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The MOP Up: Soulframe releases a soundtrack tidbit

Soulframe fans starved to hear something -- anything -- about Digital Extremes' upcoming fantasy RPG were thrown an audio morsel this week in the...

Destiny 2 adds new weapons, details Checkmate mode updates, and confirms Season 23 gunsmith tweaks

The end of the week always means a newsletter from Destiny 2, and this edition of the post features another round of updates for...

The Stream Team: Reliving Destiny 2’s past through timeline reflections

MOP's Chris has been playing Destiny 2 for a while, but he also does have some gaps in the story. He also recalls at...

Vague Patch Notes: The games industry arrogance cycle, in MMOs and elsewhere

Unity has fallen. Oh, sure, the company has rolled back the worst parts of its incredibly boneheaded "give us money for your successful game"...

Vague Patch Notes: So what actually kills MMO communities?

Since we're busy getting a front-row seat to World of Warcraft adding the dungeon finder again, only this time it's WoW Classic, we are...

Ubisoft says The Crew Motorfest outperformed past first-week sales for The Crew franchise

Ubisoft might be persona non grata around the gaming industry of late, but it's had a couple of rare wins - one of them...
This is some Michael Bay contrast.

Wisdom of Nym: Examining the Mamool Ja of Final Fantasy XIV

The Mamool Ja have been a feature of Final Fantasy XIV since the game's relaunch in 2013, so in a way it's kind of...

The MOP Up: World of Warcraft’s mighty banhammer strikes once more

World of Warcraft announced that it banned 145,566 accounts in August, saying, "All of these actions were for cheating or exploitation, which primarily result...

Destiny 2 announces plans to completely remove legendary shards currency from the game

Legendary shards are one of those currencies that Destiny 2 players can either have too much of or not enough of, and that can...

Destiny 2 outlines new missions and features designed to help new and returning players

As Destiny 2 moves towards its Final Shape expansion, it becomes even more apparent that there are a lot of vague narrative details that...
Hush up.

Final Fantasy XI is implementing boss difficulty selection for Sortie with its September version update

Upgrading your Prime Weapon in Final Fantasy XI is supposed to be hard. That's kind of the point. But there's also the fact that...

The MOP Up: Warhammer 40K Rogue Trader adds multiplayer coop

Turn-based CRPG Warhammer 40,000: Rogue Trader announced that it will be including coop multiplayer with its PC launch (there is no date yet set,...

Perfect Ten: Times when MMOs brought about world-shattering cataclysms

The notion of an in-game cataclysm is hardly the sole domain of Activision-Blizzard; on the contrary, large-scale apocalypses pop up all the time in...

Lineage II brings back the Red Libra Merchants and their unique wares until September 12

When is a merchant not just a merchant? When it looks like a cat bunny, of course. Also, it's when the merchant sells things...
It's a new thing.

Wisdom of Nym: Looking back at a decade of Final Fantasy XIV

When Final Fantasy XIV was first announced, I was still fairly new in my tenure at Massively, but our editor-in-chief at the time was...
The eternal.

Massively Overthinking: What makes you embarrassed to be an MMORPG player?

A week or two ago, the MOP writers were chatting about people flipping tables over River Hobbits in Lord of the Rings Online (sigh)...

Vague Patch Notes: Internet killed the MMORPG star

If you ever need to understand why MMORPGs today look so different from how they looked back in 1997, there are a lot of...

Destiny 2’s The Final Shape arrives February 27, 2024, as season 22 launches today

Bungie is pushing onward with Destiny 2's next chapter: This afternoon during its Twitch broadcast, the studio took the wraps off The Final Shape,...

Lord of the Rings Online to welcome River Hobbits on August 22nd

The latest pint-sized population to enter Middle-earth is almost here. On last Friday's livestream, Lord of the Rings Online announced that River Hobbits are...

Bungie and Destiny 2 players empower relief for Hawaii with fundraising campaign

Bungie and the Destiny 2 playerbase have formally joined the effort to aid Hawaii following devastating wildfires earlier this month. "Last week devastating wildfires fueled...