Trove begins summer festival, Pride event, and Rising Tides update testing

Gamigo's Trove might be the company's crown jewel MMO, even if it does still fly under the radar of more hardcore MMORPG players. It...

Solarpunk showcases an overhauled merchant platform in its latest development update

"We wasted a lot of time but Minecraft inspired us." That's the throughline of a recent update blog and the literal title of a...

MMO Business Roundup: Nexon’s Q1 2024, Microsoft’s AI fiddling, XDefiant’s monetization

Welcome back to another quick roundup of some MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news! This time around, we've got only one first quarter report to...

The Daily Grind: What’s the best desert biome in MMOs?

Until I lived in one for a few years in real life, I was not a big fan of the desert - anywhere. Cue...

Unleashed’s MMORPG Haven is aimed at parents who grew up playing EverQuest and WoW

Back in February, we covered an upcoming but low-key crossplatform MMORPG called Haven by an indie studio called Unleashed games, whose star-studded dev team...

Not the bees! MMO sandbox Trove launches its Spring Fling event

Gamigo is following up Bunfest in Trove with yet another spring event: Spring Fling, headlined by no less than Sir Dapper Duckington, Esquire. "The...

Miracle-Gro asks gamers to film gardening in games from Stardew Valley to Minecraft

This is such a weird crosspromo that I literally dropped what I was doing to write it up because I know this is gonna...
It's not a good game, Beavis.

‘Evergreen titles and robust content pipelines reign supreme,’ says games industry firm Newzoo

We conveniently had a community discussion on the meaning of old-school when it comes to MMOs earlier this week, so consider that required reading...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 467: The end of an ArcheAge

Justin and Bree discuss ArcheAge's sunset, the cancellation of BlizzCon 2024, Escape from Tarkov's no good very bad day, Age of Water's early access launch, and the 20th anniversary of City of Heroes, with adventures in LOTRO, WoW, Fallout 4, and Guild Wars 2, plus mailbag topics on defensive characters in MMOs and whether Crowfall has any kind of future.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 466: Elder Scrolls Offline

Justin and Bree discuss PlanetSide 2's new developer, Elder Scrolls Online's rollback situation, the revival of Life is Feudal, and the resurrection of Legends of Aria Classic, with adventures in LOTRO, ESO, and World of Warcraft, plus mailbag topics on Palia, Blade and Soul, Dragons Dogma Online, and MMOs that would work offline.

Boxy MMORPG EverCraft Online announces a weekend-long open alpha test starting April 19

Last week we first got word of EverCraft Online, a boxy 3-D sandbox MMORPG that aims to be "a demanding, yet rewarding, multiplayer experience."...

Stormgate studio Frost Giant opens equity crowdfunding campaign to make players into investors

Back in February, we covered the eyebrow-raising story that Frost Giant, the studio behind multiplayer RTS Stormgate, was planning to make a push for...

Gamigo launches a revitalized Bunfest event for Trove today

We may be past Easter, but Trove's Bunfest isn't beholden to your real-world calendar! Yep, Gamigo announced this morning that Bunfest is back for...

Can’t see the eclipse in person today? Here’s how to watch it with online with some gaming flair

As we noted on Friday, there's a major celestial event happening for North America today: A lot of you are about to see an...

EverCraft Online is a boxy pre-alpha MMORPG that seeks a return to the ‘classic roots’ of the genre

It's time to once more share word of an in-development indie MMORPG that believes it can bring back the genre's bygone halcyon days. Meet...

Trove’s spring update adds a gearcrafting skill and overhauls endgame drops

Gamigo's Trove is continuing to get love regardless of what's going on with the rest of the company's MMORPG catalogue, and for the blocky...
City again.

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......

Trove brings back its lucky St Qubeslick event for St Patrick’s Day shenanigans

St Patrick's day this year happens to fall on a joykill Sunday, but if you were planning to celebrate in video games rather than...

Massively Overthinking: Are survival games the new MMO?

A few Overthinkings ago, a MOP commenter said something that seemed very simple but still hit me really hard, to the point that I'm...

Besieged by bitcoin bots, BitCraft reiterates that it’s not a crypto or NFT MMO

We've been shaking our head ruefully at BitCraft's name for several years now, as it seemed clear to us that the name could be...