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Star Wars: The Old Republic explores dark secrets with today’s Update 6.3

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Hey you! Drop everything -- groceries, babies, financial responsibilities -- and make a dash over to the Star Wars: The Old Republic launcher. You...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best way MMOs can improve player retention – other than new content?

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Months ago, Gamasutra published a piece about the long-tail of game development - basically, how to keep a video game selling copies and/or attracting...
Word.

Star Wars: The Old Republic to launch update 6.3, The Dark Descent, on April 27

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Earlier today, we made a snarky joke about how the next Star Wars: The Old Republic patch has had plenty of its content teased but...

Not So Massively: Checking up on multiplayer RTS Iron Harvest 1920

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Last fall, this column covered Iron Harvest 1920, an alternate history RTS with a strong multiplayer emphasis and surprisingly poignant story-telling. Once I got...

Stick and Rudder: The frustrating and unsuccessful search for life in Elite Dangerous Odyssey alpha phase 3

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I should have been more capable. If I were a better exploration pilot in Elite: Dangerous, I suspect I would have had a better...

Star Wars The Old Republic talks about the upcoming Secrets of the Enclave Flashpoint

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It's time once again for another de facto dev blog from Star Wars: The Old Republic! BioWare has once more brought forth world designer Allison...

The MOP Up: Why did Fortnite go dark for a day?

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Earlier this month, the ever-popular Fortnite went dark for the better part of April 6th. So what happened? We finally have the full scoop...
Destined even further.

Destiny 2’s proposed transmog system is out to punish you for looking fine

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Close your eyes and imagine a cosmetic transmog system for a looter shooter like Destiny 2. Not too complicated, right? Now open your eyes...

Warframe’s Tennocon 2021 will again be digital-only, benefiting homelessness relief

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It won't come as much of a surprise, given the pandemic still raging across the globe, that Tennocon is going digital again in 2021....

Elite Dangerous announces Odyssey alpha phase 4 start date and details of character snapshot timing

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The final phase of Odyssey's alpha is coming a lot sooner than maybe some players of Elite: Dangerous expected. Shortly following the announcement of...

Star Citizen brings alpha 3.13 online with new vehicles and features, talks with devs at Turbulent in video

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Last night saw Star Citizen add a fresh layer to its alpha build with the release of 3.13, otherwise known as Underground Infamy. The...

The Daily Grind: Where do you stand on cutscenes in MMOs?

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Truth time: I am not the kind of person who honestly enjoys cutscenes in video games. I really want to be the kind of...

Massively Overthinking: How much are you spending on MMOs every month right now?

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A while back, MOP's Justin joked that his wife, who loves econ PvP in MMOs, was funding a year of his play on Classic...

Elite Dangerous Odyssey confirms a May 19 release date on PC

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It looks like the progress being made in the Elite: Dangerous Odyssey alpha is moving at a predictable enough pace that Frontier Developments can...

The Stream Team: Guess the deaths in The Shroud’s lair in SWTOR

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How many deaths does it take to get to the center of The Shroud's lair in SWTOR? Massively OP's Larry says many! And he...

Open Perpetuum players mark three years by blowing each other up as Patch 21 content is promised for April

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Cast your minds back to about three years ago, when Perpetuum Online, aka EVE Online but Robots, was being shut down by developer Avatar...

Star Wars The Old Republic is handing out guild commendations due to a Conquest Invasions bug

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While Star Wars: The Old Republic continues to get set for the release of Update 6.3, which as of right now is still hanging...

Elite Dangerous plans to remove minigame aspect of exo-biology, promises to fix planet scanning bugs

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The primary feature of Elite: Dangerous Odyssey's third alpha phase has been the exo-biology gameplay loop, where players have to scan plants to earn...

Warframe rolls out free skins and four weeks of 8th birthday celebrations

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Even MOP's MJ did a doubletake when Warframe announced its eighth anniversary celebrations last night. That's because Warframe's launch month is March, not April....

Massively OP Podcast Episode 318: Middle-earth no more

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Justin and Bree discuss Amazon's Lord of the Rings MMO's cancelation, LOTRO's Bilbo patch, FFXIV's 5.5, and SWG Legends' Bespin expansion, with adventures in WoW Classic, Guild Wars 2, Albion Online, and Cozy Grove, plus mailbag topics on ugly duckling MMOs, reconciling immersion, and superhero MMOs.

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