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  • Get Ready, Guild Wars 2 is Coming This August

    Get Ready, Guild Wars 2 is Coming This August

    After half a decade in development, NCsoft and ArenaNet are almost ready to launch Guild Wars 2. The sequel to the successful, subscription-free MMORPG series that began back in 2005 will be out in Europe and North America on August 28th. Pre-purchase your copy today […]

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  • Guild Wars Novel Goes on Sale July 27th

    Guild Wars Novel Goes on Sale July 27th

    Ghosts of Ascalon, the first installment in NCsoft and ArenaNet’s Guild Wars novel series, is set to go on sale across North America and Europe on July 27th. Written by veteran fantasy authors Matt Forbeck and Jeff Grubb (Grubb is also one of the lead […]

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  • ArenaNet Teases Guild Wars 2 Art Book

    ArenaNet Teases Guild Wars 2 Art Book

    Did you watch the Guild Wars 2 trailer? It was absolutely beautiful, wasn’t it? Well, if you were as floored by the art as I was you’ll want to check this out. A new Art page has been added to the game’s official website, and […]

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  • Guild Wars 2 Trailer is Beautiful, Oh So Beautiful

    Guild Wars 2 Trailer is Beautiful, Oh So Beautiful

    Spectacular. Jaw-dropping. Gorgeous. Epic. Stunning. Awe-inspiring. I could go on and on here, but there really aren’t enough adjectives to describe just how amazing (whoops, there’s one more!) ArenaNet’s new trailer for Guild Wars 2 is. Trust me, just watch it! And watch it in […]

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  • NCsoft Launches Pre-paid Game Card Initiative

    NCsoft Launches Pre-paid Game Card Initiative

    If you’ve been eager to try out City of Heroes, Richard Garriott’s Tabula Rasa and/or Exteel but due to the lack of a credit card have been unable to do so, now there’s another option. NCsoft today announced an initiative to launch pre-paid montly game […]

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  • ArenaNet Dev Diary: Imagining Guild Wars 2

    ArenaNet Dev Diary: Imagining Guild Wars 2

    ArenaNet’s James Phinney, lead game designer for Guild Wars 2, recently posted an excellent dev diary over at PlayNC.com’s Dev Corner entitled “Imagining Guild Wars 2.” In the diary, Phinney goes into great detail about what the team hopes to accomplish with Guild Wars 2, […]

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  • Tabula Rasa Dev Diary: Torcastra Prison

    Tabula Rasa Dev Diary: Torcastra Prison

    One more dev diary here for you regarding Tabula Rasa. This installment, Mission Designer Rebekah Tran provides a description of the dangerous Torcastra Prison instance. Along with the diary, we also have the actual briefing cinematic that sets the stage for the Torcastra Prison mission. […]

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  • Tabula Rasa Dev Diary: Control Points

    Tabula Rasa Dev Diary: Control Points

    In this latest dev diary for Richard Garriott’s Tabula Rasa, producer Starr Long shares some insight behind the game’s Control Points system. Read the diary in full below, complemented by a gallery of 12 new screenshots. Control Points in Richard Garriott’s Tabula Rasa By Starr […]

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  • Trick or Treat: Tabula Rasa Halloween Event Coming Up

    Trick or Treat: Tabula Rasa Halloween Event Coming Up

    As part of the three-day pre-order headstart for Tabula Rasa, the dev team will be hosting a special in-game Halloween event come October 31st. During the event, players will have the chance to participate in goodie-spreading missions and earn exclusive Halloween masks, of which there […]

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  • Tabula Rasa Closed Beta Video Walkthroughs

    Tabula Rasa Closed Beta Video Walkthroughs

    Lord British himself (actually he’s now General British) Richard Garriott provides an in-depth look at his MMO title Tabula Rasa in this new trio of video walkthroughs from the closed beta. There’s over 30 minutes of narrated footage to take in introducing the story and […]

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