PvP stands for player-vs.-player. PvP can take the form of virtual combat, economic trade, political machinations, or other competition.

World War II Online seeks more crowdfunding for Unreal Engine upgrade

You know how everyone likes to joke that M*A*S*H the TV show was several times longer than the actual Korean War? Let us pause...

World of Tanks kicks off a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles crossover for its next battle pass season

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles In a World of Tanks crossover - Thirteenth battle pass promotion - Heroes in a half shell, but a tank now! You can get...

Changyou is sunsetting its global Shadowbane revival in May over ‘business adjustments’

So, remember back in 2021 when Shadowbane came back from the dead? I'm now sorry to report it's dying. Again. Longtime MMORPG fans will remember...

Mortal Online 2 tweaks when players can sub to the game – and adds free time for new subbers

Mortal Online 2 studio StarVault is smooshing around its sub and - if we're reading it right - sweetening the deal by offering players...
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10-year-old Camelot Unchained is launching ‘late next year’ following CSE rebrand and investment haul

So, remember Camelot Unchained? The throwback sandbox MMORPG that was Kickstarted way back in 2013, hit beta in 2018, then added a second game...

Elite Dangerous shares initial details of the upcoming Python Mk II spaceship

The beginning of February saw Elite Dangerous announce something it hasn't done in literal years: plans for "at least" four new ships, the first...

The Stream Team: Party Animals, the day after

Now that Massively OP's Larry has been introduced to the dark and fluffy side of Party Animals, how is he holding up? Will he...

SWTOR initiates a pirate-laden PvP season as S5 Pirate’s Plunder begins

Star Wars has had its fair share of pirates and scoundrels over the years, and for 12 weeks this winter, SWTOR players are invited...

Albion Online’s Foundations patch incentivizes guilds to fortify and protect their territory

Apart from the Crystal Raiders update at the top of the year, Albion Online has had a slow 2024 so far - and even...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever gone a long period without playing MMORPGs?

I was thinking about this topic a few weeks ago when chatting with MOP's Eliot about some of our formative experiences in the genre....

EVE Online adjusts spaceship balance as CSM member pivots on CCP’s Project Awakening NFT project

With ships and interstellar warfare being expanded in EVE Online's Havoc update, it was only a matter of time before some adjustment knobs were...

New Gigantic vid sees current and former devs discuss reviving the shooter MOBA

With news of the MOBA Gigantic making a return as the buy-to-play Gigantic: Rampage Edition, many fans are probably curious exactly how Gearbox, Abstraction...
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Overwatch 2 heralds more competitive players in Season 9, promises further PvP-focused improvements

The current competitive season of Overwatch 2 has apparently been well received according to the latest missive from game director Aaron Keller, who writes...
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The MOP Up: Aion, Lineage 2, and Blade and Soul get ready for a new launcher

Blade and Soul, Lineage II, and Aion are all preparing to migrate everyone from the old launcher to the new PLAYNC platform. NCsoft posted...

Riot Games’ 2v2 tag fighter Project L is now 2XKO, plans playtests this year and launch in 2025

Riot Games would very likely appreciate it if fans would ignore the layoffs that swept over the studio just a month ago and instead...

The Stream Team: Witch It real good!

PvP with an adorable, crazy twist? That's definitely right up Massively OP's MJ's alley! So when she was gifted the hide and seek game...

War Thunder previews the Jaguar IS coming as a reward for the Sword of Justice event

In a game that involves a lot of airplanes flying around doing airplane fighting things (shooting missiles, doing barrel rolls, riding into the danger...

World of Tanks offers a focused look at 2024’s new modes, vehicles, and feature tweaks in latest video

"We've had one roadmap video, yes, but what about second roadmap video?" That's probably what World of Tanks studio Wargaming was thinking when it...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO could use a rebrand?

Indulge me, MMO fans, for just a minute for a makeup analogy. If you follow makeup trends, you know that for the last year...

Overwatch 2 makes a series of character tuning updates for its latest season

With Overwatch 2 now into its hero-changing ninth season, the devs of the PvP shooter have begun the process of tuning character balance in...