Guild Wars 2

PC / RPG / Release: Aug 28, 2012 / ESRB: U

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Guild Wars 2 bringing back 'Super Adventure Box' this September

Guild Wars 2 bringing back 'Super Adventure Box' this September

Guild Wars 2 is bringing back its April Fools gag "Super Adventure Box." An update on September 3 will add an updated version of the 8-bit style dungeon, complete with new modes and rewards.

Read more: World 2 added to SAB »

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Guild Wars 2 free trial weekend underway

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Guild Wars 2 free trial weekend underway

With its first birthday fast approaching, Guild Wars 2 is holding a free trial weekend so all can come and coo over how big and grown-up it is. All parts of the subscription-free MMORPG are open to everyone from earlier this morning until 11:59pm Pacific on Sunday, so go wild in Tyria.

Read more: Simply sign up, download, and play »

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Guild Wars 2 ushers in 'Queen's Jubilee' August 6

Guild Wars 2 ushers in 'Queen's Jubilee' August 6

Guild Wars 2 is celebrating a milestone for their royal family. The Queen's Jubilee update arrives on August 6 and will feature a majestic anniversary, as well as some gladiatorial combat. Are you not entertained?

Read more: Tenth anniversary celebration »

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Guild Wars 2 'Cutthroat Politics' update coming July 23

Guild Wars 2 'Cutthroat Politics' update coming July 23

Guild Wars 2 is entering the take-no-prisoners world of fake politics. The "Cutthroat Politics" update is coming on July 23, with a host of changes and a little light political satire in tow.

Read more: War hero versus merchant »

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Guild Wars 2 opening API for user-created tools

Guild Wars 2 opening API for user-created tools

ArenaNet has been pretty reliable in releasing new Guild Wars 2 content, most recently announcing it would be updating every two weeks. In case that's not enough Guild Wars for you, though, the team is in the process of opening up some of the API to players, so they can create game resources.

Read more: Team is 'exposing some of the code to the player base' »

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Guild Wars 2 increasing update schedule to every two weeks

Guild Wars 2 increasing update schedule to every two weeks

NCSoft and ArenaNet have been steadily pumping out monthly events for Guild Wars 2. However, their output is about to double. The game's lead content designer, Mike Zadorjny, recently revealed that the MMO will soon offer major updates every two weeks.

Read more: Four dedicated teams »

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Guild Wars 2 'Sky Pirates of Tyria' update coming June 25

Guild Wars 2 'Sky Pirates of Tyria' update coming June 25

Guild Wars 2 is warming up for its next big update, Sky Pirates of Tyria. The new content will include a new dungeon and events, rewards, a big balance update, and additional features. It's set to hit on June 25.

Read more: Aetherblade rewards, a tie-in novel, and balance updates »

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Guild Wars 2 Dragon Bash festival kicks off next week

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Guild Wars 2 Dragon Bash festival kicks off next week

Oh, to be a more fictional character! While I toil away all day and night covering E3 from London on Los Angeles hours, folks living in Tyria will be larking about celebrating the Dragon Bash festival. The festivities are coming to Guild Wars 2 on June 11, developer ArenaNet has announced, with mini-games to play and dragon wings to win.

Watch: Let the wild rumpus start! »

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Guild Wars 2 expansion pack in development

Guild Wars 2 expansion pack in development

Guild Wars 2 has been getting regular free content updates, like the Secret of Southsun due tomorrow. A full expansion pack is in the works, though, as revealed by a recent NCSoft earnings call.

Read more: No release date or details »

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Guild Wars 2 scrapping PvP tournament entry fee

Guild Wars 2 scrapping PvP tournament entry fee

Guild Wars 2 is paid tournaments in favour of new free tournaments. The entrance fee wasn't massive, working out to around 22¢ per player, but developer ArenaNet says it was more about creating a tier of tournaments for properly competitive players, and matchmaking now serves that function.

Read more: Treasure for leftover tournament tickets »

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Weekend Confirmed 151 - Sly Cooper, Dead Space 3, MMO's,

Weekend Confirmed 151 - Sly Cooper, Dead Space 3, MMO's,

Garnett Lee is away at DICE this week, but never fear! Jeff Cannata, Jeff Mattas, Andrew Yoon, and Alex Albrecht convene for this week's spirited episode of Weekend Confirmed. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time gets a glowing recommendation from Andrew, Mattas talks about his experience playing through Dead Space 3 twice in one week, and Alex opines about a big crop of past and present MMORPG's. Cannata also shares his very impressive, hands-on experience with Google Fiber, and an extra-strength dose of Finishing Moves puts the wrapping on this week's show.

Listen: Weekend Confirmed Episode 151 »

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Guild Wars 2 'Flame and Frost: The Gathering Storm' coming February 26

Guild Wars 2 'Flame and Frost: The Gathering Storm' coming February 26

The second part of Guild Wars 2's Flame and Frost event, subtitled "The Gathering Storm," will release on February 26. The four-part event seems poised to dole out story bits over the next few months, which will give ArenaNet impetus to keep creating new gameplay features to accompany each part.

Read more: PvP maps and Guild Missions »

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Guild Wars 2 developer lays out 2013 plans

Guild Wars 2 developer lays out 2013 plans

Guild Wars 2 got off to a healthy start last year, but as we begin 2013 the team is looking ahead. ArenaNet has detailed some plans for the upcoming year, including ambitious additions to Guilds, PvP, and rewards.

Read more: Goal to 'use existing reward systems' »

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Weekend Confirmed 146 - 2013 begins, Dishonored, next-gen predictions

Weekend Confirmed 146 - 2013 begins, Dishonored, next-gen predictions

Weekend Confirmed is back for the firs episode of 2013! Garnett Lee, Jeff Cannata, and "Indie" Jeff Mattas are joined by Nikole Zivalich this week to talk about games like Dishonored and the brilliant new indie title, Hundreds. Much of this episode's discussion centers around predictions for the future of gaming, including possible next-steps for gaming hardware and peripherals, as well as what sort of changes might help reinvigorate the MMO genre in the coming years. Finishing Moves wraps up the show, followed by a WildCard edition of the post-show NFL TailGate.

Listen: Weekend Confirmed Episode 146 »

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Guild Wars 2 issues bans for 'snowflake' exploit

Guild Wars 2 issues bans for 'snowflake' exploit

A holiday event turned exploit opportunity ended with permanent bans for some players of Guild Wars 2. The Wintersday event inadvertently opened an exploit that allowed players to print their own money, figuratively speaking. ArenaNet promptly put them on the naughty list.

Read more: 'The damage to the economy could have been substantial' »

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