It's "The King and I" in the World of Warcraft lately -- the Lich King is everywhere, and this past week we moved even closer to the release of the most popular online game in the world's second expansion. Joystiq's sister site WoW Insider, as usual, has all the angles covered -- if you want the hottest new spoilers, a more casual look at why the expansion is so important, or just to keep up to date on what's in the old game (wait, there's an old game?), we've got you covered.
- Wrath sound files point to World Event
Heavy spoilers here: before we step into the new expansion, our old world is going to change a bit.
- Wrath cinematic trailer unveiled
Blizzard showed the cinematic for the first time at Leipzig. Arthas has left his throne and now he's summoning dragons.
- Sylvanas finally gets her makeover
The most famous (former) High Elf in the game now looks the part.
- Engineering fun builds up in Beta
Some excellent Engineering crafted items make their debut.
- Blizzard announces pre-Wrath content patch
We're going to get a look at Wrath on the live realms even before the game comes out.
- Ten things I hate about the Wrath beta
Not in the beta? Here's a few reasons why you might want to wait for the live realms anyway.
- WoW Insider and WoW TCG Loot give away a Tabard of Flame
All this week is your chance to win a hot (pun intended) in-game tabard.
- Ask a Beta Tester: Don't want to look like a clown edition
AABT is our one-stop shop for all your beta testing questions.
- Hybrid Theory: Yet another Spell Power discussion
Spell Power is one of the biggest changes coming -- find out exactly what it means to hybrids.
- The Care and Feeding of Warriors: When words are insufficient
Our Warrior writer is speechless with joy over what's happening to his class in the expansion.