oarpg

OARPG stands for “online action roleplaying game.”

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG benefits most from its IP?

We have certainly debated the downsides of basing MMOs on established intellectual properties, most namely the danger of having the license pulled and the...
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Massively OP Podcast Episode 218: A pretty darn good week

Justin and Bree discuss City of Heroes, Atlas Reactor, Peria Chronicles, Torchlight Frontiers, Caravan Stories, Villagers & Heroes, and Star Trek Online.

The Stream Team: Creating chaos in Path of Exile

Path of Exile's Synthesis League is trucking along, as is the Chaos Witch of Massively OP's MJ. She's never played with chaos before, and...

Torchlight’s alpha patch tomorrow is gonna be off the rails

Furbish up your Arc clients, folks: Torchlight Frontiers' alpha is gearing up for a big patch tomorrow, the star of which is surely...

1998’s Lineage finally adopts free-to-play in Korea

It's one of the oldest continually running graphical MMORPGs -- and also one of the last free-to-play holdouts in the industry. That last part...

The MOP Up: Population Zero throws a fashion show

You know how people advise you to "dress in layers" during inclement weather? And you think, "If I'm wearing pants, I'm doing well here,...

Global Chat: Can you play WoW Classic casually?

Over at Priest with a Cause, MMO blogger Shintar came up with a great question for those looking to play World of Warcraft's...

Grim Dawn previews Shattered Realm tweaks, old-school gear revamps in latest dev blog

It's been a few weeks since Grim Dawn's latest expansion, Forgotten Gods, hit the proverbial shelves, which of course means it's time for...

Not So Massively: First impressions from Pagan Online’s early access launch

Today, Wargaming's ARPG Pagan Online launches into early access on Steam. Just before this launch, the developers were kind enough to provide us...

Torchlight Frontiers’ new Railmaster is the most creative class MMOs have seen in years

CHOO CHOO all aboard the Torchlight Frontiers train. Yep, PWE this afternoon revealed a new class, the Railmaster. Now, I have no idea...

Path of Exile plans a melee system rework for June’s 3.7.0 expansion

One of the biggest endeavors in Path of Exile's recent Synthesis expansion was making massive rebalancing adjustments to the game's spells, and Grinding...

Path of Exile squishes some bugs, adds new cosmetics, and shows off player hideouts

It's a bundle of updates out of Path of Exile as the Synthesis League continues to roll on, so let's hop right in...

Lost Ark job postings hint at mobile version and upgraded engine

Want to get your hands on Lost Ark? So do we, but all we can do for the time being is sit on...

The Stream Team: A Path of Exile mega Memory Nexus map run

Massively OP's MJ has filled her Path of Exile Nexus Map queue with fragments, which means she needs to make many map runs to...

Diablo III’s Season 17 content hits the public test server

Considering the last Diablo III update's round of public testing reportedly went over so well, the devs have continued the trend with Patch...

Lawful Neutral: The future of MMO game design in a streaming gaming world

It’s been an interesting few weeks for gaming. We saw the announcement of Google’s game streaming service, Stadia, and then Apple’s subscribe-to-access game...

Wandering Wraeclast: A class guide to getting started in Path of Exile

Just because Path of Exile is more than five years old doesn't mean the influx of new players has dwindled. In fact, for...

Check out this 4K version of the original Diablo II intro cinematic made with AI

We're seeing quite a number of HD remasters in video games and retellings of classic movies, so perhaps it was only a matter of...

Torchlight Frontiers introduces Contracts in today’s alpha update

Today, Torchlight Frontiers is turning over a new leaf with its New Beginnings alpha update, which introduces the much-touted Contracts system and adds...

The Stream Team: WoW! A stream

WoW! is it really happening? Is Massively OP's MJ really going to stream The Game That Shall Not Be Mentioned? Do you doubt us?...

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