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Chrono Odyssey pitches its time travel format, announces that it’s coming to the Epic Store

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In case you haven't devoured every GDC panel from the recent trade show, Chrono Studios popped up during the State of Unreal presentation to...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 463: WoW’s pirates storm the gangplank

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Justin and Bree discuss FFXIV Dawntrail, the Riot MMO, WoW Plunderstorm, the state of Cryptic and its MMOs (Star Trek Online, Neverwinter, Champions Online), ArcheAge 2's delay, Path of Exile 2's beta delay, and New World's next season, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, The Sims 4, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on rekindling the social magic of old MMORPGs.

ArcheAge 2 has been delayed (again), now to some point in or after 2025

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Our eyes must have glazed over the Q4 2023 investor report from Kakao when it dropped a few weeks ago, but it contained some...

Chrono Odyssey debuts a splashy new in-engine trailer and confirms Kakao Games as publisher

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It's been a long time since we've heard any major announcements out of Chrono Odyssey, the developing open world fantasy MMORPG from Npixel that...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 454: MMO roadmap roundup

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Justin and Bree discuss the 2024 roadmaps for Lord of the Rings Online, Lost Ark, World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, EVE Online, Elder Scrolls Online, New World, EverQuest, EverQuest II, and Wayfinder, with adventures in LOTRO, FFXIV, and City of Heroes.

Working As Intended: The MMOs we lost in 2023

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If preserving MMORPGs is your jam, 2023 was not a great year. The one nice thing I can say about it is that we...

End-of-Year Eleven: All the upcoming MMOs to watch in 2024 and beyond

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We've said it before, but this time we really mean it: The future of MMORPGs looks amazing. Contrary to years when we've seen only...

ArcheAge’s 2024 roadmap includes new systems and the Fairy race

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ArcheAge is cursed to live in interesting times, it seems. With game version merges in its recent past, the 11th anniversary in its present,...

MassivelyOP’s 2023 Golden Yachties: Best Worst MMO Transmedia Synergy

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Welcome back to MassivelyOP's not-so-serious end-of-the-year awards as we present our award for Best Worst MMO Transmedia Synergy. Yes, it's the Golden Yachties series,...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO predictions for 2024

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It's time once again for the MOP staff and readers to engage in our favorite end-of-the-year MMO: collectively guessing what's going to happen next...

ArcheAge releases its first big patch post-Unchained as the Battle of Mistmerrow returns

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Don't count ArcheAge down and out just because it's hot off a massive merge and sunset of ArcheAge Unchained: XLGAMES and Kakao have just...

Working As Intended: The hits and misses of our 2023 MMO predictions

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We've been offering up an MMO predictions list for Massively Overthinking for years upon years now as our writers and readers prognosticate on the...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 448: The holiday MMO rush begins

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Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic's Season of Discovery, EverQuest II's Ballads of Zimara, SWTOR's Chains in the Dark, ArcheAge's big Unchained merge, and Wagadu Chronicles' early access, with adventures in LOTRO and Project Gorgon, plus 2023 awards teases and a mailbag topic on getting into MMOs with too much content.

ArcheAge and ArcheAge Unchained officially merged this morning, sending Unchained into its last sunset

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The great failed experiment that was ArcheAge Unchained is officially over. This week, Kakao merged the alternate business model version of the game into...

Tarisland devs address the decision to avoid P2W cash shop kit – but not Vigor energy gating

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Tencent is apparently continuing to tweak its monetization for Tarisland in response to player angst as it continues charging through its second closed beta...
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Massively Overthinking: Pervasive old MMO ideas that aren’t really true

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A while back, Eliot and I were discussing one of his columns, in which he noted that in the eldest of the elder MMOs,...

ArcheAge 2 confirms another delay and a focus from large-scale factional PvP to small group PvE and guild PvP

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It appears that servers aren't the only things constricting in ArcheAge: The game's sequel is also going to be shrinking its general focus, as...

The 12-server ArcheAge Unchained/ArcheAge merge is still on track for November 30

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Back in August, Kakao and XLGAMES announced that it would be merging ArcheAge Unchained into the regular ArcheAge production servers. The move followed Korean...

The Stream Team: A ninth anniversary peek into ArcheAge

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Although she hasn't streamed ArcheAge in four years, Massively OP's MJ felt like giving the world a quick peek on its ninth anniversary --...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 435: Guild Wars 2’s secrets revealed

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Justin and Bree discuss Gamescom, Nightingale, Crimson Desert, WoW Classic's hardcore servers, ArcheAge's devastating merge, and TennoCon's Warframe and Soulframe news, with adventures in LOTRO, Baldur's Gate 3, and Guild Wars 2 Secrets of the Obscure, plus a mailbag topic on WoW's latest teases.

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