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...


"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....


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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"...


"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...


"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...


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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


"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...


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

- TheMongbat see all 43 comments