We’ve grown tired of WOW and we were looking for something new to play online (or myself at least, I’ll get the rest of the team there someday) and I stumbled onto a Guild Wars 2 article. The first thing I do when I encounter a new game is have a look at the cinematic trailer and screenshots of the gameplay. I eventually found them on Youtube and realised they had a bunch of cinematic trailers for each race and the story arc itself, but with a different flare than the normal cinematic trailer.

Guild Wars 2 Cinematic trailers - A different twist

I’ve read a lot of comments citing that the cinematics were the work of lazy designers, but I actually applaud the idea of the companies (ArenaNet and NCSOFT) trying something new. The Guild Wars 2 Cinematic trailers meld well with the overall game design and we really enjoyed the creative flair evident in all of them. If you enjoy game art then have a browse at their other designs (like the one above or this map). We enjoyed the cinematics so much that we’re going to share all of the races ( asuracharrhumannorn and sylvari) trailers.

 

Guild Wars 2: Human Race Intro Cinematic Trailer

 

Guild Wars 2 Asura Race Intro Cinematic

 

Guild Wars 2 Charr race intro cinematic trailer

 

Guild Wars 2 Norn race intro cinematic trailer

 

Guild Wars 2 Sylvari Race Intro Cinematic

Which cinematic trailer did you enjoy the most?

Want to know more about Guild Wars 2? Then watch this video.

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Ruan Smit started Pixelsmithstudios with the vision of creating a new design orientated environment of sharing, learning and expertise development amongst local Animators,Illustrators and VFX artists.