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Guild Wars 2
9.4 out of 10

Guild Wars 2

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Overall 10
9.5

Expert Review

GamingNexus
31 December 2012
  • 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...
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Expert Review

RPGFan
28 November 2012
  • Conclusion: So far, I'm more engaged with Guild Wars 2 than any other MMO. Hell, I'm more engaged than most games I've played recently!
  • Pros: The dynamic events and focus on exploration helps to create a wonderfully rich world.
  • Cons: Some minor combat hitches and the looming threat of boredom could bring down the experience after significant play time.
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Overall 10
10

Guild Wars 2 Review

GamerNode
18 November 2012
  • Summary: When it’s all put together, one thing is made clear to me: Guild Wars 2 is the new king of the MMORPG.
  • Pros: Flips MMO conventions on their heads, Cooperation and friendliness highly rewarded, Versatile skill system, Dynamic events are incredible, World vs. World is a PvP game changer
  • Cons: Narrative disappointingly lackluster, Free server transfers can negatively affect World vs. World server ranking
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10
Value for money 10
10
Gameplay 10
10
Graphics 10
10
Sound 10
10
Addiction 10
10

Guild Wars Glorious Return

GIN
8 October 2012
  • 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.
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Overall 9
8.5

Expert Review

Realm of Gaming
5 October 2012
  • 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.
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Overall 10
9.5

Guild Wars 2

Auracore MediaWorks
4 October 2012
  • Summary: A refinement of all that makes MMO's enjoyable.
  • Pros: Incredibly solid MMO experience; diverse character races; variety of interesting areas to explore; group battles and PvP are seamless experiences.
  • Cons: The interface can be cumbersome; minor design issues; weak tutorial and little information found in game.
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Guild Wars 2 – First Look

The Game Reviews
29 September 2012
  • 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
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Overall 10
10

Guild Wars 2 Review: At War with Tedium

1UP
25 September 2012
  • Summary: ArenaNet fires a shot across the bow of pay-to-play MMORPGs with its sequel to Guild Wars.
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Overall 10
9.5

Guild Wars 2

Strategy Informer
22 September 2012
  • Conclusion: In reality, Guild Wars 2 will likely only get better in the coming weeks and months whilst players settle in, features mature and the long-term content plans reveal themselves. It’s not often you can say that about any MMO in this day and age, and even if this is one of the final death rattles for...
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Overall 10
10

Believe the Guild Wars 2 hype

Quarter to Three
20 September 2012
  • Excerpt: One of my most common reactions while playing Guild Wars 2 is, “Well, heck, why didn’t games do it like this before?” There are all sorts of answers to that question, including the fact that some games did do it like this before (the MMO aficionado might recognize elements of Dark Age of Camelot,...
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