Server numbers have always been an issue in MMOGs. The dreaded tightrope that developers walk to ensure no one is left abandoned on a low population server or can’t gain access to those marked “Full” to be with their friends, is a difficult one. What has been interesting to watch during the launch of Guild Wars 2 is how server numbers have varied and what impact this has had on the player experience, including my own.
If you've missed it, ArenaNet's Support Team popped up on Reddit last night to provide an update on the current status of ongoing issues such as account security and overflow worlds with many already having been tackled head on (including the server downtime).
Plains of Ashford, the starting zone for new charr characters in Guild Wars 2, has a total of six skill challenge locations for the players to earn extra skill points. If the player successfully completes the skill challenge, they will be rewarded with an additional skill point. The skill challenges found in Plains of Ashford range from simple communion with a place of power to more difficult group combat. Make sure that you're the approximate level for the NPC(s) of the skill challenge if you're required to fight them.
Guild Wars 2 has numerous tasks associated with exploring the world of Tyria, such as interacting with vistas that can be found in every zone. These jumping puzzles culminate in cinematic mini-movies showing a breathtaking look at the environs associated with that vista point. In this guide we provide info and tips on how to reach the vistas found in the norn capital city, Hoelbrak.
Guild Wars 2 is very different from traditional fantasy MMOs like World of Warcraft. Sure, there are magic users throwing fireballs everywhere, but the mechanics for throwing fireballs is a bit different. To ease the transition, we've put together ten top tips that'll help a WoW player make the transfer from Azeroth to Tyria as smooth as butter.
The land of Tyria is full of wondrous sights and creatures, but there a few times that a player will stumble across something offbeat. Whether it's something that makes the player smile or be forced to fight for his character's life, those offbeat moments make a lasting impression. GuildWars2Hub.com takes a five offbeat destinations found in Tyria.
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Guild Wars 2 has finally launched, with Dolyak after Dolyak killed on the battlefield since the servers opened on Saturday. As a result, our Dolyak Delivery is a little late this week due to the poor beasts being wiped off the map. It has however arrived but as theres only one piece of news we all care about I'm keen to hear about your Guild Wars 2 experiences.