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Brad McQuaid’s old studio from his Vanguard days.

Ashes of Creation previews its adorable hippogryph mounts

Hippos! No, not actual hippos, although that would be awesome: hippogryphs, that bizarre fantastic creature of legend that's basically a cross between a horse...

The Daily Grind: Are we watching the AAA video game market burst?

About four years ago, I wrote one of the pieces I'm still most proud of: It essentially argued that the MMO industry was...

TERA is turning seven – here’s what it’s getting you for the occasion

Wow, it's hard to believe TERA is turning seven in May, but here we are. En Masse has plenty of fun planned...

Star Citizen swaps Around the Verse for Inside Star Citizen as it deep dives its own Cloud City

Around the Verse is back this week for Star Citizen fans, although it's gotten a bit of an overhaul: It's now called
Oh, cool.

SWG: Beyond is the latest in a long line of Star Wars Galaxies emulators

Is it rogue server week or something? Fans have now announced another privately run Star Wars Galaxies server, this one called SWG:...

Exclusive: MMORPG Astellia Online deep-dives its Warrior and Scholar classes

Korean-born Astellia has been hovering on the horizon for the last few years of its development as Barunson E&A - the majority...

The MOP Up: Grab your Harry Potter nickname now!

When Harry Potter: Wizards Unite arrives later this year, by which name will you be known and feared? Lord Scooby? Mr. Cheddar? Fluffybutticus?...

Perfect Ten: MMOs that set themselves up as spiritual successors

As with the larger video game market, sequels aren't unknown in the MMO space. We've seen studios take a stab at following up successful...
You should be weaker.

Neverwinter’s Undermountain makes better healers of Warlocks and better shield-tanks of Fighters

When Neverwinter's Undermountain expansion this spring, it's bringing with it a slate of big class changes to go along with the new...

The Survivalist: When survival sandboxes are more MMO than actual MMORPGs

Ever since Life is Feudal announced at the end of last month its dedication to developing a deep roleplay-focused server, I haven't...

Massively Overthinking: Why aren’t you playing the MMO most like your favorite sunsetted game?

This week's Massively Overthinking question comes to us from reader Smuggler-in-a-YT. "Star Wars Galaxies had its problems, but the sense of community, purpose, and...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 202: The all-mailbag show

Justin and Bree pore over the mail bag to answer questions on WoW, the state of MOP, future columns, favorite MMO music, MMO communities, lockbox RNG, MMO sunsets, open dungeons, and LitRPG.

The Game Archaeologist’s ultimate MMO archives v2.0

While The Game Archaeologist columns take up the most time of any project I do here at Massively OP, I absolutely love doing...

TERA’s Fiery Featherweights patch is live with Elin Brawlers, Bahaar’s Sanctum, and the EP system

En Masse has gone live today with Fiery Featherweights, TERA's latest PC content update. Most notably, it boasts the playable Elin Brawler, a...
I'm definitely an elf!

Perfect Ten: MMOs that aimed at the future… and missed

The future is a weird place. It's similar to the present, but it has a very different outlook on the world, and it wants...

Enter to win a Star Trek Online Age of Discovery Starter Pack on PC from PWE and MOP

Age of Discovery officially launched for Star Trek Online last week in a well-timed TV tie-in. To celebrate the launch, PWE has granted Massively OP...

One Shots: The Sunset Club

WildStar is about to be inducted into the worst club there is in the gaming world -- the club whose only requirements is...

Massively Overthinking: Which MMORPG, living or dead, offers the all-time best crafting experience?

Over the last couple of weeks, when I was putting in sometimes 18-hour days working on the site, I didn't really have much time...

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...

Enter to win a Star Trek Online Gamma Vanguard Starter Pack on PC from PWE and MOP

Victory is Life is officially live in Star Trek Online just in time for E3, harkening back to the much-loved run of Deep Space...