Archive for May 2012


Gamebreaker GW2 Beta Key Contest

GAMEBREAKER has 20 Guild Wars 2 beta Keys to give out. To enter, just check out this week’s GuildCast and post a comment at the bottom of the page. They have not said how long they will be excepting entries for, so make sure you enter quickly! Best of luck to all! UPDATE: GameBreaker has […]

GW2Guru Beta Key Contest

Want another shot at getting a Guild Wars 2 beta key? Hop over to GW2Guru and enter their fun contest to win 1 of 20 Beta Keys. Entering is simple, just create a short post describing an environmental weapon you’d create. Check out the post for more details on the contest, but make sure you […]

Guild Wars 2 Beta Key Contest – Kill Ten Rats

ANet has given Kill Ten Rats (MMO Blogsite) 20 beta keys for the upcoming June 8-10 beta weekend.  While these are good only for the upcoming beta weekend it is a chance to get your hands on the game if you have not already done so.  If you don’t have a key and want to […]

MMO Reviews Interviews Eric Flannum

MMO Reviews sat down with Eric Flannum to talk PvP, PvE, and WvW.  Check the interview here.

ArenaNet Launches Official German and French Wikis

This morning, Stéphane Lo Presti, a Community Manager for ArenaNet, took to the official ArenaNet blog to launch the official German and French wiki pages for Guild Wars 2. You can check out the full article here. [anet]While these new wikis are primed and ready for everyone to read, they’re not as complete and up-to-date […]

Exciting Changes to Next Week’s BWE

Just after midnight pacific time this morning, Chris Whiteside became a hero to Guild Wars 2 fans announcing on the ArenaNet blog that a new Beta Weekend Event (BWE) would begin at noon pacific on June 8th. The article has some exciting news about new content that will be available in this BWE: [anet]Your existing […]

A Scholar Eye on Minionmancy

If you like a small army of minions, look no further. This primer will give you all that you need to know to get started. I will focus on necromancer summoning skills as well as traits that directly modify minions.

Guild Wars 2 Is Appealing To Even Non-MMOers

Austin Regimbal from GAMEBREAKER TV is not really into MMOs.  Could Guild Wars 2 have persuaded a  turn around?  Check out the full article and read what aspects of Guild Wars 2 has Austin talking about possible MMO conversion.

ArenaNet Announces the Next Beta Weekend Event

[anet]My name is Chris Whiteside, and I’m the lead producer of Guild Wars 2. Normally, I’m head-down in the trenches, making sure we’re producing the best MMO possible, but I wanted to come up for air and share some exciting news with you: Beta Weekend Event 2 will begin on Friday, June 8th, at noon […]

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

A lot of people had speculated that this weekend would see the second BWE, but ArenaNet told us earlier in the week that this would not be the case, citing needing to set up more hardware as one of the reasons. ArenaNet also shared some background on what goes into naming the Tyrian places and inhabitants. The […]
Continuing our trek through the GWO Alliance we talk to Guild Leader Arcanum of Blade and Rose [BaR] — settled on the lovely Imperial Isle.  Arcanum was kind enough to sit down and talk about the guild…

What Makes a Good Tyrian Name?

An article on the naming conventions used in the Guild Wars universe by Annie VanderMeer Mitsoda looks into what makes a good name in Guild Wars 2 and explains the life cycle of the creation of the name. [anet]As Guild Wars 2 has moved into using a lot more voice-over work than the original games, […]

A Weekend in World vs World.

World vs World vs World (WvWvW), shortened to WvW, is ArenaNet’s version of large-scale war. I spent all my playable time this last BWE to try it and report on it. And I loved it. I’m still a PvE player at heart, but I will be returning to WvW quite a bit. In Guild Wars […]

ArenaNet Confirms: NO BWE This Coming Weekend

Feel free to make plans this weekend; ArenaNet confirmed today there will be no Beta Weekend Event (BWE) this coming weekend. After yesterday’s update from Rubi Bayer, neither confirming nor denying that there would be no BWE May 25-28, most assumed there would be no BWE this coming weekend, but some confusion still remained within […]

GW2 Addresses the Next Beta Weekend Event…Sort Of

Today, ArenaNet’s Social Media Coordinator, Rubi Bayer posted a short update on Facebook to address the growing cries for more Beta Weekend Events (BWE). Many in the community had speculated that there would be an event this coming weekend, May 25-28; due to it being the last weekend in May, a holiday weekend in America, […]