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Guild Wars 2 News

Latest Headlines for Guild Wars 2

  • Mordrem Guard to Be Featured on Tomorrow's Stream

    During tomorrow's Guild Wars 2 Points of Interest live stream, viewers will get a firsthand look at the ferocious Mordrem Guard. Leah Hoyer, who has also published an extensive developer diary about the Mordrem Guard, will be on hand during the stream.

    Reported on Sep 10, 2015
  • Hands On Berserker/Daredevil

    While my heart will always belong to the Chronomancer, I allowed my eye to wander a little for this most recent Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Beta Event.

    Reported on Sep 06, 2015
  • 3 Good and 3 Bad Things About Raids

    I'm definitely stoked to see raids coming to Guild Wars 2, but I'd be less than truthful if I said everything looked perfectly rosy. Still, I made a September's Resolution (which is like a New Year's Resolution but done any time I damn well feel like it) to try and see the bright side of things more. With that in mind, here are three things I like and three I'm apprehensive about regarding raids in Guild Wars 2.

    Reported on Sep 06, 2015
  • Borderlands Stress Test, Deep Dive on Guild Objectives

    The third in a series of Guild Wars 2 World v World Borderland stress tests has been announced for Tuesday, September 8th and set to run through Thursday, September 10th. The number of included players has been significantly increased and potential testers are urged to check email to see if an invitation has arrived.

    Reported on Sep 03, 2015
  • Raid Content Design Revealed

    The latest ArenaNet blog has been posted on the Guild Wars 2 site to reveal to players how challenging content, in this case raids, is being designed. Crystal Reid and Jason Reynolds offer up several comprehensive sections to show how engaging and challenging raid content will work (along with rewards!) when the Heart of Thorns expansion arrives in October.

    Reported on Sep 02, 2015
  • Colin and MO Talk Heart of Thorns, Raids, and Free to Play

    During PAX Prime 2015, ArenaNet announced that not only is Guild Wars 2 (the base game) becoming free to play, not only is Heart of Thorns launching on October 23rd, but raids, legendary armor, and more are coming as part of the end-game experience in Heart of Thorns. We chatted with Colin Johanson and Mike O'Brien after the presentation to go deeper into all things HoT.

    Reported on Aug 31, 2015
  • 10-Player Raids to Be Introduced with Heart of Thorns

    The Guild Wars 2 PAX Prime live stream is ongoing with the news that raids will be introduced. Notably, there is no attunement needed, no gear grind so when new raids are added, no "wasteland of gear" is left behind; players will be able to damage, control or heal and be able to play the profession they love.

    Reported on Aug 29, 2015
  • Heart of Thorns to Launch October 23rd

    ArenaNet Tweeted out this morning that the Guild Wars 2 expansion Heart of Thorns will be launching on October 23rd. Game editions run from $49.99 to 99.99.

    Reported on Aug 28, 2015
  • Heart of Thorns PAX Reveal Leaked [SPOILERS]

    It appears that Saturday's Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns reveal has been leaked by IGN. While the Twitter post has been removed, a trailer is still live and savvy Reddit users have detailed all of the leaked information. WARNING: If you do not wish to know the details of the PAX reveal, DO NOT CONTINUE!

    Reported on Aug 27, 2015
  • Thief Elite Specialization Named as the Daredevil

    ArenaNet has released information about the new Guild Wars 2 elite specialization for the Thief. Called the "Daredevil", these wily characters will utilize dodge and roll abilities to maneuver in and out of combat while dealing death at will. They can take on multiple enemies at once due to their speed and cunning.

    Reported on Aug 26, 2015
  • Second Beta Weekend Coming September 4th

    ArenaNet has announced that the second beta event for the Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns expansion will take place on September 4th and run through September 6th. Players will be given a level 80 character and be able to try out the chronomancer, dragonhunter, reaper, and tempest, as well as the just-announced berserker, and herald.

    Reported on Aug 26, 2015
  • Thief Elite Spec Coming This Week

    The latest Twitter post from the Guild Wars 2 team lets the community in on the fact that the Thief Elite Spec will be revealed this week. To tease everyone until that time, a new image was posted. Leave us your ideas and thoughts about what it will entail!

    Reported on Aug 24, 2015
  • Raising the Bars on Loot Acquisition

    The Mastery system coming in Heart of Thorns offers a new way to progress your characters. This week, Jason wonders if a similar system couldn't be applied to the entire MMO.

    Reported on Aug 23, 2015
  • Berserker Revealed as Warrior Elite Spec

    The Guild Wars 2 site has been updated with the latest elite specialization for one of the game's professions. This time, the Warrior takes center stage with the Berserker revealed as the Elite Spec.

    Reported on Aug 20, 2015
  • Major Feature to Be Revealed at PAX Prime

    ArenaNet has announced that it will be hosting a special "fan and press conference" during PAX Prime in Seattle, Washington. During the event, ArenaNet President Mike O'Brien and Game Director Colin Johanson will be making several key announcements and will reveal a new feature to be included in the Heart of Thorns expansion to Guild Wars 2.

    Reported on Aug 19, 2015
  • Torch-Wielding Warrior Elite Specialization Teased

    The Guild Wars 2 Facebook page was updated yesterday with an image that appears to be teasing the Warrior Elite Specialization. Of particular note is the inclusion of a torch. What it signifies remains to be seen. What are your thoughts?

    Reported on Aug 19, 2015
  • Revenant Elite Specialization Revealed as The Herald

    The Guild Wars 2 site has been updated with a blog post that reveals the Revenant's elite specialization called the "Herald". Notably, the Herald specialization gives revenants the option to use a shield as an off-hand weapon.

    Reported on Aug 13, 2015
  • Gamescom 2015 - Masteries Detailed

    Anyone who played the Beta weekend this past weekend will almost certainly have earned enough progression on the new mastery system to at least try out the gliding system. The presentation in Cologne and the beta weekend both had the same panel for the masteries, only we were lucky enough to have a Dev with sneaky dev build cheats for unlocking all of the progression possible at the moment.

    Reported on Aug 10, 2015
  • Feeling Elite

    I do love me some theorycrafting. I'm not necessarily the best player, but I love coming up with ways to build characters and then put them to the test in a game. So I'd say I'm looking forward to the elite specializations in Heart of Thorns as much as I am to the new zones and gameplay.

    Reported on Aug 09, 2015
  • Glint Teased as Elite Specialization for the Revenant

    A cryptic, or not so cryptic depending on your viewpoint, tweet and image has arrived on the Guild Wars 2 Twitter feed that seems to indicate that Glint is going to be revealed as the elite specialization for the Revenant.

    Reported on Aug 10, 2015