• Publisher: NCSOFT
  • Release Date: Apr 26, 2005
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Generally favorable reviews - based on 53 Critic Reviews

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 481 Ratings

Summary: Guild Wars takes the best elements of today's massively multiplayer online games and combines them with a new mission-based design that eliminates the tedium of those games. You can meet new friends in towns or outposts, form a party, and then go tackle a quest together. Your party always has its own unique copy of the quest map, so camping, kill-stealing, and long lines to complete quests are all things of the past. Within a quest you have unprecedented freedom and power to manipulate the world around you: your magic can build bridges and open up new pathways, or it can burn down forests and tear the ground asunder. You don't have to spend countless hours on a leveling treadmill to get to the interesting parts of the game, because combat is designed to be strategically interesting and challenging right from the beginning. You don't have to spend hours running around the world to prepare for a quest, because Guild Wars allows you to instantly travel to the beginning of any quest that you've previously unlocked. You'll never spend days playing only to discover that choices you made early on have left you with a permanently uncompetitive character, because the unique skill system in Guild Wars allows infinite experimentation but doesn't allow bad decisions to ruin a character. And you'll never meet new players only to discover that you can't play with them or compete against them because their characters are on a different server than yours; in Guild Wars, all characters live in one seamless world. [NCsoft]
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Rating: T
Official Site: http://www.guildwars.com/
Developer: ArenaNet
Genre(s): Role-Playing, General, General, Massively Multiplayer
Number of Players:64+ Players
ESRB Descriptors:Suggestive Themes Use of Alcohol Violence
Online Modes:Competitive Cooperative Team Oriented
Cast Credit
Mike O'Brien Programmer
Jeff Strain Programmer
Patrick Wyatt Programmer
Jeremy Soule Music
Josh Foreman Environment Artist
Peter Fries Environment Artist
James Boer Programmer
Heron Prior Artist
Tonya Lyle Artist
Barry Sundt Artist
Daniel Dociu Artist
Scott Albaugh Artist
Aaron Coberly Artist
Susan Jessup Artist
Jason Wiggin Artist
Tami Foote Environment Artist
Dawn Hershey Casting
Bradley Pack Community Coordinator
Brett Vickers Programmer
Jim Scott Programmer
Lewis Mohr Programmer
Jesse Bernoudy Programmer
Stephen Clarke-Willson Programmer
John Corpening Programmer
Joe Mullenix Programmer
Eric Rane Programmer
Braeden Shosa Programmer
John Zipperer Programmer
Shana Cooke Programmer
Kevin Ehmry Programmer
Chae Seong Lim Programmer
Austin Spafford Programmer
Denis Suhanov Programmer
Mark Young Programmer
Matthew Barrett Artist
Rebecca Coffman Artist
Horia Dociu Artist
Brant Fitzgerald Artist
Levi Hopkins Artist
Kekaipo'inalu Kotaki Artist
Matthew Medina Artist
Bobby Pontillas Artist
Scott Robinson Artist
Jason Stokes Artist
Xia Taptarakunekane Artist
Chrisitan Venturini Artist
Kevin Dalziel Artist
David Dunniway Artist
Katharine Hargrove Artist
Trevor Howell Artist
Wei-Che (Jason) Juan Artist
Kristen Perry Artist
Delly Sartika Artist
Chris Turnham Artist
Billy Wardlaw Artist
Doug Williams Artist
Stacie Magelssen Writer
Cory Herndon Writer
Caitlin Kittredge Writer
Jess Lebow Writer
Bobby Stein Writer
Dave Beetleston Environment Artist
Win Arayaphong Environment Artist
Jesse Christensen Environment Artist
Ely Cannon Environment Artist
Justin Fawcett Environment Artist
Jens Hauch Environment Artist
James McMilan Environment Artist
Robin Atkin Downes Voice Actor - Prince Rurik
Richard Anderson Artist
Jason Jones Environment Artist
April Stewart (Voice) Narrator
Steven Jay Blum (Voice) Justiciar Hablion
Brian Campbell Writer
April Stewart (Voice) Narrator
Robin Atkin Downes Voice Actor - Prince Rurik
Steven Jay Blum (Voice) Justiciar Hablion
Richard Anderson Artist
Brian Campbell Writer
Jason Jones Environment Artist
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