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Wizard101 (W101)
KingsIsle Entertainment | Play Now
MMORPG | Genre:Fantasy | Status:Final  (rel 09/02/08)  | Pub:KingsIsle Entertainment
PVP:Yes | Distribution:Download | Retail Price:n/a | Pay Type:Free | Monthly Fee:$09.95
System Req: PC Mac | ESRB:E10+Out of date info? Let us know!

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  • The Best Laptop MMOs

    As the world grows increasingly small and we travel more, we take along our more portable machines. In The List today, we take a look at five great MMOs perfect to play on any laptop. Read on before leaving your choices in the comments.

    Posted on 11/23/2013 by William Murphy
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More Recent Features

  • For Parents this Summer

    School's out for summer, Mom & Dad, and your little progeny will be looking for things to get into. Why not keep them safely and happily occupied in a family friendly MMO? In today's Independency, we make a few suggestions for some of the best. Check it out before heading to the comments to chat.

    Posted on 06/19/2013 by Lisa Jonte
  • Tending the Flock

    Community is the name of the game in today's MMO space and no one does it better than the team from KingsIsle. In today's column, we take a look at just one way the Wizard101 community is celebrated. Check it out!

    Posted on 03/06/2013 by Suzie Ford
  • A Magical Community

    The lifeblood of any MMO is the community of players who support the development team and the game itself. KingsIsle's Wizard101 is one inarguably of the premier communities in the MMO space today. We've got a few thoughts to share and a short but informative interview with Kiersten Samwell, Community & Social Relations Manager for KingsIsle. Keep reading!

    Posted on 02/15/2013 by Suzie Ford
  • A Kid’s Game? Not Quite...

    In our latest Wizard101 column, we take a look at the proclivity of some to label anything by KingsIsle as a kids' game. We wonder why this is so and offer a few thoughts as well as take a look back at the accomplishments of the W101 team over the course of 2012. Read on then leave your thoughts in the comments.

    Posted on 01/03/2013 by Suzie Ford
  • Five Really Cool Things About W101

    Four year old Wizard101 by KingsIsle is a perennial favorite among gamers of many ages. There are a metric ton of reasons why, some of which we'll investigate in today's column. See which things we chose as our first five really cool things about Wizard101 then add your thoughts in the comments.

    Posted on 12/20/2012 by Suzie Ford
  • A Game for All Ages

    We're starting a new column here at MMORPG.com, one that's devoted to KingsIsle's Wizard101. W101 is one of the most popularly followed games on our site so it's only natural that we want to talk more about a great game that's truly one for all ages. See why we think so and get a few extra tips from Professor Greyrose herself. Leave us your thoughts in the comments.

    Posted on 12/07/2012 by Suzie Ford
  • Still Going Strong – Azteca Announced

    Wizard101 is a perennial favorite among many players of all ages. With this year's addition of the world of Avalon, players were challenged to hit level 80. But wait! KingsIsle isn't through yet. We've got the exclusive first news of another new world coming to Wizard101: Azteca! Find out more about Azteca in our exclusive preview.

    Posted on 10/24/2012 by Suzie Ford
  • The New World of Avalon

    KingsIsle is taking players of its flagship title, Wizard101, to new worlds with the coming addition of Avalon. As the name implies, Avalon will be squarely focused on an Arthurian type landscape. We've got a bit more information about Avalon and some exclusive screens to share. Check it out in Wizard101: The New World of Avalon.

    Posted on 04/09/2012 by Suzie Ford
  • Digital Parent: Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online

    Any parent whose child has started to show an interest in online gaming immediately starts to hyperventilate. But there are things parents can do to ensure that Junior is having the time of his life online SAFELY. See what tips we have for parents and then let us know how you keep your minions safe when gaming online.

    Posted on 01/17/2012 by Suzie Ford

Previews

  • Still Going Strong – Azteca Announced

    Wizard101 is a perennial favorite among many players of all ages. With this year's addition of the world of Avalon, players were challenged to hit level 80. But wait! KingsIsle isn't through yet. We've got the exclusive first news of another new world coming to Wizard101: Azteca! Find out more about Azteca in our exclusive preview.

    Posted on 10/24/2012 by Suzie Ford
  • Zafaria Preview

    KingsIsle released the Wizard101 Zafaria content expansion, in fact an entire new world in the Spiral, in November. Zafaria has brought several new spells, new content, new monsters and much more into the game. Check out our first impressions of Zafaria. Leave us a couple comments after reading. Enjoy!

    Posted on 12/02/2011 by Suzie Ford
  • The Big November Preview

    Wizard101 is one of the most consistently developed family-friendly MMOs on the market today. MMORPG.com Industry Relations Manager Garrett Fuller has a preview of some new events and content coming to Wizard101. Check it out and then leave us a comment or two.

    Posted on 11/01/2011 by Garrett Fuller

Interviews

  • Hoe Hoe Hoe for Gardening!

    In a recent conversation with KingsIsle's Fred Howard, MMORPG.com News Editor Suzie Ford had the opportunity to learn about the brand new Gardening system that is now live on the public test server. Gardening will doubtless arrive on live servers during the holiday season 2010. Howard and the KingsIsle team revealed a lot of exciting new information so be sure to check out the article and comment below.

    Posted on 11/30/2010 by Suzie Ford
  • J. Todd Coleman Interview

    Wizard101 is one of the most popular family-friendly MMOs on the internet today. MMORPG.com's Eric Barnett had the chance to sit down with KingsIsle Vice President and Creative Director J. Todd Coleman. Among other things, Coleman talks about his transformation from Shadowbane to the family side with Wizard101.

    Posted on 07/06/2010 by Eric Barnett
  • AGDC Interview with Todd Coleman

    The Executive Producer of one of the shock hits of 2009 spoke to MMORPG.com at AGDC about the wizarding MMO.

    Posted on 09/23/2009 by Garrett Fuller
  • J. Todd Coleman Interview

    MMORPG.com Wizard 101 Correspondent Gabe Pursel recently asked a number of questions of KingsIsle Entertainment Executive Director J. Todd Coleman about their magic-filled MMO Wizard 101.

    Posted on 07/06/2009 by Gabe Pursel

Media

  • Zafaria Trailer Shows Off Wild Side

    Wizard101 players now have a new area to scout out with the addition of the Zafaria expansion. Zafaria offers players new quests, spells and a level cap increase to 70. Take a walk on the wild side with this new trailer showing off some of the awesome features showcased in Wizard101's Zafaria.

    Posted on 11/30/2011 by Guest Writer
  • Ripper X Steps Into the Spiral

    In his latest first look overview video for MMORPG.com, Ripper X steps into the magical land of Wizard 101 by KingsIsle. Wizard101 is an all ages game with magic, quests and monsters galore! Check our Wizard101: Ripper X Steps Into the Spiral.

    Posted on 11/02/2011 by Ripper X

Dev Journals

  • Introducing Wintertusk

    In a recent conversation with KingsIsle's Fred Howard, MMORPG.com News Manager Suzie Ford had the opportunity to hear about the brand new Wizard101 Wintertusk zone that is now live on the public test server. Wintertusk will hit live servers 'when ready', usually in the 3-4 week time span. Howard and the KingsIsle team have sent us some information about Wintertusk and some exclusive screens. Check it out!

    Posted on 04/26/2011 by Guest Writer
  • From Shadowbane to Wizard 101, Part Two

    KingsIsle Entertainment's Josef Hall writes this developer journal continuing his series that compares Shadowbane, his last project and Wizard 101, his current project. While there are many differences between the two, there are also similarities.

    Posted on 11/17/2009 by Guest Writer
  • From Shadowbane to Wizard 101

    KingsIsle Entertainment's Josef Hall writes this developer journal kicking off a series that compares Shadowbane, his last project and Wizard 101, his current project. While there are many differences between the two, there are also similarities.

    Posted on 11/05/2009 by Guest Writer

Player Interviews

  • Appealing to the Hardcore Gamer?

    MMORPG.com's Garrett Fuller spoke with Randall Lekan of The Syndicate, a hardcore MMORPG guild, to find out what appeal Wizard 101 could have for a player more familiar with a more hardcore style.

    Posted on 10/14/2009 by Garrett Fuller

General Article

  • The New World of Avalon

    KingsIsle is taking players of its flagship title, Wizard101, to new worlds with the coming addition of Avalon. As the name implies, Avalon will be squarely focused on an Arthurian type landscape. We've got a bit more information about Avalon and some exclusive screens to share. Check it out in Wizard101: The New World of Avalon.

    Posted on 04/09/2012 by Suzie Ford
  • Catching Up

    MMORPG.com's Carolyn Koh recently had the opportunity to catch up with Wizard101 developers from KingsIsle Studios. After speaking with KingsIsle personnel, Carolyn has a terrific look at what's been happening in Wizard101 since its debut in 2008. Find out what's new and let us know what you think on our forums.

    Posted on 10/13/2010 by Carolyn Koh
  • Gaming Goes Mainstream

    If there has been any doubt in anyone's mind about the power of gaming, look no further than KingsIsle's announcement that it is partnering up with Disney star and recording artist Selena Gomez for an in game promotion. In his latest column, MMORPG.com's Garrett Fuller takes a look at how gaming has truly gone mainstream.

    Posted on 09/08/2010 by Garrett Fuller
  • Using Wands to Create Magic

    MMORPG.com's Eric Barnett has spent some time playing Wizard101. Going in, Eric was less than impressed with the idea of the game. But after a few weeks of gaming, he's been forced to eat 'humble pie'. Find out why!

    Posted on 07/02/2010 by Eric Barnett
  • The Ups & Downs of Shopping, UI and Loot

    MMORPG.com Wizard 101 Correspondent Matt Plourde writes this article focusing on the UI, Shopping and Loot aspects of the game looking at how each system hits and how they miss.

    Posted on 05/04/2009 by Matt Plourde

Awards

  • 2010 Awards: Game of the Year

    The month of December has come and gone, taking 2010 with it. Some say good riddance, some look back fondly, but no matter how you slice it, that puppy’s behind us and we’re all moving forward to 2011. For the team here at MMORPG.com, we’ve just got one tiny loose thread to tie up before we officially start the new year: We have to announce the winners of the 2010 MMORPG.com Reader’s Choice Awards! Today we feature the 2010 Game of the Year.

    Posted on 01/14/2011 by Jon Wood
  • 2010 Awards: Best F2P MMO

    The month of December has come and gone, taking 2010 with it. Some say good riddance, some look back fondly, but no matter how you slice it, that puppy’s behind us and we’re all moving forward to 2011. For the team here at MMORPG.com, we’ve just got one tiny loose thread to tie up before we officially start the new year: We have to announce the winners of the 2010 MMORPG.com Reader’s Choice Awards! Today we reveal the award for best F2P MMO.

    Posted on 01/13/2011 by Jon Wood
  • 2010 Awards: Best F2P Game

    In today's round of voting in the 2010 Reader's Choice awards here at MMORPG.com, we invite you to check out this year's nominees for the Best F2P game of the year. Check out the choices, cast your vote and let us know why you chose as you did!

    Posted on 12/11/2010 by Drew Wood
  • 2010 Awards: Favorite MMO Company

    In today's round of voting in the 2010 Reader's Choice awards here at MMORPG.com, we invite you to check out this year's nominees for Favorite MMO Company. These are the good folk who bring us the games we love. We love those who make great games and know how to treat their customers. Check out the list, pick your favorite and let us know why you picked that particular company in comments below.

    Posted on 12/08/2010 by Drew Wood
  • Best Family Game of 2009

    The editorial staff here at MMORPG.com has made their decisions, and today we continue to unveil the winners of the 2009 MMORPG.com awards by naming our Best Family MMO of 2009.

    Posted on 01/07/2010 by Garrett Fuller

Column

  • For Parents this Summer

    School's out for summer, Mom & Dad, and your little progeny will be looking for things to get into. Why not keep them safely and happily occupied in a family friendly MMO? In today's Independency, we make a few suggestions for some of the best. Check it out before heading to the comments to chat.

    Posted on 06/19/2013 by Lisa Jonte
  • Tending the Flock

    Community is the name of the game in today's MMO space and no one does it better than the team from KingsIsle. In today's column, we take a look at just one way the Wizard101 community is celebrated. Check it out!

    Posted on 03/06/2013 by Suzie Ford
  • A Magical Community

    The lifeblood of any MMO is the community of players who support the development team and the game itself. KingsIsle's Wizard101 is one inarguably of the premier communities in the MMO space today. We've got a few thoughts to share and a short but informative interview with Kiersten Samwell, Community & Social Relations Manager for KingsIsle. Keep reading!

    Posted on 02/15/2013 by Suzie Ford
  • A Kid’s Game? Not Quite...

    In our latest Wizard101 column, we take a look at the proclivity of some to label anything by KingsIsle as a kids' game. We wonder why this is so and offer a few thoughts as well as take a look back at the accomplishments of the W101 team over the course of 2012. Read on then leave your thoughts in the comments.

    Posted on 01/03/2013 by Suzie Ford
  • Five Really Cool Things About W101

    Four year old Wizard101 by KingsIsle is a perennial favorite among gamers of many ages. There are a metric ton of reasons why, some of which we'll investigate in today's column. See which things we chose as our first five really cool things about Wizard101 then add your thoughts in the comments.

    Posted on 12/20/2012 by Suzie Ford
  • A Game for All Ages

    We're starting a new column here at MMORPG.com, one that's devoted to KingsIsle's Wizard101. W101 is one of the most popularly followed games on our site so it's only natural that we want to talk more about a great game that's truly one for all ages. See why we think so and get a few extra tips from Professor Greyrose herself. Leave us your thoughts in the comments.

    Posted on 12/07/2012 by Suzie Ford
  • Digital Parent: Tips to Keep Kids Safe Online

    Any parent whose child has started to show an interest in online gaming immediately starts to hyperventilate. But there are things parents can do to ensure that Junior is having the time of his life online SAFELY. See what tips we have for parents and then let us know how you keep your minions safe when gaming online.

    Posted on 01/17/2012 by Suzie Ford
  • Top 10 MMOs Since WoW

    World of Warcraft changed the MMO landscape on November 23rd, 2004, but 174 MMOs have come out since that fateful day. We rank them.

    Posted on 10/13/2009 by Dana Massey
  • The Rise of the Indy MMO

    In this week's edition of Garrett Fuller's Wednesday column, he takes a look at what he calls "The Rise of the Indy MMO" and four games that exemplify it: Wizard 101, Fallen Earth, Global Agenda and Alganon.

    Posted on 09/30/2009 by Garrett Fuller

At A Glance

  • The Week Ahead: Family Week

    From November 28th to December 2nd, we here at MMORPG.com will be celebrating the thrill of gaming with the family. We'll be reviewing some of the industry's brightest young family games and talking about the ups and downs of gaming with our families. Peek inside for a look at what's to come.

    Posted on 11/26/2011 by William Murphy
  • A Quick Look at Wizard 101

    MMORPG.com's Matt Plourde was inspired ocver the holidays to play Wizard 101 with his niece. Today, he presents us with his early impressions of the game.

    Posted on 01/12/2009 by Matt Plourde

Guide

System Focus

  • PvP Overview

    MMORPG.com Wizard 101 Correspondent Matt Plourde writes this look at the Player vs Player system in the made-for-all-ages MMO.

    Posted on 03/09/2009 by Matt Plourde
  • A Look at Mini-Games

    MMORPG.com Wizard101 Correspondent Matt Plourde writes this look at the mini-games that have been incorporated into the kid-friendly MMO.

    Posted on 02/03/2009 by Matt Plourde
  • Combat Primer

    MMORPG.com Wizard101 Correspondent Matt Plourde writes this overview of combat in the not-just-for-kids magical MMO Wizard101.

    Posted on 01/22/2009 by Matt Plourde

Class Overview

  • Schools

    MMORPG.com Wizard 101 Correspondent Gabe Pursel writes this look at the different available schools in the magic-weilding MMO Wizard 101.

    Posted on 07/15/2009 by Gabe Pursel

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