Official Site: RuneScape
Studio: Jagex Games Studio
Launch Date: January 4, 2001
Genre: Fantasy Sandbox
Business Model: Hybrid F2P (Optional Sub, Cash Shop)
Platform: PC, Browser

RuneScape adds a new quest and a flash event, Old School RuneScape finishes Poll 80 updates

Are you among those in RuneScape who are hoping to face off against the Wildywyrm monster more frequently? Then you're probably happy to note...

RuneScape’s Jagex confirms it’s being sold for the fourth time in eight years as it talks up ‘forever games’

Rumors from earlier this week that suggested RuneScape company Jagex was once again for sale have now been proven correct, thanks to a formal...
Dead impact.

RuneScape’s Jagex is apparently being sold yet again, this time to a private equity firm for over $1B

Stop me if you've heard this one: RuneScape company Jagex is for sale yet again. Back in September, we first caught the rumor that Jagex's...

Old School RuneScape adds Desert Treasure II and Scurrius cheevos, previews Varrock and Varlamore rewards

It's yet another set of granular updates and upcoming content previews for Old School RuneScape, with Jagex bringing new achievements to earn for existing...

Old School RuneScape summons Scurrius the Rat King in its latest patch

"Something utterly horrible, an abomination beyond our wildest nightmares, is lurking in Varrock Sewers. It calls itself... Scurrius, the Rat King." Thus opens the...

RuneScape applies player hitlist fixes, lets Necromancers use XP items, and preps another combat refresh beta

Players of RuneScape have made a hitlist for Jagex to follow, and starting with this week's patch, those targets are being taken out. Of...

Old School RuneScape roadmap details new areas, revamped classic quests, and Sailing’s future

This past weekend saw Jagex host its 2024 Winter Summit event for Old School RuneScape, which dropped a ton of reveals for fans of...

Massively Overthinking: The slowest and fastest combat in MMORPGs

During a recent podcast discussion about City of Heroes' official revival, the MOP writers were talking about its combat, which - let's be honest...

RuneScape improves the visuals of the Kandarin area, Old School RuneScape adjusts weapon rewards

The week in both RuneScape and Old School RuneScape is heralded by another set of granular updates to both of Jagex's MMORPGs, headlined by...

RuneScape and Old School RuneScape will close their official forums on March 28

Whether anyone likes it or not, it looks as if the official MMORPG forums are going the way of the dinosaurs, as even Jagex's...

The MOP Up: Magic Awakened deepens the mystery of Hogsmeade

Harry Potter: Magic Awakened rolled out its January patch with a new seasonal chapter, Luna Lovegood card, and a gauntlet mode to try. "Continue the...

Old School RuneScape releases its first subscriber-only quest for 2024, begins tweaks to Kourend and Varlamore

It's a new year in Old School RuneScape, and it's being kicked off with the MMORPG's very first quest line. Say hello to Children...

RuneScape hands out selectable daily buffs and a fancy hat to mark its 23rd birthday

RuneScape is turning 23 years old this year, and if that isn't an occasion to have a fancy hat, we're not sure what is....

Well Fed: An introduction to our MMO kitchen and MOP’s new Well Fed column

Hello fellow MMORPG lovers and food enjoyers alike! Welcome to Well Fed! If you listened to the end-of-year podcast from Bree and Justin, you...

Exercise-inspiring WalkScape heads to closed beta in January

If your big resolution for 2024 is to get moving and get healthy, then there's one game that could be your best friend on...

MassivelyOP’s 2023 Golden Yachties: Best Worst MMO Transmedia Synergy

Welcome back to MassivelyOP's not-so-serious end-of-the-year awards as we present our award for Best Worst MMO Transmedia Synergy. Yes, it's the Golden Yachties series,...
The scholar sees when you do not index things, and he is not impressed.

End-of-year Eleven: The best value MMORPGs at the end of 2023

I have been told that if I start another one of these columns musing on the abstract meaning of "value" as I have for...

Jukebox Heroes: A yuletide soundtrack for a gaming holiday

The winter night hushed to a halt to allow the wind to whisper. "Take heart, my friends," she crooned over snow-capped hills and frozen...

Jagex’s RuneScape-flavored RuneFest returns in 2024 after a four-year hiatus

Hey, remember back when Jagex ran RuneFest for RuneScape players? You might not. The last one was all the way back in 2019, but...

Old School RuneScape invites players to a frosty piece of Lumbridge in its Christmas event

The normally temperate location of Lumbridge is experiencing a bit of localized snowy weather, which can only mean one thing: It's Christmastime in Old...