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Every Thursday, The Overachiever shows you how to work toward those sweet achievement points. This week, all hell breaks loose. Hey folks. The Littlest Pet Shop option was the most popular choice in last week's The OverAchiever: Wrapping up Mountain O' Mounts, but that was before all manner of p...

September 29th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Our friends over at Wowhead have uncovered the first batch of new patch 4.3 achievements, and there are some pretty awesome ones. Most of them refer to either new holiday content (primarily Winter Veil and Midsummer Fire Festival) or the new Darkmoon Faire, although there are a few achievements f...

September 27th 2011 at 9:10pm 0 Comments
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Last Saturday, It came from the Blog set fire to the Eastern Kingdoms for this year's Midsummer Flamefest. We started off in Silvermoon City with a party, then continued south through the continent until we reached Ironforge -- where we met our deaths. We honored or extinguished all of the fires...

June 30th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We're setting fire to the Eastern Kingdoms! Come join us in game on Zangarmarsh (US-PVE-H) or by watching the stream above and participating in the chat after the break. Update: The stream is now over. You can watch the video replay by clicking the image above.

June 25th 2011 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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It's that time of year again, when It came from the Blog sets fire to the Azeroth countryside. When: Saturday, June 25 at noon EDT (9 a.m. PDT, 10 a.m. server time) for the pre-event gathering and 12:30 p.m. EDT for the actual event Where: Meet at the flame in Silvermoon City on Zangarma...

June 23rd 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Each week, WoW Insider brings you a fresh look at reader-submitted UIs as well as Addon Spotlight, which focuses on the backbone of the WoW gameplay experience: the user interface. Everything from bags to bars, buttons to DPS meters and beyond -- your addons folder will never be the same. Addit...

June 23rd 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Blizzard has been getting hit with a few complaints since the Midsummer Fire Festival began -- that the holiday was just a stat-bump for the items and was relatively the same event as last year. Even the highlight item, the Frostscythe of Lord Ahune, was part of the controversy. Bashiok took to t...

June 22nd 2011 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Welcome back to The Queue, the daily Q&A column in which the WoW Insider team answers your questions about the World of Warcraft. Mathew McCurley will be your host today. Everyone seems to be knocked out by summer storms. Alex is stormed in, raiders were afk'ing because of tornados, and pe...

June 22nd 2011 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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In between the weather knocking out my power here in Milwaukee, WI, I managed to sit in the dungeon queues long enough to discover that ... they're broken! Thanks to Lord Ahune, instance servers are overall stressed beyond capacity despite Blizzard's constant upgrades over the years. Vrakth...

June 21st 2011 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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Things are heating up all over Azeroth for the Midsummer Fire Festival. Well, everything except the Frostscythe of Lore Ahune, that is. Blizzard updated the holiday Ahune cloaks to ilevel 353 for players to grab, but Ahune's trademark staff just got the "scale" upgrade -- it's not really ideal fo...

June 21st 2011 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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The Midsummer Fire Festival begins today all across Azeroth. The celebration runs from June 21 through July 2. This year, however, the celebration of all things fire has a somewhat different meaning for players. Soon, the tenuous alliance we all have with fire is set on its head, as the very esse...

June 21st 2011 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Every Thursday, The Overachiever shows you how to work toward those sweet achievement points. This week, we may actually nab that damn pet off the Midsummer boss this year. The Midsummer Fire Festival will run from Tuesday, June 21 to Monday, July 4 this year. While there aren't actually a lot o...

June 20th 2011 at 2:00pm 0 Comments