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.

Flameseeker Chronicles: Previewing Guild Wars 2 Secrets of the Obscure’s final chapter, The Midnight King

It's strange to say it after just one year, but Guild Wars 2's Secrets of the Obscure era is drawing to a close! Don't...

Sea of Thieves discusses a returning event and future gameplay adjustments in video

Sea of Thieves has once more condensed some of its upcoming news features into a digest video, with the first two-thirds offering a look...

Second Wind: World of Warcraft’s radically casual new endgame

Today we're going to be dusting off Second Wind, a column where we revisit MMOs of the past. It's an older column, sir, but...

Dune Awakening explains why ‘spice is power’ for this upcoming survival MMO

Even those most tangentially aware of the Dune franchise are aware that everyone in that setting is pretty crazy about spice. This resource fuels...

Kickstarted MMORPG Legends of Aria is relaunching as Legends of Aria Classic on May 9

When last we looked in on Legends of Aria, it was fading fast into unfortunate obscurity. The Kickstarted MMORPG - originally known as Shards...

New World’s Scot Lane talks Summer Game Fest announcement timing and Amazon support

As we noted this morning, New World's Season of the Guardian is live today - in fact, it was only a few minutes later...

Helldivers 2 players decry mission farming and saboteurs as servers stabilize and stealth is hinted at

This past weekend in Helldivers 2 was significantly more stable as far as the game's servers are concerned, which has now opened players up...
There were problems.

Perfect Ten: 10 problems that really hurt The Secret World

For whatever reason, The Secret World is one of those games that people keep going back over mentally, an MMO that still collectively has...

Open world survivalbox Smalland launches out of early access

One brand-new survival game is attempting to go big -- by going very, very small. Smalland: Survive the Wilds launched out of early access this...

Scars of Honor is a throwback to the ‘golden age’ of MMOs with a $200K Kickstarter

Another day, another MMO that seeks to "bring back the golden age of the genre." But will the emerging Scars of Honor capture the...

Black Desert talks up 300v300 War of the Roses PvP and today’s 15v15 Guild League

Black Desert is taking a page out of EVE Online's playbook and promoting its mass-PvP systems - specifically, the War of the Roses pre-season...

Survival MMO Age of Water previews hostile NPC factions and boat construction

On Monday, we dropped a big interview with Gaijin-funded Three Whales Studio, which is aiming to launch its Waterworldish post-apoc oceanfaring survival MMO Age...

Interview: Survival MMO Age of Water on monetization, sandbox play, and the Q1 early access launch

Way back at the end of 2020, we first caught wind of a new sandbox called Age of Water: Developed by Three Whales Studio...

MMOs You’ve Never Heard Of: Flatty, Starbreak, Discovery Freelancer

Welcome back to another quick roundup of MMOs and MMO-adjacent multiplayer titles you’ve (probably) never heard of! This time around, we're pretty much going...

Last Epoch offers a deep-dive into the faction-based item trade system arriving in February 21 launch

Loot. It's one of the big motivators for playing most OARPGs and Last Epoch is certainly no exception, so word that the game is...

WoW Factor: Evaluating World of Warcraft’s 2023 progress and performance

So 2023 is not completely in the rear view yet, but at least in terms of major developments for World of Warcraft we can...

Fallout 76 is heading to Shenandoah National Park in 2024

Even as Fallout 76 struts down the boardwalk of its December Atlantic City DLC, the team at Bethesda has its sights set on something...
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End-of-Year Eleven: The best MMO expansions and updates of 2023

If you want to look at the overall health of the MMORPG industry, one vital heartbeat that must not be missed is continual development....

ArcheAge releases its first big patch post-Unchained as the Battle of Mistmerrow returns

Don't count ArcheAge down and out just because it's hot off a massive merge and sunset of ArcheAge Unchained: XLGAMES and Kakao have just...
I'm on a... you know.

Skull and Bones’ December 14 closed beta will impose a six-hour total playtime limit

Do you have six hours' worth of free time between December 14th and 18th that you can spare to slake your curiosity about Ubisoft's...