warlords of draenor

Official Site: Warlords of Draenor
Relevance: The fifth World of Warcraft expansion.
Launch Date: November 13, 2014

See: World of Warcraft


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...
All over again.

WoW Factor: How greater-scope villains harm World of Warcraft’s storytelling

Sargeras was really trying to stop the Void Lords. The Jailer was really fighting against some anonymous bigger enemy. Sylvanas was really trying to...

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...
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,...

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

I should have more of an opinion about Evokers than I actually do. Maybe that's an overreaction at this point; the newest hero class being...
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...
True strength is inside. But leveling should really help.

WoW Factor: Is dragon riding in World of Warcraft Dragonflight borrowed power?

So there's a whole lot of stuff to talk about right now when it comes to World of Warcraft: Dragonflight; that's not under debate....
I circle the waterfront, I'm watching the sea.

WoW Factor: Blizzard’s excuse for not adding housing to World of Warcraft convinces no one

One of the things I noted in my initial reactions to the World of Warcraft: Dragonflight announcement was that I had not expected to get...
Just absolute galaxy brain

WoW Factor: Good job torching Wrath of the Lich King Classic, my dudes!

All right, this is... actually just hilarious to me. Like, seriously, I caught this particular detail after I'd already finished writing my initial reaction...

WoW Factor: Initial thoughts on the World of Warcraft Dragonflight reveal

First things first, I want to clarify something: This is being dubbed an early response to World of Warcraft: Dragonflight because... well, it's a new...
I want a milky way.

WoW Factor: World of Warcraft: Dragonflight isn’t going to fix everything that’s broken at Blizzard

I really wanted to write a different column this week. I really did. But wouldn't you know it, Activision-Blizzard had to remind everyone that...
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...

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...

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...
Oh boy, not ready.

WoW Factor: No one is attacking you for liking World of Warcraft

Let's just go ahead and give away the conclusion of this article right in the first line: There is no grand conspiracy of people...
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...

Not So Massively: Lost Ark is junk food gaming (in a good way)

Having originally played the alpha and the beta, I thought my plan for Lost Ark would be to play other things for the first...
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...