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Global Chat: EverQuest II’s 15 years of being in WoW’s shadow

For just a few short weeks of its now 15-year lifespan, EverQuest II existed apart from a launched World of Warcraft. Then late November...

PlanetSide Arena is testing a Capture the Flag mode this weekend

Are you among the small number of gamers playing PlanetSide Arena over the weekend? We can appreciate if you are
I HAVE COME AFLAME

H1Z1’s sixth season features paltry rewards and no actual patch features

Remember when Daybreak changed H1Z1's name yet again, presumably to distance the title's console version from the already floundering PC version (also known as Z1...

Massively Overthinking: Do MMO betas rob you of launch joy?

I use to think of betas as being unpaid labor for video game companies, but maybe I've been going about it all wrong.

Asheron’s Call would’ve been 20 years old this month, but the community isn’t dead

Ah, Asheron's Call. We miss you. You'd have been 20 years old this month, celebrating your antique status with the likes of

TERA’s latest PC patch tweaks classes, offers new leveling event and sweet dragon mounts

PC players should point their eyeballs toward TERA this week, as En Masse has ponied up an update for the action combat MMORPG...
All things go, all things go.

The Daily Grind: What was your ‘golden age’ of MMO gaming?

While history has yet to really settle this issue definitively, many MMORPG players seem to believe that we have already seen the...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 246: When rock bands play MMORPGs

Justin and Bree discuss Blizzard and Square's financials, WoW, LOTRO, Pearl Abyss, EverQuest II, AQ3D, with adventures in LOTRO, WoW, and SWG, and mailbag topics on optional subs and Blizzard's lessons.

EverQuesting: Contemplating content and communication on EverQuest II’s 15th anniversary

You've no doubt heard of the quinceañera: It's the Mesoamerican coming-of-age celebration, a giant gala commemorating a girl's move to adulthood at age...

The Stream Team: Celebrating EverQuest II’s 15 birthday with a dragon attack!

A 15th MMO birthday is already impressive, but this one has dragons! EverQuest II has added a new event for this year's anniversary celebration,...
Oh, cool.

The Daily Grind: What’s the longest break you’ve ever taken from MMOs – and why?

A while back, MMO blogger and fellow SWG Legends player Napyet posted a video about a sudden burst of burnout he was feeling...

EVE Online will officially arrive to Korea on November 14

Remember back in April when CCP Games CEO Hilmar Petersson said that the Korean and Chinese playerbase of EVE Online was due...

Daybreak is still updating PlanetSide Arena, adds chat features and more

Early Access update #5 for PlanetSide Arena has arrived and... well, it's not exactly what one would call a barnburner of a patch,...

EverQuest and EverQuest II launch new heroic servers

Daybreak Games has heroic server fever, and the only cure is more heroic server. Both EverQuest and EverQuest II are launching some...

Massively Uplifting: Gamers and studios raise millions for Extra Life and other charities

Had enough of the tricks of October? How about some treats now that we're in November! Generous donations #forthekids were collected by gamers and...

Global Chat: Fallout Last

Bethesda's busy digging another grave for Fallout 76, this time by saddling the troubled online title with a problematic subscription service that is...

The Project 1999 EverQuest emulator is opening yet another server thanks to demand

The folks behind Project 1999, the officially sanctioned classic EverQuest emulator, have had about a week now to look at how the...

Amazon’s Lord of the Rings MMO will be ‘different at a glance’ from LOTRO

Even as Lord of the Rings Online prepares to unleash Minas Morgul next week, Amazon Game Studios is working in the background...

Massively Overthinking: The problem with MMO ‘dailies’

Longtime MOP Patron and friend of the site Avaera recently posed us an intriguing questions about daily login rewards in MMORPGs. "Recently my game of choice,...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 244: An Onslaught of news

Justin and Bree discuss Onslaught aka SWTOR's first expansion in three (!) years, Fallout 76's latest kerfuffle, the return of Kritika Online, ArcheAge's ArchePass confusion and rework, DDO's mounts, BlizzCon, and Halloween, with a mailbag topic on MMO toxicity.

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