Do you even grind?

Do You Even Grind?

If you are an MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) player this familiar term might either get you pumped up or sends shivers down your spine. For those of you who are not familiar with ‘grinding’ here’s a quick definition: grinding is simply performing a task repeatedly to achieve some goal. In the context of MMO games…

What blizzard is missing in ‘warlords of draenor’

What Blizzard Is Missing in ‘Warlords of Draenor’

Disclaimer: This article is NOT a a gripe against Blizzard, a poor review of the new expansion, or any claim that Warlords of Draenor isn’t absolutely awesome. This expansion is just what WoW needed after years of getting it wrong. WoD succeeds where its predecessor, Mists of Pandaria, failed. Blizzard finally gave us a game that actually feels…

Blizzard releases alpha testing for wow: warlords of draenor

Blizzard Releases Alpha Testing For WoW: Warlords of Draenor

The Warlords of Draenor expansion Alpha testing began on Wednesday, June 5th for select players. The fifth expansion pack for WoW, this is the first to primarily function before the main timeline of the game, and also is part of a timeline that moves away from the original. Features Among the new features, the stat…

Clueless gamer conan o’brien plays world of warcraft

Clueless Gamer Conan O’Brien Plays World of Warcraft

One of the more popular stints on Conan O’Brien’s talk show, Conan, is his “Clueless Gamer” segment. Conan attempts to play, and talk about, the latest video games, but he has no skill and is mostly providing the audience with comedic commentary about his lack of understanding. He points out obvious, yet easily overlooked quirks…

5 things you probably never knew about world of warcraft

5 Things You Probably Never Knew About World of Warcraft

With a player base stretching to nearly 13 million at its height, the titanic MMO, World of Warcraft, is known by most, if not all gamers. Those who are avid players may have even stopped caring about the world around them, now focused only on caring for their favorite mini-pet, obtaining that special mount, exploring…

Why AAA Publishers Ensure Call of Duty, World of Warcraft and Gears of War are Never Going Away (And What Publishers Can Do About It)

AAA Games: Beginning to Converge Identities Perhaps this is just my paranoia for games or confirmation bias, but I feel that too many AAA games today are beginning to converge their identities. All too often I buy a game and play it to find, it feels very much like Call of Duty or Gears of…