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Pirates of the Burning Sea’s new owners aim to revitalize the game after rescuing it from certain doom

City of Heroes' resurrection and preservation efforts are big news this month, but we've covered similar stories about playerbases rescuing video games from...

Massively OP’s 2018 Blooper Awards: Best feel-good moment for the MMO genre

Massively OP's not-so-serious end-of-the-year awards continue today with our blooper award for best feel-good moment for the MMO genre. And the winner is...

Massively Overthinking: The sunsetted MMOs we never played

I've been thinking a lot about MMO sunsets lately, thanks to WildStar, Pirates of the Burning Sea, and even that ridiculous
Above, you'll see the once-ominous portal...

Massively OP Podcast episode 189: Time traveling to 2004

Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic, WildStar, Pirates of the Burning Sea, Maplestory 2, Age of Conan, Fallout 76, Guild Wars 2, Star Wars Galaxies, and Trove, with mailbag questions on SWTOR, starting as a true newbie in WoW, and power imbalances in MMOs.

Pirates of the Burning Sea gains another month of life thanks to community and dev efforts

Ever since Portalus announced it'd be shutting down eight-year-old sailing MMORPG Pirates of the Burning Sea, we've found ourselves instead covering efforts to...

Players are apparently trying to save Pirates of the Burning Sea, so Portalus delayed its sunset

Earlier this month, we delivered the sad news that Portalus Games' Pirates of the Burning Sea was due to sunset at the...

Pirates of the Burning Sea is closing down, but the community might be able to save it

Bad news, but maybe also a tiny bit of good news too, for Pirates of the Burning Sea: Over the weekend, Portalus Games...

NetEase’s Age of Exploration MMO Ocean Legend sets sail for mobile

Multiple new-to-us games calling themselves MMORPGs seem to land on mobile devices every week these days. On our radar today is Ocean Legend. Live...

Whatever happened to Pirates of the Burning Sea, Pirates of the Caribbean Online, and Puzzle Pirates?

Ever pause during your day and find yourself wondering, “Whatever happened to that game?” With hundreds upon hundreds of online titles these days, it’s surprisingly...

Battle Bards Episode 99: Tropical resort

The Battle Bards are on vacation at a tropical beach paradise! In the team’s 99th episode, they examine beach, resort, and island music cues...

Perfect Ten: MMORPGs with vehicle avatars

When you take a step back and look at the broad MMO genre, you see some common threads that run through most games. One...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best piratey MMO?

Arrr, today be a good day to walk the plank o' public opinion and ask ye which is the best piratey MMORPG! We'll leave the...

Jukebox Heroes: Six forgettable MMOs with unforgettable soundtracks

I have often thought it grossly unfair that a video game soundtrack is linked, for better and for worse, with the popularity of the...

Perfect Ten: MMOs you forgot existed (but are still running)

No MMO can be in the spotlight eternally. Even some of the biggest names out there -- your World of Warcrafts, your

Champions Online leaves Cryptic North for Cryptic Studios

Big (but not bad) news for Champions Online: The superhero title is relocating along with its team back to its original development...

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