World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

  • World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King
88
Based on 29 scores, 40 reviews available
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    23
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
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  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • Awesome new quests.
  • Many visual improvements.
  • Includes new in-game cut scenes.

Cons:

  • Too easy for Hardcore WoW-ers.
  • Not enough end-game content, yet.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Stuff NZ on 100

The game is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game, or MMORPG. More than 11.5 million reasonably rational people pay about NZ$20 a month to subscribe. With a game population like this, you wouldnt be surprised to learn that its the...

By DarkZero on 90

Wrath of the Lich King (WotLK) is the second expansion in the World of Warcraft series. For those of you who have been experiencing a media blackout or living in a hole for the last few years, World of Warcraft is Blizzard Entertainment’s...

By Expert Reviews on 60

With over 11m subscribers, World of Warcraft (WoW) is probably the only MMO that most people have heard of. Set in a fantasy world where two sides, Horde and Alliance, battle for supremacy, WoW takes the standard fantasy genre and pumps it up to...

By Game Chronicles Magazine on 99

Ever since the release of Warcraft: Orcs & Humans in 1994, Blizzard Entertainment has been building a name for itself as a creator of kickass video games. In 1995, Warcraft II became one of the first real-time strategy games to be widely played in...

By 1Up on 88

At this point, either World of WarCraft is your life, or you want nothing to do with it. This second expansion to Blizzard's massively multiplayer role-playing game, Wrath of the Lich King, serves as an epic reward exclusively for WOW lifers,...

By Tech2 on 90

Rolling a Death Knight for end game raiding, is still a sensitive affair for many. The problem is that the class hasnt been tweaked to its maximum potential, and it has a few glaring flaws while playing the role of a tank that even Blizzard has...

By Ars Technica on

Wrath of the Lich King delivers anything and everything youd expect from a good MMO expansion in general, and a Blizzard expansion in particular. WoW players—particularly those who joined the game when The Burning Crusade launched—are...

By GameSpot on 90

The second World of Warcraft expansion doesnt do anything for new players, but theres plenty of great content for anyone whos reached at least level 55....

By cnet on 90

Four years and well beyond 10 million subscriptions after the release of World of Warcraft, Blizzards phenomenally successful massively multiplayer online role-playing game is barely recognizable as the same game that sold almost a quarter of a...

By AtomicGamer on 93

If you were actively playing World of Warcraft leading up to the launch of this latest expansion, then you dont need this review. Its almost impossible to resist the promise of new levels, loot, dungeons, and story in the worlds biggest MMORPG....

By GamePlanet on 95

With well over ten million people playing the game, any expansion is a must-have for any fan of the game. More so this release, it has more content and depth than the first expansion and brings back a lot of the feel and flavour of the original game...

By VideoGamer on 90

Death Knights, Masterful art direction, Grandscale design, More of the same old...

By GameZone on 95

While the majority of the content is geared towards higher-level players, there is still a lot of fantastic content for any WoW gamer. If you’re a fan, then there’s no reason that you should not have this...

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By IGN Gear on 90

Four years ago Blizzard launched World of Warcraft, a massively multiplayer online RPG that abruptly snatched the spotlight from former genre heavyweight, Sony Onlines EverQuest, and went on to enjoy a degree of success few could have predicted. With...

By GameSpy on 90

In 2004, World of Warcraft effortlessly recast the MMO genre as something that "normal" people all around the world would want to play. What it did was radical: It unpacked the fussy mechanics that relegated the genre to the domain of the...

By IGN Gear on

A little over one week after launch, seeing level 80 players running around isnt such a rarity in World of Warcraft. Since Wrath of the Lich Kings release, many have been sprinting like gazelles fleeing lions toward the new level limit, presumably...

By Play TM on 92

For over a year now, over ten million people around the world have been eagerly awaiting the release of the latest World of Warcraft expansion pack, hungrily lapping up every single scrap of information they could find on the game and the exciting...

By Mac|Life on 80

Serial quitters of World of Warcraft might find Wrath of the Lich King interesting at first, just to be discouraged by the same old grind to get to the next level or complete another lengthy quest. But WOW diehards who have played through the...

By Games Radar on 90

Believe it or not, it’s been four years since World of Warcraft opened its awaiting arms to would-be adventurers, and nearly two years since its first expansion, The Burning Crusade. Regardless of this slightly languid release schedule, WOW...