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All Things Warcraft

MMORPG.com's weekly column devoted to all things World of Warcraft.

The Second Screen

Many MMOs these days utilize a "second screen" in the form of a mobile application. In today's WoW Factor, we take a look at how a second screen benefits World of Warcraft. See what we've got to say before talking about it in the comments.


A New Hope

Blizzard Entertainment made big news recently with the announcement that a director had finally be chosen for the World of Warcraft movie set to begin filming in the near future. We take a look at that and what it means to Warcraft fans everywhere in today's column. Let us know what you think in the comments.


The Power of Flight

In this Week's WoW Factor, Reza Lackey explores the good and bad things that come along with Flying in Azeroth. Read on for a good history lesson, and a trip down memory lane.


Adventuring With Others

One of the classic features in any MMO is the need and/or desire to group with others to adventure throughout the world In today's WoW Factor, we take a look at the adventuring life. Check it out and then discuss the article in the comments.


The Thunder Road

Over this past holiday season, Blizzard gifted its World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria fans with the news that patch v5.2 would be bringing a hefty list of much-desired changes to the game. We take a look at some of the most significant ones in our latest WoW Factor. Read on!


From BlizzCon to Landfall

The latest patch to World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria, "Landfall", has been widely hailed as a good step forward for Blizzard Entertainment. In our latest WoW Factor, we take a look at why it's an important update. Check it out before leaving your thoughts in the comments.


The 5.1 Effect

Last week, Blizzard Entertainment released the v5.1 patch for World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria that brought some significant changes to the game. We take a look at some of those changes. Read on!


Factions & Faction Rewards

With the upcoming World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria expansion, Blizzard will once again introduce new factions and faction rewards into the game. In The WoW Factor today, we talk about the whole idea of making factions and rewards worthwhile to the player. See what you think and then weigh in on the conversation in the comments.


Patches, Mists, and Mechanics

In this week's WoW Factor, we look at Patch 5.0.4. Also, we stack the game up against some of the new MMO mechanics being seen in games recently.


Is Monk Just the New Druid?

With Mists of Pandaria on the edge of release, a lot of World of Warcraft players are looking to create a Monk, one of the most iconic of all character classes in the MMO-niverse. See what we think of the Monk and how it will fare against the other classes. Read on!


Should Azeroth be F2P to 60?

With Mists of Pandaria looming on its horizon, World of Warcraft will likely continue as the #1 MMO on the planet for a good while yet. Still, it seems prudent for Blizzard to contemplate ways to keep it on top, one of which is opening up new F2P elements and expanding the real money marketplace. See why we think so in our latest edition of the WoW Factor.


Bill's Least Favorite Classes to Level

Every MMO has classes that are more difficult to play, that maybe require more micromanagement than others. In The WoW Factor today, we take a look at five classes that are annoying as hell level up, even if the game itself isn't all that hard. See if you agree and then leave your thoughts in the comments.


Pandaria vs. Tyria

As the summer comes to a close we will see the release of Guild Wars 2 followed by World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria. In our latest column, we take a look at the match up of the season. See what we think and then weigh in with your own comments.


Pokémon? Yes, But It’s Fun

In this week's WoW Factor, we offer up our thoughts on the Pet Battles feature coming with the the launch of Mists of Pandaria, the latest expansion to World of Warcraft.


Can Old Be New Again?

With the World of Warcraft expansion, Mists of Pandaria, on its way, many "old" players are wondering if it will be able to bring the magic back of WoW's glory day.s In today's WoW Factor, we take a look at that notion. See what you think and then leave your thoughts in the comments.