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WoW Factor: Guessing at the next World of Warcraft expansion announcement using math

Here's the genesis of this particular article: I saw speculation over on Blizzard Watch that we were about a year too early for...
Shoooooot

Destiny’s Sword rolls out its official site with a mission statement

We took a look at Destiny's Sword at this year's PAX East and found it to be an interesting project in the early...
It's gone.

Into the Super-Verse: The death of the City of Heroes community

Kingdom Come is a 1996 DC Comics miniseries by Mark Waid and Alex Ross. The central conceit of the story is that it...

PAX East 2019: Elder Scrolls Online Elsweyr makes playing the bad guy feel very good

During this year's PAX East, freelance games journalist Sam Prell - you might remember him from his time at Joystiq and GamesRadar -...

LOTRO announces Rohan housing while DDO is slated to get a 64-bit client

Lord of the Rings Online and Dungeons and Dragons Online players have plenty to look forward to in their near and far...
Zorch

PAX East 2019: Destiny’s Sword aims to take the ludonarrative into actual gameplay

They were called Failure Force, and they were the team that could never make a roll. My roommate, my wife, and myself were playing a...
Finding a handful of daunts.

PAX East 2019: Dauntless talks launching, version 1.0, and the Epic Store

The fine folks at Phoenix Labs aren't bringing Dauntless to Steam; instead, they're heading to the Epic Store as planned. We can all...
Kapwing!

PAX East 2019: Bless Unleashed really isn’t Bless Online (to its credit)

The folks behind Bless Unleashed are not just porting over Bless Online to the Xbox One. This is a refrain that Bandai Namco and...
Slightly less leashing than expected.

PAX East 2019: Bless Unleashed’s overview trailer actually looks good

Bless Unleashed has been rolling out class videos over the last couple of months, but now, Bandai Namco is dropping a more generalist...
SIR

PAX East 2019: Final Fantasy XIV and The Elder Scrolls Online show off for the convention

PAX East 2019 approaches, and it's got a rather eclectic collection of things on display, but that includes at least a couple of big...

Brad McQuaid’s Pantheon elaborates on its alpha timeline modifications

If you've been watching Visionary Realms' MMORPG Pantheon closely, you might be wondering about its development cadence, especially given its timeline shifts. Back at...

The MOP Up: FFXIV tickles the ivories

One of the best (of many) features in Final Fantasy XIV is its amazing soundtrack. And just when you think you've heard it...
This is the griffon.

Massively OP’s Weirdest MMORPG Stories of 2018: We interviewed a what?

Today we're continuing our countdown of Massively OP's weirdest MMORPG stories of 2018! Coming in at #3 on our list is that time Eliot interviewed a statue of a griffon while getting in digs on how bad PAX East is.

WOTC announces new esports initiative for Magic: The Gathering Arena

At tonight's Game Awards ceremony, Wizards of the Coast announced that it will be expanding the Magic: The Gathering competitive scene with a...
wuck the fhat

BlizzCon 2018: What the heck happened?

Every year, I cover BlizzCon for Massively Overpowered. This is not new information; you've all seen my liveblogs running every year for quite...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most important example of death spiral development in MMOs?

A couple of weeks ago, Justin reminded me of a Guild Wars 2 panel from many years back where ArenaNet addressed Charr armor clipping. "A...

Legends of Aria hopes to recruit newbies to test the game with free trial keys

It's Bring-a-Friend Week in Legends of Aria, but you're going to need a working email account. That's because Citadel Studios wants you...

Massively Overthinking: The case for rarity and randomness in MMO monetization

Last week, Guild Wars 2's Crystin Cox gave a monetization interview to Gamasutra during which she made one specific argument I wanted to...

Pantheon reveals its Ranger, Rogue, and Monk classes

This month's Pantheon newsletter is a doozy for folks eagerly awaiting the details of the game's classes. Visionary Realms has revealed three:...

The MOP Up: Diablo levels up in Heroes of the Storm (May 13, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

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