Tag: World of Warcraft

Running of the Gnomes gets ready to help breast cancer patients with World of Warcraft shenanigans

The Running of the Gnomes is one of the best feel-good-stories in World of Warcraft‘s history. This charity event has players creating new Gnome characters, all with pink hair and tabards, who then run across the game’s massive world together. But this isn’t just for silliness’s sake. The event raises money and awareness for the […]

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World of Warcraft’s next big update adds new races and long-requested changes

Blizzard has detailed the next big patch for World of Warcraft. The 8.3 update, titled Visions of N’Zoth, is hitting the public test realm today, and it is adding a lot. This includes two new Allied Races, the fox-like Vulpera for the Horde and the robotic Mechagnomes for the Alliance. This will get players two […]

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The RetroBeat: World of Warcraft: Classic shows what MMOs have lost

I’m having the most fun with any video game this year playing an old massively multiplayer online role-playing game from 2004. World of Warcraft Classic launched earlier this week. This new version of Blizzard Entertainment‘s hit PC game gives players a chance to experience World of Warcraft as it was in its earlier days, before […]

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GamesBeat Decides 124: 1,000-minute WOW queues

GamesBeat Decides is back once again to make the world of video games so simple that even a child could understand. Children, however, should not listen to this show because it features grown man and GamesBeat review editor Mike Minotti cursing god for not letting him onto a server to play World of Warcraft. He […]

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World of Warcraft Classic has 1 million Twitch viewers minutes after launch — and long log-in queues

World of Warcraft Classic is live as of 3 p.m. Pacific today, and this nostalgic online role-playing experience is drawing a lot of attention. On Twitch, over 1 million people are watching streamers who are playing World of Warcraft. The next most popular game is Grand Theft Auto V at around 150,000 viewers. And if […]

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World of Warcraft: Rise of Azshara review — showers players with fun after a long dry spell

World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment’s massively multiplayer RPG, spent most of this spring in a deep content drought. Rise of Azshara, one of the most-ambitious content patches ever in the game, seeks to drown players in new content. The patch offers two new significant zones of content with new reputations, types of encounters, islands, the […]

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Mike Morhaime: The highlights and lessons of nearly three decades at Blizzard

Mike Morhaime was recognized at the Gamelab event in Barcelona with the Honor Award, as his wife and four-year-old daughter looked on from the front row. He received a standing ovation for the recognition of a career that spanned more than 27 years at a single company. Before that, I was honored to moderate a […]

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World of Warcraft’s gigantic Rise of Azshara update is live

Blizzard Entertaint has released the Rise of Azshara update for World of Warcraft, and with it comes a bunch of new goodies for fans of the online multiplayer role-playing game. World of Warcraft came out back in 2004, but a constant stream of expansions has kept the game relevant. But between those expansions (they are […]

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World of Warcraft’s huge Rise of Azshara update launches on June 25

Blizzard announced today that the Rise of Azshara update for World of Warcraft will go live on June 25. This will represent the largest dump of content the online game has seen since the Battle for Azeroth expansion launched on August 14, 2018. World of Warcraft came out all the way back in 2004, but […]

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