Posted Tue, Jul 19, 2011 by Stow
A surprisingly strong presence from NCSoft will be at the San Diego Comic-Con International. They've just announced a wide range of activities, including a fan-playable Guild Wars 2 build!
Of course, that's what everyone cares about. But here's the gist of the full press release.
NCsoft, the world’s premier publisher of MMO’s, is excited to announce their attendance and participation at this year’s Comic-Con International (July 20, 2011 – July 24, 2011) in San Diego, CA. Featuring the latest updates to their hugely popular games, City of Heroes and Guild Wars 2, NCsoft invites fans new and old to meet the artists and developers behind the scenes on the show floor at booth #5345.
As the successor to one of the most successful PC RPGS franchises of all time, the upcoming Guild Wars 2 is one of the most highly anticipated titles in its genre. Building off the stunning visuals, massive role playing environments, innovative combat mechanics, dynamic events and personal storytelling innovations that fans are already excited for, the ArenaNet team will be on hand to demonstrate the recently announced Engineer profession and Underwater Combat areas, along with the opportunity to for fans to begin their journey in the icy highlands of the Norn race starting zone.
Fans eager to see how Guild Wars 2 evolves the genre will be able dive into the deep as they experience the full, unique and complex fighting system that lies just beneath the watery surface of Tyria. Or choose to play as the versatile Engineer profession whose mastery of weapons and technology represents not only the evolution of weapons and combat, but of Tyria itself. Whether taking the plunge into underwater combat, or touring the Norn homeland, fans will experience firsthand how the ArenaNet team continues to evolve not only professions like the Engineer, but everything players have come to expect from their PC RPGs.
In addition, with over 2 million players to date, City of Heroes continues to be the world’s most popular super-powered MMO, where players live out their dreams as a their own unique hero, villain, mercenary or vigilante. Now, following the recent announcement of City of Heroes Freedom, Paragon Studios is giving comic book and pop culture fans at the show a chance to get an inside look at how the team is revolutionizing the franchise while also being able to experience the first playable build of the Incarnate Raids.
Talk about arriving with their guns loaded. Check out their Comic-Con activity list here!