Colin Henry


When not writing code, which he does both professionally and for fun, Colin enjoys making alts and spending all of his gold (both real and digital) on dyes and cosmetic gear in a variety of MMOs. He is the new writer for Massively Overpowered's Guild Wars 2 column, Flameseeker Chronicles.

Personal blog: Occasional Hero
Twitter: @ChaosConstant

PAX East 2020: Marvel Future Revolution is Netmarble’s new open-world mobile MMO

Yesterday at their panel at PAX East 2020, Marvel and Netmarble announced a new mobile open world online RPG, Marvel Future Revolution. Ahead of...

PAX East 2020: Hands-on with MMO survival sandbox Population Zero

At this weekend's PAX East, I got to sit down with Dmitry Muratov of Enplex Games to try out the studio's upcoming game, Population...

PAX East 2020: Hands-on with Cryptic’s Magic Legends

I’ll be honest, Magic: The Gathering is one realm of geekdom that I’ve never really gotten into. I know a bit about it, but...

Flameseeker Chronicles: What Eye of the North means for Guild Wars 2

Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga has so far been filled with plenty of nostalgic callbacks to the original Guild Wars’ Eye of the North...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s Shadow in the Ice

The prologue and first episode of Guild Wars 2’s The Icebrood Saga did a lot of setting up, but weren't very satisfying. Episode 2:...

Datamining offers tantalizing clue about Guild Wars 2 controller support

Ever wished you could play Guild Wars 2 from the comfort of your couch with the simplicity of a controller? That dream may one...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Things to do when Guild Wars 2 feels stale

It happens to every player in every MMO: Sooner or later, even our favorite games start to feel stale. It may be that you’re...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2’s 2019 year in review, from Icebrood Saga to the future

The first half of 2019 was a rough time to be a Guild Wars 2 fan. It wasn’t without its bright spots, but it...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2’s 2019 year in review, from the layoffs to Icebrood

It’s no secret that 2019 was a rough year for Guild Wars 2. There were some bright spots in there as well, however, and...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Deep-diving Guild Wars 2’s Whisper in the Dark storyline

The first episode of Guild Wars 2’s new Icebrood Saga, Whisper in the Dark, has been out for a week now. MOP's Tina has...

Flameseeker Chronicles: The best of Guild Wars 2’s Living World soundtrack

One of my earliest impressions of the Guild Wars franchise, before I even owned it, but had only played it at a friend’s house,...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Quality-of-life upgrades Guild Wars 2 still needs

Today, ArenaNet is finally launching the long-awaited build and gear template features in Guild Wars 2. While it has brought with it its fair...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Is it time for Guild Wars 3?

Earlier this month, ArenaNet announced that President Mike O’Brien, former game director on both the original Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2, was leaving...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Does Guild Wars 2 release more paid outfits than armor skins?

I’ve noticed a common complaint bouncing around the Guild Wars 2 community, one that I believe to be a myth. Today, I’d like to...

First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga prelude, Bound by Blood, now live

It was just two short weeks ago that ArenaNet invited its fans to Seattle for the announcement of the continuation of Guild Wars 2's...

First impressions of WoW Classic – from a total World of Warcraft newbie

The gaming world is abuzz with excitement over World of Warcraft Classic. Players around the world are gushing with nostalgia over this trip back...

Flameseeker Chronicles: What we saw (and what we didn’t) in Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga announcement event

This past weekend’s announcement of Guild Wars 2’s continuation of the Living World story, entitled The Icebrood Saga, was met with all of the...

Flameseeker Chronicles: What would a mobile Guild Wars 2 look like?

Ever wished Tyria could fit in your pocket? That dream could one day become a reality. A couple of weeks ago, we heard rumblings...

First impressions of DC Universe Online – on the Nintendo Switch

Last week, DC Universe Online became one of the only MMOs on the Nintendo Switch, prompting many gamers to give it a look or...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Chairs and other oddities in Guild Wars 2’s cash shop

I love MMO cosmetics, and Guild Wars 2 has a great selection, from armor skins and outfits to gliders to minipets to mount skins....