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Astellia confirms it’ll be buy-to-play in the west, won’t be a ‘smash-and-grab’

At PAX South this weekend, Astellia reps did indeed sit for a panel on the game as promised - a panel hosted,...

Pantheon maps out 2019, promising new website, Faerthale development, and more

Brad McQuaid's Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen is kicking off 2019 with a new edition of its newsletter that recaps 2018 - including...

Interview: Astellia’s western team on pay-to-win, themeparks, and dodging early access and battle royale

Yesterday we covered the news that South Korean born MMORPG Astellia is heading westward in 2019, with its holy trinity classes, solid PvE...

South Korean MMO Astellia is coming westward in 2019, vows to steer clear of P2W

It's official: Astellia is launching in the west this year. "Let the Stars Guide You this Summer 2019," the official site says. As...
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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...

Ashes of Creation Apocalypse, the MMORPG’s battle royale mode, launches December 18

Over the course of the fall, Ashes of Creation developer Intrepid Studios has been testing a battle royale mode component for the...
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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...
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Check out the Fallout 76 live-action trailer from the sportsball game as Pete Hines talks MTX

If you're not into fall football, you likely missed Bethsoft's big reveal: a live-action Fallout 76 trailer shown during the Saints vs. Vikings...

Tamriel Infinium: First impressions of Elder Scrolls Online’s Murkmire from the PTS

As I said at the time of my ESO PAX experience, "I got to spend maybe 15 minutes in Murkmire while in...

ZeniMax outlines everything coming in Elder Scrolls Online’s Murkmire DLC

Murkmire cometh to The Elder Scrolls Online, and ZeniMax has a preview of the DLC up today to entice players into the...
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Survival MMO Rend patches in reputation tweaks, smarter mobs, and jump nerfs

Patch 4.1 descends on Rend today when the servers return from maintenance, and it's a bit of a hodge-podge of tweaks and fixes....

PAX West 2018: The PWE gauntlet of Neverwinter and Torchlight

If you had told me five years ago that Perfect World Entertainment would not only own but make many of the games that...

Massively Overthinking: Massively OP’s PAX West 2018 awards and poll

Most of this year's PAX West content is finally finished, and while we're about to give MOP reporter Larry Everett a much-needed breather,...

PAX West 2018: Every mobile game should play like Elder Scrolls Blades

I don't usually report on mobile games, but I do play quite a few of them. Star Wars: Galaxy of Heroes, Mario Run, and...

PAX West 2018: How to win and lose at Dauntless

People actually lined up for Dauntless at PAX West 2018. I don't know if it was the placement of the booth, if...

The Soapbox: I have a bad feeling about Anthem

As I watched Nick Tarabay stand on stage hype up the audience in the Main Theater for PAX West 2018, I thought...

PAX West 2018: First impressions of PWE’s Remnant From the Ashes

Traditionally, massively multiplayer games do not have a large presence on the expo floor for PAX, but many studios had large booths with loud...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 185: PAX West crud

Larry, Justin, and Bree talk PAX West, Elder Scrolls Online, Rend, Dauntless, Torchlight Frontiers, Blades, Neverwinter, Anthem, Star Citizen, Runes of Magic, Wizard101, FFXIV, PlanetSide 2, SWTOR, WoW, and Star Wars Galaxies, with a mailbag email on how MMOs can facilitate roleplaying.

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