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Guild Wars 2 introductory video shows the ropes for new and returning players

Guild Wars 2 Red Team
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Plenty of ambitious adventurers (opens in new tab) piled onto Guild Wars 2's awaiting servers when it launched in late August, taking the fight to Tyria's tyrants with sword, board, staff, pistol, cutlass, and...well, you get the idea. As is typical for most big-budget MMO releases, a fair share of on-the-fence gamers lingered with concerns over whether ArenaNet's social-minded design was really gonna do it for them. Now, the developer's latest expository trailer hopes to sway some fresh faces with a rundown of Guild Wars 2's fundamentals. Check it out inside, but make sure to read our review (opens in new tab) as well if you're still pondering whether or not to make your move.

Omri Petitte is a former PC Gamer associate editor and long-time freelance writer covering news and reviews. If you spot his name, it probably means you're reading about some kind of first-person shooter. Why yes, he would like to talk to you about Battlefield. Do you have a few days?