Episode 58: Guild Wars 2

The Athletes bring in Adrienne, former guest (episode 9) and Guild Wars aficionado, to discuss the newly released MMORPG Guild Wars 2 with Dan and Will.  How did ArenaNet's new game stack up to other MMORPG's?  Is it better than The Old Republic?  Star Wars Galaxies?  All answered during the episode.  Here's the notes:

00:01:22- Nibble Bits

-Corey- OnLive founder has left the company, French gamer reaches level cap in Guild Wars 2 before official release, Remedy says that new consoles are a quantum leap forward, Pyshconauts are out of the Playstation Network, Borderland 16-bit remake.

00:06:15

-Will- Gaming accessory PDP leaked Wii U release date, Battlefield 3 DLC Armored Kill gets a release date, Square Enix ports their game “The World Ends with You” to the IOS.

00:06:51

-Dan- Skyrim DLC Hearthfire gets announced and a release date, Gamestop offers exclusive Borderlands 2 content, Activision reveals their Black Ops 2 pre-order bonuses.

00:08:57

-Eric- Microsoft is going to publish its first Free-to-play game, Prey 2 hasn’t been cancelled

00:10:30 Weeks

-Corey- Corey talks about the shooting in the Empire State building, And his experience listening to the Joe Rogan podcast

00:17:10

-Will- Max’s first night staying over at Murtha house,

00:18:13

-Eric- Nothing too exciting

00:18:30

-Dan- Guild Wars 2

00:18:45

-Adrienne- She talks about her upcoming trip to Finland

00:23:18- Main Segment

-Guild Wars 2

01:08:12- End of Main Segment

01:11:24-Feedback

0:1:34:04-Zinga

-Eric- Trails Evolution makes your brain crave competition

01:38:03

-Corey- Sony wants to turn commercials into video games

01:44:18

-Will- Madden has wrong picture of Player…again.

01:47:45

-Dan- Windows 8 isn’t bad for gaming

01:59:43- What We’ve Played

01:59:56

-Adrienne- Alan Wake, Deus Ex, Rage, Dead Space.

02:02:36

-Eric- Demo for Pro Evolution Soccer, NHL 13

02:09:49

-Will- Got into Planetside 2 beta, NCAA Football 13.

02:10:22

-Dan- Star Wars the Old Republic PvP.

02:12:38

-Corey- Puzzle Craft

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Guild Wars 2 review