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 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...
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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,...

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,...

NCsoft Q3 2023: Mobile MMOs, not the classic PC titles, are dragging NCsoft down

If you were hoping that NCsoft's financials might perk up in Q3 after a full year of downward incline, I'm afraid I'll be disappointing...

The Stream Team: Into the Obscure in Guild Wars 2

Surprise! You may not believe this, but Massively OP's MJ's next task in Guild Wars 2's Secrets of the Obscure is to hunt rifts!...
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...
does this look lewd to anyone else

Guild Wars 2’s latest roadmap plots events, balance, and betas well into 2024

As we noted this morning, ArenaNet has announced Guild Wars 2's next Secrets of the Obscure chapter, Through the Veil, but as it happens...

Guild Wars 2’s Through the Veil and new zone launches November 7, followed by a weapon proliferation beta

If you take a peek at the 2023 calendar with Guild Wars 2 on the brain, you'll realize that it's been two months since...

The Daily Grind: Which MMORPG offers the best horror content?

A Friday the 13th doesn't come around in October very often, but it sure is a fun day to talk horror in MMOs. No,...

The Stream Team: Mabon’s Fate in Guild Wars 2

Mabon is a mysterious figure in Guild Wars 2's Secrets of the Obscure, and now he's mysteriously vanished. After Massively OP's MJ found all...

The Stream Team: Rift razing in Guild Wars 2

It's Guild Wars 2-sday, and that means it's time for some rift-razing fun! Massively OP's MJ is continuing her Secrets of the Obscure adventures,...
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The Daily Grind: Do MMO cash shops usually have things you want to buy?

My recent return to Guild Wars 2 for the Secrets of the Obscure expansion resurrected one of my old gripes: The cash shop almost...

Guild Wars 2’s Secrets of the Obscure performed ‘even better than expected,’ ArenaNet says

So, how well did Secrets of the Obscure do for Guild Wars 2? We're not getting hard numbers in ArenaNet's blog post this afternoon...

The Stream Team: Specializing in Skyscale in Guild Wars 2 Skywatch

Now that Massively OP's MJ has started Guild Wars 2's Secrets of the Obscure, she needs to use the Skyscale often. Unfortunately, she never...

Guild Wars 2 kicks off Fractal Rush event through September 19 with today’s update

Today's Guild Wars 2 patch isn't going to dazzle anyone already preoccupied with Secrets of the Obscure, but it's a nice addition all the...

One Shots: Dragons don’t come with windshield wipers

Every time I see someone flying on top of a dragon or other winged mount, all I can imagine is a huge bundle of...
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Massively OP Podcast Episode 436: Rise of the Angry River Hobbits

Colin, Justin, and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2 SOTO, LOTRO River Hobbits, New World Rise of the Angry Earth, Gloria Victis' impending sunset, and the impact of MMO currencies.

Massively Overthinking: Does reused content in MMOs bother you?

One of the big complaints I saw on the Guild Wars 2 subreddit right before Secrets of the Obscure launched was the grump that...

The Stream Team: Guild Wars 2’s Mother of Stars

Massively OP's MJ has discovered she's not in Kansas anymore! Not that she ever was; she was in Guild Wars 2's Garenhoff investigating the...