One of the new Achievements for Icecrown Citadel is named “Been Waiting a Long Time for This.”
They’re not kidding. It’s been nearly seven years since Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, and finally players have the opportunity to battle Arthas Menethil, the Lich King, undying lord of the Undead Scourge and arguably the single most prominent villain in the Warcraft universe. Hours upon hours of questing, multiple character arcs, and, depending on your interpretation, anywhere between an entire expansion and the entire game have all led up to this final confrontation.
Considering that players’ tally of slain victims includes not just one but two eldritch abominations of Lovecraftian horror and multiple demigods, I suspect it would be a good time for the Lich King to look into his (un)life insurance. Read On