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First impressions: Elyon is a boring world with compelling gameplay and customization systems

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I’m going to be perfectly honest, I went in to Elyon with some pretty low expectations. Watching it be transmuted from Ascent: Infinite Realm,...

Aether Story melds ‘glory days’ of classic JRPGs with the modern MMO

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Two tastes that go good together: Peanut butter and chocolate. Strawberry and kiwi. Vanilla Ice and Ninja Turtles. And old school-style Japanese RPGs and......

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the best weapon animations?

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I remember back when World of Warcraft was just plain vanilla and there was plenty of time to observe things during the countless fights....

Casually Classic: Why it’s so good to Zangarmarsh and chill in WoW Classic

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Burning Crusade's Outland shows all the hallmarks of being a playground for developers to flex and try new things. I always was amused at...
Eat it, eat it, put it in your mouth and eat it.

Massively Overthinking: The curious cycle of MMO refunds, tutorials, and reviews

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MOP reader Steve recently posed us an intriguing question about the state of tutorials in MMOs and other games - and how those tutorials'...
For SOME REASON

Casually Classic: Why WoW Classic progression should end after Wrath of the Lich King

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Considering that we are just in the early months of Burning Crusade Classic, I think it might be both premature and presumptuous to be...

ArcheAge Unchained hands out a stuffed cow sheriff in latest ArchePass as the Freedom Festival returns

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There's a new sheriff in town. A new cowboy. Who also happens to be a cow boy. That's the primary feature of ArcheAge Unchained's...

First Impressions: Diving into Oblivion portals with companions in Elder Scrolls Online’s Blackwood

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Like clockwork, The Elder Scrolls Online has flung wide the gates of its annual chapter release. This time, in Blackwood, we are headed to...
These references, however, remain.

Casually Classic: The WoW Classic vanilla era is over, and I won’t miss it

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With the launch of World of Warcraft Classic's Burning Crusade this past week, the door has been (mostly) closed on what is now being called...

Casually Classic: Ranking WoW Classic’s racial and class mounts

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Now that the pre-patch has arrived for WoW Classic's Burning Crusade, leveling characters are enjoying being able to snag a mount at level 30...

WoW Classic backs down on cloning prices, connects soon-to-be-desolated servers

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You see, it wasn't just us complaining about the obscenely high price point of WoW Classic's upcoming cloning service. The $35 option received so...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Recapping the entire Guild Wars 2 The Icebrood Saga

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When looking back on Guild Wars 2's The Icebrood Saga, I think the most noticeable feature was its many ups and downs. If I’m...

Global Chat: Giddy over SWTOR’s Dark Descent

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For MMO blogs that only cover a single game, an announcement of an upcoming content release is like a mini-Christmas all to itself. This...

Casually Classic: How World of Warcraft made bad graphics look good

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When I returned to World of Warcraft Classic in 2019, I steeled myself to be vastly underwhelmed by the visuals. I'm not a graphics...

Massively Overthinking: Picking the ‘wrong’ MMORPG class

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Last month, the MMORPG subreddit slept on a good thread about picking classes in MMOs. Let's wake this sucker up. "Am I the only...

Casually Classic: How Burning Crusade revolutionized WoW questing

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While it's been a blast stepping back into an era where I can re-experience World of Warcraft as it once was, playing WoW Classic...

Diablo II Resurrected will allow old save file transfers, will likely be Blizzard’s last remaster

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I have to wonder who would be hanging on to an old Diablo II save file but then I check myself as I look...
These references, however, remain.

WoW Factor: Will most WoW Classic players genuinely move on to The Burning Crusade?

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So as much praise as I had for the WoW Classic side of the World of Warcraft equation last week, there's something that was interesting as...
Parses were still a thing, even then.

World of Warcraft’s valor patch comes next week while WoW Classic flirts with #somechanges

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A systems and balancing patch is hitting World of Warcraft's live servers next week as Blizzard fine-tunes Shadowlands before it brings Patch 9.1 out...
It's classically something.

Casually Classic: What’s the point of playing WoW Classic in 2021?

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Welcome to Casually Classic, a new column here on Massively OP dedicated to examining World of Warcraft Classic from the vantage point of a...

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