World of Warcraft

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

World of Warcraft cross-realm dungeon parties planned

By Alice O'Connor, May 18, 2011 1:20pm PDT

Blizzard plans to allow friends from different World of Warcraft servers to play in dungeons together, with vague "premium" features.


WoW expansion development speeding up to cut subscriber churn

By Alice O'Connor, May 10, 2011 9:15am PDT

Blizzard's planning to put World of Warcraft expansions out faster so fewer subscribers are lost after exhausting the new content.


BlizzCon 2011 tickets on sale May 21 and 25

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 13, 2011 6:00am PDT

The $175 tickets for Diablo and Warcraft developer Blizzard's next fan convention will go on sale in two batches on May 21 and 25.


Blizzard documentary celebrates 20-year history

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 08, 2011 11:15am PST

As part of its 20th anniversary celebrations, Blizzard has released a 48-minute documentary exploring the company's history.


World of Warcraft Patch to revamp old dungeons

By Steve Watts, Feb 24, 2011 4:30pm PST

Blizzard's first major content patch for World of Warcraft: Cataclysm is set to update some older areas for public testing. The developer blog...


Weekend Confirmed Episode 38

By Garnett Lee, Dec 10, 2010 12:00pm PST

Two hallmarks of the season come together this episode of Weekend Confirmed. Brian got hit full force with the flu this week and is out...


"It was great to hear Billy again, but I was disturbed by him mentioning that he's no longer got ..."

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World of Warcraft Patch 4.0.3a Shatters Azeroth

By Brian Leahy, Nov 23, 2010 4:30pm PST

In preparation for the December 7 release of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, Blizzard has patched all versions of the game up to 4.0.3a which has...


"This patch alone shot up my server's queue from zero (been like that for a year) to an hour of ..."

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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 ..."

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Battle.net Authenticator Policy Changed

By Brian Leahy, Oct 08, 2010 12:40pm PDT

Blizzard has made a policy change to its Authenticator security devices and programs in an effort to better protect Battle.net game accounts....


"Considering that you need to use an authenticator in the first place, if you compromise your ..."

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League of Legends Scores Big in Inaugural Game Developers Choice Online Awards

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 08, 2010 7:23am PDT

Riot Games' League of Legends was the star of the first Games Developers Choice Online Awards last night, coming away with five of the nine awards,...


"LOL and EVE, two of my favorite games of the past year. Great job guys!"

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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

BlizzCon 2010 Event Schedule Revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 06, 2010 5:40am PDT

A trio of Diablo 3 developer panels, talks on Blizzard's much-celebrated cinematics and assorted tournaments are amongst the festivities featured...


"I wish there were more Diablo 3 stuffs. I guess we really won't see it until late next year. :'("

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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, ..."

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Upcoming World of Warcraft Patch Removes Support for PowerPC-Based Macs

By Xav de Matos, Aug 31, 2010 8:10am PDT

Although it is possible to assume some of its tremendous success is based on its vast hardware scalability, World of Warcraft will soon close the...


"Guess they looked at their player stats and figured they could make up the $60 loss somewhere ..."

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