You would be forgiven if you missed RIFT's free-to-play relaunch during the week of E3, but buzz for the game has crescendoed this week as fans, having recovered from launch-week queues, prowled around the cash shop, discussed the appeal of F2P, and considered returning to make those queues even longer. And Trion Worlds teased the upcoming 3.0 patch's Plane of Water, housing tweaks, and new souls.
Read on for a look at the rest of our top MMO stories from the past week.
|Guild Wars 2's Sky Pirates of Tyria|
|Guild Wars 2 introduces the Aetherblades|
|Avoiding power creep with upcoming Guild Wars 2 trait tweaks|
|Raiding in Guild Wars 2|
|Neverwinter launches (again), reveals Fury of the Feywild module|
|Cryptic says Neverwinter is 'not trying to compete with World of Warcraft'|
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|Why WoW's flex raiding will change everything|
|A beginner's guide to WoW's secondary professions|
|Guide to WoW's Midsummer Fire Festival 2013|
|Congressional report says you 'may' owe taxes on your WoW income|