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  • Blog Post: Attend Blizzcon From The Comfort Of Your Own Home This November

    Blizzard has a good track record of making sure that fans who can’t make the trip to Anaheim, California for Blizzcon can still get in on the action. This year, you’ll be able to do so again thanks to the virtual ticket. The Blizzcon virtual ticket gets you two channels of content streamed... More
  • Blog Post: Someone Found A Robin Williams-Inspired Character In The Current World Of Warcraft Beta

    Shortly after the tragic passing of Robin Williams, fans gathered to request that Blizzard immortalize the beloved comedian and actor. The publisher quickly told fans that it would find a place for Williams , and now he’s been found. According to WoWHead , a large site specializing in World of... More
  • Blog Post: Tom Chilton Talks World Of Warcraft II And Warlords Of Draenor

    I sat down with World of Warcraft game director Tom Chilton at Gamescom 2014 to talk a bit about the upcoming Warlords of Draenor and the possibility of a World of Warcraft II. WoW turns ten this year, and despite regular expansion enhancements the game is feeling the strain of its long and successful... More
  • Blog Post: Next World Of Warcraft Expansion Hits November 13

    Today Blizzard announced that Warlords of Draenor, the next expansion for World of Warcraft, will be hitting on November 13. The reveal came during a live-streamed event hosted on the World of Warcraft site. The event also saw the premiere of the expansion's intro cinematic , a look at the first... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Honors Robin Williams By Adding Him To World Of Warcraft

    When reports of comedian and actor Robin Williams's death began circulating on the web yesterday, fans and fellow film stars alike took to social media to pay tribute to his life and legacy. Now, thanks to a successful petition on Change.org, the self-professed video game enthusiast will appear in... More
  • Blog Post: [Correction] World Of Warcraft Subscriptions Slide by 800,000

    Blizzard’s still-powerful MMO, World of Warcraft, is going through another ebb phase. Blizzard reports that subscriptions have dropped quarter to quarter by 800,000 subscribers. Subscriptions now number 6.8 million, down from 7.6 million reported at the end of first quarter . The publisher says... More
  • Blog Post: World Of Warcraft: Warlords Of Draenor Gets Release Date Event

    Blizzard announced today that they will be live streaming the World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Cinematic and Street-Date Reveal Event. Along with the premiere of the Warlords of Draenor cinematic and release date, the event will feature an interview with WoW designers Ion Hazzikosta and Brian Holinka... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard's Chief Creative Officer Rob Pardo Announces Departure

    Rob Pardo has been an integral designer with Blizzard for the past 17 years, but today he has announced he is leaving, "to pursue the next chapter in my life and career." Pardo has had his hands on nearly every Blizzard game, but his focus was on the Warcraft franchise claiming the title of... More
  • Blog Post: The World Of Warcraft: Warlords Of Draenor Beta Has Begun

    Blizzard is currently sending out Warlords of Draenor beta invites to those who opted in to participate. If you elected to partake, you can find out more details about how to jump in by heading here . Blizzard is inviting community veterans, press, fansites, friends and family, and opt-in beta testers... More
  • Blog Post: Ben Foster Details His Role In The World Of Warcraft Film

    Ben Foster was revealed as part of the World of Warcraft film's cast last year , and now we have a better idea of who he is playing. Speaking with IGN recently, Foster detailed his character, and his role in the movie's plot. Foster is playing the character Medivh. "He came up in a time... More
  • Blog Post: World Of Warcraft Movie Has Completed Filming

    Legendary Pictures' upcoming World of Warcraft movie has been in development for a long time, but it looks like things are finally wrapping up. The movie just finished shooting today. And when I say shooting, I'm talking about cameras; I don't mean that anyone on set was firing weapons. Duncan... More
  • Blog Post: World Of Warcraft Subscribers Drop Slightly, Warlords Of Draenor Has Already Pre-Sold 1 Million Copies

    In today's Activision earnings call, Blizzard and Activision shared some subscriber numbers, which have dropped, but still are impressively high. Last time we checked in on World of Warcraft's subscriber numbers back in July, numbers had dropped from 8.3 million subscribers to 7.7 million subscribers... More
  • Blog Post: Activision Has Better Than Expected First Quarter With $1.11 Billion In Revenue

    Activision has announced its first quarter financial results, finishing the beginning of 2014 ahead of expectations. The publisher was expecting net revenue of $885 million and closed the quarter with $1.111 billion. The quarter was down year-over-year, but thanks to Skylanders Swap Force and Call of... More
  • Blog Post: Horde And Alliance Compete To Make The Most Epic Bike In Azeroth Choppers

    The Horde and Alliance in World of Warcraft are always competing with one another, for land, resources, or just because they don't like each other. Now in a new web-show they are competing for something a little different – who has the more epic chopper? Blizzard's first episode of the... More
  • Blog Post: Earn A WoW Mount By Winning Three Hearthstone Games

    Blizzard is celebrating the release of Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft with something special for World of Warcraft players. You can earn yourself a Hearthsteed mount just by playing the free-to-play card game. In order to take possession of your flying horse, you’ll need to win three games in... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Explains Selling Level 90 Character Boost

    When Blizzard announced the pre-order campaign for World of Warcraft expansion Warlords of Draenor , they revealed that players would be able to boost their character to level 90. Furthermore, additional level 90 boosts would be for sale. Now a developer from the studio has explained the move. Speaking... More
  • Blog Post: World Of Warcraft Subs Up

    Publisher/developer Activision Blizzard today touted that subscriptions for World of Warcraft are up for the year. According to internal estimates by the company itself, WoW had approximately 7.6 million subscribers by the end of the third quarter, and this was up to 7.8 million as of the end of the... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Runs Down World Of Warcraft's Big Number Milestones

    Nearly 10 years after World of Warcraft's release, Blizzard is putting its impact into perspective with some revealing stats and numbers. After having 100 million visitors to Azeroth, Blizzard wants to provide a glimpse into what people have been doing in the world and how popular the MMORPG is across... More
  • Blog Post: Pre-Purchase Warlords of Draenor, Get A Level 90 Immediately

    It’s been known for a while that the upcoming World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, would give new and returning players a chance to start on even ground with a free level 90 character boost. However, Blizzard recently announced that this boost will be applied as soon as a player pre... More
  • Blog Post: WoW Wants You To Bring A Friend Over For The Holidays

    Holiday breaks are fast approaching, and Blizzard wants you to make room for some World of Warcrafting. Going solo isn't any way to celebrate, so the company has restarted its Recruit a Friend promotion, where veterans get in-game bonuses for enlisting their buddies. WoW players can send invites... More
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