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There's a new Guild Wars 2 dev blog loose on the interwebs, and ArenaNet's Peter Fries has lots to say about the upcoming sequel's environment art. Fries paints a pretty picture of the game's locations, both literally and in the mind's eye of folks excited about ANet's decision to make Tyria more...

April 27th 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Don't call them Bat-Men, Skaven or Reepicheep; you'll address them as "Skritt" and do it with respect if you know what's good for you. In a new ArenaNet blog post, Ree Soesbee reveals the latest Guild Wars 2 monster to plague the land: the "horribly, wickedly tricksy" Skritt. Skritt are a humano...

April 5th 2011 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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The world of Tyria has long been possessed of deep and engaging lore, and the official ArenaNet blog has just updated with a bit more of the backstory that fans will be soaking up with the eventual release of Guild Wars 2. ANet's Ree Soesbee has penned a Norn-centric piece that offers a revealing...

February 25th 2011 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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The Guild Wars lore constitutes stories -- nay, legends -- of remarkable heroism. The depth of this lore has entranced many a player of the game. ArenaNet created a world that enveloped the player in a setting that seemed greater than he. Guild Wars 2 will be no exception. Instantly, the player is...

December 24th 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been holding back from purchasing Guild Wars' first (and probably only) expansion pack, then you might want to reconsider. Guild Wars: Eye of the North not only is available on Steam for the first time, but is being offered for 33% off one week only, bringing the price down to $13.39 unti...

October 9th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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In this week's Know Your Lore feature, we've decided to start our exploration of other games, besides just Lord of the Rings Online. This isn't to say we won't return to LotRO soon, but we'd just like to mix it up a bit and showcase the lore of other MMOs with deep stories as well. So this week we'...

February 10th 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Have a bit of spare time early in this brand-new year? You might consider a vacation to the exotic locales of Guild Wars. The Gamer 2.0 site is featuring a humorous travelogue of parts of Cantha, Elona, and Tyria, with commentary on the suitability of various zones as travel destinations.For more si...

January 1st 2008 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Resident Guild Wars photographer Paul offers this shot of the Wizard's Tower as seen from Kessex Peak in Tyria. However, while it presents an interesting view from afar, there's currently no way to get inside. (If only they had flying mounts like in World of Warcraft!)Do you have any images of unus...

December 28th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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, Paul, who has sent us a number of shots from Guild Wars, offers for your consideration this shot of a ship, seen frozen into the ice, in Nightfall. He explains that this ship can be found in the southern Shiverpeaks of Tyri -- and that it looks a great deal like the ships from Factions. Interesti...

December 15th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The cola wars took an interesting turn today, and Chinese online gaming host The9 showed they have flexible loyalties when it comes to carbonated beverages. The Shanghai-based developer successfully partnered with Coca-Cola (and pop group S.H.E.) in 2005 to promote the launch of World of Warcraft, a...

November 27th 2006 at 5:10pm 0 Comments