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  • Shots from the Wrath of the Lich King San Fran and NYC launches posted

    Wrath of the Lich King’s upon us, and while we spent our evening with Blizzard in London last night, things happened in the rest of the world as well, apparently. Joystiq and Kotaku have posted up reports and photos from the San Francisco event, while MTV covered the New York shindig. As you’d expect, the […]

  • Lich King claims prize for biggest launch event in UK

    Of all the World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King launch events in the UK, we’re pretty sure we picked the right one. According to a report by Eurogamer, the midnight launch at HMV’s Oxford Street location was the most jam-packed ever seen – smashing the UK’s previous record of 1,500, held coincidentally by […]

  • Wrath of the Lich King UK launch - photo gallery

    Wrath of the Lich King launched in London last night, and we decided to forego on sleep and get busy with the rusty old lenses. The results are after the link. HMV witnessed by far the largest game launch it had ever seen, as you can see in the shots, and Blizzard COO Paul Sams […]

  • Wrath of the Lich King gets launch shots

    Blizzard’s released a final set of Wrath of the Lich King images, with the game now live across the US and currently about to launch in California. Check out our launch coverage from the London event here.

  • Wrath of the Lich King launches in London

    World of Warcraft expansion Wrath of the Lich King has launched in London to a heaving crowd at Oxford Street’s HMV. Thousands queued outside the store to welcome in the second add-on to the world’s favourite MMO – find our gallery from the night here – with the usual assortment of cosplayers, children, grey gamers […]

  • Blizzard COO: We're not milking StarCraft 2

    Speaking to Videogamer in London today ahead of the launch of Wrath of the Lich King tonight, Blizzard COO Paul Sams categorially denied the firm was looking to exploit StarCraft II will it’s three-pronged release strategy. “The fact of the matter is, it’s absolutely, positively untrue about us trying to stretch it out and milk […]

  • Blizzard COO: Growth still important to WoW, still seeing "meaningful" subs increases

    Blizzard COO Paul Sams said today that growth was still important to World of Warcraft, and that the game is still seeing “meaningful” increases in subscriber numbers. “I think growing the subscribership is important,” he told VG247, speaking in London ahead of tonight’s launch of Wrath of the Lich King. “People leave. Taking a moment […]

  • Blizzard COO: Our new MMO is "cool, new, different, next generation"

    Speaking ahead of tonight’s launch of WoW expansion Wrath of the Lich King, Blizzard COO Paul Sams has told VG247 that its second major MMO – already in development – is going to be a “next generation” title that sounds like a substantial departure from World of Warcraft. “We want to create a great game,” […]

  • Blizzard COO Paul Sams to attend Lich King London event tonight

    Wrath of the Lich King launches in the US and Europe tonight, and Blizzard’s shipping in COO Paul Sams for interviews and crowd-pleasing at the London HMV event. Associate producer Lee Sparks will also be “in the house,” as will thousands of people dressed as blood elves and warlocks. We’ll be there too. Start looking […]

  • Gamestop heralding Lich Kinch launch with hundreds of midnight openings

    US retailer Gamestop’s released an 80-page PDF of all the stores opening at midnight for the launch of Wrath of the Lich King tonight, as you can see here. You probably live near one of these if you live in America. The main bashes are happening in Anaheim, CA, and New York.

  • WoW under siege from Lich King forces as expansion nears launch

    According to this Shacknews story, World of Wacraft orc capital of Orgrimmar is under siege from the Lich King’s Scourge forces in an event that repeats every 20-30 minutes. The addition precursors the launch of Wrath of the Lich tomorrow night. There’s a video through there, just in case you don’t believe it.

  • All European Wrath of the Lich King midnight openings detailed

    Blizzard’s put out listings for all midnight shop openings for the launch of Wrath of the Lich King in Europe tomorrow, and you’d be hard pressed to find a country that isn’t involved. We’re going to be at the London opening at HMV on Oxford Street tomorrow evening, so expect plenty of things WoW-related. In […]

  • Morhaime and Pearce to attend NYC Lich King launch on Wednesday

    Blizzard bosses Mike Morhaime and Frank Pearce are to turn up at the midnight launch of Wrath of the Lich King in New York this week, which starts at 8.00pm EST on Wednesday at the “Best Buy store near Times Square.” There must only be one. “At Best Buy, we’re passionate about helping gamers get […]

  • LotRO boss: We're not worried by Lich King

    Lord of the Rings Online boss Jeff Steefel reckons Wrath of the Lich King isn’t a problem to his Mines of Moria expansion, despite the fact the two are launching within a week of each other. “The way that we succeed is by focusing on ourselves and competing with ourselves, and that’s what we’re continuing […]

  • Hickey predicts 5 million Lich King sales in month one

    Janco’s Mike Hickey has predicted that WoW expansion Wrath of the Lich King will sell through around 5 million copies in its opening month. The add-on goes on sale next week. “We expect the upcoming release of WoW’s expansion pack… would yield a sell-through of roughly 5 million units in the first month,” he said, […]

  • Wrath of the Lich King beta complete, Blizzard prepares for lift off

    Blizzard’s announced the closure of the Wrath of the Lich King beta in preparation for the add-on’s launch next week. “We would like to thank everyone who has participated in the Wrath of the Lich King beta test,” said a staffer on the official forums. “We greatly appreciate all of the feedback and you have […]

  • Warcraft characters turning into zombies, Lich King imminent

    Eurogamer reports that the world of WoW is currently undergoing a zombie invasion which is all part of the up and coming Lich King expansion’s imminent arrival. From the article: Infected crates in the town of Booty Bay give players ten minutes to be healed by one of the healers of the Argent Dawn faction […]

  • WoW patch 3.0.2 now live in Europe

    World of Warcraft patch 3.0.2 has now gone live in Europe, following yesterday’s launch in the US. The update is the main content push in preparation for Wrath of the Lich King next month. Get details on what it contains here.

  • Pre-Wrath of the Lich King patch goes live in US

    It does according to this Massively piece, anyway. This is Patch 3.0.2, the pre-release content patch for Wrath of the Lich King, which itself is due out next month. Euro subscribers are going to get this tomorrow morning. Hit the link for more detail.

  • Blizzard posts Wrath of the Lich King art

    Gamespot’s got a bunch of new Wrath of the Lich King art, which you have to look at because it’s Wrath of the Lich King. That’s it, Jethro. See it.

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