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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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G4 TV: X-Play Windows Sep 06, 2012 5 out of 5 100
Quarter to Three Windows Sep 20, 2012 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Game Watcher Windows Sep 12, 2012 9.5 out of 10 95 Windows Oct 01, 2012 9.3 out of 10 93
Gamereactor International Windows Sep 03, 2012 9 out of 10 90
GamesRadar Windows Sep 11, 2012 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90 Windows Sep 23, 2012 9 out of 10 90
The Verge Windows Sep 06, 2012 8.5 out of 10 85
Gaming Age Windows Sep 21, 2012 B+ 83
Splitkick Windows Oct 10, 2012 8 out of 10 80


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Roger "Rall" Oldroar Tribute

Roger "Rall" Oldroar was excited for the release of this game but sadly passed away before the game's release. After receiving letters about him from his guildmates, the developers decided to pay tribute to him by the addition of a historian who talks about Tribune Rall Oldroar. The warrior was wise beyond his years and never lost in battle. "He retired to teaching at fahrars, and eventually passed into the Mists with a honored soldier's salute."


  • 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)

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