oarpg

OARPG stands for “online action roleplaying game.”

Not So Massively: Magic: Legends isn’t at all what I expected – it’s better

When we first got word of an MMO in the setting of Magic: The Gathering years ago, a Diablo-style ARPG probably isn't what...

The MOP Up: Funcom delays Moons of Madness’ console release

For those starving in the Secret Worlds Legends content wasteland of 2019, there was at least the single-player spin-off Moons of Madness to enjoy....

Hearthstone previews Galakrond’s Awakening adventures, Overwatch brings on the Year of the Rat event

It's time for Blizzard game news that doesn't involve WoW! No, I'm not writing about anything new from Diablo III. That'd just be silly....

Grim Dawn recounts last year’s updates and drops teases for future updates

The middle of January seems a bit late for a retrospective, but then again perhaps Grim Dawn is subscribing to the "better late...

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

Massively OP Podcast Episode 255: Girls, elementals, and other things that ruin MMOs

Justin and Bree discuss Magic Legends, Tarkov, World of Warcraft, Crowfall, Lost Ark, Elder Scrolls Online, and SWG Legends, with mailbag topics on how MMOs can avoid murderhobo gameplay and how to escape MMOs that suck you back in.

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...

Lost Ark Korea announces personal housing, genderlock removal, and battle royale as part of Season 2

The Korean version of Lost Ark is already gearing up for its next content in Season 2, and there sure is a...

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...

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...

Diablo III celebrates its anniversary with the return of the Darkening of Tristram event

I'm going to go out on a limb and say that those who are still happily playing Diablo III on the regular experienced...

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 Daily Grind: Which MMOs do you want to play in 2020?

There's nothing like a new year -- and a new decade! -- to encourage one to make grand plans that may or may not...

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