Archive for September 2011

This evening we have details of the Guild Wars Winds of Change Part 2 update which brings more free content to the original game. This new update includes 11  more quests, 5 respawned zones and ‘numerous hidden scenes for players looking to experience the story to the fullest’. This update carries on the story following […]

PCGamer | GW2 preview

  ArenaNet is garnering even more mainstream gaming media attention with this preview published at the PCGamer website today. The author Rich McCormic gives his impressions of the game from a recent demo event, hosted by Eric Flannum. “I don’t know if you noticed, but our dynamic events are very visual.” Yes Eric, I did notice, […]

Bitgamer | Interview with Colin Johanson

Also the fellows over at Bitgamer were able to snag Colin Johanson for some face time at Eurogamer Expo. It is a lengthy interview with some new information. For instance, there may be even more Guild Wars novels in the future, after the current trilogy is concluded with “Sea of Sorrows”. BG: Are you going to carry […]
It has been known for some time that ArenaNet are looking to get the beta up and running this year but there has not been any real confirmation. Speaking to Eurogamer, ArenaNet’ lead content designer Colin Johanson confirmed that the closed Beta will get underway this year stating: “We’re in closed alpha right now. We’re going to […]

Eurogamer | GW2 Preview and talk with Colin Johanson

After giving Guild Wars 2 their Editors’ Game of the Show Award, Eurogamer follows up with an article on their impressions of the GW2 demos and an interview with Colin Johanson about PvP and more. A delicate class, the mage requires tactical awareness and nimble fingers. Or – in the case of Eurogamer’s Robert Purchese […]

GW2 awarded the Eurogamer Game of the Show Award just announced that Guild Wars 2, among 10 worthy nominees, was selected for the Eurogamer Expo 2011 Editor’s Game of the Show Award. Congratulations! This is what online worlds were always supposed to aim for, and in its showings to date, ArenaNet has yet to put a foot wrong on its ambitious path. Other games […]

CynicalBrit | Thief and Elementalist PvP gameplay

TotalBiscuit is at the Eurogamer Expo, his cold is all better, and now he is playing a norn thief and a norn elementalist in competitive instanced PvP! Thief gameplay Elementalist gameplay

GeForce UK | EuroGamer Expo Colin Johanson Interview

The fellows over at GeForce UK were able to snag Colin Johanson for a chat at EuroGamer Expo 2011 at Earl Courts, London, England. They talk about the asura, the history of the Pale tree, how the development is coming along and more!

CynicalBrit | High Level Sylvari Necromancer Gameplay

TotalBiscuit is at the Eurogamer Expo and got the chance to play some high level content with a sylvari necromancer. Part 1: Part 2:

Guild Wars 2 Live | PvP interview with Izzy

Our friends over at Guild Wars 2 live have gotten a new interview with Isaiah Cartwright about PvP in Guild Wars 2.

ImagineFX Spotlights ArenaNet Artists

Once more, the artists of ArenaNet are recognized as some of the best talent in the industry. The latest issue of the digital art magazine ImagineFX features a stunnig piece of early concept art of the Sylvari Nightmare court, by Hyojiin Ahn, on the cover. Inside the issue features content and interviews from many of […]

Rock Paper Shotgun | Asura Thing? A Guild Wars 2 Preview

Just today Alec Meer over at Rock Paper Shotgun published a preview on Guild Wars 2, using a play on words to allude to the way GW2 is looking. He talks about the art, the personalized biography and story, dynamic events, swimming, and elite content. I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve walked into […]

Skill icons for community fansites – “work in progress”

I had the chance to relay a message to CR team member Stéphane and asked him about the possibility of adding “official skill icons” to the GW2wiki, because some of them are of low quality right now (e.g. taken from a digital camera screen shot at Gamescom etc.). This answer I can share with you: […]

ArenaNet Chris Lye Interview

Gamescom seems like a distant memory but another video interview has popped up today with ArenaNet’s Chris Lye on Gamereactor discussing the game’s development.