guild wars 2

Official Site: Guild Wars 2
Studio: ArenaNet/NCsoft
Launch Date: August 28, 2012
Genre: Fantasy Hybrid Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid B2P (Cash Shop, No Sub, Paid Expansions)
Platform: PC

Guild Wars 2’s Festival of the Four Winds returns August 11

It's been only a week since Guild Wars 2 dropped its latest content episode, but already the ArenaNet team is moving to...

The Daily Grind: Who is the greatest female NPC in an MMO?

From Jaina to Wonder Woman, Vette to Galadriel, MMORPGs sport an inspiring roster of strong and fascinating women. Sometimes they headline the game, as...

The MOP Up: All Points Bulletin revs its engine upgrade

This past weekend, Little Orbit's All Points Bulletin ran its second open beta test as it prepares to roll out the huge Unreal...

Jukebox Heroes: The ultimate guide to MMORPG music

It's been a long, strange, and wonderful journey to explore MMORPG music with you here in Jukebox Heroes. And while I am anticipating...

One Shots: The ultimate tree house

When I asked for pictures of plant houses in online games, I wasn't quite expecting that notion to sprout and grow into this tremendous...

The Guild Wars 2 community is debating whether precursors belong in lockboxes

Guild Wars 2 players are busy on Reddit this week debating whether precursors should be even tangentially in the Black Lion chest...

The Soapbox: Powercreep in MMOs sucks – so how do we solve it?

We all love multiplayer, persistent world online games, don’t we? Players stay for the familiarity, nostalgia, and potential for years of enjoyment. Studios love...

Flameseeker Chronicles: First Impressions of Guild Wars 2’s Jormag Rising, live today

Just two short months ago, Guild Wars 2 introduced us to the Drizzlewood Coast, flashpoint of the civil war between the Charr United...

Guild Wars 2 takes fans through the design process of the Assault on the Frost Citadel meta-event

With the next episode of Guild Wars 2 mere days away, a couple of devs at ArenaNet -- senior designer Bryan Yarrow...

Guild Wars 2’s voice actors miss you, too

On the last episode of the podcast, Bree said that she was going to hold off playing any of the newer Guild Wars...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 280: Middle-earth practices social distancing

Justin and Bree discuss Funcom, Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, Nexon, No Man's Sky, and Skull and Bones, with adventures in LOTRO, Hearthstone, and WoW, plus mailbag topics on fidelity to artistic vision and phasing vs. immersion.

Guild Wars 2 previews Jormag Rising’s Frost Citadel in new teaser

So, things in Guild Wars 2 are about to get pretty frosty, what with the upcoming Jormag Rising episode seeing players square...

One Shots: Private retreats

Where do you go to get away from it all in an MMORPG? If you look hard enough, you might find a special private...

Guild Wars 2’s next episode, Jormag Rising, launches July 28 – here’s the new trailer

As promised, ArenaNet has pushed out the trailer for Guild Wars 2's next episode, titled Jormag Rising and launching in just two weeks. "Chapter...

Former ArenaNet founder and former Riot Games dev get $5.7M for their startup studio One More Game

What can you do with $5.7 million? Apparently, beef up your own game studio. Patrick Wyatt, a former founder of ArenaNet and En...

Guild Wars 2 looks for short-term WvW performance improvements

When you're in hot competition against other players in an MMO, the last thing you want to experience is hitting a skill button... and...

The Daily Grind: Do you pine for a lost era of a specific MMO?

A few weeks back, I saw a Reddit thread from a fellow MMO gamer who missed a specific version of Guild Wars...
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Guild Wars 2 datamining uncovers a new player guide coming to the game

It's always the right time to welcome new people into your favorite MMO, but sometimes the process of getting them on board can be...

Guild Wars 2’s latest balancing patch is live as ArenaNet offers summer roadmap

Happy patch day, Guild Wars 2 fans. As we noted last week, Guild Wars 2's latest class balancing update is live today,...

Flameseeker Chronicles: How Guild Wars 2 keeps meta maps relevant

Lately I’ve been spending a lot of my time in Guild Wars 2 running through the Drizzlewood Coast meta event (be sure to...

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