World of Warcraft

PC / RPG / Release: Nov 22, 2004 / ESRB: T

World of Warcraft 'Thunder King' patch 5.2 adds new raid, bosses

By John Keefer, Mar 05, 2013 5:00pm PST

The Thunder King has been unleashed in Pandaria with the newest content update for Blizzard's World of Warcraft. The 5.2 patch was released today and includes a new raid, new world bosses, and a new hub for daily quests that players usually loathe for building rep with a new...

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BlizzCon returning November 8-9

By Steve Watts, Feb 19, 2013 10:00am PST

Blizzard has announced that BlizzCon will be returning on November 8-9 this year.

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'Moon,' 'Source Code' director chosen for Warcraft movie

By John Keefer, Jan 31, 2013 12:30pm PST

Not much has been said about the new Warcraft movie since Sam Raimi said he was no longer directing the film. But now, Legendary Pictures has announced his replacement, grabbing the the director of sci-fi films Moon and Source Code.

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World of Warcraft Pandaria patch to add quest hub, large raid dungeon

By Steve Watts, Dec 28, 2012 12:30pm PST

World of Warcraft's Mists of Pandaria is preparing for a major patch in early 2013, which will add a new quest hub, raid dungeon, world bosses, pets, and balance changes.

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Shack PSA: Battle.net World Championship kicks off tonight

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 16, 2012 10:15am PST

A gathering of the world's finest StarCraft 2 and World of Warcraft Arena players are fighting to the virtual death at Blizzard's own Battle.net World Championship this weekend. While the event is both in China and sold out, perhaps making it a little tricky for you to atten...

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World of Warcraft adds charity pet for Sandy recovery efforts

By Steve Watts, Nov 08, 2012 3:30pm PST

Blizzard has announced it will be selling a special "Cinder Kitten" pet for charity, with all proceeds going towards the Red Cross to assist Sandy victims.

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Author: Blizzard's Nomad gave way to World of Warcraft

By John Keefer, Nov 01, 2012 6:45am PDT

We've known that Blizzard had scrapped a project called Nomad, but we didn't have too many details other than it was to have been a squad-based affair. Author David Craddock has been able to fill in a few details from his in-depth interview with Shacknews coming later today.

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World of Warcraft exploit slays cities

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 08, 2012 6:00am PDT

World of Warcraft cities across several servers were turned into tombs over the weekend as naughty hackers with insta-kill powers ran amok, slaying players and NPCs alike. One claims the hack has been used for almost a month against monsters, but Blizzard recently detected i...

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WoW: Mists of Pandaria opens first raid

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 03, 2012 7:30am PDT

Now that you've had a few weeks to prance gaily around the definitely-not-Asian land of Pandaria, it's time to put on your raiding trousers and get down to serious business. Blizzard yesterday opened up the Mogu'shan Vaults, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria's first raid ...

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World of Warcraft 5.04 patch detailed

By Steve Watts, Aug 27, 2012 10:30am PDT

Blizzard has given a detailed outline of the World of Warcraft 5.0.4 patch to accompany Mists of Pandaria.

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World of Warcraft opening new races to all

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2012 8:15am PDT

If you fancy playing a pandaman in World of Warcraft but don't much fancy actually buying the Mists of Pandaria expansion, good news! Blizzard will be opening every race up to all players, whether they own the expansion which introduced them or not.

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Blizzard servers hacked, some personal info compromised

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 09, 2012 4:15pm PDT

Perhaps it's been too long since you've reset your password in a mad attempt to secure your privacy? Blizzard has announced that they have discovered "unauthorized and illegal access into our internal network."

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Activision credits Skylanders, Diablo 3 for Q2 success

By Steve Watts, Aug 02, 2012 3:15pm PDT

Activision released its Q2 2012 results today, boasting $1.05 billion in non-GAAP revenue. It credited the long-term success of Skylanders, and the launch of Diablo 3, among its successes.

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World of Warcraft Mega Bloks toys hitting stores

By Steve Watts, Aug 02, 2012 1:00pm PDT

Blizzard has revealed the first sets of World of Warcraft Mega Bloks, hitting stores now.

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Mists of Pandaria rolls out the keg on Sept. 25

By John Keefer, Jul 25, 2012 6:45am PDT

If you have been chomping at the bit to create a new Pandaren monk in World of Warcraft, you'll get you chance when the expansion launches on September 25. Pre-orders have also started for the game with some interesting in-game rewards for Diablo 3 and StarCraft 2 as well.

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