World of Warcraft

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

Blizzard Wins Lawsuit vs. Private WoW Server Company; Awarded $88M in Damages

By Brian Leahy, Aug 16, 2010 12:10pm PDT

Blizzard has won its lawsuit, filed in October 2009, against Scapegaming, which had been running an unofficial, emulated World of Warcraft server,...

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"Wow... that's a private company got owned by the Blizzard. That was a miserable news."

- commanderxp90 see all 53 comments

Shack PSA: Add a Blizzard Authenticator

By Brian Leahy, Jul 26, 2010 4:00pm PDT

With so many gamers picking up StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty tonight or tomorrow, it's time to have an important talk about account security....

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"Hey guys, should I buy the Starcraft 2? I haven't been hearing any breaking news about reviews ..."

- commanderxp90 see all 86 comments

World of Warcraft Auction House Hits Web, iPhone With Optional Subscription

By Alice O'Connor, May 19, 2010 5:40am PDT

The World of Warcraft auction house is now viewable outside Blizzard's MMORPG via the Armory website and iPhone App, which will also allow players...

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"The day has come for all that see that wow is evil and want to steal your real gold. Dam you ..."

- HoundBob see all 42 comments

World of Warcraft Shown Streaming to iPad via Gaikai

By Chris Faylor, May 03, 2010 8:20am PDT

Showing off the capabilities of the upcoming cloud-computing service Gaikai, industry veteran and company co-founder Dave Perry has released an...

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"The only problem is that they will most likely run it with a vanilla UI, which is virtually ..."

- mystifier see all 21 comments

Activision Raises Revenue Expectations on Back of Modern Warfare 2 DLC Sales

By Brian Leahy, Apr 15, 2010 3:10pm PDT

Activision has announced it is tracking ahead of initial revenue estimates for its fiscal March quarter of 2010 based upon "strong global demand...

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"DLC my ass. more like blizzard selling a zillion dollars worth of mounts"

- TheGamer11 see all 19 comments

World of Warcraft Pet Store Adds $25 Mount

By Chris Faylor, Apr 15, 2010 12:16pm PDT

Expanding the selection of World of Warcraft's Pet Store, Blizzard today added a $25.00 "Celestial Steed" to the online marketplace. "The...

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"WHAT A RIPPED OFF STUFF! Where is my missed point? Hey Blizzard, please do not rip off a million ..."

- commanderxp90 see all 94 comments

Blizzard Celebrates April Fools' Day with Dating Service, Blackthorne 2 and New Merch

By Chris Faylor, Apr 01, 2010 9:05am PDT

Always one to get in the spirit of April Fools' Day 2010, esteemed developer Blizzard Entertainment (Diablo, StarCraft, World of Warcraft) has...

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"I would buy Queen's Quest and Blackthorn 2 in a heartbeat, as-is. HEARTBEAT."

- Mentor see all 38 comments

World of Warcraft Patch 3.3.3 Released

By Alice O'Connor, Mar 23, 2010 8:33am PDT

It's a double patch day in Blizzard land as not only is Diablo 2 Patch 1.13 due today but World of Warcraft Patch 3.3.3 has already arrived,...

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"My only problem with WoW is the subscription fees. Lose that and I'll play it again."

- YummiGummi see all 35 comments

Rob Pardo on Blizzard's Success and Failures

By Brian Leahy, Mar 12, 2010 10:40am PST

During his Game Developers Conference 2010 presentation, titled "Making a Standard (and Trying to Stick to it!): Blizzard Design Philosophies",...

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Activision's Revenues Mostly Based Upon Three Properties

By Brian Leahy, Mar 02, 2010 3:30pm PST

Inside the same SEC filing that included information about an investigation into "breaches of contract and insubordination by two senior employees...

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"So do we now hate Activision more than we did EA at their peak of evilness? I'm thinking ..."

- abrasion see all 39 comments

World of Warcraft Planning PC and iPhone Access to Auction House Outside the Game

By Jeff Mattas, Feb 03, 2010 4:20pm PST

An official Blizzard poster dropped an interesting nugget of information in World of Warcraft's official forum today. He states that there's a new...

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"Eve online's buy/sell order market kicks the shit out of any AH system you can make."

- Zero Hoki see all 16 comments

World of Warcraft Patch 3.3.2 Arrives Alongside Concluding Cinematic

By Chris Faylor, Feb 02, 2010 2:20pm PST

The promised "Fall of the Lich King" is upon us, as Blizzard has updated World of Warcraft to v3.3.2--bringing a new raid and various tweaks to the...

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"I stopped paying attention to canon when WoW came out. It threw all canon out the window."

- Wikus Van De Merwe see all 24 comments

World of Warcraft Patch Gets Epic Trailer

By Chris Faylor, Dec 09, 2009 12:20pm PST

Yesterday's epic World of Warcraft v3.3 patch "Fall of the Lich King" has now received a suitable epic trailer, setting up the titular fall with a promise that "the lights of justice have been awak

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"Oh god I hope this doesn't sucker my friends back into WoW. I was planning on enjoying some ..."

- TheLobotomist see all 24 comments

World of Warcraft Patch 3.3.0 Released

By Alice O'Connor, Dec 08, 2009 5:35am PST

It's once again patch day in Azeroth as World of Warcraft version 3.3.0 hits the realms, available in manual update form from FileShack in US/Aus,...

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"The homogenization of classes killed wow for me. I miss the days when classes brought unique ..."

- Sniper21 see all 99 comments

Blizzard: We Announce All Our Games Too Early

By Chris Faylor, Nov 23, 2009 12:00pm PST

Following up on word that Blizzard's Diablo III won't arrive in 2010, studio design VP Rob Pardo has admitted that the delay-heavy studio behind...

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"Doesn't bother me anymore. I expect it nowadays. In the meantime there are plenty of great ..."

- matrixneo42 see all 69 comments