Ship of Heroes video demonstrates how far the game’s come in a year

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Ship of Heroes video demonstrates how far the game’s come in a year

If you wanted some clear visuals on how far Ship of Heroes has come over the last year, the video Heroic Games published over the weekend is ponying up. It stands in clear contrast to a similar mission map video the team put out just about a year ago, as the new one shows off how that same map has...

Bless Online apologizes for poor game balance while players find novel ways to break the game

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Bless Online apologizes for poor game balance while players find novel ways to break the game

Is there any possible redemption for Bless Online? This disastrous soft launch has many players throwing up their hands and demanding refunds (not to mention flocking to competing titles). Any road forward to viability and stability will lead through proper balance and better design decisions, among others. Neowiz apologized on Steam for the game’s imbalance after the so-called game balance...

MMO Week in Review: Fallout 76, Bless Online, and Elder Scrolls Online

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MMO Week in Review: Fallout 76, Bless Online, and Elder Scrolls Online

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! How do you pick one big story in a week like this? You don’t: You just roll with all the big ones. This week, we learned Bethsoft is working on a new Fallout game, Fallout 76,...

City of Titans shows off more of its mastery sets

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City of Titans shows off more of its mastery sets

The mastery sets in indie superhero MMORPG City of Titans are a bit like specializations for the game’s archetype. In addition to each archetype’s power sets, your mastery set lets you do some extra things to focus in your playstyle from a few different options. The latest preview on the official site shows off one of the mastery sets for each...

The MOP Up: Fractured Lands has fun in the apocalypse (June 3, 2018)

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The MOP Up: Fractured Lands has fun in the apocalypse (June 3, 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...

Jukebox Heroes: Six musical themes for upcoming MMORPGs

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Jukebox Heroes: Six musical themes for upcoming MMORPGs

Usually in Jukebox Heroes I’m looking back at current and sunsetted MMORPGs, but this week I thought I’d change things up a bit by looking ahead. That’s right — we’re going to be going into the future to listen to a half-dozen main themes to upcoming MMORPGs. Some of these titles are on the cusp of releasing this year, while...

One Shots: The crane… the crane…

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One Shots: The crane… the crane…

I love crane machines. Yes, I know they’re a total scam, but I won something in one once, and I can’t help but throwing money at them in the vain home of repeating that epic moment. Of course, I might forswear crane machines altogether if I got one of FFXIV’s creepier races as a prize. Vincent has no such compunctions:...

The Daily Grind: Have you ever tried to start fresh in a familiar MMO?

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The Daily Grind: Have you ever tried to start fresh in a familiar MMO?

I have, on three occasions, tried to start Final Fantasy XI completely fresh. Ironically, this time it’s working out very well; the past two attempts didn’t work at all and ultimately led to me spending an extended time on the phone with Square-Enix customer support, unlocking my original account with the aid of a years-old expansion code. But it got...