The new World Of Warcraft expansion, Wrath Of the Lich King, is hurtling towards the social lives of my friends and peers with the inexorability of a epoch-changing meteorite. I, however, am entirely safe in my Eve Online bunker, from where I will laugh at the WoW crowd, before feeling quietly guilty about having spend the past five years playing with internet spaceships.
Anyway, after the jump are some in-game footage trailers for the upcoming Angry Lich King Adventures, including aerial combat cleverness for those of you gold-laden enough to be zooming about on flying mounts. The real pull of the expansion, however, is the raised level cap (to 80) and the hero class, the necromantic Death Knight. Woo.
Aerial combat, complete with gnome parachute:
And the Borean tundra, a lovely place where many millions of folks will be living for months at a time: