The MOP Up: FFXIV’s Eorzean Symphony (February 18, 2017)

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The MOP Up: FFXIV’s Eorzean Symphony (February 18, 2017)

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 of it gets backlogged. That’s why there’s The MOP Up: a weekly compilation of smaller MMO stories and videos that you won’t want to miss. Seen any good MMO news? Hit us up through our tips line! Maybe...

Neverwinter details the creation of the Atropal boss

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Neverwinter details the creation of the Atropal boss

The Atropal boss in Neverwinter is not something you want to run into in a dark alley. Heck, it’s probably not something you want to run into anywhere, for any reason, at any point in time. It is a pretty disturbing-looking monstrosity, that’s the point here. And there’s a whole development blog available now about how the boss was designed,...

Global Chat: What is the population of Guild Wars 2?

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Global Chat: What is the population of Guild Wars 2?

Does it matter how many people are playing your MMO? For some, yes, it does. It’s at least of passing interest to others, especially if players are looking for a “healthy” title or want a large number with which to impress their friends and argue that this MMO is besting another. So don’t be too surprised that there is an...

One Shots: First steps into a wider world

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One Shots: First steps into a wider world

Every MMORPG player knows that there is something incredible and magical in the feeling that you get when you take your very first steps into a new game. It’s the fresh scent of the unknown mixed with potential, excitement, and energy. Reader François knows this all too well as he documents an early moment from Final Fantasy XIV: “The trees of...

The Stream Team: Recovering Warframe’s Stolen Dreams

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The Stream Team: Recovering Warframe’s Stolen Dreams

After following events, alerts, and dreams of a kubrow pet, Massively OP’s MJ has neglected her other Warframe quests for a long while. Tonight she rectifies that. For one mission, she needs to find a thief named Maroo and uncover secrets of the Arcane Codices. Tune in live at 8:00 p.m. as MJ works on the Stolen Dreams quest. What:...

Fight to the top in Reign of Guilds’ hardcore medieval world

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Fight to the top in Reign of Guilds’ hardcore medieval world

Is there room enough in this industry for another self-proclaimed hardcore, old school MMORPG with all of the PvP fixins? Russian-based Atlant Games is betting that there is, as it’s deep in development with a medieval title called Reign of Guilds. A cross between a kingdom simulator and a guild sieges, Reign of Guilds thrust players into a fantasy realm...

ArcheAge Begins debuts its regional championship mode

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ArcheAge Begins debuts its regional championship mode

Gamevil’s mobile spinoff of ArcheAge, ArcheAge Begins, pumped out its fourth content update this past week. The focus this time around was the debut of the Regional Championship, a 4v4 PvP arena. By participating in the championship, players can fight cross-server as they claw, blast, and power their way to the top of the rankings. This championship is an evolution...

Whatever happened to Pirates of the Burning Sea, Pirates of the Caribbean Online, and Puzzle Pirates?

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Whatever happened to Pirates of the Burning Sea, Pirates of the Caribbean Online, and Puzzle Pirates?

Ever pause during your day and find yourself wondering, “Whatever happened to that game?” With hundreds upon hundreds of online titles these days, it’s surprisingly easy for MMOs to fall through the cracks and become buried as more aggressive or active games take the spotlight. Well, every so often we here at Massively Overpowered find ourselves curious what has transpired with certain...