Archive for 2012


Guild Wars Winterday Events and Rewards Detailed

With Wintersday just around the corner, ArenaNet has detailed the list of rewards and events that will be coming to Tyria in Guild Wars 1 from 13 December. As you’d expect, all the rewards are Christmas themed and there is also going to be some fun snowball themed tournaments and quests. Don’t forget the Wintersday […]

Missed Ancient Karka Event Chests – Shipping now!

ArenaNet is shipping the Lost Shore event item – the Ancient Karka Chest – to those that missed it, due to disconnects or “no-reward-occurences”, now. So if you participated in the event and did not get the reward chest, there is a good chance you will find it in an in-game mail during the next […]

Guild Wars 2 Fails to Pick up a VGA

The Spike VGAs has just concluded and sadly Guild Wars 2 didn’t pick up an award. It was nominated in the Best multiplayer game which was won by Borderlands 2 and best PC game was won by XCOM: Enemy Unknown. A full list of winners can be found here.

Guild Wars 2 Tops Time’s PC Games List for 2012

The online site for Time has posted their top 10 games for 2012 and Guild Wars 2 has come in top place making it their best game this year. You can read the full list over on Time’s tech site now. I expect Guild Wars 2 will feature in many of the top lists in […]

GWOnline Events – November Winners

Our judges have convened, the six divines were consulted and the winners have been decided for Novembers events! Monthly Achievement Race First up is our Monthly Achievement Race.¬†Participants¬†rushed to complete their monthly achievements first, so who was the fastest this month? Coming in first was newcomer ‘vaguelazytangent’ as their character Ambereen. Ambereen plays on Northern […]

Official: December 3, 2012 Patch Notes

A host of fixes and changes went live today. A snapshot is below. Click through for the full list of updates. [ANET] Release Notes: General Fixed a bug that would cause a crash when repairing armor while transformed. Area of effect heals and boons now prioritize players over minions and NPCs. Guild leaders are able […]
Welcome back for December’s update on our now monthly round of contests and competitions, or as we like to call them; events. Firstly lets check over Novembers happenings: Unfortunately we again had technical difficulties on our part involving the Hide and Seek event, we have therefore decided to postpone the event until server guesting is […]

The Wintersday Advent Calendar is Here!

As advertised a month and a half back, the 2012 Wintersday Advent Calendar is up and running. Launching off the calendar today is a work by Nian, an artist at GW2 Guru. We also have a few of our own artists here in GWOnline participating, so check it out! 2012 Wintersday Advent Calendar

Make Yourself Over

There are a couple of new items in the BLTC today, which allow you to change your facial features or your body features. They are purely cosmetic: Neither will allow a name change. Are you planning to change any of your character’s appearances? If so, why not swing by our forums and show off the […]

Get Ready for Wintersday 2012!

As is tradition in Tyria, Wintersday will be celebrated in GW 2, making it the third update and event in as many months. The event will run from December 14 to January 3. Details are scarce at the moment (included below), but it sounds interesting. I can’t wait to see how Wintersday has evolved over […]

Guild Wars 2 WvW Rankings 23 November

It’s that time again! New rankings were released today. Charts are featured below for North America and Europe, respectively. Source. (Thanks, Raye!)

13 skills unlocked, so many to go!

After a few months of beta testing and three months after the release in August, the GWO Elementalist forum has “unlocked” thirteen skills of Guild Wars 2’s attunement swapping profession. What are those “Skills of Interest”, you might ask? On a regular basis, Gorani – the forum’s moderator – takes an in-depth look at a […]

Guild Wars 2 Reddit AMA with Chris Whiteside on Monday

Following the update from Chris Whitside yesterday on the Lost Shores and future plans, Chris has decided to hold an AMA on Reddit this Monday to answer queries on the game moving forward. [ANET]Thanks for your feedback we really appreciate it. I would like to take the opportunity to answer your questions in an AMA […]

Black Lion Trading Does Black Friday

Exciting times for shoppers as Black Friday looms in the US following Thanksgiving. Black Friday is also coming to Tyria so snap up those bargains! [ANET]The Black Lion Trading Company is celebrating the biggest shopping day of the year with a Black Friday sale of their own. This Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, be sure to […]

Lost Shores and Beyond

Yesterday ArenaNet fired up their survey form and today ArenaNet’s Chris Whiteside takes a look back at the Lost Shores update and al the new features it brought to the game and also a look ahead to what’s in the pipeline. [ANET] Revamping all of our existing dungeons (Story and Explorable versions) through rebalance and […]