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...

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"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...

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"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,...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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...

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"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