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The Daily Grind: Now that NCsoft has licensed City of Heroes servers, will you go back to play?

When the City of Heroes rogue servers first went public back in 2019, a lot of MMO players were very vocal about not wanting...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2024

For our first Massively Overthinking of the year, we're drawing a hard line between what we think will happen, what we mean to make...
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Vague Patch Notes: MMOs are still just games you rent

When I was a teenager, I accidentally stole a few games from a video rental place. You might wonder how you accidentally steal something,...

NCsoft has officially granted a City of Heroes server license to the Homecoming crew

City of Heroes fans are in for a treat today - or a shocking surprise they were convinced was never coming, depending on their...

The best MassivelyOP community Daily Grinds of 2023

This traditional roundup of the best Daily Grinds of the year is actually one of my favorites because it demonstrates just how long we've...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best player community as of 2023?

"Best community" is one of our recurring Daily Grind topics every year, and I always stick it on Christmas because I can't stand the...
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The MOP Up: Warhammer Online’s Return of Reckoning ‘chickens out’

Return of Reckoning's rogue server changed how combat buffs worked and added a new level 40 quest that pays out in, er, a "Chicken...

MassivelyOP’s 2023 Golden Yachties: Most Cursed Object in an MMO This Year

Welcome back to MassivelyOP's not-so-serious end-of-the-year awards as we present our award for Most Cursed Object in an MMO This Year. Yes, it's the...

MassivelyOP’s 2023 Awards: Best MMO Rogue Server

Welcome back to Massively Overpowered's formal end-of-the-year awards! Today's award is for the Best MMO Rogue Server, which was awarded to City of Heroes' Homecoming last...

Working As Intended: The hits and misses of our 2023 MMO predictions

We've been offering up an MMO predictions list for Massively Overthinking for years upon years now as our writers and readers prognosticate on the...

Sea of Thieves releases its stripped-down Safer Seas PvE mode, and the servers are already buckling

Today is the day when players who want to sail the Sea of Thieves with a vetted crew of friends and without the potential...

Star Wars Galaxies Legends is launching a brand-new Wookiee treehouse for Life Day

When we were discussing our Best MMO Housing award last week, I joked to our team that I knew about an amazing housing addition...

Star Wars Galaxies’ SWGEmu kicks off classic Wookiee Life Day for the holiday season

The nice thing about the Star Wars Galaxies rogue server community is that there's a server out there with nearly every era of the...
What was I made for?

Why I Play(ed): Remembering WildStar’s sunset, five years later

Time shouldn't zip along as quickly as it often does, especially when it taps us on the shoulder to look back and see how...

The Daily Grind: Should MMO devs focus on quality-of-life features over content?

Today's Daily Grind is not really about any one MMO, so hear me out. I came across a thought-provoking poll the other day from...
They're not attractive spaceships.

Star Wars Galaxies Legends checks in with dev progress on heroics, deep space comms, and City Update 2.0

If you've been wondering what's on the horizon for the Star Wars Galaxies Legends rogue server, then you're probably going to care about the...

Casually Classic: BlizzCon took WoW Classic into the ‘plus’ era

While the three-expansion revelation of World of Warcraft's Worldsoul Saga stole the show at BlizzCon this past weekend, I was even more excited --...

Vanguard: Saga of Heroes emulator continues to improve, but it’s still in alpha

It's been a year-plus since we last checked in with the Vanguard: Saga of Heroes rogue server project. Since it's been a while, there...

SWG Legends kicks off the Galactic Moon Festival 2023 for Halloween

Halloween comes not just to live MMORPGs but to dead ones - dead ones still running on rogue servers, that is. So it is...

The Stream Team: The further adventures of a City of Heroes Homecoming alt

MOP's Chris once again is feeling that random urge to hop into the City of Heroes: Homecoming rogue server for an alt leveling good...