There's a problem in the Guild Wars 2 World vs. World matching system, and it's a subtle one that's almost invisible until you look closer. Because of the way ratings are calculated and how the matchups happen, the net result for each server is always being matched up against the same servers. Show More Summary
Many readers balked when I said Age of Wushu had the best combat in an MMO ever back when I did my first impressions piece. I admit, it was a bold claim. However, even after playing Guild Wars 2, TERA, and numerous other games with "deep MMO combat," I stand by what I said back then. Show More Summary
Despite not playing as much Guild Wars 2 as I'd like to, that's okay -- it's not costing me anything. I can continue not playing free of guilt, which is the only way I can do MMO gaming any more, I've realized. ArenaNet has kindly shifted the price of the game down by $10. Show More Summary
NCsoft have announced that the Standard and Deluxe editions of Guild Wars 2 can now be purchased for £34.99 and £49.99 respectively. According to the publishers, the price drop is permanent and will be …
My goodness, that lady's bikini is awfully close to body tone from this far away, isn't it? If the sun and sandy beaches didn't give it away, I've spent most of the last week or so of Guild Wars 2 time in Southsun Cove. Karka Island!...Show More Summary
This morning, ArenaNet dropped the price point of Guild Wars 2 by $10 across all available editions. In a follow-up chat about some of the decisions behind that move, Game Director Colin Johanson talked a bit about community support,...Show More Summary
Now that they've got regular content updates in the bag, ArenaNet hopes to bring more players to its subscription-free MMO Guild Wars 2 by lowering the cost of entry to $49.99 for the regular edition and $69.99 for the digital deluxe. Hooray, $10 off. Read more...
ArenaNet has made the call to permanently lower the price point for Guild Wars 2. The game previously sold for $59.99 for the Digital Edition and $79.99 for the Deluxe Edition. Both of those prices are being lowered by $10. This is not a sale, but the new regular price of the game. Show More Summary
The big baddie of Guild Wars 2's recent living story has been called out. He's Canach, a renegade who thinks that that the answer to every urban planning problem is "more monsters." The Sylvari is behind a plot to use the creatures of...Show More Summary
The Secret of Southsun update for Guild Wars 2 centers around a shady company known as the Consortium. The Consortium is solely concerned with the bottom line and hopes to challenge the Black Lion Trading Company for trade supremacy...
"The Consortium is neither good nor evil. The Consortium is capitalist," ArenaNet Narrative Designer Scott McGough begins as he introduces this faction to gamers in a new video. If you've been playing Guild Wars 2's new living worldShow More Summary
Guild Wars 1 has seen the end of an era of live development today, as ArenaNet stated that it is switching the game over to automation. The studio said that players should not expect any further content other than the systems being put...Show More Summary
Did you miss ArenaNet's Southsun Cove developer livestream? Do you have a spare 27 minutes and 31 seconds? If you answered yes to both of those questions, you can head to the Guild Wars 2 Twitch page and watch the replay. Even if you...Show More Summary
During the most recent NCsoft earnings call, there was a slightly surprising statement regarding a possible expansion for Guild Wars 2. An NCsoft rep sent Massively an email to clarify what the publisher is thinking in regards to the future of GW2. Show More Summary
As is no secret, I'm something of an altoholic. This is the case in pretty much every game I play that allows for that sort of thing. If I can make multiple characters, I will. While it's not solely responsible for the longevity of my involvement in MMOs, it sure doesn't hurt. Show More Summary
[Update: Clarifying the comments made during the NCSoft earnings call, a representative reached out to confirm that ArenaNet is still "taking a wait-and-see stance" with regards to a possible Guild Wars 2 expansion. It is, as expressed...Show More Summary
Guild Wars 2's The Secret of Southsun patch has released today, bringing with it new quests, a crab toss mini-game, traps in WvW and more. This patch is part of the on-going content updates that ArenaNet has brought to the popular MMO since launch, including the ongoing Flame & Frost content. Show More Summary
Guild Wars 2 has been getting regular free content updates, like the Secret of Southsun due tomorrow. A full expansion pack is in the works, though, as revealed by a recent NCSoft earnings call. Polygon reports that the most recent NCSoft earnings mentioned that the company is "preparing an expansion pack" for GW2. Show More Summary
Guild Wars 2 was released back in 2012 and it seems that some gamers are already impatient and are wondering when the expansion pack of the popular MMORPG will be released. Well the good news for those who can’t wait [...] Like It, +1, Tweet It, Pin It Original content from Ubergizmo.
During NCSoft's earnings report, the publisher noted that there is a Guild Wars 2 expansion in the works at developer ArenaNet. Previously, the studio expressed interest in possibly doing an expansion, though it was far from a sure thing...Show More Summary