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World Of Warcraft’s Shadowlands Pre-Patch Drastically Changes The Game

World Of Warcraft’s Shadowlands Pre-Patch Drastically Changes The Game

The pre-patch for the next World of Warcraft expansion, Shadowlands, went live yesterday afternoon. Faces and hairstyles changed. Level 120 characters became level 50 characters. There’s a new starting experience that leads directly from level 10 to 2018’s Battle for Azeroth expansion. I barely recognise the game anymore. As someone…

After Crucible’s Flop, Amazon’s New MMO Is Actually Doing Well On Twitch

After Crucible’s Flop, Amazon’s New MMO Is Actually Doing Well On Twitch

Up until this week, Amazon Games wasn’t exactly batting a thousand. Its most notable achievement of the year was releasing Crucible, a team-based shooter that flopped so hard it had to be un-released. Its upcoming MMO, New World, is off to a much stronger start, in part because Twitch streamers…

World Of Warcraft Classic: Maybe You Can’t Go Home Again

World Of Warcraft Classic: Maybe You Can’t Go Home Again

My brother and I started taking World of Warcraft Classic seriously again two weeks ago. We both played during the mid-2000s Vanilla period — the era Classic attempts to replicate — and jumped into Classic last year, grinding to the mid-20s. Back then, it really seemed like Blizzard’s experiment was…