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Massively Speaking Episode 58 returns this week as Shawn is joined once again by Contributing Editor Colin Brennan and they discuss everything from LotRO Book 8 to Aion and Cities XL beta impressions, and more!Have a comment for the podcasters? Shoot us an email to podcast AT massively DOT com. Mayb...

June 24th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Massively has been following the latest content update for Lord of the Rings Online, which is Volume II Book 8: Scourge of Khazad-Dûm. We've now learned via MMeOw that Scourge of Khazad-Dûm will release on June 23 (US/Oceanic)! As a bonus, players can already download the patch; the upda...

June 20th 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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In a recent dev journal from Turbine's Jared "Amlug" Hall-Dugas, we get an inside look at some of the new changes to raiding and instances coming with Lord of the Rings Online's Book 8. As we first announced late last month through our Book 8 dev tour, these new instances are quite the focus in thi...

June 15th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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One of the features of the next Lord of the Rings Online update, Volume 2: Book 8, is a revamping of some of the game's low to mid-level quests. The latest developer diary on the official site elaborates on the methods through which this will be achieved. A great deal of the overhauling will focus...

June 11th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Turbine continues to shower us with imagery of their next free content update Volume II, Book 8: Scourge of Khazad-dûm. This go-around we've been treated to a look at the Hall of Mirrors, a place where giant expensive looking mirrors shine light into the otherwise dark, vast caves.Look, we're...

June 10th 2009 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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Turbine has posted another developer diary for Lord of the Rings Online, which details changes coming to crafting in the upcoming Book 8 update. The major changes are to the levels of crafted items that can be equipped to smooth out the progression of items through the first 50 levels. All affected...

June 3rd 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Things are looking pretty good for fans of Lord of the Rings Online with the frequent content updates that Turbine has been cranking out. Codemasters has just released a teaser trailer for Lord of the Rings Online Volume II Book 8: Scourge of Khazad-Dûm that shows what awaits your Fellowship i...

June 1st 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Once again, Turbine has been kind enough to offer us a sneak peek look at the newest Book update to Lord of the Rings Online. This newest one, Volume 2, Book 8, introduces two new 3-man instances, a 6-man space and their largest instance to date: an enormous 12-man instance with six bosses! In addi...

May 29th 2009 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Massively Speaking Episode 55 is back this week as Shawn is joined by new(ish) blogger Lesley Smith. They discuss everything from WoW's newest patch 3.2 announcement to LotRO's Book 8 patch notes. There's also some great discussion on the sad state of mounts and inventory in MMOs these days. Ironica...

May 27th 2009 at 4:30pm 0 Comments