How was your World of Warcraft Anniversary experience this year, and what would you like to see next year?
The 17th Anniversary of World of Warcraft has officially ended, and frankly, none too soon.
"I loved Arcane, but I would never play League of Legends." That particular opinion is one that I've heard a bunch of times recently -- apparently, it resonates with lots of us.
By the time you read this, the Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker expansion should have been live for those who pre-ordered for several hours.
Next week is replete with expansions, with Tuesday seeing the release of Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker (those who purchase early access can start playing this Friday), Everquest taking us back to Luclin, and Hearthstone visiting Alterac Valley.
I think we all experience at least a touch of overload every December.
When developers make a video game, they do research.
I mean, straight up, transmog has made me love so, so many games — from World of Warcraft to Assassin's Creed Odyssey I enjoy playing dress up with my little POV character almost as much as getting a compelling story or satisfying gameplay loops.
Look, families are great, sometimes.
There are a lot of RPG's and action RPG's out there, and yet, the Diablo franchise has managed to exist for over 20 years now, and the relatively simple formula for the series has not just survived, it's thrived, to the point where it's even seen a phalanx of imitators and spiritual successors like the Torchlight games, the Path of Exile series, Grim Dawn, Wolcen, Darksiders Genesis, Warhammer Chaosbane, and a whole lot more.
Shadowlands patch 9.1.5 is very alt-friendly, especially in terms of making unlocks account wide. Armor upgrade items from Archivist's Codex can be purchased by all characters once one reaches Tier 6 reputation, and the Covenant armor appearances, mounts, and toys can be used by all characters after a character reaches Renown 80 with the Covenant.