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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

Atomic Gamer Sep 07, 2012 10 out of 10 100
Digital Chumps Oct 10, 2012 9.8 out of 10 98
Meristation Sep 07, 2012 9.2 out of 10 92
Games Radar Sep 11, 2012 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Spazio Games Sep 23, 2012 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.pt Sep 16, 2012 9 out of 10 90
MMGN Sep 13, 2012 9 out of 10 90
JeuxActu Aug 28, 2012 18 out of 20 90
informaticien.be Oct 25, 2012 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Thunderbolt Games Nov 07, 2012 7 out of 10 70

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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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