May 15 2009

The 10 Most Popular World of Warcraft Videos of All Time

Published by at 10:00 am under Lists,Video Games

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With billions of hours of game time accrued by millions of players, it stands to reason that there have to be some pretty good World of Warcraft videos out there by now. I’ve found the ten most watched on the internet (or on YouTube at least) and put them all in a row here.

Most of them are music related to some degree, a few are actually gameplay footage and others actually tell a story. Here are the 10 most popular World of Warcraft videos of all time.

10) The Funeral Raid (3.7M views)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHJVolaC8pw

The story here is that a World of Warcraft player died in real life (from playing the game too much allegedly) and her virtual friends held an online funeral for her in remembrance. But as you know, this is the internet, where we don’t have things like “social decorum” so a merry band of assholes decided to storm the funeral and kill everyone there.

9) Big Blue Dress (4.2M views)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqO7zEWu0W0

A sad song about a powerful character forced to wear a huge blue dress.

8 ) The Beer Song (4.3M views)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlULgi92zK8

Yes, even elves and orcs get drunk.

7) M.A.G.E. (5.5M views)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ov07yLusCKs

Eh, this one is pretty questionable to me. Not particularly well written or sung. I like the dancing elf girls though.

6) The Story of Jimmy (5.8M views)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeUhSjuhQYE

A story of a friendship lost because of the Burning Crusade. Understandable by even those who don’t play.

5) Guild Wars vs. World of Warcraft (6.6M views)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcWXL8jpFGs

One of my favorite videos here. The two MMORPGs stage a dance-off to see who rules supreme. I don’t think watching an Orc dance like MC Hammer ever gets old.

4) 300 (6.7M views)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N2Av0lUNS2k

I’ve seen a few WoW parody videos in my time, but this is by far the best one.

3) That’s the World of Warcraft You Play (10.5M views)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4TyqYsC26g

Not very well done in my estimation, but I’m sure players can relate to the content.

2) Leroy Jenkins (11M views)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LkCNJRfSZBU

Oh snap! You thought Leroy would be number one didn’t you? Well, so did I, but we were both wrong. Watch it again because it never gets old.

1) Dancing (13.1M views)

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=066_q4DIeqk

We get to see a side by side of just where all the WoW dancing animations came from. Where I got my lead picture for this post, the Chris Farely Chippendales one is without question the greatest thing I’ve seen all day.





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17 responses so far

  • http://fczbkk.com Riki Fridrich

    The #1 video is wrong. It’s the 300 again.

  • http://www.unrealitymag.com/ Paul Tassi

    Fixed. My bad.

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  • http://dailfire.livejournal.com heath

    The fact that WOrld of Roguecraft…. or the Onixia first raid kill in the world video … or the PAT PVP video is not listed… shows how much of a POST CLASSIC WOW noob you ARE!!!

    wow has been dead since TBC blizzard killed it by normalisation of every thing.. its lost its charm and people who play it now are just trying to grab onto the old glory that is long long dead.. via 4years

  • Chris

    Where’s “Internet is for PORN!!” ?

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWEjvCRPrCo
    It has 5.85 million views

  • http://whatareyouwatching.uni.cc Television Spy

    That last one was great, it didn’t need world of warcraft to make it awesome.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWEjvCRPrCo Leitey

    Honorable Mention: WoW – The Internet is for Porn

    actually, 5.8M views. that puts it at #6

  • Dioxide

    The Onyxia Wipe didn’t make the top ? You people are idiots.

    THATS A 50 DKP MINUS!

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  • Xaos Bob

    @ heath~

    “people who play it now are just trying to grab onto the old glory that is long long dead”?

    Has someone forgotten WoW is a game? “Old glory”? For crying out loud, I’ve been playing since the start of BC, and I have apparently never realized there was glory to be had playing a video game.

    Awesome list. Consider doing another of Best WoW Fanfilms or such, according to your opinion (vs. viewcounts). Illegal Danish, The Grind, etc.

  • Hedelex

    Snacky’s Journal and The GUild are good too n_n

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  • NARCOLEPTIC

    NO ILLEGAL DANISH? /tardfarm

  • Shalamaryne

    I still think The Craft of War: Blind (by Percula) is one of the best vids ever…the music perfectly suits the action, and never a word is spoken. Where did Percula go? This was their first video.

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