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.

Trion: Devilian has ‘all the features of your dream ARPG’

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Now that Trion's newest MMO import is no longer cloaked in secrecy, the Devilian team is excited to get out there and talk about...

Leaderboard: What’s your favorite online action RPG?

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Online action RPGs aren't really MMOs per se, but Massively has been covering them for quite a while anyway. I've only played one of...

Global Chat: Are fellowship maneuvers due for a comeback?

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Lord of the Rings Online hasn't been en vogue in MMO circles recently, but that doesn't mean that the game and its systems are...

Path of Exile: The Awakening launches on July 10, here’s a trailer

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Path of Exile's Awakening expansion will officially release on July 10th. Grinding Gear will continue PoE's storyline into Act IV with the new update....

Trion welcomes action-RPG Devilian into its fold

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After a cryptic teaser site posted last week, Trion Worlds is finally ready to make its big announcement: The studio will be publishing Korean...

Not So Massively: Rust randomises penis size; Splatoon sells a million units

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Nintendo's recently released Wii U shooter Splatoon sold over a million units worldwide in its first month, becoming one of the console's most popular...

Marvel Heroes’ Big 10 event returns with free Iron Man team-up

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Marvel Heroes' second anniversary month is going out with a bang. After three weeks of cow invasions, free heroes, and escalating XP bonuses, Gazillion...

Marvel Heroics: How to get the most for free in Marvel Heroes

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One of the questions that I received after my debut Marvel Heroes column was, "Can you explain how to play this game for free?"...

Massively OP Podcast: Episode 19

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Justin and MJ discuss Marvel Heroes, The Secret World, Ark: Survival Evolved, ArcheAge, and tons of news from E3 on Guild Wars 2's expansion, FFXIV's Heavensward, SWTOR's expansion, Shroud of the Avatar, Torchlight Mobile, and more.
Actually entirely precedented.

Lineage Eternal begins testing with a focus group

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After a couple years of development, it's easy to feel that we're no closer to Lineage Eternal actually launching. But that's not true; NCsoft...

The Stream Team: Bring on Marvel Heroes’ Cowpacolypse!

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We know what you are thinking: What's a Marvel Heroes anniversary celebration without cows? Lots of cows. Thankfully, you don't have to find out!...

Not So Massively: All the online gaming news from E3 2015

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It's been a big week for online gaming, with several high-profile reveals and announcements made at E3 2015. The latest version of MOBA-esque space...

Path of Exile: The Awakening eyes July 10 release

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Path of Exile's next big content update, The Awakening, is coming soon... but how soon? The team said that it's getting close to nailing...
Let's go into a room with danger.

Brevik’s Cow King will be dropping rewards in Marvel Heroes today

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How would you like to play Diablo with David Brevik? Well... you can't! You might be able to do the next best thing, though,...

The Daily Grind: Would you play a Marvel Heroes clone?

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It seems like at least half of the Massively Overpowered staff is obsessed with Marvel Heroes. I've played it a fair amount too, and...

Massively OP Podcast: Episode 18

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Justin and Bree discuss Marvel Heroes, WildStar, Elder Scrolls Online's console launch, SWTOR's new expansion, WoW's flight fiasco, Cabal II, failed Kickstarters, plus mailbag questions on gratuitous complexity and Turbine's future.
Up, up, up!

Path of Exile wipes beta progress with latest patch

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Beta testing for Path of Exile's next major update, The Awakening, is going about as well as testing ever does. The newest patch for...

Not So Massively: Dota 2 plans a reboot, League of Legends nerfs Ekko

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Valve revealed plans to reboot Dota 2 in the near future with its Dota 2 Reborn project, which moves the game over to a...

An exclusive chat with Path of Exile’s Chris Wilson

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Massively: We're here with Path of Exile Producer Chris Wilson to talk about the state and future of this ARPG. Thanks for joining us...

The Stream Team: A Dr. Doom dash to level 60 in Marvel Heroes

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With so many fun heroes to play in Marvel Heroes, it's no wonder Massively OP's MJ doesn't have many at max level. But today...

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