Tag: World of Warcraft

Blizzard Rumored To Be Working On A ‘Warcraft’ Game Similar To ‘Pokémon GO’

Blizzard is ready to shake up the mobile gaming landscape soon. It’s reportedly developing a ‘World of Warcraft’ game that’ll borrow elements from none other than ‘Pokémon GO.’

Video Games November 24, 2018

World Of Warcraft Subscription Fee Now Also Includes Access To Base Game And Most Expansions

Blizzard overhauled the 'World of Warcraft' subscription model ahead of the Battle for Azeroth release. Players will now only need to pay the $15 monthly subscription fee to gain access to the base game and its first six expansions.

Video Games July 19, 2018

World Of Warcraft Player Gets 1 Year In Prison And Fined For Almost $30,000 For DDoS Attack

A World of Warcraft player responsible for a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on the game's servers was handed one year in prison along with a fine around $30,000. He had to be extradited from Romania to the U.S.

Video Games May 8, 2018

Blizzard Announces 'World Of Warcraft' Battle For Azeroth Expansion's Release Date

Blizzard finally announced that the 'World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth' will be released on Aug. 14. Upon arrival, it will bring a slew of new players and gameplay mechanics, including some PvP and PvE settings.

Video Games April 7, 2018

'StarCraft' Turns 20 Years Old: Blizzard Will Celebrate By Giving Away Crossover Gifts

Blizzard will celebrate the 20th anniversary of 'StarCraft' by giving away in-game items. Crossover gifts include a 'Diablo III' pet that looks like a Terran Battlecruiser and a skin for Widowmaker of 'Overwatch' fashioned after Sarah Kerrigan.

Video Games March 4, 2018

Monster Hunter World Devs Want To Add Characters From ‘World Of Warcraft,’ But Don’t Hold Your Breath

Capcom's launch date for 'Monster Hunter World' is just a couple of days away. Game directors share what they would love to see in the future like 'World of Warcraft' characters and more.

Video Games January 22, 2018

BlizzCon 2017 Roundup: Here Are The Biggest Announcements For Hearthstone, HOTS, Overwatch, StarCraft II, And WoW

BlizzCon 2017 was a huge success, and Blizzard announced a lot of big updates for its games, from 'Hearthstone' and 'Heroes of the Storm' to 'Overwatch,' 'StarCraft II,' and 'World of Warcraft.'

Video Games November 6, 2017

World Of Warcraft At BlizzCon 2017: Battle For Azeroth Expansion, Level Scaling In All Zones, And Vanilla Servers

Blizzard made several announcements at BlizzCon 2017 for 'World of Warcraft.' The MMORPG will soon launch its next expansion Battle of Azeroth, expand the dynamic level scaling system, and introduce vanilla servers.

Video Games November 4, 2017

Blizzard Secretly Made 'World Of Warcraft' Enemies More Powerful, And Players Are Not Happy About It

Blizzard recently rolled out Patch 7.2: The Tomb of Sargeras for the long-running 'World of Warcraft' MMORPG. The update, however, secretly included a change that made enemies more powerful according to the player's item level.

Video Games March 30, 2017

'World Of Warcraft' Phishing Campaign Has One Objective: Lure Gamers With Free In-Game Pet Promise

A phishing scam has impacted the 'World of Warcraft' and compromises user credentials. The phishing campaign is designed to lure players by supposedly offering free pets in the game.

Security March 29, 2017

Blizzard Ends Windows Vista, XP Support: ‘Hearthstone,’ ‘World Of Warcraft,’ ‘Starcraft II,” And More Soon Unplayable

Blizzard has officially announced plans to end support for many of its games on Windows XP and Vista. Beginning later this year, Vista and XP holdouts must update to a newer OS to play Blizzard’s games.

Video Games February 22, 2017

Here Are 5 Games With Hot Valentine's Day Events, Why 'Overwatch' Has None

Here are five games with confirmed awesome Valentine's Day events. These are giving away costumes, items, pets and other merchandise as well as in-game events such as fireworks display and NPC popularity contest.

Video Games February 13, 2017

Use 'World Of Warcraft' Gold To Buy 'Overwatch' Loot Boxes, 'Hearthstone' Card Packs, And More: Here's How

Blizzard has announced that 'World of Warcraft' players can now exchange their gold to claim Tokens for credits and use them to buy 'Overwatch' loot boxes, 'Hearthstone' card packs, and 'Heroes of the Storm' content.

Video Games February 6, 2017

Blizzard To Celebrate 20 Years Of 'Diablo' Through Events On 'World Of Warcraft,' 'Hearthstone,' 'Overwatch,' 'StarCraft II,' And 'Heroes Of The Storm'

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of 'Diablo,' Blizzard will launch special in-game events and items in its other titles. This will be in addition to The Darkening of Tristram, which will be coming to 'Diablo III: Reaper of Souls' players.

Video Games December 28, 2016

'World Of Warcraft' 12th Anniversary Event Gives Players The Chance To Own A Corgi Pup

Blizzard has launched an event to commemorate the 12th anniversary of 'World of Warcraft.' One of the things that players can acquire as part of the celebration is the adorable Corgi Pup.

Video Games November 25, 2016

'World Of Warcraft' Legacy Server Nostalrius Revival In The Works: Will Blizzard Do Something About It?

Nostalrius, the 'World of Warcraft' legacy server shut down by Blizzard earlier this year, is being revived. Blizzard has acknowledged the demand for legacy servers, but so far has not made significant progress on the project.

Video Games November 7, 2016

'Hearthstone' Expansion Mean Streets Of Gadgetzan: Release Date, Crime Families, Cards And Everything Else To Expect

'Hearthstone' new major update involves an expansion pack that pooled the meanest and greatest criminals in the 'World of Warcraft' universe. The characters are lumped together in crime families similar to the notorious Italian mafia.

Video Games November 4, 2016

Did 'Legion' Push 'World Of Warcraft' Subscribers Back To Over 10 Million? Just A Misquote, Blizzard Says

A 'World of Warcraft' game designer revealed that the number of subscribers for the MMORPG was back at 10.1 million after the release of the 'Legion' expansion. The figure, however, was said by Blizzard to be a misquote.

Video Games October 5, 2016

'World Of Warcraft' Players Accidentally Awakened A Massive, Hidden Boss In Their Search For An Elusive Mount

A hunt for a hidden mount transformed into a fight for survival for one group of 'World of Wacraft' players.

Video Games September 8, 2016

Blizzard Releases 'World Of Warcraft: Legion Companion': How Can The App Help Your Adventures?

Blizzard's 'World Of Warcraft: Legion Companion' app will allow players to get the most out of the game's latest expansion. Through the free app, gamers can do things such as manage Order Hall tasks and send followers out on missions.

Apps/Software September 7, 2016

Duncan Jones Is Up For Doing 'Warcraft' Sequel, But Will It Happen?

The fantasy epic 'Warcraft' performed well overseas, but failed to find an audience in the United States. Will a sequel happen?

Movies/TV Shows August 30, 2016

One Level In And 'World Of Warcraft: Legion' Is Already Off To A Great Start

The latest expansion for 'World of Warcraft' puts players at the center.

Video Games August 30, 2016

It Is Now Easy To Stream Blizzard Games Such As 'Overwatch' And 'Hearthstone' On Facebook: Your Move, Twitch

Blizzard Streaming, first announced a couple of months ago, has now been launched. The feature makes it easier for gamers to live stream the Blizzard titles they play on the PC through their Facebook accounts.

Video Games August 27, 2016

This Blacksmith Just Brought Ashbringer Sword From 'World Of Warcraft' To Life

Ashbringer is one of the most powerful weapons in all of 'Warcraft' lore, and now, it exists in the real world.

Geek August 26, 2016

Prepare For 'World Of Warcraft: Legion' With These Fantastic Animated Shorts

The latest expansion for 'World of Warcraft' is less than a month away, and three animated shorts from Blizzard help set the stage.

Video Games August 5, 2016

Xur From 'Destiny' Has Found His Way Into 'World Of Warcraft'

The exotic gear merchant from 'Destiny' can be found in the upcoming expansion to Blizzard's 'World of Warcraft' MMO.

Video Games August 3, 2016

'World Of Warcraft: Legion' Pre-Expansion Patch Lands Tomorrow, Here's Everything That's Changing

Blizzard's MMO is getting some dramatic changes ahead of the game's next expansion pack.

Video Games July 18, 2016

Blizzard To Release Silence Penalty Against Abusive 'World Of Warcraft' Players

Blizzard will be rolling out a silence penalty to punish 'World of Warcraft' players who use abusive language in the game's chat functions. The penalty will last 24 hours the first time, and then double for each succeeding offense.

Video Games July 14, 2016

Attention, 'World Of Warcraft' Gamers: A Script Going Around Will Steal All Your Gold

A scam going around different realms in 'World of Warcraft' will cause victims to lose their hard-earned gold. The scammer requests targets to run a script, with victims also sending whispers to their friends to run the same command.

Video Games July 8, 2016

'Warcraft' Is Now The Most Successful Video Game Movie Ever (Thanks To China)

'Warcraft' is flopping in North America, but has proved to be a huge hit overseas. The video game adaptation is raking in huge profits in China.

Movies/TV Shows June 20, 2016

This Is Why 'World Of Warcraft' Won't Have Legacy Servers Anytime Soon

Don't expect to see an official 'World of Warcraft' legacy server anytime soon, as Blizzard explains all the work that would be involved to make it happen.

Video Games June 10, 2016

How Does The 'Warcraft' Film Change The Lore Of The Games?

The 'Warcraft' film is based on Blizzard Entertainment's hit fantasy game series. However, it doesn't appear too afraid to change key aspects of existing canon when necessary.

Movies/TV Shows June 9, 2016

'Warcraft' Perfectly Mirrors Azeroth From 'World of Warcraft' In These Comparison Images

'Warcraft' is just about as faithful to its source material as a movie a can be.

Movies/TV Shows June 8, 2016

Jamie Lee Curtis Shows Up At 'Warcraft' Premiere In Cosplay

Although actress Jamie Lee Curtis isn't in the 'Warcraft' movie, that didn't stop the actress from showing up at the film's premiere in full-on cosplay. She dressed up as an orc from 'World of Warcraft.'

Geek June 7, 2016

Soon You Can Stream Blizzard Video Games Via Facebook Live: Will It Be A Twitch Killer?

Blizzard will be adding Facebook functionality to many of its games for the PC, including 'Overwatch.' The move is seen as a challenge to the current leaders of the video game streaming industry such as Twitch.

Video Games June 7, 2016

'Warcraft' International Box Office Might Determine The Film Franchise's Future

Estimates are showing a strong international debut for 'Warcraft,' despite negative reviews.

Movies/TV Shows June 6, 2016

Duncan Jones Reveals Dad David Bowie Got A Sneak Peek At 'Warcraft' Before Anyone Else

The road to get the 'Warcraft' movie made was full of personal turmoil for Duncan Jones. The director shares that it was also his last film that his father, David Bowie, got a sneak peek before his passing.

Movies/TV Shows May 30, 2016

Early 'Warcraft' Reviews Are In, And They Aren't Good

What's the verdict on the upcoming 'Warcraft' film? It's still early, but inital reviews aren't positive.

Movies/TV Shows May 25, 2016

Breaching The Great Wall: Microsoft Teams Up With NetEase To Bring 'Minecraft' To China

Microsoft announced that it is partnering up with Mojang and NetEase after signing a five-year deal to license the hugely popular 'Minecraft's' mobile and PC versions in China.

Video Games May 22, 2016

Get A Free Copy of 'World Of Warcraft' Game By Seeing The Movie

Blizzard Entertainment will give codes for a free download of its MMORPG 'World of Warcraft' to fans who go and see the 'Warcraft' movie at select movie theater chains.

Movies/TV Shows May 17, 2016

'Warcraft's' Trailer Remade With 'World Of Warcraft' Visuals Is A Treat For Fans Of The Game

This is what the upcoming 'Warcraft' film would look like in 'World of Warcraft.'

Video Games May 16, 2016

'World Of Warcraft' Looks To Be Getting Some 'Warcraft' Movie Tie-In Items

Players will be able to wield some of the iconic weapons from the upcoming film adaptation.

Video Games May 11, 2016

Medivh And Chromie Of 'Warcraft' Are Joining 'Heroes Of The Storm'

The 'Warcraft' characters will be coming in the next two months, alongside new skins and mounts.

Video Games May 6, 2016

Check Out 'World Of Warcraft's Duskwood In HD On Unreal Engine 4

'World of Warcraft' still looks good, even 12 years later, but it's hard to deny that the game could use a facelift - and that's exactly where the Unreal Engine 4 comes in.

Video Games April 29, 2016

Blizzard Shuts Down Vanilla 'World Of Warcraft' Server Nostalrius, Considers 'Pristine Realm' As Replacement

Blizzard has released its response regarding the vanilla 'World of Warcraft' server Nostalrius shutdown. The company says it is considering 'pristine realm' as a replacement for Nostalrius.

Video Games April 28, 2016

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