World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

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

Massive World of Warcraft Patch Coming; Includes Cataclysm Talent Trees

By Brian Leahy, Oct 11, 2010 4:20pm PDT

Blizzard will be deploying a massive World of Warcraft patch this week, which will bring new class mechanics and the talent tree overhaul to the...


"4.0 is garbage from what I've seen and read. They originally toted the talent changes as making ..."

- Bensam123 see all 29 comments

BlizzCon 2010 Concert: Tenacious D with New Songs

By Brian Leahy, Oct 11, 2010 12:20pm PDT

The closing concert at BlizzCon 2010 will be headlined by Tenacious D (Jack Black and Kyle Gass), which will take the stage at the end of the...


"I watched a documentary about the band leading up to the release of a Pick of Destiny. It was ..."

- Ellissd see all 21 comments

World of Warcraft Experiences Growth Spurt, Hits 12 Million 'Subscribers'

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 07, 2010 10:00am PDT

Having stalled at around 11.5 million "subscribers" for a fair while, World of Warcraft has finally received a bump and passed the 12 million mark,...


"I don't even think there's 12 million player base. They're suscriptions. Active or not, I never ..."

- Mini-d see all 19 comments

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Launching in December

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 04, 2010 6:30am PDT

World of Warcraft's third expansion pack 'Cataclysm' will be released on December 7, developer Blizzard announced today, tearing the land of...


"do people still play this? wtf. Am i really going to have to renew my account? (game industry fail.)"

- squeakychimp see all 40 comments

Blizzard Adds Opt-Out to Real ID System, Other Preferences

By Brian Leahy, Sep 30, 2010 11:40am PDT

Blizzard has added a full opt-out option to its Real ID program, which will span across all of its enabled games--currently World of Warcraft and...


"so... I did this, and it deleted my friends which was all real id friends, I turned it back on, ..."

- damageundone see all 17 comments

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Collector's Edition Announced

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2010 8:52am PDT

An exclusive in-game pet, art book, mouse pad and trading cards are among the goodies that will be included in "limited-release" Collector's...


"Wow. If they gave you a truly awesome pet that was not ANOTHER reskin of a dragon whelpling, ..."

- HisDivineOrder see all 36 comments

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Beta Client Updated to Include Background Streaming

By Brian Leahy, Aug 05, 2010 3:00pm PDT

A new client has been released for the World of Warcraft: Cataclysm beta, which "includes new features that allow you to stream game data while you...


"is this the same sort of thing that's been in that trial client version for ages?"

- hermitCrabs36 see all 12 comments

Blizzard Publishes FAQ on Real ID and Facebook for Battle.net and its Games

By Brian Leahy, Jul 16, 2010 2:15pm PDT

Blizzard has published a set of answers to some frequently asked questions in regards to the company's Real ID system, Facebook integration, and...


"The thing is, Facebook is not "free", people "pay" with their personal data. Starcraft 2 ..."

- nOpe1984 see all 16 comments

Blizzard Kills Real Name Forum Policy; Anonymity Will Remain

By Brian Leahy, Jul 09, 2010 11:20am PDT

After 3 days and a ridiculous amount of negative feedback, Blizzard has scrapped plans for forcing official Battle.net forum contributers to do so...


"Forum thing is a cover-up. The real security flaw is that when you "friend" someone in WoW with ..."

- ninjablade07 see all 166 comments

Blizzard's Real Name Forum Policy Influenced by Korean Law?

By Brian Leahy, Jul 08, 2010 12:00pm PDT

Harvard student and former online security consultant Oliver Day speculates that South Korean law could be an influencing factor in Blizzard's new...


"I don't buy it for one moment. www.worldofwarcraft.co.kr already exists."

- ChongShin see all 34 comments

Blizzard Changing Forum Policy: Real Names Will be Shown

By Brian Leahy, Jul 06, 2010 11:27am PDT

Blizzard Entertainment will be making a major change to its forums, with the largest change being "anyone posting or replying to a post on official...


"Blizzard is the new Google. Real ID quickly went from "so we have this new cool feature for you ..."

- shdwzor see all 157 comments

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Closed Beta Begins

By Brian Leahy, Jun 30, 2010 3:25pm PDT

Check your inboxes and Battle.net accounts, World of Warcraft players. The closed beta test for the next expansion to Blizzard's...


"Wheee I take free any time. I thought all of those invites were phishing."

- Lightzout see all 27 comments

World of WarCraft: Cataclysm Hands-On Preview

By Brian Leahy, Jun 13, 2010 12:12am PDT

Recently, I took a trip to Blizzard's offices to get a look at the latest build of World of WarCraft: Cataclysm, currently in a closed alpha test...


"Was anyone as excited as I was when they kicked their WOW addiction."

- Ruaerikoholic see all 99 comments

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Class Changes Detailed

By Chris Faylor, Apr 14, 2010 11:50am PDT

Blizzard has begun doling out more details on the various changes coming to World of Warcraft's ten classes across the Cataclysm expansion due...


"I lol'd at them saying they couldn't invest the time or money to create a warlock flying mount ..."

- .ka`boom.zZz. see all 38 comments

WoW: Cataclysm Bringing Massive Stat Changes

By Brian Leahy, Mar 02, 2010 7:30am PST

In a post to the World of WarCraft forums (spotted by Shacker das_runt), Blizzard's Eyonix detailed massive stat and system changes coming to World...


"While the changes are good as a whole, I found a lot of fun in this game by calculating which ..."

- Raspyn see all 22 comments