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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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...

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"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...

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

- deathdude98 see all 11 comments

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

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....

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

- Bensam123 see all 7 comments

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,...

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

- Sturm08 see all 18 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

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...

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"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...

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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

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...

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

- bored see all 45 comments