Archive for the Events Category


Flame & Frost: The Razing Teased

A new teaser page for the Flame & Frost: The Razing, which is due on 26 March, has been posted by ArenaNet. [ANET]A hybrid army erupts through fiery portals in the Shiverpeaks. A Molten Alliance between the dredge and the charr Flame Legion has created a force powerful enough to massacre any who stand in […]

Wintersday WvW Changes

ArenaNet posted an update on the official boards which explains the WvW changes coming for Wintersday based on feedback and also part of their update pipeline. If you have not read it then read on below. [ANET] Advance notification of new builds In order to allow WvW players to make good decions about siege placement, […]

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 […]

November Update – Tyria to Change Forever

November’s content update for Guild Wars 2 sounds like it will be something rather special thanks to the teaser page ArenaNet has fired up online this evening. The Lost Shores update is due to arrive on 15 November so mark the diaries now. The update release date was dropped following requests for an extension to […]

Halloween Guide Phase 2 – Tips from ArenaNet

No doubt you’ve been soaking up all the new content in the Shadow of the Mad King update but it’s time for Phase 2 of the event to start on Sunday. ArenaNet has posted some hints to help you on your way, so if you need a rough guide to what’s going on, read on […]
ArenaNet expanded out their Shadow of the Mad King info page a little over night detailing hte dates of the four acts that will be opened up to players. Included was new teaser trailer to get the event primed.

Shadow of the Mad King Live Today

The time has come for the Halloween celebrations to begin as the Shadow of the Mad King goes live today. An All-New Story: A four-act arc running from October 22-31 based on the legend of the Mad King. It’s been 250 years since the last alleged sighting of Mad King Thorn’s spirit, but strange energies […]

Shadow of the Mad King Arrives for Halloween

No MMO would be complete without a Halloween event and Guild Wars 2’s event is the Shadow of the Mad King. The update goes live on 22 October and Tyria will become Halloween themes with new mini-games, new dynamic events, and more. ArenaNet tease the Halloween event with: “Be prepared for an epic adventure in […]

ArenaNet’s Cameron Dunn Talks Guild Wars 2 Tech at GDC Online

ArenaNet’s technical director Cameron Dunn will be taking part in GDC Online to discuss the technology that drives the game’s many features such as PvP, graphics, the servers, the combat system and how they manage to roll out patches so quickly among other topics. The event takes place between 9-11 October and Cameron’s session takes […]

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 […]

No Guild Wars 2 at Gamescom

Comes as no huge surprise this with the launch looming but there will be no Guild Wars 2 at Gamescom next week in Germany. In an update regarding summer events ArenaNet commented: [ANET]Some of you have asked which trade shows ArenaNet will attend this summer, so let me give you an update. Right now, the […]

Alaris’s Beta Weekend Event Guide

This guide is meant to help people get the most out of their weekend event… because even if you forgo sleep, eating, and biobreaks, there is much more to be done than you can do in one weekend. Here I provide some ideas for your to-do list, and some advice to help you find what […]

Sign up as a GWOnline Secret Charr!

Sure Thanksgiving is not even over yet, but Wintersday is just an Asura-toss away. It is already time to get festive, and what better way to get in the proper Wintersday spirit than by participating in GWOnline’s very own Secret Charr? Secret Charr works exactly the same as Secret Santa, just with a little more […]

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 […]