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Guild Wars 2 Living World Arc Sees 'Daybreak' Today

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 28, 2017 5:50pm PST

The Guild Wars 2 Living World arc has entered its fourth season.


Guild Wars 2 Begins Annual 'Shadow of the Mad King' Event

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 17, 2017 9:55am PDT

King Oswald Thorn has returned to unleash terror upon Guild Wars 2.


Blade & Soul continues its story with Silverfrost this week

By Ozzie Mejia, Mar 21, 2016 6:00am PDT

The next big piece of story content for Blade & Soul is coming this week with the debut of the Silverfrost expansion, as Shacknews heads to GDC 2016 to learn more about what's coming to NCSoft's martial arts MMORPG.


"I've tried to play this game twice, and both times have been impossible. Not only are the ping ..."

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Blade & Soul's Warlock is 'Unchained' in March

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 18, 2016 12:05pm PST

Blade & Soul is preparing its next big update, with a whole new playable class and some challenging new dungeon content.


Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns takes to the skies with Winter update

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 26, 2016 9:26am PST

Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns has been exploring a whole new world since October, but now it's time to take some of those skills back to Tyria as part of the big Winter update.


Blade & Soul reaches over 1 million users in first week

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 25, 2016 9:56am PST

The martial arts-based MMORPG from NCSoft is off to a huge start out west.


"I didn't put too much time into it before getting bored of the questing. It wasn't grindy ..."

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Blade & Soul kicks onto Western markets in January

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 19, 2015 6:00am PST

The free-to-play martial arts MMORPG, Blade & Soul, has been a big hit in Eastern countries, but now it has an official release date for the West.


Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns opens its first raid next week

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 10, 2015 9:45am PST

Legendary armor isn't going to make itself and players will be able to earn the first piece of theirs by completing the first Guild Wars 2:  Heart of Thorns raid, which is set to begin next week.


Guild Wars 2 celebrates Halloween with the Shadow of the Mad King on October 23

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 13, 2015 9:37am PDT

Guild Wars 2 is preparing to expand into the Heart of Thorns on October 23, but for those that aren't ready to make the plunge, Tyria is about to celebrate the Halloween season on the same day.


WildStar creative director discusses going free-to-play, what's changed, and what's next

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 30, 2015 11:00am PDT

This has been a huge week for WildStar, with Carbine Studios' MMORPG going free-to-play earlier this week. Shacknews recently spoke to creative director Chad Moore to learn more about what to expect in the update, what's changed about the game in the last year, and what play...


Blade & Soul spotlights Blade Master class this week

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 21, 2015 9:45am PDT

With only weeks to go before Blade & Soul kicks off its closed beta, NCSoft is going more in-depth with the game's classes, starting with the Blade Master.


WildStar locks and loads 'WildStar Reloaded' free-to-play update on September 29

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 03, 2015 6:00am PDT

WildStar now has a date for its free-to-play transition, as the MMORPG will make the jump to the new WildStar Reloaded update at the end of this month, with another beta test set to kick off this Friday.


"Before bashing it give it a try when it goes free to play. At least try the first dungeon before ..."

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PAX Prime 2015: Guild Wars 2 base game is now free; 10-person Raids coming soon

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2015 12:12pm PDT

Those that need to catch up before Guild Wars 2 releases the Heart of Thorns expansion will now find it easier to do so, since the base game will now be free to everyone.


"Here's a nice table that shows differences between free, core and HoT accounts. ..."

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Guild of Wars 2: Heart of Thorns will rise in October

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 28, 2015 12:30pm PDT

The first public beta is over and it looks like ArenaNet liked what they saw, because Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns now has a release date.


"They are announcing the introduction of raids. Reddit thinks"

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WildStar free-to-play update hits closed beta today

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 11, 2015 6:00am PDT

WildStar is preparing to launch its major free-to-play update, but it needs to go through a round of closed beta testing first, which all subscribers can get into today.