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ArenaNet has released the third of four slideshows of Guild Wars 2 concept art that was presented at GDC nearly two weeks ago, and all is not lovely and idyllic in the land of Tyria. This newest video gives us a look at what are presumably Orrian undead, as well as a decaying ship and something...

March 24th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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The Guild Wars community, as always, is anxious for any and all news of Guild Wars 2, and the information coming from ArenaNet is increasing on a regular basis. (Hopefully this means we won't have to resort to anything drastic to get news.) GDC was the most recent source of new information thanks t...

March 22nd 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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When the first slideshow video of Guild Wars 2 concept art was released, fans immediately saw the "Part 1" in the title and were thrilled to know that more was on the way. That "more" arrived Friday afternoon in the form of Part 2, a video that seemed to drop some very broad hints via current game...

March 21st 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Daniel Dociu, Senior Art Director for Guild Wars 2, was one of the panelists at last week's GDC, and Massively was fortunate enough to sit down and chat with him about the art coming up in Guild Wars 2. The information on this highly-anticipated game is starting to increase bit by bit, and Daniel h...

March 16th 2010 at 11:00pm 0 Comments
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Guild Wars fans and aspiring game art designers will be descending on Bellevue, WA at the end of the month to attend FUTUREPOLY's sold-out digital arts workshop. FUTUREPOLY focuses specifically on video game development and offers a series of regular classes ranging in length from one to six month...

January 12th 2010 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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As ArenaNet has already warned us, their social networking resources will be utilized much more often in the near future. Earlier today, we saw evidence of this on the official Guild Wars 2 Facebook page as four new pieces of concept art for Guild Wars 2 have been released.Now these aren't leaked s...

August 19th 2009 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Guild Wars has some fantastic concept art. We've mentioned this in the past, particularly in the context of the work of ArenaNet art director Daniel Dociu and concept art lead Kekai Kotaki as seen at Spectrum Fantastic Art. In fact, the last thing we asked was, "Does this give some hints as to what...

June 8th 2009 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Some of us at Massively are quite taken with the art of Guild Wars and it looks like we're not alone in this respect. The ArenaNet artists were recognized at Spectrum last year, an annual showcase of some of the best artwork in fantasy, science fiction, and horror. Carrying on in that tradition, Are...

March 11th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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As we anxiously await any morsel of news regarding ArenaNet's Guild Wars 2, it's still nice to hear the occasional interview along the way. Recently, Allakhazam sat down with ArenaNet's Art Director, Daniel Dociu, to talk about his experience in the gaming industry, his evolution at ArenaNet and his...

January 2nd 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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While Guild Wars has some detractors ("it's not a real MMO", they say) there are a few incontrovertible facts about the game. It's free, it's fast, and it's absolutely gorgeous. The beautiful imagery that we get to enjoy in Arena.net's Tyria stems first and formost from the fabulous art used the ser...

April 27th 2008 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Guild Wars art is beautiful. When we were doing our site launch giveaways, the giveaway post for a concept art print was one of the most heavily commented - you folks like their art as much as I do. So you might be interested in an interview over on the CVG/ PC Gamer site with Daniel Dociu, the art...

January 17th 2008 at 1:30pm 0 Comments