Late last week, ArenaNet, makers of the MMO Guild Wars 2, suspended over 1,500 player accounts it suspected of cheating. According to one of the players caught in the sweep, the studio accomplished this using what some users and experts are calling spyware to monitor people’s computers for known cheat programs.
Two weeks before Christmas, a Georgia woman lost her home and nearly everything she owned in a fire. When she went back to survey the damage, one of the few things she recovered was a collector’s edition copy of Nightfall, an expansion for Guild Wars, her favorite video game. After she posted her find on Twitter, the…
Guild Wars 2's second expansion, Path of Fire, launches this Friday, taking players to the Crystal Desert and the Kingdom of Elona to track down a rogue god. Along the way, giant rabbits will be mounted. Who’s excited?
Guild Wars fan Enayla has outdone herself here. Not only has she gone and made a fantastic Asura costume, but she built the accompanying Golem as well. A Golem that’s nine-feet-tall.
I’ve been spending the early days of Guild Wars 2’s Heart of Thorns expansion pack trying to remember how to play Guild Wars 2. So far it’s not going well.
Since its release in August of 2012 playing the subscription-free PC MMORPG Guild Wars 2 has been a simple matter of purchasing the initial game. Starting today you don’t even have to do that.
Matthew Oswald is a cinematic director and motion designer, which is a nice change from the stuff we normally feature here on Fine Art. Instead of designing the worlds and characters in games, Oswald gets to move them around and shoot them real pretty-like.
Earlier this week ArenaNet announced preorders for Heart of Thorns, the first major expansion for Guild Wars 2. Then all hell broke loose over the upgrade’s $50 base price tag.
Under normal circumstances, “World versus World” is a game mode in Guild Wars 2 where players from different servers duke it out. The entire point is competitive conflict. But yesterday, that strife briefly disappeared.
A hacker terrorized Guild Wars 2 for weeks and weeks. When the game’s creators finally took action, they humiliated the crap out of the dirty cheater.
Whooooooosh! A hilarious old bug becomes the status quo for one day in Guild Wars 2, and fans are having a blast.
The news Guild Wars 2 players have been eagerly awaiting for ages is finally here. ArenaNet has announced Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns, and expansion pack that takes players deep into the heart of the Maguum Jungle armed with mastery abilities and a brand new profession — the Revenant.
Guild Wars 2 players have long enjoyed the ability to easily exchange gold for gems used to buy nifty cosmetic items in the game's Black Lion Trading Company store. Yesterday's game update changed all of that, and players are not happy. Update: ArenaNet has responded, and will be reinstating the ability to purchase…
Since its launch two years ago, Guild Wars 2 has been using the same interface for its Trading Post. It worked, but good God was it clunky as hell to use, especially when you were trying to buy lots of different stuff at once. Thankfully, an upcoming patch will give the Trading Post a much-needed makeover.
Carl, who sent us the tip about the trailer, called this "the most incredible Guild Wars 2 video [he's] ever seen." Well, I can see where he's coming from.
Now that's a random encounter with Winnie-the-Pooh. He traveled far from Ashdown Forest to Guild Wars 2's Heart of the Mist. Seems like he's buffed and ready for some PvP. Also, is that Tigger next to him in the second picture?
Using roughly 20,000 Guild Wars 2 screenshots, YouTuber Quecc made a stunning timelapse video of various zones from the game, including chaotic world boss fights that just look peaceful when watching them from a distance.
Earlier this week, a Chinese man was camping with friends in the Huairou region when he seems to have spotted a monster-like creature that somewhat resembled Gollum from Lord of the Rings. The man said he was "terrified." He snapped photos and uploaded them online. They spread like wildfire.