IncGamers: It’s hard to find a place to begin when you’re dealing with something of Guild Wars 2‘s scale. It’s an MMO with huge emphasis on both PvE and PvP, it has no monthly fee, and it does some clever things with standard MMO mechanics. I don’t believe that it’s the Great Saviour of MMOs – it’s more an exquisitely designed example that innovates on the genre’s trops – but maybe that’s just me. Decide for yourself over the course of this review.
So here’s the short version: Guild Wars 2 is a game about playing with other people, and this fundamental idea is emblazoned upon almost every single mechanic I’ve encountered. This is not how things usually work in MMOs.