A unique skill that allows you to summon a Mistfire Wolf.
A onetime boost to your Glory, the currency used to purchase PvP related items.
Fluid movement and combat are consistently entertaining.
Rethinks genre tropes in ways that keep you exploring.
Exciting player versus player battlefields.
Flexible skill system lets you adjust your play style.
Beautiful visuals with a painterly flair.
Includes a Tome of Influence that gives your guild a onetime boost of influence, allowing them to progress faster.
Does a mediocre job of explaining important concepts.
Some lingering technical issues and other annoyances.
By TechSpot on October 04, 2012
The true heart and essence of Guild Wars 2 lies in its map. It took me three weeks of playing and a chat with my colleague Kirk to realize and articulate how much magic lies in that seemingly simple function. The map of Tyria isn't just utilitarian;...-
By Benchmark Reviews on November 20, 2012
With Guild Wars 2 Digital Deluxe Edition, ArenaNet has delivered a game that promises to deliver for some time to come. The added value that the Digital Deluxe Edition brings is mostly worth the extra cost, particularly if you're in a smaller guild....-
By NZGamer on November 02, 2012
Welcome to the final installment (part five) of NZGamer.com’s ongoing Guild Wars 2 review, in which we discuss the latest Halloween content release, and attempt to sum up our feelings on the game as a whole.Well, we finally did it, Gialp and I....-
By Realm of Gaming on October 05, 2012
PCRespect. At the core of Guild Wars 2 is this simple concept. Respect for the player's intelligence, respect for the player's time, respect for the player's investment, and respect, even reverence, for the genre. Guild Wars 2 is an MMO, but...85
By theregister.co.uk on October 02, 2012
Guild Wars 2 does have its flaws - what, no trading? - but Arenanet is working on them as I write. By rewarding skill and social interaction, Guild Wars 2 amplifies the genre strengths and I worry it will make The Mists of Pandaria seem like a pale...-
By Sydney Morning Herald on September 26, 2012
DateSeptember 26, 2012 Read later The recent release of shows players that MMOs still have life in them. What does it take to succeed as a massively multiplayer game these days? There are just so many now that it's become somewhat unfeasible...80
By 1UP on September 25, 2012
Guild Wars 2's biggest strength is that, for the most part, it knows when to stay the hell out of your way. From its Skyrim-style fast travel system to the way the game handles player death, ArenaNet's MMO follow-up to the original Guild Wars...88
By GamePlanet on September 21, 2012
There are now a crowd of companies competing for share in the lucrative MMO space. Most have tried and failed, but a new challenger has arisen, and after exploring it extensively for a month, we've reached a verdict as to whether Guild Wars 2 has...-
By Gaming Age on September 21, 2012
In the past 2 years we have seen many MMORPGs either go free to play to retain players or just fall flat and die off. In 2012 alone, Lego Universe, Earthrise, Black Prophecy and City of Heroes all closed down. Star Trek Online, EverQuest, Aion and...77
By VideoGamer on September 14, 2012
Guild Wars 2 ReviewI didn't realise it at first but, like most MMOs, there’s a neat little feature in Guild Wars 2 that tells you exactly how long you’ve been playing for. So, after finding out, I innocently typed /age into the command...80