guild wars

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

Almost tangible. Again.

Massively Overthinking: If you could change one thing about an MMO…

Back in April, MOP's Colin posed us an interesting challenge on the MOP Podcast: change one thing about an MMO you don't like that...

WAPO calls out gaming industry for lack of support for reproductive health as workers strike

The Washington Post has a new article out this week ripping into the gaming industry for its "silence" on the likely overturn of Roe...
no mad lizert

Perfect Ten: The many-colored dragon rainbow of the MMO sphere

Dragons are ubiquitous. When I wrote a Perfect Ten describing every single MMO bestiary, I noted that no matter what game you're playing, no...

Guild Wars 2 tweaks the Soo-Won fight again and nerfs multiple classes in PvP

Guild Wars 2's patch this week turned out to have a lot more packed into the notes than you might've thought. In addition to...

The Daily Grind: Are there any MMO bestial races you wish you could play?

Yes, Embers Adrift, I would totally play as a war gecko if I had half the chance. Forget your weird emo obsession with darkness;...

The Stream Team: Infiltrating gangs for the Kestrels in Guild Wars 2

The Kestrels in Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons need help with some troublesome gangs that might have more information about the Aetherblades. Should...

MMO Business Roundup: ArenaNet’s pro-choice stance, Blizzard’s new VP, and Nexon’s new CEO

Welcome back to another quick roundup of MMO and MMO-adjacent industry news. Human rights - ArenaNet and NCsoft have lent their voices - or at...

Massively Overthinking: The minimum requirements for MMO player housing

We've got housing on the brain lately, thanks to Ship of Heroes' housing beta, Final Fantasy XIV's botched housing lottos, Warframe's new housing, and...

The Stream Team: Nature calls in Guild Wars 2’s Echovald Wilds

Meeting Guild Wars 2's Elder dragon didn't turn out like Massively OP's MJ had hoped, and now she needs to clean up the Aetherblades'...

The Daily Grind: How long do you trial a new MMO class before deciding whether it’s for you?

I've been playing City of Alts... er, City of Heroes lately, and it's inspired today's Daily Grind. See, I like to maintain a list...

The original Guild Wars has officially turned 17 years old this week

Do you remember when you first set foot in the world of Tyria in the original Guild Wars? Do you remember how long you...
Party Hardly

The Daily Grind: Which MMO inspires the most ragequits – not necessarily from you?

Today's Daily Grind is inspired by an email from MOP reader Slava. "I just recently started Black Desert," Slava says. "It was a bit...

The Stream Team: Meeting an elder dragon Guild Wars 2

We're off to see the dragon, the elder dragon of Guild Wars 2! Massively OP's MJ has learned that an elder dragon is still alive...

The Daily Grind: Are you more likely to delete or bench an MMO toon?

I'm sure I'm not the only one, but I hate deleting MMO toons, even when I'm positive I'm never going to play them ever...
Blue-green complement!

Massively Overthinking: The WoW Dragonflight and Wrath Classic roundtable

So this week's Massively Overthinking is going to cautiously stick a paw into the beehive of World of Warcraft, thanks to the reveal of...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s restored Living World Season 1 Flame and Frost

Where were you nine years ago? I don't know about you, but my life looked very different in 2013 when Guild Wars 2 first...

The Stream Team: Seeing the start of Guild Wars 2’s new Season 1

Way, way (way!) back when, Massively OP's MJ didn't get very far into the Guild Wars 2 story. Then when Season 1 disappeared, she...

Guild Wars 2’s 2013 living world episode Flame and Frost returns in reimagined form today

We're going back to the future in Guild Wars 2 today, as the revitalized and rewritten first living world season is finally beginning. Just after...
A new road has begun.

Global Chat: Is FFXIV the perfect solo MMORPG?

Kicking off this week's roundup of MMO blog posts, we'll hop over to Dragonchasers where Pete is ecstatic to share the revelation that Final...

One Shots: What am I looking at right now?

Anyone can -- and probably will -- take a picture of the back of their character looking across some amazing vista. But sometimes it's...