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‘Buy-to-play’ is a term that refers to games that have box or download fees associated with them but do not incur a mandatory subscription. Some have optional subscriptions and are more properly referred to as hybrid B2P. Most have cash shops and microtransactions.

Elite Dangerous posts its April update patch notes and offers to fund a tabletop CCG

It's a tale of two Elite: Dangerous stories this week: On the one hand, the game has kicked out its new April update,...

The Elder Scrolls Online wants to show you the cats of the development team that inspired Elsweyr’s Khajiit

Who wants to look at some pictures of kitties?! Yes, The Elder Scrolls Online players have a bit more time to wait before Elsweyr arrives, and...

Guild Wars 2 just dropped its massive balance patch and War Eternal Supply Drop Requisition

Happy patch day, Guild Wars 2 players. As promised, ArenaNet has implemented a wide-ranging balancing update for multiple professions and elite...

Today’s your last day to grab Guild Wars 2’s A Star to Guide Us for free

As we approach the final episode of the current Guild Wars 2 living world story, ArenaNet has been providing the earlier episodes of...

Fight or Kite: First impressions of newly free-to-play Albion Online

As soon as I heard that Albion Online was going free-to-play, I knew where I was going to spend the majority of my...
Bingpot.

The Daily Grind: Which MMO in 2019 offers the best content for healers?

A few weeks ago, there was a neat post on the MMORPG subreddit about healing. Author Rapthorne Lightweaver points out that "the industry...

Global Chat: Can you play WoW Classic casually?

Over at Priest with a Cause, MMO blogger Shintar came up with a great question for those looking to play World of Warcraft's...

One Shots: Officially Sanctioned Sunday Afternoon Nap Hour

Shh. Shhhhhhhh. Do not, under any circumstances, make a sound during Officially Sanctioned Sunday Afternoon Nap Hour. Some of us take it very, very seriously and...

Guild Wars 2 is heavily overhauling some class’ elite specs in next week’s balance patch

Guild Wars 2 fans, are you ready for your favorite thing ever: a balance patch? Because that's coming next week along with the...

First impressions of Elder Scrolls Online’s Elsweyr: Little cats fighting big lizards

After a week like this week, you might have forgotten that Elder Scrolls Online dropped its latest chapter on the public test server....

Elite Dangerous announces plans for monthly in-game events and changes to the new user experience

Personally speaking, my own delve in to Elite: Dangerous for Choose My Adventure showed a game that definitely has more going on...

Guild Wars 2 changes up two of its PvP maps for better play

Gladiators of Tyria, take notice: Some of the familiar battlegrounds for your bloodshed are receiving a fabulous makeover. ArenaNet announced this week that it...

Perfect Ten: MMOs for puzzle lovers

Ever find yourself complaining that all of the PvE content in your MMO is nothing but shooting something in the face or chopping down...

Elder Scrolls Online dishes on Elsweyr’s zone inspiration and countering Khajiit stereotypes

As Elsweyr is put through its test phases on Elder Scrolls Online's PTS, ZeniMax is offering up a preview of the zone...

ArenaNet says Guild Wars 2 is ‘still going strong’ and here to stay

ArenaNet's been pretty quiet, outside of Guild Wars 2 promotion, for the last two months since it was rocked by the...
Them's fighting words.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 216: Star Wars frenzy

Justin and Bree discuss big SWTOR expansion news, plus news from WoW, Blizzard, Guild Wars 2, Skyforge, TERA, Albion, Blade & Soul, and DDO, with a mailbag question on MMO expansion difficulty.

Be one of the first to visit Elsweyr on the Elder Scrolls Online PTS right meow

Elder Scrolls Online fans were hoping this came sooner rather than later: Elsweyr launched on the Public Test Server! ZeniMax Online...

Flameseeker Chronicles: A PvE carebear’s guide to Guild Wars 2 WvW and the Warclaw

By now, you’ve probably seen this hulking, armored cat bounding around Tyria. No, not my Charr warrior; I mean Guild Wars 2's new...

Guild Wars 2’s S4E3 A Star to Guide Us is free in the cash shop tomorrow as the welcome back promo rolls on

We're barreling on toward the end of Guild Wars 2's fourth living story season with the War Eternal episode launching... well, we...

Fan recreates classic Guild Wars’ Ascalon City in RPG Maker

Remaking your favorite online world in a different program seems to be a hobby of some fans, which is why we get (for example)...

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