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

This... should be fine.

World of Warships prepares submarines for a Halloween event and the game in general

It makes sense to include submarines as part of a Halloween event for World of Warships. After all, there's nothing else that so...
It's fine.

Check out the range of Crowfall’s environmental music

The music of a game can do a lot for the environment. Some of the music for Crowfall has been in the wild...

Massively Podcast Episode 188: Classic-flavored Lineage II

Tina, Justin, and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, Red Dead Online, Lineage II Classic, Secret World Legends, Bless Online, World of Warcraft, and LOTRO, with a mailbag discussion on feeling unwelcome in MMORPGs and a rundown on site bugs we've smooshed.
Get thee hence.

World of Warcraft made more money than League of Legends last month, SuperData reports

"League of Legends heads towards its worst performing year since 2014." So begins SuperData's August 2018 global revenue report today for the...
Sort of?

The Daily Grind: What’s the nicest thing you can say about an MMORPG you dislike?

I blame my colleagues in the writers room for this topic: We happened to be discussing the tragic comedy of Warhammer Online's awful...

Fortnite counts almost 80M players per month as the Fall Skirmish boots up

Still snubbing Fortnite as a kids game? You're not alone, but you're definitely in the minority. It turns out that Epic Games has...
Is this food?

Crowfall’s latest Q&A is all about power and food

Powers are pretty important in Crowfall, since they're the tools you use to do damage, heal, mitigate damage, and basically do everything else...
I'm important!

Vague Patch Notes: Trickle-down metagames in MMORPGs

A while back, there was an interesting set of data coming out of a discussion about Overwatch. The discussion was about the concept...

Massively Overthinking: Which MMORPG, living or dead, offers the all-time best crafting experience?

Over the last couple of weeks, when I was putting in sometimes 18-hour days working on the site, I didn't really have much time...
things are going great

WildStar is probably not sunsetting until at least the end of the year

When NCsoft announced it was closing Carbine and sunsetting WildStar, it didn't include one key detail: when that sunset will occur. In fact,...

EVE Online revises its online harassment policy, loses another staffer

CCP Games says it's updated EVE Online's policies governing harassment. The changes came after the player-elected Council of Stellar Management called for a...

Dofus’s 2.48 update will implement Kolossium Leagues and overhaul pet system

Big additions are coming to Ankama's tactical-combat MMO Dofus in its upcoming 2.48 update, which will introduce Kolossium PvP Leagues and revamp...

Hyperspace Beacon: What will we see on SWTOR’s ‘ancient Jedi world’?

Producer Keith Kanneg wrote, "[T]he next phase of the SWTOR storyline will kick off with a bang on the ancient Jedi world." Let's look at the clues that let us know exactly which Jedi world that is, why I am excited to see that world, and what we will likely see on that planet. I don't think I have to mention it at this point, but I will: Possible spoilers ahead, but only if I am right.

Red Dead Redemption 2’s multiplayer version, Red Dead Online, hits beta this November

When I mentioned I was writing this piece, one of my colleages politely asked why the heck we were covering Red Dead Redemption...

H1Z1’s PC ‘Z1 Battle Royale’ gets its first big update under its new joint studio today

When Daybreak announced its new investment and development partnership with NantWorks and Jace Hall set up shop inside the company, H1Z1 fans...

Age of Conan formally announces Saga of Blood PvP server and event

Things are about to get bloody (or bloodier than usual, I suppose) in Funcom's Age of Conan with the release of a...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 187: The raid in our stars

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2's new living world episode, Boundless, EverQuest II, Blizzard, Warframe, EVE Online, SWTOR, the petition to save WildStar, and our big site revamp.

Grab a War Thunder Naval Battles closed beta key from Gaijin and Massively OP!

For the last couple of months, War Thunder studio Gaijin Entertainment has been hard at work running a closed beta for its Naval...

Sunsoft’s virtual reality MOBA, Dark Eclipse, launches for PlayStation VR September 25

Japanese developer Sunsoft has this morning announced the impending global release of Dark Eclipse, a brand-new free-to-play MOBA, with a twist: It's being billed as...
Undead tanks. Cool.

Wargaming is building a new ‘free-to-play multiplatform MMO’ in the UK

It looks as if Wargaming is planning to push even further into the MMO market. According to GIbiz, the company known best for