative MMO of 2018?

To balance out our traditional Daily Grind on MMOs that contribute to the death of the genre, it seems only fitting to do...

Snap up a Prosperous Universe early access key from Simulogics and MOP!

We took our first look at indie space MMO Prosperous Universe just about a month ago now when German studio Simulogics dropped...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2019

With nearly all of our end-of-2018 content finally and blissfully behind us - seriously, I always breathe a huge sigh of relief when...

More MMOs you’ve never heard of: PlaneShift, Stendhal, Ashen Empires, Zezenia, and Project Diaspora

Think you've seen it all and played it all in regards to MMORPGs? There's always a lot of smaller and lesser-known games out there,...

MMOs you’ve never heard of: Trulion, Morna Tales, Laplace M, Project BBQ, Genesis, Endless Battle, Achaea, Lord of Chains, Star Sonata

We have a perilously tall pile of MMOs (and MUDs and MOBAs and such) that you've probably never heard of for today's roundup. We're gonna just jump right in, starting with Trulion Online, a new open-world sandbox MMORPG that just hit beta on Android. Yes, it's a mobile title with retro graphics, but not all of what we're looking at today falls into that category!

Make My MMO: The biggest MMO crowdfunding news of 2018

Welcome to a special edition of Make My MMO, Massively OP's regular recap of what's going on in crowdfunded MMOs, which we do...

Town of Salem suffers database breach, compromising user data

The developers of indie deceit-and-deduction game Town of Salem received an unwelcome surprise upon returning from their holiday vacations, when they were informed...

Massively OP’s 2018 Blooper Awards: Best article joke (almost) nobody got

Massively OP's not-so-serious end-of-the-year awards continue today with our blooper award for best article joke (almost) nobody got. And the winner is...

Perfect Ten: MMOs to watch in 2019

The MMO genre is in a strange and uncertain place right now -- but also one that is quietly thrilling. We've long passed the...

Ask Mo: The hits and misses of Massively OP’s 2018 predictions

As we do every year, today we're going to peek back at the horrifying outcomes of last year's MOP staff predictions for the genre and the games within it to determine how well we did. After all, what would be the fun of making predictions if we couldn't giggle over our guesses a year later? So did we nail it or fail it? And did you fare better? Let's find out.

Shadow’s Kiss peeks at mad science, mummies, and pole dancing

Time to dive into the seedy underbelly of the city and see what's going on with the indie vampire MMO Shadow's Kiss. The...
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Perfect World Entertainment confirms Steam China deal

Earlier this year, we reported on the surprise announcement that Perfect World Entertainment was in talks with Valve to bring Steam into China....
Yes, this assuages my nervousness, you bet.

Smed vows he’ll someday make a game akin to EverQuest Next

Earlier this week on the podcast, Justin and I were joking around about how one of our favorite fun things to write about...

Darkfall Rise of Agon patches in old-school mobs, opens supporter pack funding program

Sanctioned Darkfall spinoff Rise of Agon has been busy since its 2017 launch with multiple content and quality-of-life patches - it's even...

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