So pull up a chair and grab yourself a helping or two... or 10. Hey, there's no limit here; enjoy as much as you like! While you're enjoying the spread, be sure to join in the after-dinner chat in Outtakes.
3:00 p.m. EDT: Neverwinter -- Jasmine
It's PvP hour as Jasmine grabs her Great Weapon Fighter and slashes and dashes her way through the standings on internet video game nodes for points.
5:00 p.m. EDT: DragonRealms -- Beau
Beau is checking out DragonRealms, another MUD made by one of his favorite MUD developers, play.net. If you have never watched a MUD in action, this is a great place to start!
7:00 p.m. EDT: EVE Online -- Mike
Mike fires up the old Drake and returns to mission town in this week's EVE stream. What's life like for a lover of solo PVE?
5:00 p.m. EDT: MUD May player interview -- Beau
Beau will be interviewing players of MUDs for their insight on the text-based precursor to graphical MMOs.
8:00 p.m. EDT: DC Universe Online -- Larry
It's Family MMO night! Larry and his sidekick are taking on the criminals of Gotham again. Maybe Alex has learned to stick close to his dad... but probably not.
9:00 p.m. EDT: EverQuest II -- MJ
Although a full Deathfist Citadel run has so far eluded MJ, it's going to happen this time. Really! So join in the group and make the whole thing go smoother... and quicker.
10:00 p.m. EDT: The Secret World -- MJ
Energized by her success finding Tyler Freeborn, MJ takes on even more Blue Mountain adventures. Grab your favorite weapons and join in the fun and the fright of this spooky, spine-tingling game.
5:00 p.m. EDT: Elsword -- Beau
Beau is joined by an Elsword dev as he plays through some of the new "transformation" content. Check it out!
7:00 p.m. & 8:00 p.m. EDT: World of Warplanes -- Mike & MJ
Mike leaps into the cockpit again to bash up some enemy planes and do aileron rolls all over everyone's faces -- possibly even MJ's! That's right; this time, he won't be alone. You've been waiting for the duo to team up again, so here's your chance to see who dies the most in one hour.
9:00 a.m. & 10:00 a.m. EDT: The Secret World -- Psykopig
Psykopig is returning to one of his more popular livestream games, The Secret World! Tune in as he finds himself again on the Massively Dragon character.
11:45 a.m. EDT: SMITE -- Blake
Just in time for lunch, the Lunchtime Livecast returns! In show #64, Blake will, as always, deliver the latest news and notes on Hi-Rez's fast growing MOBA, SMITE, even if he doesn't always deliver a good demonstration on how to play the game like a pro.
7:30 p.m. EDT: Darkfall -- MJ
It's the second edition of CMA Live! Join MJ as she delves further into the dangers of the world and attempts to avoid the icy fingers of death.
9:00 p.m. EDT: City of Steam -- MJ
It's open beta time, baby! Join MJ and devs as she gets back in the charming steampunk browser game and expands her adventures further than ever before.
It's Friday, Friday, Friday... so go out already! I mean, you will want to do anything to get something else stuck in your head, right?
You know that place you've always wanted to go try? Why not head there tonight? It's a perfect opportunity to expand the experience of your tastebuds, and all without missing any Steam Team adventures.
2:00 p.m. EDT: SMITE - Blake
The Lunchtime Livecast returns to a Sunday for a second SMITE broadcast. Come watch Blake brawl -- or fail -- in Livecast #65.
4:00 p.m. EDT: Darkfall - Dylan
Life is a beach, and Massively is playing in the sand this weekend! Or is that the sandbox? Either way, join us as we mine, chop, and fish our way to glory in this epic online RPG. While streaming this game may be risky, the fear of death around every corner fuels us even more to carry around expensive items and take the road more traveled by!
6:00 p.m. EDT: World of Warcraft - Dylan
Alliance vs. Horde is getting hot as we enter the last levels of 1-60 experience in Mists of Pandaria. Join Dylan in this conclusion of his World of Warcraft series and discuss the latest themepark MMO trends. We'll even discuss a little BlizzCon hype.
Sometimes things are so good you have to go back for more! So here are some additional servings of your favorites from last week. Feel free to gorge on them as often as you like.
- Age of Conan: The wilds of Hyboria beckoned Beau.
- Darkfall: CMA Live kicked off with a death-free hour for MJ. No, really! Then Dylan switched it up and jumped in Agon as well.
- DC Universe Online: Larry brought his oldest son along for some Family MMO Night caped crusades.
- Defiance: Both Psykopig and Mike spent time destroying hellbugs, then Psykopig went back for more!
- DotA 2: How did Mike fare during his first foray? See for yourself.
- EVE Online: Mike + ship = cannonball run!
- EverQuest II: Mercs made all the difference in MJ's Deathfist Citadel run.
- Guild Wars: The undead didn't stand a chance against Lis and her group.
- Mabinogi: Beau embarked on his yearly revisit.
- MechWarrior Online: Devs joined Beau for some MechWarrior battles.
- Neverwinter: Jasmine advanced her Great Warrior and Richie adventured with his Devoted Cleric.
- SMITE: Lunchtime Livecast #53 found Blake reviewing the latest patch.
- SWTOR: Larry's team conquered the final boss in Scum and Villainy.
Although testing out new goodies is all fine and well, sometimes you just want to settle in with old familiar tastes. That's where we shine this week's spotlight: an old standby.
Watch as this livestreamer serves up some undead destruction with a golem in her group.
Movies are universally known for some iconic lines. But we're gamers, and we know that there are some pretty memorable zingers in the MMOverse as well. One (among so many) that I will never forget is "I smell Daeva!" from Stormwing in Aion -- probably because he'd say it 350 times during each fight! Bree's favorite is: "What a terrible miscarriage of justice! If I'd been running that trial, it would have been one of the best miscarriages of justice of all time. OF ALL TIME!" from Councilor Lumpys in GW. Matt had trouble deciding but shared this from a Bounty Hunter in SWTOR: "I love assassinating assassins. They always look so... surprised."
So what has stuck in your head? I know there are a ton of lines out there, so toss your favorite quotes from your online adventures in the comments below. And I'll be back!
Watching the Massively Stream Team play video games is the next best thing to playing them yourself! Join us every Monday morning for MJ's guide to this week's livestream schedule, classic stream reruns from last week, and all the best outtakes and ephemera.
- Key specs
- Game format Optical disc, Downloadable
- Online features Multiplayer, Voice chat, Video chat, Store, Browser
- Drive capacity 250 GB
- Controller type Wired, Wireless
- Motion controls Accelerometer, Gyroscopic
- Video outputs HDMI (v1.3), RCA / composite
- Released 2012-09-25
Microsoft Xbox One