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  • Blog Post: World Of Warcraft Subscriptions Shoot Back Up Above 10 Million Thanks To Latest Expansion

    World of Warcraft subscriptions are higher than they’ve been since the beginning of 2012. Blizzard reports that the release of Warlords of Draenor has lifted the numbers by over 2.6 million, up from 7.4 million the end of the third quarter. Additionally, 3.3 million copies of the expansion have... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Apologizes For Rocky Warlords Of Draenor Launch With Compensation

    Blizzard’s latest World of Warcraft expansion is on the roster of rough launches this fall. Warlords of Draenor suffered debilitating server congestion and a distributed denial of service attack on its first day, causing headaches for players and the publisher. Executive producer J. Allen Brack... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Slowly Increasing Realm Capacity For Warlords Of Draenor Expansion

    World of Warcraft's latest expansion, Warlords of Draenor, has been struggling under the weight of its players, as well as a DDoS attack, but things are looking up. Blizzard offered an update to the issues facing the expansion a few minutes ago on Battle.net , saying it is having good luck as it... More
  • Blog Post: World Of Warcraft: Warlords Of Draenor Launch Woes Include DDoS Attack

    Yesterday, Blizzard launched its first World of Warcraft expansion since 2012's Mists of Pandaria. Unfortunately, the title is the latest to suffer from online problems, spurred in part by a distributed denial of service attack. Blizzard says that it began experiencing problems in Europe, the first... More
  • Blog Post: The Iron Horde Smashes Up A Taxi Cab In The Name Of World of Warcraft

    If you live in New York City you may have seen this in Times Square today. As people tried to go about their normal daily business it was hard not to notice the taxi cab with the giant battle axe embedded in it. "A human couldn't wield such an enormous weapon", they thought, "this... More
  • Blog Post: Hopeful Kickstarter Documentary Film WoW Mom To Cover Video Games As A Coping Mechanism

    Film maker and comedian Andie Bolt is working on a documentary about her mother's bout with cancer and how she uses World of Warcraft as a coping mechanism, and she has started a Kickstarter to complete the documentary as well expand the story to include others who use Blizzard's popular MMO... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Releases Trailer For World Of Warcraft Documentary Premiering At Blizzcon

    Blizzard's official World of Warcraft documentary film, World of Warcraft: Looking for Group , is premiering this weekend at Blizzcon, and you can see the trailer here. The film covers the World of Warcraft phenomenon interviewing players and Blizzard members, and will apparently have some never... More
  • Blog Post: Funko Taps Assassin's Creed Unity & Other Game Properties For New Figs

    Funko's Pop! line of vinyl figures is fast becoming one of the largest collections out there, diving into dozens of licenses including game properties Mass Effect and Halo. The army of dead-eyed figures harking from the game realm grows a little larger this holiday with new figures based on characters... More
  • Blog Post: World Of Warcraft Subscriptions Jump 600,000 In Advance Of Warlords Of Draenor

    World of Warcraft subscription numbers have been fluctuating greatly over the past few years. The user base has been in steady decline since 2010, when it was at its peak of over 12 million subscribers . Third quarter 2014 has shown an increase of 600,000 after losing 800,000 in the period ending June... More
  • Blog Post: Blizzard Giving Players Ability To Resurrect Deleted World of Warcraft Characters

    Do you miss that old mage who bit the dust? Consider WoW your own personal Pet Cemetery. In a post on the official World of Warcraft blog, Blizzard revealed this new feature, which will be released in an upcoming pre-Warlords of Draenor content patch: "We're adding a new feature that allows... More
  • 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
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