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WoW Factor: World of Warcraft is just coasting down the mountain

In November 1994, Marvel Comics launched a new comic book spin-off from the main X-Men series. Generation X, written by Scott Lobdell, was in...
And chill.

Overwatch 2 players question Season 3 balance, find an invincible statue, and beg for a Mei-killing homing grenade

Yes, we appreciate that headline is a melange of weird and disparate pieces of Overwatch 2 news, but some of these things are a...
Ogre, without layers

Design Mockument: In which we do not design World of Warcraft 2

Over the course of my professional writing career on this site and that site we used to run before AOL screwed us all over,...

PSA: Overwatch 2’s battlepass is confusing – make sure you understand what you’re buying

So here's an interesting tale of how a subtle change in an interface element can be deceptive, intentionally or otherwise. If you play Overwatch...

Overwatch 2 deploys Season 3 and considers arcade adjustments

The third season to Blizzard's popular Overwatch 2 deployed earlier this week with a number of hero balance changes and this weekend's Valentine's Day...

WoW Factor: Blizzard’s latest earnings report was mixed news for World of Warcraft

On one level, the most interesting thing that came out of the most recent earnings call for Activision-Blizzard was how much stuff the company...
That's silly. You're silly.

Overwatch 2 brings Season 3 on February 7th, complete with crossover collaborations

Welcome to Overwatch 2's season 3! What are you hoping to get out of it? If your answer to the question is "the PvE...

Activision-Blizzard Q4 2022: Blizzard revenues, MAUs spike thanks to WoW Dragonflight and Overwatch 2

Welcome back to our inevitable coverage of Activision-Blizzard's quarterly financials: Today's edition sums up Q4's results, comprising October, November, and December 2022. Let's break it...
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Overwatch 2’s director maps out the future without map pools and less map frequency

Hey there, Overwatch 2 player! Do you like map pools? No, you don't; basically no one did, and so they're being removed according to...

Overwatch 2 brings back Overwatch Credits for its third season

In last night's letter to the Overwatch 2 community, Blizzard took some time to evaluate how Season 2 of the team shooter went and...

The MOP Up: Meet Starfall, a new indie Minecraft MMO

So many amazing projects have been birthed from Minecraft over the past decade-plus, including fully formed games. One of the newer of these is...

Overwatch 2 devs address issues with ranked play, reward acquisition, and balance frequency

In an attempt to get ahead of several controversial topics in the Overwatch 2 meta, Blizzard posted a developer update to briefly address a...

Massively Overthinking: What were your three most-played MMOs in 2022?

Last year, we did a piece on what we expected our top three MMOs of 2022 to be. We'll do that again next week,...

Overwatch 2 revives three arcade brawls for Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year in Overwatch is not a new concept, largely because Overwatch itself is not a new concept, but 2023 will mark the...

Overwatch 2’s new free-for-all deathmatch Battle for Olympus has begun

Overwatch 2's first big release of 2023 launched last night, sending the intersection of multiplayer gaming and classical studies fans into a frenzy. There...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2023

As 2022 drew to a close, we spent our Massively Overthinking roundtables discussing our predictions for 2023 as well as our goals. Now, we're...

Overwatch 2’s limited-time Battle for Olympus game mode brings a clash of the gods in FFA deathmatch

The characters of Overwatch 2 are already regular humans with some god-like power and strength, but the Battle for Olympus game mode arriving on...

End-of-Year Eleven: The top MMOs to watch in 2023

You know how some people like to push this narrative that "MMOs are dying?" If that were actually true, then my job to round...

The best MassivelyOP community Daily Grinds of 2022

2022 marks the fifth year in a row we've done this roundup, but the Daily Grind has been a recurring mini-column here on MassivelyOP...
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Overwatch 2 breaks down its MMR and matchmaking systems while hinting at planned updates

A competitive shooter like Overwatch 2 lives and dies by a few different grinding gears, such as those that power player MMR and matchmaking,...