world of warcraft

Official Site: World of Warcraft
Studio: Blizzard Entertainment
Launch Date: November 23, 2014
Genre: Fantasy Themepark
Business Model: Subscription (Cash Shop)
Platform: PC

When the counterprogramming gets kind of sad.

World of Warcraft opens up the public test realm for patch 9.2, Eternity’s End

It's going to be a while before World of Warcraft is ready to let players enjoy patch 9.2 on the live realms, but if you...

End-of-Year Eleven: The biggest MMO surprises of 2021

Why do I love covering MMORPG news year in and year out? If I'm honest about it, I'm usually in this for the surprises....

The Daily Grind: Do you have hope for World of Warcraft in 2022?

Phew. It's been a rough, rough year for World of Warcraft players. With sparse content releases for Shadowlands, an unknown future direction for the...

Global Chat: Wrapping up FFXIV’s Shadowbringers

As Final Fantasy XIV players are on the cusp of leaping into Endwalker, MMO blogger Gnomecore wrapped up a final look at Shadowbringers. It's...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 348: To the moon with FFXIV’s Endwalker

Eliot joins Justin to discuss Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker, with an overview of the expansion, a look at its new jobs, mysteries we'd like cleared up, and speculation about what's coming next for the MMO.

Massively Overthinking: Gratitude in the MMORPG genre

It's Thanksgiving here in the US, and while some folks have probably already kicked back from the table and have started in on the...
Laser needles.

Vague Patch Notes: When ex-World of Warcraft fans become Final Fantasy XIV partisans

There is a certain stripe of Final Fantasy XIV fan that is exceedingly prevalent at this point, and that type is the rigid partisan... against World of...
And we will call it... this land!

Early datamined cutscenes for World of Warcraft start to piece together the story of patch 9.2

All right, when you get tired of all of the fire covering World of Warcraft and Blizzard Entertainment in general right now, maybe you'd...

Perfect Ten: 10 stock MMO mobs from crummy to cool

My pet theory of MMOs is that they exist in a gaming multiverse with scores of unseen connections. This explains why so many of...

World of Warcraft brings back the Thanksgiving-themed Pilgrim’s Bounty event

If you're a World of Warcraft player trying to count your blessings, perhaps that will be a bit easier to do in-game with the...
Mad fake mode.

Blizzard discusses WoW Classic’s Season of Mastery with version differences and unimplemented changes

There were potential changes on the table for WoW Classic's Season of Mastery that didn't get implemented, and one of them seems almost like...

The Daily Grind: What might the MMO genre have become without World of Warcraft?

A few weeks back, MOP's Andy mused that it would have been a very different industry without World of Warcraft. As luck would have...

World of Warcraft lead game designer teases 9.2’s new zone, raid, and tier sets

World of Warcraft looks like it's going to keep plugging along and talk up the upcoming arrival of Update 9.2: Eternity's End in spite...

World of Warcraft clarifies gearing and testing for 9.2, bolsters the cash shop again

Anyone looking forward to World of Warcraft patch 9.2 being playable on the game's test server in the near future should temper those expectations somewhat,...

World of Warcraft previews two new arenas coming to the game in patch 9.2

Good news for everyone who has been eagerly awaiting more news about content in World of Warcraft's upcoming patch 9.2, Eternity's End: The official site...
It just keeps happening.

WoW Factor: Examining the muted reaction to World of Warcraft’s Eternity’s End

If this is what Blizzard listening looks like, folks, now is the time to be concerned for the future of World of Warcraft. All right, that's...

Hearthstone unveils Fractured in Alterac Valley expansion

I've heard the sentiment that Hearthstone these days seems to exude Warcraft better than the scatterbrained World of Warcraft, and I can kind of...

Amid fresh Activision-Blizzard scandal, WoW Classic launches its Season of Mastery

Are you ready to ding like you've never dinged before? WoW Classic hopes so, as the legacy version of the MMO took a temporary break...
Seamless. Very convincing.

World of Warcraft hints at potentially tying Azeroth back into the story of Shadowlands

So time for a storyline recap for people who are not necessarily up on their World of Warcraft lore. Azeroth is the name of the...
Sunset on original ideas.

World of Warcraft: Classic outlines the full set of changes for Season of Mastery

It's time for an entire season proving that you're the real master of WoW Classic. Wait, we misspoke; tomorrow is when this particular event server ruleset goes...