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Olympic e-sports are becoming inevitable as IOC says they ‘could be considered as a sporting activity’

The International Olympic Committee has formally stated that it may consider e-sports a sporting activity. "Competitive e-sports could be considered as a sporting activity, and...
It's a fooler.

Perfect Ten: 10 reasons MMO characters seem truly insane

We all like making the occasional observation about the weirdness inherent in video games, but most of us also recognize that what we're really...
Just what.

Age of Wushu adds a new free-for-all battle royale mode to its China version

There are two ways to look at the new battle royale mode added to the Age of Wushu Chinese servers. The first...

One Shots: Street legal

"Looks like it’s that time of year again!" says Ryuen. And so it is. The Halloween season has come upon us and it is inescapable. You...

Get an advance look at a few of Age of Wushu 2’s locations

While we continue the long, long wait for Age of Wushu 2 to make its way over to the western world, at least...

2006 Korean anime MMO NosTale has landed on Steam

Last month, we mentioned in passing an ancient anime MMO by Korean studio Entwell called NosTale, which Germany's Gameforge apparently resurrected a...
Head games.

PAX West 2017: Playing Kritika Online’s upcoming Psion class in Shattered Table

En Masse recently introduced the newest class coming to Kritika Online, and while visiting the studio's offices during PAX West 2017,...

PAX West 2017: Taking a closer look at En Masse’s Closers

When I visited the En Masse offices during PAX West, it was a crash course in learning how to use a controller...

The MOP Up: State of Decay 2’s multiplayer mayhem (August 27, 2017)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Paris Olympic committee considers e-sports for 2024

The AP is reporting that the leaders of the Olympic Games are at least considering bringing video gaming on board for the 2024...

The MOP Up: SamuTale’s massive new world (July 23, 2017)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Multiple countries will boycott the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games over e-sports concerns

Back in April, we wrote about how the Olympic Council of Asia and Alisports of China was aiming to bring e-sports to the...

MMOs you’ve never heard of: Metin2, Orake, Crusaders of Light, Legends of Equestria, and Sansar

We're willing to bet that some of you visit Massively OP because you are keeping an eye out for new conquests: games you have...
On the go.

Black Desert awakens the Striker, doubles karma loss for gankers

Awakening this morning in Black Desert is the still-relatively-new-to-the-West Striker class. "The Striker reaches a new level of mastery over the martial...

The MOP Up: Revelation Online’s monthly challenges (June 4, 2017)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

PWE posts summer event schedule for Neverwinter, Star Trek Online, Champions Online

"Sun's out, guns out," a PWE press blast quipped today -- all because the MMO studio is kicking off a ton of summer...

One Shots: MMOs are serious business

As we all well know, MMORPGs are a Serious Business indeed. We must treat them reverently and with our utmost due diligence as we...

EU’s Age of Wulin to be absorbed into Snail Games’ Age of Wushu

Age of Wulin, the European counterpart to NA's Age of Wushu, is being handed off once again in the region. The martial arts...

Black Desert’s Striker kickpunches his way onto Korean servers

The newest Black Desert class is no slouch in bringing meaty beatdowns to foes, as some players are discovering this week. The kick-punching...

The 2022 Asian Games will include e-sports events

Go ahead and keep mocking e-sports, but they are only getting bigger and more respectable as they keep creating tremendous piles of money. In...

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