SWTOR tests the new Rishi Hideout and Battle Ring arena

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SWTOR tests the new Rishi Hideout and Battle Ring arena

Is there a new hope for entertainment in a galaxy far, far away? At the end of this month on July 31st, Star Wars: The Old Republic is going to push back against the sinister threat of summer boredom with its Galactic Legend update. You won’t have to wait until then to check out the patch, however. Game Update 5.9.2...

Trion Worlds offers free MMO goodies for Marvel Heroes refugees

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Trion Worlds offers free MMO goodies for Marvel Heroes refugees

Ever since Trion Worlds announced that it had snapped up all of the remaining assets from Gazillion and Marvel Heroes, we have wondered what the studio was planning to do with them. Now we know at least in part, as Trion is handing out free MMO promotional packs to Marvel Heroes refugees as a way to welcome them to the...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG deserves way more hype than it gets?

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The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG deserves way more hype than it gets?

According to Friday’s Daily Grind on hype cycles, a lot of folks think they begin way too early for most games. But what about games with the opposite problem – hype that just isn’t loud enough? I’m thinking of games like Project Gorgon here. It saw a flurry of activity when it crowdfunded, and again when it went into early...

MMO Week in Review: Paying the price (July 8, 2018)

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MMO Week in Review: Paying the price (July 8, 2018)

Were you too busy gaming this week to pay attention to MMO news? Get caught up every Sunday evening with Massively Overpowered’s Week in Review! Undeniably, the biggest story this week – and it’s even on track to be one of the biggest of the year – is the story of how a bizarre altercation on Twitter wound up generating a...

EVE Evolved: Improving EVE Online’s organisational tools

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EVE Evolved: Improving EVE Online’s organisational tools

Throughout most of EVE Online‘s lifetime, players have developed their own third-party applications (and yes, spreadsheets) to help organise and enhance their gameplay. We’ve got skill training calculators, websites for keeping track of structure fuel, databases full of information on items, and advanced industry and market tools that look like they belong to real world stock brokers. Most large alliances...

The MOP Up: Warface is coming to console this summer (July 8, 2018)

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The MOP Up: Warface is coming to console this summer (July 8, 2018)

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 that we missed? Hit us up through our...

Latest War of Rights update introduces new Maryland Heights skirmish area

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Latest War of Rights update introduces new Maryland Heights skirmish area

Campfire Games has just released the latest update for its game War of Rights, bringing bug fixes, graphical updates, and a brand-new skirmish area to the American-Civil-War-based FPS. The highlight of the update, of course, is the addition of the seventh Harpers Ferry skirmish area, Maryland Heights, which allows players to recreate a historic showdown between Confederate and Union forces...

Jukebox Heroes: Six more groovy tunes from MMOs you’ve never played

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Jukebox Heroes: Six more groovy tunes from MMOs you’ve never played

As an MMO music collector, I’ve gathered some really obscure soundtracks over the years, including ones from games that people don’t even remember existing, nevermind having actually played. I won’t lie: Some of these soundtracks are downright forgettable. They might have one or two halfway decent tunes tucked among them, but they certainly do not have enough good tracks to...