Totally true. I've hosted some gaming websites with Wordpress and the options are unlimited. If people search for more then 1 minute, they will see how amazingly much Wordpress plugins there are. Almost everything is possible with that cms.
Also, this very website (the Allods na site) uses Wordpress
I am an intern at an it company now and my job is to make a portal for all their work and projects in php. Now i'm completely new to php, so it's gonna be a challenge but i'm finding it very interessting and fun to work with it and try to learn how to make these amazing cms