expanshalone

Expanshalones are standalone expansions, expansions for which a base game is not required (but not because it’s been bundled with said base game). Classic Guild Wars is particularly well-known for this campaign-style update.

Guild Wars 2’s next living world episode, A Star To Guide Us, launches September 18 – here’s the trailer

It's a bit weird for this to be coming out on a not-Tuesday, but who cares, we'll take it: ArenaNet just dropped the...

Guild Wars 2 turns six with a new video and infographic – and a huge nostalgic tease

It's birthday day for Guild Wars 2, which means a recappy infographic and trailer, but don't think it's just about looking back: In...

Digital Extremes’ retro permadeath MMO Survived By has entered closed beta

Digital Extremes has officially launched Survived By into closed beta today, accompanied by a hefty patch including a new 10-man raid, hardmode...

Blade and Soul crushes summer boredom with its Celestial Dawn patch

Aww, don't be sad, weird little old man with long pierced bunny rabbit ears! I know you're feeling left without purpose, now that you're...

Blade and Soul throws the kitchen sink into next week’s patch

You know it's a really good and meaty content patch when a studio can get more than two blog posts out of it.

Blade and Soul rounds out its Nightfall Sanctuary raid

What MMORPG actually releases a fully-fleshed out raid in this day and age? You have to milk that content drip by drip, giving players...

Destiny 2 hints at fall expansion, wastes players’ time with glitched strike drops

The future of Destiny 2 will be revealed next week, as Bungie takes the stage on June 5th at noon EST to...

Exit light, enter Blade & Soul’s Eternal Night update

Today is May 9th. And that is a wonderful, marvelous day if you happen to be a Blade & Soul fan, because it's...

Blade & Soul delays its Eternal Night update deeper into May

Blade & Soul players are going to have to chew on a bit of a sour grape today, as NCsoft announced that it...

Destiny 2 team revises its update roadmap

No development plan survives first contact with the community, and Bungie freely admits that its previous Destiny 2 roadmap was subject to change...
EXPLOSIONS! Overpowering.

Destiny 2 empowers players to set Nightfall strike challenge levels, prototypes raid features

Destiny 2's Nightfall strikes are in the wings, waiting for their turn to receive some love and adjustments. This should happen soon,

ArenaNet donates $3500 to Guild Wars fan whose game copy survived a deadly housefire

Howasabout another feel-good story? Let's do it! This one comes from Kotaku, which covered a large donation Guild Wars 2 studio

Jukebox Heroes: Guild Wars 2 Path of Fire’s soundtrack

I feel comfortable in saying that I hold the Guild Wars franchise's soundtrack in high regard. There's excellent music across the board from a...

Life is Feudal’s Nightfall trailer is properly creepy for Halloween

We're down to the wire on new Halloween celebrations in MMOs; indeed, some of them are already over thanks to patch schedules! But that's...

Global Chat: The MMO community’s Guild Wars 2 Path of Fire impressions

It is kind of impossible to stroll around the MMO blogging community as of late and not trip and fall into a pool of...

Working As Intended: The best and worst of Guild Wars 2 Path of Fire (so far)

I've spent a chunk of the last week moving through the first part of Guild Wars 2's Path of Fire, finishing up...
Flowering.

Choose My Adventure: Into the desert of Guild Wars 2

My first week of playing Guild Wars 2 again was interesting, in no small part because it's rare for my playtime to be...
This isn't always a good thing.

Perfect Ten: The 10 tiers of MMORPG lore

In which we discuss varying levels of MMO lore effort and Eliot admits he doesn't remember the names of Pac-Man's ghosties.

Guild Wars 2 on how Path of Fire is the most ‘complex’ story ANet’s done

Even if you're a Guild Wars lore fan whose favorite word is "Cantha," it's likely that you've lost a bit of the story...

The MOP Up: Warframe battles cancer (September 3, 2017)

The MMO industry moves along at the speed of information, and sometimes we’re deluged with so much news here at Massively Overpowered that some...

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