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Modders declare petition victory as ARK Survival Ascended team lifts server hosting exclusivity restrictions

Remember when ARK developer Studio Wildcard announced a seven-year partnership with Nitrado for private server rental for the just-released ARK: Survival Ascended, which ended...

14-year-old golf MMO Sega Splash Golf is slowly being reassembled by one dedicated fan

Normally we open these kinds of stories by asking our readers if they remember an old game, but it's extremely likely that nobody outside...

SEC filings reveal the multi-million-dollar debt ARK Survival Evolved’s publisher owes Nitrado

In the middle of August, ARK: Survival Ascended called attention to a partnership with Nitrado that would guarantee the option for players to rent...

ARK Survival Ascended confirms that players will get to rent private servers thanks to Nitrado partnership

Regular players of the original ARK: Survival Evolved may be familiar with the company name Nitrado, which has helped players rent their own private...

ArcheAge rogue server AA Classic is hobbled by launch woes

We don't generally cover rogue servers for still-alive MMORPGs here on MOP, but this weekend's messy launch for an unsanctioned player-run classic version of...

Korean Elyon fans have already created a rogue server of the shuttered MMORPG

Fans of Elyon in both Korea and the west were basically being kicked out of the MMORPG by Kakao Games, with a December sunset...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends suffers weekend crash and downtime caused by a software vulnerability

The rogue server Star Wars Galaxies Legends has had a very rough weekend. This past Friday saw the main Omega server suddenly go dark...
Probably more friendly than Dragon's Catma.

Fans are reviving – and localizing – the long-shuttered Dragon’s Dogma MMO from Japan

Most people likely only know about Dragon's Dogma as the source of a rad song that's been featured in memes. Few folks probably know...

Forsaken World officially sunsets, but there’s already a private server available

Gearbox Publishing announced at the tail end of April that it would be shutting down Perfect World Entertainment's MMORPG Forsaken World on November 30th....

Last Oasis is now selling $13 private servers so players can run their own worlds

Roaming around a sun-scorched post-apocalyptic world can be stressful, not just from getting over-tanned, but because other wanderers may be out to reduce your...

Following studio layoffs, Frostkeep is sunsetting Rend in one week

Earlier this month, we reported on layoffs of unknown size at Rend developer Frostkeep Studios. Now, the studio has admitted that it'll be closing...
Boring, boring, boring.

MMOs You’ve Never Heard Of: Decentraland, Monster & Me, and Grand Fantasia

Welcome back to another quick roundup of MMOs and MMO-adjacent titles you've probably never heard of (or at least have entirely forgotten about!). Up first:...
The stuff that you have, does someone have a claim on it?

The Daily Grind: Would you ever consider hosting a rogue server for an MMO?

Ages ago, there was a server emulation project for Final Fantasy XI. The coding got hit with a cease & desist, unfortunately, and to the...

Lawful Neutral: Is it safe to play on City of Heroes’ inevitable rogue servers?

You CAN play on the City of Heroes rogue servers you're about to see springing up. But should you? Our law columnist looks into the legalities of the City of Heroes emulation situation.

The City of Heroes private server team has released its code [Update: The test server is live]

(This article has been updated since publication; updates are at the bottom!) Well, you wanted the City of Heroes private server code, and you got...

E3 2018: Fallout 76 confirms private servers, mod support, and no living NPCs

As players continue to try to wrap their heads around Bethesda's vision for Fallout 76 (and fear a gaming apocalypse in which their previous...

Classic MMO The Realm gets an official reboot

One of the very oldest graphical MMORPGs in the world has been on life support for a long time now. The Realm (also known...

Perpetuum to shut down official servers next week

Time is running short for robotic MMO Perpetuum Online -- but plans are moving forward to keep the game alive with a couple of...

Play dinos with us! The ‘MoPark’ ARK: Survival Evolved server has relaunched

Massively Overpowered is all about gamers who love games talking about games. And sometimes, we even get to play games together! This post heralds...
I guess?

Leaderboard: Would you play Space Engineers on a MOP private server?

I love me some Space Engineers, even more so now that Keen Software House has added huge, destructible planets to its space sandbox. I've mostly...