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Chronicles of Elyria will let players choose their game worlds in upcoming map voting

It's virtually every MMO player's dream to be able to shape the worlds they inhabit, but Soulbound Studios is allowing backers of its...

Sea of Thieves’ new cargo run mission system is live

Sea of Thieves has just pushed live the latest patch to Forsaken Shores, and this one is all about people who love to...

Leaderboard: Are you buying a BlizzCon virtual ticket this year, and is WoW Classic the reason?

Oof, some people really, really do not like jokes about BlizzCon, as I found out Sunday when my throwaway headline about paying Blizzard...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Deep-diving Guild Wars 2’s A Star to Guide Us, part one

Season 4 of Guild Wars 2 Living World has been a solid addition to the episodic narrative that drives the game's content development in...

The Stream Team: Flirting with SWTOR Iokath cliffhangers

Massively OP's Larry and MJ saw how much you viewers loved SWTOR cliffhangers, so they ended on another one last time (it...

Absolver’s free-to-play Downfall expansion is due out September 25

Absolver was one of last year's bigger stories, with its slick multiplayer combat style, but as we reported last month, its high player...

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,...

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...

TERA is merging its PC servers too – here’s how it’s all going down in September

Last month, En Masse dropped its console servers for TERA from 22 down to 7. Now, the company is planning a similar...

Leaderboard: Does an MMORPG’s publisher factor into whether you’ll play it?

I was genuinely surprised to see so many people flip out over August's reveal that Ashes of Creation will be using My.com as...
You will lose here.

Perfect Ten: MMOs with the most needlessly obtuse stats

One of my favorite reviewers of tabletop RPGs at one point opined that percentile systems were one of the best tabletop mechanics possible, simply...

Shroud of the Avatar teases Polynesian cosmetics, example player-built dungeons

Does Polynesian stuff make sense in Shroud of the Avatar? At this rate, may as well! The game's latest newsletter shows off...
That which is not dead is Diablo III.

Massively Overthinking: Would you want to play a League of Legends or Diablo MMORPG?

Over the last couple of weeks, we've had some tantalizing rumors and teases that both Riot Games and Blizzard are building something new: Riot's...

Leaderboard: Must MMORPGs revolve around grouping to be MMORPGs?

It would be easy to dismiss Saga of Lucimia's pervasive "group-based or go home" ideas as mere rhetoric, but the reality is,...

Hands-on with mobile Old School Runescape, plus a chat with the Jagex devs

I experienced a couple firsts recently that you may not have expected from me, and they can both be summed up in two words:...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever had an MMORPG-related dream?

A real dream, not just a dream to top the raid leaderboard. MOP reader CamelotCrusade submitted today's whimsical Daily Grind topic. "The other night I...

The MOP Up: PlanetSide 2 throws a summer rager (August 5, 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...

Chronicles of Elyria gets players to shape the world through a plague

Chronicles of Elyria's biggest community event yet looks to change the very face of this developing MMO -- but there's a good chance...

Worlds Adrift announces its first player council, says the playerbase will pick the next round

Longtime MMORPG fans will know that the concept of player councils and senates, liaisons between the playerbase and the developers, have long been a...

Perfect Ten: The best expansions for specific MMOs

Looking over the past two decades or so, MMORPGs have grown by leaps and bounds with regular releases, events, and (of course) expansion...

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