World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King

PC / RPG / Release: Nov 13, 2008 / ESRB: T

Nielsen Estimates 400,000+ Female World of Warcraft Players in US

By Nick Breckon, Apr 08, 2009 2:27pm PDT

A new Nielsen report on PC and console game usage estimates that a surprising number of female World of Warcraft characters may in fact be played...

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"How can they consider solitare to be PC gaming?, thats like saying playing snake on your phone ..."

- Excacheon see all 58 comments

PETA Invades World of Warcraft to Save the Seals

By Nick Breckon, Apr 07, 2009 6:43pm PDT

Animal rights group PETA is using World of Warcraft to launch a new propaganda campaign against Canadian seal hunters. The campaign draws a...

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"I'm a vegetarian IRL and WoW. My toon doesn't eat animals!!! I don't sell leather either, so, I ..."

- ChillNight see all 195 comments

Blizzard Details Secret World of Warcraft 'Progressive Percentage' Item Drop Mechanic

By Nick Breckon, Mar 26, 2009 4:06pm PDT

Former World of Warcraft lead designer and current next-gen Blizzard MMO director Jeffrey Kaplan today detailed a behind-the-scenes system of drop...

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"I don't know how many Molten Core runs i've done but lets just say i really FUCKING HATE THE ..."

- [7]kami see all 28 comments

World of Warcraft Ulduar Trailer, 3.1 Test Patch Notes

By Nick Breckon, Feb 25, 2009 12:09pm PST

Blizzard has released a preview trailer for Ulduar, the new dungeon included in the anticipated World of Warcraft 3.1 patch. Check out the full 3.1 test patch notes below the fold:

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"I look at this, and for some reason the last room they show looks like Halo 2's boss battle ..."

- unrealbsl see all 50 comments

Blizzard Reveals 'Ulduar' World of Warcraft Update

By Chris Faylor, Feb 18, 2009 9:35am PST

World of Warcraft developer Blizzard has unveiled the next major addition to its successful PC MMO, the Ulduar dungeon, which will arrive via the...

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"I'm so sick of these fucking siege vehicles. They took all the pvp out of pvp and they're in the ..."

- MrBig0 see all 49 comments

World of Warcraft Dual Talents Detailed

By Nick Breckon, Feb 13, 2009 12:00pm PST

By far one of the more interesting updates coming to Blizzard's World of Warcraft, dual talent specialization has now been thoroughly outlined by...

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"This is nothing more than a huge bonus for Paladins, Druids, Warriors, Priests, Shaman, and DKs. ..."

- pigvomit see all 67 comments

World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King 10-day Free Trial Begins

By Nick Breckon, Dec 18, 2008 1:43pm PST

The six people that play World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade and have not yet upgraded to the newest Lich King expansion now have the...

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"Hi! I am Lilian, a newbie here and also for Game. May I ask whether should I update my WOW ..."

- Matthew Sclafani see all 30 comments

World of Warcraft Death Knight-centric Patch Detailed; Blizzard Plans Dual Spec for Next Big Update

By Nick Breckon, Dec 12, 2008 12:15pm PST

The next World of Warcraft patch notes have been applied to the game's test realm, revealing a multitude of changes to the Dark Knight hero class....

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"I assume that new paladin taunt is single-target. That would definitely be a nice addition to ..."

- code-e255 see all 52 comments

FCC Commissioner Says Gaming Addiction a Leading Cause of College Drop-outs

By Nick Breckon, Dec 11, 2008 1:19pm PST

A Federal Communications Commissioner has said that online gaming addiction is a "top reason" for college drop-outs, using World of Warcraft as an...

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"Yep another bullshit attack on the free internet. Its bad! We should regulate! Let us control ..."

- Angry Max see all 55 comments

Weekly PC Sales: Left 4 Dead, Lich King Reign

By Nick Breckon, Dec 02, 2008 11:23am PST

It's an undeadly sort of week for NPD's PC gaming sales chart, with Blizzard's World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King and Valve's Left 4 Dead...

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"how does the Sims 2 keep staying there? people who keep buying these mindless expansions only ..."

- -iceblade^ see all 38 comments

Blizzard Dubs World of Warcraft: Lich King 'The Fastest-Selling PC Game of All Time'

By Chris Faylor, Nov 20, 2008 7:41am PST

Blizzard announced today that its second World of Warcraft expansion pack, Wrath of the Lich King, sold over 2.8 million copies during its first...

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"Its not really fair to declare your game with an established user base as being the messiah. ..."

- comiekazie see all 62 comments

World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Launch Chatty

By Nick Breckon, Nov 12, 2008 8:01pm PST

The second expansion pack to the number one game on the planet has been released. Yes, Wrath of the Lich Kingfinally hit stores tonight, after...

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"Nihilum/SK guild already finished all of the currently implemented Raid-PvE-Content ... Blizzard ..."

- changeling see all 118 comments

World of Warcraft Under Attack in Lich King Pre-release Event

By Nick Breckon, Nov 10, 2008 6:09pm PST

A world event has been triggered in Blizzard's World of Warcraft, with various scripted events providing a prelude to Thursday's Wrath of the Lich...

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"There have been back to back events in the game since about the middle of their Halloween ..."

- aquanda see all 50 comments

World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King Midnight Signing Events Announced

By Maarten Goldstein, Oct 30, 2008 2:14pm PDT

Much like it did for The Burning Crusade, Activision Blizzard today announced special midnight signing events for the launch of World of Warcraft:...

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"That's very cool. I might go to a local midnight opening but no way I'll bother with Oxford ..."

- node see all 4 comments

World of Warcraft Hits 11 Million Subscribers

By Chris Faylor, Oct 28, 2008 8:42am PDT

Blizzard's highly-successful 2004 MMO World of Warcraft (PC) has now amassed over 11 million subscribers worldwide, the developer proclaimed today....

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"But... but... the operating costs are like, 400 billion a day! They aren't making annnnny money! ..."

- et72 see all 81 comments