The best way to find out if you really need a gaming laptop is to buy one and find out. Once you have it in your hands, you’ll quickly find out if the right laptop is the right fit for you or if you end up with a cool-looking piece of tech that’s not quite… Continue reading Do I Really Need a Gaming Laptop?
In the lastest issue of Massive Online Gamer, our look back at 2009 concludes with a look forward to 2010. In that sidebar, we presume that licensed games will take a larger piece of the MMO pie in 2010 and beyond, with heavy hitters like Star Trek, DC Comics, and Star Wars entering the MMO arena in 2010… Continue reading Top 10 Licensed MMOs We’d Like to See
Have you got the coolest digs in the Spiral? Do you want to show off your rockin’ castle, house, or dorm room to the world? And do you want to win great prizes for doing so? If so, then we want to see it! Enter the Beckett Fun Online Games/Wizard101 Magical Home Contest today for your… Continue reading Enter the Wizard101 Magical Home Contest
The City of Heroes takes a villainous turn After hours of struggling and fighting our foes, we were lucky enough to track down and corner the War Witch herself, Melissa Bianco, Lead Designer for City of Heroes. After some strong-arm negotiations, she agreed to answer a few of our questions about the much anticipated CoH expansion, Going Rogue, going live… Continue reading A Look at Going Rogue
Attention All Final Fantasy XI Players! Enter the FFXI SCREENSHOT CONTEST and WIN a 1 year subscription to Massive Online Gamer magazine and get your name and screenshot featured in a future issue of the MOG magazine! Here are the rules for entering: Contest Rules1. All FFXI players are allowed to submit 1 screenshot for… Continue reading Final Fantasy XI Screenshot Contest
Most players to all MMORG have their roots in pen & paper (PnP) games from the 80’s and 90’s. While most MMO’s are the next step in PnP games they have to give up some of the elements that made players come to them in the first place. Over the course of time, many players… Continue reading Perma-Death in DDO
Omerta Game Ltd are celebrating a successful re-launch of its very popular online Mafia game, Omerta, by giving away a special in-game bonus via a competition on Twitter. Within the first month of the re-launch, www.barafranca.com, the biggest free-to-play, massively multiplayer gangster game on the web, achieved a number of impressive milestones including over 100,000 new registrations… Continue reading Omerta Re-launched!
World of Warcraft, Star Trek Online, and Eve Online also snag trophies After nearly two months and thousands of entries, the winners of the Beckett Massive Online Gamer 2010 Reader’s Choice Awards, celebrating the best in massively multiplayer online gaming, have been announced. In a surprising turn of events, KingsIsle Entertainment’s family-friendly MMORPG, Wizard101, captured top honors in… Continue reading Wizard101 Cleans Up in 2010 MOG Reader’s Choice Awards
In the Massive Online Gamer Reader’s Choice Awards It’s hard to believe that 2009 is already over and that a new decade is upon us. Still, it’s been a year filled with great releases, painful lessons learned, and a lot of hope for the coming year. But what, in your opinion, have been the successes… Continue reading Vote For Your Favorite MMO
Welcome to the very first MassiveOnlineGamer.com podcast! We recently sat down to chat with some of the staff at Turbine to get the behind-the-scenes detail on the recent Lord of the Rings Online relaunch as a free-to-play game. Discover the logic behind the new model, lessons learned, and get hints of what’s coming in the near future,… Continue reading MOG Podcast #1: Turbine LOTRO Dev Chat