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...


"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...


"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...


"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:


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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....


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


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

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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:...


"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....


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

- et72 see all 81 comments