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.


Mad World’s NPCs will no longer be silent in the next alpha build thanks to new voiceover

If you've been in the previous alpha tests for the grimdark MMOARPG Mad World, you've probably noticed that not many of the game's NPCs...
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Path of Exile pushes out balance update, pay-to-swole cosmetics

I'm gonna be honest: I thought Path of Exile's tweet about switching from pay-to-glow to pay-to-swole was just a joke. But it turns out...

The Stream Team: Procuring the problem pets of Path of Exile’s Sentinel

After learning about the interesting mechanics of the pets that like the mobs more than players, Massively OP's MJ has been looking forward to...
A whole lot of flashing lights at each other!

Path of Exile tunes down Sentinel’s Archnemesis mods, promises to further tweak the system’s difficulty

Path of Exile's new Sentinel update has apparently arrived with a bit of a numerical overtuning by the devs' own admission. Just a day...

Lost Ark admits it’s been ‘fighting a war against bots’ since launch, banning millions of accounts

Have you spotted a bot or two in Lost Ark over the past few months? If so, you're definitely not alone. Amazon admitted on...

You can begin patching for Path of Exile’s Sentinel launch… now [Update: It’s live!]

Happy Sentinel day! Grinding Gear Games is rolling out Path of Exile's Sentinel expansion and league today as planned, so we hope you've got...

Lost Ark KR’s director is reportedly stepping down because of health concerns

According to myriad unofficial reports from fans across Lost Ark's official forums and subreddit, the director for the Korean version of the game, Keum...

Wandering Wraeclast: Path of Exile’s Sentinel update enhances endgame with new passives and mob modifiers

Earlier this afternoon, Grinding Gear Games announced Path of Exile's foray into in-game "pets" (with a twist!) coming with the new Sentinel league that...

Wandering Wraeclast: Pets pounce into Path of Exile’s new Sentinel league

Two things I absolutely love in games are housing and pets. And having both just makes a game better! Path of Exile already has...

Lost Ark KR gets new continent and new abyss dungeon on April 27

For those who follow the content updates of the Korean version of Lost Ark in order to keep abreast of what's eventually headed to...

Blizzard explains why – and how – it’s porting Diablo Immortal to PC

Earlier today, Blizzard attempt to offset Activision-Blizzard's dismal quarterly financials with the news that Diablo Immortal is launching in June - and on PC...

Path of Exile’s new patch brings a beta version of its DirectX 12 renderer and another round of fixes

It's time to test the visual limits of Path of Exile as the multiplayer ARPG's newest patch has introduced the beta version of the...

MMOARPG Diablo Immortal launches June 2 – the same day its PC open beta begins

Buried in this morning's frankly disastrous Activision-Blizzard quarterly financial report is some actual good news for gamers (and Blizzard itself, which could use a...

Mad World updates its website with more details of game features and shares alpha 6.0 patch notes

If you've been curious about the MMOARPG Mad World but otherwise have been missing out on the game's previous alpha tests, then we've got...
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Path of Exile’s 3.18 expansion gets some initial content details and a release date of May 13

Players of Path of Exile have a date to mark on their calendars: Friday, May 13th. That's when the 3.18 expansion will go live,...

Interview: Lost Ark’s regional parity, genderlocking, and the Amazon-Smilegate collaboration

A few days before the western release of Lost Ark, we posed questions to the Amazon Games team, and franchise lead Soomin Park was...

Lost Ark promises a two-month roadmap soon, acknowledges ongoing issues

Amazon has its hands full with Lost Ark these days, not only dealing with a myriad of post-launch issues on its plate but trying...

Lost Ark’s new patch addresses Proving Grounds MMR and other PvP issues

No, it's not a balance patch of any kind, but the latest patch for Lost Ark does have a PvP focus all the same,...

Path of Exile adds in controller support with its latest patch

Isn't anything you use to control a video game a controller, really? Doesn't that make your mouse and keyboard a controller? It's controlling the game, after all....

NCsoft is reimagining Lineage Eternal as Throne and Liberty with a new IP and look

Don't look now, but NCsoft is pivoting hard away from the Lineage brand: It's just reintroduced Lineage III aka Lineage Eternal aka Project The...