Guild Wars 2

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

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

By Steve Watts, Feb 07, 2013 7:30am PST

Guild Wars 2's "Flame and Frost: The Gathering Storm" is coming February 26, and ArenaNet has detailed the updates that will come along with it.


Guild Wars 2 developer lays out 2013 plans

By Steve Watts, Jan 15, 2013 11:45am PST

Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet has outlined its plans for the upcoming year.


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

By Jeff Mattas, Jan 04, 2013 11:00am PST

Garnett Lee, Jeff Cannata, Jeff Mattas, and Nikole Zivalich convene for 2013's first episode of Weekend Confirmed. 2013 predictions about hardware, peripherals, and MMO's are discussed, along with Dishonored and the brilliant iOS title, Hundreds.


Guild Wars 2 issues bans for 'snowflake' exploit

By Steve Watts, Jan 04, 2013 9:00am PST

ArenaNet has issued permanent bans for Guild Wars 2 players who took advantage of a "snowflake" exploit during the recent Wintersday event.


Guild Wars 2 players to battle toys for Wintersday

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 13, 2012 12:10pm PST

The world of Tyria has undergone cataclysmic changes over the past 250 years, but its traditions live on. With the Mad King's Halloween rampage subsided, it's time to celebrate Wintersday. This year, Tyrians can embrace the holiday season when Tixx the Toymaker goes on a wor...


Guild Wars 2 Wintersday celebrations start Friday

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 11, 2012 7:30am PST

Ooh, aren't holidays with the family trying? Skip all that fuss by logging onto Guild Wars 2 to celebrate this secular period of colder weather in the Northern hemisphere. With its Wintersday festivities kicking off on Friday, ArenaNet has shared the event timetable and a ne...


Guild Wars 2 team addresses gear grind complaints

By Steve Watts, Nov 27, 2012 10:30am PST

Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet has directly addressed fan complaints about the new Ascended gear type and what it may mean for the direction of the game.


Guild Wars 2 details upcoming end-game additions

By Steve Watts, Nov 13, 2012 11:30am PST

Guild Wars 2 is getting several changes to keep the game going for players who have hit max levels. These include a new Agony condition, which can be cured with Infusion upgrades, which are slotted into Ascended Gear.


Guild Wars 2 'Lost Shores' starts November 16

By Steve Watts, Nov 06, 2012 11:00am PST

Guild Wars 2's "Lost Shores" update has been given a rolling release date, coming out in phases throughout the weekend of November 16.


Guild Wars 2 'Lost Shores' update teased

By Steve Watts, Nov 02, 2012 10:00am PDT

Guild Wars 2 is getting a large world event with its November "Lost Shores" update, but details are sketchy so far.


Guild Wars 2 Halloween update hits October 22

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 15, 2012 10:15am PDT

Halloween has always been a merry time in Guild Wars, with the Mad King Thorn visiting the capital cities of Tyria to dole out tricks and treats. It seems he'll be returning in Guild Wars 2 as part of "the first major game release" for ArenaNet's subscription-free MMORPG, wh...


Guild Wars 2 Mac client beta launched

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 18, 2012 7:35am PDT

Surprise! A beta version of Guild Wars 2 for Mac OS X entered public beta today, for anyone who already owns the game to try out on their shiny white box. Delightfully, the beta version runs on the live servers, you Macateers can jump right into playing with their chums on W...


Guild Wars 2 getting 'consistent free content updates'

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 18, 2012 6:00am PDT

Guild Wars 2 developer ArenaNet has again assured that, like its predecessor, the subscription-free MMORPG will receive "consistent free content updates" as well as more microtransaction doodads and, eventually, "large-scale" expansions. After players ummed and erred about r...


Field Report: Guild Wars 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 17, 2012 10:30am PDT

When I first encountered Guild Wars, it was creating a reputation for itself as one of the main alternatives to World of Warcraft, offering a similar experience without the crippling monthly fee. Guild Wars 2 represents a major step forward for NCsoft and ArenaNet, completel...


Guild Wars 2 dev talks about rethinking end-game content

By Steve Watts, Sep 14, 2012 4:15pm PDT

The Guild Wars 2 team shares its thoughts on making the entire game feel like end-game content.