MMO Week in Review: Cadence

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On the eve of its Bazaar of the Four Winds content update, Guild Wars 2 has set for itself a mighty challenge. This week, ArenaNet formally announced a two-week cadence for living world patches, waffled on the likelihood of an expansion, promised that classic Guild Wars locations are doable within the living story, and offered hints about the game's revamped rewards system (on which we had earlier speculated). Can Anet pull it all off?

Read on for a peek at the rest of this week's top MMO stories.

WildStar Wednesday details player-created addons and mods
Points of interest in WildStar's latest beta patch

The Elder Scrolls Online is more than just dungeons and dragons
ZeniMax talks Kwama, dungeon roles, and TESO beta invites

Other top MMO stories
Breaking SWTOR canon one Ewok at a time
Believing in Final Fantasy XIV
Blizzard 'exploring' microtransactions in World of Warcraft
Ten franchises that would make great MMOs
Bungie releases full Destiny E3 demo footage
Reflecting on The Secret World's first year
Star Citizen tops $12 million in crowdfunding, outlines additional stretch goals
New FFXIV videos continue the tour of Eorzea, demo group finder
ArcheAge Korea is now F2P, adds houses and dungeon
CCP's Decker and Petursson on the future of EVE, DUST, EVE-VR, and mobile gaming
Final Fantasy XIV surpasses one million beta registrations
The Scimitar arrives in Star Trek Online
Trion adds new Volge Incursion content to Defiance
The Secret World unleashes Guardians of Gaia anniversary event
Player review offers in-depth look at ArcheAge
Jagex 'scales back' Transformers Universe team with layoffs
Star Citizen is a 'remarkably detailed space combat sim with an equally in-depth economy'

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WoW's 20 greatest non-legendary weapons
Young Welsh WoW player achieves Stood in the Fire every night
Warcraft movie will buck the bad game movie trend, according to Legendary Pictures
A legendary for all, courtesy of Wrathion
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