rift

Official Site: RIFT
Studio: Trion Worlds
Launch Date: March 1, 2011
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

Perfect Ten: MMOs for puzzle lovers

Ever find yourself complaining that all of the PvE content in your MMO is nothing but shooting something in the face or chopping down...

Gamigo is sunsetting Atlas Reactor this summer

It's not the Atlas in the news lately, but it's the one that MMO players knew first: Atlas Reactor is sunsetting...

Gamigo is offering 100,000 loyalty to RIFT players who join this afternoon’s PTS test

Pssst. Hey you. Want some free stuff? There's a catch: It's in RIFT. Maybe I should've led with that, yeah. Anyway, Gamigo is asking...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 215: Anthem exposed

Justin and Bree discuss Anthem and BioWare, Guild Wars 2, DCUO, RIFT, Albion, DDO, Dragon Quest X, and Black Desert, plus a mailbag topic on event fatigue in MMOs.

RIFT Prime character transfers were delayed over ‘unforeseen circumstances’ as Trove loses CM

When Gamigo announced that it was closing down RIFT Prime, the game's progression server, it told RIFT players that their characters would...

RIFT’s battle pass will run $9.99 and dole out rewards for doing dailies

Remember when Gamigo asked the community what it thought about the RIFT battle pass without actually telling anybody what was in said...

The MOP Up: Warframe descends to Deck 12 on consoles

Warframe's Deck 12 has unlocked for console players -- and there are deep, dark secrets to be uncovered by descending to it. "Now...

RIFT’s eighth birthday celebrations are live today with Carnival of the Ascended

RIFT players are having a bit of a wild ride the last few weeks. First, Gamigo announced it was nuking the game's...
Oh, hey, didn't see you guys.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 212: Harry Potter, progression servers, and No MMO’s Sky

Justin and Bree discuss the Harry Potter mobile MMOARG; progression servers for RIFT, LOTRO, and EverQuest; No Man's Sky's MMO ambitions; WoW 8.1.5; Blade & Soul's next big thing; and The Division 2's sleepy launch. With reader mail on factional divides, the death of playable races, and staying healthy while gaming.

Gamigo has now confirmed RIFT’s upcoming battle pass

Over the weekend, we covered player datamining that appeared to suggest RIFT, now under the management of Gamigo, is due to receive...
Why Is Trion Like This, Just Kidding, We Actually Know

RIFT datamining adds more evidence for a coming battle pass

Gamigo may have called it quits for RIFT's progression server, but that doesn't mean that the publisher has development for the regular...

Gamigo promises a ‘new and improved gardening system’ for Trove in 2019

While Gamigo may be cutting back on RIFT's extracurricular activities, Trove appears to be getting both more content and events. St....

RIFT prematurely ends its progression server run

While progression and legacy MMO servers are fairly popular these days, RIFT is putting an end to its Prime server before it...

The Stream Team: Rift-wrangling for RIFT’s 8th birthday

You get a birthday... and you get a birthday... and RIFT gets a birthday! Today marks Telaria's eighth year, and Massively OP's MJ is...

Gamigo is apparently going to throw a party in Cologne

"Are you planning a vacation in Europe any time soon? If not, you definitely should," exclaims Rift's official Twitter account as it's being used...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 208: Blizzard’s chilly forecast

Justin and Bree discuss Blizzard's troubles, New World, Star Citizen, Guild Wars 1, Tibia, RIFT, Elder Scrolls Online, and Astroneer, with mailbag questions on WoWfugees and the abandonment of Diablo III.

DC Universe Online’s Justice League Dark episode launches March 28

Even if you're not a big fan of DC or superheroes, as an MMO fan you've got to be secretly pleased that DC...

Interview: Black Desert’s Pearl Abyss on battle royale design, metrics, cron stones, and future content

Black Desert has had a wild ride over the last year, as has its home studio, Pearl Abyss. Not only did PA...
We may also not be in Telara, either.

RIFT delivers a small patch, points to ‘future content releases’

Out of Gamigo's purchases from Trion Worlds, RIFT has fared especially poorly with very little in the way of development (or developers) in...
Oh great.

That ancient ArcheAge consumer lawsuit against Trion reveals possible rebrand

Over the last couple of years, we've been covering a player-led lawsuit against Trion Worlds. Back in 2015, three gamers alleged that Trion...

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