Tag Archives: arenanet
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 15:06 BST
Guild Wars 2 has been given a permanent price drop, NCsoft has announced. The standard edition will now run you £34.99/$49.99 and the Deluxe version £49.99/$69.99. The new price point, which is $10 off the launch price, is effective starting today. The new price coincides with the conclusion of the Southsun Cove event next week, called Last Stand at Southsun. All sorts of things will be happening during the next week, and you can find out more information through a previous post on the matter, and look over ArenaNet’s update page here.
Sat, May 18, 2013 | 16:32 BST
ArenaNet has announced development on Guild Wars will cease, in order to focus on Guild Wars 2 and it’s monthly content.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 09:17 BST
Guild Wars 2 publisher NC Soft has discussed the “consistent and strong” performance of the MMO’s in-game gem transactions, suggesting that when stacked against sales of the game itself, digital revenue is driving the game onward.
Tue, May 07, 2013 | 16:56 BST
ArenaNet has announced Guild Wars 2′s next update, The Secret of Southsun.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 23:28 BST
The final chapter in Guild Wars 2′s first Living Story event kicks off today. If you haven’t been keeping up with this limited-time campaign, you’re missing out – it’s expected to have ongoing consequences for the MMO’s narrative. Never mind, you can still take part in Retribution; check out ArenaNet’s handy, spoiler-free guide to the schedule; how to access content; and achievements.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 15:39 BST
The last chapter Guild Wars 2′s four-part Flame & Frost series, Retribution, starts today.
Wed, Apr 24, 2013 | 08:43 BST
Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet has released a 2D retro platformer called Rytlock’s Critter Rampage. You can play it for free in your browser now. Warning: contains carrots.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 23:25 BST
ArenaNet has prepped two new eSports-friendly features for Guild Wars 2.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 20:23 BST
The four-part Flame and Frost storyline for Guild Wars 2 will close with Retribution, next week, and to get you ready for it, Arenanet has sent out a batch for screenshots and some general information for the conclusion. Hit up the break to become acquainted with everything.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 10:15 BST
Guild Wars developer ArenaNet has posted details of its 8th anniversary event, which marks the original game’s milestone. Celebrations will kick off April 22 and run to April 29.
Tue, Apr 16, 2013 | 06:00 BST
ArenaNet has announced it will throw a free trial event for Guild Wars 2 April 19-21. The trial is open even to those who participated in the last event in November 2012, and returning players should find their accounts still waiting for them. The event will be gated by keys, and ArenaNet has provided a list of sites which will be handing them out.
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 05:31 BST
ArenaNet has launched a set of leaderboards for player versus player, world versus world and achievements in Guild Wars 2. This initial set is limited to the top 100 players, but the developer plans to expand them and add more ways for you to parse the data. You can check out the best in the business (of playing MMORPGs) here, and read about when the various boards update in the announcement blog post.
Tue, Apr 02, 2013 | 01:35 BST
We don’t normally post April Fool’s Day stuff, but this one isn’t a joke. ArenaNet has actually put together a retro-style adventure update for Guild Wars 2.
Wed, Mar 27, 2013 | 22:44 GMT
Guild Wars 2 recently introduced living story, a series of limited-time dynamic events chained together into an ongoing plot. It sounds amazing in theory, but so far players have found the whole affair something of a disappointment – happily, ArenaNet expects that to change soon.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | 01:38 GMT
ArenaNet has released a pile of new information about The Razing, the third episode of its Flame and Frost living story event. The Razing kicks off on March 26, and follows the adventures of the norn Braham and charr Rox as they battle to save their homelands. As well as new quests, the episode is accompanied by new world versus world progression and rankings systems; more bounty hunting; leaderboards; and city guides to point you to living story content. Hit the link for all the details.
Fri, Mar 15, 2013 | 14:48 GMT
ArenaNet and the folks over at Guild Wars 2 Guru have collaborated on a video in which development team members Tyler Bearce, Karl McClain and Johnathan Sharp discuss the “state-of-the-game”. According to Massively, the topics covered span balancing, matchmaking, Spirit Watch and future plans. The video is a bit long, so grab some refreshment before you start.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 22:38 GMT
ArenaNet added a whole bunch of new systems to Guild Wars 2 post-launch to stop players running out of content too quickly, but is approaching the limits of how complicated it can make the game.
Thu, Mar 07, 2013 | 23:37 GMT
IGN spoke with Guild Wars 2 game director Colin Johanson about just what you have to put on the table to build an MMO. “You’re basically betting your company any time you decide that the thing you’re going to make is an MMO.”
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 08:53 GMT
Guild Wars 2′s third Flame and Frost event ‘The Razing’ has been teased by developer ArenaNet.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 22:30 GMT
Guild Wars 2 may one day produce expansions like its popular precursor, but ArenaNet has no concrete plans right now.