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‘Anime battle royale MOBA’ Eternal Return makes its full release after nearly three years of early access

We're happy to report that another game hatchling has made its way across the sands of early access into the full launch ocean: Eternal...
No time to analyze the situation, too much forging ahead making things worse to do!

The Daily Grind: What might be the next MMO to undergo a big business model shift?

In years past, this annual Daily Grind was focused on the next MMO that might go free-to-play, but that's become less and less relevant...

Working As Intended: The hits and misses of MassivelyOP’s 2021 predictions

Last year's MMORPG predictions didn't exactly go to plan, since in 2019, we weren't really expecting 2020 to play out the way it did....

Kakao has delayed ArcheAge’s relaunch to tomorrow over an ‘issue in the backend system’

2021 has been the year of MMO delays, and ArcheAge's relaunch under the Kakao banner is just one more. But don't panic: It's only...

ArcheAge retools fresh start server plan, drops notes for massive day-one patch, teases 2022 plans

Got everything in the ArcheAge AMA committed to memory? Good because Kakao's already moving on with new dropped dev blogs on what to expect...

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO surprises of 2021

Why do I love covering MMORPG news year in and year out? If I'm honest about it, I'm usually in this for the surprises....

Kakao’s ArcheAge AMA suggests revamps of crime and trade systems, monitoring for ‘nefarious gameplay’

Yesterday, Kakao ran an AMA on the MMORPG subreddit to address player "confusion" over its impending stewardship of ArcheAge here in the west following...
Oh dear.

ArcheAge outlines date for land rush and new times for instance entry, opens up to pre-downloading today

It's nearly time for ArcheAge to enter under Kakao's stewardship, which means potential players are going to want to get some affairs in order....
Something less than inspiring.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 347: Land rush!

Justin and Bree discuss Activision-Blizzard's ongoing Bobby Kotick situation, ArcheAge's move to Kakao, New World, LOTRO, and SWTOR, with a sponsored segment on Albion Online's Lands Awakened update, plus two voicemails on spears and sidequests in MMORPGs.

Gamigo investor report promises a ‘great update’ for RIFT in Q1, Atlas Rogues is abandoned

It's a bit of good news and unsurprising bad news out of the third quarter investor report from MGI, the company that runs Gamigo....
And now we're good,yes?

ArcheAge transfers to Kakao officially begin today – here’s what you’ve gotta do

ArcheAge fans, yesterday was the last time your data on Gamigo's servers will be saved. From here on out, you're going to need to...

Elyon reveals its new Archer class, launching in 2022

Kakao is busy today: It just dropped a big tease for Elyon in the form of a video reveal of the Archer class. Now, if...
Oh dear.

Kakao’s overhauling ArcheAge Unchained’s business model again – and yes, it has a sub

With Gamigo's stewardship of ArcheAge coming to an end, Kakao is setting up shop - and I do mean shop. The game's new western...

Elyon adds a new clan map in today’s patch, postpones new 10-person raid

It's patch day over in Elyon, and this one's actually a relatively meaty one for this still-got-that-new-car-smell MMORPG. "With today’s patch we’re bringing a new...

Here’s how ArcheAge transfers from Gamigo to Kakao will work – expect land rushes

Last week, we covered the out-of-the-blue news that XL Games was moving western publishing rights for ArcheAge from Gamigo to Kakao. We say "out-of-the-blue"...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 346: Endwalker, ArcheAge, Lost Ark, and New World

Justin and Bree discuss FFXIV's Endwalker delay, WoW's financials and player council, ArcheAge's new publisher, Gamigo's new MMORPG, Lost Ark's beta, New World's state, DDO update 51, Elder Scrolls Online's Deadlands, Harry Potter Wizard Unite's sunset, and Crowfall's freemium update, with adventures in LOTRO, Fallen Earth, City of Heroes, and Star Wars Galaxies, plus a mailbag topic on worry about the future of the genre.

Gamigo is teasing one of its promised pipeline games – and it’s an MMORPG

Earlier this year, when Gamigo laid off a large chunk of the RIFT developer team, the studio told us that it had "numerous new...

Kakao is taking over publishing ArcheAge in the west from Gamigo

It's the end of an era: The Western version of ArcheAge is getting a new publisher. Come December, Kakao will be running the game...

Elyon’s weekly patch adds closed beta rewards, Halloween deco and furniture

Elyon is just a week out of the gate and still trucking along, as evidenced by today's patch. Kakao has fixed mana awakening nodes,...
Specter of fun.

Elyon temporarily shuts down world quests in order to mitigate server lag

While there's plenty of questing to be had in Elyon, as of yesterday there's one less type of quest on offer: the World Quest....