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Massively Uplifting: Saving lives and wildlife, studios and gamers start 2020 with compassion and charity

A new year has begun, and many folks are looking ahead to a better 2020. And who might be making it better? Gamers! Many...
Minnesota is hard done by here.

Guild Wars 2 just gave the most far-reaching core content preview we’ve seen in ages

ArenaNet heard you wanted more communication, and now, that's exactly what you're getting. Guild Wars 2's new-ish Content Design Lead, Andrew Gray, has chimed...
No belts

Final Fantasy XIV outlines its panel and booth presence for PAX East 2020

It looks like PAX East 2020 will not be one of the biggest focal points for Final Fantasy XIV news; it will be happening shortly...
Like a boss.

The Final Fantasy XI fan gathering is actually happening on February 27

It almost seemed like the rumor of a fan gathering for Final Fantasy XI was too good to be true for fans of the game....
Friends now.

Vague Patch Notes: A look behind the magic at Massively Overpowered

Here we are on another Thanksgiving holiday, and as with every year, one of the big things I'm thankful for is that I've now...

PAX West 2019: Examining mental health and community in upcoming MMO Destiny’s Sword

Eager players packed the Washington State Convention Center at this year's PAX West, each greeted with games ranging from high-profile triple-A titles to more...
We're actual size, but it seems much bigger to see.

WoW Factor: Why do people remember classic WoW being so much harder than it actually was?

As much as there's a moment of schadenfreude in the people compiling lists specifying that no, World of Warcraft: Classic being classic is not...
Binding, binding.

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 a World...

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 stages of...
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 takes...

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 - took...

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 future, especially...

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 speculate about...

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 Neowiz have...
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 trailer...

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 PAX...

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 all,...
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.