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Guild Wars 2 Videos: Competitive PVP Preview (10:03)

Garrett Fuller and bring you a look at the Competitive PVP (instanced, team-based) in Guild Wars.

Garrett Fuller and bring you a look at the Competitive PVP (instanced, team-based) in Guild Wars.
Duration: 10:03
Views: 4,896  29 comments
Game: Guild Wars 2
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judex99 writes:





Mon Mar 26 2012 8:41AM Report
xenorace writes:

I enjoyed that video. PvP looks fun. Nothing new or special, but fun looking nonetheless.

Mon Mar 26 2012 9:27AM Report
ProGee writes:

Garret! You need to press buttons, don't click on your abilities with your mouse :(

Mon Mar 26 2012 9:28AM Report
DiSpLiFF writes:

that "fight for your life" looks seriously annoying. 

Mon Mar 26 2012 10:10AM Report
Raserei writes:

Sorry, this doesn't look that amazing. I'm not a fan of instanced battlegrounds. 

Mon Mar 26 2012 10:41AM Report
palulalula writes:

Sorry dude but you are not best pvp player :)

Mon Mar 26 2012 10:45AM Report
Purutzil writes:

"Instanced PvP" = Fair PvP. Thats why most people don't like it, they can't take being actually outplayed. :)

Mon Mar 26 2012 12:17PM Report
AtmaDarkwolf writes:

After seeing these video's I have only one question that will make or break my decision to buy it or not.


Can u turn off that bloody freemouse mode and use mouselook? Or are you forced to just using wasd and right click, (Etc, typical trash mmo camera controls)?

Mon Mar 26 2012 1:02PM Report
sirphobos writes:

Instanced PvP is also neither massive nor persistent, which is what turns a lot of MMO fans off from instanced PvP.  At least there will be another PvP option for people who prefer un-instanced PvP, though.

Mon Mar 26 2012 1:06PM Report
Chosen1 writes:

Awefull review.

Mon Mar 26 2012 2:54PM Report
Chosen1 writes:

Or "preview" for that matter. Now, either this guy has scammed to get this job or mmorpg is simply incompetent in hiring good staff members - I don't know. But the fact that this guy made no effort in this video speaks for itself. Just go look at the youtube comments.

Mon Mar 26 2012 3:04PM Report
ChuvarHrama writes:

This guy is so clueless... Its painful to watch.

Mon Mar 26 2012 3:47PM Report
mmoguy43 writes:

One thing that really bugs me, which is common among all warzones, is that the victor of the game is pretty much decided from the start. No underdog team making a come back and winning, no infrequent back and forth scores, and no feeling that you alone can impact the outcome very much (unless you are a healer).

Mon Mar 26 2012 5:03PM Report
Searias writes:

Is it just me or does the fights seems really slow? The more I see footage from Guild Wars 2, the more I seem to get dissapointed. Hopefully the pve conent is fun.

Mon Mar 26 2012 6:20PM Report
Master10K writes:

If you want to see good PvP then watch this:

Mon Mar 26 2012 8:44PM Report
Marchosias13 writes:

I thought the previous comments were joking in regards to this writers pvp abilities.

They were not.


Again, can't we get 'writers/reviewers' who understand pvp mechanics and how they interact, instead of keyboard turners and ability clickers?

This is very embarassing. I couldnt watch it all.......

Mon Mar 26 2012 11:34PM Report
koljane writes:

I don`t see anything special about that PvP. Only thing that I saw and dont like is movement animation of a toon, it walks and jumps like broken robot.

Tue Mar 27 2012 2:06AM Report
moosecatlol writes:

Also another pvp tip If you have a blind in your fight to survive bar, you can use it to make the enemies execute miss.

The most important pvp tip of them all though, never make eye contact with an enemy Necromancer, with any luck he won't notice you and you will live to fight a bit longer.

Tue Mar 27 2012 2:11AM Report
fay05 writes:

Prees the f !!Prees the f lame!!Prees the f   ffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffffff

Tue Mar 27 2012 6:36AM Report
fay05 writes:

plis!!!!! press the F


Tue Mar 27 2012 6:39AM Report
ultimateduck writes:

Looks meh..... Instanced PvP is 100% lame.  Open world or nothing at all.

Tue Mar 27 2012 8:16AM Report
xr00t3dx writes:

I can't stand listening to this guy. Has the voice of a man but the speaking style of a 10 year old. Not to mention every 15 secs he says something that's either completely untrue or out of context of  what is actually happening to him on screen.

Tue Mar 27 2012 12:19PM Report
Kw22 writes:

I remember the first time i played pvp too.

Word of advice to MMORPG::: When the most anticipated game on this site in the 2-3 years i've visited here lets you spill the beans under their NDA... leave the "Competitive pvp" breakdown to someone above a .5 on a scale of 1-10 in skill to present it for you...

I don't know specific writers on this site, he might be the most amazing writer on your staff.. but he sucks at gaming.  I'll leave it at that, anyone who actually plays these games "competitively" in any sense of the word can see that.

 This video was terrible, it should actually be removed from the site.. its shining unwarranted negative publicity on a subject for no reason.

ALTHOUGH he did remind me to kill downed players around 9 times, thanks for that tidbit.. I'll actually have that guys voice in the back of my head everytime i finish a downed player my entire GW career.


Tue Mar 27 2012 3:13PM Report
Hejiet writes:

I agree is Kw22.

If you put up a video titled "Competitive PVP", don't put up something made by a "clicker" and a "key turner" that is just painful.

Tue Mar 27 2012 9:31PM Report
Suraknar writes:

Fast paced, I like it, looks fun :)

Tue Mar 27 2012 10:44PM Report
Marchosias13 writes:

Garrett Fuller, perhaps you would like to comment  about the video you posted?


I hate to see someone slammed, and boy, you are being crucified here, without defending himself...


How about it sir? Care to comment?

Tue Mar 27 2012 11:41PM Report
stayontarget writes:

Things i don't care for from whatching this video.

1.  pets

2. slow combat

3. instance pvp (meh)

4. floating characters

5. camera control

Wed Mar 28 2012 1:04PM Report
Shealladh writes: If you're looking for a good example of PvP in Guild Wars 2, this isn't going to excite you! Nothing fun about spending hours grinding/zerging without competition! Thu Mar 29 2012 1:06AM Report
Julian-Dark writes:

This guy keyboard-turns and mouse-clicks on abilities. How do people like that end in PvP...

Thu Mar 29 2012 6:26AM Report