Mythic Difficulty: Mythic failure?

So, looking at the stats released by MMO Champion it looks like Mythic Raiding has been an abject failure in terms of participation numbers. A few days ago I guesstimated that Mythic was catering to between 2 to 5% of the player base. Looks like that estimation was absolutely right on the nose. At best, […]

#NoFlyNoSub #BringBackFlying

The 2 tags that defined my weekend ๐Ÿ˜› And Wow. The last few days have been a flurry of activity on the website, all over the no-flying announcement by Watcher. Not least there was a real spike in site traffic over the weekend and the first half of this week, which saw traffic into the […]

Warlords has lost 3m subs in 3 months… WoW

Wow. Not the game, just pure unadulterated astonishment. Wow. 3 Million subscribers in 3 months since the last subs call. Thats….amazing, and not in a good way. If you want the full details straight from the horse’s mouth, you can get the press release here (pdf), (update: with the more easily digestible slideshow info here). […]

On the hunt…

So, given that WoD is universally agreed as being dull as all hell, I’ve taken to getting my hunter geared for raiding purposes. This is usually something I don’t do until towards the end of an expansion, until no more gear is on the horizon for my pally and no more content is coming down […]

Pillars of Eternally writing Sheet Music

I’m really enjoying Pillars of Eternity so far. The storyline appears very interesting, pretty Planescape-ish in tone, and the classes seem good and varied. As per the video, the class I chose for my first game was a female Moon Godlike Priest, and whilst she’s not a straight up healer archetype, she can throw out […]

The First 30 Minutes: Pillars of Eternity Retail

#pillarsofeternity Making good on my old promise to start bringing you more than just WoW, I bring you the first 30 minutes’ gameplay of Obsidian’s new magnum opus, the superb Pillars of Eternity! A love letter to the Infinity Engine games of old, such as Baldur’s Gate 1 & 2 and the Icewind Dale & […]

Warlords: Where did it all go wrong?

It all looked so good, so full of promise, wonder and nostalgia. However, Warlords has sadly proven the old Heraclitus quote that you can “never step into the same river twice“. The Big Whimper ofย a L-L-L-L-Launch The expansion started off with a whimper. Servers didn’t work properly for days, rubber banding and being booted from […]