Tag archive for "Cataclysm"

3 News

Blizzard Tries to Lure Former WoW Players Back by Giving Away Free Level 80s

Blizzard has caused some buzz around the World of Warcraft by offering a new program for current players to bring back old players. If a current player "resurrects" a friend, they get a free spectral Wind Rider ...Read More

on March 7, 2012 6:23 PM
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Blizzard Likes Fire, World of Warcraft Patch 4.2 Will Have Lots of It

Blizzard Entertainment just patched their massive MMO World of Warcraft up to version 4.1 yesterday, releasing the Rise of the Zandalari content into the wild. Barely letting the dust settle from that, they have released a ...Read More

on April 27, 2011 9:00 PM
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J!NX Cataclysm Screenshot Contest: Win $450 Prize Pack

Since the release of the Cataclysm expansion for WoW, I'm sure some of you have rarely left the house or turned off your machine. Time to put those skills to good use. J!NX is giving away ...Read More

on February 1, 2011 12:00 PM
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The Face of Azeroth: Hopes and Struggles in Tol Barad

I have but a singular subject I’d like to discuss this time around. Seeing as it is holiday time and gamers don’t have lives, I’m sure a good chunk of you are playing WoW right as this ...Read More

on January 3, 2011 11:05 AM
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Weekend Wrapup of October 31

A very happy Halloweekend Wrapup to you all! As October ends, we're officially entering the holiday season - which means that a TON of new releases are on their way. Keep an eye out for Chad's New ...Read More

on October 31, 2010 6:00 PM
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WoW Digital Downloads Will Not Include Pre-Rendered Cinematics

This is an interesting development, on top of the news earlier in the week that the Cataclysm digital download is available for pre-orders. Apparently, when you download the digital copy of the full game (and it seems ...Read More

on October 30, 2010 2:00 PM
0 Editorials

BlizzCon 2010: What to Expect

Nearly every year, Blizzard holds a convention out in California in celebration of themselves. Now, you might be thinking that it’s a rather egotistical move to skip other large industry events like E3, just so they can ...Read More

on October 19, 2010 5:00 PM
0 Editorials

World of Warcraft: Sports for Gamers

Last Tuesday, it was impossible to walk around campus without hearing whisperings of warlocks and talent trees and level caps. For those of you who don't play World of Warcraft, patch 4.0 went live Tuesday evening, ...Read More

on October 16, 2010 5:00 PM
1 Editorials

Cataclysm Beta Report: The Worgen Issue

Since the World of Warcraft: Cataclysm beta launched several months ago, it seems those poor Worgen have been getting the bum end of the stick. Their starting quests have been thoroughly bugged, beta testers have been saying ...Read More

on October 14, 2010 5:30 PM
3 Editorials

World of Warcraft Patch 4.0.1 Goes Live

Why is this such a big deal? If you don’t play World of Warcraft, you probably don’t care. But, to that game’s fans, patch 4.0.1 represents the first major patch of the Cataclysm expansion cycle. ...Read More

on October 12, 2010 4:45 PM
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World of Warcraft Subscriber Base Reaches 12 Million

Looks like China finally gave a helping hand to World of Warcraft. Blizzard has announced it's subscriber base for World of Warcraft has reached a staggering 12 million people. This is in large part due to the ...Read More

on October 7, 2010 11:00 AM
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BlizzCon Schedule Goes Live

If you've been itching to figure out what panels and events you want to see (or watch) at BlizzCon this year, you're in luck! Today Blizzard released the full BlizzCon 2010 schedule, which you can check out ...Read More

on October 5, 2010 7:30 PM
6 Editorials

Cataclysm Beta Report: Graphical Updates – A Blessing or a Curse?

Expansions to World of Warcraft typically bring about some sort of graphical improvements. The Burning Crusade brought some fire and sky texture effects, Wrath of the Lich King brought about fog and more particle effects, as well ...Read More

on September 30, 2010 4:45 PM
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Fast Portal Travel in WoW Is Being Nipped

Well, not nipped completely, but severely hampered. In the latest build of the Cataclysm beta, there are no longer portals back to the major Azerothian cities from both Shattrath and Dalaran - the two major hubs from ...Read More

on September 28, 2010 6:30 PM
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The Cataclysm Begins – New Events Light Up World of Warcraft

Today was typical Tuesday maintenance for World of Warcraft, something players of the game know all too well. But, today also marks the beginning of the end for Azeroth as we know it. The lead-up events to ...Read More

on September 7, 2010 4:30 PM
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Blizzard Makes Updating WoW Even More Confusing

Blizzard is changing the way we patch World of Warcraft before long. In what way, you ask? You probably don't want to know. Basically, they're making it so you can stream updates to your client while playing. ...Read More

on August 3, 2010 4:45 PM
1 Editorials

Cataclysm Beta Report: Let’s Play a Goblin!

I am constantly awed by the large leap forward Blizzard is taking with the upcoming Cataclysm expansion for World of Warcraft. Not only are they redesigning the entire world of Azeroth (sans Northrend), they are completely reimagining ...Read More

on July 28, 2010 4:29 PM
2 News

PSA: World of Warcraft Cataclysm Beta Invite Scam E-Mails

Since I just got one of these scam e-mails, I thought it would be worth it to mention that another wave of beta invites is indeed going out soon from Blizzard (if it hasn't already). But, as ...Read More

on July 15, 2010 6:55 PM
0 Editorials

Cataclysm Beta Report: Flying in Old Azeroth is Awesome

[Cataclysm Beta Report: These articles are based upon what we see and experience in the World of Warcraft: Cataclysm beta test. Keep in mind that this is not based off a finished product and things may change ...Read More

on July 10, 2010 9:00 AM
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Cataclysm Beta Report: Trolls Redefined

[Cataclysm Beta Report: These articles are based upon what we see and experience in the World of Warcraft: Cataclysm beta test. Keep in mind that this is not based off a finished product and things may change ...Read More

on July 8, 2010 4:19 PM
7 Podcasts

ShockCast Episode 20 – Can The PSP Survive in 2011?

We've hit episode 20 and figured what better way to hit that milestone than with a Bang! This week's main topic came to us from a recent interview we had at E3 with Sony's John Koller. During ...Read More

on July 2, 2010 12:00 PM
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Closed Beta Testing for Cataclysm Has Begun

The day all hardcore WoW fans have been waiting for has finally arrived, the closed beta testing for Cataclysm has begun. Blizzard began sending out invites for the beta out yesterday to players who signed up using ...Read More

on July 1, 2010 6:03 PM
13 Editorials

The Blogger Who Cried WoW Killer

Since EA's press conference there have been whispers around the forums that Star Wars: The Old Republic could be the next to get a shot a being the fabled World of Warcraft killer. While it may be ...Read More

on June 28, 2010 1:25 PM
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Blizzard Gives the Finger to E3, Announces Cataclysm Changes

As if to give a big “F-you” to E3, over the weekend Blizzard held a press event at which they detailed many upcoming World of Warcracf: Cataclysm changes that had been previously unknown. You know you’ve made ...Read More

on June 14, 2010 5:51 PM
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PSA: BlizzCon Ticket Sales Go Live Tonight

In case you're interested in a few little games called World of Warcraft, StarCraft II and Diablo III, and feel like dropping $150 on the ticket to BlizzCon alone, they go on sale this evening at 7pm ...Read More

on June 2, 2010 5:45 PM
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You Can Now Opt-In For WoW: Cataclysm Beta

The closed beta testing has not yet started, however today Blizzard posted a news blurb on the World of Warcraft site directing everyone to their beta profile settings page. What can you do there? Well, opt-in for ...Read More

on May 13, 2010 5:10 PM
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Cataclysm Friends & Family Alpha Has Officially Started

You heard me right, finally the time has come to get these Cataclysm alpha and beta phases rolling. I'm more interested in the beta, since we'll be in on the action, however typically that occurs shortly after ...Read More

on May 4, 2010 4:42 PM
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The Sims 3: Ambitions Video Released For Your Pleasure

Kicking it up a notch from previous Sims games is The Sims 3 which will be coming to virtually every home console since Colecovision. The following video shows us that it's not just the same old Sims ...Read More

on May 2, 2010 7:17 AM
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Cross-Faction, Cross-Server, Cross-Game Chat With Battle.Net

Blizzard is thinking of it all. With their two major upcoming new sequels - Starcraft II and Diablo III - as well as the new World of Warcraft expansion, they realize a lot of their fans are ...Read More

on April 29, 2010 4:03 PM
2 News

Raiding In WoW Will See Changes With Cataclysm

Like it or hate it, typically Blizzard changes their mind about everything at one point or another. I tend to think this is a good thing, because it shows that they are changing with the times and, ...Read More

on April 26, 2010 4:49 PM