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,...


"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....


"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...


"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...


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

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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...


"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...


"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...


"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,...


"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",...


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...


"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...


"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...


"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


"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,...


"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...


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

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