World of Warcraft News (PC)

Blizzard's "product placement" job ad for next-gen MMO hints at modern setting?

Posted: 23.01.2012 by Technet2k

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Developer Blizzard is looking for a franchise development producer for their Titan MMO project, which could be set in modern times or the near future if "product placement" is happening.

This so far is the biggest indication that Titan isn't a fantasy adventure, and that it's set in a modern day world of sorts. The product placements must 'enhance the gameplay'.

Analyst: 350K concurrent The Old Republic players proves MMO market is healthy

Posted: 03.01.2012 by JonahFalcon

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Industry analyst Colin Sebastian of Baird Equity Research states that the MMO market is healthy, pointing to the fact that Star Wars: The Old Republic was able to achieve a concurrent user count of 350,000 at its peak. This proves, according to Sebastian, that World of Warcraft is not obstructive towards another major AAA subscriber-based MMO with over 1M+ monthly paying players.

Blizzard release World of Warcraft's 4.3.0 Hour of Twilight patch notes

Posted: 30.11.2011 by Technet2k

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The Cataclysm expansion has finally achieved its conclusion as Blizzard release the Hour of Twilight update for World of Warcraft, bringing the MMO to version 4.3.0.

Fans can finally do battle with Deathwing, as they travel back in time to the War of the Ancients. We work with orc leader Thrall and the other Dragon Aspects to finish Deathwing.

Blizzard launch new talent calculator for World of Warcraft

Posted: 25.11.2011 by Technet2k

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With the upcoming Mists of Pandaria expansion to World of Warcraft the talent system is getting an overhaul, and that means new builds to start obsessing over endlessly.

At BlizzCon in August the studio explained the new system for talents and has now released a calculator so the WoW masses can start figuring it out for themselves.

The Old Republic affects Activision-Blizzard stock

Posted: 23.11.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Star Wars: The Old Republic has done more than just excite Star Wars fans. A new survey has indicated that anywhere from 900,000 to 1.6M players will migrate from World of Warcraft to The Old Republic, and as a result, Lazard Capital Markets has downgraded publisher Activision Blizzard stock from "buy" to "neutral".