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Guild Wars 2 delays End of Dragons to 2022, brings Colin Johanson and Josh Davis back

Huge news out of ArenaNet this Friday in both the good and bad variety. And because we know you want to get the bad...

Former ArenaNet Game Director Colin Johanson lands at Amazon Game Studios

In a move that will shock no one, Amazon Game Studios has apparently hired former ArenaNet director Colin Johanson in an unspecified role. That...
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Colin Johanson says farewell to the Guild Wars 2 community

Last week's big surprise on Friday was the departure of longtime Guild Wars 2 game director Colin Johanson from ArenaNet. Rumors and surprise swirled...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Hands-on with Slothasor and the Guild Wars 2 AMA breakdown

It's been a bit of a whirlwind week for ArenaNet, especially with a jam-packed Reddit AMA that contained the announcement that Colin Johanson has...
So long.

Guild Wars 2’s Colin Johanson leaves ArenaNet; Mike O’Brien takes over as game director

Game director Colin Johanson has been with ArenaNet on Guild Wars 2 for quite some time now, but nothing lasts forever. New game director...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Examining Guild Wars 2’s winter 2016 update plans

Guild Wars 2 Game Director Colin Johanson dropped a massive amount of information about the direction development will take in the first quarter of 2016...

Guild Wars 2 winter 2016 update, gliding confirmed for Central Tyria

As part of Game Director Colin Johanson's Q1 state of play update, ArenaNet has confirmed that gliding is coming to the Guild Wars 2 zones...

Guild Wars 2 hints at WvW overhaul as WvW dev departs studio

A big revamp of Guild Wars 2's world vs. world mode is in the works according to a Reddit post by Lead Developer Colin...

Guild Wars 2 had a five-hour Heart of Thorns launch megastream

If you've got five-plus hours to kill and you're a fan of Guild Wars 2, you might enjoy checking in with the Heart of...

Guild Wars 2 starts testing 64-bit client

Your Guild Wars 2 client could be getting an upgrade in the near future, particularly if you have the hardware to handle it. ArenaNet Game...

Johanson previews Guild Wars 2’s road ahead

If you're wondering what's in store for Guild Wars 2 before the end of the year, Colin Johanson's latest post has the answers. Before he...

ArenaNet is tweaking Guild Wars 2’s elite specialization system

ArenaNet's Colin Johanson says that the firm is updating Guild Wars 2 to reflect feedback received from players who are digging into the recent...

Guild Wars 2 runs down last-minute expansion launch details

ArenaNet Game Director Colin Johanson had a few words to share today to prepare the Guild Wars 2 community for this week's Heart of...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Guild Wars 2 raiding factsheet

If you're anything like me, you'll have been bursting at the seams to find out what shape the promised "challenging group content" will take...

Flameseeker Chronicles: Trinity dependence in Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns

I don't know about you lot, but I really enjoy ArenaNet's Points of Interest livestream that airs on its official Twitch channel. It contains a massive...

Guild Wars 2 combat working as intended, will work even more as intended in the future

Don't expect Guild Wars 2 to change its combat to mimic the traditional holy trinity setup that most MMOs have, but do expect that...
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Tomorrow’s Guild Wars 2 patch tweaks the 1-to-80 leveling experience

Tomorrow's Guild Wars 2 patch features a change inspired by player feedback, according to game director Colin Johanson. "We decided getting to level 80...