mmoarpg

MMOARPG stands for “massively multiplayer online action roleplaying game.” It can be contrasted with an OARPG, which makes little attempt at being “massive” in a way that MMORPG players would accept.

Path of Exile’s community fiercely debates what to do about trading

It was a quiet morning. Quiet, that is, until one Path of Exile player posted a lengthy criticism of the game's trading...

Path of Exile lays out development plans for its next four expansions, 4.0.0, and mobile

This year looks to be a loaded one for Grinding Gear Games and Path of Exile fans. The devs have offered up

The Stream Team: Path of Exile’s Rangers are really fun

How did she not see this before? Massively OP's MJ has discovered that Rangers in Path of Exile are really fun. In fact, her...

Path of Exile shows off another collection of swanky player-made Hideouts and posts 3.9.2 patch notes

Home is where you Hideout in Path of Exile, and like any other system where players can build their own houses, some are...

Magic Legends shows off 10 minutes of the fiery Geomancer

As Magic Legends fans come to terms with the fact that this upcoming title is really Magic: The Diabloing, Cryptic continues its...

Cryptic’s Magic: Legends is an isometric RPG and not an MMORPG because of earth elemental butt

Yesterday, we got our first look at the gameplay in Cryptic's upcoming Magic: Legends MMO, and, well, it didn't go over that...

Perfect Ten: Upcoming MMOs to watch in 2020

There is a great feeling of flipping a calendar over to a fresh year, isn't there? All that promise and potential spread out in...

Path of Exile offers a list of hotfix changes and promises a large patch soon

A patch for 3.9.2 of Path of Exile is on the way, but not before there's a hotfix that fixes a few...

Not So Massively: Lessons Torchlight Frontiers can take from its predecessors

Torchlight Frontiers is a game I've gradually been developing some genuine hype for - as has our team here at MOP, in light...

The MOP Up: AdventureQuest 3D’s studio is up 1.8 million new players

We've seen a lot of New Year speeches given by MMO studios over the past week, including Artix Entertainment's rallying cry for AdventureQuest...

Into the Super-verse: What superhero MMOs offer that other games don’t

When I was in high school, the Console Wars were heating up between SEGA and Nintendo. I'm afraid to report that many of my...
Hold your breath and count to ten, fall apart, start again.

Leaderboard: Are you onboard with the online gaming industry’s new take on sequels?

Overwatch 2 and Path of Exile 2 being announced in such close proximity, plus rumors of an Anthem reboot in the...
Big time.

Perfect Ten: The best MMO updates and expansions of 2019

The down side of doing these columns at the end of the year every year is that there's a certain challenge of writing the...

The Stream Team: Metamorph means many more monsters in Path of Exiles

Just call her Dr. Frankenstein. Massively OP's MJ is enjoying making monsters in Path of Exiles' Metamorph league. Maybe that's just because she loves...

Path of Exile begins sharing panels from ExileCon and shows off Polaris Mystery Box concept art

It's all about the developers of Path of Exile, whether it's showcasing some concept art drawn up for the game's recent mystery box...

Steam’s top sellers of 2019 include several MMORPGs and MMOs

Steam's top sellers list for 2019 is out, and sitting prominently among the big money makers for the digital storefront are a number...

Global Chat: The best action RPGs ever

Have you found yourself with some extra time this holiday season and not enough things to click, loot, and wear? Sounds like you need...

Path of Exile outlines update plans to the Metamorph League for the rest of December

I'm going to be honest, I was half expecting another novella out of Grinding Gear Games when the devs shared a link to their...

Not So Massively: A wishlist for MMO-adjacent online games in 2020

With the year drawing to a close, my thoughts turn ahead to 2020 and what new gaming experiences it may bring. I am an...
Word of the day calendar.

Path of Exile outlines the issues being addressed for Conquerors of the Atlas

Well, Path of Exile players, it's been five days since the launch of the latest expansion, which means that you can officially declare that...

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