World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria: The Kotaku Review

World of Warcraft's Mists of Pandaria expansion is huge. One one end, it starts at level one, with a new starting area for the new Pandaren race. On the other end, it raises the level cap from 85 to 90 and adds an enormous amount of high-end and end-game zones.

Mists of Pandaria, then, is best looked at from two… »10/25/12 5:00pm10/25/12 5:00pm

The Past, Pandaria Present, and Future of World of Warcraft

Reactions to World of Warcraft's newest expansion, Mists of Pandaria have been more or less positive, overall—but the expansion has sold fewer copies, and those more slowly, than WoW's previous expansion, Cataclysm. WoW, while still a popular and beloved juggernaut among MMORPGs, is aging, and the world of gaming in… »10/16/12 1:30pm10/16/12 1:30pm

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Log Two: Goodbye Pandas, Hello Cataclysm

Things are just not going well for me in Azeroth, I'm afraid.

When my little rogue pandaren, she of the fierce daggers and the even more fierce blue streak in her hair, left the Wandering Isle, she joined the Alliance. After punching King Varian in the face and knocking him flat on his posterior—at his own… »10/10/12 3:00pm10/10/12 3:00pm

Mists Of Pandaria Is Full Of Video Game And Pop Culture References

World of Warcraft has always been notorious for having tons of video game and pop culture references and Mists of Pandaria tries really hard to set a new record. Here's what we dug up so far. Let us know in the comments if you've found others. »10/05/12 9:00am10/05/12 9:00am

The quest mob in the Kun-Lai Summit zone is an obvious reference…

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria Log One: Yep, I Sure Am A Panda-Person

[The Mists of Pandaria expansion to World of Warcraft introduces new content in the starter levels as well as in the late game. This is a look at how new, low-level content appears to a new player. We'll also be posting a look at Pandaria's new level 85-90 zones, and the veteran perspective, from a more experienced… »10/03/12 3:00pm10/03/12 3:00pm

With Mists of Pandaria, World of Warcraft's Age Is Starting To Show

This morning, I got up early and sat down to a freshly-patched World of Warcraft to play a brand-new Pandaren. I still don't love the WoW art style—I never have, it's just personal preference really—but even I had to admit that the vivid blue streak in my panda's pigtails was kind of cute. And if I didn't love the… »9/25/12 11:10am9/25/12 11:10am