turbine

American studio known primarily for Lord of the Rings Online, Dungeons and Dragons Online, and the Asheron’s Call franchise.

Lord of the Rings Online makes its monster PvP free for all players

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Ever fancy taking a break from saving Middle-earth to conquering it? Everyone soon will get that chance in Lord of the Rings Online, as...
Bundles.

The Daily Grind: Does it ever make sense for an MMO to restrict certain classes to specific races?

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With the recent news that Lord of the Rings Online is loosening up some restrictions regarding class and race combinations, it seems to have...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 379: Dinosaurs and Dragonflight

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Justin and Bree discuss DDO's Isle of Dread, WoW Dragonflight, WoW Classic WOTLK, LOTRO, ArcheAge, No Man's Sky, and Trove, with adventures in LOTRO, SWG Leegends, and New World, plus mailbag topics on Horizons/Istaria and cool musical moments in MMOs.

LOTRO pushes Shadowfax and Treebeard forward, defends expanding class and race combos

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With Anor closing in August, Ithil already closed, and no new legendary worlds planned for the near future, the options for a progression server...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best looting system in an MMO?

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I've had looting on the brain lately for several reasons. For starters, I spent some time working with my son earlier this year helping...

LOTRO Legendarium: Embracing Lord of the Rings Online’s new class/race combos

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Lord of the Rings Online's July through September edition of the Producer's Letter appeared this week, hauling along with it some disappointment, some intrigue,...

These are the online gaming companies supporting reproductive choice and healthcare for workers

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When news of the impending overturn of Roe v. Wade in the United first leaked in early May, so few games companies spoke up...

Massively Overthinking: The second big five MMOs

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So here in the MMORPG genre, we've been working under the assumption for the last few years that the "big five" MMOs that dominate...

Dungeons and Dragons Online goes prehistoric with Isle of Dread launch

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Watch out for the enormous piles of dino doo-doo, and welcome to Isle of Dread! Dungeons and Dragons Online brought the classic D&D module...

PSA: Lord of the Rings Online has even more corgis to dump into your lap

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The corgi invasion of Middle-earth hasn't stopped just because Lord of the Rings Online's anniversary celebration did. If you missed out on snagging a...

Lord of the Rings Online previews summer content and race/class combos, will sunset Anor server in August

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Lord of the Rings Online's latest producer letter dropped this afternoon with the outlook for the July to September quarter - and it's packed...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 378: That MMO fresh start feeling

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Justin and Bree discuss WoW Classic, Diablo Immortal, Neverwinter, Echo of Soul, Gloria Victis, Palia, and Marvel Heroes, with adventures in Elder Scrolls, Arcane Waters, LOTRO, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on MMOs and accessibility.

LOTRO Legendarium: Return to Moria hopes to fill a niche crevasse

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As you may have already noticed from this column's previous coverage of the Amazon MMO, LOTRO Legendarium's umbrella is big enough to provide shade...

Massively Overthinking: Which classic MMOs hold up the best visually in 2022?

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As one of our resident fans of old MMOs, I always have to clarify that it's the systems and ideas in old games that...

Lord of the Rings Online welcomes back the Midsummer Festival, talks about what’s next

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Wedding bells are ringing in Middle-earth -- again -- which means that Lord of the Rings Online's Midsummer Festival has returned for another season....

The Daily Grind: How do you feel about studios paying streamers to cover MMOs?

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The other night, I was listening to a YouTuber go through a list of ideas to improve Lord of the Rings Online. I agreed...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 377: Isle thing, you make my heart sing

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Justin and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online High Isle, FFXIV patch 6.15, Elite Dangerous Odyssey update 12, Albion Online's Into the Fray, Overwatch 2, Diablo IV, Starkeepers, and Lord of the Rings Return to Moria, with adventures in LOTRO, SWG Legends, and Life is Strange, plus mailbag topics on Diablo Immortal, opt-in flag PvP, and MMO character backstory bios.

Dungeons and Dragons Online promises loads of loot awaits in the Isle of Dread

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Wednesday, June 22nd, is when Dungeons and Dragons Online will open the gates to the Jurassic park world of the Isle of Dread, and...

One Shots: Wait, when did you get your mech pilot license?

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As we cruise into this week's One Shots exhibition, Scott brings up a good point about the weirdness of jumping into the seat of...

The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria buries the survival crafting genre deep underground

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Lord of the Rings Online is going to have to scoot over and share some of its online space because there's a new Moria...

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