Black Desert delays planned June 1 Valencia launch

Daum has just announced that it's delaying Black Desert's Valencia update, which was originally scheduled for June 1st. Technical issues and security goals are...

Star Citizen’s Around on Verse on 2.4, animations, events, and shopping

Star Citizen's Around the Verse this week sees the return of Ben Lesnick just in time for the 2.4 patch to land on the...

Spiral Knights, Puzzle Pirates to be preserved by former devs’ new company

Fans of tiny older MMORPGs on the verge of extinction have cause for a bit of celebration this spring: A new patch to five-year-old...

Rule your own faction in ArcheAge’s Ascension

Think you can rule better than the the leaders of ArcheAge's NPC factions? Or maybe you just want to wear spiffy new clothes and raise...

EVE Evolved: CCP Games on the future of EVE Online’s PvE

It's no secret that EVE Online has always been a primarily PvP-focused game, with thousands of players smashing fleets of ships together on a daily basis....

Ultima Online tests invasion quest, teases future content

It's May, so that means it's time to start planning for Halloween, right? Well, maybe if you're Ultima Online. In the game's latest newsletter,...
How are you this way.

Rumor: Wizard101 and Pirate101 developer KingsIsle hit by layoffs [Confirmed]

Industry vets on Twitter have begun sending condolences to KingsIsle employees allegedly hit with "mass" or "massive" layoffs today. KingsIsle is the studio behind...
Get pirated.

ArcheAge’s new event is all about shipping (and plundering) trade packs

We want to make something clear: The new ArcheAge event which starts tomorrow, May 13th, and runs through May 16th is not specifically about...
Star Citizen

How you dress in Star Citizen affects the galaxy around you

Cloud Imperium's Adam Weiser and Omar Aweidah have the bridge of this week's Star Citizen 10 for the Developers episode as they answer... 10...

The MOP Up: Setting a VR world record (May 8, 2016)

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...

Black Desert’s second Mediah update brings new pirate events, cash shop buyables

Mediah part two launches in Black Desert today, bringing with it several class fixes, monster adjustments, the temporary removal of specific North American channels,...

EVE Evolved: Fixing EVE’s New Player Experience (again)

It's become almost a running joke in the comments of articles that EVE Online is a great game to read about but not nearly...

Global Chat: What can MMORPG devs do to foster community?

One of the neat aspects of the MMO blogosphere is how writers will often interact and collaborate with each other. Recently, four bloggers ganged...

EVE Fanfest 2016: Andie Nordgren on EVE Online’s Citadel expansion launch and beyond

EVE Online's highly anticipated Citadel expansion has now launched, adding a whole new class of player-built structures to the game for corporations to build...

EVE Fanfest 2016: Industrial citadels and drilling platforms in EVE Online

EVE Online's Citadel expansion goes live in just a few days on April 27th, opening the floodgates on a new era of space colonisation for players....

Worlds Adrift walks down the fashion runway

Cosmetics are serious business, people. And lest you think we're joking, we really are not: Players obviously care deeply about how their characters look...

Pirate101 gives away free hats while Wizard101 introduces daily assignments

Let's check in with KingsIsle's 101 universe today, shall we? Stating in Pirate101, the swashbuckling game is giving away free "Helms of Ultimate Protection" for...

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs with huge class rosters

After talking with Mark Jacobs the other week about the difficulty of balancing Camelot Unchained's 30 classes, it got my mind thinking of MMOs...

Black Desert Korea promises playable dark elves, ocean content

We got much more out of last week's Daum interviews and press conferences than major release dates for the next class pairs and Awakening/Valencia...

Sandbox Ascent: The Space Game’s new patch adds co-op combat, overhauled UI

Indie space sandbox MMORPG Ascent: The Space Game scored a "massive" update yesterday, so big the studio has nicknamed it the HyperMegaUltra update. "So...