maplestory

Official Site: MapleStory
Studio: Nexon
Launch Date: May 11, 2005 (NA); April 29, 2003 (KR)
Genre: Fantasy Sandbox
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

Battle Bards Episode 144: Colors of the rainbow

Red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet: Combined, these forces create the awesome power of Roy G. Biv — otherwise known as the...

Perfect Ten: The 10 most adorable MMORPGs ever

We all like to think of ourselves as cultured and deep individuals who routinely calculate square roots and recite Gilbert and Sullivan at dinner...

MapleStory 2 announces Awakening expansion at MapleStory Fest 2019

The sold-out MapleStory Fest 2019 ran this past weekend as classic MapleStory celebrated 14 years online and MapleStory 2 announced a huge...

Nexon’s huge first quarter financials made EA and Blizzard look downright shabby

While EA and Activision-Blizzard reported truly meh first quarter 2019 earnings, Nexon was out there making the case for why somebody...

MMO Business Roundup: Bonfire Studios’ new multiplayer game, EA Access on PS4, and Pokebrains

Welcome back to another quick roundup from the land of games industry business... Remember in 2016 when former World of Warcraft lead designer

The MOP Up: Outlaws of the Old West wipes and merges servers

Bear is not happy. Sure, Bear just got shot and is experiencing a lower quality of life than a few seconds before, but that's...
Leaf it up.

MapleStory 2 sums up Project New Leaf and promises a summer expansion

The entire overarching Project New Leaf update involved a whole lot of changes for MapleStory 2, changes aimed at almost every aspect of the...

Desert Oasis: A post-mortem examination of Black Desert’s defunct Shadow Arena

Last week was such an intense week for Black Desert. The community took a blow when news broke out regarding

One Shots: Officially Sanctioned Sunday Afternoon Nap Hour

Shh. Shhhhhhhh. Do not, under any circumstances, make a sound during Officially Sanctioned Sunday Afternoon Nap Hour. Some of us take it very, very seriously and...

MapleStory celebrates 14 years with Pink Bean character creation and past seasonal updates

Are you familiar with Pink Bean? It's a boss character as well as a playable Monster Job, apparently, and to mark 14 years...
Well, someone's having fun!

MapleStory 2 outlines the major Gemstone changes arriving with its New Leaf update

The developers behind MapleStory 2 know that nobody likes having things removed, which is why the big rundown on Gemstone changes arriving with...

The MOP Up: Warframe descends to Deck 12 on consoles

Warframe's Deck 12 has unlocked for console players -- and there are deep, dark secrets to be uncovered by descending to it. "Now...
tappa tappa tappa

MMO Business Roundup: Lucasfilm Games, Anthem sales, MapleStory Fest, and Oculus

Welcome back to another round of the MMO Business Roundup. It's GDC week, so it's no surprise that we've had so many business...
Hooray, I actually do exist!

MMO Business Roundup: Gaming inclusion, Peria Chronicles, Google, and PUBG’s Brendan Greene

Welcome to another fast roundup of MMO-related business news! Bookmark this research study so that if ever the loud angry gatekeeping trolls of gaming...

MapleStory 2 details the upcoming Meso Market currency exchange

With the first wave of the Project New Leaf update reportedly making positive waves in MapleStory 2, the devs are continuing to...

The MOP Up: MapleStory goes to the arcade

If you're playing MapleStory, chances are that you're not too prim and proper to enjoy some goofy fun. So pop in a quarter...

Watch the rise and fall of the most popular Steam games of the last four years

For those of us who are visual learners (or heck, bar chart fanatics - and you know who you are), there's an interesting animated gif...

The Daily Grind: Which MMOs do you wish would come to console?

I've never been a console-first kind of gamer, so I've never felt a great pull to invest heavily in consoles, even when more major...

The MMO Bookclub devotes March to Tibia, Destiny 2, and Apex Legends

If you haven't been hanging out with the folks at MMO Bookclub lately, you may have missed a shift in the format that's...

MapleStory’s Arcade Adventures, MapleStory 2’s end to Fairfight, and MapleStory M’s Monster Carnival

There's so much stuff going on in the MapleStory franchise right now. For starters, in MapleStory 2, Nexon is prepping the Fairwell Fairfight update...

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