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Perfect Ten: The best value MMOs at the start of 2022

One of the reasons that I have been a huge fan of MMORPGs for nearly two decades now is that they offer a terrific...

One Shots: Sailing into the port of 2022

Twenty Twenty-Two ho! As we sail into unexplored territories, Rees Racer is kicking off a new year of One Shots with a farewell to...

Guild Wars 2 wants you to get prepared for End of Dragons

While the Guild Wars 2 team is getting ready to take a well-deserved holiday break, there's a palpable excitement for what's to come shortly...

Guild Wars 2’s final End of Dragons beta begins today ahead of WvW test this weekend

Today's a big day for Guild Wars 2 players: We're getting the fourth and final End of Dragons beta event, with all nine elite...

Guild Wars 2’s last End of Dragons beta starts tomorrow, features all elite specs and siege turtles

Did you miss out on the previous beta tests for Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons expansion? Curious about all of the adjustments the...

Guild Wars 2 readies fourth beta event and invites you to tea

Guild Wars 2 is preparing for its next big beta event - not this weekend during the holiday, but the weekend after, from November...

Guild Wars 2 adds the ability to hide visual effects for certain legendary trinkets in today’s patch

I don't know about you, but when I get a powerful piece of equipment, nothing cools down my excitement at the new shiny faster...

Massively Overthinking: Should MMOs have endings – or at least end points?

I suspect most MMO players are going to read that question and immediately balk at it. We think of MMOs as being defined in...

Massively Overthinking: What’s the most painful or memorable bug you ever experienced in an MMO?

Witnessing all the folks upset over losing gear and trades to rollbacks over and over in Diablo II Resurrected made me reflect on some...

Guild Wars 2 starts rolling out the Icebrood Saga in Living World Return starting on October 19

Are you eager to get into Guild Wars 2's Icebrood Saga but don't feel like shelling out the money necessary to get access to every...

Why I Play: Returning to Guild Wars 2 and exploring elite specs after nine years

I have a strange history with Guild Wars 2. I fell hard for the pre-launch hype, and when it finally arrived, I loved it...

Guild Wars 2 End of Dragons testers can play with the Vindicator, Bladesworn, Catalyst, and DX11 update now

Hear that hum? It's the distant rumbling of the hype train to Cantha, and it's getting a little bit closer with this week's Guild...

Guild Wars 2’s Path of Fire and Heart of Thorns expansion bundle is half off through Amazon right now

A few weeks back on the MOP Podcast, I suggested to our listeners that if they were thinking about getting into Guild Wars 2...

Guild Wars 2: I’m a lich, I’m a lich, oh the lich is back… as this week’s Living World freebie

While longtime Guild Wars 2 veterans are looking ahead to the DirectX 11 beta and next End of Dragons elite spec beta events coming...

Global Chat: World of Warcraft’s kick in the pants, Guild Wars 2’s choice paralysis

What happens when an MMORPG gets a big kick in the pants from both critical lashings and a company-wide scandal? It may actually get...

Guild Wars 2 brings back its fourth season of living world play next week

We're sure you're all pretty busy playing Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons first beta right about now - and if you're not, then...

Guild Wars 2’s One Path Ends is free for all players this week as game perks hit Amazon Prime Gaming

End of Dragons may have everyone buzzing, but Guild Wars 2 has stuff going on right now that won't require you to wait until...

Guild Wars 2’s Flashpoint is free as players welcome WoW refugees and debate End of Dragons

If you need a lil break from the latest Blizzard fiasco, Guild Wars 2 is one of the MMOs that stands ready to welcome...

The Steam Team: Underwater racing and Guild Wars 2 Living World Season 4

Before things went crazy, Massively OP's MJ was on the shore waiting to run the underwater skimmer race in Guild Wars 2, the next...

Guild Wars 2 adds legendary armory and Twisted Marionette boss today, picks up Homeland actress for End of Dragons

Guild Wars 2 is about to have a pretty big day, what with the launch of both the legendary armory and the return of...