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Palia’s alpha testers break the game by baking pies

As 2022 marches onward, so to does the alpha phase of cozy life sim Palia progress. The first alpha test kicked off earlier this...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 361: A disturbance in the Force

Justin and Larry discuss SWTOR's Legacy of the Sith, Palia's business model, LOTRO's Rangers and Ruins, DDO's new producer, and FFXIV's 2022 roadmap, with adventures in SWTOR, LOTRO, Conan Exiles, and Elder Scrolls Online, plus mailbag topics on getting back into MMOs and favorite NPCs.

Palia announces that it’ll hold to a free-to-play business model

Wondering how much it'll cost you to get down and cozy with Palia? Instead of going with a subscription or buy-to-play model, Singularity Six...

Palia ‘ready to begin alpha testing’ but won’t commit to a start date

Did you know that you can't spell Palia without "pal?" And this upcoming "cozy" lifesim MMO might be your best friend indeed if it...

Palia promises discoverable lore and questlines that sees players ‘navigate negative emotional experiences’

The month of January hasn't seen any major developmental announcements from Palia, the self-described "cozy community sim MMO." That said, there have been a...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO predictions for 2022

OK folks, it's that time of the year again: the time when we cast our eyes ahead and try to pinpoint what's going to...

Palia confirms that eating and drinking is a nicety, not a necessity

If you abstain from eating and drinking too long in real life, bad things are bound to happen. That's not always the case for...

End-of-Year Eleven: The top MMOs to watch in 2022

If 2021 had a problem, it was that we got simply too many MMO releases between new launches, early access, and expansions. This breathtaking...

Working As Intended: The hits and misses of MassivelyOP’s 2021 predictions

Last year's MMORPG predictions didn't exactly go to plan, since in 2019, we weren't really expecting 2020 to play out the way it did....

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO surprises of 2021

Why do I love covering MMORPG news year in and year out? If I'm honest about it, I'm usually in this for the surprises....

Palia gives you an aural taste of its ‘peaceful’ soundtrack

We've known from the very first announcement of Palia that this MMO was going to take a more chill route on its way to...

Raph Koster’s ‘modern sandbox MMO’ is teasing concept art for the first time

Back in 2019, veteran MMO developer Raph Koster announced he was finally making a new MMO. In the ensuing two years, he's raised millions...

Palia announces alpha test plans for sometime in the first half of 2022

We're all just going to have to accept that game devs are going to use Discord as a means to disseminate news. That's where...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most chill MMO for when you want to relax?

Even as the video game industry keeps trying to go bigger, more epic, and more bombastic in its games, I've noticed that there's this...

Palia promises plenty of customization for characters and homes in Twitter thread

We all know that customization is the true endgame in MMOs, but just how much of that will be present in Palia, the in-development...

Palia offers tantalizing glimpses of gameplay, posts pre-alpha infographic

Can you tell that we're absolutely ravenous for any and all information about Palia? The upcoming life simulator MMORPG has proven kind of stingy...

Palia shares more key character details and a peaceful outdoor scene

Followers of the upcoming self-described community simulation MMO Palia are likely eager to get any new details they can get out of the developing...

Palia’s latest investment round nets $30M as pre-alpha invites – all 200 of them – begin

Palia's reveal last month had the MMO and MMO-adjacent communities abuzz with delight over the cutesy simulation MMO, including ours. In our article on...

Palia gears up for pre-alpha test, reveals key characters

I'm sure that more than a few of us in the MMORPG community are crossing our fingers that we get invited to the upcoming...

Palia devs say pre-alpha will be under NDA, won’t talk monetization except to rule out crowdfunding ‘at this time’

On this week's podcast, Justin, Carlo, and I argued over how to say Palia. The Singularity 6 devs have settled it: It's PAY-lee-ah. That's just...