See: Guild Wars 2

The Stream Team: Peitha’s plan of resistance in Guild Wars 2

After chit-chatting with everyone last week, Massively OP's MJ learned that Peitha wanted help from her and the Ward to fight against Eparch, the...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 447: MMO hackers, headstarts, and proliferations

Justin and Bree discuss the hackings of Ethyrial and Fractured, Palia's beta update, City of Titan's test launch, World of Warcraft's paid expansion headstart, and Guild Wars 2's weapon proliferation beta, with adventures in Project Gorgon, LOTRO, Fallout 76, and WoW.

Guild Wars 2’s weapon proliferation beta has begun as ArenaNet ungates SOTO for alts

It's weapon proliferation day in Guild Wars 2! OK, OK, it's the "Expanded Weapon Proficiency Beta," otherwise known as your first chance to try...

The Daily Grind: What was the most important innovation in MMOs in 2023?

It's weird to think about, but I don't really think MMORPGs are particularly innovative. Maybe they never have been. They're always walking a fine...

One Shots: Soft and squishy, yet fierce and determined

If MMORPGs, anime, and children's cartoons have taught me anything -- and really, it's where I get most of my learning these days --...

The Daily Grind: Do you budget your Black Friday MMO and Steam purchases?

So here we are at the dawn of another Black Friday, and in spite of the fact that I really hate the FOMO nature...

Massively Uplifting: MMO gratitude, goodness, and giving, from Elder Scrolls Online to Guild Wars 2

Today is a big day for your belly! If you celebrate Thanksgiving, chances are you'll have/have had a table overflowing with delectable dishes today...

Guild Wars 2 Necromancers are finally getting swords, Anet kicks off experience boost event

Guild Wars 2's ninth and final weapon reveal - the sword for the Necromancer - rolled out amidst a bunch of other announcements last...

The Stream Team: Time for a talk in Guild Wars 2’s Secrets of the Obscure

Massively OP's MJ was surprised to face and defeat Peitha's brother after finding Isgarren (she thought the search would take longer), but not as...

One Shots: Lightning strikes twice

When you see lightning on the horizon, it may be time to seek shelter, brew a favorite hot beverage, and settle in for a...

Guild Wars 2 unveils the Guardian’s ‘bullets of justice’ and delays some WvW restructuring plans

It's not every day that you see a tanky MMO class run around with pistols, but that's the sort of fun lunacy that's coming...

Guild Wars 2 teases shortbow Engineers and their ‘essence-infused arrows’

I have to say, as someone who counts a Holosmith in her top handful of Guild Wars 2 toons, that I couldn't initially see...
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Massively Overthinking: Pervasive old MMO ideas that aren’t really true

A while back, Eliot and I were discussing one of his columns, in which he noted that in the eldest of the elder MMOs,...

Guild Wars 2 introduces the pistol-totin’ Elementalist for testing November 28

Elementalists, your time to pew pew in Guild Wars 2 is finally here, or will be when the weapon proliferation beta goes live on...

Guild Wars 2 shows off the support options of Mesmers with rifles

You probably do not think of rifles as a supportive option most of the time, and if someone claims that she will heal you...

The Stream Team: The search for Isgarren in Guild Wars 2

After searchingĀ Guild Wars 2's Bastion of the Obscure, Massively OP's MJ finally saw Isgarren through a memory fragment, in which he was conversing with...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 445: Rally for Project Gorgon

Justin and Bree discuss Project Gorgon's community, Wayfinder's layoffs, LOTRO's Corsairs of Umbar, WoW's Guardians of the Dream, and Guild Wars 2's Through the Veil, with adventures in WoW, Fallout 76, LOTRO, and Project Goron, plus a mailbag topic on why more MMOs don't use contemporary real-world settings.

Flameseeker Chronicles: Five Guild Wars 2 event farms to combat your labyrinth letdown

My favorite thing about Guild Wars 2's Shadow of the Mad King Halloween event is the Mad King's Labyrinth. There's nothing quite like it,...
Running in the shadows.

Guild Wars 2 previews the Revenant’s upcoming tether-focused Scepter weaponry

If you don't love Revenants in Guild Wars 2 now, you will never love them again; you can hear the Scepter saying you should...

The Daily Grind: What’s clogging up your main MMO character’s bank right now?

Lord of the Rings Online seems deliberately designed to make even people who enjoy organizing inventories (me) a wee bit crazy about it. I...