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

All over again.

WoW Factor: A quick first impression of Shadowlands class changes

Every so often, we wind up in a lull of information or exhaustion with World of Warcraft that leads readers to speculating in...

WoW: Shadowlands datamining reveals gamepad support and easier allied race requirements

If you've been killing yourself grinding your reputations to get all of the World of Warcraft allied races, you may want to hold...
So... how's things?

World of Warcraft walks through the enhanced starting experience for Shadowlands

The upcoming World of Warcraft: Shadowlands doesn't just create new experiences at the top end for players. The revised leveling is bringing with...

Perfect Ten: How World of Warcraft is like professional wrestling

Professional wrestling is not my thing. I say that with absolutely no ill will or judgement; much like the Lord of the Rings, the...
Time for you to learn how to play your max-level characters yet again!

World of Warcraft previews the class changes arriving in Shadowlands

If you had hoped that perhaps now you weren't going to need to learn how to play your class all over again with the...

Massively OP Podcast Episode 266: Feline fine for April Fools

Justin, Bree, Carlo, and Ben discuss April Fools, Elyon, Elder Scrolls Online, Black Desert, RuneScape, City of Heroes, World of Warships, SWG Legends, LOTRO, WoW Classic, Legends of Aria, shortie races, and gaming disorder.
Roast somebody.

World of Warcraft previews the first pass of Covenant abilities for Shadowlands

Players were promised yesterday that the developers behind World of Warcraft would be shedding some more light on Shadowlands in the near...

The Daily Grind: Which MMO has the messiest combat?

I don't like messes. They freak me out. The chaos, the uncertainty, it gets to me. And it's as true in real life as...

World of Warcraft’s Shadowlands closed alpha is finally beginning this week

Earlier today, we noted fresh changes in World of Warcraft's launcher that indicated Shadowlands' testing was imminent, and this afternoon, Blizzard has confirmed...
I don't want to die like you

World of Warcraft’s beta client is no longer deprecated in the launcher

We know that you are probably as tired of hearing about new encrypted builds for World of Warcraft: Shadowlands as we are of...

Global Chat: High adventure in Dungeons and Dragons Online

If there was ever an MMO that was made for parties to adventure together, it is Dungeons and Dragons Online. Telwyn over at

One Shots: A nose in a book

I love me a good library. When I was a kid, going to libraries and book stores were some of my favorite outings, so...

The Game Archaeologist: The history of Guild Wars 2’s Super Adventure Box

In the MMORPG genre, April Fools' Day is especially relished as a time in which developers and studios can get a bit wacky and...

WoW Classic promises ‘relief’ for overcrowded servers

While World of Warcraft Classic is not the absolute beast it was in the first month of its operation, the legacy MMORPG is...
No! My empire of faeces is collapsing!

WoW Factor: The World of Warcraft expansion tour – Battle for Azeroth

Oh no. I'd ask how this happened, but I know how it happened. It happened because I am a gigantic idiot. This expansion tour seemed...
This is how I win.

The World of Warcraft player who cleared all of the game’s achievements has done it again

Back in 2018, a World of Warcraft player by the (in-game) name of Xirev made a splash when his Blood Elf Mage managed...

Perfect Ten: MMOs that were ahead of their time

Timing is, as they say, everything. A good idea presented at the wrong time (and perhaps in the wrong way) might fizzle hard when...

The Daily Grind: Are you on board for Burning Crusade Classic?

It seems all but one official announcement short of certainty that Blizzard is going to be rolling out a Burning Crusade Classic server...

COVID-19 roundup: Game platforms, pandemic sales, and the potential for a digital Gamescom

I think it's high time I took over one of these coronavirus roundup stories, wouldn't you agree? So allow me to offer yet another...

COVID-19 roundup: #PlayApartTogether, Blade & Soul perks, and Twitch Aid’s $2.7M charity raise

Welcome back to another quick roundup of pandemic-related MMO and gaming news. We'll start with the big one: The World Health Organization, which made...