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Massively on the Go: Pokemon GO Fest 2021 might be the last great GO Fest

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Still cleaning out your pokemon collections, trainers? I know I still need to! Pokemon Go’s recent Go Fest 2021 was a return to form...

Four Winds: Everything you need to know about Amazon’s Lost Ark

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Raise your hands if you've been eagerly waiting for Lost Ark. Now give me a high five because as announced earlier today, it's finally...

Lost Ark launches this fall as an Amazon-published free-to-play title; founder packs are now live

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The news won't shock anyone who's been watching Lost Ark inch its way across the world the last few many years and who noticed...

Moonlight Sculptor hits one million downloads as its first post-launch release goes live

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It would appear that the mobile MMO Moonlight Sculptor has found its audience as developer XL Games and publisher Kakao Games are lauding the...

Blue Protocol debuts the new Heavy Smasher class, lets players hold hands, and adjusts to beta feedback

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It's been a little bit of time since we'd heard much out of Blue Protocol. Up until now, we knew the game was going...

Niantic has revealed Pokemon Go Fest 2021 details – and they look quite promising

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New details on Pokemon Go's next Go Fest have been released, and there is cause for excitement. While we're already seeing that, once again, players who...
Never happening.

Dragon Quest X is getting an offline version

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It's all right if you forgot that Dragon Quest X was a thing. Seriously, it's fine. This is an MMO that launched ages ago in...

Netmarble announces release plans for several mobile titles, including new MMOs

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For those out there that get their gaming through mobile (and there a lot of them out there, whether any of us wants to...

World of Warships introduces a limited-time event and special ship packs to celebrate Godzilla vs. Kong

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So what would happen if Godzilla and King Kong didn't slug it out kaiju-to-kaiju and instead joined their country's respective navies and commanded battleships...

Why I Play: Monster Hunter Rise is still worth it one month later

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It's been over a month since Monster Hunter Rise was released to the public. I was feeling good about the game during the press...
Puppy!

Final Fantasy XIV confirms that there will be no in-person attendance for the digital fan festival

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Here's the good news for Final Fantasy XIV fans: The digital fan festival scheduled for May 14th and 15th is still going to go forward...

SMITE introduces Gilgamesh to the roster, elects to shut down Southeast Asia and Latin America North servers

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This past Tuesday saw a new update arrive to the MOBA SMITE, featuring a new Babylonian god, Gilgamesh the King of Uruk. Gilgamesh is...
Closer.

Four Winds: Why are Asian MMOs monetized the way they are?

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Welcome to Four Winds, Massively OP's newest column, dedicated to Asian MMOs and the culture around it. As the resident Black Desert columnist, I'm...

The Game Archaeologist: Lifestorm, Japan’s first MMORPG

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In comparison to how widely that China and Korea's game development studios embraced MMORPGs right from the beginning, Japan's been curiously low-key in creating...

Massively on the Go: Mother Nintendo should make Niantic Earthbound

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So, Nintendo and Niantic will work together for more AR games based on Nintendo IPs. No great surprise from me, as I'd mentioned years...

Massively on the Go: Why Nintendo and Pikmin make sense in Niantic’s hands

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With the recent news that Nintendo and Niantic will work together for more AR games based on Nintendo IPs, I thought it might be...

MMO Business Roundup: Comic Con 2021, Apple v. Epic, and Twitch transparency

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. Comic-Con 2021: Organizers have now canceled the core Comic-Con event for the second year...

Monster Hunter Rise producer confirms a PC version is set to arrive next year

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While Nintendo Switch owners will only have to wait a few weeks for Monster Hunter Rise to release on March 26th, those who are...
We must ride like the wind.

Blue Protocol shows off the quick-access shortcut bar in another Twitter tease

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When will Blue Protocol be released over here? We have no idea, it's not even released yet in its native Japan. But the team continues...

Phantasy Star Online 2 releases a collab with a mobile RPG and localizes a webcomic

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Yep, it's another AC Scratch Ticket collab event for Phantasy Star Online 2. This time, the game is holding hands with Idola Phantasy...

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