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ArenaNet – Iconic co-founder Mike O’Brien departing Guild Wars studio

[Source] It was announced earlier today that Mike O’Brien, the co-founder and former President of Guild Wars developer ArenaNet, is leaving the company. He will move on and form a new studio with his friends next week with the aim…

Guild Wars 2 – The Icebrood Saga arrives with massive new content this September

[Game website] An ancient power stirring from beneath the ice of the Far Shiverpeaks is the latest threat Guild Wars 2 players will face in The Icebrood Saga, the game’s newest collection of episodic content. Players can get an early…

NCsoft – Guild Wars 2 on mobile mentioned during financial call

NCsoft recently published its financial results for the 2nd quarter of 2019 (from April to June), and once again the South Korean developer and publisher was saved by Lineage. Currently at 21 years old, the recent Remastered update and Free-to-Play…

ArenaNet – Guild Wars 2 studio confirms staff layoff and cancels secret project

According to various sources, Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 studio ArenaNet is preparing to layoff staff soon. This is due to parent company, Korean gaming giant NCsoft restructuring as well, which is affecting all subsidiaries. An unannounced game project…

Guild Wars 2 – First paid game expansion Heart of Thorns is now live

[Play now] ArenaNet, publisher and developer of the award-winning Guild Wars franchise, today launched Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns. The highly anticipated expansion to Guild Wars 2 is now live and available at digitally worldwide. Three months ago, ArenaNet announced…

Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns – Expansion launch trailer revealed

[Pre-purchase] Launching on 23 October worldwide, the official launch trailer for Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns was recently revealed by publisher and developer ArenaNet. Do note that NCsoft has apparently let ArenaNet function as an independent subsidiary, taking over the publishing…

Guild Wars 2 – Core game is now Free-for-Play for everyone

[Play now] ArenaNet, developer of Guild Wars 2, has just announced the game will now be Free-for-Play. What is “Free-for-Play”? Well, the core game will definitely be free, but players wanting to explore new lands and features will have to buy…

Guild Wars 2 – More game details revealed for the new Revenant class

The team at ArenaNet recently touched on the Revenant class on its livestream, and many details were revealed. One of the core features of the upcoming Heart of Thorns expansion, this class uses a few elements from Guild Wars, with…

Guild Wars 2 – Heart of Thorns announced as first game expansion

[Game website] First teased a couple of weeks ago, ArenaNet just announced Heart of Thorns, the first expansion for Guild Wars 2. Heart of Thorns will see a new profession in the Revenant. One of the main characters in the…

Guild Wars 2 – Trademark for new logo looks like a possible expansion

The folks over at Reddit recently discovered Arenanet, developer of Guild Wars 2, filing a trademark for a new logo last week. Titled “Guild Wars 2 Heart of Thorns”, the filing came with a spunky logo design as well, seen…

Guild Wars 2 – Publisher steps up as China server facing account hacks

Preparing for the official Open Beta launch tomorrow (China time), it comes at a bad time for publisher KongZhong as Guild Wars 2 China is currently facing an account hack crisis. KongZhong has acknowledged the issue, and promised a 100%…

Guild Wars 2 – 33 servers prepared for Open Beta phase in China

Having entered the head-start phase on 1st May for gamers who pre-ordered before 30th April, Guild Wars 2 China will officially enter the Open Beta phase on 15th May, which is this coming week. To mark this momentous event, 9…

Guild Wars 2 – China server launch schedule officially announced

When a big game such as Guild Wars 2 is launching in the world’s biggest games market, waves are bound to be made. Publisher KongZhong announced that Guild Wars 2 China will be entering commercial service on 5th May 2014,…

Guild Wars 2 – Boxed set pricing revealed and goes on sale next week

While most of us gamers have already played Guild Wars 2, the China server will just be launching some time next month. Publisher Kong Zhong announced a few days back that the boxed copies will be selling for 88 RMB,…