World of Warcraft News (PC)

Firelands is now live on World of Warcraft's Public Test Realm

Posted: 25.05.2011 by Technet2k

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Blizzard has set loose the new "reinvigorated" Ragnaros with patch 4.2 which sees a huge raid for 10 or 25 players added. It's of the "highest difficulty".

Firelands is in the Elemental place with six bosses guarding the new Ragnaros. A new epic quest is added along with "unprecedented" solo content for level 85s.

Fans "just can't go back" to other MMOs after The Old Republic

Posted: 20.05.2011 by Technet2k

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BioWare is very excited with the way Star Wars: The Old Republic is affecting gamers who play their ambitious MMO, noting is a "very different experience."

World of Warcraft "set consumer expectations," and comparison is "inevitable" as it defined "conventions" of the MMO. TOR has "sense of heroic purpose".

World of Warcraft population dips to 11M subscribers

Posted: 10.05.2011 by JonahFalcon

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During the Activision conference call, Blizzard CEO Mike Morheime revealed that World of Warcraft's population currently resides at roughly 11.4 million subscribers worldwide, which is down from the 12M eight months ago.

Blizzard donates $800K to Make-A-Wish, invites two dying kids to offices

Posted: 06.05.2011 by JonahFalcon

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Blizzard has made the lives of two dying kids happier, and donated $800K to the charity that made the wishes come true, the Make A Wish Foundation. Blizzard's donation was 50% of the total sales Blizzard Entertainment accrued during the months of November and December 2010 from selling a special World of Warcraft in-game pet, the Moonkin Hatchling.

Blizzard offering free trial of Auction iOS app

Posted: 06.05.2011 by JonahFalcon

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There are many World of Warcraft players who basically play half their game in the auction house. I personally know of a gamer who has made thousands of gold pieces buying and selling there. The only problem these people have is that they only have so many hours in the day to log in to World of Warcraft to run auction house sessions.