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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘arenanet’

Super Adventure Box Comes To Guild Wars 2 [April Fools’]

Some companies and developer like to create fake products on April Fools’ Day, but a few adventurous types make their pranks a reality. Guild Wars 2 developers ArenaNet took this road less traveled and created an entirely new area within the popular MMO. ArenaNet announced today that Super Adventure Box, an 8-bit homage to the games of yesteryear, is a …

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Guild Wars 2 Hosts The Lost Shores Event This Weekend

Many gamers are looking forward to this weekend as the Wii U launches on Sunday. Before that happens, however, MMO gamers will want to check out the massive event that ArenaNet is hosting this weekend on Guild Wars 2. Starting today and lasting until this Sunday, a massive world event will emerge in the land of Tyria. Guild Wars 2 …

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Guild Wars 2 Final Beta Weekend Event Will Feature Sylvari & Asura

As someone who has been playing Guild Wars since the initial alpha testing event Arenanet (A-Net) conducted over 7 years ago, I’ve been hooked to the world of Tyria, Cantha, and Elona (the three main continents of the Guild Wars-verse). Guild Wars 2 looks to be an even greater game than the original, if the first two beta weekends I’ve …

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Guild Wars 2 Finally Gets A Release Date

The guys at Arenanet have been pretty forthcoming about all of the features and details we can expect from Guild Wars 2. Through a series of successful beta weekends and constant developer diaries, players have come to know the ins and outs of Guild Wars 2. There has been one question constantly nagging us though – when will the damn …

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Guild Wars 2 Second Weekend Beta Coming June 8

Guild Wars 2 is probably the most anticipated MMO coming out this year. With that anticipation comes a lot of pressure on the ArenaNet to create the best game they possibly can. That’s why there’s no actual release date beyond sometime in 2012 (contrary to GameStop’s own predictions). To help prepare for this year’s launch, the team has started up …

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Guild Wars 2 Delayed To Next Quarter According To GameStop

Guild Wars 2 is shaping up to be a game changer in the tired MMO genre. It needs a kick in the pants and Guild Wars 2 looks to be the game to do it. Heck, I hate MMOs and I want to play Guild Wars 2, that’s how awesome it looks. Unfortunately, we may have to wait a bit …

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Guild Wars 2 Changing Up The Microtransaction Model

Guild Wars was always way ahead of its time by being one of the first MMOs to go free-to-play right out of the gate. The much anticipated sequel is continuing that fine tradition of free-to-play, but it’s also hoping to rewrite the book on microtransactions. Mike O’Brien, president of ArenaNet and executive producer on Guild Wars 2, wrote on the …

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Guild Wars 2 Beta Details Revealed – More Events Coming Soon

For those, like me, who have been actively anticipating the release of Guild Wars 2 and have been hanging onto every detail Arenanet has released, this is the ultimate tease. We now have beta details. “Welcome to the Year of the Dragon!” That’s the headline for the Arenanet article, announcing the upcoming beta. A-Net has already started closed beta testing, …

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