Official Site: Cataclysm
Relevance: The third World of Warcraft expansion.
Launch Date: December 7, 2010

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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...
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World of Warcraft 2024 roadmaps herald summer War Within beta and Cataclysm Classic

We're just about at the end of 2023, and that means World of Warcraft's various server sets are looking forward to what will be...

The Soapbox: In defence of World of Warcraft Cataclysm

When Blizzard announced Cataclysm Classic servers for World of Warcraft, there was some bemusement in the broader MMORPG community. Cataclysm has always been controversial,...

Blizzard is considering WoW Classic Cataclysm, according to new survey

We are not even to the official launch of Wrath Classic, but Blizzard Entertainment apparently is already considering the next steps for the legacy...

Anthem’s patch 1.40 brings freeplay changes, returned loot, and a hint toward Cataclysm’s ending

Throughout the Cataclysm event, Anthem has continued to roll out a slow but steady trickle of new loot, arenas, and story missions, but today's...

Anthem players get excited for Cataclysm precursor event that turns out to be a bug

Following its delay back in April and a month-long stint in testing, Anthem's long-awaited Cataclysm event finally appeared to be ramping up in the...
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Not So Massively: Cataclysm looks cool, but it’s not what Anthem needs right now

I am an unapologetic Anthem apologist. I think it's a great game, and I'm more than a little frustrated by the constant barrage of...

Jukebox Heroes: World of Warcraft’s main music themes

Inspired by a news post that a dashing Massively OP writer penned a few weeks back, I thought that it might be an interesting...

Get a look at World of Warcraft’s new Stormwind park

Has the creation of a park in an MMORPG ever caused such excitement? When World of Warcraft: Legion arrives at the end of August, it...

Stormwind Park will (finally) be rebuilt in World of Warcraft: Legion

For the past six years, World of Warcraft's Stormwind Park has been a smoking crater in the otherwise beautiful city thanks to Deathwing. Players...
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World of Warcraft patch 6.2.3 is bringing Valor back

Between the Timewalking token system and Apexis Crystals, World of Warcraft has been providing players with a variety of currencies to purchase rewards after...
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WoW Factor: A wishlist for World of Warcraft’s Legion expansion

We're going to find out a lot about World of Warcraft: Legion in November. Not just because I expect that'll be around the time we...
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WoW Factor: Wild guessing about Demon Hunters

So what's the deal with World of Warcraft's Demon Hunter? We just don't know yet. But the space to speculate is pretty awesome. I mentioned...
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WoW Factor: Speculating on WoW’s next expansion

On August 6th, we now know, we'll be hearing the name and some details on the next World of Warcraft expansion. What we don't...

World of Warcraft offers a slew of activities in July

With summer in full swing and plenty of people out of school and enjoying vacations, World of Warcraft figures that it had better darn...
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WoW Factor: What the flight changes portend for WoW’s future

Did anyone else get flashbacks to the Xbox One launch with World of Warcraft's flying announcement? I pictured a lot of arm-folding and sulking...

The Soapbox: The misguided quest for MMO stickiness

This guest Soapbox was originally commissioned in 2015 through Massively Overpowered's Kickstarter campaign and is authored by Tyler F.M. Edwards, who blogs at
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WoW Factor: The Iron Docks and the bare level cap

I really didn't want Massively Overpowered's inaugural column about World of Warcraft to focus on the negatives. But I can't in good conscience ignore the...