The Community Spotlight features some of the best unedited articles that didn't quite make the front page. This week, we go hands-on with Guild Wars 2, continue our quest in Shadow of the Colossus, make a wish list for Elder Scrolls Online, and more. Warm up your Thu'um and read on.
Hands-on with the Guild Wars 2 beta
By Nathan Jedziniak
ArenaNet's latest massively multiplayer online game is approaching, and Nathan gives his thoughts after participating in the title's recent beta session. Looks like World of Warcraft veterans might find some interesting new features here.
What I want out of The Elder Scrolls Online
By Mark Purcell
This week's announcement that the worlds of Skyrim, Morrowind, and more would be heading online was met with mixed enthusiasm. Mark shares his ideas on how the long-running open-world epic could translate to the MMO sphere.
In the shadow of giants, part 4
By Jackson W. Ryan
We've featured sections of Jackson's narrative account of Shadow of the Colossus before; here's his latest installment. He really captures the sense of awe and power the game's behemoths evoke. Check it out.
Texts from last level: A real-life look at your favorite characters' private lives
By Justin Brenis
Ever wonder what Kratos, Alyx Vance, and other video game icons would text each other if they had iPhones? Wonder no more — Justin's got you covered. Funny stuff, dude.
My first interview
By Luc St. Leger
Luc hit up this year's WonderCon in Anaheim and scored an interview with Capcom representative Jason Chuang. Click through and see what you think.
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