40°
Submitted by TimmyShire 723d ago | article

World Of Warcraft: Why Are Gamers Still Playing?

"Think of any game you’ve played recently – any – and ask yourself if you’ll still be playing it nine years down the line. Chances are the answer will always be no; why would you want to play the same game for nine years, after all?

World Of Warcraft released in 2004 – nearly a decade ago – and yet still people are playing it. Numerous MMOs have since risen to take on Blizzard and failed, either resorting to free-to-play or closing down entirely.

It’s rare for any game to appeal to such a large group of gamers for such an extended amount of time, but WoW has. WoW does. Why?" (Blizzard, PC, World of Warcraft)

Neixus  +   724d ago
People play it mostly because of friends, and simply because it's the best mmo on the market atm. (sorry, but god how awful every single other mmo got the movement. in wow it feels pretty good. for ex. no detailed, ''realistic'' jumping. just a quick bounce up,i like it that way)

It's also fun to LAN, gather 2 friends and play 3vs3 arenas, great times :)
btw, finally got my duelist title =D
Bladesfist  +   723d ago
Because of the community. That was not enough to warrant the money each month for me but for plenty of others it sure is.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Why Are There No Good New Games for My Wii U?

23m ago - Vice: The PlayStation 4 will inherit the Earth. Or, according to analysts, continue to dominate... | Wii U
40°

Life is Strange Episode 2 "Out of Time" Review | My Games Lounge

30m ago - Full review of Episode two of Square Enix's episodic graphic adventure game Life is Strange. MGL... | PC
Ad

Find out when Uncharted 4 releases on PS4

Now - Start tracking Uncharted 4 at Releases.com to get important updates about this game release. | Promoted post
30°

Bloodborne: How to defeat Micolash, Host of the Nightmare (The Outerhaven)

34m ago - Micolash is perhaps one of the easier boss in Bloodborne, if you come prepared that is. The fight... | PS4
40°

Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End out April 22, 2016 according to GameStop

35m ago - After the unexpexted delay, it’s maybe too early to learn Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End new release... | PS4
30°

Xvox Episode 85: Porn Nation FX

36m ago - Participants: Dustin, Steve, and Vern Show Notes: Letters, April Update brings voice me... | Xbox