Palia expands its open beta to Steam today alongside Temple of the Roots and flora update

If you have been waiting for cozy mini-MMO Palia to come to Steam - as I have - then your wait is over today,...

Palia is expanding its flowers, trees, and plants system with its next patch

As we lumber on toward Palia's Steam early access beta launch next week, Singularity 6 has a few more surprises in store, and no,...

Palia has racked up 3 million players since hitting open beta last summer

It's not every day that we get cold hard numbers from a games studio, but Singularity 6 is providing a very large one today:...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 460: The crafting episode!

Justin and Bree focus discuss all things crafting in MMORPGs in this theme show: our personal experiences with crafting, the real purpose of crafting, MMOs that did things differently, the impact of survival games, craft gating, missing crafts, the future of MMO crafting, and much more.

Palia embraces the steampunk life with this past week’s patch

Do you have dreams of turning your abode into a steampunk paradise? While your loved ones may reject your grand vision in real life,...

The Daily Grind: Is gliding a good compromise to flying in MMOs?

By now, we all know the pros and cons of inserting flying into MMORPGs. Such systems can offer unparalleled freedom and be a great...

Cozy multiplayer sandbox Palia heads to Steam early access on March 25

If you've been watching Palia's journey through F2P open beta early access and wished you could just play the game through Steam instead of...

Not So Massively: Lightyear Frontier is a charming blend of survivalbox and life sim

Like many people, I spent a lot of last week downloading and trying demos on Steam's Next Fest. There was one I almost didn't...

Palia’s lunar new year event is live alongside the return of Maji Market festivities

As promised, Palia's Maji Market returned last night, this time to celebrate lunar new year - or Luna New Year, as the cozy mini-MMO...
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The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best fishing system?

Fishing absolutely mystifies me. Oh, in real life, I get it: It's a way to be completely lazy, drink beer, and still catch your...

Palia’s Luna New Year event arrives January 30 ahead of the lunar new year itself

You probably already knew this was coming as it was teased in Singularity 6's roadmap, but today, Palia has announced that its Luna New...

Palia will reduce its beta release cadence – but not its content quantity – in 2024

Singularity 6 is apparently back from holidays and ready with some downer news for Palia. The studio's dev update essentially begins by admitting to...

The Daily Grind: What MMOs are you no longer anticipating at the top of 2024?

I feel a bit bad about my picks for today's Daily Grind, as their inclusion here isn't so much that I don't want the...

Massively Overthinking: The 2023 MMO trainwrecks (almost) nobody noticed

This might be one of the most important Massively Overthinkings we do all year, and it's a pretty salty one. We always come away...

One Shots: A beacon for a new year

Welcome to 2024 everyone! Please put your carry-ons safely underneath your seats, secure your kobold companions, and don't hesitate to light a big ball...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2024

For our first Massively Overthinking of the year, we're drawing a hard line between what we think will happen, what we mean to make...

Progress Bar: Another go-round with cozy ‘MMO’ Palia, this time on the Switch

I'm not much of a console player in general. The controller has always felt limiting to me, especially when compared with the precision of...

The 2023 One Shots Awards: The best MMO screenshots of the year

It doesn't feel quite right to end the year without making sure that everything's in order -- and part of that definitely includes returning...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO resolutions for 2024

Stop right there. I know you're about to object and say that you don't do resolutions, let alone MMO resolutions. That's fine. A lot...

The Stream Team: Backseat Streaming decks the Palia halls

In an era of armchair warriors, we bring you Backseat Streamers! Here, Massively OP’s Chris and MJ get to take a backseat and watch...