Tag Archives: guild wars
Fri, Mar 30, 2012 | 06:45 BST
Tue, Mar 27, 2012 | 22:02 BST
Massively has posted a video showing off its time in World vs World PvP during the second press beta for Guild Wars 2. as you will see in the video below, all players taking part in the instanced battles will receive a level boot to 80, with the only differences between players being their gear and skillsets. Players will be assigned to one of three teams depending on their server, and the winning realm will receive a a server-wide bonus called Power of the Mists which grants a bonus to health, crafting and combat XP, and more. Check out the video below. Guild Wars 2 is out later this year.
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 | 13:41 GMT
NCsoft has announced a pre-purchase program for Guild Wars 2 which starts on April 10.
Sat, Mar 10, 2012 | 19:20 GMT
ArenaNet has released a video which features the team discussing its Game Design Manifesto for Guild Wars 2. According to the developers, when creating the MMO, it had three main themes to adhere to: making an MMORPG a great RPG, rethinking combat, and making the MMO more social. You can watch it for yourself below, or if you would rather read about it, the Manifesto has been posted on the official site since 2010. You should still watch it, though. The next closed beta is scheduled for later this month and the game will be released this year.
Sat, Feb 25, 2012 | 14:25 GMT
As of yesterday afternoon, one million people signed up for the Guild Wars 2 beta. The official Twitter account for the game broke the good news, and ArenNet posted a video of the studio celebrating the milestone on Facebook. Sign ups ended at 6pm UK time, and open beta testing will go live this spring, with the game releasing later this year. You can check out our impressions piece for what to expect during the opening levels.
Fri, Feb 24, 2012 | 18:46 GMT
Fri, Feb 24, 2012 | 19:15 GMT
Wed, Feb 22, 2012 | 18:01 GMT
A public sign-up page for Guild Wars 2 is now live and will only be open for the next 48 hours.
Thu, Feb 23, 2012 | 13:14 GMT
ArenaNet held a closed beta for Guild Wars 2 over the weekend, and Stephany Nunneley won the ensuing brawl for VG247′s lone key.
Thu, Feb 16, 2012 | 21:55 GMT
ArenaNet has said world vs. world battles in Guild Wars 2 could last up to two weeks at a time, considering there can be three servers fighting on map supporting up to 300 players.
Wed, Feb 15, 2012 | 17:29 GMT
During NCsoft’s financial call today, the firm noted it is still considering a console release for Guild Wars 2, but console access won’t be available until sometime after the game’s release on PC.
Thu, Feb 09, 2012 | 17:39 GMT
ArenaNet has released a small batch of screenhots to celebrate today’s launch of Winds of Change: Part Three. Part of the Guild Wars Beyond series of storylines and events, the content helps bridge the storyline between the original game and Guild Wars 2, which takes place 250 years in the future. Beyond started off with War in Kryta, and then saw the release of Hearts of the North. The story continued with Winds of Change, and part three is the conclusion of the series. Guild Wars 2 will go into public beta this spring and will launch later this year.
Wed, Jan 25, 2012 | 20:41 GMT
ArenaNet has unveiled the latest race to grace Guild Wars 2, and those familiar with the first game, should recognize there giants.
Thu, Sep 29, 2011 | 21:41 BST
NCsoft has announced the second chapter of Winds of Change for Guild Wars, which is the “largest free content expansion,” for the title to date, has been released.
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 | 13:47 BST
Halloween might be a month away, but the guys at ArenaNet and NCSoft are already looking towards that particular holiday with a competition to celebrate the season.
Fri, Sep 23, 2011 | 15:39 BST
NCSoft’s showed Guild Wars 2 during a session Eurogamer Expo, which we liveblogged. Get acquainted with what Johnny during the stage demos, and other nuggets of information below.
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 | 15:40 BST
It’s Asura week over on the official Guild Wars 2 website this week, and we have the video featurette posted for you below. In case you missed it earlier, we had a chat with ArenaNet’s continuity and lore designers Ree Soesbee and Jeff Grubb, as well as posted the first look at new screens and artwork featuring the little mad scientists and their battle suits. You can check that out here. Enjoy the video below the break, and a look at the amazing city of Rata Sum.
Thu, Sep 15, 2011 | 21:17 BST
Tue, Sep 13, 2011 | 21:01 BST
ArenaNet has updated the Guild Wars 2 blog with a short story from Jeff Grubbs on an Asura and his golem, Mr. Sparkles, as well as a blog post from senior concept artist Matt Barrett, regarding the environmental design of the asura, and its real-world inspirations. You can read both posts through the links, and be sure to check the blog daily for more on the asura race.
Mon, Sep 12, 2011 | 16:10 BST
ArenaNet has designated the third week of September Asura Week, and each day it will be providing you something extra special regarding the diminutive, playable race in Guild Wars 2.