What in the World of Warcraft: how the movie will handle expansions of the world

World of Warcraft is one of the few video games that has seen its popularity rise with the passage of time. Initially released as a real time strategy computer game called Warcraft that was met with rave reviews and a huge fan following. The MMORPG transformation, World of Warcraft, led …

Warlords Home for the Holidays

It’s the holidays. People are rushing about getting shopping done, decorating homes for the season, scrambling to get the best of the best before it disappears – but not in Azeroth. World of Warcraft players are exploring the Warlords of Draenor expansion – finding all sorts of mounts, gifts, toys, pets and followers …

Discipline Priest – WoD

A lot has been changed about Discipline Priests from the last season on Mists of Pandaria moving towards the first season of Warlords of Draenor. The Discipline Priest has always been a specialization that heavily relied on its absorbs. This is still true with the release of WoD as several of Disc’s …

To Game or not to Game: A parent’s guide to WoW introduction

“Mommy! I want to see the spider pet!” My seven year old asks this often. I don’t know if it’s because it’s blue, sparkly, or multi-legged. Whatever the reason I oblige and pull it up on my Night Elf Hunter. She laughs hysterically and tries to take control. Eventually, I …

A Persistant, Living, Breathing World – WoD

Whilst exploring the Alpha testing of Warlords of Draenor, I found myself amazed by many things. What I found on my initial play-through of the new Garrison feature, was a living, almost breathing world. To clarify, the preliminary questing structure of the Horde and Alliance zones; Shadowmoon Valley and Frostfire …

‘Snow-Rathi’ Basin

The strangest thing whilst exploring the files within the Warlords of Draenor alpha patch files was by no means the topic that presents itself today, yet is equally more interesting in the possible connotations it provides for the future or World of Warcraft. Fundamentally, immersion is a key aspect of …

Machinimation and the dreaded CASC System

As some of you may be aware, I make the occasional video over on youtube.com/acegamestv, and on certain occasions I get the urge to express my thoughts and opinions from my time playing and working around the World of Warcraft community. Usually I do this through the means of Machinimation, …

WoW Stratics Podcast #5 – UK WoW Service Price Changes

Recently Blizzard revealed that World of Warcraft would see price changes to services for players living within the United Kingdom. With many of the prices going up by one or two Pounds (GBP), we thought it would be a good time to address this change and what it means for …

Is ‘Azeroth Choppers’ a Waste of time?

By now you will have all probably seen Blizzard Entertainment’s recent venture into reality television; Azeroth Choppers. A show with one goal in mind; to create a real-life motorcycle based on in-game themes for both the Horde and the Alliance. The bikes will be voted on, presumably towards the later …

Druids In Warlords of Draenor – Healing Discussion and Overview of 6.0 Changes

Recently with the patch 6.0 Warlords of Draenor Alpha patch notes, Blizzard gave us a substantial amount of information as to the progression of both talent additions and changes to each class. Add to this the recent data-mined information from both MMOChampion and WoWHead forums; we can begin to piece …