Guild Wars 2: PAX East 2015 Interview

ArenaNet is at PAX East this weekend showing off the Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns demo. For more information about the demo, check out The Scrying Pool for the demo impressions. You can also check out our interviews from PAX South and our recent studio visit.

With a couple interviews already, it only made sense that our own Ann Hosler would track down the ArenaNet developers at PAX East for another interview. Luckily, she had already leveled her tracking abilities and found Jon Peters, Game Design Lead for Heart of Thorns, and Kristen Bornemann, Guild Wars 2 Development Director.

Hands-on With Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae

We had the opportunity to go hands-on with Square Enix's Final Fantasy XV: Episode Duscae on the PlayStation 4 at PAX East yesterday, and it definitely left us wanting more. From stunning visuals to the amazement over an open world in a Final Fantasy title, XV is set to not disappoint.

Final Fantasy: Heavensward Gets Release Date

Final Fantasy XIV fans are rejoicing as the release date for the first FFXIV expansion, Heavensward, has finally been announced by game director Naoki Yoshida at PAX East.

Blizzard Reveals New Overwatch Heroes

PAX East 2015 is currently underway and the team at Blizzard Entertainment has taken it upon themselves to reveal two new heroes that will be making their way to the Overwatch starting lineup. Introducing the futuristic gunslinger, Jesse McCree, and the frontline soldier, Zarya.

Guild Wars 2: Sale & Heart of Thorns Beta Sign-up

ArenaNet is at PAX East this weekend showing off the first demo for Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns at booth #5116. If you are not at PAX East and are wanting to play Heart of Thorns, you may be in luck as ArenaNet has started sign-ups for the HoT beta! The PAX East weekend is also hosting the World Tournament Series Final on Saturday, starting at 10am Eastern. The Grand Finals round is estimated to start around 4pm Eastern.

The Scrying Pool: HoT Demo Impressions


Last week I had the chance to visit the ArenaNet studios to get an early look at the Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns demo that players will be able to play at PAX East this weekend and again at EGX Rezzed in London the following weekend. Alongside being able to play the demo, I had a chance to interview Jon Peters and John Corpening, which you can read right here on ZAM.

Sid Meier's Starships: First Look at Gameplay

This past weekend at PAX South, Firaxis held a panel discussing the link between Civilization: Beyond Earth and their upcoming game, Sid Meier's Starships. Creator Sid Meier had a live gameplay demo of Starships near the end of the panel, which you can watch below!

Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Interview

At PAX South this weekend, ArenaNet took control of the Main Theater to announce their first expansion for Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns (HoT). We got a chance to sit down with GW2 Game Director Colin Johanson as well as President and Co-Founder of ArenaNet Mike O’Brien to get more details about HoT. If you missed the announcement, you can find an overview of all the features the two revealed during the announcement here on ZAM.

Guild Wars 2: Heart of Thorns Announcement

Many people guessed that Heart of Thorns was going to be the first expansion for Guild Wars 2, but that didn’t steal the thunder from ArenaNet as Mike O’Brien took to the stage and showed off the announcement trailer for the game’s first expansion pack.

Guild Wars 2: PAX, Double XP and Huge Sale

Last week, we reported that ArenaNet is hosting a Guild Wars 2 panel in the Main Theater at PAX South this Saturday to talk about what they have planned next for the game. We already knew that the panelists would include ArenaNet President and Co-Founder Mike O'Brien alongside GW2 Game Director Colin Johanson, but today ArenaNet has announced that the panel will be hosted by Jennifer Hale, a star voice actress with a long list of work including Queen Jennah in Guild Wars 2.