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.

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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...

Sea of Thieves releases its stripped-down Safer Seas PvE mode, and the servers are already buckling

Today is the day when players who want to sail the Sea of Thieves with a vetted crew of friends and without the potential...

Fallout 76’s Atlantic City Boardwalk Paradise is live with two new expeditions

Fallout 76 is betting that you'll be back for Atlantic City Boardwalk Paradise, which is officially live today to send you to the Jersey...

WoW Classic opens new servers to meet Season of Discovery demand

It looks as if the launch of the Season of Discovery for WoW Classic is getting pretty popular, as Blizzard now has two more...

EVE Online’s Havoc release sees player numbers swell over its launch weekend

Sure, a new major update bringing in lots of players could be considered "water is wet" news, but the fact remains that last week's...

Wizard’s Wrath is a developing cross-platform VR spellcasting MMORPG on Kickstarter now

No, it's not a wizard's dream, but it is Wizard's Wrath, which might not have Christopher Lee singing but does plan to bring some...

EVE Online’s Havoc expansion is live, making players’ space pirate dreams a reality

As promised, EVE Online players are coasting into the sandbox's Havoc expansion today, which offers the life of a pirate to fans of the...

ArcheAge 2 confirms another delay and a focus from large-scale factional PvP to small group PvE and guild PvP

It appears that servers aren't the only things constricting in ArcheAge: The game's sequel is also going to be shrinking its general focus, as...
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BlizzCon 2023: Everything we learned about The War Within in World of Warcraft’s What’s Next panel

This year's opening ceremony for BlizzCon did not feature the usual kickoff of a new major World of Warcraft reveal followed by a lengthy...

Wizard101 gets ready to head to the Australian Outback with its Wallaru update

Who's ready to go Down Under in the magical world of Wizard101? KingsIsle is currently testing its Australian-themed Wallaru release, the final world in the...

Why I Play: Five years in, Fallout 76 has become expansive, flawed, and engrossing

War might never change, but Fallout 76? That sucker has changed a whole lot since its debut five years ago. For as long as I've...

Classic anime MMORPG Legend of Edda has resurfaced under new stewardship

Do you remember Legend of Edda? We touched on it in a recent Battle Bards episode but also covered it back on Ye Olde...

MMOs You’ve Never Heard Of: Wild Card Football, Bish Bash Bots, Silica, Zombie Within

Welcome back to another quick roundup of MMOs and MMO-adjacent multiplayer titles you've (probably) never heard of! This edition is mostly smaller-scale multiplayer, but...

LOTRO Legendarium: Eight beneficial activities in LOTRO you may be overlooking

In my personal, immediate experience, I find that even in a broad MMORPG with lots of options, I tend to narrow my activities and...

EVE Online puts together a lore-focused informational video about November 14’s Havoc update

EVE Online is starting its march towards November 14th's Havoc update in one of gaming's favorite methods: the hype video. That said, the newest...

Fight or Kite: Should PvPers return for New World’s Rise of the Angry Earth expansion?

All the talk going on around me about New World and its first paid expansion has caught my attention. There's been office chat discussing...

WoW Factor: For Khaz Algar!

This is not really a column about Khaz Algar in World of Warcraft, or at least not in the sense that you might expect...

The Stream Team: Finding the right Warframe faction

Through all her years of playing Warframe, Massively OP's MJ has avoided choosing a faction to work for. (Decisions are hard!) But with the...

Fallout 76 previews Atlantic City: Boardwalk Paradise’s factions and locales

Fallout 76 fans eager to head to post-apocalyptic Atlantic City have two choices: They can either literally go to Atlantic City in real life...

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...