Official Site: RaiderZ
Studio: Perfect World Entertainment
Launch Date: November 20, 2012
Sunset Date: August 10, 2015
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: F2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

Whatever happened to Masangsoft’s reboot of RaiderZ?

RaiderZ is something of an old and spectral name among the minds of MMORPG veterans and is very possibly unheard of among genre neophytes,...
Look, we all know it.

RaiderZ’s reboot includes a full overhaul of classes, questing, and skill systems

It has been quite some time since we got some big news out of RaiderZ, which readers will recall was planning a full reboot...

The MOP Up: Stardew Valley creator moves on to haunted chocolate

Reader Jinarra shared with us the news that Stardew Valley creator ConcernedApe announced that he's finally moving on to a new project called Haunted...
There's a thing with this game and redheads, huh?

Betawatch: Crowfall revamps leveling with its first beta patch

All right, here comes 2021, let's level up your beta experiences once again! Crowfall is certainly going that route with its first major beta...

RaiderZ’s Reboot promises zone revamps, map optimization, and core storyline

Remember way back 2015 when PWE shut down RaiderZ? The tragedy didn't last long, as the original developer Masangsoft waited only until 2017 to...
Look, we all know it.

The RaiderZ reboot updates progress on questing, animations, and passive skills

It's been a long time coming: Mansangsoft has been working on a reboot of the sunsetted MMORPG RaiderZ since 2017, with intermittent updates along...

RaiderZ reboot shows off progress on basic attack improvements and the skill socket system

Developer Masangsoft has posted a new progress update video for its reboot of RaiderZ, showing off some new updates in terms of improved basic...
Paws for impact.

Massively Overthinking: The best MMOs of the decade

A few years back, we did a cheeky Massively Overthinking about our five favorite MMORPGs of all time. It was quite a potent list...

Jukebox Heroes: Rappelz’ soundtrack

When you cover a metric ton of MMOs and other related games professionally, it becomes an interesting task to keep them all straight in...
Yes, this is ready.

Betawatch: Legends of Aria has a free stress test

I can't speak for anyone else, but whenever I see something advertising a stress test, I just shrug and say that I've already got...

Check out how the RaiderZ reboot iz coming along

Remember how RaiderZ was getting a reboot? Yeah, probably not, but it's happening. PWE shut it down here in the west back in 2015...
What does it take to kill this

RaiderZ plans on improving hit detection and map design with its relaunch

A game like RaiderZ with no targeting is highly reliant on its hit detection, but according to the latest release from the team behind...
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RaiderZ posts plans for its revival changes and future development

It's not enough just to say that RaiderZ is coming back and be done with it, and Masangsoft has finally shared some of the...

Working As Intended: The MMOs we lost in 2017

It's true that we lost a lot of MMOs in 2016 -- bigger and more important ones than in 2014 and 2015. 2017, however, has...
What does it take to kill this

Masangsoft casts rez on RaiderZ

Can't kill the Z! RaiderZ, that is. Masangsoft is apparently trying to resuscitate the title, which sunsetted under PWE's banner in 2015. "Masangsoft have been...
Some daunts remain.

E3 2017: Hands-on with Dauntless shows it’s more than a Monster Hunter clone

Phoenix Labs' not-Monster Hunter monster-hunting game Dauntless is obviously standing in a big shadow after E3 2017. I wasn't yet fully aware of what Monster Hunter World was...

Working As Intended: The MMOs we lost in 2015

It's become tradition to fare well the MMOs that sunsetted in the preceding year, but that wasn't always the case. At the beginning of 2015,...

Perfect Ten: The biggest MMORPG news stories of 2015

For as long as Massively Overpowered exists, this will be one of the most memorable years in our site's history. It was the year...

Massively OP Podcast: Episode 22

Justin and Bree discuss Trove's launch, Skyforge's early access, Star Citizen criticism, RaiderZ's sunset, SWTOR's halt to raids, and The Secret World's big grouping push, with mailbag questions on player frustration with WoW's Draenor content drop-off.

RaiderZ is shutting down in August

Perfect World is shutting down RaiderZ, effective August 7th at 1:00 p.m. EDT. The firm says that payments back-dated to May 7th will be...