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Guild Wars 2 (Windows)

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Description

Guild Wars 2 is an MMORPG and the sequel to the original Guild Wars game. It is set 250 years after the event of the last expansion from the original series, Eye of the North.

During these 250 years, massive creatures called elder dragons awakened and 5 races that were fighting each other are now fighting together against a greater threat, an elder dragon named Zhaitan that is spreading terror and corruption in all Tyria.

The player can choose from 5 playable races and 8 professions when creating a character, as well as some background story for his or her character. Each race have each own personal story related to the background questions answered upon game creation, while chosen profession have no effect on storyline. Each from 8 professions features a special mechanic related to it, along with different skills and weapon choices.

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The Press Says

Cheat Code Central Aug 28, 2012 4.7 out of 5 94
Meristation Sep 07, 2012 9.2 out of 10 92
GameStar (Germany) Sep 07, 2012 91 out of 100 91
JeuxActu Aug 28, 2012 18 out of 20 90
Impulse Gamer Sep, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Gamereactor International Sep 03, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.dk Sep 04, 2012 9 out of 10 90
The Verge Sep 06, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
Mana Pool Oct 19, 2012 8.2 out of 10 82
informaticien.be Oct 25, 2012 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2012 – One of the Top 10 Games of the Year
  • GameStar (Germany) / GamePro (Germany)
    • 2012 - Best Online Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
    • 2012 - #2 Best PC Game of the Year (Readers' Vote)
    • 2013 – #3 Community Favourite of the Year (Readers' Vote)
  • PC Games (Germany)
    • Issue 01/2013 – Game of the Year 2012 (Readers' Vote)
    • Issue 01/2013 – Online Role-Playing Game of the Year 2012 (Readers' Vote)

Faalagorn (17) added Guild Wars 2 (Windows) on Dec 15, 2012
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