Atlas Reactor launches new Oblivion map just in time for a double-experience weekend

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Atlas Reactor launches new Oblivion map just in time for a double-experience weekend

Trion’s big games always get so much attention that I always forget about Atlas Reactor, but here it comes this weekend with a mighty patch and event for loyal players. In fact, it’s getting an all-new map called Oblivion. “Oblivion awaits in Atlas Reactor, prepare to embrace the darkness in a Necrolancer inspired map for PVP, VS Bots, and Custom...

Rend discusses sweeping content changes, wipes alpha servers ahead of new testing surge today

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Rend discusses sweeping content changes, wipes alpha servers ahead of new testing surge today

Keep an eye on your inboxes today if you’re hoping to get into Rend’s alpha test: Frostkeep announced this week that it’s added two new servers and “thousands” of new testers today. The downside? The existing four servers will be wiped, so all testers are effectively starting over. In addition to the character redesign and talent rebalance features in progress,...

The Stream Team: Looking at Legends of Aria’s closed beta

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The Stream Team: Looking at Legends of Aria’s closed beta

Alpha is but a memory from the past — Legends of Aria has moved on to closed beta. That means Massively OP’s MJ needs to dive in and see how things are going. She already likes the choices on character create. Tune in live at 2:00 p.m. to check out the beta version of… What: Legends of Aria Who: MJ...

Stardew Valley is finally really truly launching PC multiplayer on August 1st

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Stardew Valley is finally really truly launching PC multiplayer on August 1st

Stretch your mind back over two years ago, when the much-loved Stardew Valley first confirmed it was getting a multiplayer version, thereby justifying our burning desire to write about it on Massively OP. Original creator Eric Barone and the studio he brought on to handle multiplayer, Chucklefish Games, kept a tiny trickle of hope coming over the last two years...

Fractured’s player city system is the evolution of Star Wars Galaxies

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Fractured’s player city system is the evolution of Star Wars Galaxies

MMORPG sandbox Fractured has five days to secure another 16K to make its $116K Kickstarter goal – and it just broke the $100K barrier as I’m typing this sentence. Dynamight Studios has a big housing and town update out today that ought to give players a reason to push it over the edge. “In Fractured, having a base of operation...

Crowfall improves performance by changing terrain

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Crowfall improves performance by changing terrain

It’s far too early in Crowfall’s testing to worry about optimizing the game’s frame rate and overall performance, but there’s a difference between “optimizing” and “improving.” The latest change made to the game exists precisely in that space, as the game should now perform better just because the game’s terrain is now being rendered using custom-built meshes instead of built-in...

Star Citizen is working on the AI patrols to make griefing much harder, reveals medical concept ship sale

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Star Citizen is working on the AI patrols to make griefing much harder, reveals medical concept ship sale

On this week’s episode of Star Citizen’s Around the Verse, Sandi Gardiner and Chris Roberts recap “emergent gameplay” events recorded by the community, including a humorous take on the Cry Astro protest we wrote about last week. “The mission team has been working to implement FPS AI into persistent universe locations, and they’ve recently started testing AI patrols around Cryo...