PvE stands for player-vs.-environment, where environment is generally taken to mean the world, NPCs, and AI.

Victorian gaslamp multiplayer PvE sandbox Nightingale teases travel in new Game Awards trailer

We've had an eye on Inflexion Games' multiplayer survival sandbox Nightingale since its debut last year - in fact, it was meant to hit...

Massively Overthinking: The best and worst MMO developer quotes of 2022

You might not know this about me, but I literally spend all year jotting down in my little notepad file all the quirky stuff...

World of Warcraft kicks off Dragonflight Season 1 next week with a new raid and world bosses

For all of those World of Warcraft players who gunned to the endgame in the first couple weeks of Dragonflight, they won't be left...

Lost Ark deep-dives the Summoner advanced class ahead of December 14 update

Next week, Amazon is planning to release Lost Ark's December update, and there's more to it than a new legion raid: The Summoner will...

Massively on the Go: Tips on beating Pokemon Scarlet and Violet’s 5-star+ raids

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is quite playable as a solo experience aside from some visual bugs. However, online play is buggy, to the point that...

EverQuest’s 29th expansion, Night of Shadows, is officially live for players

Twenty-nine: That's the total number of expansions that Classic EverQuest has delivered to date, capped off by the newest entry, Night of Shadows, which...
They're impressed by you.

Final Fantasy XIV kicks off a new Moogle Treasure Trove event on December 12

Are you waiting for Final Fantasy XIV's upcoming patch 6.3 but feel like you have nothing to do in the interim? Are you dejectedly...

Atlas’ Season 11 adds a winter event, new buildings, cow carts, and a new grid editor features

Season 11 for the early access pirating survivalbox Atlas is officially underway, and it's bringing a whole bunch of different things for players of...

Vitae Aeternum: A measured response to New World’s 2023 roadmap

When New World released its roadmap for the first half of 2023 a few days back, the initial reaction from fans was... not great....

Destiny 2 deep-dives changes to exotics, weapons, perks, and invisibility

One of the constants of Destiny 2 is that nothing ever stays the same, especially when it comes to Bungie's fiddling with the shooter's...
She's a little bored.

First impressions of World of Warcraft Dragonflight, part three: Combat, content, concerns

Eventually, you are going to have to fight something in World of Warcraft: Dragonflight. Of course, by "eventually" I actually mean "more or less...

Global Chat: The dawning of a new great MMO era

The next great era of MMORPGs is in the making right now and will dawn on us shortly -- or so postulates MMO Folklorist,...

Massively Overthinking: The best MMO music of 2022

Years ago, MOP's Justin listened to hundreds - no, probably more like thousands - of MMO music tracks to narrow this topic down to...

Massively on the Go: How Pokemon Go’s Niantic sabotaged player trust with the Ultra Beast raid event

Not only did Pokemon Go players once again vote with their feet against Niantic for Sunday's Ultra Beast raid event (and possibly the Saturday...

Diablo Immortal promises catch-up mechanics, a new zone, and boss raid targeting in future updates

The devs of Diablo Immortal took a moment to answer some player questions, which in turn ended up being a sort of preview post...

Blizzard addresses World of Warcraft Dragonflight bugs and raid release timing

Now that World of Warcraft: Dragonflight is out in the wild, it might be helpful for players to have a collated pile of informational...

Lost Ark teases December’s Brelshaza Legion Raid, addresses ongoing disconnect issues

We've got one more day of November, but Lost Ark is already looking ahead to its December update: Amazon's posted a dev blog telling...

Imposter game Project Winter adds the Necromancer and the Immune

All of that sneakiness and "who ME?" pseudo-innocent acting when you got caught raiding a cookie jar as a kid now is well-suited to...

Guild Wars 2 adds new challenge mode, new skin collection, and promised profession tweaks

Collecting skins might sound like the plot of a horror thriller, but it's actually a completely innocent activity in Guild Wars 2, at least...

Fight or Kite: Conqueror’s Blade brings Dynasty Warriors vibes to the MMO genre

This last week was a bit light in the gaming department. It was turkey time for me and many in the US, so I...