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Leaderboard: Are you up in arms over Black Desert’s cash shop?

Since the Black Desert beta opened up, the cash shop has been at the center of a gathering storm. While the game is ostensibly...
Not playing the game is a lot like playing the game in the right light.

ArcheAge introduces stat-granting costumes and clothes laundering

After a long night of play in ArcheAge, do you stare at your costume slot and wonder why it can make you look so...

ArcheAge bans raiding guild for Leviathan exploit

One raiding guild in ArcheAge is feeling the heavy hand of studio justice this weekend, as Trion Worlds has levied the boom against over...

Global Chat: Saying farewell to City of Steam

No doubt by now you have heard that the indie steampunk City of Steam has been shuttered. And while its demise won't change the...

The MOP Up: RuneScape’s TCG wraps up closed beta (February 7, 2016)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

ArcheAge’s costumes will soon come with stats and levels

Fashion or power: Who says you can't have both? Not ArcheAge, that's for sure, because the game is getting ready to introduce costumes with...

Ask Mo: Re-reviewing MMORPGs and birthday shenanigans

Mo's been collecting letters to the editor for me to address in Ask Mo for the past month or two, and this one from...

Bebopping through ArcheAge’s Bloodsong update with Trion

Sometimes the wait for new content is made worse when you see another region enjoying it long before you can. That's how I've felt...
Blood's good. You need blood to live.

ArcheAge previews the central dungeon of the Bloodsong

When a whole bunch of people start following a mysterious song to their deaths, you know that something is wrong, even in a setting...

First impressions of Black Desert’s closed beta test, part two: Crafting, gathering, and economy

On Friday, I took a look at the classes, combat, and tricky mechanics of upcoming sandboxy Korean-import Black Desert's first western closed beta test....

Tiptoeing through ArcheAge’s 2015

It has been quite a year for ArcheAge. As you look back over the past 12 months, you certainly can't say 2015 was uneventful;...

Perfect Ten: The MMORPGs to watch in 2016

A long time ago on another website far, far away, I held a tradition of kicking off the new year by listing the top...

The Stream Team: Cruising ArcheAge’s oceans

The holidays are over in ArcheAge (*sniff*) so MassivelyOP's MJ has to find something else to occupy her time. How about a cruise? Those...

MMO Year in Review: WildStar Reloaded (September 2015)

This year, we're taking a time-machine back through our MMO coverage, month by month, to hit the highlights and frame our journey before we head...

One Shots: A blast of winter joy

Aw, you guys! The call for winter and holiday screenshots proved to be a sustaining request, as many of you kept sending in more...
Yeah, it's never happening.

The Daily Grind: Do long localization delays make you less likely to play an MMO?

Having written about it recently, I found myself thinking that it might not even matter if Phantasy Star Online 2 even comes out in...
Bear bomb!

Ask Mo: Massively OP’s 2015 awards debrief

Massively OP's formal 2015 awards technically ended on Friday, though we've got a few stragglers and roundups left to go. As I do every year, today I'll round...

The best MMO deals in the Steam winter 2015 sale

It's the holiday season! A time for cuddling up before a cozy fire, enjoying loved ones, sharing memories, and... just kidding. It's time to...

The MOP Up: GTA Online makes every bullet count (December 13, 2015)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

Massively OP’s Best of 2015 Awards: Most Likely to Flop

Massively OP's end-of-the-year awards continue today with our most likely to flop in 2016 and beyond award. Last year, Star Citizen took home this dishonor, leading to...