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Official Site: RuneScape
Studio: Jagex Games Studio
Launch Date: January 4, 2001
Genre: Fantasy Sandbox
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Browser

The MOP Up: Dark Age of Camelot allows name, gender, and race changes

Dark Age of Camelot is testing its next major patch, and it has a major surprise in store for its playerbase. "Patch 1.125...

Battle Bards Episode 130: Oddballs 2

While every Battle Bards episode is a cavalcade of strangeness, this week the team is ratcheting it up with the return of “Oddball” MMORPG...

Jagex investigates streamer following allegations of assault and sexual misconduct at RuneFest 2018

According to a recent report from Polygon, RuneScape creator Jagex is currently conducting an investigation into multiple allegations of sexual harassment leveled...

Runefest 2018: RuneScape Mobile Android beta launches as RuneScape sees new October events

Twas a big weekend for RuneScape fans thanks to RuneFest! Jagex has posted up a rundown of all the happenings for everybody who...
Knowledge!

MMO wikis are leaving Wikia in larger numbers – RuneScape is just the latest

What are your thoughts on Wikia? If you're like most people, you likely don't have any and might even respond to that question with...

Old School RuneScape boots employee for in-game cheating, police are involved

Jagex has apparently fired a member of the Old School RuneScape mod team for "gross misuse of moderator privileges." "During our rigorous routine system...

The MOP Up: Star Trek Online’s starbase defense

With the Age of Discovery pack on its way this fall, players of Star Trek Online are probably curious what the studio has up its...
If I had known then what I know now, I... would have felt no different, really, but it might have mitigated stuff.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 186: The perfect storm of MMO news

Justin and Bree discuss WildStar's sunset, Pearl Abyss' acquisition of CCP and EVE Online, the new Lord of the Rings MMO, THQ Nordic's buy-up of 38 Studios MMO Project Copernicus, the Daybreak NantWorks investment/venture, Old School RuneScape, and MMO emulation.
Oh, all right.

RuneScape hits highest sub peak in seven years as Jagex pulls in record financial performance

If you're not paying attention, you might never realize that RuneScape is still kicking ass and taking names. But the money doesn't lie,...

Old School RuneScape’s mobile version launches October 30

Just in time for Halloween, Old School RuneScape will be formally launching for mobile. Jagex announced this morning that OSRS will land on...

EVE Evolved: How would you reboot EVE Online?

EVE Online has been pretty comfortable in its hardcore sci-fi MMO niche for over 15 years now, working its way through dozens of expansions...

RuneFest 2018 doubles its length and grows its capacity (to party)

Didn't get tickets to BlizzCon this November? There's an arguably better and more passionate MMO convention waiting for you over in the United Kingdom...

RuneScape readies a double XP weekend while Old School RuneScape runs final iOS test

Better limber up your mouse clicking finger, because you're going to need it next week when RuneScape triggers a double XP weekend...

Jagex gets into games publishing while RuneScape crosses $1 billion earned

Jagex isn't content to be "just the RuneScape studio" these days. The company announced today that it is preparing to move into the...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 182: Follow the Torchlight

Justin and Bree discuss World of Warcraft, Star Wars Galaxies, LOTRO, Torchlight Frontiers, Diablo, RuneScape Classic, Trove, and No Man's Sky. And also haiku!

The MOP Up: Worlds Adrift makes room for PvE servers (August 12, 2018)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Hands-on with mobile Old School Runescape, plus a chat with the Jagex devs

I experienced a couple firsts recently that you may not have expected from me, and they can both be summed up in two words:...

Perfect Ten: 10 MMO features that deserve widespread adaptation

You know what gets me excited about upcoming MMOs? It's certainly not the list of expected systems and features that have since become standard...

RuneScape Classic has gone dark, but you can relive its final moments

Crowds of players turned out to mark the final hours of RuneScape Classic yesterday, celebrating the impact that this initial version of...

MMO Community Roundup: Battle for Azeroth bookclub, Secret World fashion show, Ashes of Creation map investigation, and RuneScape Classic preservation

The communities for MMORPGs are what keep these games vibrant and awesome, and today we want to shine a spotlight on various projects and...

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