It feels sometimes like we, as World of Warcraft players, never go anywhere in game where we aren't either just preceding or just following utter disaster.
I know some folks who are using the Winds of Wisdom buff in World of Warcraft to get as many 120 characters as they can so that when Shadowlands comes along and does the leveling squish, they'll have a whole host of level 50s ready to explore the next expansion and all of its content.
World of Warcraft Shadowlands is in its closed Alpha, and people have already seen gameplay from the Bastion and Revendreth zones featuring the Kyrian and Venthyr factions.
Reading this interview with Diablo 4's Game Director Luis Barriga and John Mueller the game's Art Director, I keep thinking about what it all means -- where we're going and what it means for the future of Diablo 4 and the Diablo franchise as a whole.
When you write about Blizzard, it's hard to resist the siren song of "next expansion leaks" that start popping up every year a few months before BlizzCon -- especially on those extremely rare times when you read a leak and it sounds legit to you.
It's very likely that we'll see a WoW expansion announcement at this year's BlizzCon.
Okay, so we know that everything's going Old God in patch 8.3, and that's fine.
Sometimes, when I write one of these editorial essays, I look at the headline and I think about the questions my brain poses in response to it.
You're not alone.
It's easy to forget that there's a cost for exploring Azeroth along with your friends, guild mates, and enemies.