World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

PC / Action RPG / Release: Dec 7, 2010 / ESRB: T

World of Warcraft cross-realm dungeon parties planned

By Alice O'Connor, May 18, 2011 1:20pm PDT

Blizzard plans to allow friends from different World of Warcraft servers to play in dungeons together, with vague "premium" features.


WoW expansion development speeding up to cut subscriber churn

By Alice O'Connor, May 10, 2011 9:15am PDT

Blizzard's planning to put World of Warcraft expansions out faster so fewer subscribers are lost after exhausting the new content.


BlizzCon 2011 tickets on sale May 21 and 25

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 13, 2011 6:00am PDT

The $175 tickets for Diablo and Warcraft developer Blizzard's next fan convention will go on sale in two batches on May 21 and 25.


Blizzard documentary celebrates 20-year history

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 08, 2011 11:15am PST

As part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, Blizzard has released a 48-minute documentary exploring the company's history.


World of Warcraft Patch to revamp old dungeons

By Steve Watts, Feb 24, 2011 4:30pm PST

Blizzard's first major content patch for World of Warcraft: Cataclysm is set to update some older areas for public testing. The developer blog...


Blizzard to Release 'Minimum' of 2 Games in 2012, if None in 2011

By Steve Watts, Feb 09, 2011 4:15pm PST

If you've been saving up your pennies for Diablo 3 or StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm, don't smash the piggy bank just yet. At its Q4 2010 earnings...


"i think it's safe to say that anyone who didn't see a delay coming in Diablo 3 is too young to ..."

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World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Sells 4.7 Million Copies in First Month, Breaking Another Record

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 10, 2011 11:00am PST

After World of Warcraft: Cataclysm was declared "the fastest-selling PC game of all time" by publisher Blizzard Entertainment in December 2010, it...


"A lot of ppl are quitting cuz the game (Cataclysm) is just too hard for the casuals. Heroic ..."

- mrnails see all 75 comments

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Declared 'Fastest-selling PC Game of All Time'

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 13, 2010 7:00am PST

Ever keen to shout about its success, developer Blizzard today declared that World of Warcraft's third expansion pack, Cataclysm has become "the...


"i guess this pretty much points show the fact that PC in general is dead when comes to gaming. ..."

- silentoption see all 55 comments

Weekend Confirmed Episode 38

By Garnett Lee, Dec 10, 2010 12:00pm PST

Two hallmarks of the season come together this episode of Weekend Confirmed. Brian got hit full force with the flu this week and is out...


"It was great to hear Billy again, but I was disturbed by him mentioning that he's no longer got ..."

- MSUSteve see all 160 comments

Daily Filter: December 6, 2010

By Xav de Matos, Dec 06, 2010 6:00pm PST

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcom


"Well, I'm real excited about L.A. Noire. The voice talent looks to be there in force. Couple ..."

- passingstranger see all 5 comments

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Trailer Shows Azeroth Reborn

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 03, 2010 6:40am PST

With the launch of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm now mere days away, a new trailer from Blizzard shows off gorgeous new areas and tarted-up old land in the MMORPG's expansion pack after the villaino


"Are the music tracks on trailer in the game too? I love the first one."

- larcho see all 30 comments

World of Warcraft Patch 4.0.3a Shatters Azeroth

By Brian Leahy, Nov 23, 2010 4:30pm PST

In preparation for the December 7 release of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, Blizzard has patched all versions of the game up to 4.0.3a which has...


"This patch alone shot up my server's queue from zero (been like that for a year) to an hour of ..."

- deathdude98 see all 11 comments

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Pre-Sales Begin

By Brian Leahy, Oct 28, 2010 2:00pm PDT

As promised, Blizzard has begun selling World of Warcraft: Cataclysm through its Battle.net store ahead of the game's December 7 release date....


"Very tempted... €35 for a hardcopy from Amazon (who are usually on time, but not ..."

- code-e255 see all 19 comments

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Will be Sold Digitally with Pre-Loading

By Brian Leahy, Oct 23, 2010 12:00pm PDT

For the first time in World of Warcraft's history, an expansion will be sold digitally day-and-date with the retail release with the December 7...


"I wish fucking consoles would jump on this bandwagon. they are my only source of physical ..."

- theWhite see all 74 comments

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Cinematic Intro Revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 18, 2010 5:40am PDT

The dastardly dragon Deathwing rises in the intro cinematic for World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, released this past weekend, enjoying a whistlestop tour of Azeroth to spread death and destruct


"I say a CGI movie would be amazing.. This was good but I agree it wasn't as epic as Lich ..."

- scernos see all 31 comments