Archive for the General MMO News Category


Guild Wars 2 Gets Iran Ban

If you are in Iran and want to play Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2, it looks like you are out of luck. The Iranian government has clamped down on numerous games blocking players from connecting to the services, including Guild Wars. In a brochure released by the Iranian government, games such as Assassin’s Creed, […]

GameSpy Compares GW2 and SWTOR

Today, GameSpy’s Leif Johnson took a look at Guild Wars 2 (GW2) and Star Wars: The Old Republic (SWTOR), and compared some of SWTOR’s faults with some of what he sees as GW2’s successes. The comparisons are easy to see; SWTOR was one of the most hyped games on last year, Bioware spent hundreds of […]
Warning: This article details the Act 1 boss encounter of Diablo 3. If you haven’t played the game yet and you’re spoilerphobic, you may not wish to read this. So now that the second GW2 beta weekend is behind us and we’ve had a chance to process everything and settle down, most people have gone […]

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.
05/2 Most Anticipated MMORPG 2012 – Vote Now has just wrapped up it’s poll for most anticipated RPG which was won convincingly by Diablo 3. Today the site has launched its “Most Antcipated MMORPG 2012 poll” and Guild Wars 2 is of course on the list. You can now cast your votes.

Guild Wars 2 Nominated for Golden Joystick

The UK’s annual Golden Joystick Award nominations are now underway and gamers can now vote for their favourite games from the last year. Even though Guild Wars 2 is not yet out, it has been nominated in the ‘One to Watch’ category. The voting is open to the public so show your support for the […]

Fairness in MMOs

While not directly Guild Wars 2 related, this article is worth checking out on Gamasutra, The F-Words of MMORPGs: Fairness. In the article numerous MMO developers discuss the concept of ‘fairness’  which includes topics such as the economy of a game,  item functionality and how these can help keep a player convinced that the game is fair. […]