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MMO Week in Review: The fastest-selling Week in Review of all time


At the end of every week, we round up the best and most popular news stories, exclusive features, and insightful columns published on Massively and then present them all in one convenient place. If you missed a big MMO or WoW Insider story last week, you've come to the right post.

This week, Guild Wars 2 made a big splash in the MMO pool by claiming for itself the title of fastest-selling (Western) MMO of all time. While the game's detractors readied their torches and pitchforks for an assault on a comment section near you, fans rallied with infographics and ArenaNet announced a giant PAX party. It turns out there was some content to talk about too; we delivered an election postmortem and previewed the Queen's Speech update. OK, back to your pitchforks.

Read on for a look at the rest of our top MMO stories!


The Elder Scrolls Online plans to update early and often
Tamriel Infinium: Why I will play Elder Scrolls Online
The Elder Scrolls Online answers questions about its livestream

CM James Nichols leaves Trion as part of studio shakeup
Trion Worlds to close EU branch

Other top MMO stories
See 13 minutes of epic Final Fantasy XIV footage in this new trailer
Ooh Ouya! Testing MMOs on a $99 console
SWTOR Czerka dailies, the F2P experiment, and sitting in chairs
Returning to your Final Fantasy XIV friends
Quips, quotes, and EQ Next tidbits from SOE Live
Gotta tame 'em all: Dragon's Prophet open beta impressions
How to be the best at League of Legends
Hearthstone begins closed beta testing
Final Fantasy brings version 1.0 characters into beta
Black Gold Online's payment model will make your head hurt
NCsoft looking ahead to Lineage Eternal beta, WildStar launch
World of Warcraft's 5.4 trailer features Orc on Panda violence, boats
Rockstar reveals Grand Theft Auto Online
The Perfect Ten: Literal kill 10 rats quests
Guardians of Middle-earth is coming to PC
First Impressions of RuneScape 3 from a returning player
NCsoft sales are up, income is down
Blizzard trademark hints at next WoW or Diablo III expansion [Updated]
Diablo III teaser suggests expansion name is Reaper of Souls [Updated]
The Soapbox: Gaming addiction isn't about games
Aeria Games Announces Aura Kingdom at Otakon 2013

WoW Insider
And from our sister site, WoW Insider...
New launcher now in open beta testing
Actual gold stolen from virtual gold farmer results in ugly court battle
How to go from solo WoW to group WoW
WoW Insider is looking for a Rogue columnist

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