Happy Tuesday morning, everyone. This has been a week of intrigue and drama, oddly enough. Between senators, surprise console announcements by Chris Metzen, and the triumphant return of BlizzCon, it's almost more news that you'd know what to do with, right?

Luckily, we've been keeping on top of it all, and we've been continuing our patch 5.2 PTR coverage as well. As of this writing, there's still no announced downtime for this morning, but whether there is or not, you'll want to get caught up on all the crazy stuff that happened over the past 7 days. Read on for our usual roundup.

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This article was originally published on WoW Insider.

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