guild wars

Official Site: Guild Wars
Studio: NCsoft
Launch Date: April 26, 2005
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: B2P (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

I know when I'm not wanted.

Vague Patch Notes: When World of Warcraft breaks off your friendship

I spent a bunch of time post-BlizzCon thinking about why World of Warcraft personally bothered me. Not why its design pitfalls bothered me;...

Perfect Ten: MMOs that cater to the time-limited player

Every once in a while we receive emails here at Massively OP that share a similar sentiment. Usually that boils down to, "I love...

The MOP Up: Pagan Online slams ARPGs and MOBAs together

Tack this on your list of action-RPGs to watch. Mad Head Games announced that it is developing a blend of ARPG and MOBA with...

NCsoft sales continue downward slide while online PC sales trend up

Slides may be fun when you're a kid, but they're not something you want to see when you're a multinational games corporation that's operating...

MMO Business Roundup: Japanese lockboxes, POGO and Square Enix financials, and Prima’s end

"The Good Times Are Over for Japan’s Loot-Box-Style Gaming Bonanza" - that's the brutal headline plonked onto this week's Bloomberg report on Japanese...

Guild Wars 2 is overhauling runes and sigils and making them salvageable in next week’s patch

If you're one of those weirdos who loves having an inventory overflowing with crap (hi MJ!), then I'm sorry to report that ArenaNet is...

Guild Wars 2 devs and players raised over $65,000 for charity for Extra Life

It's always heartening to see MMO players band together for a good cause, as the Guild Wars 2 community did for the recent...
Everyone is very mature.

The Daily Grind: What makes a game feel like an MMO to you?

Bethesda is at it again. Years after its subsidiary bent itself over backwards to protest that Elder Scrolls Online wasn't an MMO, the...

The MOP Up: TERA opens SEA server and delivers Deathwrack to consoles

It was a pretty big week for action combat MMO TERA, starting with the delivery of the four-dungeon Deathwrack update to Xbox...

Guild Wars 2’s legendary upgrade feature accidentally joins weekly patch as new RMT griefing trick emerges

If, like our staff, you looked at yesterday's Guild Wars 2 patch notes and thought it was a "filler patch" with...

The Daily Grind: What’s the most important example of death spiral development in MMOs?

A couple of weeks ago, Justin reminded me of a Guild Wars 2 panel from many years back where ArenaNet addressed Charr armor clipping. "A...

One Shots: Pumpkins Online

I know and you know that MMO developers love Halloween perhaps more than their own flesh-and-blood children. And as much as I enjoy how...

Wings Over Atreia: Awakened Legacy is Aion’s NGE gut punch

Woah! WOA is back! It's only fitting: Wings Over Atreia debuted when Aion launched as a new game, and now it is...

The Stream Team: Guild Wars 2 Halloween with the MOP ladies plus one

Mad Kings and sinister clock towers, that's what Guild Wars 2's Shadow of the Mad King event is made of! But that won't stop...

MassivelyOP’s guide to MMO Halloween 2018

Whether or not you consider yourself too old to put on that Hulk or Sparkle Twilight costume and prance ("HULK PRANCE") around the neighborhood...

Guild Wars 2 dev explains the real cost of crunch to games and gamers, Rockstar Lincoln clarifies crunch policy

Rockstar's crunch problem and the ongoing industry discussion around games dev labor abuses don't appear to be dying down. Ahead of the weekend, Rockstar...

The Daily Grind: What’s the worst MMO zone transition of all time?

OK, stop me if you've heard this one: You're going along in a new MMORPG, happily zipping across verdant landscapes, doing quests in a...

Massively Overthinking: Our favorite RPGs for MMORPG fans

This week's Overthinking topic was sent along to us from MOP reader Mordyjuice. This is gonna be a fun one! "I find that I...

Perfect Ten: MMOs that desperately need proper player housing

Here's something pretty encouraging to me: When I sat down to work on an article listing MMOs that really could use but lacked proper...

Guild Wars 2’s Shadow of the Mad King is live for Halloween fun

Stop him if you've heard this one: "Two quaggans were walking in a cow pasture. The first turns to the second and says,...

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