In spite of name reservation system struggles and subsequent compensation for players, NCsoft's upcoming MMORPG WildStar surged onward into its final open beta phase this weekend, emphasizing its raid design and business model. Massively's podcast even hosted Carbine's Creative Director Chad "Pappylicious" Moore for a Q&A.
Meanwhile, players of NCsoft's Guild Wars 2 will be treated to a fresh festival and the start of the rebuilding of Lion's Arch after its destruction during the last living story campaign.
Read on for a look at the rest of this week's top MMO stories.
|The Stream Team: Touring Landmark's oceanfront properties|
|The Stream Team: Peeking into Black Gold Online's beta|
|The Stream Team: Whiling away the work hours in WildStar|
|The Stream Team: A Firran Sorcerer is on the loose in ArcheAge|
|Zarhym speaks on the Warlords of Draenor alpha delay|
|Extended canines confirmed for WoW's new Night Elf model|
|Gender in World of Warcraft|