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The MOP Up: Champions Online plumbs the Midnight Depths

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The game is afoot -- the Champions Online game, that is! Cryptic pushed out the second part of the Midnight Depths story arc this...

MMO Business Roundup: Theorycraft, My.Games, the FIFA fixing lawsuit, and Roblox’s latest concert

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. Theorycraft: Could you found a new games studio on $37.5M? Yeah, probably. A bunch...

MMO Business Roundup: Comic Con 2021, Apple v. Epic, and Twitch transparency

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. Comic-Con 2021: Organizers have now canceled the core Comic-Con event for the second year...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 311: The day the MMOs died

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Justin and Bree discuss Anthem Next's demise, Defiance and Gamigo's MMO purge, DDO's big news, Black Desert's free-play, Riot's MMO, and mobile Warcraft, with adventures in LOTRO, City of Heroes, WoW Classic, and Elder Scrolls Online, plus mailbag topics on post subs, Valheim, and MMOs as they used to be.

MMO Business Roundup: CDPR’s misery, Gamestonk revives, Riot’s Game Changers

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. Console shortages: You probably saw all kinds of headlines this week about how President...

SuperData says WoW’s player count is already ‘back to normal levels’ post-Shadowlands

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How fast did the gaming world get over Cyberpunk 2077? One month, according to SuperData's latest revenue rankings. While CDPR's sprawling RPG dominated the...

Riot Games starts hiring ‘a raid team’ of devs for its Runeterra MMORPG

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Riot Games put out an open call for "a lot of people" to join "a pretty big raid team" of developers working on the...

Not So Massively Roundup: Fortnite Short Night, Runeterra’s Empires of the Ascended

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Welcome to a roundup of some MMO-adjacent titles that sit just on the edge of our wheelhouse but not enough to tip it over...

The MOP Up: Apex Legends Mobile is on the way

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The multi-platform hit Apex Legends is finally making the jump to mobile. Droid Gamers reported that Tencent and Respawn are working on a phone...

Former Riot Games staffer accuses CEO Nicolo Laurent of sexual harassment in new lawsuit

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Another day, another round of bro culture at Riot Games. The latest episode has gone even further up the chain of command, as former...

Massively Overthinking: Do MMO players secretly just want ‘another WoW’?

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Last week, there was a provocative discussion on the MMORPG subreddit about the genre. I don't want to get tangled up in the whole...

Report exposes mismanagement, bro culture, and trend-chasing at Amazon Game Studios

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We've all heard about how someone or something is "too big to fail," but in the case of Amazon Game Studios, it's been one...
Well well well, how the turntable.

Discrimination class-action lawsuit against Riot proceeds in spite of Riot’s arbitration success

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In the summer of 2018, which seems like an eternity ago now, Kotaku published a massive expose of Riot Games' "culture of sexism," the...
You were a pretty place.

MMO Business Roundup: Activision-Blizzard rebuffs diversity proposal, gaming Kickstarters are on the rise again

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Welcome back to another roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent gaming industry news! MMO Kickstarters may have lost the faith of the genre's playerbase, but for...

SuperData December 2020: World of Warcraft is dethroned again, and people still love Among Us

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While SuperData has already put a bow on the entirety of games earnings in 2020, there's still the December 2020 breakdown to cover, which...

LOTRO Legendarium: It’s long past time to delete legendary items from Lord of the Rings Online

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Mines of Moria was easily the most ambitious expansion that Lord of the Rings Online created. Not only did it implement the largest underground...
We're a team, let's fight like one.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 304: League of MMORPGs

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Justin and Bree discuss Riot's new MMO, RuneScape, Neverwinter, Crowfall, and Path of Exile, with adventures in Warhammer Online, World of Warcraft, Torchlight II, and SWG Legends, plus mailbag topics on losing hype and legal complexity in MMOs.
Destined even further.

Riot Games and Bungie join forces to sue creator of Destiny 2 and Valorant cheat software

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When I saw this story cross our news room, I immediately envisioned Guardians and Agents clapping hands together and very possibly pumping their arms...

Riot Games outlines future plans for League of Legends, Runeterra, and more in Season 2021 broadcast

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This is the dawning of... Season 2021. Which doesn't meter out quite as well as the song I'm referencing, but for fans of Riot...
I see.

Vague Patch Notes: Yes, Virginia, that counts as an MMO

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There is a particular comment we get on a semi-regular basis, and it is always wrong. It shows up on a wide variety of...

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