Ghosts of Ascalon: The First Guild Wars Novel

IncGamers just posted an interview with some of the key designers of Guild Wars 2 that offers some further insight into the races, lore, and gameplay. What will PvP be like in the new game? How long does an asura live? Why can’t all the charr legions just get along? Find answers to these questions and more。 Last week at the Game Developers Conference, our Senior Art Director Daniel Dociu…

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Get a Free Art Print

 whenever you buy  from the Penny Arcade store, you’ll receive a free limited edition Guild Wars art print. Choose from three awesome pieces of signed concept art from award-winning ArenaNet artists. Hurry over to the today!Experience the Races of Tyria, an incredible new video that looks at the five playable races of Guild Wars 2–asura, norn, humans, charr, and sylvari.  about each compelling race and watch the video。The good folks…

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Destiny called – they answered

We’re proud to announce Edge of Destiny, the second novel of the Guild Wars series. Taking place two hundred and fifty years after the events in Guild Wars: Prophecies, Edge of Destiny continues to chronicle the events of the original Guild Wars and weaves the legends of the past into the legends that will be made in the upcoming Guild Wars 2. Destiny called – they answered The Elder Dragons…

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Ghosts of Acaalon

We’re proud to announce Ghosts of Ascalon, the first original Guild Wars novel! Written by acclaimed fantasy authors Matt Forbeck and Jeff Grubb, Ghosts of Ascalon sets the stage for the release of the highly anticipated Guild Wars 2 MMO. A deadly new age. For hundreds of years mankind and the ferocious cat-like charr have been locked in a death struggle. When the charr invaded the human kingdom of Ascalon…

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Being able to think in them

We as a people have begun to come together. We rid our land of the scourge of the Afflicted, and it was a great work that was done. It was proof that your own hands could reach out and shape the destiny that you sought. Every battle won, every life lost, every accomplishment, every tear shed, every heartfelt cry of joy in victory inched us ever closer to a brighter…

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Loss and Hope

There are few things that remind me of my childhood as much as fireflies. I can still recall the feeling of the first gentle breeze of the evening, a merciful reprieve from the day’s heat. The sun would gradually slip away in a brilliant wash of colors, making way for the stars. And as the lights in the heavens began to shine, so, too, did the lights on earth. Fireflies,…

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Join the Cause

  Good people of Cantha, the time has come for you to take up arms. For too long now, our glorious lands have been tarnished, as they wither in the shadows of fear and helplessness. When Shiro the Betrayer returned, he brought with him the Affliction, and the plagued still walk these lands, spreading unabated. Great heroes rose up, and they sent the Betrayer back. But I ask you this:…

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Elementalist Of Skills

  Armor of Frost: reduced recharge to 20 seconds; added the following functionality: “You have +1 Water Magic.” Removed “Ends if you use Fire Magic.” Blinding Surge: added the following functionality: “This spell has 25% armor penetration. If this spell strikes an attacking foe, all adjacent foes are also struck and this spell deals 50% more damage.” Celestial Storm: improved description. Chain Lightning: now always causes 5 Exhaustion instead of…

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Discontinuing support for older versions of Windows 16 March 2012

  Since the launch of Guild Wars in 2005 we’ve stayed locked into our original minimum system requirements. Unfortunately, the game has reached a point where this is preventing us from deploying important features. After serious consideration, we’ve decided that Guild Wars will no longer be supported on Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, and Windows ME beginning June 14, 2012. In order to continue to play Guild Wars…

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Wintersday Cheer is Here!

Get ready, because within the next few weeks you’re going to see some major improvements to the Guild Wars website! We’re working on some big changes behind the scenes that will result in a sleek, shiny new GuildWars.com. This redesigned site will feature an updated appearance and an improved layout, but most importantly, it will help you stay up to date on everything that’s happening in the Guild Wars game…

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