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EVE Evolved: How could Project Nova live up to its true potential?

I think it's fair to say that EVE Online developer CCP Games hasn't had much success when it comes to avatar-based gameplay....

Anthem doesn’t need whales to succeed, says BioWare’s Mike Gamble

It's fairly common knowledge that many games with microtransactions tend to rely heavily on big-spending "whales" to keep their finances in the black and...

Massively Overthinking: The best and worst MMO developer quotes of 2018

It's become a tradition on Massively OP to include among our end-of-the-year roundups and editorials and retrospectives a run-down of our favorite - and least favorite - MMO dev quotes of the year, be they obscure, poignant, or just plain dumb. So once again, for this week's Massively Overthinking, I've asked our staff to offer up those quotes and then reflect on what we from the year and reflect on just what we've learned from them.

ARK’s Studio Wildcard is launching a 40K-person-server pirate MMO called Atlas next week

If you blinked during the Game Awards on Twitch, you might have missed the announcement of a new MMO launching next week from the...

Hi-Rez Expo 2017: SMITE’s Corrupted Arena, adventures, and never saying never to an MMO

The Hi-Rez Expo's fall debut is over. The SMITE champions have been crowned. Switch and cross-platform play was announced. Upcoming gods were revealed....

Hi-Rez Expo 2018: Assessing the new expo venue, game experimentation, and esports

Did you catch our latest Stew Talks? It's like Ted Talks, but about gaming and Hi-Rez. When I sat down with Stew Chisam,...

Hi-Rez Expo 2018: Stewart Chisam makes sense of the studio split, hints at new game

You've heard of Simon Says? At Hi-Rez Expo I played Stew Says, but in this game I try to get Stew Chisam, President...

Hi-Rez Expo 2018: Looking for lore and more in all Paladins places

Let's cut to the chase: There was quite a bit to learn and celebrate about Paladins during the Hi-Rez Expo this fall. Announcements,...

Previewing Dual Universe’s bigger, better alpha experience – including crafting

Every time I see and learn more about Dual Universe, I have that feeling that this may be The One. The one I...

Hi-Rez Expo 2018: Introducing Paladins’ dragon mage, Imani

What is a fantasy game without mages and dragons? With the next champion revealed at Hi-Rez Expo, the fantasy shooter Paladins will be...

SWTOR previews the upcoming Gods from the Machine operation’s Master Mode

Next month, Star Wars: The Old Republic's game update 5.10, Jedi Under Siege, will go live, bringing with it a new zone, new...

Hi-Rez Expo: Esports adds college varsity national championships and high school leagues

Hi-Rez has never shied away from the fact that it is based on competitive games and believes esports is an integral part of the...

Hi-Rez Expo 2018: King Arthur and Merlin join SMITE’s lineup

SMITE doesn't restrict itself to only ancient deities from various pantheons for its lineup of combatants - it also draws on those giants...

Path of Exile’s revamped Hideouts make housing persistent in Betrayal

Hands-down, the most exciting thing to me - and I suspect maybe MJ too - coming out of the Path of Exile Betrayal...

Project C promises ‘meaningful persistency’ in a single game world

It's been a while since we last checked in on the SpatialOS-powered Project C, which is being developed by ROKH studio Darewise....

The Game Archeologist: Halo Universe

Since its debut on Xbox back in 2001, the Halo franchise has been a massive powerhouse and a mainstay for shooter fans. To date,...

The Daily Grind: Are you hostile to mobile MMORPGs?

Happy Friday. Let's talk mobile. MMORPG players in particular run along a certain demographic that does not align well with mobile. Oh, sure, we have...
Oh, good. This was really smart.

Blizzard talks up ‘meaningful choices’ in World of Warcraft’s story

Did you still have any hopes about the story of World of Warcraft in this expansion? Did you think the writers would somehow...

Interview: Neowiz on Bless Online’s now-live Ruins of Shaqqara and the state of the game

Neowiz's beleaguered MMORPG Bless Online is live with its first big update since launching out of its open beta early access last...

World of Warcraft’s Alex Afrasiabi on the possibility of faction unification

During BlizzCon 2018, the folks at Blizzard Watch chatted up World of Warcraft Senior Creative Director Alex Afrasiabi to discuss what lies in...

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