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.


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.


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.


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.


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!


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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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...


"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


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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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...


"",,, 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...


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

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