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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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Gamer.nl Sep 24, 2012 10 out of 10 100
Game industry News (GiN) Oct 08, 2012 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
ComputerGames.ro Nov 14, 2012 95 out of 100 95
Ten Ton Hammer Aug 28, 2012 94 out of 100 94
Cheat Code Central Aug 28, 2012 4.7 out of 5 94
Gameplanet Sep 21, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Canadian Online Gamers Network Sep 19, 2012 90 out of 100 90
3D Juegos Sep 06, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.pt Sep 16, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Impulse Gamer Sep, 2012 9 out of 10 90

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Awards

  • 4Players
    • 2012 – Best PC Game of the Year
    • 2012 – Best Role-Playing Game of the Year
  • 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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