Reviews and Problems with World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King
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15 April 2010
Excerpt: It is time to suit up in some long underwear, grab a pair of mittens, and head to the frozen wastelands of Northrend. Now is the time for both the Alliance and Horde to strike at the heart of the Scourge and de-throne Arthas the Lich King once and for all. However, the road to Icecrown Citadel may be rockier than either faction ever expected in the second expansion for the lauded MMORPG, World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King .
Excerpt: World of Warcraft just celebrated its fourth anniversary with Blizzard giving players cute little polar bear sidekicks. The company also gave its still-growing fanbase of eleven million subscribers a brand new continent to pick over, and boy, what a continent it is. Northrend looks, sounds, and plays better than anything that came before, as Blizzard has seemingly spared no expense in ratcheting up the production values.
Conclusion: Whilst Sonic and the Black Knight does get some things right and, at times, shows some genuine potential for the game to be fun, it sadly suffers from the same problem most 3D Sonics have had: the gimmick is not welcome here. More importantly, it is not as easily accessible as it should be. Parts of the game have been lovingly created, yet even the magnificent presentation ultimately fails to rescue the lazily implemented gameplay.
Excerpt: It's hard to conceive what PC gaming would currently be like had Blizzard not released World of Warcraft. Four years, two expansion packs and tens of thousands of man years of consumed free time later, World of Warcraft continues to steamroller over its competition in the sales charts, with a cackling goblin at the controls, no doubt laughing all the way to the bank in Booty Bay.
Conclusion: Despite my issues with the game, Age of Pirates succeeds in being an entertaining game. The ship combat is satisfying, ground combat is quick and to the point, and character development has definitely taken a turn for the better. Graphics and audio are on par with what is to be expected, but its nothing mind blowing, especially when recycled bits of old games keep showing up. Game play and controls are easy to understand and are based on an interface system that works.
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King (PC) Review
17 March 2009
Summary: Wrath of the Lich King is a very competent expansion that adds enough new content to keep experienced WoW players busy for months at a time. It even offers a few new things for those growing tired of the tedium that comes with grinding on a daily basis. Really, Wrath of the Lich King is a game that you can enjoy in many ways. Even though it may not over-whelm you with difficulty or astound you with originality, the game is still good and damn addictive.
Expansion lets long-time WOW enthusiasts explore dark side.
Common Sense Media
13 March 2009
Summary: Parents need to know that Wrath of the Lich King is an expansion to World of Warcraft , a massively multiplayer online game (MMOG); and that players must own both the original World of Warcraft game and the Burning Crusade expansion to play. Parents need to know that Wrath of the Lich King has dark themes. Players can choose to play the Death Knight, a character raised from the dead into the service of the evil lich king Arthas.
Excerpt: You've got to hand it to Blizzard; when they make an expansion they go all out. Wrath of the Lich King is simply packed with content that goes beyond the introduction of a new area crammed with quests and things to do. There's the introduction of the hero class, a new profession, and a host of other additions such as achievements, barbershops, an in-game calendar and more.
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Review (PC)
22 February 2009
Conclusion: It's clear by now that World of Warcraft's remarkable success has put Blizzard in the enviable position of having a development budget that other companies can only dream of. The result is an ever-widening gap between WoW and the competition. WotLK is a shining example of this, with a stunning continent to explore, quests that show real effort and imagination, more accessible raid content, a growing range of PvP options, and greater group flexibility.