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Massively's video preview of Guild Wars 2's Sky Pirates of Tyria Patch [Updated]

It's a new week, and that must mean we're ready for new content in Guild Wars 2. ArenaNet continues to pump out content quicker than a long-tailed Charr in a room full of rocking chairs, and tomorrow players will experience the Sky Pirates of Tyria game update. The main feature of this patch is...

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Guild Wars 2 novel Sea of Sorrows releases on June 25

Tyrian lore fanatics have reasons to be excited as the third Guild Wars 2 novel is set to release on June 25th. Sea of Sorrows is written by none other than ArenaNet's Narrative Designer, Ree Soesbee, and takes place roughly 150 years before the events in the game. This time period lines up...

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ArenaNet's Grubb and Soesbee on Twitch this afternoon

Can't get enough Guild Wars 2? You'll probably want to tune in to ArenaNet's TwitchTV channel today at 2:00 p.m. EDT for a live chat with a couple of developer notables. Lore guru Jeff Grubb and designer Ree Soesbee are slated to talk "fantasy, RPGs, and storytelling," according to the official...

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ArenaNet talks emotional connections in Guild Wars 2

ArenaNet has put a lot of emphasis on the story of Guild Wars 2. But what good is a story unless it's compelling enough to pull players in emotionally? Ree Soesbee and Jeff Grubb, the heart of ArenaNet's Guild Wars 2 lore, talk about this challenge in a new blog post. Story involvement,...

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A look at Guild Wars 2's Sylvari cinematic

How do you introduce the Sylvari in Guild Wars 2? It might seem like a simple question, but this is a race that's completely new to Tyria. Every element of introduction is up to the opening cinematic. All of the other four races can call back to Guild Wars, but the Sylvari are a blank slate. As...

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Flameseeker Chronicles: What lies ahead

To say last week was exciting for Guild Wars 2 fans is a bit of an understatement. Mike O'Brien gave the community the news it's been dying to hear, Ree Soesbee told us all about the Jotun (no, seriously, I hate those guys and their stupid KDs), and... well, some other things happened too. ...

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ArenaNet unveils the Jotun race of Guild Wars 2

Guild Wars 1 players are familiar with the Jotun race, mostly as "the giant creatures that won't stop KDing me," but they're going to have a continuing and more involved presence in Guild Wars 2, according to the ArenaNet blog. Ree Soesbee took a close look at this race in the newest ArenaNet...

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Ree Soesbee talks about her career with ArenaNet and Guild Wars 2

Ree Soesbee has a long and productive career history even without her current duties on Guild Wars 2, but that's probably the part that MMO fans are most interested in. Guild Wars Insider recently conducted a lengthy interview with Soesbee, discussing her early career and her experiences working...

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Guild Wars 2 designers deliver more Asura goodies: Inquest and Golems

Other games have Dwarves or Gnomes for their token cutesy miniature race, but filling this role for Guild Wars 2 are the Asura. Last week, ArenaNet devoted a whole week to these spunky munchkins, expounding on everything from their history to architectural influences. Today, Designers Jon Peters,...

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Ree Soesbee wraps up Guild Wars 2's Asura Week

The final day of Asura Week has arrived for Guild Wars 2 fans, and Game Designer Ree Soesbee takes the wheel with a mixed approach. Her look at the race combines hard facts with a short story about an Asura Krewe working through a dangerous task in its own devious and complicated fashion. The...

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