Wintersday 2015

Wintersday 2015

Dec 16, 2015

It’s that time of year again, it’s snowing (outside of Hoelbrak), everyone is merry and Tixx and Toxx have returned to give presents to all the good little boys and girls. It’s Wintersday! All of the beloved mini-games and prizes are back, along with some new additions. Returning, is the Infinirarium, where you can help Toymaster Tixx get his...

Mordrem Invasion

Mordrem Invasion

Sep 6, 2015

Mordremoth is unleashing its minions upon different regions in Tyria, specifically the Brisban Wildlands, Kessex Hills and Dessa Plateau. Fight back their assault and claim rewards from your fallen enemies, which can be turned into Priory researchers for rewards. The event will run from the 10th to the...

3rd WvW Stress Test Coming Up

3rd WvW Stress Test Coming Up

Sep 4, 2015

Those signed up for the Guild Wars newsletter has a change at getting into the upcoming stress test for the new desert borderlands maps. It will be taking place between Sep 8-10. So, be sure to check your emails for any invitations to the...

World Tournament Series: Cologne – Congrats to the Abjured!

World Tournament Series: Cologne – Congrats to the Abjured!

Aug 10, 2015

Over the weekend at Gamescom the World Tournament Series featuring Orange Logo (EU), The Civilized Gentlemen (EU), the Abjured (NA), and GLHF (China) took place. It was an intense tournament featuring some amazing back-and-forth between the teams involved. The last World Tournament in Boston ended with Orange Logo as the victors. This time around though the...

HoT Beta Weekend: August 7 – 10

HoT Beta Weekend: August 7 – 10

Jul 31, 2015

The first ‘true’ beta weekend event is coming next week for those who have pre-purchased Heart of Thorns. Starting at noon on August 7 Pacific Time and running until noon on August 10 Pacifict Time, pre-purchasers will be able to test out the following: Revenants, including the Shiro Tagachi legend and all five core specializations Chronomancer...

July 10-13 – Revenant and Stronghold Test Weekend

July 10-13 – Revenant and Stronghold Test Weekend

Jul 7, 2015

If you pre-purchased Heart of Thorns, get ready to flex your beta-privileges! This weekend you will be getting the ability to create and play a revenant in the existing GW2 world. If you want to test it in PvE, PvP, or WvW is totally up to you. From the announcement, For this test, we’re looking for your thoughts on balance and how fun it is to play as our new...

Heart of Thorns Giveaway (Entries Closed)

Heart of Thorns Giveaway (Entries Closed)

Jul 7, 2015

Guild Wars Players is giving away a Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Standard Edition code thanks to supporters on Patreon. Entries will close on July 21st. How to Enter To enter the giveaway please leave a comment below. Duplicate comments from the same user will be only counted once. Each comment will be assigned a number in order. The winner will be selected...

World v World Stress Test – July 9

World v World Stress Test – July 9

Jul 5, 2015

Coming up this week by invitation will be the first Heart of Thorns Borderlands stress test for World versus World. If you are one of the lucky few selected, you’ll get to use a special client to participate in the test. The rest of us will be able to watch a Livestream of the event over at the official GW2 Twitch channel. The test will go from 2 –...

GW2 Guild Emblem Contest

GW2 Guild Emblem Contest

Jun 26, 2015

Running from today until August 1st, ArenaNet is accepting entries into their Guild Emblem Contest! 5 emblems will be chosen to be added into the game and the winners will also recieve some other great prizes. Below are all the details on the contest: How to Enter: Create an original, digital GW2 themed guild emblem using the guidelines and templates from the...

Heart of Thorns Ultimate Edition Giveaway (Entries Closed)

Heart of Thorns Ultimate Edition Giveaway (Entries Closed)

Jun 17, 2015

In celebration of the Heart of Thorns expansion going on sale, Guild Wars Players is giving away a Heart of Thorns Ultimate edition code. The Ultimate edition includes the Guild Wars 2 core game, 4,000 gems and several other items. Entries will close on July 1st. How to Enter To enter the giveaway please leave a comment below. Duplicate comments from the same...

Mel’s Heart of Thorn’s Beta Review

Mel’s Heart of Thorn’s Beta Review

Jun 3, 2015

As promised, after many technical errors, my video review of the HoT beta. This is my first ever video, so please forgive anything that’s not refined yet. Tell me what you think. 😀 Edit: Forgot to add an icon. Since I’m posting this at work, I do not have the video icon, so ANN logo it is. Edit 2: Don’t know why this pops up twice on the front...

Win Llama Minis in Community PvP Tournaments

Win Llama Minis in Community PvP Tournaments

Apr 21, 2015

Today ArenaNet announced that they will be introducing a new way for players to earn the coveted llama minis – as prizes in community-run PvP tournaments! This is starting today, so going forward, the below PvP tournaments on both EU and NA servers will have llamas as part of their prizes. The best part is that there is a range of PvP tournaments, some...

Guild Wars Anniversary Celebration

Guild Wars Anniversary Celebration

Apr 16, 2015

Another year has passed and we’re ready to celebrate the enduring legacy of Guild Wars. It’s time once again to throw open the Shing Jea Boardwalk, rev up the Rollerbeetles, and don our party hats for a week of festive fun lasting from 12:00 p.m. Pacific (UTC -7) on April 22 to 12:00 p.m. on April 29. This anniversary party is packed with a number of great...

MS Toga Party – Charity Event in GW & GW2, April 18

MS Toga Party – Charity Event in GW & GW2, April 18

Apr 16, 2015

On April 18 from 1pm to 5pm CDT, Gamers Giving Back is hosting a toga party in both Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 to raise awareness and funding for thus suffering from multiple sclerosis. There’s a whole host of stuff going on for people to get involved with listed below. If you’re looking for more information or details, check out the MS Toga Party...

Tips for the Stronghold 24 Hour Open Beta

Tips for the Stronghold 24 Hour Open Beta

Apr 14, 2015

The Stronghold open beta is now up! Head to the Heart of the Mists and queue up for some unranked matches to test out the new map and PvP mode. If you’re wanting to get a better idea of what’s in store before you jump in, ArenaNet has released a handy guide on Stronghold. Below is a brief overview: First team to kill the enemy lord wins the match...

Guild Wars 2 App Challenge Starts Now!

Guild Wars 2 App Challenge Starts Now!

Feb 25, 2015

Overwolf, a company that works on overlay software and has worked with Guild Wars 2 before, is hosting a new app challenge for app makers in Guild Wars 2! For those who don’t know, these are apps that act as overlays to the game. Below is a video highlighting some of the previous winners of Overwolf GW2 app challenges. A lot of them are PvP or WvW related...

Lunar New Year Comes to GW2

Lunar New Year Comes to GW2

Feb 10, 2015

While the Canthan New Year celebration is well underway in the original Guild Wars, today in Guild Wars 2 we finally got our own celebration too! You can read all the information in the patchnotes below: NEW FEATURES AND CONTENT Lunar New Year The Lunar New Year bonus event is now running! Play in the revamped Dragon Ball Arena, try to get your Lucky Great Ram...

Canthan New Year 2015

Canthan New Year 2015

Jan 31, 2015

Disappointed that you’re not going to Cantha in Heart of Thorns?  Well, now is a good time to visit the original Guild Wars for your Cantha fix as it’s new year’s time!  The wiki page for the event does a much better job going over the unique quests, minigames, and other event details than I could here, so give it a look.  Still, I’ll...

PAX South 2015 Hype Just got bigger

PAX South 2015 Hype  Just got bigger

Jan 22, 2015

We all know the HYPE that is surrounding the Pax Panel for Guild Wars 2. Well, Arena Net just threw some more logs onto that fire. For those of that can’t be there in person. Arena Net has all ready announced they will be streaming the panel on Twitch. But today they announced that Jennifer Hale (the voice of Queen Jennah) will be hosting the live stream....

Foostival – Coming to the UK March 21, 2015

Foostival – Coming to the UK March 21, 2015

Jan 19, 2015

The Foostival is a yearly gathering of quaggans… I mean, Guild Wars 2 fans in the EU. This is the third year of the festival and the first time it will be in the UK. Last year the Foostival took place in Paris, Hamburg, and Romania (simultaneously!) and was quite a success. Information is still incoming about the event but if you’re in the EU you...