Monster Hunter: World has a special open beta event for Playstation Plus members from December 9th-12th (be sure to check back here for coverage). It’ll give the developers over at Capcom a chance to tighten the netcode and make any balance tweaks that may be necessary. Another big announcement was the exclusive content Playstation 4 players will be getting with their copy. PS+ members will be able to hunt down giant beasts as someone very experienced in that field, Aloy from Horizon Zero Dawn. To me, it’s more of a symbolically cool DLC than it is a “wow I want to play that” DLC. But to me, it’s one of the cool parts of gaming; a really fleshed out character making an out-of-nowhere appearance in a series that, in a lot of ways, is mainly for Japan. This cameo is bordering on “Spiderman in Tony Hawk Pro Skater 2” territory; perhaps even “Solid Snake in Super Smash Bros. Brawl”. … [Read more...] about MMO News From Playstation’s Paris Games Week
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! Remember like a year ago when we found out there was gonna be a new Lord of the Rings Online MMORPG? Oh. No, that was last week. Bet you forgot about that too, what with WildStar getting its pink slip, Pearl Abyss buying CCP, Daybreak getting mega-investment from the dude who owns the LA Times, and THQ Nordic buying Project Copernicus. … [Read more...] about MMO Week in Review: Wow what a slow MMO news week am I right (September 9, 2018)
One of the biggest mainstays of classic MMORPGs, Trion Worlds stunned and shocked everyone in late October when it announced that it would be closing its doors and selling all of its properties to Germany-based Gamigo. Players fled games like RIFT, ArcheAge, and Trove while they ascertained the fallout from this move. While the future isn’t completely assured for these games, it looks like Trion’s stable of titles will continue development and operation under Gamigo’s leadership. … [Read more...] about Perfect Ten: The biggest MMO news stories of 2018
I know there are still a few of you out there that play this.. and according to Steam, there are a few thousand of you still enjoying it. So, for those of you.. you’ll be happy to know that Neowiz, yesterday dropped a patch featuring a new endgame dungeon. … [Read more...] about MMORPG News: WE GOT NEW MMOs, BOYS! Talion, Aion: Legions of War Launch, New Perfect World MMO & More!
Weekly MMO News Recap #213 - August 19, 2019 A look at MMO News and updates for the week ending August 19, 2019. This is episode 213 in a weekly series every Monday that will cover all major MMO news and updates. The games covered this week were: No Man's Sky, Ashes of Creation, World of Warcraft, World of Warships, Black Desert Online, Elsword Online, Lazarus, Zenith, MapleStory, and Seed. Links to individual news articles we covered this week: … [Read more...] about Weekly News Recap #213 – August 19, 2019