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Sometimes you don't want to fuss about with leveling; you just want to jump into the meat of a game and start accomplishing things. Wurm Online's new Challenge mode is all about that, giving new characters created just for these month-long challenges enough skills to get started right away and a fa...

December 15th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Hyrule Warriors who are looking for a test of skills that goes beyond the game's Adventure Mode will be glad to hear that, as reported by Nintendo World Report, developer Koei Tecmo will be releasing a day-one patch that adds Challenge Mode to the game when it releases in North America on September...

September 14th 2014 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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This is the sixth in a series on getting challenge modes done before the Warlords of Draenor content patch. You will find all the articles in the series here. Challenge modes can't be queued for like normal or heroic dungeons; you must travel to the instances and start them yourself (at least unti...

August 20th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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This is the fifth in a series on getting challenge modes done before the Warlords of Draenor content patch. You will find all the articles in the series here. There's no universal agreement on which dungeon is the easiest or most difficult; groups with different CC and cooldown options don't exper...

August 19th 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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This is the fourth in a series on getting challenge modes done before the Warlords of Draenor content patch. You will find all the articles in the series here. Pull McNasty (noun: 'púl mik-'NAS-tē): The worst and most difficult pull in a challenge mode dungeon, and most common point of fai...

August 18th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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This is the third in a series on getting challenge modes done before the Warlords of Draenor content patch. You will find all the articles in the series here. For non-mages and groups without access to the rogue's Shroud of Concealment, plan on using a lot of Invisibility Potions for challenge mod...

August 15th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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This is the second in a series on getting challenge modes done before the Warlords of Draenor content patch. You will find all the articles in the series here. Gear in challenge modes is scaled down to ilevel 463, so it's crucial to bring buffs to maximize your group's performance. You will need:...

August 14th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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This is the first in a series on getting challenge modes done before the Warlords of Draenor content patch. You will find all the articles in the series here. Because challenge modes for Mists of Pandaria dungeons are set to disappear in the Warlords of Draenor content patch, I thought it might be...

August 13th 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Lead Encounter Designer Ion "Watcher" Hazzikostas has taken to the official forums to provide more clarity on the removal of Realm Best Challenge mode titles. As ever, you can read the full post after the break, but in summary, if you're really unhappy about the removal of the titles, it's not goo...

April 3rd 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard has posted a blog detailing changes to the proposed "end-of-season" challenge mode rewards. They had previously posted a rather firm policy, detailing how this season's rewards would remain limited to those who'd previously earned them, and not be account wide. However, it seems they've c...

April 2nd 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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WoW Insider posted recently about Lead Encounter Designer Ion "Watcher" Hazzikostas' tweet regarding Challenge Modes, and now an official Blizzard Blog has surfaced regarding the fate of the current Challenge Mode dungeons. The current challenge modes will no longer be available come Warlords p...

February 13th 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Lovers of Challenge Mode dungeons may have been feeling a little uneasy with all the talk of how 5-mans are going to be a bigger part of WoW again in Warlords of Draenor. Simply because the popular opinion seems to be that Challenge Modes weren't a great replacement for difficult heroic mode dunge...

February 10th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments