Join thousands of mighty heroes in Azeroth as well as beyond the Dark Portal, and see what journeys await for those who would plumb the many secrets of this ancient realm. As a massively multiplayer online game, World of Warcraft enables thousands of players from across the globe to come together online - undertaking grand quests and heroic exploits in a land of fantastic adventure. World of Warcraft draws heavily upon the lore of the Warcraft universe.
- not action combat oriented. Only similarities are really the MMO nature of both games
- The visuals are so different. I wouldn't even compare the two beyond that.