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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. Polygon reports on Street’s updated LinkedIn profile, which lists his current job as lead game designer at Riot. Street’s Facebook page further reveals that he’s been with Riot since …

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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. The revelation is the latest in along line of leaks stemming from Edward Snowden and published by, amongst others, The Guardian. A new document published today entitled ‘Exploiting Terrorist Use …

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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. Blizzard unveiledthe expansion, the fifth for the game, at its annual Blizzcon event. Taking place in the eponymous world of Draenor, the storyline of the …

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Activision Blizzard quarterly revenue exceeds expectations

Activision Blizzard has announced financial results for Q3 2013, reporting revenue of $691m for the period. The figure is down from the $841m earned during the same period last year, but still exceeded the publisher’s expectations of $635m. Revenue from digital channels pulled much of the weight, bringing in $409m …

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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. A report by Superdata Research, as spotted by CVG, claims that the MMO has experienced a drop in revenues of 54 per cent in the last seven months. …

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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. When asked about creating free-to-play MMOs in the future, WoW’s lead designer Tom Chilton told Polygon that his team is open to the idea, but remains cautious. "For Blizzard …

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