MEGamers:".....There’s a whole lot to Cataclysm that doesn’t meet the eye at first glance, things you will learn as you progress through the game and realize how many things are improved and new content added, so let’s get started then.
Obviously the first thing you’ll notice in Cataclysm are the improved graphics. Technically speaking you could already experience the new graphics in the Old World thanks to recent patches, but that’s beside the point. What I’m getting at here is that because of Cataclysm, the original zones have received a massive graphical overhaul. So in essence, the game has finally been brought up to modern standards in terms of visuals, with significantly increased field of view with the water and sunlight effects working together to create some of the most amazing scenery you’ll have seen in MMOs. Then of course there are the completely new quests in all the original level 1 to 60 zones that are also available to vanilla WoW players...."