Posts Tagged World of Warcraft


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

World of Warcraft F2P level cap will not be going above 20

Blizzard, high and mighty developer of World of Warcraft, has no plan to raise the free-to-play portion of the game’s level cap above 20.

By John Robertson | 23 Aug 2012 | 3

Latest World of Warcraft patch will make all races playable

When Blizzard releases forthcoming patch 5.0.4 for World of Warcraft, race choices will no longer be restricted by which expansions you own.

By Peter Parrish | 17 Aug 2012 | 5

Pandamonium: World of Warcraft lures you into the Mists of Pandaria [Video]

Like it or not, the pandas are coming. To be precise, they’re coming on 25 September, when World of Warcraft will expand to encompass the Mists of Pandaria.

By Peter Parrish | 16 Aug 2012 | Comments Off

Best quarter ever for Blizzard but World of Warcraft subscribers continue to drop

This evening Activision Blizzard held their 2012 second quarter investor call and it was a mixed bag of for Blizzard.

By Paul Younger | 3 Aug 2012 | 2

Star Wars: The Old Republic going free to play

There has been speculation for some time that EA and Bioware’s MMO would go free to play and today during EA’s investor call they finally announced that the game will be going free to play.

By Paul Younger | 31 Jul 2012 | Comments Off

World of Warcraft film still exists, Sam Raimi no longer directing

It’s been a long, long time since any public statements were made about the World of Warcraft film project, to the extent that most people had probably come to the tacit assumption that it was no longer happening.

By Peter Parrish | 18 Jul 2012 | Comments Off