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Major gaming studio, responsible for World of Warcraft and the Warcraft franchise, Diablo III and the Diablo franchise, Hearthstone, Heroes of the Storm, and Overwatch.

Sigma takes center stage in Overwatch’s new Maestro Challenge mini-event

Overwatch is feeling rather cultured, apparently, as the multiplayer shooter has taken to appreciating classical music and the character Sigma all at once...
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World of Warcraft: Shadowlands is trying to move away from ‘anything that feels like it might be a grind’

You've heard it from the World of Warcraft development team over and over: Anima for your covenants in Shadowlands will not be a...
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Perfect Ten: Classic alt challenges for MMOs

When you start up your first character in a new MMO, it's all fresh and novel. But if you're the sort of tedious weirdo...

Hearthstone’s Scholomance Academy is open for students new and old

Ah, Scholomance: It might just be the dungeon I've run the most times in all of MMOs. And now Blizzard is asking you to...

The Daily Grind: How grown-up do you like your MMO graphics?

I may be settling comfortably into middle age, but I'll freely admit that I'm very partial to bright colors and highly stylized designs for...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 279: New World in the new year

Justin and Bree discuss New World, WoW Shadowlands, Dual Universe, Legends of Aria, Elder Scrolls Online, and Torchlight III, with adventures in WoW, LOTRO, and Fallout 76, plus mailbag topics on lazy development and Mists of Pandaria.
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World of Warcraft: Shadows Rising is a solid book stuck in an uncomfortable midspace

My long-standing policy for the prequel novels for World of Warcraft expansions has been to not read them. We've gotten these things for...

Players in WoW Classic have defeated Onyxia without wearing anything at all

Who says you can't make your own fun in a themepark? That's just what one raid group did in WoW Classic, electing to...
Good plan, guy!

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will have no heirloom experience bonus and no swappable conduits

There have been a few more droplets of information heading into the beta for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. For one thing, you know...

Hearthstone previews card balance adjustments coming in July

Getting ahead of meta changes in Hearthstone is likely always welcome for players of the digital CCG, so Blizzard has shared a heads-up...

The Daily Grind: What do you think about the New World delay?

Last week's Friday afternoon news was the revelation that Amazon's MMORPG New World has been delayed for at least the third time...

The Game Archaeologist: World War II Online

The 1990s saw the rise of flight simulators that thrived on detailed, complicated controls and handling. Such games threw out accessibility and casual-friendliness for...

One Shots: Forest for the trees

There's something enchanting and thrillingly dangerous about stepping into a vast forest in an MMORPG. You never know what may be around the next...

WoW Shadowlands breaks down the Covenant system and the Maw, confirms class-wide Artifact transmog

As the beta test for World of Warcraft's Shadowlands expansion looms large, details are continuing to pour out of Blizzard about the...
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Vague Patch Notes: Don’t alter MMO systems for people who never liked them to begin with

Here's a concept that just would not leave my mind thanks to World of Warcraft, but it's not a bad thing. But in...

World of Warcraft Shadowlands: Free gender changes, flying requirements, and six-month sub mount

With World of Warcraft: Shadowlands' beta set for next week, it's starting to feel like there's some actual hype building behind...

Massively Overthinking: How much should MMOs cost in 2020?

MOP reader Castagere recently wrote to us with a nod to the growing sentiment across the gaming industry that might indicate a shift in...
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WoW Factor: Dissecting the drips and drabs from the Shadowlands reveal stream

All right. World of Warcraft: Shadowlands kicks off its beta next week. I would kind of like to be involved in that!...

SuperData calls expansions the ‘lifeblood’ for World of Warcraft

I have a thing about graphs without labeled axes. Just yesterday, I was literally making fun of the time Nexon turned in this unitless graph in its investor report. Yay squiggly lines!

EA shareholders criticize ‘exorbitant’ executive pay, slam ‘payoffs for layoffs’

Over the course of June, we covered attempts by Activision-Blizzard shareholders to agitate against the company's "Say-on-Pay" policy, which critics say effectively overpays...

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