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

The Stream Team: MOre Mania, the second stream-athon

When you want mo' MO, how can we say no? So here ya go: We bring you MOre...
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Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 just lost another great dev in Bill Freist

Not a week ago, we reported on the loss of two developers from Guild Wars 2 studio ArenaNet, a lead game designer...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 238: Ten years of free-to-play

Justin and Bree discuss DDO, Bless, Book of Travels, Star Trek Online, City of Heroes, WoW Classic & Retail, Guild Wars 2, and LOTRO, with mailbag topics on static endgames and genre labels.

First impressions of Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga prelude, Bound by Blood, now live

It was just two short weeks ago that ArenaNet invited its fans to Seattle for the announcement of the continuation of

Guild Wars 2 money-making video for the ‘middle class’ prompts calls for economy transparency

As we stand on the brink of Guild Wars 2's fifth living story season - I mean, Saga - players are nervous for...
It can later become unreal, of course.

The Daily Grind: Are you a fan of dodge and joust mechanics in MMOs?

Deep in the bowels of a Reddit thread about WildStar vs. WoW Classic a while back, several people mentioned WildStar's combat as being...

One Shots: What a view!

When you're visiting a California-class planet like Risa, you definitely need to bring along a few things. You'll want to pack sunscreen, a surprisingly...

Global Chat: Fallen Earth, Asheron’s Call, Albion Online, and Project Gorgon

Is it ever too late to take a look back at old MMORPGs -- even ones that have passed away? Not when there are...

Guild Wars 2 talks up 2v2 PvP, Swiss tourneys, and the future of ‘expansion-tier features’

Guild Wars 2 PvP. It seems that you either like it, or you think it's missing a whole lot. But what does ArenaNet...

The Daily Grind: What MMOs are in your backlog?

Most all gamers know the bittersweet feeling that is to have a huge backlog of unplayed games thanks to seasonal sales and impulse purchases....

Guild Wars 2 hypes Bound by Blood, loses a pair of devs, and sees Pink Day return

Time to bundle together some Guild Wars 2 headlines! Also I get to play with a bulleted list some more. Yay formatting! Let's...
Oh, please be all right.

Massively OP Podcast Episode 237: Fallen Earth’s final glorious sunset

Justin and Bree tackle Fallen Earth's sunset, WoW Classic, going back to Guild Wars 2, LOTRO, Astellia Online's monetization, CCP's new MMO, City of Heroes, and a mailbag question on swatting.

Working As Intended: What it means to be an MMORPG

I am amused and somewhat bewildered to admit that I have my very own pet troll. He follows me around on Reddit to hassle...

Guild Wars 2 submits a list of potential WvW-centered balance adjustments

It's time for the PvPers of Guild Wars 2 to maybe get worried and very possibly get upset to the point they make...

Leaderboard: Does Guild Wars 2 need another expansion?

If you've followed NCsoft's quarterly investor reports for the last many years, you've probably seen dozens graphs of Guild Wars 2's revenues and...

Guild Wars 2’s Living World magazine teases Bound with Blood, hardmode episode encounters

If you're old enough, you remember back when there were multiple competing video game magazines, and most of them would gladly run multi-page spreads...

Guild Wars 2 studio says it ‘knows that there’s a demand for an expansion’

One of the tidbits of info we confirmed back when ArenaNet lost a third of its studio staff back in February was that...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 236: Guild Wars 2’s dragons and Vikings

Justin and Bree discuss Guild Wars 2, WoW Classic, ArcheAge Unchained, PlanetSide Arena, Peria Chronicles, SWTOR, Conan Chop Chop, Last Oasis, Caravan Stories, and Champions Online, with a mailbag question on improving boring MMO tasks.

Flameseeker Chronicles: What we saw (and what we didn’t) in Guild Wars 2’s Icebrood Saga announcement event

This past weekend’s announcement of Guild Wars 2’s continuation of the Living World story, entitled The Icebrood Saga, was met with all of...

The Daily Grind: Which class would you just love to port from one MMO to another?

Earlier this summer, Standing Stone Game announced a brand-new and unique class for Dungeons and Dragons Online: the Alchemist. No, it's not just...