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Posts Tagged Weekly News Roundup

25/6

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

A somewhat slow week, the largest news were that ArenaNet will run a Guild Wars 2 stress test on Wednesday June 27th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. PDT (GMT-7). A short stint during European prime time. All thumbs are held that BWE3 will be announced soon thereafter. In other news, long-time ArenaNet artist Kekai Kotaki […]
17/6

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

The second Beta Weekend Event over and done with, this week has been packed with impressions and videos. Not as overwhelming as the first one when everything was brand new for several hundred thousand players at once, still an impressive parade! ArenaNet themselves has been mostly quiet this week, catching up on some well-deserved rest […]
03/6

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

Finally ArenaNet announced the dates for the second Beta Weekend Event, and it is next weekend! That is June 8th to 10th PDT. In conjunction with this ArenaNet gave a lot of BWE2 keys to general gaming sites as well as different Guild Wars 2 communities (including GWOnline.net) to give out. It spawned quite the […]
27/5

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

A lot of people had speculated that this weekend would see the second BWE, but ArenaNet told us earlier in the week that this would not be the case, citing needing to set up more hardware as one of the reasons. ArenaNet also shared some background on what goes into naming the Tyrian places and inhabitants. The […]
20/5

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

This week we got another taste of Guild Wars 2 game play with the short stress test on Monday. Personally I mostly ran around headless chicken mode, reported a few bugs, kamikazeed on some trolls in a cave and got my behind handed to me in the Ascalon Dungeon (entering all alone at level 15 – not […]
13/5

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

After a couple of weeks of downtime we are back with a new and improved Guild Wars 2 Weekly! There is still work to be done, but I thought I would present this work-in-progress to you guys for a test drive. This is part of an ongoing effort to help the community to stay on […]
01/5

Guild Wars 2 Weekly – Changes Coming

The very first Guild Wars 2 Beta Weekend Event has come and gone, and it was a blast. Also, seeing so many people coming together to play with us in the GWOnline Alliance Guild was heartwarming. You guys are the best! This marks a milestone not only for ArenaNet, but also for us as a […]
22/4

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

ArenaNet finally announced the date of the first Beta Test Weekend – April 27-29! It had been known for some time that it would be some time during “end of April”, but many had speculated this weekend since the next one is also Guild Wars 1’s 7th birthday celebrations. Looks like next weekend will be […]
15/4

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

Guild Wars 2 pre-purchase has started! (some media reports: Gaming Target, Examiner, Digital Entertainment News, Destructoid, MarketWatch), and it will run until shortly before launch as permitted by server loads (Forum Discussion). And with it a predictable amount of chaos – Retailers sold out from day one, confusions about which retailers have which editions, payment issues, people […]
09/4

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

The last quivering week before Guild Wars 2 pre-purchase finally starts, and the community is on edge. Which retailers will have the game for sale? What if retailers oversell their copies? What about currency? Region locks? The questions have been many, luckily we have gotten some answers as well. The game also got it’s official ESRB rating (“Teen”), driving the point […]
01/4

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

Last weekend was the second Press Beta Event, and when the embargo lifted on Monday afternoon we were once more assaulted with an absolutely torrent of beta coverage. We at GWOnline are proud to say that we really were able to step it up this time, and could thus present a long row of articles and videos, […]
25/3

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

Seems like every other week there is a drama explosion bigger than the last. This week the turn had come to the Guild Wars 2 microtransaction system, with the announcement that we will be able to buy “gems” that we then can trade for in-game gold from players. The week was thus filled to the […]
18/3

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

This week Guild Wars 2 suddenly got real, with the announcement that we will be able to purchase our copies of the game from April 10 for special perks like head start and guaranteed Beta access. The details of the Guild Wars 2 Collector Edition were also released, followed by some grumbling about the prizing […]
11/3

Guild Wars 2 Weekly

No official blog posts or news this week, but several official interviews (Angel Leigh McCoy, Jon Peters and James Ackley), blog posts, podcast and videos, articles and hands-on Guild Wars 2 beta coverage. The big news here at GWOnline were otherwise that we announced the winner of our first ever GWOnline Blog Extravaganza, and during the week […]