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Praised for its striking visuals, "Warcraft" has become one of the world's fastest-selling computer games.

The sprawling, colorful 'World of Warcraft'

Since its release 10 weeks ago, "World of Warcraft," an online role-playing game, has become one of the world's fastest-selling computer games.

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The sprawling, colorful 'World of Warcraft'

In a review, Computer Gaming World described "World of Warcraft" as "fun and beautiful and funny and charming." In another review, GameSpot editor Greg Kasavin says, "after countless hours spent playing, the great first impression doesn't wear off."

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The sprawling, colorful 'World of Warcraft'

The game lets you choose a character from one of many races of beings. The game also features two huge continents, hundreds of monsters and thousands of quests.

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The sprawling, colorful 'World of Warcraft'

The game has been praised for being appealing to the casual player--that is, someone who only wants to play for an hour or so. But it also gets high marks from the hard-core.

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The sprawling, colorful 'World of Warcraft'

The game's hundreds of thousands of players have questions, complaints and other feedback for developers at Blizzard Entertainment. The company faces constant technical challenges.

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The sprawling, colorful 'World of Warcraft'

A reviewer at GamesRadar.com says, "There's an unbelievable amount of variety to be discovered, from dusty deserts to lush grassland and spooky forests."

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