World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft 8.0 Randomly Appears on Beta Tracking Site

We’re still a couple of weeks away from this year’s BlizzCon and presumed confirmation of a new WoW expansion, but a discovery from a Redditor is …

MMOGs

Primordian’s weird and alien world was created by a World of Warcraft art lead

<i>Presented by Intel</i><p><b></b>“Someone brought one of the headsets into work, and that was literally the moment I realized I had to work on VR. It was that impressive to me.”<p>Jason Morris had been working at Blizzard for 10 years as an art lead on games like World of Warcraft and Titan before the sci-fi MMO was …

Warbanners Review – Neat Ideas Buried Under a Mountain of Tedium

October 19, 2017<p>Share This<p>Warbanners Review<p><i>Warbanners</i> is exactly the kind of game I like to slowly fall in love with. Turn-based tactics have always …

Neat

10 Ways The World of Warcraft Is Identical To The World Of Entrepreneurship

Guild chat and Slack are essentially the same thing.<p>When I was 17 years old, I was one of the highest ranked World of Warcraft players in North America (I wrote a memoir about it too).<p>When I turned 27 years old, I launched my first company, Digital Press.<p>Couldn't tell you a single thing I learned …

Entrepreneurship

Vanilla World of Warcraft project, Elysium, has been dissolved

A scandal involving embezzlement and gold selling.

PC Gaming

PeaceCraft: Raandyy returns for The Great Gnomeregan Run

You can’t keep Raandyy down<p>You thought he’d hung up his pacifist mantle for good. You thought his quest had ended. And, well ... it did, technically. But Raandyy the Gnome, star of our PeaceCraft series, logged back into <i>World of Warcraft</i> this past weekend to take part in The Great Gnomeregan Run. …

Gaming

A schism tears unofficial legacy World of Warcraft service Elysium apart

Elysium, the private/pirate vanilla World of Warcraft server that took over from Nostalrius, has imploded amid allegations the people in charge were …

Overwatch's loot box system isn't as innocent as it seems

With October well underway, games far and wide have been busy setting down the pumpkins, hanging up the cobwebs, and showing off their spooky side. …

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Running of the Gnomes Raises $16k for Breast Cancer Vaccine

What do you get when you have scores of pink-haired Gnomes running through Azeroth? You get the World of Warcraft Running of the Gnomes, of course! …

MMOGs

Then and now with the WoW dev team

Sometimes pictures only tell part of a story, but that part is worth exploring. World of Warcraft has been out since 2004, and was in various stages …

Activision Blizzard

Game boss interview: Rob Pardo says playtesting is critical to game design

Rob Pardo developed his relentless focus on excellent game design when he was at Blizzard Entertainment, making games, such as StarCraft, Warcraft III, and World of Warcraft. He learned to experiment and playtest and to do that over and over again until the game felt right. He also learned to let …

Game Development

Blizzard bans numerous cheaters after detection of bot use

Blizzard dropped the ban hammer late last night as a wave of suspensions went out to World of Warcraft players. The purge apparently happened at …

Blizzard

Here are all the in-game items you get with the BlizzCon 2017 virtual ticket

Every year, Blizzard put on their own convention and event: BlizzCon. It's the time of the year when Blizzard announce a huge amount of what to expect over the next 12 months. It's when they'll announce any new games, expansions, and typically a huge amount of extra content for their existing …

Diablo

Venezuela extends expired passports for two years amid paper and ink shortages

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro signed an emergency decree earlier this week extending expired passports for two more years amid a widespread shortage of paper and ink at the government agency that issues the travel documents.<p>Demand for new passports in Venezuela is at a record high – at least …

Venezuela

Running of the Gnomes benefiting breast cancer research is tomorrow

Every year for the past eight years, the Running of the Gnomes event has raised money and awareness for breast cancer research while also allowing …

Cancer

Groundbreakers: 21 Video Games That Changed The World

These days, finding a good game is as simple as firing up Steam, snagging whatever demo is hot, or doing nothing more than downloading an emulator – …

Pokémon Go

World of Warcraft abilities as demonstrated by Spongebob clips

Sometimes you see a thing, and after you see it, you have absolutely no idea how to best describe it. So first, I'll let you see this thing.

Activision Blizzard

BlizzCon 2017 Early Access Gear Sale is now live

It looks like Blizzard wasn’t quite done when they announced the rest of this year’s in-game goodies. Shortly after, the annual pre-sale for BlizzCon …

Activision Blizzard

When a gameplay mechanic change stops you from playing

I was watching my friends chat on Twitter as I do, and one of them said that every since they changed Mercy’s ultimate he’s stopped playing Overwatch …

Activision Blizzard

Why Tencent's Subsidiary Copied PlayerUnknown's 'Battlegrounds'

PlayerUnknown’s online Battle Royale-type game Battlegrounds is now the world’s fifth top-grossing PC game. It is trailing Tencent’s first-person …

Business

Blizzcon 2017: Everything we know about the annual convention | Trusted Reviews

Blizzard Entertainment comes together with fans and developers alike every year to celebrate its growing catalogue of iconic games and passion for …

Gear & Gadgets

Blizzard adds “appear offline” feature to Battle.net

Blizzard has launched a new beta version of its Battle.net client, which has several new features.

Blizzard

Overwatch Halloween 2017 skins LEAKED - Halloween Terror skins leak ahead of release date

1 of 34<p><b>UPDATE ONE:</b> More details have emerged about the Overwatch Halloween Terror 2017 event after new skins for Mei, Symmetra, Reaper and Zenyatta …

Halloween

WoW's Q&A Discusses 7.3.2 Legendaries, RNG, and Argus Flight

Yesterday was yet another World of Warcraft Q&A session, and with it there was the usual gamut of various questions from players that covered a …

MMOGs

Final Fantasy: Back from the brink of disaster

On the rocks just five years ago, Final Fantasy is back to being one of the industry's top franchises - courtesy of some bold risk-taking from Square …

Gaming Industry

Blizzard looks to 'evolve' Battle.net with new social features

Blizzard is bringing a handful of new social features to the beta version of its Battle.net desktop app, including user profiles, avatars, and group …

Game Design

Blizzard teases ‘World of Warcraft’ expansion news coming at Blizzcon 2017

It has been well over a year since the release of <i>World of Warcraft: Legion</i>, the latest expansion in the massively popular online game, and dedicated …

Gaming

Join Geek & Sundry on the Road to BlizzCon! Announcements, Exclusives, and More

BlizzCon is nearly upon us again, and we couldn’t be more excited for one of our favorite conventions of the year! Not only is BlizzCon a fantastic …

Board Games

Here is the 2017 BlizzCon Schedule

Fans of Blizzard’s stable of games have been eager to know the BlizzCon schedule for this year and now we all finally have it, so those in Anaheim, …

MMOGs

This Leia Tattoo Takes a Stand

There aren’t enough adjectives in the world or the galaxy far, far away to describe Leia Organa. She stands for what’s right and has put duty over …

Entertainment