Factions is a standalone expansion for Guild Wars that released on April 28, 2006. It may also refer to the combat module release of Origins of Malu.

Not So Massively: The growing field of StarCraft II spiritual successors

StarCraft II ranks very highly on my list of my favourite games of all time, but while it remains popular, it is in maintenance...

EVE Fanfest 2023: EVE Online’s Havoc expansion will finally let you side with the pirates

Details of EVE Online's latest expansion have been revealed at EVE Fanfest 2023, and the word of the weekend is "chaos." The aptly named...

Black Desert shares details of its upcoming War of the Roses PvP mode in new video

War is coming to Black Desert, or perhaps more accurately, more war is coming to the MMORPG in the form of the 300v300 War...

EVE Fanfest 2023: The EVE Online FPS is back as EVE Vanguard this December

It's safe to say that EVE Online has a complicated history with first person shooters. The idea of stepping foot on the planets of...

Vague Patch Notes: So what actually kills MMO communities?

Since we're busy getting a front-row seat to World of Warcraft adding the dungeon finder again, only this time it's WoW Classic, we are...

Fallout 76 confirms two-part Atlantic City update lands starting December 5, with PTR arriving October 3

Back in June, Fallout 76 announced plans for an Atlantic City expedition, though it was less like an announcement and more like a bookend...

Warhaven outlines gameplay tweaks, world pass, and new game mode ahead of September 20 early access

We've been keeping an eye on the medieval fantasy team-based brawler Warhaven for a little while, but now the game has started making an...

Survival shooter The Front begins a five day-long closed beta test

Back in February we were aimed in the direction of The Front, a self-described SOC - that's "survival open-world crafting" game - set in...

Not So Massively: First impressions of Warcraft Rumble

Being Canadian and living door to the global superpower down south sometimes feels like being the overlooked younger sibling of a celebrity, so it's...

Perfect Ten: 10 MMORPGs whose worlds were built from scratch

Maybe I'm the only one to have stopped to think about it, but a great deal of the MMOs that we enjoy are based...

Aion Classic EU’s Storm in Balaurea launches new maps, dungeons, and passes on August 16

Gameforge and NCsoft are hyping up a big and unique rollout for European Aion Classic players, and as of this morning, we know when...

World of Titans plans ‘major facelift,’ November 2023 release, and closed testing soon

World of Titans, aka TitanReach (or Titan Reach depending on the chronology), has had one extremely weird and eyebrow-raising journey in case that opening...
I'm definitely an elf!

Perfect Ten: Every expansion era of World of Warcraft ranked

For a long time, I have been considering this particular column just because, well, it's an obvious one. If you have a column whose...

Design Mockument: What would a Transformers MMORPG even look like?

Everyone who has read my work here for a while knows that a Transformers MMORPG is a longstanding element of my pie-in-the-sky wishlist. This...

Aion Classic EU announces 2.0 Storm in Balaurea with new zones, instances, and a level cap bump

European Aion players, ready your wings, as Gameforge is rolling out Update 2.0: Storm in Balaurea to Aion Classic at some point in what's...

Massively Overthinking: What’s Blizzard’s next move?

Gamers and pundits talked a big talk about Blizzard's prospects over the last few years. Don't worry about the weak revenues and plunging MAUs,...
Everything old is... well, it's actually still old.

Star Wars: The Old Republic summons PvP Season 3 today

Don't get complacent in a galaxy far, far away: Star Wars: The Old Republic is calling all bloodthirsty PvPers to engage in another season...

Perfect Ten: 10 things I really dislike about Star Wars The Old Republic

So we're all talking about Star Wars The Old Republic lately, and hey, that's understandable. We have not come to the end of the...

Judge denies FTC’s injunction request, clearing the way for Microsoft’s Activision-Blizzard merger

We now return you to the endless saga of Microsoft trying to slurp up Activision-Blizzard to rescue it from ignominy as regulatory factions around...

Riot Games shares vague gameplay and design details for its in-progress Riot MMO

Riot Games has been pretty cagey about the details of its still-gestating Runeterra MMO for a while now, and that trend appears to continue...