Definition of MMORPG in English:

MMORPG

noun

  • An online role-playing video game in which a very large number of people participate simultaneously.

    • ‘I've been burned by MMORPGs too many times - all too often, they show early promise and then just get lazy the further you go.’
    • ‘As long as there is broadband and beyond - the MMORPG is here to stay.’
    • ‘My advice to people who make MMORPGs is to keep an element of player risk in the game.’
    • ‘I'm 61 years old and have been playing MMORPGs for a decade without ever receiving a complaint.’
    • ‘As the number of players in MMORPGs continues to grow, so do the opportunities to trade in-game items for real-world profits.’
    • ‘In a world where MMORPGs battle for a rapidly growing player base, it's very hard to find innovation.’
    • ‘There are an increasing number of MMORPG players, playing in online virtual worlds, where objects acquired have real monetary value.’
    • ‘MMORPGs are relatively recent phenomenons, made possible through steady advancements in computer hardware, software and networks.’
    • ‘Most experienced players of MMORPGS will start a new game expecting to have to invest quite a lot of time into it.’
    • ‘Let's just say for instance that we shift the focus of any given MMORPG from combat to interaction.’

Origin

1990s: from massively multiplayer online role-playing game.