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There's a number of people are concerned about needing the legendary cloak to fight the Fire-God Ordos, a special boss accessible on the Timeless Isle. Those people with the concern raise the point that this is essentially cutting off a significant portion of the game to those without the cloak --...

September 11th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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I'm pretty excited about tomorrow's patch. You know the last time that I said those words? Five or six years ago -- I can't remember. It's been a long time since a patch in WoW has gotten me to want to log in and find out what's happening. In patch 5.4 Blizzard is delivering something that we have...

September 9th 2013 at 7:58pm 0 Comments
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As is unfortunately usual in a Ghostcrawler twitter conversation, it starts out with a troll trying to get under the skin of WoW's lead system designer, and ends with Ghostcrawler making a point that everyone should hear. This time it struck home. Flex raiding is not going to be there for the hard...

September 9th 2013 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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Tomorrow's patch for World of Warcraft will not bring about the end of the Horde. It will, however, mark a crucial turning point in the conflict between the Alliance and the Horde when both sides storm the walls of Orgrimmar to take down Warchief Garrosh Hellscream. It remains to be seen just what...

September 9th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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From the Department of Friendly World of Warcraft Reminders comes a note on the pending patch 5.4, scheduled to drop next Tuesday: connected realms will not be turned on at the release of patch 5.4. Instead, they're going to be turned on gradually and fine-tuned as time goes on. We've been seeing...

September 5th 2013 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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Patch 5.4 will be dropping in two weeks, and that means that the battle in the Barrens will be going away, forever. All of your Radical Mojos will need to before the patch drops, or else they'll become worthless. There are a couple things that are sticking around, but they're the exception (the pet...

August 30th 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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The flurry of heroic raid testing continues tomorrow, with more bosses scheduled for patch 5.4 PTR testing. Players looking to test their mettle against the 25-man heroic versions of the Immerseus, Iron Juggernaut and Siegecrafter Blackfuse encounters will have their chance to do so throughout the...

August 28th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Heroic 25-man raid testing continues tomorrow on the patch 5.4 PTR servers. For players interested in testing heroic Siege of Orgrimmar content, both the Sha of Pride and Malkorok encounters will be available over the course of tomorrow for the purposes of testing. As with all PTR raid encounters,...

August 27th 2013 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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If you've been wanting to test out heroic modes in the Siege of Orgrimmar before patch 5.4 hits live servers on September 10, now's your chance. Tomorrow the PTR will be featuring 25-man heroic difficulty testing of three of the fights in the new raid. Fallen Protectors, Kor'kron Dark Shaman and G...

August 26th 2013 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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While we spoke about it earlier, Blizzard posted the above picture on their Facebook page letting everyone know that indeed, patch 5.4 is dropping on the 10th. So far the reaction to this news has been mostly positive -- people are getting a bit more time to finish up the content they want. This i...

August 21st 2013 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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Patch 5.4 may be up on the background downloader, but that doesn't mean there isn't more raid testing to do! Testing for the Siege of Orgrimmar bosses Sha of Pride, Kor'kron Dark Shaman, General Nazgrim and Malkorok takes place tomorrow throughout the day, this time on 25-man Normal difficulty. No...

August 15th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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It's been a long road for the Alliance and Horde, the perennially at-war factions that fuel much of World of Warcraft's lore (and PvP). Over the last few years, players waved the Alliance or Horde banner as they conquered old gods, dispatched massive dragons, toppled titans, and even crushed a walk...

August 15th 2013 at 2:30pm 0 Comments