lost ark

Official Site: Lost Ark (Korean)
Studio: Smilegate
Launch Date: N/A
Genre: Fantasy MMOARPG
Business Model: N/A
Platform: PC

Massively OP Podcast Episode 373: Bots are bad, ‘mkay?

Just and Bree discuss Lost Ark's bots, FFXIV's mods, Star Trek Online's Stormfall, Elder Scrolls Online's High Isle, and Wrath Classic beta, with adventures in LOTRO and City of Heroes, plus a mailbag topic on Black Desert's perceived decline.

The Lost Ark Destroyer’s weapon isn’t a warhammer – it’s a minivan on a stick

If you're angling to Hulk out to Beethoven's 5th in Lost Ark, look no further than the game's new Destroyer advanced class for the...

The Stream Team: Finding out the fate of the feral turtle boy in Lost Ark

When MOP's Chris last streamed Lost Ark, he wandered into an island that was home to a helpful turtle who raised a young boy...

Lost Ark admits it’s been ‘fighting a war against bots’ since launch, banning millions of accounts

Have you spotted a bot or two in Lost Ark over the past few months? If so, you're definitely not alone. Amazon admitted on...

Lost Ark KR’s director is reportedly stepping down because of health concerns

According to myriad unofficial reports from fans across Lost Ark's official forums and subreddit, the director for the Korean version of the game, Keum...

Lost Ark previews May’s upcoming new raids, quests, and Destroyer advanced class

We're just entering the month of May and that means that Lost Ark players are going to have some new content to face, most...

Massively Overthinking: The minimum requirements for MMO player housing

We've got housing on the brain lately, thanks to Ship of Heroes' housing beta, Final Fantasy XIV's botched housing lottos, Warframe's new housing, and...

Lost Ark times its May content update for third week of the month, details a bug-fixing patch today

Launching your May update near the latter part of the month still technically counts as a launch in May, and that's just what Lost...

Lost Ark begins blocking VPNs to help servers struggling with bot-laden queues

If you're on certain Lost Ark servers, you might have noticed that the queues aren't really going away, even in the middle of the...

Global Chat: Who gets to decide what is ‘fun’ in MMORPGs?

In a thought-provoking essay, MMO blog Parallel Context wrestled with the question, "Who gets to decide what is fun in multiplayer games?" This is...

Lost Ark’s latest update fixes express mission toons, targets mid-May for May update

As promised, Lost Ark's weekly update has arrived to fix all the annoyances with the express mission event. The patch allows players to change their...
Why do we even have that lever?

Lost Ark tweaks Express Mission Event rewards, sees concurrency upturn

So you started doing the Express Mission Event on Lost Ark but then realized that you had another character who could benefit way more...

Lost Ark KR gets new continent and new abyss dungeon on April 27

For those who follow the content updates of the Korean version of Lost Ark in order to keep abreast of what's eventually headed to...

Lost Ark’s April update release was marred by item issues and server woes

While the Battle for the Throne of Chaos went underway in Lost Ark earlier in the week, another battle was being fought by Amazon...

First impressions of Lost Ark’s new Battle for the Throne of Chaos update

While I have to admit that my playtime in Lost Ark has waned a bit in light of a bunch of other games capturing...

Lost Ark’s Battle for the Throne of Chaos goes live this afternoon as planned

The release of Lost Ark's Battle for the Throne of Chaos narrowly escaped a delay last night as Amazon discovered some "critical issues" that...

Lost Ark deep-dives the Glaivier, addresses lost bonuses and content lockout issues

With just one day to go before the release of Lost Ark's April update, Amazon has deep-dived the new Glaivier advanced class for the...

Lost Ark’s Battle for the Throne of Chaos arrives April 21 – here’s the new trailer

Amazon dropped a new trailer for Lost Ark this afternoon, and you might have missed it since your eyes were likely glued to a...

The MOP Up: Star Citizen tests in-flight refueling

Star Citizen's nigh-endless list of things to accomplish before launch may be crossing off one of these with this month's alpha build. The "Fueling...

Massively Overthinking: The ideal MMO server setup

Over the last year, we've seen multiple major MMO and expansion launches, and most of them went awry in some way or another. Final...