Archive for August 2012
ArenaNet Brings Down the Ban Hammer – 72 Hour SuspensionsInteresting note from ArenaNet tonight regarding bannings for players exploiting the game’s Karma Weapons Exploit bug. However, there is a twist, player who have been caught are being given another chance with 72 hour ban being placed on their accounts instead of a perm ban. If anyone has been naughty and got caught exploiting this […]
Maintenance – Email Authentication – Issues UpdateAs with all new releases there are reports of account hacks which is a common problem with new releases. ArenaNet also commented on some of the issues they are getting reports on.
Latest Support UpdatesFirst up many of you may have received a reset password email today, I know I did, but fear not it’s a glitch and you canke delete the mail: A further lengthy support notice regarding the high volume of support tickets has also been posted
IncGamers on Guild Wars 2 – First ImpressionsThe main IncGamers.com site is sporting two new articles which have been put together over the past 48 hours. First up is my article after playing during the first 24 hours of the headstart going live, and what a blast I had, just to experience the game in its final state was really enjoyable. The […]
Guild Wars 2 Online Manual and Video Tutorials Pushed LiveIf you were weeping at amount of character customisation or simply have no idea where to start, ArenaNet is helping oyu out with their online manual and video tutorial covering key aspects of the game. Everything from getting started, to combat and your personal Story has been included so it’s great way to start. You can […]
Guild Wars 2 Reaches 400,000 Concurrent Users During HeadstartIt’s only been live a matter of days and today is the first day when everyone can join in the fun. According to ArenaNet, during the headstart the game reached a whopping 400,000 concurrent users during the headstart. Now you know why there has been server and error issues
World’s First Level 80 ReachedMost of you will actually be enjoying the game, taking in the breathtaking scenery and enjoying the action but there are those who like to reach the level cap as fast as possible. A player named Surfeuze has taken the prize to reach level 80 first with help from his guild called War Legend. According to […]
Full Launch Day is Here!ArenaNet have been busy sorting out the errors and other bits and pieces over the weekend in preparation for today which is massive for the team. A note was posted a few hours ago which shows their excitement and also gives details of various meet the dev events that will be taking place around the […]
Note on Latest Error Codes and Issues from ArenaNetArenaNet have been working hard to resolve the issues today and posted the following note regarding error codes.
ArenaNet Makes TweaksArenaNet are flat-out trying to sort error code issues and they have posted a further update on 1032. People are still reporting they are getting the 1038 error so it looks like there are still plenty of players having problems getting their accounts setup for the game. Don’t forget to check our support forum if you […]
Guild Wars 2 Tech Support Issues – Check the ForumAs you may have noticed, ArenaNet closed off their official forums and have been sending updates and support via Twitter. The community is always a good source of help and so if you are experiencing issues you can always check out out our Tech support and bugs forum for some extra guidance and help. Registering […]
US Sanctions Against Iran Blocks Games – Same for Guild Wars?We have asked ArenaNet to comment on the news that Guild Wars, and we assume Guild Wars 2, was banned in Iran. While ArenaNet had not sent us a response, Blizzard has posted a note on their WoW forums explaining their situation with World of Warcraft in Iran. According to the post by Blizzard, the […]
GWOnline.TV Wants Your VidsSo you have made it into the game at last. A quick reminder to everyone that if you shoot some cool videos then make sure you share them with the community on GWOnline TV. It takes seconds to add your Youtube videos and it’s a great way for the community to find all the GW2 […]
Guild Wars 2 is LiveThe title says it all really. The day has finally arrived for the early access players. Remember everyone, this is day one. Expect the odd technical glitch, lag and server issues. I dont think there are many MMOs on day one that survive the onslaught of players trying to get in. ArenaNet are keeping players […]
The Edge Project is a new idea that comes straight from the community for the community. The nature of Guild Wars 2 has a huge focus on story and character we thought we would do the same here. I’m Azure by the way and I would like to introduce you to GWOnline’s new community project […]