Archive for February 2013


Guild Bounty Speed Up Bugged – FIXED

The bug affecting guild bounty acceleration was fixed! [ANET]this issue has now been fixed, guilds are able to speed up bounty builds without worrying about losing influence ^AT[SOURCE][/SOURCE][/ANET] There is a bug in unlocking Guild Bounty Missions and ANet has advised players not to spend any influence to speed up the process. Does not seem […]

Game Update Notes – February 26

The February content update is now live! And it’s a big one, so make sure you click through for the full post. Don’t forget to tell us what you think in the forums!   [ANET] LIVING STORY Flame and Frost: The Gathering Storm The situation is getting worse for the citizens of Wayfarer Foothills and […]

PvP Tournament Changes

ArenaNet revealed that paid tournaments are being replaced with free tournaments as paid tournaments are no longer required due to the ratings and matchmaking system. [ANET]In the upcoming patch on February 26, Paid Tournaments are going to be replaced by Free Tournaments. One of the reasons we initially introduced Paid Tournaments was to create a place […]

London 2013 Community Meet and Greet Q&A with special Guest Colin Johanson

“Hey, wanna go to London?” I was asked, it’s not my most favourite of places so I was hesitant. “Wanna go to London to have lunch with ANet?” Okay, you’ve got my attention. A luxurious train ride down to the capital city and before I know it I’m in a bar restaurant with a few […]

Leah Rivera on New Guild Missions

Hot off the press, the lowdown on guild missions, including a fresh video! As always, check a snippet out below and click through for the full story on the official blog. [ANET]Do you like games? How about friends? What about games with friends? If you said yes to any of those, pull up a chair, […]

Bag Slots and Bank Tabs on Sale!

Via Twitter: [ANET]Bag Slots and Bank Tabs are 20% off in the Gem Store through February 26! ~RB2[SOURCE][/SOURCE][/ANET]

ArenaNet Meet and Greet

ArenaNet  are giving Guild Wars 2 fans the chance to hook up with the dev team and CM team on 1 March at the Tap House Grill in downtown Seattle, WA. There will be a QA session for fans and there will be goodies up for grabs too. Not to be missed if you are in […]

Coming Next Patch: Trading Post Preview

That’s right, just added to the February patch, we’ll be able to preview gear in the Trading Post! Whoo! [ANET]We just added an exciting new feature to the February release for Flame and Frost: The Gathering Storm – Preview Items in the Trading Post! You’ll be able to preview the items that you’re interested in […]

Introducing the New Spirit Watch PvP Map

ANet just posted an overview of the upcoming PvP map, Spirit Watch, which will be live with the next patch. Check it out! [ANET]In the upcoming patch, you will be able to play our latest PvP map—Spirit Watch! This norn-themed map, which is surrounded by sheer cliffs, features shrines to the Spirits of the Wild […]

Dailies and Monthlies: A Starter’s Guide

This is a short guide giving some pointers on ways to make the dailies and monthlies easier. Dailies and monthlies are a relatively easy way to boost your income and get some extras like laurels and karma. However, some have complained that they make you deviate from normal play… that is not necessarily so, and […]

Endgame: An alt-a-holic’s perspective

I’ve always liked playing different characters, and now that I have a few at max level and with somewhat decent gear, I feel I have some *cough*authority*cough* to talk about what to expect from your characters in endgame. The good news is… the game remains pretty similar to early- or mid-game, so whatever profession you […]

Valentine’s Day Theme in the Gem Store

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, there are some new items and sales in the Gem Store. Thankfully, I just bought a makeover kit before this sale /grumble. Check it out below! [ANET]The Black Lion Trading Company is getting into the spirit of Valentine’s Day with an exclusive new item and limited time discounts. This […]

Flame and Frost: The Gathering Storm

Near the end of the month, the next part of the Flame and Frost Living Story will be rolling out, along with some PvP updates, and an update (yes, another) to Daily Achievements! Check it out below, click through for the official post, and swing by our thread for discussion. [ANET]The situation worsens for the […]

Mandatory Password Changes

An important notice to all players who have not updated passwords since 12 September 2012. ArenaNet are making it mandatory that you change them before 7 February. This has been implemented to make sure no passwords that are in their blacklist are being used by current players. You may as well do it right now […]