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

MapleStory 2’s Chaos Rising update brings Chaos Raids and Thanksgiving events

Starting today, MapleStory 2 players can celebrate the arrival of November with the two things that truly define the month: turkey and unmitigated...
This looks pleasant.

MapleStory 2 shows off a developer run of the Shadow Altar dungeon

The next major patch for MapleStory 2 lands on November 8th and brings with it a nice helping of new content, but what...

MapleStory 2 tweaks Chaos Raid weapon triggers and bans a ‘huge’ number of bots

MapleStory 2 isn't resting on its laurels since its big launch last month - Nexon is continuing work tweaking the game to suit...
On a unicorn.

Global Chat: Is MapleStory 2 too cute for its own britches? (Yes.)

Maybe it's the weird gaming lull that's going on right now, but MapleStory 2 has picked up a good amount of press and...

MapleStory 2 staffer caught using GM powers to benefit personal account

Someone at Nexon's MapleStory 2 team has been up to no good, according to a recent producer blog. Following the game's head...

The MOP Up: Elder Scrolls Online’s free update offerings

When Elder Scrolls Online's Update 20 arrives, it will bring with it a free base patch that promises to spice up the...

The Stream Team: Just how cute is Halloween in MapleStory 2?

Halloween is not all spooks and scares. Oh no, it has its share of cutesy and cuddly too. The latter is what Massively OP's...
Well, someone's having fun!

MapleStory 2 thanks players for more success while adjusting scaling mechanics

Things are working out all right for MapleStory 2 on a whole right now. The latest producer's letter notes that even as...

MassivelyOP’s guide to MMO Halloween 2018

Whether or not you consider yourself too old to put on that Hulk or Sparkle Twilight costume and prance ("HULK PRANCE") around the neighborhood...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 192: Tricks and treats

MJ, Justin, and Bree discuss Trion's acquisition, Aion's Awakened Legacy, MMO Halloween, Black Desert's Russian un-fiasco, SWTOR, MapleStory 2, and ZeniMax's new maybe-MMO.

Here’s how Nexon is tweaking MapleStory 2’s dungeon loot caps

If I were doing a top 10 list of things that drive me nuts in MMORPGs, one thing surely on it would be raid...

The Daily Grind: When was the last time you were wrong about your snap judgment of an MMO?

This weekend I finally got to dig into MapleStory 2 beyond the character creator, and I have to say my initial reaction was...

One Shots: Waifu dreams

Make no bones about it, MapleStory 2 is as anime as they come. Need proof beyond the huge eyes, overdone expressions, and ultra-saturated...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 191: It’s looking a little patchy around here

Justin and Bree discuss Star Citizen, LOTRO, EverQuest II, Star Trek Online, SWTOR, New World, and Black Desert, with reader mail about forging social connections in MMOs.
On a unicorn.

MapleStory 2’s launch did well on Steam, but the Mapleopoly event was a problem

Good news, MapleStory 2 fans, the game did well after its first day on Steam! The chart for the game is obviously not...

The Stream Team: MapleStory 2 launches (with Ducky Rickshaw)

Massively OP's MJ got her first peek into MapleStory 2 during the head start, but today is the more important day. No, not...
On a unicorn.

MapleStory 2 formally launches this afternoon, lowers prices; here’s the launch trailer

MapleStory 2 officially rolls out of headstart and into formal launch today, although the servers are currently down until around 1 p.m....

Massively OP Podcast Episode 190: SWTOR Unite!

Justin and Bree discuss Mike Morhaime's exit from Blizzard, the launches of Lineage 2 Classic and MapleStory 2, Legends of Aria's early access, and Bless Online's F2P plans, plus MMO guilds, how WoW might someday end, what the #SWTORunite community effort is all about.

MapleStory 2 is only in headstart and Nexon is already waging war on gold farmers and spam

MapleStory 2 hasn't even fully launched out of its headstart - that's tomorrow - but the bots, spammers, and gold farmers, are already...

The Daily Grind: What MMO plans do you have for the fall?

With the snap of fall and change of the leaves, the season has taken a change as we go into the last four months...