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This is what happens when you give guns to plants.

Guild Wars 2 team streams ‘Building Online Spaces for a Massive Community’ panel from SXSW

If you're not at GDC or SXSW this week, then you might be feeling a bit left out of the video game industry hoopla,...

Global Chat: ARK invents new types of griefing

Just when you thought you've seen every type of online griefing known to man, here comes another. In An Age grouses about how...
Screw history!

Guild Wars 2’s Mike O’Brien promises improvements for WvW play

If you haven't done any raiding in Guild Wars 2, you also haven't seen any of the story involved in the game's raiding...

Guild Wars 2 living story news, Salvation Pass video

If you missed the recent Guild Wars 2 AMA on Reddit, then you'll be happy to see that there's a handy...

The Daily Grind: What temporary MMO content do you wish would return?

Massively OP reader Guhracie emailed us a few weeks ago, upset about Guild Wars 2's popular Super Adventure Box. SAB was technically...

One Shots: You got something on your face

There is a grand conspiracy among MMO developers and it is this: Every last one of them has entered into a blood pact to...
We were the kings and queens of promise.

Colin Johanson says farewell to the Guild Wars 2 community

Last week's big surprise on Friday was the departure of longtime Guild Wars 2 game director Colin Johanson from ArenaNet....

Black Desert impressions from around the MMO blogosphere

When a new game comes out, you can play it cautious by waiting for reviews or you can roll the dice and take your...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 54: Something fishy is afoot

Justin and Bree discuss Black Desert, Path of Exile, Guild Wars 2, No Man's Sky, World of Fishing, and AdventureQuest 3D, with a mailbag question on broken dev promises.
Go boom.

Guild Wars 2 is not going back to biweekly updates: ‘When we’re shipping every two weeks, we just have to ship’

There's no way that the Guild Wars 2 AMA on Reddit could possibly top the big bombshell about Colin Johanson's departure that...

One Shots: Hook, line, and sinker

Personally, I don't get the appeal of fishing in MMOs, mostly because I get super-fidgety if I have to stand still in-game for long...
So long.

Guild Wars 2’s Colin Johanson leaves ArenaNet; Mike O’Brien takes over as game director

Game director Colin Johanson has been with ArenaNet on Guild Wars 2 for quite some time now, but nothing lasts forever....

Guild Wars 2 previews final Spirit Vale raid boss

"Sometimes when people who don’t play video games ask me what I do for a living, I just tell them I come up with...
Wow, positive.

Perfect Ten: Awesome (and unique) MMORPG classes

Class-based systems are one of those holdovers from tabletop RPGs that work surprisingly well in MMOs. I basically put up with class systems in...

ESPN muses on e-sports in Guild Wars 2, Blade & Soul, WoW

ESPN has a big piece out this week on e-sports in MMOs, chronicling the many (failed) attempts of MMORPGs like World...
I can see I'm going blind.

MMORPGs celebrate The Revenant’s Oscars

If your MMORPG has a Revenant class, you'd best not be missing the opportunity to plug it today, as the movie celebrates its...

Guild Wars 2’s next raid wing opens March 8th

During its weekly Twitch stream, ArenaNet announced that Guild Wars 2's next raid wing will open on March 8th. "The second wing...

Perfect Ten: Ten weapons that should be in more MMOs

Swords, spears, axes, maces, and bows for fighters. Wands and fancy-looking staves for mages. Wolverine-style claws and double daggers for thieves. Some useless trinket...

Guild Wars 2 improves structured PvP with a minor patch

We mentioned earlier today that the second season of Guild Wars 2's professional league kicks off today, so it seems apropos that players...
Memetic's sloth was less disturbing.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 52: Horror sloth!

Justin and Bree discuss Black Desert 's cash shop, H1Z1, Guild Wars 2, ArcheAge's laundry, Devilian, Grim Dawn, FFXIV, and TSW, with mailbag questions on voiceover localization.