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Global Chat: Why level in MMOs if you don’t grow?

Using World of Warcraft's latest expansion as an example, many bloggers recently pontificated on the uselessness of adding new levels to MMORPGs if...
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Vague Patch Notes: Trickle-down metagames in MMORPGs

A while back, there was an interesting set of data coming out of a discussion about Overwatch. The discussion was about the concept...

MMO Week in Review: Guild Wars 2’s guiding star

Guild Wars 2 carried this week in MMOs, with its announcement of A Star To Guide Us, previews of the new

The MOP Up: Star Trek Online’s starbase defense

With the Age of Discovery pack on its way this fall, players of Star Trek Online are probably curious what the studio has up its...

The Daily Grind: When do you know it’s time to return to an MMO?

I swear to you, the other night I had a dream in which I was sorting out which MMOs I was going to return...

Welcome to Massively OP 2.0!

Aaaaand we're back up! We've updated below! Old post: Hi folks! We wanted to let our readers know that we'll be undergoing some site maintenance...

Path of Exile’s latest minipatch doesn’t address the sulphite pain

Path of Exile will see another update today, this one intended to patch up some issues in the recent Delve League expansion....

The Daily Grind: How much of a historical or lore purist are you in MMOs?

VG247 put up an interestung piece this week discussing in part the Assassin's Creed franchise, which I realize is not an MMO, but...

Enter to win a closed beta key for AVA Dog Tag from Red Duck and MOP

If you were sad to see the En Masse-published online shooter Alliance of Valiant Arms shut down this summer, then you'll be pleased...
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The Daily Grind: Which MMO projects have been unexpectedly easy?

For ages, I dreaded the fact that the perfect rifle for my Hunter's look in World of Warcraft would require running Trial of...

DragonCon 2018: On SMITE’s studio split, new god teases, and (no) permanent adventures

Once I knew I'd be able to attend a SMITE panel and interview devs at DragonCon 2018, I knew the first question I...

The Daily Grind: How could WildStar have succeeded?

Let me tell you, the upcoming demise of WildStar has me really and truly heartsick. Flawed as it was, this was a...

MMO Week in Review: Wow what a slow MMO news week am I right

Remember like a year ago when we found out there was gonna be a new Lord of the Rings Online MMORPG? Oh. No,...

The MOP Up: Champions Online’s month-long anniversary bash (September 9, 2018)

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...

One Shots: Chocobo chocobo revolution

Stop it, Final Fantasy XIV. Just... stop it already. Stop being so ridiculously pretty! I don't need readers constantly shoving this game's drool-worthy art...

The Daily Grind: How patient are you for endgame content in frontloaded MMOs?

Last week, I ran a Daily Grind asking readers about how patient they are about MMOs that take a looooong time to really...

Make My MMO: Crowdfunding for Shroud of the Avatar’s comic and an injured dev (September 8, 2018)

This week week in MMO crowdfunding, it's a minor miracle that anybody is paying any attention to Kickstarted games, what with all the mega...
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WRUP: The journey of my wife going back to World of Warcraft edition

The following is all only lightly edited from actual speaking. "Yeah, let's go play some World of Warcraft! I'm excited!" "Oh, hey, I...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO character is your all-time favorite?

Here's a fun little perk of working at Massively OP: We get to choose the headers, and quite often we writers use screenshots from...
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Betawatch: Ashes of Creation furthers its alpha amidst a news bomb (September 7, 2018)

So, uh, yeah. This week. You notice how the "breaking" box there is overstuffed with stories? That's because this week has just been crazy...

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