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Notes from Rata Novus, Part Two

RATA NOVUS LOG—ENTRY #09 They trampled Plant! Those monsters! I knew my days of solitude were numbered here, but I didn’t think they were this numbered. Word of Rata Novus’s discovery must have hit Rata Sum. Asura are pouring in like migrating dolyaks, although most dolyaks I know have better manners! How many times can a girl get bumped by someone setting up a...

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E3 Press Roundup

We spoke to press at this year’s E3 about the return of Living World and the upcoming Guild Wars 2 Pro League World Championship. Here’s a select group of stories for an in-depth look at all of the news we revealed about the first episode of Season 3, Out of the Shadows! English MassivelyOP MMORPG RPGFan MMOGames Eurogamer GameReactor GameSpew ESL MMO Central Gamer’s Temple German...

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Notes from Rata Novus, Part One

RATA NOVUS LOG—ENTRY #08 This is bliss! I have to admit, when the commander left with the others, I was a tiny bit nervous about staying here by myself, but what a dream this turned out to be! I haven’t slept in a week, and I don’t want to sleep for at least another two! Or three. Maybe four. (Note: Look into alternative to...

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Revisit Living World Season 2 with Our Official Partners!

With Guild Wars 2‘s Living World Season 3 fast approaching, it’s a great time to play through Season 2 and rediscover the story that led to the events of Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns™. We’re working with our official partners so you can watch them play through all the episodes on the official Guild Wars 2 Twitch channel, July 15 through July 22! If you’d like to play along, but don’t own...

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Guild Wars 2′s Living World Returns on July 26

We’re excited to announce that the first episode of Living World Season 3 is coming to Guild Wars 2 on July 26, along with content and quality-of-life updates for several other game modes! In the aftermath of Mordremoth’s death, what comes next? Come together with your friends to mourn the losses you’ve suffered in battle—and to investigate an emerging threat. Read on to find out what...

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Simple Black Lion Gathering Pack in the Gem Store!

I respect you rugged woodspeople who don’t need any fancy-schmancy flashing lights to cut down a tree or pick up a rock. You don’t want a skritt digging up your potatoes? No problem! Get your hands dirty with our new gathering tool pack, and then open up a Black Lion Chest or ten to celebrate a job well done. Simple Black Lion Gathering Pack...

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ArenaNet Streaming Schedule for the Week of July 11

We’ve partnered up with some our fans to showcase their creative and exciting Guild Wars 2-inspired content on the official Guild Wars 2 Twitch channel. Check out next week’s schedule below! Streams for the Week of July 11 Wednesday, July 13 GuildNews Podcast (by Sputti) (German) 10:00 AM Pacific Time (UTC-7) The week in review with the GuildNews crew. Thursday, July 14 The Guild Wars 2 Art Show (by Kamirose)...

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It’s Quaggan Week at the Black Lion Trading Company!

Plenty of Lion’s Arch’s quaggan population came from colder climates, so there are masses of them huddling in every fountain in the city to beat the heat. I wouldn’t mind, except I know from experience they’re not here to buy anything. If you’re a fan, you can grab all kinds of quaggan-themed goods this week at a discount and show your support for everyone’s...

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ArenaNet Streaming Schedule for the Week of July 4

We’ve partnered up with some our fans to showcase their creative and exciting Guild Wars 2-inspired content on the official Guild Wars 2 Twitch channel. Check out next week’s schedule below! Streams for the Week of July 4 Wednesday, July 6 GuildNews Podcast (by Sputti) (German) 10:00 AM Pacific Time (UTC-7) The week in review with the GuildNews crew. Thursday, July 7 The Guild Wars 2 Art Show...

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Community Showcase 14: Creative Contributions from Guild Wars 2 Players

Welcome to the community showcase, where we celebrate our favorite projects, activities, and other fan works created by Guild Wars 2 players. Read on to check out some of the amazing fan works on display in the Community Showcase Live livestream, and tune in monthly on the official Guild Wars 2 Twitch channel for even more! This Taimi plushie, skillfully created by priest of dwayna, is just as...