Blizzard is capitalizing on the launch of Classic World of Warcraft this year as a way to bring players back into the subscription model from their favorite MMO. If you are already playing WoW, you are covered. Classic WoW will build the world before the massive success of Burning Crusade. Burning Crusade was the high time of WoW as it jumped well into the millions of players range over those years. However, many forget the early times, the struggles, and most of all the fun of attacking each other in PvP. Warcraft in its original form had a ton to offer MMOers, but will it hold up in today’s market? advertisement There was a version of vanilla WoW that existed for a long time on a shard or free-shard as we like to call them. It hosted a large community and did reasonably well. However, the executives at Blizzard shut it down to then launch their own. Rumors of about 50,000 interested people was the number and not a bad revenue for Blizzard going back to a classic … [Read more...] about Can Classic World of Warcraft Hold Up in Today’s Market?
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Support Massively OP on PatreonWere 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! As MOP’s Justin Olivetti reminded me this week, there’s are good reasons behind Blizzard’s plan to pre-launch World of Warcraft’s expansion mechanics before its content, and some of those reasons manifested this week – let’s get the rough start and comparisons to old expansions out of the way now, while it doesn’t fully count and before the real hype begins, right? Read on for the very best of this week’s MMO news and opinions. THIS WEEK’S TOP STORIES WoW Factor: World of Warcraft’s Battle for Azeroth feels like Cataclysm all over again - It took me a long time to identify what felt off about World of Warcraft's upcoming expansion. Something was definitely bothering me, but the thing was is that we know… Trion Worlds has been … [Read more...] about MMO Week in Review: WoW’s seventh go-round on the expansion carousel (July 22, 2018)
Try to hold back your shock: Sci-fi-dino-themed survival sandbox ARK Survival Evolved is really, truly, launching today, so put all those delay gripes and eternal early access jokes back in the grudge box. As of this morning, Studio Wildcard says the Xbox One download is up and running, while PS4 is lagging a few hours behind. Do remember that even on Steam, a newbie will be paying just shy of 60 bucks for the whole bundle. We’ve got a read on the new servers too: “For ARK’s launch, we plan on providing new Official Servers for the following games mode: Regular/Vanilla, Non-TEK, Primitive+, Hardcore, Isolated Clusters, NoTaming, Extinction Servers and ORP. With the bulk of the servers being focused on the vanilla game mode (Both PVP and PVE), and smaller amounts of niche servers which could be increased based on player demand. The primitive game mode will be removed in favour of the Non-TEK Tier Servers.” Want more ARK goodness? We’ll be chatting … [Read more...] about ARK Survival Evolved launches today; get caught up here with the trailer and roundup!
Blogging as a source of residual income and freedom from 9-5 work schedule has been a dream for most of the bloggers out there, but only selected few have made it big. In this post we look at the product offerings of such top money making bloggers. Please do remember there might be other sources of income besides these products. But if it is something unique that they are up to we’ll cover that up as well. There is no particular order in which we will be covering the bloggers but we’ll try to cover as many successful bloggers who have a product and has made it big in the online income arena. 1. Problogger.net Problogger.net was started back in 2002 when Darren Rowse accidentally stumbled across an article on ‘Blogging’. Life has never been the same for him after it. Within 24 hours of reading the article – he started his own blog, where he shared his experiences on blogging, life, pop-culture, spirituality and many other topics. This was just a start. The … [Read more...] about Top Money Making Bloggers And Their Killer Products
It’s no longer news that Facebook has launched the free basic internet.org in 40 countries across Africa, the Middle East, Asia and Latin America partnering with Mobile Operators to provide the Free Basics program. The Program is aimed at connecting people who hitherto do not have access to the internet and as a Blogger or content producers, there’s goldmine yet untapped which will propel your Website/blog to a greater audience globally. Free Basics by Facebook provides people with access to useful services on their mobile phones in markets where internet access may be less affordable. The websites are available for free without data charges and include content on things like news, employment, health, education and local information. By introducing people to the benefits of the internet through these websites, we hope to bring more people online and help improve their lives. For the list of countries where Free basics are available and partner, operators visit … [Read more...] about How To Submit your Blog To Free Basics by Facebook