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Blade & Soul premium membership detailed

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 23, 2015 6:00am PDT

While Blade & Soul's in-game content will largely follow what's available in Eastern regions, there's one key difference that the Western version of the game will have.

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Guild Wars 2 kicks off 24-hour Stronhold PvP beta on Tuesday

By Ozzie Mejia, May 29, 2015 9:30am PDT

Those looking to get a taste of Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns' new PvP mode will be able to do so with a public beta set to kick off this Tuesday.

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WildStar will become a free-to-play game this fall

By Ozzie Mejia, May 28, 2015 6:00am PDT

Carbine Studios has announced that WildStar will go from a subscription-based MMORPG to a free-to-play MMORPG this fall. And that transition will be accompanied by the game's biggest update since its launch.

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"WoW borrowed heavily from the AC UI. World design is another, and I even want to say the skill ..."

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Blade & Soul is an eastern martial arts MMORPG coming to the U.S. this fall

By Ozzie Mejia, May 20, 2015 6:00am PDT

The western world has had its share of MMORPGs, but NCSoft has a new entry to the genre that's quite different. This fall, the publisher will localize the popular eastern MMO called Blade & Soul, introducing players to a world of martial arts fantasy.

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Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns introduces Chromancer specialization

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 30, 2015 1:55pm PDT

With great timing, the Guild Wars 2 mesmer is getting a new specialization that turns it into the mighty chromancer.

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"Just loaded this up again, trying to finish the Season 2 story quests. It's still a pretty cool ..."

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WildStar details upcoming INVASION: Nexus update

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 12, 2015 11:20am PDT

Carbine Studios has issued details for WildStar's next major update. Prepare for INVASION: Nexus.

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Guild Wars 2 designers discuss the changes coming to Heart of Thorns

By Shack Staff, Mar 12, 2015 8:00am PDT

PAX East represented the first opportunity for the general public to try out Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns. For Shacknews, it represented an opportunity for Andrew Zucosky to speak with lead content designer Matt Wuerffel and system designer Jon Peters.

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Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns first closed beta details revealed

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 06, 2015 9:40am PST

ArenaNet brought Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns to this year's PAX East and has released some new details regarding the first closed beta, which is set to begin very soon.

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Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns PvP preview - storming the Stronghold

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 03, 2015 8:00am PST

After checking out PvE earlier, Shacknews next set out to look at Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns' primary PvP addition: the MOBA-inspired game mode known as Stronghold.

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"I should clarify, guild chat only goes to the guild you are representing."

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Guild Wars 2 getting new first-person, over-the-shoulder camera options

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 26, 2015 9:45am PST

With a lot of time to fill before the next expansion, ArenaNet is taking some time to fill some requested Guild Wars 2 features. First up, all-new camera options that include first-person perspective, over-the-shoulder views, field of view sliders, and more.

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"You don't even encounter most of those currencies until you hit level 80. Gold and Karma are the ..."

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Guild Wars 2 further details new Revenant profession

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 19, 2015 10:35am PST

The Revenant promises to be one of Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns' biggest additions. Arenanet has detailed the new class further, looking at its ability to summon legends and also tear through the very fabric of time and space.

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Guild Wars 2 director discusses Heart of Thorns, Revenants, Guild Halls, and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 26, 2015 10:00am PST

Following the recent PAX South announcement of a new expansion called Heart of Thorns, Shacknews reached out to Guild Wars 2 game director Colin Johanson to get more details on some of the new features that players can expect, while also attempting to nail down a more precis...

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"Yah I considered that too.. but then we don't have a release date yet, so hopes are it's sooner ..."

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Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Expansion Announced at PAX South

By Steven Wong, Jan 24, 2015 10:25am PST

ArenaNet announced the Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns expansion to thousands of fans attending PAX South 2015.

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"Bought a copy for the wifu, and was welcomed back by a lot of people I never came across. That's ..."

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Guild Wars 2 concludes its Living World Season 2 with the 'Point of No Return'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 13, 2015 4:30pm PST

The latest season of Guild Wars 2's Living World arc is coming to a close, as the Pact Fleet must continue its fight against Mordremoth's forces.

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Guild Wars 2 'Tangled Paths' teaser scrambles for eggs

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 11, 2014 1:00pm PST

The next part of Guild Wars 2's 'Living World' arc will kick off next week and NCSoft has released a new teaser.

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