Tag Archives: world of warcraft
Mon, May 20, 2013 | 12:24 BST
World of Warcraft developer Blizzard has released full patch notes for its 5.3 update, including a new battleground, arena and four new scenarios.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 21:09 BST
World of Warcraft Patch 5.3 will come with new scenarios and heroic modes, and whether you’re Horde or Alliance, you’ll be able to get in on the action.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 | 01:52 BST
Bill Westenhofer has signed on as visual effects director for the Warcraft movie, fresh from winning a 2013 Academy Award for Life of Pi.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 | 14:00 BST
World of Warcraft Patch 5.3 is now available on the Public Test Realms, and the update comes with a new Battleground and Arena, new Scenarios some Heroic, new Brawler’s Guild Bosses, assorted bug fixes, and lots more. The patch notes can be found through Battle.net, and as is always the case, things may change before the final release, so keep that in mind.
Sat, Apr 20, 2013 | 20:13 BST
Those who are users of the engineering profession in World of Warcraft will soon be able to create a robot pet in-game. According to a post from Blizzard on the matter, a future patch will add the ability to create the little fella based on the mascot for J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Productions. All players will be able to use the pet, and there’s no word at present on what materials will be needed, how much the finished product will cost, or whether it will be cosmetic or useful. Head on through the link to have a better look at it.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 | 13:26 BST
World of Warcraft developer Blizzard has confirmed that its incoming 5.3 patch will bolster the game’s Brawler’s Guild with new bosses a challenge card system and more.
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 05:59 BST
Blizzard has announced a feature-limited in-game browser to replace its current support system. Pulling it up will take you straight to the Battle.net Support site. Blizzard has never implemented such a system before and is looking for testers to check it out on the public test realm and make sure it’s working properly before going live; more details are available in a developer blog post.
Thanks, Blue’s News.
Tue, Mar 26, 2013 | 11:26 GMT
World of Warcraft developer Blizzard has outlined big PvP changes in its 5.3 update. Although the patch has yet to be dated, the studio has spooled off a big list of changes inbound.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 | 02:22 GMT
A new job ad suggests Blizzard is planning a “next generation Battle.net Desktop Client on OS X”. That’s probably only of interest to those of you with powerful enough office Macs to sneak in a few quick World of Warcraft quests between meetings, but it’s interesting that it’s described as a “next-gen” client. To enter the remote realm of Wild Speculation for a few minutes, perhaps Blizzard will appear at an Apple event showcasing a new iMac range, or launch a universal client across Mac, PC and consoles with Diablo 3. Back in reality: oh good, a better Battle.net client for Macs.
Mon, Mar 18, 2013 | 10:20 GMT
World of Warcraft is experiencing queues on some of its most popular servers, so Blizzard is now offering players the chance to migrate their character to another realm for free.
Wed, Mar 13, 2013 | 14:02 GMT
World of Warcraft lead systems designer Greg Street would be keen to bring the company’s MMO experience to next-generation consoles.
Tue, Mar 12, 2013 | 05:21 GMT
World of Warcraft’s lead systems designer believes the latest update brings back the classic gameplay that made the MMORPG so compelling in the first place, after too many years focusing on secondary concerns.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 00:53 GMT
Sam Raimi has said Blizzard is at least partially to blame for his decision to give up directing the upcoming Warcraft movie.
Tue, Mar 05, 2013 | 12:12 GMT
World of Warcraft will receive its 5.2 patch tomorrow, and with it a new ‘Throne of Thunder’ raid with many segments. Blizzard has now released the raid schedule in full.
Wed, Feb 27, 2013 | 19:29 GMT
World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria content update 5.2, The Thunder King, has a new video available. It’s below. The update is expected soon.
Tue, Feb 19, 2013 | 14:29 GMT
Blizzard has announced BlizzCon 2013 will take place in November at the Anaheim Convention Centre in Anaheim, California.
Tue, Feb 12, 2013 | 07:22 GMT
Blizzard is throwing a serious sale on World of Warcraft. The core Battle Chest, which includes the first two expansions, is just $5; Cataclysm is $10 and latest effort Mists of Pandaria is $20. The sale heralds patch 5.2, called The Thunder King, which is due later this month, although if this is your first WoW experience I don’t fancy your chances of ploughing through all this content before it drops. World of Warcraft is free-to-play up to level 20, and then requires a subscription.
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 | 13:54 GMT
World of Warcraft subscriptions are down due to a change in attitude from gamers, according to Blizzard chief Mike Morhaime. The studio has responded by rolling out more frequent updates to satisfy gamers who come and go regularly, and as such, the game’s next major update is being worked on now, and is due in a few weeks.
Wed, Mar 06, 2013 | 00:53 GMT
Warcraft’s long-awaited film adaptation has been linked to two big names – actor Johnny Depp and Moon director Duncan Jones.
Mon, Jan 07, 2013 | 12:38 GMT
Blizzard has long shied away from creating Linux versions of its titles – reportedly due to players using Wine to emulate Windows as a workaround, but sources close to the matter have kickstarted a rumour that the studio is changing tact in 2013.