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Justin Olivetti

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A casual gamer and long-time MMO fan, Justin is often heard yelling, "Player housing for all!" in the Massively Offices. In addition to news, he tackles The Road to Mordor, The Perfect Ten, Jukebox Heroes, the retrospective Game Archaeologist series, and Massively Speaking.

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Lord of the Rings Online begins Update 15 testing

Good news for those spinning their wheels in Lord of the Rings Online: Update 15, with its brand-new class and additional high-level content, is heading to the test server this Friday. Executive Producer Aaron Campbell posted an update of LotRO's development on the forums today. He said that...

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SMITE tournament prize pool reaches $1M

When I was just a lad, my father sat me on his knee and said, "Son, there are big bucks in them MOBAs, so get a-playin'!" Unfortunately, I did not heed his advice, and as such I will not be eligable to win a chunk of the seven-digit prize pool that SMITE is offering. Hi-Rez announced yesterday...

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Check out Dragon's Prophet's newest zone, Thadrea

Thadrea, the newest zone for Dragon's Prophet, is coming soon, and if these previews are any indication, it will be a land of both beauty and challenges. And also -- spoilers -- dragons. "Your journey will take you to some of the most exciting places you will ever see," the team posted today....

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League of Legends reimagines Sion, the undead juggernaut

A new and terrifying Sion is stomping across lanes in League of Legends lately, thanks to a long-overdue "reimagining" and re-release. Riot Games was pretty harsh in its post-mortem of the old version, saying, "Old Sion had countless problems: He was a mage with an ax, he'd end up with two...

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The Daily Grind: Are you playing Lord of the Rings Online?

Lord of the Rings Online has had a busy year in 2014, as the title took its first steps into Gondor, announced a brand-new class, and recently opened up the Dead Marshes for adventurers. I've been playing off and on this year, glad to be moving into the territory defined by the Return of the King....

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Jukebox Heroes: ArcheAge's soundtrack

ArcheAge is well-known for being one of the more beautiful MMO game worlds out there, but does its music stack up in comparison? The answer to that is a little yes and a little no. I got ahold of it several months ago, well before I was even paying attention to this game or its strong following. I...

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RuneScape customer service helps 500K players in a year

To coincide with National Customer Service Week in the United Kingdom, RuneScape is preparing a series of posts and meetups about and with the customer service team. To kick it off, the team put together an infographic about its previous year's efforts with players. Probably the most stunning...

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Allods Online offers ship test arenas

Players looking to learn the ropes of their flying ships in Allods Online will soon have a friendlier and cheaper option: the Astral Arena. Coming with the 5.0.02 update, the Astral Arena is essentially a series of test rooms for players to pit their ship against others with a variety of...

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Massively Speaking Episode 316: A life of consequence

MMO worlds talk big about change and consequence but rarely deliver. Is this all set to change? On this week's podcast, the crew tackles the LEGO Minifigures Online stealth launch, an unfortunate expansion delay, surprising sales from an indie sandbox title, and a compelling reason to return to...

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SWTOR: Shadow of Revan will include new class missions

Butting heads with famous Revan and his cronies is one thing, but will the new Star Wars: The Old Republic expansion allow our characters to continue their individual class stories? BioWare Community Manager Eric Musco confirmed on the forums that, yes, every class will get a single new mission...

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