guild wars 2

Official Site: Guild Wars 2
Studio: ArenaNet/NCsoft
Launch Date: August 28, 2012
Genre: Fantasy Hybrid Themepark
Business Model: Hybrid B2P (Cash Shop, No Sub, Paid Expansions)
Platform: PC

NCsoft updates EULAs for Lineage II, Aion, and Blade & Soul as part of move to Purple

At the top of February we reported on NCsoft's decision to migrate many of its MMOs to its bespoke Purple platform, specifically affecting Blade...

The MOP Up: Fae Farm launches a free demo

Was Fae Farm too rich for you blood? Now you can check it out for free on Nintendo Switch or PC thanks to a...

Massively Overthinking: When the original MMO is better than the sequel

A few weeks ago, two lovely gamers I follow on Bluesky were discussing how let down they felt by Diablo IV, less because Diablo...

The Stream Team: Going gangbusters on Guild Wars 2’s Skywatch meta event

It's back to Skywatch for Massively OP's MJ. Specifically, she's heading to Guild Wars 2's meta event there. Why? Because she learned last time...

The Daily Grind: Would you be interested in a Guild Wars 3?

Have you ever noticed how every MMO franchise seems to get to exactly two numbered installments and then stops, at most? Guild Wars 2...

The Stream Team: Guild Wars 2’s Year of the Dragon

Lunar New Year celebrations are always fun in Guild Wars 2, but there's something special when it is the Year of the Dragon! What's...

Guild Wars 2’s Lunar New Year Festival arrives alongside latest round of profession nerfs

Happy class balance day, Guild Wars 2 players! Also happy lunar new year! Yes, the January 30th update this afternoon offers both tears and beers....

One Shot: Surveying my domain

Good day, captain! Now that you've been beamed down by your mutinous crew and marooned on an ice planet, you might as well enjoy...

Fight or Kite: Warhaven’s pre-season 2 is super fun but perilously unbalanced

Update: This column was written before we knew that Nexon has decided to sunset the game in April, unfortunately. Consider this our eulogy and...

Guild Wars 2 divulges its new plan for legendary rune compensation in the next patch

Legendary relics! No, ArenaNet is not calling you old; it's heralding the new craftable coming in its third big chunk of the Secrets of...

ArenaNet opens up more job postings for Guild Wars 2 and its still-developing unannounced project

In a month where we saw multiple gaming and tech companies kick employees to the curb, we're going to offer a puff of fresh...

The Stream Team: An Amnytas grind for Guild Wars 2 currencies

The final achievement Massively OP's MJ needs to complete for her Skyscale in Guild Wars 2 involves collecting a number of different currencies from...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 454: MMO roadmap roundup

Justin and Bree discuss the 2024 roadmaps for Lord of the Rings Online, Lost Ark, World of Warcraft, Guild Wars 2, EVE Online, Elder Scrolls Online, New World, EverQuest, EverQuest II, and Wayfinder, with adventures in LOTRO, FFXIV, and City of Heroes.

Guild Wars 2’s latest low-key weekly event, PvP Rush, begins today

Guild Wars 2 is continuing to quietly push out low-key weekly events this month with barely an acknowledgement except on social media, to the...

Massively Overthinking: The slowest and fastest combat in MMORPGs

During a recent podcast discussion about City of Heroes' official revival, the MOP writers were talking about its combat, which - let's be honest...

Guild Wars 2 studio says no accounts involved in new social engineering claim were compromised by CS

The Guild Wars 2 Reddit community has been up in arms this week over a gigantic thread started by former ArenaNet partner and content...

Guild Wars 2 quietly kicks off its Return to Living World S1 event for the next week

Blink and you'll miss it, as ArenaNet isn't widely promoting it apart from a calendar note and mention on social media: Guild Wars 2...

The Stream Team: Slaughtering Centaurs for a baby Skyscale in Guild Wars 2

The hatching and raising of her Guild Wars 2 Skyscale is progressing, and Massively Op's MJ aims to complete another achievement tonight. She's really...

The Daily Grind: Do you track your MMO gaming habits from year to year?

Steam's customized "year in review" report captured everyone's attention for a hot minute back in December. All over social media and in my favorite Discords,...

One Shots: Fine dining at the end of the world

When the moon is crashing down into the ocean to cause tsunamis, earthquakes, firestorms, and a mass extinction-level event, what is there to do...