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Global Chat: What are the top dragons in EverQuest?

If you were pressed to put together a top 10 list of the most famous and infamous dragons in EverQuest, which beasties would you...

Minecraft claps hands with H&R Block to premiere a ‘tax-themed gaming experience’ February 3

Nobody likes doing taxes - heck, we're pretty sure that CPAs don't like doing taxes and it's their literal job - so it's really...

What we knew about Blizzard’s now-dead survival game, Odyssey

The history of Blizzard's game development includes a graveyard full of titles that never made it to launch, including the likes of Starcraft Ghost,...

Minecraft Legends releases its final content update before entering maintenance mode

It hasn't even been a full year since the real-time strategy title Minecraft Legends released on multiple platforms, but unfortunately for fans of the...

Fight or Kite: Multiplayer games to play over the holidays with friends and foes, 2023 edition

Tis the season, everyone! Grab your loot and get ready. I hope you have a little bit extra time to yourselves or at least...

Minecraft promises big 2024 update following player unrest over content cadence

Next year is going to mark 15 years of Minecraft, and Microsoft-owned developer Mojang is celebrating the milestone by launching Update 1.21, which will...

Vague Patch Notes: Why procedural generation doesn’t solve the content problems of MMOs

Just yesterday, MOP's Justin ran down the various features that the long-canceled EverQuest Next promised before its demise - including the promise of all...

The MOP Up: It’s the great Albion, Charlie Brown!

Albion Online is getting into the spirit of Halloween with its Harvest Challenge: "Fall has come to the world of Albion... the shadows are...
Straight shot.

Perfect Ten: 10 MMOs you’ve already forgotten ever existed

Falling into obscurity and then being completely forgotten is the nightmare of any creative artist. This tragic scenario is compounded when it comes to...

The MOP Up: RuneScape’s community is ‘smashing’ that Necromancy skill

Jagex said that Necromancy has proven to be a huge hit in RuneScape, with the community taking to this new skill line like a...

The Soapbox: The day my son lost his first online video game to a sunset

It was a few weeks back that I walked into our family room and saw my 14-year-old son crouched over the iPad with a...

Massively Overthinking: The MMOs we wanted a decade ago

Back in May, MOP's Justin penned a fun blog piece on his Bio Break blog about the games he wanted all the way back...
great work, guy!

FTC uses Zenimax’s current exclusivity as a primary argument against Microsoft’s ActiBlizz buyout in court

The long-brewing legal battle between the US Federal Trade Commission and Microsoft has begun in earnest, as this week saw the FTC and Microsoft...

Perfect Ten: What good MMO logos say about their games

Back when I was taking a smattering of business classes in college, one of my favorite electives dealt with marketing. It wasn't that I...

SWGEmu’s Finalizer rogue server is apparently struggling to make its monthly budget

One of the topics that doesn't get talked about all that much in the MMORPG rogue server space is how old-school emulators get paid...
Hey, dude.

WoW Factor: Age vs. World of Warcraft vs. player retention

In my time, I have gone from being a young man to an old man on the interwebs. I have gone from being a...

Cube World creator emerges from hibernation to announce Cube World Omega

I admit I did a double-take last night when Wolfram von Funck aka Wollay's Twitter account whirred to life after nearly four years of...
When we're talking about bombs, any drop rate is too high if you're on the ground.

Gamer who leaked classified military intel was first sharing documents in – wait for it – a War Thunder Discord

Back in April we reported on another unfortunate and alarming case of a gamer spreading classified military documents on the internet, this time involving...

Sandbox MMO Dragon and Home launches on mobile this Wednesday

Are you ready for a cozy and cute May? Dragon and Home is coming at you this week with its chunky Minecraft-like sandbox setting,...

Minecraft Legends launches with plenty of blocky multiplayer battle strategy

If you were to go back to the year 2000 and tell everyone that a game primarily made of boxes would absolutely dominate the...