Robin loves RPGs, MMOs, JRPGs, Action, and Adventure games... also puzzle games... and platformers... and exploration games... there are very few games she isn't interested in. When it comes to MMOs she focuses on WoW and GW2 but will pick-up other games as they catch her fancy. She's a habitual returner to FFXIV because that game is an all-around great MMO.
Now that World of Warcraft's newest expansion, Shadowlands, has been out a few weeks and Season 1 has started, it seemed like a good time to look at covenant balance. Join Robin as she breaks it down in this week's WoW column, leading up to our full review of Shadowlands.
A little over a week ago, Blizzard launched their eighth expansion Shadowlands. This expansion features the new zones, story, and systems we have come to expect from a World of Warcraft expansion and features the first-ever level squish and a complete revamp of the leveling experience. Although some max level activities haven't started up, it is still an excellent point to check how things are going so far.
At the end of October, Jesse Houston, CEO and Co-Founder of Phoenix Labs, announced the most extensive overhaul to Dauntless since 1.0 launched, Dauntless Reforged. This reforging completely changes the entire progression path and has completely remixed the core hunting and exploring behavior on islands.Robin takes an early look at a reforged Dauntless.
Robin checked out the Early Access version of Solasta: Crown of the Magister. How does the D&D RPG fare? Let's find out.
After a year that seemed like it was somehow ten years and ten days simultaneously, we are finally about to head into World of Warfract: Shadowlands. There's one more week of the pre-patch left, and then a new dawn will rise for both the Alliance and Horde. But how's the pre-patch going so far? If you haven't participated in the pre-patch event or have only done some of it so far, there will be some spoilers here.
Last week, Robin had the opportunity to preview the new story chapter in the Icebrood Saga and check out a Dragon Response Mission in Metrica Province. She was particularly keen to look at the new story because from its announcement; this one seemed a bit different from the story chapters in the first half of the Icebrood Saga. So, let's dive in.
With the November 23rd release of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands, like any new expansion it's bound to bring in new players to the venerable MMO. This handy guide can serve to help those new players get their bearings as they start their adventure in the Shadowlands.
Shadowlands is bringing with it some monumental changes to World of Warcraft. This guide is intended to help players who used to play World of Warcraft but have been out of the game for a while and have now returned after the 9.0 Shadowlands pre-patch. There will also be a new player guide, which we will link to once it's posted.
This past week the Shadowlands Pre-Patch went live for everyone currently playing World of Warcraft. However, this pre-patch is a bit different for two big reasons. The first is although all of the significant system changes have gone live, we have not started the pre-patch event, and we have absolutely no idea when that will start. Secondly, we have no idea at all when Shadowlands will launch. We could potentially be in the most prolonged pre-patch phase we have ever seen. This, of course, has
Robin took a step back in time and checked out World of Warcraft Classic this past week, returning to Azeroth of Yesteryear. But her jaunt through Classic has actually had an unexpected effect on her WoW retail experience.