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No time for games, Dr. Jones? Massively Overpowered’s Week in Review is here to catch you up on all the past week’s big MMO news! [Follow this feature’s RSS feed]

MMO Week in Review: End of Dragons and the Blizzard walkout

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Activision-Blizzard's sexism scandal continued ramping up this week, as Bobby Kotick issued a letter reassuring stockholders while staffers condemned the corporate response, staging a...

MMO Week in Review: RIP to the Blizzard you thought you knew

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It probably shouldn't surprise anyone that a video game company long-maligned and even boycotted over everything from political censorship and mass-layoffs to labor abuses...

MMO Week in Review: Elyria, Camelot, and Crowfall shenanigans

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'Twas the battle of the crowdfunded MMOs this week, and not really the good kind, as it all comes down to transparency one way...

MMO Week in Review: The week when we got two new launched MMORPGs

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I joked on Twitter that it's not every week when we get to graduate a Kickstarter MMORPG to launch, but it's also not every...

MMO Week in Review: Delay of Dragons

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Any other week, the news that Magic Legends is closing down and laying off the team before it launches, SWTOR is getting a Christmas...

MMO Week in Review: Aion Classic is a harsh reminder about monetization and modern nostalgia servers

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Aion Classic raised all the eyebrows this week when it launched with a subscription with what is arguably an economic pay-to-win feature baked right...

MMO Week in Review: WoW’s Chains of Domination and Black Desert’s Corsair

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Topping off the MMORPG headlines this week was the news that World of Warcraft has finally picked a date for patch 9.1, Chains of...

MMO Week in Review: MMOs are back

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I don't know about you folks, but I feel as if I'm barely treading water when it comes to keeping up with all the...

MMO Week in Review: Burning Crusade, Blackwood, Prisms, and Crowfall

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One of my favorite "problems" is when we have a week so packed with big MMORPG news that I can't decide what to feature...

MMO Week in Review: Daybreak, BlizzCon, and Ashes of Creation

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It was a strange sort of businessy sort of week in MMO land, as Daybreak's games got a ticket to 4Game, Blizzard canceled BlizzCon...

MMO Week in Review: Burning Crusade, Odyssey, SOLO, Bless, and New Genesis

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It's been a positively massive week for the MMO genre, with launches and betas left and right: WoW Classic rolled out the Burning Crusade...

MMO Week in Review: Blizzard’s depletion and a trip to Bespin

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Activision-Blizzard stole the week of news when our little ol' post about how Blizzard itself has now dropped almost 29% of its active playerbase...

MMO Week in Review: Casting judgment on Guild Wars 2’s Judgment

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Guild Wars 2 stole the spotlight this week, and whether you thought it was a good thing or a bad thing probably depends on...

MMO Week in Review: Like butter that has been scraped over too much bread

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The good news is that Lord of the Rings Online got its Bilbo adventures update out this week, not all that long after its...

MMO Week in Review: So LOTRO is breathing easier right about now

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It's pretty rare that a story that broke over the weekend is the most interesting thing to have happened all week unless it's a...

MMO Week in Review: The Dual Universe disturbance

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I can count on one hand the number of prominent MMORPG studios that aren't forthcoming with customers about who is actually in charge, and...

MMO Week in Review: Little hope left for Cyberpunk 2077 multiplayer

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Cyberpunk 2077 all but killed off any remaining hope that a multiplayer version is still on deck, thanks to a corporate vision that will...
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MMO Week in Review: Betas for Magic Legends and WoW Classic Burning Crusade

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Magic Legends soft-launched on PC this week with an open beta that attracted a lot of attention and lot of grouching too, culminating in...

MMO Week in Review: Wildwood, Dark Descent, and EverQuest’s 22nd

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It wasn't a bad week for MMOs at all, we're happy to report, as LOTRO launched the Wildwood patch, EverQuest kicked off its 22nd...

MMO Week in Review: RIFT deserves better

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Gamigo's bad news continued this week as we learned that multiple RIFT developers had been laid off. While Gamigo says RIFT is "contributing a...

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