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 takes another crack at WvW restructuring

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Restructuring Guild Wars 2's World vs. World scene has become ArenaNet's white whale, especially after the studio had to prematurely call a failed test...
Let's just look closer and OH GOD NO

Betawatch: Zenith begins closed beta ahead of January 27 VR launch

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Did you know that Zenith is in closed beta right now? Because it won't be for much longer; the game is moving into launch...

Massively Overthinking: The biggest 2021 MMO trainwrecks (almost) nobody noticed

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Believe it or not, we're finally almost done with our entire lineup of turn-of-the-calendar-year content and recaps and tallies. It's exhausting! But I have...

PSA: Make sure to select your Guild Wars 2 WvW beta guild by tonight

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As promised, Guild Wars 2 is kicking off its next WvW Restructing beta tomorrow, along with a bonus experience event for participants. Before that...

Perfect Ten: The best value MMOs at the start of 2022

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One of the reasons that I have been a huge fan of MMORPGs for nearly two decades now is that they offer a terrific...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 355: All your ships are belong to us

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Justin, Colin, and Bree discuss Elder Scrolls Online, Lost Ark, ArcheAge, Elyon, EVE Online, and Guild Wars 2, with adventures in LOTRO, ESO, and GW2, plus mailbag topics on choice in MMOs and resurrecting Landmark.

The Stream Team: Getting back into Guild Wars 2’s personal story

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While most folks likely started Guild Wars 2 with their personal story, Massively OP's MJ actually skipped all that to jump right into Path...

Eternal Magic, infamous for alleged plagiarism, has sunsetted as of today

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If you can stretch your brain all the way back to the long, long ago of 2019, you might recall that we saw the...

Guild Wars 2 plans a third WvW world restructuring beta on January 14, disables the Tea Time Chair

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Third time's the charm for Guild Wars 2's ongoing efforts at WvW world restructuring. ArenaNet has announced that the third beta for the feature...

One Shots: Meanwhile, 200 feet below the surface of the earth…

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Don't get overly attached to the thin surface of the earth; there are wonders galore waiting for you if you will only take that...
Play to wlin.

Vague Patch Notes: The MMO term ‘pay-to-win’ is a red herring

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It probably hasn't escaped anyone who has been reading my writing over the past several years that I have something of a vendetta against...

Massively Overthinking: Hopes and fears for MMOs in 2022

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For our first official Massively Overthinking of 2022, we're following tradition: We're talking all about our hopes and fears for the genre in the...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 354: Catch-up roundtable and state of the site

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Justin, Bree, Tyler, and MJ discuss the 2021 MOP awards, Cryptic and PWE, Magic the Gathering Online, Fractured, Legends of Aria, Crowfall, and Book of Travels, with adventures in New World, Astroneer, Guild Wars 2, Star Trek Online, Albion Online, Star Wars Galaxies, SWTOR, LOTRO, and Elder Scrolls Online, finishing it off with a state of the site recap.

Guild Wars 2’s senior narrative director leaves ArenaNet to work for Bungie

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This shouldn't be a particularly alarming bit of news for Guild Wars 2 fans, but the movement of one of the game's major narrative...

One Shots: Sailing into the port of 2022

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Twenty Twenty-Two ho! As we sail into unexplored territories, Rees Racer is kicking off a new year of One Shots with a farewell to...

Massively Overthinking: Our 2022 MMO resolutions

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Even if you're the kind of person who is deeply opposed to the idea of resolutions - or your typical resolution fizzles out by...
New world, old problems.

End-of-year Eleven: The MMOs with the most uncertain futures going into 2022

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All right, so let's start with the disclaimer that I put right at the start of this article every single year, which at least...

The Stream Team: Going for Guild Wars 2 Wintersday achievements

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The Christmas event that Massively OP's MJ is the least competent in would likely be GW2's Wintersday. But that doesn't mean she won't try!...

The 2021 One Shots Awards, celebrating your best MMO screenshots

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Welcome the final One Shots column of 2021! As promised, this week we'll take the briefest of breaks from sharing recent submissions for the...

Jukebox Heroes: Your favorite MMO holiday music

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Merry Christmas, happy holidays, and a festive Life Day to you all! As you hopefully enjoy some down time with family, friends, and video...

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