WoW Factor: All right, so we’re going to speedrun to Dragonflight after all

Well all right, then. This was unexpected. I honestly did not expect that Blizzard's need for content would overwhelm basic needs of testing and...

WoW Factor: The shrinking landmass of World of Warcraft’s ‘Azeroth’

Last week in this column, I told y'all a bit of a bluff. Well, all right, that's not true. Last week's column was about what...

The Daily Grind: Are you more into WoW Classic, WoW retail, or WoW none-of-the-above?

With WoW Classic taking players into the Sunwell Plateau last month and WoW retail pushing into the final patch of Shadowlands' run, there's a...
You aren't fun!

Massively OP Podcast Episode 376: Diablo mortal

Justin and Bree discuss Diablo Immortal, the Daybreak Marvel MMO, Kritika Online's shady resurrection, WoW's 9.2.5, and War Thunder, with adventures in SWG Legends, LOTRO, and Fallout 76, plus a voicemail on sequels to beloved MMOs.
Everybody dies.

WoW Factor: What was the point of Shadowlands?

Do I have another column or two in me about World of Warcraft: Dragonflight? I mean, probably, even though we clearly have a long,...

World of Warcraft wraps up Shadowlands with today’s patch 9.2.5 and faction crossplay

As World of Warcraft increasingly turns its attention to Dragonflight, Shadowlands' days are coming to a close. With the arrival of today's mid-sized Patch...
A journey already taken.

WoW Factor: Excitement and trepidation about World of Warcraft bringing back talent trees

So you probably don't need me to tell you at this point that I'm looking forward to having talent trees back in World of...
Now my stats are good!

World of Warcraft ‘experiments’ with raid rewards in preparation for Dragonflight

It's always a super-comforting happenstance when a game studio decides that it wants to wildly monkey with the current MMO to prepare for an...
Anybody wanna do a mage?

World of Warcraft confirms that all races will be able to be Mages, Priests, and Rogues starting in Dragonflight

The developers want to work toward a place with World of Warcraft wherein race is not a limiting factor in the class you choose to...
Come on, vogue!

Activision-Blizzard Q1 2022: Revenues plummet, Blizzard loses another 2M players

Welcome back to our regular coverage of Activision-Blizzard's quarterly financials. As of this morning, we have Q1's results, comprising January, February, and March 2022, a...
Blue-green complement!

Massively Overthinking: The WoW Dragonflight and Wrath Classic roundtable

So this week's Massively Overthinking is going to cautiously stick a paw into the beehive of World of Warcraft, thanks to the reveal of...

World of Warcraft gives you gear flexibility with this week’s Creation Catalyst

As World of Warcraft's Shadowlands expansion starts to spin down, Blizzard has a potential game-changer for players still trying to push their gear up...
Yeah, this is a thing.

WoW Factor: So let’s talk about World of Warcraft’s Dragonflight leak

Sometimes you just get handed a column, you know? No, you probably don't; you probably don't work in this insane profession. The point is that...
End of... oh, wait.

Rumor: World of Warcraft’s next expansion is called Dragonflight according to website code leaks

It should be known by now that dataminers will go to any lengths and plumb any digital depths they can to discover what's coming...
Nothing else has worked.

WoW Factor: Dissecting the Shadowlands story now that we’ve seen the end of it

Editor's note - Well, folks, it happened again: Eliot was unavailable to write his column again after falling into a reality-traversing portal. We'd ask...

One Shots: It’s thriller night!

There are no shortages of bizarre and arresting sights in Lost Ark, it seems. Zulika Mi-Nam  recorded this strange encounter with a whole host...
This is just how it is now, huh?

World of Warcraft outlines plans for season 4 of Shadowlands item grinding

On April 19th, Blizzard is going to reveal the plans for the next expansion for World of Warcraft. But it doesn't seem that the...
We're actual size, but it seems much bigger to see.

WoW Factor: World of Warcraft’s next expansion needs to restore faith in the game

It's the next World of Warcraft expansion! Except it isn't. But it's the announcement of the date on which that will be announced! In a...

WoW Factor: Beyond the Spires, a speculative WoW expansion exercise

Let's get something weird going here for the last of these speculative exercises. I could keep doing this for a while now, if we're being...
Here, there, wherever.

WoW Factor: Shards of Azeroth, a speculative WoW expansion exercise

Our story this time starts in a fight we don't yet know about, so I freely admit that there is the possibility that this...