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World of Warcraft 'lost our way a little' with Cataclysm

By Steve Watts, Mar 12, 2013 9:00am PDT

World of Warcraft lead system designer Greg Street says Blizzard "lost our way a little bit" with Cataclysm, which the team tried to rectify with Pandaria and subsequent patches.


"They didn't 'RE-Find' their way with the new expansion either. I played WoW since Beta, and ..."

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World of Warcraft 'Thunder King' patch 5.2 adds new raid, bosses

By John Keefer, Mar 05, 2013 5:00pm PST

The Thunder King has been unleashed in Pandaria with the newest content update for Blizzard's World of Warcraft. The 5.2 patch was released today and includes a new raid, new world bosses, and a new hub for daily quests that players usually loathe for building rep with a new...


"We should tax anyone that plays WoW 100%. Boom unemployement solved. "

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Activision seeks new hits to ease reliance on Call of Duty, World of Warcraft revenue

By Steve Watts, Feb 28, 2013 10:10am PST

Activision says that 83% of its net revenue comes from only four franchises (Call of Duty, Diablo, Skylanders, and World of Warcraft), so it has set plans in motion to generate new earners in case any of those fall short.


"Yes, including my beloved Project Gotham Racing franchise/developer. :-("

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'Moon,' 'Source Code' director chosen for Warcraft movie

By John Keefer, Jan 31, 2013 12:30pm PST

Not much has been said about the new Warcraft movie since Sam Raimi said he was no longer directing the film. But now, Legendary Pictures has announced his replacement, grabbing the the director of sci-fi films Moon and Source Code.


"I missed that the first time. When I found out that's what happened I suddenly decided I liked ..."

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World of Warcraft Pandaria patch to add quest hub, large raid dungeon

By Steve Watts, Dec 28, 2012 12:30pm PST

World of Warcraft's Mists of Pandaria is preparing for a major patch in early 2013, which will add a new quest hub, raid dungeon, world bosses, pets, and balance changes.


"yeah *all* the dailies take 2 to 3 hours, you only really need to do enough to spend valour ..."

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New Mists of Pandaria raid dungeon opens

By John Keefer, Oct 31, 2012 5:00pm PDT

Blizzard has opened the new Heart of Fear raid dungeon for World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria and has outlined the schedule for the opening of heroic mode and the next raid, Terrace of Endless Spring.


World of Warcraft exploit slays cities

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 08, 2012 6:00am PDT

World of Warcraft cities across several servers were turned into tombs over the weekend as naughty hackers with insta-kill powers ran amok, slaying players and NPCs alike. One claims the hack has been used for almost a month against monsters, but Blizzard recently detected i...


"Was the hack actually being used for around a month? Or is that what somebody said they had ..."

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Mists of Pandaria sales well below last two WoW expansions

By John Keefer, Oct 04, 2012 11:00am PDT

Blizzard has released the latest sales figures for the new World of Warcraft expansion, Mists of Pandaria, and while they are solid numbers for most games, the debut of the Pandarens was not a huge success by company standards. Sales were 2.7 million for the first week, down...


"I didn't really know the GW2 numbers, that's actually really impressive. They're doing a lot of ..."

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Mists of Pandaria travelogue: Fun farming faction

By John Keefer, Oct 03, 2012 12:00pm PDT

The road through Pandaria takes many twists and turns, and today's travelogue finds my hunter running errands for the numerous new factions in the latest World of Warcraft expansion, Mists of Pandaria.


WoW: Mists of Pandaria opens first raid

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 03, 2012 7:30am PDT

Now that you've had a few weeks to prance gaily around the definitely-not-Asian land of Pandaria, it's time to put on your raiding trousers and get down to serious business. Blizzard yesterday opened up the Mogu'shan Vaults, World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria's first raid ...


"Beta is beta. Not everyone was in it. The timing of this article and the topic at hand clearly ..."

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Mists of Pandaria travelogue: A hunter among pandas

By John Keefer, Sep 27, 2012 2:00pm PDT

MY hunter takes on the Mists of Pandaria in a new travelogue for the recently released World of Warcraft expansion.


Mists of Pandaria opens to invading World of Warcraft players

By John Keefer, Sep 25, 2012 7:30am PDT

Players have been storming the shores of the panda lands since midnight PT with the launch of Mists of Pandaria, the latest expansion for World of Warcraft.


"Heh, well that's highly subjective. Never hooked me, though I did like vanilla, TBC and Wrath. ..."

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Abbreviated Caffeinated! Mists of Pandaria Collector's unboxing

By John Keefer, Sep 21, 2012 10:25am PDT

It's an Abbreviated Caffeinated today as I got my copy of Mists of Pandaria Collector's Edition today. So I figured I'd take a look inside. Standard Blizzard CE fare.


"The best part of WoW, was first playing it. I played an undead character, and doing the initial ..."

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World of Warcraft 5.04 patch detailed

By Steve Watts, Aug 27, 2012 10:30am PDT

Blizzard has given a detailed outline of the World of Warcraft 5.0.4 patch to accompany Mists of Pandaria.


"This is actually it. I will not buy this WoW expansion. It's not enough to get me interested ..."

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World of Warcraft opening new races to all

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 17, 2012 8:15am PDT

If you fancy playing a pandaman in World of Warcraft but don't much fancy actually buying the Mists of Pandaria expansion, good news! Blizzard will be opening every race up to all players, whether they own the expansion which introduced them or not.


"Anyone thinking about playing this again? If Shackers are down, I'll go back but otherwise, I ..."

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