A new series celebrating the little things that make games great.
"What if we spawned Ragnaros in Stormwind and Orgrimmar?"
Flavour text, I love you.
The night elf on the shelf.
"I've heard on the internet 'she's going off the rails', but is she?"
A simple remake wouldn't have taken Arthas long.
"I am championing the rights of the people."
Worldwide level-scaling! A new artifact medallion! Allied Races! Warfronts!
Hell, it's about time.
The sixth expansion promises fan-service, shared thrills - and personal glory.
As WOW's subscriber numbers tumble, can Blizzard stop the slide?
Is the WOW Token working?
A guild leader and raid leader returns.
One man's decade-long quest to become the ultimate digital fisherman.
The Karazhan of love.
What to expect as the game approaches its second decade.
We talk to the expansion's lead designer about simplifying complexity.
From the archive: A world apart.
Dedicated, professional and putting in upwards of 25 hours a week, Enigma's a tribe without a home.
And what do we make of the shared-world games and MOBAs that have risen up to replace them?
From the archive: If you come at the king, you best not miss.
The boss talks pandas, free-to-play and the clash of the DOTAs.
Can pandas and Pokémon save WOW from itself?
As he retires from his position as Blizzard's head writer.
Blizzard's Tom Chilton tells us all about it.
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Greg "Ghostcrawler" Street and Dave Kosak on the launch of the new old WOW.
Rivals and analysts answer.
The Kotick conundrum.
Blizzard's Real ID may be a misstep, but at least it's thinking about community, when many rivals aren't.
From the archive: Key events from WOW's first five years.
Part Two: Five years at the top.
Part One: From concept to launch.
How the world's most successful studio makes games.
Beta Report Part 2: Achievements, Inscription, interface, haircuts.
WildStorm on the WOW graphic novel.
The industry's top developer knows the merits of the confessional.
He runs the world's most successful developer. But what makes him nervous?
Or: how I learned to stop worrying and love the grind.
The art director talks Warcraft and StarCraft. And checkers.
That Burning Crusade launch in full.
Blizzard's Paul Sams on why 6 million subscribers can't be wrong.
Part Three: PC, Xbox 360, and the year ahead.
Blizzard pops in for a chat.
Our cosplay outfit is "Journalist". We're such fakers.
Is a cold wind gonna come and blow us all away?
Paul Sams on World of Warcraft, Starcraft, next-gen, more.
We chat to producer Shane Dabiri about the phenomenal response World of Warcraft in the USA, and Blizzard's plans to WOW us further.
We talk to World of Warcraft producer Chris Sigaty and Blizzard's PR coordinator George Wang about the forthcoming European launch, the stress test, dealing with cheaters, and Blizzard's stylistic approach.
It's Blizzard's first attempt at an MMORPG. Given that it may well be for most of its audience, too, we decided to take a closer look at why World of Warcraft has been capturing the attention of more than just the usual crowd.
Preview - Blizzard hop on the massively multiplayer bandwagon