Fantasy Westward Journey (simplified Chinese:梦幻西游 ; Chinese traditional :夢幻西遊 ; pinyin: Mèng Huàn Xi You ) isa MMORPGDéveloppé and run by NetEase. It was released for the Microsoft Windows platform in December 2001. The game is the most popular online game in China from May 2007 by advanced competitor users (PCU), with a maximum number of 1.5 million. Registered users reached 25 million by April 2005, with 576,000 players competing on top of 198 gaming servers, considered the fastest growing online game in China at the time. Average competitor usersReturned in August 2006 to about 400,000. The game uses the same engine as Westward Journey II with a distinctly different graphic style. Both games are inspired by the Chinese novel Journey to the West.
Westward Journey Online II (Chinese:西游 西游 Online II ) is aMMORPGdeveloped and managed byNetEase. After its initial publication, it began to suffer serious technical problems and was closed to rework, reopened several months later as “Westward Journey II”. Another MMORPG, Fantasy Westward Journey, uses the same engine with a different graphic style. Westward Journey is one of the most popular online games in China, with a maximum competitive number of users of 588,000 in March 2005 and with more than 56 million registered accounts, ranking it in the first 3 MMORPG games in China at ‘time.
Initial development of ArcheAge began in 2011, and closed testing of the game took place over two years. Before finally being released in Korea on January 15, 2013, the game went through five closed beta tests and one open beta test.  In 2012, an XL Games studio representative said he expected ArcheAge to be released in North America towards the end of 2013, or the beginning of 2014.  In 2014 a newly hired CM stated the game will be transitioning into beta phase and will release for North America and the EU in 2014.  Announcements made in July, indicate the launch of the beta phase for July 17, 2014.  On April 24, 2014, Trionstarted to offer founder packs , for early alpha and beta access. 
Guild Wars Nightfall is a fantasy action role-playing game and the third stand-alone campaign in the Guild Wars series developed by ArenaNet , a subsidiary of NCSOFT Corporation. Nightfall was released worldwide on October 27, 2006 after beginning in development in November 2005. 
Guild Wars Factions is an action RPG released in 2006 by ArenaNet , the second in the Guild Wars series. Factions introduce the continent of Cantha where two warring factions, the Luxons and the Kurzicks, are locked in a global persistent war. Players are able to join in this conflict, assisting their chosen faction in claiming the towns on the game map.
Guild Wars: Eye of the North is an expansion pack to the Action role-playing game Guild Wars by ArenaNet , a subsidiary of NCSOFT .   It was released worldwide on August 31, 2007.  Unlike other games in the Guild Wars sequence, Eye of the North requires players to own one of the three Earlier campaigns. It features no tutorial happy and is Intended for characters That atteint-have level 10 or Higher.
Guild Wars is a massively multiplayer online action role-playing game developed by ArenaNet , a subsidiary of South Korean game publisher NCSOFT . As the original installment of theGuild Wars series , its campaign has been retroactively titled Prophecies to differentiate it from the content of subsequent releases. The game contains a co-operative role-playing portion and a competitive Player versus Player (PvP) portion. In PvP, players may use their co-operative characters or PvP-exclusive characters that are inherently maximum level and have access to content.
Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns is the first expansion pack for Guild Wars 2 , a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed by ArenaNet and published by NCSOFT . It was released for Microsoft Windows on October 23, 2015. It was made available for pre-purchase on June 16, 2015.  After the release date was broadcast on August 29, 2015, the base game was made free-to-do play , free players have less character slots and have restrictions on mailing and chatting with other players. 
Guild Wars 2: Path of Fire is the second expansion pack for Guild Wars 2 , a massively multiplayer online role-playing game developed and published by ArenaNet .  It was released on Microsoft Windows and MacOS on September 22, 2017, and was made available for pre-purchase on August 1, 2017. 
The expansion introduces new features such as mounts, additional elite specializations for each profession, a bounty system for defeating certain enemies, and access to the areas of the Crystal Desert and Elona (first seen in the first game’s Guild Wars Nightfall expansion).  It will also introduce the new Raids and Seasons of the living world storyline.
Angel Leigh McCoy is a game designer and fiction writer based in Seattle , Washington.
Early life and education
Originally from the Midwest, Angel Leigh McCoy grew up in novels and won first class contest in sixth grade. She studied French Literature at the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.