Posts Tagged Guild Wars 2

ArenaNet looks at future Guild Wars 2 features including new dungeons

Last weekend’s Lost Shored event was a mixed bag,  had its problems but that was to be expected.

By Paul Younger | 22 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

ArenaNet looking for player feedback on Guild Wars 2 Lost Shores event

Any major event in an MMO is bound to have a few issues, especially when it’s the first one.

By Paul Younger | 21 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Look spiffing with an in-game Guild Wars 2 t-shirt

Back at GamesCom ArenaNet promised to dish out some codes for players to obtain a special in-game Guild Wars 2 T-Shirt, unfortunately they got rather busy with the launch so it kind of fell by the wayside.

By Paul Younger | 20 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

ArenaNet explains new Guild Wars 2 Ascended Gear and item progression

Following yesterday’s reveal of new features for the Lost Shores update which included mention of the new Ascended Gear, Guild Wars 2 players started to show some serious concern over the game’s apparent new direction when tackling high-end content and gear.

By Paul Younger | 13 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 Lost Shores trailer teases new content

Following the information update for the Guild Wars 2 November content update earlier today, ArenaNet has released a short teaser trailer which features the nasty looking Karka and one big-ass crab-like thing.

By Paul Younger | 12 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

More Guild Wars 2 November Lost Shores event details

The Lost Shores November update for Guild Wars 2 gets underway in 15 November and more details of the content update have been released today.

By Paul Younger | 12 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 Refer a Friend Free Trial starts Monday

Are your mates reluctant to take the plunge with Guild Wars 2?

By Paul Younger | 8 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

ArenaNet details November Guild Wars 2 event schedule

This month’s Lost Shores event is not too far away from going live and today ArenaNet has outlined the schedule to make sure players are around to take part.

By Paul Younger | 6 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

November Guild Wars 2 event will change Tyria forever

ArenaNet are getting ready to launch what sounds like an epic event in Guild Wars 2 this month.

By Paul Younger | 2 Nov 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 Shadow of the Mad King live today

Halloween festivities begin today in Guild Wars 2 with the Shadow of the Mad King game update.

By Paul Younger | 22 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 Shadow of the Mad King event teased in video

ArenaNet’s special Halloween event Shadow of the Mad King will kick off on 22 October and they’ve updated the information page with a few more details which shows that the event will take place over four acts, each act starting on different dates from 22 October.

By Paul Younger | 19 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 Shadow of the Mad King Halloween Content Incoming

ArenaNet are getting set to release a major content update for Guild Wars 2 to coincide with their Halloween event Shadow of the Mad King.

By Paul Younger | 13 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 announced for Mac – Entering Beta

It’s not just PC gamers that will be enjoying ArenaNet’s new MMO, this afternoon they announced that the game will be supporting Mac OSX.

By Paul Younger | 18 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 sells more than 2 million so far

The first sales figures for Guild Wars 2 have surfaced today and they are very solid indeed.

By Paul Younger | 13 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Long tail: Sleeping Dogs back on top of UK charts

United Front’s Sleeping Dogs is back on top of the UK all-formats videogame chart after last week’s dip into second place.

By Peter Parrish | 10 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Over 11,000 Guild Wars 2 accounts hacked so far [Updated]

A representative for NCsoft and ArenaNet has since contacted us, saying that 8,500 accounts have been hacked so far – not 11,000 as we have reported below.

By John Robertson | 10 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 [Review] – War in heaven?

It’s hard to find a place to begin when you’re dealing with something of Guild Wars 2‘s scale.

By Tim McDonald | 7 Sep 2012 | 2

Guild Wars 2 tops UK chart, but sells less than SWTOR

Guild Wars 2 has found itself at the top of the UK all-format software chart, knocking Square Enix Sleeping Dogs from number one.

By John Robertson | 3 Sep 2012 | 1

ArenaNet Temporarily bans players exploiting bugs giving them a second chance

Gamers will be looking for every advantage while playing Guild Wars 2.

By Paul Younger | 31 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 achieves 400,000 concurrent users during headstart

Error codes and all sorts of issues occurred over the weekend if you were trying to get into Guild Wars 2.

By Paul Younger | 28 Aug 2012 | 2

ArenaNet statement on Guild Wars 2 ‘overflow’ bug

If you’ve been playing Guild Wars 2, as both Paul and Tim have over the past few days (click their names for early impression pieces), you’ll most likely have noticed problems with the game’s ‘overflow’ feature.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

First Guild Wars 2 max level character reached

I’m not sure why MMO gamers do it, the race to be first.

By Paul Younger | 28 Aug 2012 | 6

Another 24 hours in Guild Wars 2 [Feature] – World vs. World

I spent the first three hours creating my character.
That’s not an exaggeration: the first time I logged into Guild Wars 2, I was so overwhelmed by options I alt-tabbed to Skype and cried.

By Tim McDonald | 28 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Are you eager for the launch of Guild Wars 2?

The latest Guild Wars 2 press release is entitled “Video Gamers Eager for the Launch of Guild Wars 2″.

By John Robertson | 24 Aug 2012 | 3

Guild Wars 2 to take advantage of Umbra’s Rendering Optimization Technology

Helsinki, Finland (August 13th, 2012) -­ Umbra Software, the provider of state of the art rendering optimization middleware, announced today that Guild Wars 2, the highly-anticipated MMO from ArenaNet, is taking advantage of Umbra’s occlusion culling technology.

By Press Release | 13 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Another Guild Wars 2 Stress test tonight

ArenaNet are bringing the weekend in with style and another last minute stress test has been announced for this evening.

By Paul Younger | 10 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 designers explain World vs World in new video

The stress test will shortly be getting underway, but to keep you busy until the servers go live, ArenaNet has released another developer video focusing on World vs World where three teams go head to head for complete map domination.

By Paul Younger | 2 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 stress test on Thursday

ArenaNet announced earlier that they are to hold a special stress test for Guild Wars 2 this Thursday, 2 August, at  12:00 Noon Pacific Time to 4:00 PM Pacific Time.

By Paul Younger | 1 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Guild Wars 2 pimps its ‘pillars of gameplay’

If you’ve been following the development of Guild Wars 2, your excitement levels may well be moving beyond ‘twitchy’ to somewhere close to ‘frothing’ as the August release date approaches.

By Peter Parrish | 26 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

ArenaNet shows off Guild Wars 2 Sylvari cinematic

The third and final Guild Wars 2 Beta test is now underway, and to coincide with the test, AreanNet has posted the Sylvari into cinematic which also comes with commentary on the ArenaNet blog.

By Paul Younger | 21 Jul 2012 | 1