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Microtransactions Outpacing Game Sales Sets a Worrying Precedent

You might have already heard the news yesterday: Ubisoft mentioned on their Investor’s Call that “Player Recurring Investments” (read: microtransactions) have outpaced the sale of full price and discounted digital copies of their games for the first time ever. In terms […]


Colin Johanson, Game Director of Guild Wars 2, Leaves ArenaNet

Mike O’Brien of ArenaNet just announced on Reddit that Colin Johanson is leaving the studio. Johanson is the game director of Guild Wars 2 and has been at ArenaNet since 2005.


Guild Wars 2 Goes Free To Play

ArenaNet’s 2012 MMORPG Guild Wars 2 has an expansion incoming and at their PAX Prime panel this weekend the developer announced that previously “pay once play forever” base game is free-to-play starting this weekend. For those looking for a gratis […]


Guild Wars 2 Launches August 28th

After spending over 5 years in development, ArenaNet announced today what fans have been waiting for: Guild Wars 2 will be on shelves August 28th, 2012. The MMORPG takes place 250 years after the original Guild Wars and integrates traditional […]


Second Guild Wars 2 Beta Weekend Announced

MMO players mark your calendar as June 8th marks the next public beta weekend for NCSoft’s Guild Wars 2. Thousandds of people who pre-ordered GW2 will be able to enjoy the game’s beta for 48hrs from Noon PST Friday afternoon […]