Ship of Heroes shows off its female soldier armor

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Ship of Heroes shows off its female soldier armor

It would be unfair to say that superhero MMOs are based entirely on the strength of their costume creation, but that costume creation is pretty darn important just the same. So it’s good to see Ship of Heroes demonstrate what the opposite-gender costumes will look like by showing off the female soldier armor, based off of the armor for one...

Todd Howard blames Fallout 76’s lack of cross-platform play on Sony

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Todd Howard blames Fallout 76’s lack of cross-platform play on Sony

The reason you won’t be able to play Fallout 76 with your friends on consoles is because of Sony, according to Bethesda studio director Todd Howard. A recent interview with a German site had Howard claiming that while Bethesda would like to do cross-platform play, “Sony is not as helpful as everyone would like.” Bethesda declined to elaborate on the...

Fortnite’s rocket launch led to players being… nice to each other

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Fortnite’s rocket launch led to players being… nice to each other

You might think that gathering a bunch of Fortnite players in one spot to watch a rocket launch would lead to a whole lot of players shooting one another and very little actual watching of said rocket launch. But according to Polygon, players were actually being polite and watching as everything went down. After all, there’s time to go back...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG has the best user interface?

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The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG has the best user interface?

In the comments of my last Daily Grind about Star Wars Galaxies, there erupted a lively debate about the game’s user interface in the particular. I was surprised to find that some folks are convinced the game’s interface was lacking, given that it’s basically the same minimap-plus-hotbars-plus-unit-frames-plus-chat interface that every other MMORPG since has cribbed, just a bit more Star...

MMO Week in Review: Praise Joko (July 1, 2018)

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MMO Week in Review: Praise Joko (July 1, 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! This summer just keeps on keepin’ on with the big news. This week, Guild Wars 2 had a rocky launch for its latest content episode, Trion bought up what was left of Gazillion, the Final Fantasy XIV...

Square Enix scoops up Boundless, setting it up for a late 2018 launch

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Square Enix scoops up Boundless, setting it up for a late 2018 launch

It’s been a while since we last caught up with Boundless, that quirky voxel sandbox that might be better known by its former title, Oort Online. It’s now up to Patch 192 in early access, having added features such as an assistance scanner, bombs, brews, portals, meteorites, combat, and so much more over the past six months. Now the MMO...

The MOP Up: EverQuest II’s scorched sky policy (July 1, 2018)

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The MOP Up: EverQuest II’s scorched sky policy (July 1, 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? Hit us up through our tips line! Maybe...

Make My MMO: Fractured and TemTem work Kickstarter as Elite, SOTA, and Aria post big updates (July 1, 2018)

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Make My MMO: Fractured and TemTem work Kickstarter as Elite, SOTA, and Aria post big updates (July 1, 2018)

This week in MMO crowdfunding is one of the biggest ever for this little subgenre, make no mistake. TemTem is about to fund. Fractured’s Kickstarter went live. Legends of Aria posted a huge graphics overhaul. Elite Dangerous launched Beyond: Chapter 2. Shroud of the Avatar’s latest patch effectively revamped housing ownership. Even Saga of Lucimia pushed out a big pre-alpha update,...

World of Warcraft shows off its War Mode benefits

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World of Warcraft shows off its War Mode benefits

It seems only fair that World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth will give players a bit more reason to go to war. So it seems like the right time to roll out the newly robust war mode, which is all about turning on a PvP experience at all times. You place yourself in more danger, but you also have PvP...

Global Chat: A starting point for WoW Classic

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Global Chat: A starting point for WoW Classic

The recent announcement of WoW Classic’s starting point — Patch 1.12 — started to make the prospect of this legacy server a lot more real to players, including many MMORPG bloggers. “Fans of Captain Placeholder are no doubt disappointed, but it seems like a reasonable place to call Vanilla to me,” said The Ancient Gaming Noob. “I do wonder whether...