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Lion's Arch, the quintessential Tyrian player hub, has undergone quite the extensive renovation for Guild Wars 2. As a special treat for the last beta weekend, the city was made explorable to players for the first time -- and what a treat it was! After the Rise of Orr and the accompanying land sh...

May 8th 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Lion's Arch was a staple city in the original Guild Wars, so its presence 250 years later in Guild Wars 2 excites many hardcore fans of the lore. In this last weekend's beta event for Guild Wars 2, participants got to see the new Lion's Arch for the first time, answering several questions about i...

April 30th 2012 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Excited about next weekend's Guild Wars 2 beta event? We're right there with you, which is why we uttered a sigh of relief to hear some concrete details about the hows and whys of the nitty-gritty details from ArenaNet's mouth. The event will take place from Friday, April 27th, at 3:00 p.m. EDT...

April 19th 2012 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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If you've ever tried to draw a map of the Earth from memory, you know that it's a difficult task, and yet I suspect that most of us could easily sketch out a map of the landmasses and cities of our favorite MMOs. While most MMOs scale significantly smaller than our real-world capitals, they're no...

October 31st 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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What a week this has been for Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 fans! ArenaNet has been doling out interviews right and left, we're expecting another class reveal soon, and the icing on the cake was a gorgeous flythrough video of Lion's Arch in Guild Wars 2. There were some great blog entries from Mat...

May 16th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Yesterday's flyover of Lion's Arch was a big hit with those anticipating Guild Wars 2, made even better with a follow-up blog post from content designer Matthew Medina. Matthew jumped in to expand on what we saw in the video by giving an extensive look at the design process. It's an interesting...

May 12th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Lion's Arch is a familiar name to Guild Wars fans and a place that they've been anxious to see in Guild Wars 2. It's been common knowledge for a long time that while Lion's Arch survived and is a bustling city in the Tyria of Guild Wars 2, time has taken a heavy toll. The awakening of the dragon...

May 11th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Steve sends in this festive Guild Wars Wintersday shot taken in Lion's Arch. What this holiday tree lacks in foliege, it certainly makes up for with the beautifully wrapped gifts below. (Could anyone in-game check if there's a package addressed to us? We're just sure that NCsoft must care enough to...

December 26th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments