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World of Warcraft Legion expansion reveals new Class, Level Up and more
World of Warcraft Legion expansion reveals new Class, Level Up and more By Luke Edwards

Gamescom 2015 has revealed the sixth upgrade for World of Warcraft, dubbed Legion. Azeroth is under attack by The Burning Legion and it's down to you to save the world.Legion: Beta is set to begin later this year, bringing fans plenty of new fun like... Read more

Skyrim mod goes all Pacific Rim: giant monsters inbound
Skyrim mod goes all Pacific Rim: giant monsters inbound By Mike Lowe

Oh, how we do love a Skyrim mod. The latest to catch our attention is "Here There Be Monsters" in which Pacific-Rim-esque monsters bound around the Ghost Sea and make even some of the biggest three-dimensional nasties we've ever seen in a game look positively... Read more

Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition for iPad, PC and Mac coming 28 November, trailer now up (video)
Baldur's Gate: Enhanced Edition for iPad, PC and Mac coming 28 November, trailer now up (video) By Rik Henderson

Back in March this year, Pocket-lint revealed that a new version of the classic isometric role-playing game Baldur's Gate was in development, using an updated version of the Infinity Engine and featuring a swathe of improvements and tweaks. We also revealed... Read more

World of Warcraft Cataclysm available now
World of Warcraft Cataclysm available now By Paul Lamkin

"The undead armies of the Lich King have been vanquished, and the campaign in Northrend has come to an end. Now Azeroth faces a new threat, as Deathwing the Destroyer has burst forth from the heart of the Maelstrom, unleashing widespread devastation upon... Read more

Blizzard announces World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
Blizzard announces World of Warcraft: Cataclysm By Duncan Geere

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... Read more

World of Warcraft gets 3.2 patch
World of Warcraft gets 3.2 patch By Duncan Geere

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... Read more

Addiction therapists sign up for WoW
Addiction therapists sign up for WoW By Duncan Geere

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... Read more

World of Warcraft hits 11.5 million subscribers
World of Warcraft hits 11.5 million subscribers By Verity Burns

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.... Read more

Warhammer Online gets first big patch
Warhammer Online gets first big patch By Verity Burns

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning is in the middle of receiving its first big content update since its release back in September. Update 1.1a is now live for North American gamers, however European operator GOA has said that it is expecting the patch... Read more

Warhammer Online unlocks two new character classes
Warhammer Online unlocks two new character classes By Verity Burns

Two new character classes have been added in the latest patch for Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning. The Blazing Sun and Black Guard careers had previously only been available to those players who completed the Heavy Metal live event. However apparently,... Read more

Blizzard announces Lich King midnight launches
Blizzard announces Lich King midnight launches By Verity Burns

For those you that want to get your hands on World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King at the earliest possible opportunity, Blizzard has released details of midnight store openings worldwide The UK event will take place at Oxford Street's HMV in London,... Read more

World of Warcraft tops 11 million subscribers
World of Warcraft tops 11 million subscribers By Verity Burns

Popular MMO World of Warcraft now has over 11 million subscribers playing the game. Blizzard has announced its milestone ahead of the release of the new expansion pack, Wrath of the Lich King, which is due out on 13th November. "It's been very rewarding... Read more

Blizzard gets $6m in Warcraft bot case
Blizzard gets $6m in Warcraft bot case By Verity Burns

Blizzard, the studio behind popular MMO World of Warcraft, has won $6m (around £3.36m) in damages against MDY Industries, the creators of the WOWGlider software "bot". Blizzard lodged a case against MDY stating that the company's World of Warcraft Glider... Read more

Warhammer Online bags over 500,000 players
Warhammer Online bags over 500,000 players By Verity Burns

Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning has clocked up over 500,000 players since its launch last week. Mythic and EA have released the figures, which includes North America, Europe and the Oceanic region. EA has very cleaverly labelled it "the fastest-selling... Read more

Warhammer Online gets September release
Warhammer Online gets September release By Verity Burns

EA has announced that its MMO game, Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning will be ready to launch on 18th September. All servers in North America, Europe, Asia, Australia and New Zealand will be go live at the same time so there's no room for complaints.... Read more

Blizzard to sell WOW Authenticator
Blizzard to sell WOW Authenticator By Verity Burns

Blizzard has announced plans to sell an Authenticator device that will help to keep World of Warcraft accounts secure. Described as "lightweight and waterproof" and attachable to a keyring, the Authenticator will generate a unique six-digit security code... Read more

World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King announced at BlizzCon
World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King announced at BlizzCon By Stuart Miles

Blizzard Entertainment has announced a new expansion pack for the World of Warcraft at its annual BlizzCon gaming festival. The second expansion to World of Warcraft will be called the World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King and will open the forbidding... Read more

World of Warcraft expansion discovered
World of Warcraft expansion discovered By Chris Ford

Details of a World of Warcraft expansion pack, titled Wrath of the Lich King, have been found on the online database of the US Patent and Trademark Office. The title has formerly been seen on the database of the Unterhaltungssoftware Selbstkontrolle (USK),... Read more

World of Warcraft comic planned
World of Warcraft comic planned By Chris Ford

As far as tie-ins go, a comic of the hugely popular World of Warcraft wasn’t a big leap of imagination. So, it should be little surprise that DC Comics has announced that it has something in the works. The comic will be out in monthly instalments with... Read more

World of Warcraft expansion sells 2.4m copies in 24 hours
World of Warcraft expansion sells 2.4m copies in 24 hours By Stuart Miles

Blizzard Entertainment the makers of World of Warcraft have announced that its new expansion pack World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade has broken the day-one sales record to become the fastest-selling PC game ever in North America and Europe, with a... Read more

World of Warcraft Burning Crusade launch a success
World of Warcraft Burning Crusade launch a success By Chris Ford

Last night, the 15th, couldn't have gone better for Blizzard and the launch of the latest World of Warcraft, The Burning Crusade. Cold, wet and windy it may have been, but that didn't stop upwards of 3000 eager gamers queuing for much of the day to get... Read more

World of Warcraft reaches 8 million subscribers
World of Warcraft reaches 8 million subscribers By Stuart Miles

Blizzard entertainment, the makers of World of Warcraft has said that the MMORPG game now has over 8 million paying subscribers worldwide. Breaking down the figures, Blizzard has said that World of Warcraft has also achieved new regional subscriber milestones,... Read more

World of Warcraft gamers get dedicated machine
World of Warcraft gamers get dedicated machine By Stuart Miles

We've seen our fair share of mod machines made by hardcore fans dedicate to their favourite game however an American company WidowPC has launched what it is claiming is the first gaming computer designed especially for players of the popular online game,... Read more

World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade release delayed until after Christmas
World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade release delayed until after Christmas By Amber Maitland

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that the release date for World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade has been pushed back until January. The expansion pack for World of Warcraft was supposed to be released in December, during the consumer buying frenzy... Read more

World of Warcraft appears on South Park
World of Warcraft appears on South Park By Amber Maitland

The tenth season of the ever-popular cartoon South Park debuts this week with an opener that centers around the massive multiplayer online RPG World of Warcraft. The story follows Cartman, Kyle, Stan, and Kenny as they attempt to stop a renegade gamer... Read more

World of Warcraft to become Hollywood movie
World of Warcraft to become Hollywood movie By Stuart Miles

World of Warcraft the game is set to become a Hollywood blockbuster with the announcement from its creators, Blizzard Entertainment, that it is develop a live-action film with the makers of Batman Begins. "It's not always the case that interactive game... Read more

World of Warcraft attracts 1 million players in Europe
World of Warcraft attracts 1 million players in Europe By Stuart Miles

World of Warcraft's owners Blizzard, confirmed the games huge popularity by announcing that the game now has 1 million paying players in Europe. The news means that the Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) now has over 5.5 million players... Read more

World of Warcraft tops 5 million users
World of Warcraft tops 5 million users By Stuart Miles

Blizzard, the makers of the massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) World of Warcraft has said it has surpassed 5 million customers worldwide. "World of Warcraft's growth continues to exceed all our expectations", said Mike Morhaime, president... Read more