Posts Tagged World of Warcraft


Watch some of BlizzCon 2013 free – Check our schedule for start times in your time zone

There’s some good news if you’re strapped for cash and want to watch some of BlizzCon 2013 as Blizzard will be airing some of the event for free.

By Paul Younger | 8 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

New Call of Duty in 2014 and significant World of Warcraft content incoming

Activision Blizzard has just held their Q3 2013 financials conference call and it brings a few bits and pieces of  interesting information. 

By Paul Younger | 7 Nov 2013 | Comments Off

Warlords of Draenor trademarked by Blizzard – Next WoW expansion?

There’s some more Blizzard trademark action once again, this time for the name Warlords of Draenor.

By Paul Younger | 2 Nov 2013 | 1

BlizzCon 2013 Schedule revealed

Blizzard are gearing up for BlizzCon next month with the reveal of the event schedule.

By Paul Younger | 18 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Blizzard win legal case against World of Warcraft bot company

Over the years there has been so many different bots to automate actions in World of Warcraft and other Blizzard games but Blizzard has a zero tolerance policy when it comes to cheating in their games.

By Paul Younger | 17 Oct 2013 | Comments Off

Legendary Pictures reveal World of Warcraft movie release date

It’s finally happening, a release date for the World of Warcraft movie has just been revealed by Legendary Pictures.

By Paul Younger | 2 Oct 2013 | 2

Blizzard registers trademark for Heroes of the Storm

Blizzard has been busy filing more trademarks, this time for Heroes of the Storm which has now been filed in the US following a New Zealand trademark filing for the same name.

By Paul Younger | 30 Sep 2013 | 1

World of Warcraft Siege of Orgrimmar patch 5.4 goes live tomorrow

The next major content update for World of Warcraft arrives tomorrow and it’s called Siege of Orgrimmar.

By Paul Younger | 9 Sep 2013 | Comments Off

World of Warcraft subscriber numbers continue to fall

World of Warcraft subscriber numbers are becoming a regular feature every time a financial report is issued by Activision Blizzard.

By Elly | 26 Jul 2013 | 2

Blizzard’s new Battle.Net launcher demoed in video

Blizzard are in the process of testing their Steam/Origin-like desktop launcher system for Battle.Net to provide easy access to their game information, and some video footage has surfaced today.

By Paul Younger | 23 Jul 2013 | Comments Off

Legendary don’t want to “screw it up” with World of Warcraft movie

The World of Warcraft movie feels a little like Duke Nukem Forever.

By Paul Younger | 3 Jul 2013 | 4

Filming of World of Warcraft movie starts early 2014

The World of Warcraft movie has been talked about for years but it’s one of those videogame movie tie-in projects that seemed to never quite get off the ground.

By Paul Younger | 3 Jun 2013 | 1

Blizzard confirms Project Titan team reduction and redesign

Following last night’s news that Blizzard were going back to the drawing board with their unannounced MMO codenamed Project Titan, they have confirmed the story that the game is being redesigned.

By Paul Younger | 29 May 2013 | 1

World of Warcraft figures continue to decline

Activision Blizzard’s latest financial call revealed a continual decline in World of Warcraft subscriptions.

By Paul Younger | 9 May 2013 | 2

World of Warcraft getting in-game browser

Blizzard has announced that World of Warcraft will be getting it’s own in-game browser.

By Paul Younger | 10 Apr 2013 | Comments Off

PC gaming is growing with record revenues says report

A report by the PCGaming Alliance, the non-profit body which includes Intel, AMD,  Epic and other notable players in the PC gaming industry, reveals that PC gaming is on the rise.

By Paul Younger | 28 Mar 2013 | Comments Off

World of Warcraft numbers decline, Blizzard “aggressively” support Diablo 3

Last night was the latest financial call from Activision Blizzard which threw up more big numbers and comments on how well they are doing with game such as Skylanders and Call of Duty.

By Paul Younger | 8 Feb 2013 | 3

World of Warcraft 5.2 patch hits PTRs – DOTA style Battleground uncovered

Blizzard has now kicked the World of Warcraft 5.2 patch live on the PTR servers.

By Paul Younger | 3 Jan 2013 | 3

Football Manager 2013 Still Tops UK Charts

Football Manager 2013 tops the UK PC Game charts for week ending 15 December followed closely by the Sims 3.

By Paul Younger | 17 Dec 2012 | Comments Off

Risky Business 1: Innovation

In this feature series, we’ll be trying to puzzle out the whys and wherefores of making successful games.

By Tim McDonald | 16 Nov 2012 | 1

Blizzard being sued over Authenticator requirement to protect information

A class action lawsuit has been filed by a plaintiff called Benjamin Bell against Activision Blizzard claiming that Blizzard are  “deceptively and unfairly” charging their customers by asking them to purchase a Blizzard authenticator to ensure the safety of their accounts on Battle.Net.

By Paul Younger | 9 Nov 2012 | 7

2.7 million Mists of Pandaria copies sold in first week

All week analysts have been discussing the sales figures for World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria and today Blizzard revealed the first week sales figures.

By Paul Younger | 4 Oct 2012 | Comments Off

Mists of Pandaria expects significant boost from digital sales say analysts

A few days ago, reports of disappointing sales of World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria from analysts Lazard Capital Market may have raised a few eyebrows  but Blizzard should not be concerned according to analysts Brean Murray, Carrett & Co.

By Paul Younger | 2 Oct 2012 | 3

Analysts say Mists of Pandaria sales performance disappointing

It’s only been out a few days but initial sales figures are said to be disappointing according to investment bank Lazard Capital Market.

By Paul Younger | 28 Sep 2012 | 8

Blizzard: Activision has “unfair reputation”, has never influenced WoW design

In a recent Q&A session, Word of Warcraft game director Tom Chilton has taken a stand as a staunch defender of little ol’ Activision.

By John Robertson | 12 Sep 2012 | Comments Off

Report: Vivendi still looking to sell Activision Blizzard; Sony not interested, Microsoft haggling price

Media powerhouse Vivendi is still looking to get rid of its majority €8 billion stake in Activision Blizzard, a “credible source” claims.

By John Robertson | 7 Sep 2012 | 3

WoW: Mists of Pandaria launch events detailed

Blizzard has announced plans for numerous launch events to celebrate World of Warcraft’s Panda love-in expansion Mists of Pandaria, which is released on the evening of 24 September.

By John Robertson | 4 Sep 2012 | 1

US Sanctions Block World of Warcraft in Iran

A couple of days ago we reported that Blizzard players in Iran were unable to connect to the BattleNet service for World of Warcraft.

By Paul Younger | 25 Aug 2012 | 2

Lifesize Thrall made out of LEGO [World of Warcraft]

Gamescom 2012 was a bit of a disappointment in terms of the quantity of booth babes this year.

By John Robertson | 24 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Iranian government blocks access to Battle.net

Politically speaking, the citizens of Iran have much larger concerns than videogaming.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Aug 2012 | 8