Filed under: Fantasy , Screenshots , Culture , Guild Wars 2 , One Shots Yes, we know that Guild Wars 2 is a gorgeous and popular game.
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One Shots: 100% Guild Wars 2
Filed under: Fantasy , Guild Wars 2 , Races It’s never been a secret that a majority of MMO players tend to gravitate toward human (and the most human-like) races when it comes to rolling characters, so if you thought Guild Wars 2 was going to break that trend with interesting races like the Asura and Sylvari, think again. ArenaNet Writer Peter Fries sent out a recent tweet in which he lamented the lopsided racial balance: ” Guild Wars 2 race popularity makes me sad
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Guild Wars 2 writer laments racial lopsidedness
Filed under: Betas , Fantasy , Lore , Guild Wars 2 , Dev Diaries While it’s easy to get caught up in the big picture side of the development process, we risk overlooking the smaller but crucial work that goes into gluing the game together. One of these tasks is the naming of the world and all that lies within it. Content Designer Annie VanderMeer Mitsoda wrote an ArenaNet blog post about the challenges and decisions that went with labeling everything under the sun in Guild Wars 2 .
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ArenaNet talks about naming Guild Wars 2’s world
Filed under: Betas , Fantasy , Guild Wars 2 When Guild Wars 2’s pre-purchase program started two days ago, scores of fans descended upon their local retailers looking to secure one of its few, highly desired collector’s editions.
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ArenaNet shows the making of Guild Wars 2’s collector’s edition statue
Filed under: Fantasy , Guild Wars 2 , Races The Charr bully them, the Asura look down on them, and the humans see them as general-purpose bad guys who are to be farmed endlessly for their necklaces. The Grawl are the Rodney Dangerfield race of Guild Wars , but things might be looking up a tiny bit in Guild Wars 2 .
Filed under: Fantasy , Contests , Guild Wars 2 , Giveaways Guild Wars 2 fans attending PAX may have noticed an extra attendee roaming the show floor: the fiercely cute Charr plushie.
Filed under: Fantasy , Contests , Guild Wars 2 , Giveaways Guild Wars 2 fans attending PAX may have noticed an extra attendee roaming the show floor: the fiercely cute Charr plushie. According to the tag on his backside, he goes by the name Charrlie, and it seemed like every ArenaNet devotee at PAX wanted to nab one for his or her very own. The ArenaNet crew handed out several as prizes during a panel and some trivia contests on stage, and promised fans that the plushies would be for sale at some time in the future
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[Updated] Guild Wars 2 Charr plushies on sale now, but you can win one free from Massively!
Filed under: Fantasy , Video , Guild Wars 2 , Massively Event Coverage Hey Guild Wars 2 fans, bummed that you’re not at Gamescom right now getting your paws, claws, or ferns on the game? We have the next best thing: nearly 40 minutes of video footage for you to digest. On the Gamescom floor, ArenaNet’s Chris Lye took time to walk Wartower.de through the full Guild Wars 2 demo for the event
Filed under: Fantasy , Guild Wars 2 , Races , Flameseeker Chronicles I have to admit I waxed nostalgic over Charr Week . It all brought back memories of my first real encounter with this race: a PUG in Great Northern Wall . One member of the group suggested we fight the horde of Charr approaching us at the end of the mission, to which the group leader responded, “Hell no! They’re level 8 — they’ll kill us!” That panicked, heart-pounding race back to the Wall was the moment I became hooked on Guild Wars .
Flameseeker Chronicles: Charr week
Filed under: Video , News items , Guild Wars 2 , The Secret World , RIFT , The MMO Report , Battlestar Galactica Online Today’s MMO Report is all about League of Legends , the amazing arena-based… what?
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The MMO Report: Scorpion Lobster Battle edition