the burning crusade

Official Site: The Burning Crusade
Relevance: The first World of Warcraft expansion.
Launch Date: January 15, 2007

See: World of Warcraft


WoW Factor: Looking at Dragonflight’s release schedule with math

It's been a really long time since we've gotten to have some math up ins. You know by this point that I really like...
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World of Warcraft begins Midsummer Fire Festival, WoW Classic previews new group finder

Ah, the Midsummer Fire Festival in World of Warcraft, the time of year when everything feels like it's already on fire so you might...
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Perfect Ten: The stupid reasons I have had for sacrificing sleep for MMOs

One of the most useful pieces of advice that I've gotten regarding making decisions for the future is also the simplest: Imagine yourself taking...

WoW Classic to retire 21 servers while Diablo II improves its lobby

It's common knowledge these days that the population of Burning Crusade Classic has dipped significantly from the initial boom of launch, a fact that...

World of Warcraft seeks a Narrative Director, recaps recent Dragonflight interviews

So, do you think you know all there is to know about World of Warcraft lore and storytelling? WoWhead noticed that World of Warcraft is...
The Doom Brigade

PSA: World of Warcraft Classic prepares to discontinue the character clone service on July 26

The character clone service in WoW Classic was an interesting approach to how the game handled The Burning Crusade Classic vs. the vanilla experience;...

Burning Crusade Classic opens the Sunwell Plateau raid, starts a new arena season

Even as all eyes in WoW Classic turn to the upcoming Wrath of the Lich King expansion for later this year, the game isn't...

World of Warcraft discusses Dragonflight crafting and finally removes the School of Hard Knocks achievement

It's been more than a decade since players first began searching for the Violet Proto-Drake mount from World of Warcraft's holiday event meta-achievement, and in...

Global Chat: Community reactions to the WoW Dragonflight reveal

Perhaps it wasn't the overwhelming positive reaction that Blizzard was hoping to see, but the reveal of World of Warcraft: Dragonflight certainly got the...
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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...
The Doom Brigade

World of Warcraft Classic interview confirms that there will be no servers for The Burning Crusade Classic at launch

Was World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade your favorite expansion of all the various updates for World of Warcraft? Were you hoping to be able to...

Blizzard refreshes players on World of Warcraft development and Overwatch 2 map design

The Sepulcher of the First Ones raid continues to release in slow molasses-drip format on World of Warcraft's raid finder, with the third wing of...
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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...

Perfect Ten: Top 10 favorite World of Warcraft zones by feels

Recently on the MassivelyOP podcast, we were asked by a listener about our favorite MMO zones. That discussion quickly morphed into selecting certain zones...

More evidence for WoW Classic’s Wrath of the Lich King surfaces

Break out your warmest Gore-Tex coats and fluffiest Uggs because the WoW Classic community is surely going to Northrend. It's all but officially confirmed...

Global Chat: Why is Guild Wars 2 so addictive?

I am always a huge fan of both writing and reading essays about why people simply love an MMORPG. Over at Tales from the...
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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...
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WoW Classic public test realm datamining points toward Wrath Classic

While nobody really denies that Wrath Classic is coming to World of Warcraft's legacy servers, we are still waiting for that official confirmation --...

Global Chat: How is the actual story of SWTOR’s Legacy of the Sith?

To kick off this week's parade of MMO essays by bloggers in the virtual trenches, SWTOR site Going Commando gave us an honest review...

World of Warcraft promises easier flight in Zereth Mortis and preps gear catch-up system

World of Warcraft's Patch 9.2 is gaining traction on the public test realm, with players and developers alike looking forward to the release of...