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Seven Reasons Cataclysm Could Suck

Posted by Michael Bitton on Oct 20, 2010  | Comments

Seven Reasons Cataclysm Could Suck - World of Warcraft -

In today's The List column,'s Bill Murphy shares with us seven (tongue planted firmly in cheek) reasons that Cataclysm, the third expansion to Blizzard's massive World of Warcraft, could actually suck.

For Ages Four and Up

This one comes courtesy of Garrett Fuller.  Recently he sat down to play WoW with his four year old son, thinking that he’d have to show him the ropes and maybe do the steering around the game for the wee little tot.  But apparently, in its ongoing efforts to make sure WoW is user-friendly, Blizzard has made their game the MMO equivalent of a Playskool toy.  It’s not necessarily a bad thing, I mean it does seem to be a part of their massive global success.  But at what point does playing a game become too simplistic?  I vote for once a big red button instantly kills all enemies on the server (which may or may not be included in the next expansion).

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Michael Bitton / Michael Bitton / Michael began his career at the WarCry Network in 2005 as the site manager for several different WarCry fansite portals. In 2008, Michael worked for the startup magazine Massive Gamer as a columnist and online news editor. In June of 2009, Michael joined as the site's Community Manager. Follow him on Twitter @eMikeB