Entries in 'wow' (45)

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.

by Matthew Jarvis
on Nov 12th 2013 at 2:12PM 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
Activision Blizzard: World of Warcraft lost 1.3m subs last quarter

Activision Blizzard: World of Warcraft lost 1.3m subs last quarter

Activision Blizzard’s MMO World of Warcraft lost 1.3m subscribers during the first three months of 2013.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 9th 2013 at 6:09AM in News

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Moon director takes on World of Warcraft movie

Moon director takes on World of Warcraft movie

Duncan Jones, the director of Moon and Source Code, has signed up to direct the big screen live-action adaptation of Blizzard Entertainment’s World of Warcraft.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Jan 31st 2013 at 3:26PM in News
World of Warcraft subscriber numbers bounce back

World of Warcraft subscriber numbers bounce back

The subscription MMO is dead, is it?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2012 at 9:24AM in News
WoW: Mists of Pandaria arrives this September

WoW: Mists of Pandaria arrives this September

Blizzard has dated the fourth expansion pack for its online phenomenon World of Warcraft.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 25th 2012 at 2:17PM in News
Sam Raimi quits World of Warcraft movie

Sam Raimi quits World of Warcraft movie

Fresh whispers of a feature film based on World of Warcraft reveal that Sam Raimi is no longer at the helm.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 18th 2012 at 10:00AM in News

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Breivik's World of Warcraft avatar shown in court

Breivik's World of Warcraft avatar shown in court

The jury in the trial of Norwegian gunman Anders Breivik were yesterday shown images of the accused’s World of Warcraft character.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2012 at 10:18AM in News
More WoW expansions coming after Pandaria

More WoW expansions coming after Pandaria

Blizzard has revealed it has at least two more expansions in mind after the upcoming Mists of Panderia for World of Warcraft.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 28th 2012 at 7:41AM in News
Blizzard: WoW on iOS remains a possibility

Blizzard: WoW on iOS remains a possibility

World of Warcraft could yet be released on iOS, providing developer Blizzard can find a way of acceptably mapping the MMO’s controls onto touch screens

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2012 at 3:56PM in News
Fourth World of Warcraft expansion confirmed

Fourth World of Warcraft expansion confirmed

The World of Warcraft steam train just keeps powering on with developer Blizzard announcing at BlizzCon 2011 this weekend that a fourth expansion for World of Warcraft is in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 24th 2011 at 8:24AM in News

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ONLINE GAMES FOCUS: Blizzard

ONLINE GAMES FOCUS: Blizzard

As of June this year, World of Warcraft had 11.1 million subscribers.Speak to any other MMO creator and they would bite your hand off for even a slice of that ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 13th 2011 at 12:10PM in News
'World of Warcraft has not reached its peak'

'World of Warcraft has not reached its peak'

Blizzard has dismissed fears that PC?MMO World of Warcraft is on the wane.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Aug 29th 2011 at 1:00PM in News
Rumoured title surfaces for next WoW expansion

Rumoured title surfaces for next WoW expansion

A recent trademark registration suggests the fourth World of Warcraft expansion pack will be called Mists of Pandaria.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 3rd 2011 at 11:59AM in News
World of Warcraft now F2P

World of Warcraft now F2P

It feels like barely a day passes without another key MMO dropping subscriptions in favour of the free-to-play model, and now the biggest MMO of them all is getting in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 29th 2011 at 9:22AM in News

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WoW subscription numbers dip

WoW subscription numbers dip

Though the 11.4m subscribers to Blizzard's world-conquering MMO World of Warcraft make for some impressive reading, it actually represents nearly a three year low for the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2011 at 4:32PM in News
WoW bosses hopeful SWTOR will be a hit

WoW bosses hopeful SWTOR will be a hit

Blizzard believes the eagerly anticipated EA/LucasArts MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic, could be the biggest shot in the arm for the genre since World of Warcraft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2011 at 8:02AM in News
Xbox 360 gets exclusive zombie MMO

Xbox 360 gets exclusive zombie MMO

Jeff Strain, the co-creator of Blizzard's World of Warcraft, is working on a brand new zombie-themed "online world game" exclusively for Xbox 360.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2011 at 8:30AM in News
Cataclysm breaks new records

Cataclysm breaks new records

The popularity of Blizzard's MMO World of Warcraft shows no signs of abating with news that the latest expansion for the title has broken another record in the PC market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2011 at 3:19PM in News
World of Warcraft hits Kinect

World of Warcraft hits Kinect

US researchers have managed to adapt Kinect and use it to control Blizzard’s MMO behemoth World of Warcraft.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 4th 2011 at 10:44AM in News
Cataclysm shatters PC sales records

Cataclysm shatters PC sales records

PC MMO title World of Warcraft: Cataclysm sold 3.3m copies in its first 24 hours on sale, developer Blizzard has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2010 at 2:19PM in News
UK CHARTS: Black Ops holds tight

UK CHARTS: Black Ops holds tight

Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops is starting to look like a permanent feature at the top of the UKIE GfK Chart-Track All Formats Top 40 this week as the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2010 at 9:54AM in News
Blizzard keeps faith in console MMOs

Blizzard keeps faith in console MMOs

This was the generation where MMO gaming was supposed to break onto consoles… but it hasn’t really happened.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2010 at 3:19PM in News
Blizzard talks next WoW expansion

Blizzard talks next WoW expansion

While the recently released World of Warcraft: Cataclysm saw game world Azeroth get a major rebuild in a number of areas, the next release for the game is likely to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2010 at 8:25AM in News