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Guild Wars 2 News - The Super Adventure Box Revealed

Posted by William Murphy on Mar 30, 2013  | 95 comments in our forums

Guild Wars 2's April Fools' Day content is just about the most ambitious and large-scale joke we've ever seen in an MMO... and it also happens to be the most fun take on the April 1st holiday in recent memory. Read on to learn all about the Super Adventure Box: a terrific jaunt into 8-bit nostalgia with a heap of really awesome rewards to be earned.

For its first annual April Fools' content, the time of year when MMORPGs really let their hair down and stop taking themselves so seriously, ArenaNet has crafted the Super Adventure Box: an invention by an Asura named Moto (as in Miyamoto) which transports players into an 8-bit fantasy world filled with every Zelda/Mario/Metroid-ism you can imagine.  It is, quite simply, the best April Fool's event any company has ever attempted, and it's mostly very successful.

Read on for the rest of Bill Murphy's Guild Wars 2: The Super Adventure Box Revealed.

William Murphy / Bill is the Managing Editor of,, and lover of all things gaming. He's been playing and writing about MMOs and geekery since 2002, and you can harass him and his views on Twitter @thebillmurphy.

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