World of Warcraft

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

World of Warcraft 'Call of the Crusade' Patch to Add New 80 Player Battleground

By Chris Faylor, Jun 15, 2009 3:37pm PDT

Blizzard has revealed that the upcoming "Call of the Crusade" content patch for World of Warcraft will deliver a new player-versus-player...

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"Looking forward to a new battleground, I hate siege weaponry so so much though - I'm hoping they ..."

- Guybrushed see all 13 comments

BlizzCon 09 Attendees Get WoW Space Marine Pet

By Chris Faylor, May 12, 2009 8:55am PDT

Continuing its tradition of providing BlizzCon attendees with an exclusive World of Warcraft item, Blizzard has unveiled this year's bonus....

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"I had high hopes for a flying mount this year. 2005: Murky 2007: Murloc Suit 2008: Murloc ..."

- jackomack see all 19 comments

Peggle Hits World of Warcraft with Peggle-based Loot Rolling, Custom Talent Tree

By Nick Breckon, Apr 23, 2009 12:31pm PDT

PopCap today announced the release of its popular casual game Peggle as free add-on for World of Warcraft. Strangely enough, the Peggle port is...

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"It's only a matter of time now before we see Blizzard launch 'World of Warcraft: Operating ..."

- GenBanks see all 43 comments

World of Warcraft Patch 3.1.0 Released

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 14, 2009 8:31am PDT

Now available over on FileShack is the 3.0.9 to 3.1.0 World of Warcraft patch. This latest update to Blizzard's monstrously successful MMORPG...

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"I don't just play to play the game, I meet a lot of cool people and it's a lot more fun to play ..."

- esmokah see all 63 comments

April Fools' Day Serves World of Warcraft Players

By Chris Faylor, Apr 01, 2009 10:35am PDT

Not content with pimping your epic mount? Blizzard Entertainment had another World of Warcraft-related April Fools' gag up its sleeve: the PvP...

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"lol Acy Slater = A.C. Slater from saved by the bell = mario... lopez?"

- Chogons see all 8 comments

World of Warcraft Pimps April Fools' Day

By Chris Faylor, Apr 01, 2009 7:58am PDT

Esteemed developer Blizzard Entertainment kicked off April Fools' Day with word that World of Warcraft may soon add a new "Pimp My Mount"...

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"The joke with the tauren commander in SC 2 was better, and I was actually hoping it was for real ..."

- Johnnsen see all 21 comments

World of Warcraft Quests: By The (Insane) Numbers

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, Mar 26, 2009 5:26pm PDT

digg_url = 'http://www.shacknews.com/onearticle.x/57891'; digg_title = 'this text can not have a quotemark'; It wasn't all mistakes and regrets...

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"I must point out the irony that most of these posts and the article itself proves about ..."

- SirXena see all 35 comments

Lead Blizzard Dev Outlines 9 WoW Quest Problems, Admits to Designing Stranglethorn Quest

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, Mar 26, 2009 4:42pm PDT

With a scant 40 minutes to address the gathered masses, former World of Warcraft director Jeffery Kaplan had a lot to cover in his "The Cruise...

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Blizzard: Game Developers Are Not Shakespeare, Need to Stop 'Writing Books' in Games

By Nick Breckon and Chris Faylor, Mar 26, 2009 4:36pm PDT

During a presentation at this year's Game Developers Conference, former World of Warcraft director Jeffrey Kaplan took a moment to address the...

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"Hes not saying that storyline and narrative should be lessened, hes actually talking about the ..."

- hyperwired see all 89 comments

Blizzard Details Secret World of Warcraft 'Progressive Percentage' Item Drop Mechanic

By Nick Breckon, Mar 26, 2009 4:06pm PDT

Former World of Warcraft lead designer and current next-gen Blizzard MMO director Jeffrey Kaplan today detailed a behind-the-scenes system of drop...

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"I don't know how many Molten Core runs i've done but lets just say i really FUCKING HATE THE ..."

- [7]kami see all 28 comments

World of Warcraft Mountain Dew Represents Synergy

By Nick Breckon, Mar 18, 2009 12:56pm PDT

Blizzard today announced that it will soon be capitalizing on the lucrative gamer energy drink market by releasing Warcraft-themed flavors of...

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"What no fruity new flavors for Diablo III to go along with the fruity new colors? "

- destroy.all.monsters see all 41 comments

Blizzard Reveals 'Ulduar' World of Warcraft Update

By Chris Faylor, Feb 18, 2009 9:35am PST

World of Warcraft developer Blizzard has unveiled the next major addition to its successful PC MMO, the Ulduar dungeon, which will arrive via the...

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"I'm so sick of these fucking siege vehicles. They took all the pvp out of pvp and they're in the ..."

- MrBig0 see all 49 comments

World of Warcraft Dual Talents Detailed

By Nick Breckon, Feb 13, 2009 12:00pm PST

By far one of the more interesting updates coming to Blizzard's World of Warcraft, dual talent specialization has now been thoroughly outlined by...

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"This is nothing more than a huge bonus for Paladins, Druids, Warriors, Priests, Shaman, and DKs. ..."

- pigvomit see all 67 comments

World of Warcraft Director Leaves Popular Game, Moving on to Blizzard's Next MMO

By Chris Faylor, Feb 12, 2009 2:29pm PST

Blizzard's Jeff Kaplan has left his post as the director of the popular PC MMO World of Warcraft in order to help out with the company's...

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"Sorry Jeff, there's a HUGE difference between 11.5 million subscribers and a "tremendous ..."

- Inarion see all 73 comments

World of Warcraft Patch 3.0.8 Released

By Chris Faylor, Jan 20, 2009 8:00am PST

Now available on FileShack is the World of Warcraft 3.0.3 to 3.0.8 patch. The latest update for Blizzard's increasingly popular MMO brings a...

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"Whatever they did, it introduced the lag monster back into the wild :("

- TheMongbat see all 43 comments