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Some Assembly Required: Will Starbase’s focus on minutiae be too much of a good thing?

Recently, Massively Overthinking explored chores in sandboxes and MMOs that can feel like jobs. I may not have answered that then, but boy am...

Perfect Ten: MMOs for puzzle lovers

Ever find yourself complaining that all of the PvE content in your MMO is nothing but shooting something in the face or chopping down...

Roblox grows to 90 million players, does a crossover with WWE for some reason

Sporting a player population that Fortnite and League of Legends could only dream of attaining, global game platform Roblox announced that it has reached...

One Shots: CatDog, CatDog

The second I saw Hirku's picture of his Warframe pet, the lyrics of Nickelodeon's CatDog came to mind: One fine day with a woof...

The Survivalist: When survival sandboxes are more MMO than actual MMORPGs

Ever since Life is Feudal announced at the end of last month its dedication to developing a deep roleplay-focused server, I haven't been able...

Leaderboard: How worried are you for PlanetSide Arena and Daybreak right now?

Daybreak's Friday-night revelation that it is delaying PlanetSide Arena to summer made me worried. Actually, the revelation that the company would be refunding everyone...

EverQuesting: Can Daybreak make it through 2019?

Those who've been long-time followers of Massively OP's long-running EverQuesting column might have noticed a distinct lack of new year hopes and predictions articles...

Leaderboard: What’s the most vulnerable Daybreak MMO in 2019?

Way back in 2015, not long after the SOE game purge and Daybreak transition that laid off a huge number of developers, we began...
I want a milky way.

WoW Factor: World of Warcraft’s most underused zones in Classic

No, I'm still not done with thinking about the game's zones and how they relate to Classic. Because while I've already covered the zones...
Yarr, cut out all carbs, got much lighter.

Global Chat: How do we fight early access disasters?

With the year in MMOs ending on a sour note due to the botched rollouts of both Fallout 76 and Atlas, blogger Endgame Variable...

EverQuesting: Why I’m hesitant to jump on Daybreak’s lifetime membership deal bandwagon

Well there's something I wasn't expecting, and I admit it: I am not really sure what to think about it. Daybreak just jumped on...

Elite Dangerous’ Beyond – Chapter Four is live today with exploration, background sim, and guilds

The fourth chapter of Elite Dangerous' Beyond campaign is live today, and if it seems as if we've been covering it forever, that's only...

Legends of Aria AMA covers sandbox endgame, difficulty, balancing, and future content

Yesterday, devs from Citadel Studios zipped over to Reddit for an AMA all about Legends of Aria, which MMO players will recall just recently hit early access off-steam. Studio boss Derek "Supreem" Brinkmann and lead game designer Jeffrey "Miphon" Edwards sat for questions from the MMORPG sub. While the AMA continues today, here are some of the notable answers posted yesterday:

Previewing Dual Universe’s bigger, better alpha experience – including crafting

Every time I see and learn more about Dual Universe, I have that feeling that this may be The One. The one I have...

Legends of Aria is open to all gamers to test freely this weekend

If you're struggling to find something new and MMOsy to play this holiday, maybe give Legends of Aria a go. The classic-inspired MMORPG formerly...

One Shots: Pumpkins Online

I know and you know that MMO developers love Halloween perhaps more than their own flesh-and-blood children. And as much as I enjoy how...
Pack it in.

Legends of Aria plans Steam early access launch on December 4, preorders are live

Legends of Aria is headed to Steam early access, Citadel Studios announced this morning. The launch is set for December 4th. Preorders are live...
It's clear now.

Perfect Ten: Failed MMOs that could have succeeded with more love

Hindsight is 20/20. Unless you're blind in one eye from nostalgia, in which case hindsight is 0/20. In any case, you understand that it's...

One Shots: The Sunset Club

WildStar is about to be inducted into the worst club there is in the gaming world -- the club whose only requirements is that...

Elite Dangerous outlines scaled-back Beyond content, teases big changes for 2019

If you were one of the players grumbling over the smallish size of Elite Dangerous' latest update, first of all, you weren't alone. But...