The quest for nigh-endless adventure ends with the purchase of Guild Wars 2, a massively multiplayer online role playing game that, unlike many, requires no monthly fee. Hundreds of thousands of real people share the immense, visually impressive world of Tyria, where starting characters choose between five races, eight classes and multiple skills and professions. Rolling up a different character will reveal new quests, which encourages replays. Combat is fluid and entertaining and level-capped areas are challenging, requiring players to wisely use their skills instead of hoarded, powerful weapons. Online crowds make some of the large battles chaotic, but players are always free to pursue more personal journeys. With more free content regularly being released, those with a PC capable of running Guild Wars 2 won’t get bored for a long time.
(Price: $50 on Amazon; Score: 90; ESRB Rating: Teen; Developer: ArenaNet; Available on PC)
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