living world


Tamriel Infinium: The history of Elder Scrolls games (before and after Elder Scrolls Online)

There's nothing quite like that feeling when you first dip your toes into a particular game only to discover that it's part of a...

Guild Wars 2 quietly kicks off its Return to Living World S1 event for the next week

Blink and you'll miss it, as ArenaNet isn't widely promoting it apart from a calendar note and mention on social media: Guild Wars 2...

Guild Wars 2 shares patch notes for its next balance update, prepares the return of Living World Season 1

It's both a look to the future and a blast from the past for Guild Wars 2 players, as ArenaNet has posted the initial...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO resolutions for 2024

Stop right there. I know you're about to object and say that you don't do resolutions, let alone MMO resolutions. That's fine. A lot...

Working As Intended: The hits and misses of our 2023 MMO predictions

We've been offering up an MMO predictions list for Massively Overthinking for years upon years now as our writers and readers prognosticate on the...

Perfect Ten: The single best expansion from 10 MMOs

Holy crud, do I not know that I'm setting myself up for some major pushback today. Oh, I feel that to my core, friends!...
does this look lewd to anyone else

Flameseeker Chronicles: Hands-on with Guild Wars 2 Through the Veil’s Inner Nayos and convergences

Guild Wars 2: Secrets of the Obscure was a bit of a different expansion in that it wasn't one big chunk of content dropped...

Wizard101 gets ready to head to the Australian Outback with its Wallaru update

Who's ready to go Down Under in the magical world of Wizard101? KingsIsle is currently testing its Australian-themed Wallaru release, the final world in the...
The stars are over Dun Morogh.

WoW Factor: This time will not be different

The other day, I got a nasty email from a World of Warcraft fan. This is not inherently unusual; it happens a couple of...

The Stream Team: Ending Guild Wars 2’s End of Dragons (again)

Although Massively OP's MJ initially finished Guild Wars 2's End of Dragons, more story was added while she was immersed in the Living World...

The Stream Team: Wrapping up Guild Wars 2’s Living World Season 2

Does Massively OP's MJ have good timing (for once), or what? Tonight she's wrapping up Guild Wars 2's Living World Season 2 story --...

Guild Wars 2 previews Secrets of the Obscure’s skyscale skills and implementation

One of the key highlights of Guild Wars 2's impending Secrets of the Obscure expansion is easily the overhaul of the skyscale mount, the...

The Stream Team: Spelunking in Guild Wars 2

After Caithe's memory seeds lead to a sealed cave in Guild Wars 2, Massively OP's MJ knew it was time to go spelunking. But...

The Stream Team: Going after the Guild Wars 2 dragon egg-napper

After a short interlude for the Four Winds Festival, Massively OP's MJ is ready to get back to the story of Guild Wars 2's...

The Stream Team: To dye for Guild Wars 2 and Tangled Paths

Now that Massively OP's MJ reclaimed the 20 slot bags she had parsed out to her alts, she has a plethora of inventory spots......

The Stream Team: Blowing through Guild Wars 2’s Festival of the Four Winds

What? Massively OP's MJ sidetracked by another Guild Wars 2 festival? Well, can you blame her: It's the Festival of the Four Winds! And...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2’s skyscale changes are great

So here's a funny story: I was literally in the middle of writing an article titled "The time to make the skyscale more accessible...

The Stream Team: The end of Echoes of the Past in Guild Wars 2

After a short break for some therapeutic piƱata bashing, Massively OP's MJ is ready to dive back into Guild Wars 2's Living World Season...

The Stream Team: Guild Wars 2’s Entanglements

In Guild Wars 2's Living World Season 2, MassivelyOP's MJ has been learning more about her former foe, Scarlet, as well as finding more...

Flameseeker Chronicles: What we learned (and didn’t) from Guild Wars 2’s spring 2023 roadmap

The most nerve-wracking thing about being an MMORPG player is uncertainty. MMO players don't like change, and when a change is teased, many of...