World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade takes up where World of Warcraft left off, with the races of the Horde and the Alliance continuing to rebuild their lives among the shattered lands of Azeroth. Amid the fragile peace that exists between the factions come rumors that the Burning Legion's age-old war against Azeroth – the so-called Burning Crusade – has been rekindled and threatens to consume the world in another firestorm of war and strife. Old allegiances fall and new ones rise as both the Horde and Alliance look to new friends in this time of need.
I began playing World of Warcraft shortly after it was released from beta. I had a couple of other MMORPGs under my belt and had spent five years playing Ultima Online, so I was not a stranger to the environment. From the start I have been intrigued and endlessly entertained by the content. The back story is as replete with love, betrayal and heroic sacrifice . . . some of the quests would bring me near to tears as loved ones were lost and revenge was exacted. … more
Every great once in a while, there's a game that doesn't do anything new or incredibly inventive but manages to do everything right. World of Warcraft is this game. Thanks to the fine people at Blizzard, I haven't lost this much sleep in quite some time. Blizzard has pulled off a rather perfect coup by taking the formula that has made games like EverQuest and Anarchy Online so popular and refining it down to it's most simple form. Grind time is minimal and the action is often … more