Entries in 'world of warcraft' (29)

World of Warcraft subscriptions climb back over 10m

World of Warcraft subscriptions climb back over 10m

Subscriptions for MMO World of Warcraft have risen back over ten million following the release of the game’s fifth expansion Warlords of Draenor.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 20th 2014 at 11:36AM in News
World of Warcraft players get five free play days to compensate for DLC struggles

World of Warcraft players get five free play days to compensate for DLC struggles

Players of Blizzard’s all-conquering MMO World of Warcraft are being handed a five day extension to their subscriptions to make up for the troubled launch of the Warlords of Draenor ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2014 at 2:04PM in News
Moderator removes World of Warcraft subreddit in protest at login issues

Moderator removes World of Warcraft subreddit in protest at login issues

One of the most active World of Warcraft communities on the internet was this weekend temporarily suspended as an act of protest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2014 at 3:00PM in News
WoW: Warlords of Draenor suffers DDoS attack as servers struggle with demand

WoW: Warlords of Draenor suffers DDoS attack as servers struggle with demand

What’s that, an online game is suffering technical problems? No way!

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2014 at 1:18PM in News

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The rise of Hearthstone: Blizzard's latest blockbuster

The rise of Hearthstone: Blizzard's latest blockbuster

Blizzard is a developer that likes to pride itself on making some epic games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 7th 2014 at 12:23PM in News
World of Warcraft subscriptions shoot up by over 600,000 ahead of Warlords of Draenor

World of Warcraft subscriptions shoot up by over 600,000 ahead of Warlords of Draenor

It seems that World of Warcraft is regaining some of its previously lost users ahead of its next big expansion.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 15th 2014 at 9:43AM in News
Is the end nigh for World of Warcraft?

Is the end nigh for World of Warcraft?

It’s taken almost ten years but it appears that World of Warcraft’s story is drawing to a close.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 18th 2014 at 3:34PM in News
MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Blizzard merchandise

MARGIN MAKERS: Guide to Blizzard merchandise

Blizzard has published some of the biggest PC games of the last 20 years. MCV checks out the merch to make retailers go WoW

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Aug 29th 2014 at 10:45AM in News

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Blizzard: 'We don't expect World of Warcraft to grow again'

Blizzard: 'We don't expect World of Warcraft to grow again'

Blizzard says it isn’t expecting World of Warcraft to grow again.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 19th 2014 at 11:10AM in News
World of Warcraft subscription prices are increasing

World of Warcraft subscription prices are increasing

Blizzard has announced an increase to the subscription fees for World of Warcraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2014 at 10:53AM in News
VIDEO: World of Warcraft Warlords of Draenor gets release date, dazzling cinematic

VIDEO: World of Warcraft Warlords of Draenor gets release date, dazzling cinematic

As well as making classy MMOs, Blizzard can certainly churn out decent cinematics too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2014 at 12:15PM in News
Download MCV @ Gamescom Issue 3 for free right now

Download MCV @ Gamescom Issue 3 for free right now

The third and final MCV @ Gamescom daily magazine is out right now for you to read online.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 15th 2014 at 7:47AM in News

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TV company on the hunt for MMO players who met their true love online

TV company on the hunt for MMO players who met their true love online

A TV production firm is putting together a documentary about video games, and it's not a negative one.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 8th 2014 at 2:46PM in News
First Hearthstone: Curse of Naxxramas DLC available now on PC and iOS

First Hearthstone: Curse of Naxxramas DLC available now on PC and iOS

Blizzard has at long last released its single player DLC for card battling title Hearthstone.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 23rd 2014 at 10:22AM in News
How Blizzard is pulling players back into World of Warcraft

How Blizzard is pulling players back into World of Warcraft

I vowed never to touch World of Warcraft – or any other MMO – again after quitting to focus on my final year at university back in 2006. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jul 22nd 2014 at 3:14PM in News
No Hearthstone for consoles as attention focuses on Android version

No Hearthstone for consoles as attention focuses on Android version

Blizzard’s epically popular PC, Mac and iPad title Hearthstone is unlikely to appear on consoles in the near future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2014 at 11:52AM in News

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Is WildStar the next World of Warcraft?

Is WildStar the next World of Warcraft?

We’ve heard this story before. There have been countless MMO games hyped to be the next great contender to the World of Warcraft throne.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Apr 7th 2014 at 3:10PM in News
World of Warcraft hits 100m accounts

World of Warcraft hits 100m accounts

World of Warcraft players have registered more than 100m individual accounts over the game's lifetime, Blizzard has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 29th 2014 at 8:40AM in News
World of Warcraft designer joins League of Legends team

World of Warcraft designer joins League of Legends team

Former World of Warcraft lead systems designer Greg Street has accepted a lead position at League of Legends developer Riot Games.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 15th 2014 at 7:08AM in News
Xbox Live and World of Warcraft targeted by NSA spy activities

Xbox Live and World of Warcraft targeted by NSA spy activities

America’s National Security Agency has been spying on users of Xbox Live and World of Warcraft, according to new documents.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2013 at 1:21PM in News
World of Warcraft getting Warlords of Draenor expansion

World of Warcraft getting Warlords of Draenor expansion

The latest expansion to World of Warcraft – Warlords of Draenor – has been revealed, showing off improved visuals and gameplay in a new world.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 12th 2013 at 2:12PM in News
Activision Blizzard quarterly revenue exceeds expectations

Activision Blizzard quarterly revenue exceeds expectations

Activision Blizzard has announced financial results for Q3 2013, reporting revenue of $691m for the period.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 7th 2013 at 6:40AM in News
World of Warcraft revenues "drop 54% in seven months"

World of Warcraft revenues "drop 54% in seven months"

One analyst has speculated that the time may be nearing for Activision Blizzard’s World of Warcraft to make the jump to free-to-play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 12th 2013 at 10:24AM in News
World of Warcraft designer: 'It makes sense for Blizzard to go free-to-play'

World of Warcraft designer: 'It makes sense for Blizzard to go free-to-play'

While the company still has 8m people paying subscriptions for World of Warcraft, it recognises that free-to-play gaming can't be ignored.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 23rd 2013 at 3:50PM in News
Another 300,000 gamers abandon World of Warcraft

Another 300,000 gamers abandon World of Warcraft

The number of monthly subscribers still enjoying Blizzard's MMO phenomenon World of Warcraft has dropped to 7.7m.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 26th 2013 at 3:44PM in News