World of Warcraft

Published : Blizzard

Developed : Blizzard

Genre: Fantasy

Release Date: Nov 23, 2004

Monthly Fee: $14.95



World of Warcraft Overview

World of Warcraft (WoW) is the most successful MMORPG to date with over 12 millions subscribers at it's peak. World of Warcraft was created by Blizzard Entertainment and based off their extremely popular RTS game Warcraft.

With the success of World of Warcraft, we saw an explosion of MMORPG games shortly after. World of Warcraft has released multiple expansion packs since its release back in Nov 2004.

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The Novel Post: World of Warcraft: Dark Riders Review

Posted on Oct 14, 2013

This review of the World of Warcraft: Dark Riders novel by Mike Costa is of the spoiler-free variety. Check out the entire Blizzard catalog in our Extensive Extended Universe post. World of Warcraft: Dark Riders returns fans to the dark world of Duskwood of the Eastern Kingdoms. Players familiar with the territory will remember the [&hellip

The Novel Post: World of Warcraft: Vol’jin – Shadows of the Horde Review

Posted on Sep 23, 2013

This review of the World of Warcraft: Vol’jin – Shadows of the Horde novel by Michael Stackpole is of the spoiler-free variety. Check out the entire Blizzard catalog in our Extensive Extended Universe post. World of Warcraft: Vol’jin – Shadows of the Horde is author Michael A. Stackpole’s first entry into the WoW universe. Fear [&hellip

The Novel Post: World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part III

Posted on May 20, 2013

This review of the World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part 3 novel by Richard Knaak is of the spoiler-free variety. Check out the entire Blizzard catalog in our Extensive Extended Universe post. Before diving into the review proper, it’s important to note that Blizzard is releasing this book in a new fashion. Knaak’s [&hellip

The Novel Post: World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part II

Posted on Apr 09, 2013

This review of the World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part II novel by Richard Knaak is of the spoiler-free variety. Check out the entire Blizzard catalog in our Extensive Extended Universe post. Before diving into the review proper, it’s important to note that Blizzard is releasing this book in a new fashion. Knaak’s [&hellip

The Novel Post: World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part 1

Posted on Feb 26, 2013

This review of the World of Warcraft: Dawn of the Aspects: Part 1 novel by Richard Knaak is of the spoiler-free variety. Check out the entire Blizzard catalog in our Extensive Extended Universe post. Before diving into the review proper, it’s important to note that Blizzard is releasing this book in a new fashion. Knaak’s [&hellip

The Novel Post: World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War

Posted on Oct 05, 2012

This review of the World of Warcraft: Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War novel by Christie Golden is of the spoiler-free variety. No novel has been more appropriately aligned with in-game events than Tides of War. Released just weeks ahead of Mists of Pandaria, Christie Golden was given the task of developing a story arc to [&hellip


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WoW, What a Waste of Time

Posted on Apr 15, 2015

Have you ever had one of those nights where you walk away from the computer a bit…depressed. Where nothing you planned to do came to fruition. A night of failures. Time poorly spent. A min-maxers nightmare of experience per hour. Awhile back I wrote an article that I’ve always logged into a game with a [&hellip

Instance Gratification 25: Rogueing it up in Draenor

Posted on Apr 14, 2015

Instance Gratification is the return of one of our premiere video outings. Originally featuring the cast of founder bloggers thrashing World of Warcraft dungeons and viewer runs of Dungeon & Dragons Online, the reinvigorated column heads to the realm of the Twitch channel. Come join us every Wednesday for dungeon dives, solo attempts and general [&hellip

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Posted on Feb 18, 2015

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The Evolution of WoW’s Behavioral Psychology

Posted on Jan 09, 2015

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Guildies Are The Best

Posted on Jan 05, 2015

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How Does WoW Still Have Such an Archaic Mobile App?

Posted on Dec 29, 2014

World of Warcraft is over ten years old. All sorts of industry luminaries, analysts and critics have raved about, targeted or joined the mobile crazy. Heck, even Nintendo is beginning to address the mobile market to take its slice of the new and dramatically growing pie. Yet the mobile app for World of Warcraft remains [&hellip

Instance Gratification 13: Warlords of Draenor Servers Are Actually Playable!

Posted on Nov 19, 2014

Instance Gratification is the return of one of our premiere video outings. Originally featuring the cast of founder bloggers thrashing World of Warcraft dungeons and viewer runs of Dungeon & Dragons Online, the reinvigorated column heads to the realm of the Twitch channel. Come join us every Wednesday for dungeon dives, solo attempts and general [&hellip

BlizzCon: The Best BlizzCon Ever

Posted on Nov 14, 2014

BlizzCon 2014 by all early expectations was not that big a deal. My normal freelance employer that sends me out went so far as to drastically cut back on staff for the event. It was as simple decision in their minds. Without a weighty announcement and Warlords of Draenor coming out a week later the [&hellip

BlizzCon: The Fantastic Cosplay of Blizzard’s Community

Posted on Nov 11, 2014

  There’s nothing quite like the dedication, creativity and ingenuity of the Blizzard community. Check out these select poses, groups and the all around awesomeness that the community put together over the weekend. BlizzCon 2014 indeed had some of the best cosplay we’ve seen at the somewhat-annual gathering of all things Blizzard Entertainment

BlizzCon 2014: Let the Fun Commence

Posted on Nov 06, 2014

First off, let me start with a resounding “FOR THE ALLIANCE!” Now that roll call is out of the way we can get on with this joke of a post. I mean, let’s be honest, the only reason people post unboxings and such is to gloat, right? It’s an opportunity to show off. Something they’ve [&hellip


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