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

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RIFT quietly retires free subscription trial from Steam

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Fans of RIFT haven't seen a lot to give them optimism about the MMO's future this year, especially following team layoffs and transfers back...

Star Wars: The Old Republic offers lore-filled look at Legacy of the Sith’s new planet Manaan

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Fans of KOTOR are already very familiar with the planet Manaan, which is coming in the Legacy of the Sith expansion for Star Wars:...

Lineage 2 Revolution’s Valakas’ Fury expansion marked the opening of two new servers

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The Lineage franchise is having one heck of a summer thanks to the revitalization of Lineage II with the impending Aden server, but Lineage...

Massively Overthinking: Has Blizzard’s sexism lawsuit changed your gaming plans?

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Following last week's disturbing revelation that Blizzard has been covering up more than a decade of abuse and that the state of California is...

RIFT’s Summerfest has finally, silently begun in Europe

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If you've been wondering where RIFT's Summerfest event was this year, you're not alone. Apparently, the festival rolled out to EU servers this morning...

The MOP Up: Pokémon Go’s astounding multi-billion dollar haul

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It is wild to think that it was just five years ago that Pokemon Go became the summer gaming phenomenon, sending waves of gamers...

Riot runs a huge multi-game summer event called Sentinels of Light

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When you have a growing roster of games under your umbrella, why not take advantage of this fact to throw an ambitious multi-title event...

Perfect Ten: Worst MMO expansion names of all time

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Back when Daybreak announced that EverQuest's 19th expansion would be titled Rain of Fear, I instantly found myself tripping over the name. I shouldn't...

Lost Ark sets the scene of the game’s world with its lore-filled landing page

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Nine times out of 10, the only motivation one needs to play a multiplayer ARPG is "bad enemies explode good and give shiny," and...

One Shots: The emperor’s new cosmetics

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"Ever had one of those dreams where you’re declared the sultana’s champion at a royal banquet in FFXIV and realize you aren’t wearing pants?"...
she's a killah

MOP’s quick and dirty guide to finding the perfect MMORPG for your tastes

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Probably one of the most commonly asked questions both here on Massively OP and in various MMORPG discussions everywhere else too is simply, "What...

Massively Overthinking: Abysmal MMO launch experiences

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Elite Dangerous' Odyssey launch has been a stark reminder to me that not all launches and launch experiences are the same. To hear some...

TERA Console adds the Stigma system, new dungeons, and a bracelet item in recent update

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Generally speaking, carrying a stigma is a negative thing, but in the case of TERA Console it's actually to your benefit to carry a...

Perfect Ten: MMO quests where you literally kill 10 rats

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Webster's Dictionary describes "kill 10 rats" as "something nerds do, now shut up and read a few intelligent words." I think the editors are...
Hunty hunt hunt.

Skyforge is launching Hunters of Terra for multiple platforms on June 2

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If you're playing Skyforge on the Nintendo Switch, you have a good reason to peer out at PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One players with...

Virtual Reality MMO Zenith delays alpha 2 test again, now to July

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Small teams with big ambitions are no strangers to encountering obstacles and hiccups along the say, and so it is with the indie team...

Casually Classic: Yeah, those Burning Crusade Classic prices are stupid high

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If there's anything that Blizzard excels in doing these days, it's taking a slam-dunk publicity announcement and turning it into a hurricane of poop....

RuneScape is looking to make the Divination skill ‘more AFK-able and more enjoyable’ in May 4 update

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Is "AFK-able" a word? It is now, or at least in the context of RuneScape's Divination skill, which is going to be seeing a...

Choose My Adventure: RIFT was fun before, wasn’t it?

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My time in RIFT this past month has left me confused, frankly. Primarily because I remember genuinely enjoying this game more than I did. That’s...

Choose My Adventure: Further group adventures (that weren’t IAs) in RIFT

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Once again, the polls from last week were a split between people saying I should queue for normal dungeons and others saying I should...

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