Summary: The original Guild Wars from developer ArenaNet challenged the standard notion of monthly subscription fees for massively multiplayer online games. Focus was shifted from monthly fees to expansions and an early model of microtransactions with expanded character slots and cosmetic items for...
Conclusion: It’s hard to fail when you send battle-proven hardware branded with a beloved game to fan boys. We’ve covered the Sensei Raw, Qck, and are looking forward to more hands-on time with the newly released Flux headset, and sporting the Guild Wars 2 artwork only sweetens the deal.
Excerpt: Let it be known that I was a huge fan of the first Guild Wars. Getting it as a birthday present when I was 13 and running it off of a dial up modem because my family lived off the beaten path brings back memories.
Excerpt: Respect. At the core of Guild Wars 2 is this simple concept. Respect for the player's intelligence, respect for the player's time, respect for the player's investment, and respect, even reverence, for the genre.
Excerpt: Wow! Guild Wars 2 is finally here! For so many of us, a long wait is over. The much heralded 'followup to Guild Wars has launched as of August 28th and the servers are packed with the faithful. The game scenario they encounter once they login is that it's many years later and the
Conclusion: If you have been playing online role-playing games for several years, then Guild Wars 2 will feel like a refreshing trip to a different world. Gone are the tedious bits of grinding, cookie-cutter quests, lackluster world-building and generic high-fantasy concepts that have plagued so many other...
Excerpt: I was a big fan of the first Guild Wars when it came out back in April of 2005. Guild Wars came out in the middle of the big Massive Multiplayer Online RPG (MMORPG) boom, thanks in part of the early rivalry of World of Warcraft and EverQuest 2 .