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Official World of Warcraft magazine launched

Official World of Warcraft magazine launched

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

First Arabic MMO to enter open beta in early 2009

First Arabic MMO to enter open beta in early 2009

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The first Arabic online MMO game is set to enter its open beta test in early 2009, after its second closed beta finishes on 30 December. Arabic Rappelz, published by Game Power 7, is an Arabic version of Rappelz, a famous MMORPG that is already published... >>

Facebook starts new genre of social network gaming

Facebook starts new genre of social network gaming

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Internet games may have been around for a while now, but social networking websites are apparently causing more people to turn online games than ever. Apparently the rise in popularity of social networking sites like Facebook has attracted millions of... >>

World of Warcraft hits 11.5 million subscribers

World of Warcraft hits 11.5 million subscribers

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Blizzard Entertainment has announced that its MMORPG World of Warcraft, is now being played by more than 11.5 million subscribers worldwide. This new high was reached following the release of the game's second expansion, Wrath of the Lich King on 13 November.... >>