Guild Wars 2

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

Guild Wars 2 closed beta starting Friday, Mesmer detailed

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 14, 2011 2:15pm PST

Just in time for the closed beta on Friday, ArenaNet officially unveiled Guild Wars 2's Mesmer profession, the final class to be revealed for the subscription-free MMORPG.

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Mesmer confirmed as final Guild Wars 2 profession

By Xav de Matos, Dec 12, 2011 7:00pm PST

The Mesmer has been revealed, albeit a tad early, as the eighth and final profession in Guild Wars 2.

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Guild Wars 2 gets PvP details, new trailer

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT

Guild Wars 2 is celebrating the Gamescom show with a whole host of presents, including details on the subscription-free PC MMORPG's PvP, a snazzy trailer, and great gobs of new screenshots.

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Guild Wars 2 Sylvari race shown off

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 11, 2011 10:00am PDT

Guild Wars 2's playable plant people the Sylvari are the stars of a week of features from developer ArenaNet, with story details, sound snippets, videos and more.

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Daily Filter: August 10, 2011

By Tyler J. Smith, Aug 10, 2011 8:30pm PDT

Today's Filter features a new Guild Wars 2 trailer detailing the Sylvari, a features trailer for Ridge Racer Unbounded, new screenshots for The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword, and much more!

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Guild Wars 2 Engineer class unveiled

By Alice O'Connor, May 19, 2011 7:00am PDT

The seventh class revealed for the subscription-free MMORPG is the Engineer, who's armed with turrets, bombs, mines, grenades and more.

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Guild Wars 2 beta later this year

By Xav de Matos, May 18, 2011 2:20pm PDT

NCSoft has announced that a beta test for Guild Wars 2 is planned for the "second half" of 2011. During a conference call, the NCSoft CFO hinted the game could launch in 2012.

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Guild Wars 2 thief class revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 03, 2011 2:10pm PST

The sixth Guild Wars 2 profession has been revealed, bringing another RPG archetype to the subscription-free MMO--the Thief.

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Guild Wars 2 media gets a bit hairy

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 24, 2011 3:20pm PST

Visit the world of Guild Wars 2's Norse-inspired, shape-shifting barbarian race the Norn in a new trailer and screenshots.

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Daily Filter: February 10, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Feb 10, 2011 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games

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"The savepoint system in Dead Space 2 is PISSING ME OFF. I now have to replay like 20 minutes ..."

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Video Games of 2011 We Can't Wait to Play: Garnett

By Garnett Lee, Jan 28, 2011 3:30pm PST

2011 is shaping up to be a great year for video games. Here at Shacknews we've pored over the treasure trove of titles coming this year and each...

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"I just couldn't enjoy Torchlight much despite always enjoying the hack-n-slash games. Not sure ..."

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Daily Filter: January 27, 2011

By Xav de Matos, Jan 27, 2011 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upco

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Guild Wars 2 'Behind-the-Scenes' Video Features the History of ArenaNet

By Xav de Matos, Jan 07, 2011 9:00am PST

In a lengthy behind-the-scenes video featuring footage of Guild Wars 2, the team at ArenaNet outline the company's history and love for the Northwest. While the video is extremely interestin

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"Not sure what the article poster meant about drinking the koolaid, this is what happens when ..."

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Post-Release Guild Wars 2 DLC May Come at a Price

By Jeff Mattas, Oct 21, 2010 4:15pm PDT

In a recent interview with PC Gamer, Guild Wars 2 Lead Game Designer Eric Flannum announced that Premium DLC is being considered as part of the...

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"",,, but also because he believes it allows developers to become complacent about adding new ..."

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Guild Wars 2 'Extended Features' Offer in-Game Chat From Browsers, iPhone

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 21, 2010 11:45am PDT

Guild Wars 2 will offer a whole host of out-of-game "Extended Experience" features, detailed in a new blog entry, including the ability to message...

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"That's an very interested news. Supposed Guild Wars 2 should be free to play a game? If yes, ..."

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