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

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WoW Factor: What’s a Mists of Pandaria remix and why is World of Warcraft doing it?

In hindsight, I feel like I was gentler toward Season of Mastery than I should have been. World of Warcraft has turned everything into...

Massively Overthinking: How long should it take MMO players to get to ‘endgame’?

With Throne & Liberty's latest global underway, I want to point back to something Amazon said about the test for our Massively Overthinking discussion...

World of Warcraft previews the upcoming Mists of Pandaria Remix in patch 10.2.7

Apparently, the plan for World of Warcraft's content leading up to The War Within is to just make you play classic flashbacks whether you...

World of Warcraft brings the Cataclysm Classic pre-expansion patch on April 30

Do you remember back in the day when you were very excited to have Deathwing blow up a good chunk of World of Warcraft?...

NetEase and Blizzard ink deal to revive World of Warcraft, Overwatch 2, and Diablo IV in China

(As of late tonight, Blizzard has officially confirmed the rumors. Our original post follows, and we've updated with the official news at the end.) It's...

Massively Overthinking: Would you pay for a Guild Wars 1 revival?

WoodenPotatoes had a fun video this past weekend about Classic Guild Wars 1, and I fully admit I clicked on it just to hear...

Blizzard’s John Hight on using AI to support World of Warcraft’s artists, not replace them

Franchise director John Hight might have spent some of his GDC time last month drawing a mystery line for World of Warcraft subscriber numbers,...

WoW Classic’s Season of Discovery moves into Phase 3 today with new Sunken Temple raid

The third phase of WoW Classic's Season of Discovery goes live this afternoon, bringing with it yet another endgame shift and evolving scavenger hunt....

The Daily Grind: Are you waiting on WoW The War Within at this point?

Unless you've been playing World of Warcraft fairly faithfully during the Dragonflight expansion, you're probably buried in content and objectives if you've tried to...

Tarisland’s latest beta preview video showcases the male Paladin class

The fact that Tencent's World of Warcraft-lookalike Tarisland has a Paladin class isn't a surprise, both because of the source material and because Tarisland...
All things go, all things go.

World of Warcraft lead dev asks for opinions on whether to merge two US PvP realms

If you're a PvPing player in World of Warcraft - specifically someone who's on the Faerlina or Benediction servers - then you'll probably want...

April Fools’ Day 2024 events and gags from around the MMORPG world

Welcome to weird MMORPG game mode day! I mean, April Fools' Day - not that we're sorry a lot of the "pranks" have become...

The Daily Grind: Should MMOs repurpose their old content more often?

World of Warcraft certainly provoked the raising of many, many eyebrows last week when it announced that its secret March patch ended up being...

Osiris New Dawn resurfaces with a new April update after 2023 Steam delisting

It's been almost a year since we heard much from Osiris New Dawn, and it's apparently not just us as the official site hasn't...
This is the face of giving a damn.

Vague Patch Notes: The limits of data in MMORPGs

Yesterday, I went on a rant about data. As you probably guessed from the various columns wherein I attempt to use data to analyze...

World of Warcraft’s Holly Longdale reassures players that further PvE-based experiments are coming

If you're a World of Warcraft player looking at Plunderstorm with some combination of bafflement and trepidation about the possibility that every further "experimental"...

WoW Factor: Blizzard didn’t reveal World of Warcraft sub numbers – it drew a Mystery Line

It will not surprise anyone reading this to learn that there are things which upset me. This is just part of being a human...

Wrath Classic opens dungeon challenges while World of Warcraft tests Dragonflight Season 4

Even with Cataclysm Classic's testing underway, Wrath Classic has one last trick up its sleeve. This week, Blizzard rolled out Operation Gnomeregan and Zalazane's...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 463: WoW’s pirates storm the gangplank

Justin and Bree discuss FFXIV Dawntrail, the Riot MMO, WoW Plunderstorm, the state of Cryptic and its MMOs (Star Trek Online, Neverwinter, Champions Online), ArcheAge 2's delay, Path of Exile 2's beta delay, and New World's next season, with adventures in Elder Scrolls Online, LOTRO, The Sims 4, and SWG Legends, plus a mailbag topic on rekindling the social magic of old MMORPGs.
Grats, I guess.

World of Warcraft Classic’s Season of Discovery launches Phase 3 on April 4

You certainly can't fault the World of Warcraft team with failing to keep up a content cadence over the past few weeks. The WoW...