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WoW Cataclysm launches worldwide

WoW Cataclysm launches worldwide

Many PC gaming fans have endured a sleepless night to be amongst the first to experience the third expansion to MMO behemoth World of Warcraft: Cataclysm, which launches worldwide today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2010 at 8:18AM in News
Take-Two dislikes MMO odds

Take-Two dislikes MMO odds

It looks like the chances of publisher Take-Two entering the MMO market in the near future are pretty slim.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2010 at 3:34PM in News
World of Warcraft Cataclysm dated

World of Warcraft Cataclysm dated

Blizzard has announced that the upcoming World of Warcraft: Cataclysm expansion for PC and Mac will be released on December 7th, alleviating fears that it could miss 2010 altogether.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2010 at 3:40PM in News
WoW Cataclysm special edition revealed

WoW Cataclysm special edition revealed

Blizzard has announced a World of Warcraft: Cataclysm Collector’s Edition which will be exclusive to High Street stores.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Aug 17th 2010 at 6:41PM in News

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LOTR Online goes free-to-play

LOTR Online goes free-to-play

Online RPG The Lord of the Rings Online will receive a major update this Q3 allowing gamers to play the title entirely for free.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jun 4th 2010 at 3:05PM in News
Blizzard: WoW userbase to grow once more

Blizzard: WoW userbase to grow once more

Blizzard believes World of Warcraft will see a significant rise in subscriptions this year, dismissing claims that the MMO has reached its peak.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on May 25th 2010 at 3:28PM in News
WoW on iPad pictured

WoW on iPad pictured

Famed developer David Perry has posted an image on his blog of an employee playing the PC-only MMO World of Warcraft on the Apple iPad.
How is this achieved? Via ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 4th 2010 at 5:57PM in News
US porn star admits to gaming love

US porn star admits to gaming love

American porn actress Belladonna has said that she’d like to do some video game themed work, adding that gaming has already made an appearance in some of her films.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2010 at 6:51PM in News

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Wada: FFXIV a serious WoW rival

Wada: FFXIV a serious WoW rival

Square Enix is positioning Final Fantasy XIV as a serious rival to Blizzard’s World of Warcraft series, company president Yoichi Wada has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2009 at 9:37AM in News
Third WoW expansion underway

Third WoW expansion underway

Californian game maker Blizzard has announced it’s working on a third expansion package for the world’s most popular MMORPG.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2009 at 5:48PM in News
Future ‘open’ to single-game mags

Future ‘open’ to single-game mags

Future Publishing has told MCV it will consider creating other magazines dedicated to a single game – after the announcement of its global World Of Warcraft publication yesterday.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2009 at 2:49PM in News
Free World of Warcraft Peggle unveiled

Free World of Warcraft Peggle unveiled

PopCap has made a special version of one of its most popular titles available for free, taking influence from Blizzard's phenomenally popular MMO.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2009 at 4:28PM in News

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Twitter hits WoW and Champions Online

Twitter hits WoW and Champions Online

Revolutionary social networking tool Twitter is to get in-game support in two of MMO’s biggest names – Activision Blizzard’s World of Warcraft and Cryptic’s upcoming Champions Online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 3rd 2009 at 11:39AM in News
CHINA: Blizzard cements World of Warcraft deal

CHINA: Blizzard cements World of Warcraft deal

Leading MMO developer Blizzard has struck a deal with NetEase that will see the Chinese firm handle the studio’s MMO offerings in the region for three years.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 16th 2009 at 12:42PM in News
Vin Diesel and Jonathan Ross chat WoW

Vin Diesel and Jonathan Ross chat WoW

Last week’s episode of Friday Night with Jonathan Ross saw the leading BBC entertainer spare a few moments to talk gaming with Hollywood superstar Vin Diesel.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 23rd 2009 at 10:46AM in News
Activision shareholders approve Vivendi deal

Activision shareholders approve Vivendi deal

Activision’s shareholders have agreed by majority to approve a ‘merger’ with Vivendi Games.

by Tim Ingham
on Jul 9th 2008 at 10:46AM in News

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Speculation mounts about Blizzard’s surprise

Speculation mounts about Blizzard’s surprise

An evolving splash page on the Blizzard website has got the virtual tongues of internet gamers wagging ahead of the firm’s Worldwide Invitational this Saturday – with most speculators hedging ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 26th 2008 at 11:27AM in News
$1bn MMO still couldn’t touch Warcraft, says Activision

$1bn MMO still couldn’t touch Warcraft, says Activision


Chief executive of Activision Bobby Kotick believes that even if a publishing rival was to invest $1 billion on a new MMO franchise, they would still struggle to take on ...
by Tim Ingham
on Feb 28th 2008 at 1:40PM in News
World of Warcraft hits 10m subscribers

World of Warcraft hits 10m subscribers

Having just passed the 9 million milestone in November, MMO giant Blizzard has now announced that its global phenomenon World of Warcraft has accrued over 10 million users worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2008 at 10:11AM in News
WOW numbers hit nine million

WOW numbers hit nine million

World of Warcraft’s ever growing subscription base has reached nine million, ahead of the release of the expansion pack World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade in mainland China.

The game ...
by Andrew Wooden
on Jul 25th 2007 at 11:52AM in News