lost ark

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

Lost Ark hands out additional item chests after a holiday gift’s randomness runs afoul of players

Usually getting an in-game present is a nice gesture, so players of Lost Ark were likely happy when Amazon Games and Smilegate first...

Not So Massively: Why I’m not playing Lost Ark

Back at launch, I played Lost Ark quite heavily for some time, eventually racking up over 100 hours in the game and generally enjoying...

The best MassivelyOP community Daily Grinds of 2022

2022 marks the fifth year in a row we've done this roundup, but the Daily Grind has been a recurring mini-column here on MassivelyOP...

Fight or Kite: The many ways today’s MMOs are failing PvPers

Last week, the MassivelyOP writing crew released its award for the best PvP MMO of the year - yet I couldn’t bring myself to...

One Shots: The best player-submitted MMO screenshots of 2022

For our very last One Shots column of 2022, we're going to take a break from the routine to hand out awards to our...

Massively Overthinking: Our favorite MMO stories of 2022

It's tradition for us to pick out one big story or narrative arc that defined the year and slap it with an award label,...
We all become done.

WoW Factor: Chris Metzen’s uphill road with World of Warcraft

So, last week there was a bit of unusual timing. I had finished my column about World of Warcraft's Trading Post, and on the...

Lost Ark’s early 2023 roadmap includes the Witcher crossover and Artist class

'Tis the season for a whole lot of MMORPGs to release their previews for the new year, and Lost Ark is no different. Smilegate...
How charmingly old world.

End-of-Year Eleven: The best MMO expansions and updates of 2022

One of the underrated aspects of being an MMO player is that our games get more updates and expansions than almost any other type...

Choose My Adventure: All the MMOs you made us play in 2022

This has been a pretty challenging year for a lot of reasons, and my 2022 in Choose My Adventure certainly didn't feel any different...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO boasts the best graphics as of 2022?

Last year, I singled out Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons - then already on our horizon - as being worthy of the "best...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO predictions for 2023

Nobody can see the future, but it sure is fun guessing, and that's exactly what we're going to do for (to?) the MMO genre...

Lost Ark invites you to Wreck the Halls as it fights bots with tomorrow’s update

Why deck the halls when you can wreck 'em in Lost Ark's holiday update tomorrow? "The road to Brelshaza concludes tomorrow, when the cunning and...

Lost Ark deep-dives the Summoner advanced class ahead of December 14 update

Next week, Amazon is planning to release Lost Ark's December update, and there's more to it than a new legion raid: The Summoner will...

End-of-year Eleven: The healthiest live MMOs at the end of 2022

When you're investing a whole lot of time and (potentially) money into MMORPGs, you want to make sure that your game isn't going belly-up...

Lost Ark’s December update preps the Summoner class and a winter wardrobe

Deck the halls? Nay, wreck the halls, says Lost Ark! Amazon's MMOARPG is preparing one final content update for the year with another class,...
Lost Ark x The Witcher

Lost Ark’s interdimensional Witcher crossover launches in the west in January 2023

Nearly a month ago, Lost Ark teased a collab with The Witcher IP coming next year, followed by crickets. A lot of crickets. But...
Not the problem.

Elyon prepares to sunset in Korea following its western shutdown

It's an ignominious end to a once-promising MMORPG. Elyon (previously Ascent: Infinite Realm) has less than a week left before Kakao closes it in...

Lost Ark teases December’s Brelshaza Legion Raid, addresses ongoing disconnect issues

We've got one more day of November, but Lost Ark is already looking ahead to its December update: Amazon's posted a dev blog telling...

Lost Ark compensates players for pheon exploit debacle, patches in Feast with Friends

Lost Ark's narrative today is a good news/bad news kind of story. Let's start with the bad news first: As we noted on Monday,...