Excerpt: Eye of the North is the first real expansion we get to play for Guild Wars, the quite hard to define online RPG. This means that you need a Guild Wars game before you can play it ànd that you need to have reached a level 20 with you character before you can get going with it.
Excerpt: Guild Wars: Eye of the North is the first true expansion in the Guild Wars series. The previous titles, Prophecies , Factions , and Nightfall all added gameplay enhancements in the form of new classes and features, but Eye of the North does not.
Excerpt: After the release of three full-blooded, standalone games in the Guild Wars franchise, it seems a little odd to stick players with an expansion pack. But that’s just what players get with Guild Wars: Eye of the North.
Excerpt: Odds are that you know whether or not you want Guild Wars: Eye of the North already. Unlike Factions and Nightfall, the second and third installments (campaigns) in the Guild Wars series, GWEN requires you to own at least one of the three Guild Wars campaigns.
Summary: Guild Wars: Eye of the North (or GWEN, as players affectionately refer to it) is the first true expansion for the popular online role-playing game. Factions and Nightfall were both standalone products; Eye of the North requires players to own an existing Guild Wars game, and the content is available...
Pros: Original campaign is extended with tons of new quests and content, A number of tough, satisfying dungeons to explore, Additional heroes and skills offer new ways to build characters and parties, Fun minigames add variety and charm to the time-tested gameplay
Cons: No new professions, Limited to top-level characters