the war within

Perfect Ten: Why World of Warcraft’s Legion was a top-tier expansion

While a lot of long-time World of Warcraft players will point to Wrath of the Lich King as the high point of the MMO,...

Did you know that World of Warcraft is adding an arachnophobia mode?

We totally understand that spiders aren't everyone's cup of tea, especially if they're in your tea, perhaps doing a backstroke while looking up at...
doin a yell

World of Warcraft launches the pre-patch for The War Within on July 23

On July 23rd, World of Warcraft will be patched with the prelude to the upcoming The War Within expansion, and players will immediately experience...
The outfits are an oddly mixed bag.

World of Warcraft’s Ion Hazzikostas reflects on a ‘a time of introspection and reexamination’ for the MMORPG

World of Warcraft game director Ion Hazzikostas has a lot to say regarding the changes that the game's development staff is making moving forward...

The Daily Grind: Which MMOs have the best character select screens?

With The War Within pre-patch arriving in late July, World of Warcraft's character select screen is getting a huge makeover to allow you to...
The gates are closed to me.

WoW Factor: Is The War Within going to be ready for its launch?

The surprise announcement of the date for World of Warcraft: The War Within prompted what I'm sure is a lovely reader with a large...

Blizzard promises a ‘robust footprint’ at Gamescom for WoW, Diablo, and Overwatch 2 celebrations

During not-E3's Xbox showcase, Blizzard hinted very strongly that it would have more reveals and festivities coming later in the summer, which made sense...

Second Wind: Final thoughts on returning to World of Warcraft in 2024, from community to dragonriding

At long last, we've reached the fourth and final part of my series detailing my experiences returing to World of Warcraft after six years...

WoW Factor: The streak The War Within needs to break for World of Warcraft

On November 13th, 2008, World of Warcraft's second expansion, Wrath of the Lich King, was released to an eager population. The prior expansion, The...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 472: Guild Wars 2 and New World’s wild ride

Justin and Bree discuss New World's console reveal, Guild Wars 2's Janthir Wilds, Legends of Aria, FFXIV Dawntrail's media tour, WoW The War Within, and Diablo IV's expansion, plus adventures in LOTRO, WoW, Project Gorgon, and Ylands.

SGF 2024: Elder Scrolls Online opens free play promo, Fallout 76 prepares for this week’s Skyline Valley

At last night's Summer Game Fest's Xbox showcase, Blizzard may have stolen the show with its launch date for World of Warcraft The War...

World of Warcraft The War Within launches August 26, Diablo IV Vessel of Hatred launches October 8

As some rightly predicted while looking at the end of Pandaria Remix on August 19th, World of Warcraft's next expansion is coming very soon...
Oh... that's disappointing.

World of Warcraft answers crafting questions about The War Within

World of Warcraft's The War Within beta is in full swing, and that means that this is the ideal time for players to advocate...

World of Warcraft: The War Within begins beta testing

"To preserve our world, we must face the shadow." With this call to action, World of Warcraft's newest expansion invites in beta testers from around...

WoW Classic’s Season of Discovery ‘is cruising along’ as Blizzard delays Phase 4

Remember when WoW Classic's Season of Discovery was the new hotness that had everyone's attention? That era seems to have passed -- at least...

World of Warcraft starts The War Within beta next week while softening power scaling in Mists Remix

Starting on June 5th, World of Warcraft players who pre-ordered the most expensive version of The War Within and a select number of people...

Casually Classic: Three questions I have for WoW Classic’s probable Pandaria

Oh hey, Cataclysm Classic is here. You can absolutely sense the palpable excitement and community buzz over it, much the same way you can...
All over again.

WoW Factor: Story Difficulty is a bad idea and a good idea all rolled into one

Back during Wrath of the Lich King, I remember people asking for a story difficulty for raids in World of Warcraft because if the...

Perfect Ten: My top 10 favorite MMOs across two decades

Normally in these Perfect Ten lists, I'm very outward-facing. I like to create lists that are as helpful or amusing as possible for others...

World of Warcraft will finally implement story mode raids starting with The War Within

It's taken a mighty long time to get here and years upon years of players begging for it, but come this fall, World of...