World of Warcraft
Warcraft series, a series of video games that began in 1994

I'm definitely an elf!

Perfect Ten: MMOs where you travel back in time for some reason

We're all time travelers! We travel to the future at the rate of one second per second. Every single machine you will ever operate...

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...

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...
No, I will not use metaverse pictures.

Vague Patch Notes: Chasing the metagame in MMOs isn’t the metagame at all

So a few weeks back, I did a column on what the metagame actually is in MMORPG, and then I discussed how noob traps...
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...

Warcraft Rumble rolls into its first raid with Molten Core

The iconic World of Warcraft vanilla raid now gets its own pint-sized version in Warcraft Rumble, as the mobile title introduced Molten Core this...

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...

Perfect Ten: 10 reasons World of Warcraft is pure cozy comfort

There's something weird and fun that happens in my brain around this time of year, which is that I start to get into a...

Second Wind: World of Warcraft’s Dragonflight story dragonflies right off a cliff

We come now to the third part of our four-part Second Wind series on revisiting World of Warcraft after quitting at the end of...

New World is rolling out new layered instancing tech Amazon is calling ‘shards’

You might think this is just another post about murdering bunnies in New World, but you're only partly correct. New World is in fact...

First Impressions: Corepunk’s MOBA-esque closed alpha was fun – with lots of room to grow

I've got a pretty good poker face, especially when nobody can see my face. So I've been pretty subtle about my excitement for Corepunk...

World of Warcraft arrives on GeForce NOW’s cloud service, as Blizzard confirms support on the forums

Do you like yourself some cloud gaming? If so, there's a good chance you've investigated or used GeForce NOW's cloud platform, where a single...
Because you've got nowhere to go.

The Daily Grind: Ships, mounts, or vehicles – do you have a preferred mount type in MMOs?

MOP's own Chris inspired today's Daily Grind as last week he was drooling all over the newly revealed Elite Dangerous spaceship. "Seeing this new...

Vague Patch Notes: Why do so many MMOs fail?

We talk a lot about MMOs that fail here on Massively Overpowered. I wrote a whole column about how our standards of success are...

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...

Perfect Ten: The 10 types of MMO guides you find in the wild

Look, folks. I'm a simple man, but I figure out how to handle my own things. I put my pants on one leg at...

Blizzard says adding raid finder to WoW Cataclysm Classic is a matter of player feedback

LFR. Three little letters that can apparently spell intense psychic damage to a certain class of player in World of Warcraft Classic. With the...

Global Chat: V Rising isn’t the Diablo clone you might expect

In An Age tucked into the bloody meal that is V Rising following the vampiric survival game's launch and found it a mixed bag...

WoW Classic’s Taiwan team stages a fake Cataclysm festival with a doofy dragon

World of Warcraft's Cataclysm Classic expansion went live this past week, and Blizzard is doing some really odd things to keep this decade-old expansion...