The Stream Team: Guild Wars 2’s Mordremoth world summit

After inviting/cajoling/bribing Tyria's world leaders to attend, Massively OP's MJ has ensured the big summit to face the dangers of Guild Wars 2's Mordremoth is finally about to begin. She hopes to get everyone to work together to face the threat of this dragon. (And she'll be pretending she doesn't know where such actions ultimately lead!) Join us live...

Lost Skies provides an extremely granular look at the making of a deer

It's pretty obvious to most people that creating fauna for a game isn't a simple matter of pushing a "make animal good" button and calling it a day; it takes a lot of time and effort to design, animate, and implement even the most basic of critters. Even so, the latest preview post out of Lost Skies takes players...

Trove celebrates Pride with a new event, skin, and a monorail in the Splendid Summer event

Gamigo continues to use Trove as a force for good in the world despite the shenanigans of its parent company: This week, Trove joins the roster of MMORPGs and other multiplayer games that are celebrating the LGBTQIA+ community during Pride month. Gamigo's calling it the "Splendid Summer 2023" event. "Pride is here, celebrating love for all, and encouraging everybody to...

Star Trek Online releases Unraveled, its new episode, and its new TFO for console

Console fans are finally joining their PC siblings in Star Trek Online's Unraveled season, which has kicked off on Xbox and PlayStation today. As we've previously covered, this is the story arc that sees Kipleigh Brown return as Admiral Kuumaarke; the patch includes the new Wish Upon a Star episode, Leviathan TFO, and a pair of patrols, as well...
Party down.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 425: A disturbance in the Force of SWTOR

Justin and Bree discuss the SWTOR move to Broadsword, news from the Summer Game Fest, the Reddit blackout's impact on the MMO community, anniversaries for Neverwinter and Marvel Heroes, and patches for EVE Online and No Man's Sky, plus adventures in LOTRO and Diablo IV.

The Division Resurgence confirms gameplay mechanics, June 13 regional beta, and fall release window

A big info drop for mobile multiplayer looter shooter The Division Resurgence has landed on our heads this week, providing a whole slew of gameplay details, offering up some testing dates, and confirming a launch window of sometime this fall for iOS and Android devices. We begin with the test: Regional beta testing for both iOS and Android players will...
I feel like this screenshot has various diseases.

Path of Exile 2 shows off vile, bloody muck ahead of its big ExileCon reveal on July 28

So you like gore and vile stuff smeared across a landscape in your video games of choice, and you like the saturation turned way down. You want bloody, nasty, squelchy messes. You want vile corruption and things that you are sure smell bad even though you can't actually smell them through a computer screen. But you also want the...

Lost Ark’s Elgacia continent and latest abyssal dungeon arrive tomorrow with the June patch

We're just one day away from Lost Ark's June update, so naturally Amazon is pulling out all the stops on previewing the content - and maybe feeling a little bit of heat from its recent rivals, as the game's population peaks have been trending downward all year. Maybe Elgacia will turn that trend around. Loredump! "The Demon invasion beginning in...

Camelot Unchained boss discusses the MMO’s dungeon building tool and character progression

While a lot of what the 10-year-old in-development MMO Camelot Unchained talked about in its last newsletter was about UI updates and alloys, there have been other steps forward as well, which were shared in City State Entertainment's latest monthly report and further discussed by CSE boss Mark Jacobs in his latest livestream. One of the primary points of interest...

Fight or Kite: Tower of Fantasy might be your Blue Protocol stopgap

Good news, everyone! No wait, it’s bad news: Blue Protocol’s global release was delayed a while back. It's a real bummer because I’m a huge anime nerd, and I was actually beginning to look forward to it - not up to the hype level of looking forward to it, but in a general interest way. In the meantime, I’ve...