Guild Wars 2 is currently in that state of love it or hate it. Some people think this game will shape the future landscape of MMOs while others swear it is all hype and Guild Wars 2 is really more of the same. I personally subscribe to the love it crowd but not because of all the nice things the developers promise but because of what I see.
Today I was watching a video of a panel of developer and designers who were talking about the future of MMOs. At the start of the panel each person was asked to describe what makes their game stand out. Jon Peters who was appearing for Arenanet said that the defining factor of guild wars 2 is “GW2 is an MMO that encourages players to play with each other not along side each other”
some one in the comments replied to that by saying “GW2: We encourage