The stream Team: Take a gander at the new Games of Glory

If you’ve been waiting for a new top-down action team shooter set in a sci-fi universe, then Games of Glory may be for you! The game just opened its beta doors this week, and Massively OP’s MJ is barging in to check things out. What will the champions be like? How are the play fields designed? And how well will […]

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Massively Overthinking: Are MMORPG players a minority in their own genre?

Deep in the comments of the MMOs-vs.-survival-sandboxes thread from last week, reader miol_ produced a beautiful comment about how MMO players have become a minority in their own genre, which he then expounded upon for us in this provocative email. “I’ve reached the opinion, that since the launch of WoW and its clones, the ‘original’ MMO-playerbase became a minority in […]

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– Galactic Junk League Gift Key Giveaway!

MMORPG.com has been given gift keys for Galactic Junk League – the all new free to play space based multiplayer shooter where you build your combat ready ship from superior tech as well as forgotten galactic junk. These keys will give you in game items such as a Cyberpunk ship + 3 cyberpunk building blocks, Pilot License for 3 days and more. Get your key now!

PSA: Get Elder Scrolls Online super cheap through the Humble Bundle this weekend

Thinking about giving The Elder Scrolls Online a go as the march toward Morrowind pushes on toward June? You probably won’t find a cheaper deal between then and now than the Humble Bundle’s prices. You’re looking at $9.89 for the cheapskate version for people who just want a looksee, but the Gold edition for $29.99 is probably the best deal, […]

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Path of Exile issues Patch 3.0 manifesto

Does anyone not get a little excited and cynical when they hear the phrase “game manifesto” these days? It’s such a loaded term, fraught with seriousness and import. And yet sometimes, just sometimes, it can be used to discuss something as seemingly trivial as damage-over-time skills in MMOs. The Path of Exile team published the first part of its Patch […]

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Black Desert Online – Account Security May Have Been Breached

The Black Desert Online forum has a new post by Kakao Administrators that warns players that their account security “may have been compromised on a third party website”, though what website is unnamed. Any accounts that have been affected have had their passwords reset. The team is further advising those players to both change their account email and reset their passwords to avoid any security issues. Further, Kakao reminds players to reset similar passwords used on other sites.

ARK: Survival Evolved brings underwater doom to consoles

Remember the big ol’ underwater-themed ARK: Survival Evolved earlier this month that sent PC players into a tizzy over the big bird nerf? (Not the Big Bird nerf — that’s something else entirely.) That selfsame patch has landed for console players this week — without all the nerfs, mind you, as many (though not all) of those have been sorted out […]

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Hellion invites you to decorate while you’re scrambling to survive in space

Carving out a niche of your own in the deep of space is part of the full Hellion experience. In a new dev diary, the team discusses how players can claim ships or outposts as their own, naming them and setting permissions for others to visit (or not). There is always the possibility of hacking another’s security system to gain […]

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PSA: Champions Online’s freeform slots are half-off

If you haven’t picked up Champions Online as a free player, you might not know that the game restricts unfettered character creation for F2P. Instead, freeloaders are restricted to pre-built archetypes that don’t allow for the fun of mix-and-matching your own vision. That is, unless you either subscribe or purchase a “freeform” slot unlock for your account. A freeform slot […]

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Black Desert warns players of possible account breach

Heads-up, Black Desert fans: Kakao just let its players know that their account security may be in jeopardy. “We recently received a report that account security may have been compromised on a third party website. In response, we have reset the password for any related accounts. We strongly urge any user whose password was reset to contact customer support in […]

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Wakfu adds leaderboard rewards, ventures further up Mount Zinit

An unexpected environment and a shocking revelation about a key character lays in wait for adventurers who continue to scale Wakfu’s Mount Zinit. The team posted a dev blog about the next stage of ascent up the monumental mountain. “In Mount Zinit part two, we decided to finish one aspect of the narrative before you even had time to explore […]

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The Stream Team: So many Secret World sabotage missions

While there is both hopeful excitement and worried trepidation about the upcoming Secret World Legends, Massively OP’s MJ is going to continue to immerse herself in her beloved Secret World. It doesn’t matter where she goes, she just wants to hang out in the world. But while she’s there, she might as well try to finish a few more sabotage […]

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Revelation Online invites you to visit the Immortal Annex

The Immortal Annex in Revelation Online is a place of boundless learning, a faction devoted simply to studying, researching, learning, and never actually going out to get a job. It’s an undeclared college major’s dream locale, and it’s also the latest spot being highlighted by the game as the place to go. Not just for Rush Week and the weekly […]

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Choose My Adventure: Failure to trade in Black Desert

Despite my best efforts, I walked away from my trading attempts in Black Desert having been wholly unsuccessful. I consider this a good thing, and it left me with a very positive impression of the mechanics involved, with maybe one exception. This may sound weird and almost nonsensical, but additional context sheds some light on that statement. One of my […]

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ECO explores climate change with the power of video games

If you’re averse to politics, science, and education, you might want to give ECO wide berth. Otherwise, Strange Loop Games CEO John Krajewski hopes that you and the upcoming generation of students might learn a thing or two about the impact of humans on a closed environment through ECO’s 30-day cycle. “Within the experiential power of games, I believe we can […]

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Enter to win a Marvel Heroes Omega founder pack with beta access from Gazillion and MOP

If you were curious about the Marvel Heroes Omega edition out on PlayStation 4 but didn’t want to shell out for a founder pack to buy beta access to what will eventually be a free-to-play title, today’s giveaway is for you! Gazillion has granted Massively OP five founder codes for our readers. The giveaway, like the ongoing closed beta, is restricted […]

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Neverwinter – Perfect World Celebrates 15M Registered Players

Perfect World is celebrating today with the news that Neverwinter has accrued fifteen million registered players since the game launched in 2013. The number of players is spread across PC, PlayStation 4 and XBox One. Devs have proudly produced a new trailer to thank the Neverwinter community for its support.

Neverwinter claims 15M registered players across all platforms

Neverwinter has cause for celebration today: PWE has officially announced that the D&D MMORPG has counted over 15 million registered players on PC, Xbox One, and PS4. The game is playable in 110 countries (presumably excepting China, where it sunsetted earlier this year) and has seen 11 large expansiony updates since its formal release in 2013. That’s up another three […]

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Elder Scrolls Online – Morrowind – Beta – TheHiveLeader

The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind is approaching fast. This week, Zenimax allowed TheHiveLeader access to the closed beta for the upcoming (we’re not gonna call it an) expansion. What were his initial thoughts? How’s the Warden class? Let’s find out!