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Cataclysm Release Tonight

Cataclysm Release Tonight - Unless you live under a rock somewhere with no wireless internet connection you should be familiar with the massively popular World of Warcraft. The original release of World of Warcraft and each of its two expansions (World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade and World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King) have been dominant from a sales perspective and the subscriber based has grown to 12 million members strong.

The game has grown to be the polka dot elephant in the gaming world's living room. It is almost impossible to discuss the popularity or success of any game released after it came on the scene without the inevitable comparisons. Dozens of MMO's have been released in recent years with each one claiming to be the great WoW killer. None of them have been successful in the long term and many have either shut down or switched to free to play games.

Fortunately for WoW subscribers, Blizzard isn't taking their success as an opportunity to relax. They consistently patch their game and are releasing their third (and largest) expansion on December 7th, 2010 (That's tomorrow for those keeping track.) Blizzard has learned a great deal about how to write stories and develop content for MMO's that is engaging and interesting since WoW released and each expansion after the original release has shown that, but they have left the original game content alone for the most part (until now).

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