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Subscription MMOs are generally those that restrict play to gamers who pay an ongoing fee, usually monthly, though shorter and longer subscriptions, as well as lifetime subs, do exist. Some free-to-play and buy-to-play games also include optional subscriptions.

The best MMO deals in the Steam winter 2015 sale

It's the holiday season! A time for cuddling up before a cozy fire, enjoying loved ones, sharing memories, and... just kidding. It's time to...

Camelot Unchained’s Mark Jacobs on economy, crafting, and Star Wars Galaxies inspiration

In anticipation of the today's livestream, Camelot Unchained boss Mark Jacobs spoke with us about the implementation of crafting and trade...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 43: End-of-the-year roundtable

Justin, Bree, Eliot, MJ, and Larry discuss MMOs in 2015, the MOP 2015 awards, and their hopes for 2016 on this staff roundtable 'cast.

Watch Camelot Unchained’s crafting reveal live today at 3 p.m. EST

City State Entertainment is planning a big end-of-the-year Camelot Unchained Twitch stream today at 3 p.m. EST, with crafting on the...

MMO Year in Review: Crowfall’s Kickstarter (March 2015)

This year, we're taking a time-machine back through our MMO coverage, month by month, to hit the highlights and frame our journey before we...

The most popular MMORPG conversations of 2015

One of my favorite things to do every year is look through Livefyre and round up the articles that you guys just would not...

The Daily Grind: If you like PvP, why do you play MMOs?

During the discussion in the World of Warcraft PvP gear flattening article last week, longtime Massively OP commenter SallyBowls wondered why serious PvPers bother...

Not So Massively: Winter game update edition (December 21, 2015)

Online gaming and e-sports are getting bigger by the day, and there are literally hundreds of popular online games out there that don’t really...
And we may not pass this way again.

Pathfinder Online is hosting a year’s end chat with fans

This has not been an easy year to be a fan of Pathfinder Online, but the last update fans had was that there...
Going back.

Wisdom of Nym: Why Final Fantasy XIV’s Anima Weapons don’t bother me

Everyone who has listened to my rantings for an extended period of time knows that I did not like the Zodiac Weapon quests in...

The Daily Grind: What MMO is never ever gonna launch?

I have a bad feeling about some of the MMOs and pseudo-MMOs we have on the way in 2016. The Division? That thing has...

One Shots: Winter… is here!

A few weeks ago we put out a call for winter and holiday-themed screenshots. Two readers responded with multiple pictures each, so today's column...

The Game Archaeologist: Asheron’s Call

It's hard being the youngest child -- you get the hand-me-downs, suffer through swirlies by older siblings, and eventually develop such a neurosis that...

Leaderboard: What was the best new MMO of 2015?

Yesterday, we announced our award for MMO of the Year -- it went to Final Fantasy XIV. But we deliberately expanded the...
The elf is superfluous in this scenario.

Stormwind and Orgrimmar guards are excited for Star Wars in World of Warcraft

Being a writer for this particular outlet means getting to work from home, which means that the dress code rules aren't terrible restrictive. The...

Massively Overthinking: The next big Star Wars MMORPG

In honor of Star Wars week (and rumors that EA is working on another Star Wars game), let's talk Star Wars MMOs. Star...
This is the best-case scenario.

EVE Online’s winter events are all about players fighting… with snowballs

You've been playing EVE Online long enough to know that it's rarely good news when another ship arrives nearby and starts heading toward...

Massively OP’s Best of 2015 Awards: Most Anticipated for 2016 and Beyond

Massively OP's end-of-the-year awards continue today with our award for most anticipated MMO for 2016 and beyond. In 2013 and 2014, EverQuest Next and Landmark...

WoW Legion aims to flatten the PvP gear curve

Last night, Blizzard posted a dev blog to explain just how World of Warcraft Legion plans to drive a wrecking ball...

Global Chat: Being thankful in MMOs

Last month's Thanksgiving holiday in the US prompted several MMO bloggers to share their thanks for gaming and other geeky goodness. Stars of...

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