Happy Tuesday morning, everyone. The big news for this week dropped, oddly enough, in the wee hours of Sunday night -- or if you prefer, Monday morning. We have a silhouette of the female pandaren
, with a promise of a full model on March 19, likely with all the rest of the Mists of Pandaria
press event information. Personally, I was hoping males and females would just look the same, if only to subvert expectations and play with the lack of visually detectable dimorphism in wild pandas, but hey ... She still looks like a pretty cool lady, and I'm excited to see her in all her glory.
While we wait with bated breath for the Mists of Pandaria press event, do not fear. We still have plenty of articles and analysis to sate your hunger, including news and blogs from Lead Systems Designer Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street. Downtime today is a series of rolling restarts
at 5 a.m. PDT, but that still gives you at least a little time to get caught up. Read on for the usual weekly roundup of news and awesome stuff.