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The Daily Grind: Are MMOs suffering from the ‘tyranny of IP’?

Back in May, a Sony Pictures executive did a one hell of an interview on Deadline that, among other things, complained about the "tyranny...

Concord is a team vs team FPS that promises approachable but deep gameplay

Evidently game studios smell Overwatch 2's blood in the water because we've got yet another addition to the team vs. team hero shooter sub-genre....

Portions of Destiny 2’s Final Shape expansion accidentally become playable to PS5 fans ahead of schedule

We're reasonably sure that releasing the next expansion for Destiny 2 is a bit more involved than pushing a "go" button, but it looks...

Destiny 2 drops new Final Shape trailer as Steam concurrency is booming

Do long delays make the heart grow fonder? Maybe not, but they sure do give the video team a lot more time to make...

Vampire survivalbox V Rising fully launches on PS5 June 11 – here’s the new trailer

If you're a PlayStation player staring mournfully at the formal launch of vampire survivalbox V Rising - and its 1.0 Ruins of Mortium content...

The MOP Up: Stardew Valley’s creator can’t quit tinkering with the game

Stardew Valley's creator recently sat down for an interview in which he said, “Once I reopen the book on Stardew, I always have a...

Helldivers 2 is delisted in three more countries on Steam because of an ‘administrative error correction’

Ever since Sony cancelled plans for a PSN requirement for Helldivers 2 PC players (and since Arrowhead Game Studios said it was trying to...

The MOP Up: Conan Exiles celebrates its sixth anniversary

Who's spent six years crushing enemies, driving them out of camps, and hearing the lamentation of their livestreams? It's Conan Exiles, of course, which...

Helldivers 2 players try to undo reviewbomb damage and restore a fired community manager

Now that players of Helldivers 2 have effectively badgered Sony enough that it decided to reverse its PSN account requirement, the playerbase is continuing...

Sony walks back returning PSN account requirements for Helldivers 2 PC players

Helldivers 2 players are used to winning by shows of overwhelming force, but even they were likely taken back by Sony's decision to relent...

Helldivers 2 delists from Steam in non-PSN countries as studio boss admits fault in debacle

Over the weekend we reported on Sony's decision to reinforce the previously relaxed PlayStation Network account link requirement for PC players of Helldivers 2,...

Helldivers 2 PC players are furious over returning hard requirement to link to a PSN account by June 4

It would appear that Sony has elected to call down a 500kg bomb strategem on the PC-using playerbase of Helldivers 2, as a previously...
I'm definitely an elf!

Perfect Ten: 10 times World of Warcraft was killed forever

As many of you reading this may know, World of Warcraft is a game that launched and then immediately died forever. It then proceeded...

Community-led Infantry Online, SOE’s 25-year-old shooter, marches its way onto Steam

It's quite likely that we have several veterans of Infantry Online in our Massively OP audience. After all, this was a Sony Online Entertainment...

Sony shuts down LittleBigPlanet 3 for good, along with all its online player-created levels

The only thing worse than your favorite online game getting a sunset is seeing it abruptly shut down with no warning while taking everything...

PlayStation players are flooding the Sea of Thieves PS5 closed beta servers

Sea of Thieves officially rolled into closed beta on PlayStation 5 early this morning, continuing its forked path far away from the exclusivity it...

Rumor: Bungie is (or at least was?) supposedly working on Destiny 3

According to reporting on multiple websites this morning, Bungie wasn't just blowing hot air during yesterday's The Final Shape stream when the studio's Luke...
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Perfect Ten: MMOs that experienced a surprising comeback

It's hard to pass up a really good comeback story. We love it when a beloved something or someone is counted down and out......

Sony pauses production on its floundering PSVR2s while it tries to sell off stock

Digital storm clouds are forming on the horizon of Sony's virtual reality headset: Bloomberg reports that the company put a hard pause on the...

Who is Destiny 2 gonna call for cosmetics? Ghostbusters!

When there's something strange in your online shooter, who's Destiny 2's marketing department gonna call? Transmedia synergy! Or, y'know, the Ghostbusters. Because there's a movie...