| World events
No grinding quests
No monthly subscription fee (B2P)
| Crafting looks simple
Same PvP and WvWvW maps
No open world PvP
No politics and conquer the area system
Everybody is negative about GW2. But i'm not. I wasn't having fun of PVP since UO's 2002 era. The WvWvW was amazing. The normal PVP, 8v8 is cool too. The graphics ain't outdated. The developers already said about the graphics on BETA IS LIKE LOW. No gpu accelerated hardware, physx or any graphic renderer not used for BETA. THE GAME NOW USES DIRECTX 9. We don't know much about the other DX versions. But a developer said that "It is the best option for us to use DX9".
In 2012, I don't think any other game out can't top GW2. People just expected so much thing. Just look on gamelist for games and you can't say "this game is better than GW2". Sorry just accept that., they're not.
I think game devoid of few things. Personally i think, Tthey should add mounts. Yes that's right. Some areas are really big and portals won't help you. Besides of mount system, the crafting system looked so simple. They might add minigames like in EQ2.
The game's graphics not "awesome", it's average. I mean for example, Age of Conan made in 2008 and that game has "awesome"graphics. It's 2012 and GW2 must have better graphics and physx. It's now cpu-bound and that means we can judge them. We can give the exact value for GW2 after gpu-bound. The UI is very simple and basic (which is good), it's not like a HOTBAR madness MMORPG. That makes you not to spam skills and doesn't confuse your mind. Where was that skill, spell.
Link to the screenshots: http://www.mmorpg.com/galleries/Speire
Link to the BWE video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyEnU-IFmBc