Tag Archives: Guild Wars 2
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 08:56 GMT
Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet has outlined a big list of PvP changes in a new blog update this morning. The changes come as part of a new patch, which is rolling out today.
Mon, Feb 25, 2013 | 13:37 GMT
Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet is selling both the standard and ‘Digital Deluxe’ editions of its MMO at 30% off today.
Sat, Feb 23, 2013 | 22:07 GMT
ArenNet has released a new trailer showing some of the new guild missions coming to the MMO with the update on February 26. The developer has also updated its blog with some pertinent information on the matter. On top of all this, the game is on sale until February 25. So if you have been in the market for it, you can grab the Digital Edition and Digital Deluxe editions for 30% off. Hit up the links to find out more. The latest video is below.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 02:56 GMT
MMO players are always complaining that they don’t get enough decent loot drops, but it looks like Guild Wars 2 fans were correct. In a forum post, ArenaNet said it had investigated complaints and believes its found the cause of the issue, and will correct it in the game’s next major patch, due later this month. You’ll still receive fewer drops than in gear-focused MMOs, but ArenaNet is also making certain areas of the game more rewarding, equipment-wise.
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 | 21:59 GMT
ArenaNet has put together a new PvP map to Guild Wars 2. Called Spirit Watch, the map releases in a free content update on February 26, and supports a hybrid of conquest and capture-the-flag style, with players vying to win the Orb of Ascension. Trailer through the break.
Mon, Feb 18, 2013 | 13:34 GMT
Guild Wars 2 game director Colin Johanson reflects on the game’s shaky launch, and tells Dave Cook about ArenaNet’s big plans for Tyria throughout the year ahead.
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 | 23:08 GMT
Guild Wars 2 will udnergo scheduled server maintenance later today. The downtime kicks off at midnight PST and runs through 4:00AM PST, which is prime gaming time in Australia and New Zealand but not too bad elsewhere. You won’t be able to log into either North American or European servers, and the MMO’s forums, account registration, and online store will be inaccessible. The Black Lion Trading Company will also go down, and will not return for a further two hours past the maintenance end time.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 01:45 GMT
ArenaNet has slapped a date down on the second instalment of Guld Wars 2′s very first Living Story arc, Flame and Frost. Although some aspects of the ongoing story arc are already available, the real meat will be available on February 26 when The Gathering Storm goes live with new PvP map Spirit Watch, new guild missions and additional merits. The Living Story arcs are designed to have lasting impact on the world of Guild Wars 2, but are time limited, so check out the details and make sure you see everything before the next phase begins later this month.
Wed, Feb 06, 2013 | 17:50 GMT
ArenaNet has delayed the Guild Wars 2 World vs World changes to next month, according to game director Colin Johanson. Originally planned for release this month, the changes will now be applied in March. Other updates planned for the MMO include “continual optimization of game models and data compression” to reduce performance issues, reports
Massivley. This will also allow more players to be included in the WvW feature. You can read the entire blog entry through the Guild Wars 2 website.
Fri, Feb 01, 2013 | 04:49 GMT
Guild Wars 2 players who have not changed their passwords since September 2012 will be required to do so on February 7. In a blog post, ArenaNet explained that a system of blacklisting certain passwords used in past hacking attempts was introduced in September, and has been so successful that it wants everyone to benefit. If you’re using ageing login details, head over to the MMORPG’s account management site to change your password – or just wait for Thursday, when you will be prompted to switch things up or be barred from logging in.
Fri, Feb 01, 2013 | 01:25 GMT
Guild Wars 2 has introduced a dedicated development team for the MMORPG’s “Living Story” – short-term events with long-term impact on the game’s world.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 | 01:04 GMT
Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet saw the launch of its MMO hit by a string of server crashes, trading loopholes and security issues, and gamers – as are wont to do – gave them hell for it. ArenaNet’s game director Colin Johanson has shared his thoughts looking back at the game’s launch, and has discussed how it has learned from what happened to increase the game’s stability moving onward.
Tue, Jan 22, 2013 | 15:07 GMT
Guild Wars 2′s promised January content is releasing next week with the arrival of Flame and Frost: Prelude.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 | 21:21 GMT
ArenNet has announced that the Guesting feature for Guild Wars 2 will launch with the January update. The feature allows players to “visit” different worlds (servers) temporarily, so they can quest with friends and other members of the community. Think of it as visiting the house next door but not taking up permanent residence. There are a few restrictions, which you can find outlined in the post. Free server transfers will also go the way of the Dodo with the update, so if you want to change worlds without paying anything, you will need to do it before it goes live on January 28.
Fri, Jan 04, 2013 | 05:30 GMT
Guild Wars 2 players have earned permanent account bans for taking advantage of an exploit introduced in the Wintersday holiday event.
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 | 22:29 GMT
NCsoft, the Korean publisher behind MMORPG’s Lineage and Guild Wars, has announced it will sell all of its NC Interactive shares, the company’s US subsidiary responsible for Lineage 2 and City of Heroes. It will be selling all of its 809 million shares on December 24.
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 | 21:06 GMT
The Wintersday even in Guild Wars 2 starts tomorrow, and runs through January 3. To celebrate the festivities, ArenaNet as released another batch of screenshots. Have a look at snowy wonderland inthe gallery below. If you missed the other set of screenshots, go have a look through here, where we’ve also posted a handy schedule of events.
Fri, Dec 07, 2012 | 17:30 GMT
Wed, Nov 28, 2012 | 00:10 GMT
If you’re unhappy with the way your Guild Wars 2 character looks but don’t want to re-roll, check out a couple of new items added to the MMORPG’s store recently. The Self-Style Hair Kit (250 gems) lets you rearrange your tresses, while the Total Makeover Kit (350 gems) does what it says on the box. ArenaNet confirmed on Twitter that there are no new customisation options available and that you cannot change a characters name.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 21:56 GMT
Wintersday is coming to Guild Wars 2 next month, according to a blog update from ArenaNet.