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Final Fantasy XIV’s Neverending Story: Three years on from A Realm Reborn’s release

Three years ago, Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn achieved two impossible feats: it reversed the critical failings of its 2010 predecessor and proved that the MMO genre is alive and kicking. Producer and director Naoki Yoshida retraces the title’s evolution to discover how the studio perfected things second time around

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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. Blizzard has unveiled ‘The Silence Penalty’ for those who are reported multiple times under the Spam or Abusive Chat categories”. If upon investigation Blizzard is concerned, the offender’s chat privileges will be severely reduced. …

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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. PCGamesN reports that Blizzard sent a survey to players of the game. In it was touted the possibility of offering anyone who buys a ticket to see the film an ‘Ultimate …

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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. The company has said it has made the decision as there are other metrics that are better indicators of the overall Blizzard business performance”. Which essentially means it doesn’t want to …

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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. The deal is set to kickoff in March with the release of World of Warcraft: Illidan. The book will feature the titular demonic night elf Illidan Stormrage, and …

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World of Warcraft’s next expansion is called Legion

The sixth expansion to Blizzard’s MMO powerhouse World of Warcraft has been revealed. It’s called Legion and will feature a brand new continent called The Broken Isles. Levels caps will be upped from 100 to 110. Plus, as players level they will now unlock PvP perks via a new ‘honour …

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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 Play in Rochester, New York. The titles include Pong, Pac-Man, Tetris, Super Mario Bros., Doom and World of Warcraft. The …

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