Guild Wars 2
PC / RPG / Release: Aug 28, 2012 / ESRB: T
Morning Keefinated! -- Neil, Guild Wars 2, OnLive and #playnice
Ramblings and musings of occasional significance to the Shacknews audience. This is the morning edition for August 27, 2012. Topics include: Welcome to the new morning show; Neil Armstrong has died and as a NASA kid, I cry; as well as OnLive, Guild Wars 2, and other things t...READ MORE >
Shack PSA: Guild Wars 2 headstart access starts tomorrow
Guild Wars 2 is launching next Tuesday, but pre-orders can get early access to the game tomorrow.READ MORE >
Guild Wars 2 dev: MMO subs can hurt fun design
"What if your content-design motivations aren't driven by the need to create mechanics that keep people playing as long as possible?" asks GW2 lead content developer Colin Johanson. The answer for ArenaNet's subscription-free MMO, he says, is to ask "Is it fun?"READ MORE >
Guild Wars 2 pre-purchasing begins with beta access
April 10 is here, and so you can now pre-purchase Guild Wars 2 to secure entry into the weekend beta events.READ MORE >
Guild Wars 2 microtransactions won't give 'unfair advantage'
"It's never OK for players to buy a game and not be able to enjoy what they paid for without additional purchases," ArenaNet president Mike O'Brien has said in explaining how microtransactions will work in Guild Wars 2.READ MORE >
Guild Wars 2 pre-orders give beta access; Collector's Edition unveiled
With Guild Wars 2 now committed to launching in 2012, publisher NCsoft has unveiled the Collector's Edition and pre-order bonuses--which include guaranteed access to all of GW2's beta weekend events.READ MORE >
Guild Wars 2 console edition still in 'preparation stage'
Though Guild Wars 2 is now lined up to launch on PC this year, it's still early days for the console edition. "Console edition?" you may ask. It's been mentioned a few times before but without no concrete details, but it is still in the works.READ MORE >