Blizzard

Latest

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty   review
4.5 out of 5

StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty review

By 30 July 2010

It's almost easier to talk about the year's biggest PC title by talking about what it isn't. It's not an attempt to redefine a genre, or even redefine a franchise. It's not a back-to-basics exercise in the vein of the last few chapters of Command and... >>

Fugitive tracked down in World of Warcraft

Fugitive tracked down in World of Warcraft

By 4 January 2010

A fugitive who fled the United States after a warrant was issued for his arrest has been tracked down in Canada thanks to his addiction to World of Warcraft. Alfred Hightower was wanted on charges of dealing a variety of controlled substances, but skipped... >>

Blizzard announces World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

Blizzard announces World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

By 24 August 2009

Exactly as we predicted, Blizzard has announced the next expansion pack for the world's largest MMORPG - World of Warcraft. Titled "Cataclysm", the pack will see major changes to the world of Azeroth, as well as increased level cap (to 85) and new playable... >>

Official World of Warcraft magazine launched

Official World of Warcraft magazine launched

By 20 August 2009

Five years on from its release, Blizzard's World of Warcraft MMO is still going strong, and has 11.5 million players across the world - more than the population of Greece. As a result, Blizzard is launching an official magazine in conjunction with Future... >>

New playable races for World of Warcraft leaked

New playable races for World of Warcraft leaked

By 12 August 2009

The next expansion for World of Warcraft has been the subject of intense speculation, ever since developers Blizzard trademarked the term "Cataclysm". Now, it appears that two new playable races have leaked - Goblins and Worgen. Community site Wow.com... >>

World of Warcraft gets 3.2 patch

World of Warcraft gets 3.2 patch

By 5 August 2009

World of Warcraft servers in Europe are - at the time of writing - down for a substantial content update. The patch - titled Call of the Crusade but known to most players as "patch 3.2" includes a brand new dungeon and battleground, as well as plenty... >>

Addiction therapists sign up for WoW

Addiction therapists sign up for WoW

By 28 July 2009

There are reports that therapists are trying a new tactic to reach people that they think are "addicted" to online games like World of Warcraft - they're joining the game themselves. Dr Richard Graham, a consultant psychiatrist at the Tavistock Centre... >>

TweetCraft puts Twitter in World of Warcraft

TweetCraft puts Twitter in World of Warcraft

By 3 July 2009

You might think combining the hyper-social Twitter with the (arguably) antisocial World of Warcraft would be a bad idea, but someone's gone and done it anyway. TweetCraft is an add-on for World of Warcraft that will let you use Twitter from within the... >>

Next-gen Xbox confirmed by developer

Next-gen Xbox confirmed by developer

By 27 March 2009

Exciting news for gamers - Microsoft is deep in the development process for the successor to the Xbox 360 games console, it's been revealed. One of the first credible reports on the topic, Blizzard's Rob Pardo has confirmed that his company has taken... >>

WOW character re-customisation launches in Europe

WOW character re-customisation launches in Europe

By 15 January 2009

World of Warcraft gamers in Europe will now be able to get their hands on the character re-customisation service that launched in the US last month. The service is accessible from the "Manage Account" page on the official website and will enable gamers... >>