Blizzard’s sometimes-annual convention in Anaheim. Official site: BlizzCon

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WoW Factor: What’s a Mists of Pandaria remix and why is World of Warcraft doing it?

In hindsight, I feel like I was gentler toward Season of Mastery than I should have been. World of Warcraft has turned everything into...

Hearthstone launches co-op Battlegrounds Duos with April 16’s season 7

Blizzard has taken the stress-free packaging off its new Hearthstone toy, announcing the impending launch of Battlegrounds Duos, which the team first previewed at...
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Daybreak’s EverQuest-themed Fippyfest fan event will cost in-person attendees $1499

Last week, when Daybreak announced it's planning a live/digital EverQuest community event called Fippyfest in June, the studio said it'd be opening ticket sales...

Casually Classic: Is it worth playing into World of Warcraft’s Cataclysm Classic?

Do you know that feeling of flipping through cable channels or endless Netflix menus only to suspect there's nothing on that would hit the...

Casually Classic: 12 quality-of-life improvements coming with Cataclysm Classic

I'm in a very strange place in relation to the upcoming Cataclysm Classic. I kind of didn't want this expansion to happen at all for...

Casually Classic: Analyzing WoW Classic’s 2024 roadmap

With another year debuting this week, Blizzard was more on the ball than some MMO studios by already publishing its roadmap for 2024. Two...

Massively Overthinking: Our MMO predictions for 2024

It's time once again for the MOP staff and readers to engage in our favorite end-of-the-year MMO: collectively guessing what's going to happen next...

Casually Classic: The seven most important things that happened in WoW Classic this year

What did Blizzard assume would happen with WoW Classic when it rolled out this legacy version of the MMO in 2019? I honestly have...
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End-of-year Eleven: The healthiest live MMOs at the end of 2023

When it comes to making a judgment call about the "healthiest" MMORPGs on the market at any given time, there are always plenty of...

Overwatch 2’s new hero Mauga is ready to wreck faces starting tomorrow

As promised, Blizzard is raising horn to lips to herald Overwatch 2's Call of the Hunt, which is officially on as of tomorrow, December...

Global Chat: Tarisland is the real deal, folks

As Tarisland winds its way through the beta process on its way to our grubby little hands in 2024, there are more and more...

World of Warcraft’s John Hight talks cosmic scale in expansions and sticking to the timeline in Classic

In the wake of this year's BlizzCon, interviews with the World of Warcraft team continue to trickle out, with the latest one being with...
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The Daily Grind: Which version of World of Warcraft has you interested the most right now?

Is World of Warcraft turning into a cable package with so many different channels that it's impossible to consume it all? It sure seems like it...

Global Chat: Reactions to BlizzCon’s World of Warcraft announcements

Even as BlizzCon 2023 recedes into the distance, the reverberations of its announcements for World of Warcraft and WoW Classic continue to be felt....
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Overwatch 2 digests its PvP-focused BlizzCon reveals, promises more ‘surprise and delight’ events for all

Overwatch 2 director Aaron Keller is using his usual Director's Take blog post to take a breath and process the reveals made by the...

Blizzard says it’s ‘held back surprises’ for WoW Classic’s Season of Discovery

The questions keep rolling in about World of Warcraft's future -- and Blizzard keeps fielding them. The studio's recent Q&A also tackled topics related...

World of Warcraft will see three more updates after 10.2 in the lead-up to The War Within

The fallout from BlizzCon's reveal of World of Warcraft: The War Within isn't complete without a post-show Q&A of curated questions for some of...
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Vague Patch Notes: BlizzCon 2023 wasn’t a disaster, but it needed to be better

The last live BlizzCon in 2019 was not a great show, but it was fundamentally a hype festival for Blizzard just like they've all...

Massively Overthinking: Did BlizzCon do what it needed to do?

Given the last couple of years, which have been inarguably rocky for both the company and its games, Blizzard needed a big win at...

The Soapbox: Will Diablo IV’s Vessel of Hatred be a sufficient answer for Path of Exile 2?

Everyone loves a good enrage timer, right? It puts pressure on everyone involved in a raid or boss fight to pull their weight and...