The expansion went live, and in short order became the fastest-selling PC game of all time. We were too busy playing it to write anything, though.
Yeah, that's a lie. As an aside, we wanted to thank our readers for hanging with us this past year -- for the comments, the tweets, the emails, and just being around. This site is nothing without its readership. It's been a great year, and tonight we'll toast to another one. Happy New Year, everyone!
Interestingly, December's been a great month for the Gold Capped and Know Your Lore columns. And, for the sake of accuracy, the "I broke your world!" image doesn't belong to December but to the series of bug posts from (I think) patch 4.0.3. Oh well.
Cataclysm launches in Europe, servers currently down
"In what may be the least surprising event of the year, Europe's World of Warcraft
servers have gone down almost immediately after the expansion's launch in that region."
Cataclysm is the fastest-selling PC game of all time so far
So what poor game was the one that lost to its record to Cataclysm
this year? A little expansion by the name of Wrath of the Lich King
Guild experience no longer earned via guild achievements
When guild experience became unobtainable from guild achievements, a lot of players who'd made extensive preparations were left out in the cold.
Blizzard debuts the World of Warcraft game guide
The Game Guide that Blizzard published on the still-new Battle.net got high marks from staffers and readers.
Ghostcrawler talks tanks and threat
Tanks and DPS are eying each other with no small amount of distrust in the new Cataclysm
heroics. Great discussion in the comments.
Alex Afrasiabi discusses new zones and upcoming content on G4
Already bored with the expansion (if you are, seek help)? We've got a look at patch 4.1 for you here.
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