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.

Fight or Kite: New World’s PvP is a failure for casual gamers

It's been a little over half a year since New World officially launched, and in that time we’ve seen a fair number of changes...

EVE Fanfest 2022: All the major EVE Online announcements from Fanfest

It's safe to say that EVE Fanfest 2022 was very much a social event first and a game event second, with fewer concrete announcements...

WoW Factor: Initial thoughts on the World of Warcraft Dragonflight reveal

First things first, I want to clarify something: This is being dubbed an early response to World of Warcraft: Dragonflight because... well, it's a new...
Faces and offs.

Vague Patch Notes: When MMOs pit their playerbase against itself

Today's Vague Patch Notes is about something weird that I feel like someone should definitely done something about a long time before now. It's...

Myth of Empires opens a server with no building decay and lands on the Humble Bundle store

Angela Game appears to be hard set on operating the survival sandbox Myth of Empires as if there's no ongoing legal issues happening whatsoever,...

Vague Patch Notes: When you like the idea of an MMO more than the game itself

So I was reading Chris' recent CMA entry on The Secret World, and I found myself in a curious state. I definitely agree with his initial...

Fight or Kite: End of Dragons did little for the state of Guild Wars 2 PvP

Anyone who’s been paying attention to Guild Wars 2 lately knows that the recent release of End of Dragons brought with it a whole...

The Daily Grind: Are you irritated by paid server transfers in MMORPGs?

A few weeks back, MOP's Eliot covered a World of Warcraft sale that caught my attention: Concurrent with the launch of Eternity's End, Blizzard...
Shoot cycle.

The Cycle pushes back its second closed beta to attack tech issues and apply polish

Those who have been itching to hop into the PvPvE survival shooter The Cycle's next closed beta test are going to have to wait...
I love the nightlife, I love being marched in front of an enemy...

Massively Overthinking: How do alts fit into MMORPGs in 2022?

Last weekend, my play group took a second batch of Guild Wars 2 alts to Cantha, and we found ourselves a bit grumbly about...

Interview: Talking Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons’ soundtrack with lead composer Maclaine Diemer

Maclaine Diemer is the long-time lead composer for Guild Wars 2, with soundtrack credits going as far back as the very first Living World...

Star Citizen discusses alpha 3.17’s new river and changes to the reputation system

With the release of alpha 3.17, Microtech will have a river. That's one of the big features being touted by Star Citizen in the...

WoW Factor: Beyond the Spires, a speculative WoW expansion exercise

Let's get something weird going here for the last of these speculative exercises. I could keep doing this for a while now, if we're being...

Guild Wars 2’s End of Dragons is officially live today – check out the new trailer!

It's official: As of noon EST, Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons expansion is finally live, sending players back into Cantha 16 years after...
Yeah, this is a thing.

WoW Factor: Flights Rising, a speculative WoW expansion exercise

The Dragon Isles are quite the storied location in World of Warcraft in that it's easy to pull them out and dust them off whenever...

Past Fate makes changes to the Newharbor area to make it more open and less ‘annoying’

Past Fate, the indie sandbox MMORPG from developer Icy North Games, had introduced a region called Newharbor. It was, by the team's own account,...

WoW Factor: Winds of Change, a speculative WoW expansion exercise

We still have no idea what the next expansion for World of Warcraft will look like, which is kind of absurd. We didn't even have...

Massively Overthinking: What else could Blizzard do to fix World of Warcraft?

Last time in Massively Overthinking, our writers and readers sure did have a lot of good ideas to fix New World that Amazon won't...

Global Chat: Is free-to-play in MMOs universally awful?

I think a lot of us sport a wide range of opinions on free-to-play business models, particularly depending on the way it's applied to...

PvPvE FPS The Cycle’s March 10 closed beta brings new campaigns, activities, monsters, and map

Do you remember The Cycle? It's a multiplayer PvPvE FPS that first made it to our corner of gaming in July 2018, promising "a...