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Mists of Pandaria is a gigantic undertaking of an expansion that has subtly reworked everything that was painful about Cataclysm and turned it into a fun and interactive work of art. Responsible for much of that is Lead Quest Designer Dave Kosak, who graciously sat down to chat with us about th...

September 20th 2012 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The World of Warcraft is an expansive universe. You're playing the game, you're fighting the bosses, you know the how -- but do you know the why? Each week, Matthew Rossi and Anne Stickney make sure you Know Your Lore by covering the history of the story behind World of Warcraft. We're going t...

September 19th 2012 at 12:00pm 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. Alex Ziebart will be your host today. The other night, an old Polish family on my block held a polka karaoke party. Most of the younger people (around my age) sto...

September 19th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Last night, after I completed the Theramore scenario, I took a ride out to the ruins to look for old friends like Smiling Jim and Captain Garran Vimes (both I presume deceased) and while there, I ended up tooling out to Alcaz Island. When I got there, I noticed a curious thing - the place was d...

September 18th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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We got our first taste of released Mists of Pandaria playable content today in the Theramore's Fall scenario (read the walk-through). Queue up (hopefully for not too long) and then play through a quick group quest-like zone. It's a great concept that is sure to give everyone something to do at ma...

September 18th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Ready for your first taste at scenarios? You'll get to enjoy them a day earlier, it looks like. Kaivax's post on the official forums has been updated to indicate that the Theramore event is actually releasing today (September 17) in the U.S. and not tomorrow, as was previously planned. Bashiok h...

September 17th 2012 at 9:50am 0 Comments
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If you're wondering what is required for running the Theramore scenario (vengeance for Theramore!) going live on the 18th (that's in two days, folks) Nethaera has you covered. What do you need to do to be able to try and take part in this scenario and see the final fate of Theramore? Netha...

September 16th 2012 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The loss of Theramore is the latest, biggest blow struck to the Alliance in a very long series of blows. Mists of Pandaria suggests the Alliance is done accepting the abuse and is prepared to do something about it. Let's all pretend for a moment that this story arc won't result in newfound peace....

September 3rd 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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The latest WoW novel, Tides of War, sees its official release date today. The book, penned by Christie Golden, tells the story of the Horde's attack on Theramore as seen through the eyes of Jaina Proudmoore. We'll be able to experience that attack first-hand in game via the Theramore scenario, w...

August 28th 2012 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Tides of War is releasing on Aug. 28, the same day that we'll see the release of patch 5.0.4 on live realms. If you'd like to know more about the book, we have a spoiler-free review of the novel available for those still wondering if they should pick it up. In anticipation of the novel's releas...

August 21st 2012 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Oh, Jaina. How far you've come. Blizzard continues its trend of books that tie into World of Warcraft with its latest novel, Jaina Proudmoore: Tides of War. This book takes place after the events in Cataclysm and after the last cinematic of the Dragon Soul raid. Deathwing is well and truly d...

August 14th 2012 at 5:00pm 0 Comments