They were the first ones to smash all the subscriber barriers.tzimize said:I gotta say.
Enrolling world of warcraft in a best games of all time list is akin to enrolling heroin in a list of best foodstuffs available of all time.
Addictive doesnt necessarily mean good. It CAN be both addictive and good...but doesnt have to.
Same reason why Fifa was nominated I suppose.
And you may look at the last 3 expansions as total tripe but WoW was considered one of the most solid gameplay and story experiences all the way up to Wrath of The Lich King and if you're judging the game without all the expansions and put it back in that timeframe it smashed all expecations.
Or to go by your analogy : if Heroin was akin to simply eating shit, people'd be eating shit and not be shooting heroin, despite the devastating effects heroin apparently has a merit to the user.