martial arts

From castles to conservation to content, I had a ball at Black Desert’s Heidel Ball 2024

It may have been a bit since the end of Pearl Abyss' Heidel Ball 2024, celebrating 10 years of Black Desert Online, but it's...

Black Desert’s latest class, the mist-warrior Dosa, is live in today’s PC update

If you peeped any of the news coming out of Pearl Abyss' Black Desert Heidel Ball extravaganza in Beynac-et-Cazenac a few weeks back, you...

The MOP Up: Among Us adds three new playable roles

Highly sus game Among Us added three new roles with its latest update: Tracker (keep tabs on Crewmates via the minimap), Noisemaker (make noise...
I asked Bree if we could have Night Elves and she said we have Night Elves at home.

Predownloading for Tencent’s Tarisland begins tonight for North and South American players

If you're looking forward to the launch of Tarisland as we - and some of our readers - are, then heads-up because Tarisland is...

‘Multiplayer conquest adventure’ MMO Havenhold readies an alpha test for next week

If you like a good dose of martial arts with side portions of PvP and coop PvE, then we're here to put Havenhold on...
The windows

Tarisland’s latest videos recap class choices and the casual Memory Maze minigame

Tencent is obviously in the home stretch for its release run for Tarisland, as it's been dropping new videos all week. The latest is a...

Black Desert Mobile gets the Askeia class today as PC preps for six-hour server move downtime

Black Desert is busy this week, starting with the launch of the Askeia class in the mobile version of the game. Askeia is essentially...

The Soapbox: Why I’m OK with ‘missing’ attacks in City of Heroes

The other day in the MassivelyOP work chat, we were talking about City of Heroes. Shocking, I know. But I've mentioned before that I...

Vindictus welcomes Master Swordsman Sou hero as it sunsets its PvP modes

Well hello there, Vindictus - I'd say it's been a while, but actually it hasn't, as Nexon popped out several new characters in 2023...

Trove’s Punches and Potions patch adds Martial Arts and Mysticism tradeskills

Trove players have something immediate to be thankful for this week: a new patch for the cube-shaped MMO. The Punches and Potions update arrived...
So many colors in the rainbow.

Perfect Ten: Classic video games that would make terrible MMORPGs

There was a time when MMORPGs were all based on existing storied single-player RPG franchises, and that time was when Ultima Online launched and...
such economy, very player

Battle of the betas: Tarisland enters second closed beta as Pax Dei kicks off Home Valley test

What are the chances that two big MMORPGs start key testing on exactly the same 24-hour period? Well, I don't know, but it's definitely...

Tarisland’s Shadow Swordsman is the flexible poisoner who takes no prisoners

Today is a momentous day for fans of Tarisland, as the upcoming fantasy MMO announced its Earthspirit Saga, a three-expansion storyline that kicks off...

The Daily Grind: What’s your favorite MMO beast race?

When you venture off of the safe and predictable road of MMO races, where humans and Elves and blue-skinned humans and slightly smaller humans...

Aion Classic’s Korean version teases a new anime-inspired martial arts class

If anime blood -- rich, ruby-red, and prone to geysering -- runs in your veins, then you may perk up to hear that the...

Massively Overthinking: Which MMOs are memorable but not actually fun?

Earlier this week, we ran a Daily Grind on MMOs that are fun but not especially memorable, throwing it back to a quote from...
I hate so much about the ways you choose to be.

Vague Patch Notes: Can the gaming industry move on from high school, please?

So this weekend had at least one incident that was, I'm not remotely sorry to say, exceedingly funny. If you've been paying any attention...

The Swordsmen X Survival quietly lists an April 27 early access release date on Steam and releases new trailers

Last month we took a peek back in the direction of Swordsmen X: Survival, a martial arts survival sandbox that first crossed our desk...

Massively Overthinking: When is localization itself the kiss of death for an imported MMORPG?

Last week, when I was poking around the internet trying to understand why Amazon was still making excuses for de-sexualizing some Lost Ark characters...

MMOs You’ve Never Heard Of: Swordsman X Survival, Legend of Lunia, and X8

Welcome back to MassivelyOP's random and recurring roundup of a few MMOs you've never heard of! Maybe you've heard of some of them. You're...