ArenaNet have revealed via their blog that the first public hands-on demo of Guild Wars 2 will be available at this years gamescom in August (19th-22nd). Also attending will be studio head Mike O'Brien and German community manager Martin Kerstein to answer any of your questions.

For those of you in the US who cant travel to Europe the first hands-on demo will be at PAX Prime in September (3rd-5th).

More details of the content of the demo will follow.