Name: World of Warcraft
Release Date: 11.23.2004
Developer: Blizzard Entertainment
Description: Based on the 1994 RPG game Warcraft: Orcs & Humans, this MMO currently holds the most market share in this genre. With it's easy entry user interface and game play and less demanding system requirements, it took control of the market from the then MMO champion Everquest (Sony).
World of Warcraft takes place within the Warcraft world of Azeroth, approximately four years after the events at the conclusion of Blizzard's previous Warcraft RPG release, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne. Players chose the side of Alliance or Horde and lock in epic battle with creatures and players in a very large world.
World of Warcraft has since grown to include the following box expansions:
- The Burning Crusade
- Wrath of the Litch King
- Mists of Pandaria
- Warlords of Draenor
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