World of Warcraft Features

WoW's Rise of Azshara Patch Points Toward a Potentially Brighter Future

Patch 8.2 experiments with different types of questing zones, in the hopes of finding the future of WoW.

WoW Classic vs. Modern: What Has Changed Over the Past 15 Years

With WoW Classic's beta in full swing, we take a look at the early leveling experience in beta and the current WoW.

WoW's Rise of Azshara Features More Secrets, More Exploration, and the Return of Thrall

Green Moses has returned to free the Horde.

WoW Classic: Building Old Ideas on Top of New Foundations

We talk to Blizzard about revisiting World of Warcraft's past with the new WoW Classic.

How Warcraft's Art Has Evolved and Shaped Blizzard's Games Over 25 Years

Blizzard senior art director Samwise Didier takes us through the 25 year evolution of Warcraft's art.

Axe of the Blood God Presents: The 25 Best RPGs of All Time

From NetHack to The Witcher 3, we celebrate the greatest RPGs throughout gaming history.

WoW's Rise of Azshara Offers New Zones, A New Raid, and Wicked Big Wheel Mount

New zones, a new raid, and big changes for the Heart of Azeroth are coming!

World of Warcraft Currently Has a Big PvE and PvP Gear Progression Problem

PvE and PvP gear progression is struggling a bit in Battle for Azeroth.

Blizzard Black Friday Sale - Big Discounts on Overwatch, Diablo, and World of Warcraft Toys, Clothes, and Books

If you're buying, Blizzard is selling at a big discount.

WoW Battle for Azeroth Stirs the Tides of Vengeance in Patch 8.1

World of Warcraft offers its next major content update.

WoW Devs Promise Improvements to Battle For Azeroth's Rocky Status Quo

As expansion issues keep popping up, Blizzard is having to put out fires.

Axe of the Blood God Explores Battle for Azeroth and Remembers Deus Ex

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | We're all in on PC RPGs this week!

How World of Warcraft Was Made: The Definitive Inside Story of Nearly 20 Years of Development

The developers behind World of Warcraft tell the story of its history, from the original beta to today.

World of Warcraft Warbringers Short Brings Anger and Dismay to Horde Players

The Burning of Teldrassil has Horde players questioning their allegiance, as there's nothing "morally grey" here.

The Top 25 RPGs of All Time #21: World of Warcraft

Fourteen years later, Blizzard Entertainment's adventure in Azeroth is still putting up a good fight.

World of WarCraft is Relevant as Ever After Nearly 14 Years

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Blizzard's MMORPG joins our Top 25 list.

WoW Director Says Patch 8.0 Was "Not The Experience We Wanted To Deliver"

In a lengthy Q&A session, World of Warcraft director Ion Hazzikostas addresses issues with the Battle for Azeroth pre-patch.

WoW 8.0 Is a Rough Start for Battle for Azeroth

In-between breaking eggs and a finished omelette, there's a lot of mess.

WoW Battle for Azeroth's Devs Say the Horde Isn't Evil, But We're Not Seeing It

I think we all pretty much put "using weapons against your own forces" in the evil category.

The Top 5 Legendary Weapons in RPG History

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat and Nadia pick the best legendary weapons from Final Fantasy, World of WarCraft, and more.

Axe of the Blood God Wraps Up PAX East!

AXE OF THE BLOOD GOD | Kat and Nadia talk World of WarCraft, Dragon Quest XI, Underworld Ascendant, and more.

Overwatch Devs Discuss Moira, Blizzard World, and Which Overwatch Heroes Play WarCraft

BlizzCon 2017 Interview: We sit down with lead writer Michael Chu and technical artist Hak Lee to talk about Overwatch's new hero and map.

World of Warcraft's Expanded Level Scaling Is the Change the Game Desperately Needed

Leveling is seeing some big changes in the next expansion.

World of Warcraft in 2018: What Could Be In The Next Expansion

Legion is pretty much over, so what should player be expecting next?

Elder Scrolls Online's Level Scaling Is What More MMOs Need

Don't shackle me to linear level progression. Let me free.

USgamer's Best Games of 2016: The Game Universe We'd Like to Live In

We take a moment to pick our favorite game worlds from 2016.

USgamer Community Question: Was 2016 a Good Year for Games?

Did 2016 meet all your expectations for gaming goodness?

The One Thing World of WarCraft: Legion's Director Has Learned About Class Design Over the Years

Tom Chilton discusses one big lesson he's learned about World of WarCraft's class design and promises that more expansions are on the way.

World of Warcraft and Tyrande's Silence: On Changes and Censorship

Blizzard makes a change and some have angry words because of it.

The 15 Best Games Since 2000: The Complete List

What are the fifteen best games from the past fifteen years? Here's our complete list.

World of Warcraft: Kicking an 11-Year Habit

2015 IN REVIEW: After playing World of Warcraft for over a decade, Jaz muses its decline, and what its future might hold.

Activision Stops Reporting WoW Subscriber Numbers at 5.5 Million

World of Warcraft stabilizes at 5.5 million subs, but Activision Blizzard is done releasing those numbers.

Axe of the Blood God Episode 22: The Best RPGs Since 2000

The staff convenes to discuss Dark Souls, World of WarCraft, and the rest of the best RPGs since 2000.

The 15 Best Games Since 2000, Number 3: World of Warcraft

Despite being almost 11 years old, World of Warcraft still remains the most-played MMORPG. Here's why.

World of Warcraft Legion is Blizzard's "Baby Come Back" Expansion

WoW is down to 5.6 million subscribers, so Blizzard is doing what it can to remind you how awesome WoW is.

World of Warcraft Expansion Announcement Coming Earlier Than Anticipated

In a swerve, World of Warcraft's next expansion is not being announced at Blizzcon 2015.

World of Warcraft Loses 3 Million Subscribers As Blizzard Evolves

Warlords of Draenor packed the house or a few months, but now WoW is back in old territory.

World of Warcraft Will Let You Convert Gold into Game Time

Blizzard provides a new option for avid WoW players to keep their subscription running.

USstreamer Tuesday: [Cancelled Due to Technical Difficulties]

You're in for a WoW-themed stream this Tuesday.

World of Warcraft, Levels 1 - 90: A New Perspective on an Old World

Mike plays through levels 1 to 90 of World of Warcraft to see how the game has changed over the years.

Comfort Food Games: World of Warcraft

Mike explores one of the games that he can't put down, his refuge in times of stress or boredom: Blizzard's World of Warcraft.

Professor Sharkey's Bad Game Science: Exactly How Big Are Videogame Worlds?

How big are video game worlds, really? Professor Sharkey investigates.

Fall Preview 2014: The Games We're Worried About

We kickoff our fall preview series with the games that have us worried going into the release season.

Blog: Don't Cry for World of WarCraft

World of WarCraft is rapidly shedding subscribers, but the most popular MMO ever has many more years of life left in it.

Revisiting the World of Warcraft in Warlords of Draenor

With the Warlords of Draenor closed beta in full swing, let's see what's changed for World of Warcraft.

10 Years Later: Remembering E3 2004

Jeremy and Jaz recount their time at one of the most exciting shows ever.