The Edge Awards 2012: studio of the year

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ArenaNet

Headquarters Bellevue, Washington, US Founded 2000 Website www.arena.net/

Massively multiplayer online games are fabulously complicated to launch, requiring labyrinthine systems of networking trickery and rolling expanses of content. ArenaNet also aimed to reinvent the form, and did so with sweeping but deft improvements to familiar ideas, all covered by a distinctive visual style. ArenaNet made MMOGs fresh again. Our Guild Wars 2 review.