Entries in 'world of warcraft' (14)

World of Warcraft: Legion sales prove the classic MMO still has it

World of Warcraft: Legion sales prove the classic MMO still has it

Having been on the go for over a decade, Blizzard’s pioneering MMO World of Warcraft is still capable of delivering the goods.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2016 at 10:23AM in News
Blizzard introduces Silence Penalty for repeated WoW potty mouths

Blizzard introduces Silence Penalty for repeated WoW potty mouths

Bad mouthing other players too many times in World of Warcraft will soon render you silent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 13th 2016 at 12:47PM in News
Blizzard might offer free copies of WoW to Warcraft moviegoers

Blizzard might offer free copies of WoW to Warcraft moviegoers

Buying a ticket to Duncan Jones’ upcoming Warcraft movie might also grab you a free copy of the MMO.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2016 at 12:51PM in News
Activision Blizzard stops reporting World of Warcraft subscriber numbers

Activision Blizzard stops reporting World of Warcraft subscriber numbers

This month’s financial report will be the last time that Activision Blizzard confides subscriber numbers for World of Warcraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2015 at 10:22AM in News

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Blizzard partners with Random House for new book deal

Blizzard partners with Random House for new book deal

Blizzard has signed a partnership with book publisher Random House to produce new novels for its World of Warcraft and Starcraft franchises.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 5th 2015 at 7:45PM in News
World of Warcraft's next expansion is called Legion

World of Warcraft's next expansion is called Legion

The sixth expansion to Blizzard’s MMO powerhouse World of Warcraft has been revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 2:20PM in News
World Video Game Hall of Fame inaugural class includes Super Mario, Doom

World Video Game Hall of Fame inaugural class includes Super Mario, Doom

A selection of six video games have been chosen as the first class to be inducted into the World Video Game Hall of Fame at The Strong National Museum of ...

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jun 5th 2015 at 4:30AM in News
HonorBuddy bot users banned from World of Warcraft

HonorBuddy bot users banned from World of Warcraft

Blizzard has finally taken action against one of the most widespread World of Warcraft bots.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 15th 2015 at 2:50PM in News

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Digital claims 76% of Activision revenue despite WoW subscriber slide

Digital claims 76% of Activision revenue despite WoW subscriber slide

Activision has posted revenues ahead of its forecasts, with digital accounting for a record percentage of its business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 7th 2015 at 11:59AM in News
Warcraft movie slips three months to June 2016

Warcraft movie slips three months to June 2016

The long-awaited movie adaptation of Blizzard’s World of Warcraft franchise has slipped again, this time to the summer of 2016.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 24th 2015 at 4:35PM in News
Former Blizzard CCO Rob Pardo joins Unity

Former Blizzard CCO Rob Pardo joins Unity

World of Warcraft lead designer Rob Pardo has joined Unity in a creative advisor role for the game engine's community of developers.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 23rd 2015 at 6:09AM in News
World of Warcraft introducing gold and game time swapping

World of Warcraft introducing gold and game time swapping

Blizzard’s MMO World of Warcraft is to offer a new mechanic that will allow players to trade gold and game time between one another.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2015 at 12:03PM in News

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World of Warcraft charity pet raises $1.9m+ to fight Ebola

World of Warcraft charity pet raises $1.9m+ to fight Ebola

Players of Blizzard’s MMO mega-hit World of Warcraft have between them once again raised over $1.9m for charity.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2015 at 2:05PM in News
Blizzard gives some 10-year WoW subscribers statue gift

Blizzard gives some 10-year WoW subscribers statue gift

Some long-term World of Warcraft fans have received a statue to reward them for sticking with the MMO as it hits its tenth anniversary.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 19th 2015 at 3:02PM in News