This week, readers clamored for our hands-on with Funcom's The Secret World straight from Montreal. Meanwhile, the final beta weekend for Star Wars: The Old Republic has occupied gamers who aren't otherwise debating the merits of spending a thousand buckaroos on a single item in an MMO transaction shop. And here we thought monoclegate was insanity!
Join us past the break for a peek at this week's other top MMO stories!
Massively's big fat Black Friday roundup: 2011 edition
We gathered up the best MMO shopping deals and events!
Goblinworks announces Pathfinder Online
A new studio will develop the fledgling fantasy title.
World of Warcraft 'law enforcement guide' leaked, new commercial released
Blizzard's megalith was flamed by AntiSec and feasted in advertising.
A look back at a cataclysmic year for World of Warcraft
World of Warcraft turned seven; we offered a retrospective.
Analyst downgrades Blizzard stock in anticipation of SWTOR launch
SWTOR's approach and WoW's recent sub losses gave investors pause.
John Smedley gives interesting tweets on DC Universe Online
Smed claimed that business in DCUO is booming.
Hyperspace Beacon: Freedom
Larry outlined his plans for SWTOR coverage post-NDA-drop.
The Soapbox: The best complaint is an empty seat
Eliot argued that taking your money elsewhere sends the strongest message.
The Perfect Ten: Ways to prepare for the coming of SWTOR
Justin delivered a tongue-in-cheek guide to prepping for TOR.
Enter at Your Own Rift: Will RIFT survive the SWTORacolypse?
Karen examined RIFT's newest competition.
South Korea puts the 'Cinderella Law' into effect
Children are barred from online games from midnight to 6 a.m.
Guild Wars 2 devblog highlights cinematic conversations
ArenaNet discussed dialogue scene development.
RedBedlam announces browser sandbox called The Missing Ink
Are you ready for a new sandbox?
Blizzard posts patch 4.3: Hour of Twilight info hub
The next major patch is almost here!
Blizzard unveils Mists of Pandaria talent calculator
Plan your panda way, way in advance.
WoW Insider's first World of Warcraft memories
The team celebrates the early days of WoW.