This week's round up of WoW-related posts on our sister site Massively covers many different angles of the MMO universe dominated by World of Warcraft. You can click on the links below or subscribe to a special WoW-only Massively feed.
|Buy a USB Flash drive, get WoW trial free!
It's not often that we talk about computer hardware here at Massively, but this story has a bit of an MMO twist, we promise. Kingston Technology Company, best known for their lines of RAM and other memory hardware, has recently announced an expansion of its USB Flash drive line ...
|The Gaming Iconoclast: Old (Un?)-Faithful
The notion of having one main character or avatar that claims the bulk of one's play time and attention is fairly straightforward. It simplifies raid life for your officers, for one thing -- avoiding loot drama and similar chaos ...
|World of Warcraft builds an e-sports empire
World of Warcraft, with around ten million customers, is one of the most popular MMOs out there. So what does this mean for a game seeking to expand on unrivaled success? Many of those ten million players enjoy a good show on the floors of the arena.
|Behind the Curtain: How far is too far?
What would it take for you to cancel your subscription and jump ship to another MMO? If Blizzard announced World of Starcraft as their next-gen MMO at Blizzcon this year, would you stop playing World of Warcraft in favour of it?
|Activision CEO: Blizzard merger best way to enter industry
Activision CEO Bobby Kotick told Gamasutra that his company explored avenues by which it might enter the MMO industry, but decided that the only sure way to succeed was to join forces with Blizzard.
|Are you on the path?
One factor that keeps MMORPGs running is the desire for progression. Every player who sets foot in any subscription-based game can eventually see the will of the developers creating systems that will make you dedicated time and energy to their game.
|Player vs. Everything: Online Games and Sex
As humans, sex is something that plays a very important role in our lives and personal experiences. It's a pretty universal and emotionally charged topic that can dramatically influence how we think of ourselves and how we view our relationships with other people.
|Ask Massively: Breaking up is hard to do
For this week's Ask Massively, we are straying from the relatively safe harbor of hardware and the pristine pastures of philosophy and diving right into the dangerous depths of relationship advice.
|Anti-Aliased: Crime and punishment in MMOs
You're grinding in World of Warcraft's Stranglethorn Vale (voted most ganktastic by our friends at WoW Insider) when a level 70 druid finds it hilarious to moonfire your lowbie buttocks and camp your corpse for the next eight hours. You're grinding in Lineage II when suddenly someone completely rips you apart with Demon Sword Zariche ...