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Tracing the lineage of the modern MMORPG

Do you ever wonder where the MMORPG was born? If you said, "The internet, duh," you're technically correct but also a huge smartass. But...

Blade & Soul Korea teases a new archer class arriving in June

As much fun as magical gun-fu can be with the Blade & Soul Gunslinger, sometimes you want to go back to basics....

MMO Blood Rites makes its way to Western shores (again)

If your MMORPG diet is hankering for another free-to-play import set in a fantasy setting, then you're in luck: Blood Rites has arrived in...

Surprise! Chat Wars is apparently still a thing

I suspect when you saw the title of Chat Wars, you responded with either a wave of nostalgia or a headtilt of confusion. Turns...

Introducing AxE: Alliance vs Empire, Nexon’s next mobile MMO coming west

It used to be that the idea of playing an MMO on a phone was a pretty farfetched idea. Not so much anymore: Mobile...

Watch our New World hands-on session

Have you ever wished you could look over the shoulder of someone as he or she playtested a game at a press event? This...

Sandbox sci-fi MMO Rebel Horizons resurfaces with new videos

It's been a little while since we heard anything from Rebel Horizons, the self-billed "interplanetary sandbox MMORPG" from Entrada Interactive, but it...

Sci-fi MMORPG Project C announced with Thief and Half-Life 2 devs at the helm

Let us make an already interesting MMO news day a bit more so, shall we? How about the introduction of a brand-new, full-fledged MMORPG...

EVE Vegas 2017: CCP announces new EVE-based mobile MMO Project Aurora

At the opening presentations of EVE Vegas 2017, CCP Games announced that it has teamed up with mobile developer PlayRaven to produce...
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The Daily Grind: Are e-sports worth the effort for MMO developers?

I spend a lot of time thinking about e-sports. This is, of course, through the eyes of someone who doesn't much like e-sports as...

Why Undead Labs abandoned the State of Decay MMO

For a good while, the MMO community was following Undead Labs in the hopes of seeing its Class4 project come to fruition...

Grav takes steps to join the MMO club

What happens when you take a survival sandbox and start linking together all of its servers? You might actually end up with something that...

Meridian 59 creator says that MMOs are everywhere in disguise

Have you felt despondent at the apparent decline of the production of new, bold MMOs? According to Meridian 59 creator Brian "Psychochild"...

E3 2016: Sea of Thieves is much more than pirate ship PvP (and might just be an MMO)

It's been awhile since I've been excited for a Rare game, but pirate-themed, multiplayer sailing-and-swashbuckling game Sea of Thieves took hold of me just based on...

The MOP Up: Fishing Planet will rule all

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...

Massively Overthinking: On the popularity of the MMORPG genre

This week's Massively Overthinking comes from Kickstarter donor Syllable, who wonders, "Why do you think MMOs are not as popular as they were few years...
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Leaderboard: How many concurrent players must a title support to be called an MMO?

I've been playing a lot of GTA Online here lately, and while the recently released PC version ups the multiplayer ante over its...

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