One million eager players signed up to test Guild Wars 2 during ArenaNet's two-day closed beta blitz this week. Whether those one million will be invited to the actual test is still unknown, but while you wait, there are plenty of GW2 snacks to nibble. Why not check out our closed beta impressions, the latest Flameseeker Chronicles, our video guide to crafting, and the latest on the game's anti-queue overflow servers?
This week's other top MMO stories are just behind the cut!
A second look at The Secret World
We nabbed another hands-on preview of TSW, now delayed until June 19th.
Aion's 3.0 and F2P conversion announced
Aion will be headed to fully free-to-play territory in North America too.
Average SWTOR play session tops four hours
The studio believes more players are playing rather than posting.
Why you should be playing Tribes: Ascend
Jef dived in to Hi-Rez's fully open Tribes: Ascend beta.
SOE responds to ProSiebenSat.1 fiasco
The company says the European partnership isn't a done deal.
Blizzard tells Diablo III fans to lower their expectations
Bashiok believes the hype is out of control.
Star Wars: The Old Republic video celebrates a successful launch
BioWare toots its own horn in a new trailer.
Rumor: Blizzard embracing F2P for unannounced game
Insiders say it's Blizzard DOTA, but that's already been announced.
SWTOR devs leaving BioWare to make indie game
BioWare's lead combat programmer and two artists moved on.
Why I Play: Fallen Earth
Our newest column makes the case for Fallen Earth's awesomeness.
EVE Online announces an impending Inferno
CCP names spreadsheets online's newest expansion.
HeroEngine licensing takes off thanks to SWTOR's success
Idea Fabrik says thousands of devs have now licensed the tool suite.
The Perfect Ten: Clever ideas
Justin rounds up 10 creative MMO mechanics.
John Smedley on EQMac's salvation
Smed aims to keep the EverQuest Mac servers running indefinitely.
The 2800: Of Bajor is as immersive as it gets
Teri investigated STO's latest content dump.
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