Guild Wars Nightfall


Game Description and Comments

Guild Wars Nightfall is a retail MMO that can be bought in stores and then played online without any monthly fees.  This is the third campaign in the Guild Wars universe along with Guild Wars Factions and the original Guild Wars aka Prophecies. Players do not need either of those games to play Nightfall, but their characters (with inventory and levels intact) from them can play Nightfall by simply going to Elona on the world map. This great feature of the multiple campaigns allows Guild Wars to gain new players while enabling current players the chance to continually evolve. Beyond the interesting dynamics of the Guild Wars campaigns, Nightfall also boasts 2 new professions (the spear throwing Paragon and the scythe-swinging Dervish), henchmen known as Heroes that can be customized with equipment and skills, and Hero vs. Hero Battles where you and another player battle it out with a custom team of Heroes. Players will also have a slower time reaching the level cap of  20 than they did with Guild Wars Factions. 

Key Features

  • Second Guild Wars expansion or third campaign in the Guild Wars series.
  • While Factions had an Asian theme, Nightfall has more of an African theme.
  • Can be played without Guild Wars Factions or the Guild Wars Prophecies.
  • Two new professions: Paragons and Dervishes.
  • The game level cap stays at 20.
  • Improved henchman system with customizable heroes that are unlocked during game play.
  • New one-on-one battles with a custom group of heroes.

Select Reviews (Edited for Presentation)

Author: gwraistlin
Rating: 10
Comment: GuildWars Nighfall brings together the best of Guild Wars in a a single installment. The new Egyptian/African/Mediterranean feel is by far the best and fresh compared to the played out simple medieval feel. The new hero system does not in anyway make the community corrupt! It improves on the henchmen by giving those who need to solo from time to time something better than henchmen. Besides, the community is still connected through major trade centers, Guilds, Alliances, and the best aspect of Guild Wars: PVP! Overall a great game that fully deserves a 10. WoW better watch out. With this installment, Guild Wars is not only better than WoW but with campaign #4 on the way, WoW wont be able to keep up.

Author: jeran929
Rating: 8
Comment: Hmmm, I really enjoyed this game in many ways. Not only did I like the graphics, but the constructive gameplay. The music is decent like the previous game and the world is still large as before. The character's armor and weapons have improved graphic-wise greatly. Thus basically another great Guild Wars expansion pack which would deserve a 9 maybe 10 apart from 1 criticism.  This one criticism is that the new hero gameplay hurts the community since you don't have to depend on human teammates anymore. Overall: Great game that loses a few marks on edgy new gameplay.

Review Guild Wars Nightfall

Pricing Model

Guild Wars Nightfall is free to play online after buying the game.

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