Blizzard Apologises for World of Warcraft Server Problems, Gives out Free Game Time

Blizzard Apologises for World of Warcraft Server Problems, Gives out Free Game Time

Blizzard have officially apologised for the incredibly rocky launch of World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor. In a post made on the World of Warcraft forums from community manager Nethaera, an apology was given as well as free five days of game time to all active subscribers as of November 14th. Warlords of Draenor suffered a poor launch, with most servers having unbearable lag in both the Alliance and Horde […]

World of Warcraft subreddit returns following moderator’s “big mistake”

World of Warcraft subreddit returns following moderator’s “big mistake”

Over the weekend, GamerHeadlines reported on the moderator takedown of popular World of Warcraft subreddit, r/WoW, in response to launch issues, which included ludicrously long queue times (a side effect of Blizzard’s decision to temporarily reduce the maximum number of people allowed in each realm) and various connection issues, plaguing the recently released World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor.  Fortunately, it seems that r/WoW is back up and running following top moderator, nitesmoke’s, unprecedented shutdown. The World of Warcraft subreddit’s […]

World of Warcraft subreddit ceases moderation due to Blizzard’s “faulty product”

World of Warcraft subreddit ceases moderation due to Blizzard’s “faulty product”

This past week has not been a particularly good one in regards to AAA game launches, by any means. With Ubisoft’s remarkably disastrous Assassin’s Creed launch and numerous issues surrounding the release of, the subject of this article, Blizzard’s World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor, it’s undoubtedly been a bumpy ride for many within the gaming community this week. In response to the many problems, which include ludicrously long queue times (which are a side […]

Blizzard trademarks “Eye of Azshara,” possible Hearthstone, WoW expansion

Blizzard trademarks “Eye of Azshara,” possible Hearthstone, WoW expansion

On October 29th, 2014, users on MMOChampion.com’s forums discovered that prominent World of Warcraft and Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft developer, Blizzard, had filed a trademark for Eye of Azshara in Benelux, leading to avid Hearthstone and World of Warcraft players speculating that it may be related to, or an entirely new, upcoming expansion for either of the popular games. You can view a snippet of Blizzard’s trademark of the Eye of Azshara filing below: Lending credence to the […]

World of Warcraft – Mists of Pandaria now included in base game

World of Warcraft – Mists of Pandaria now included in base game

Mists of Pandaria, one of the expansions to Blizzard’s immensely successful massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG), World of Warcraft is now included in the base game. This news essentially translates to the fact that gamers interested in the game can get World of Warcraft and all its subsequent expansions for the fairly low price of $20 dollars. Read more details on World of Warcraft and Mists of Pandaria‘s inclusion into the […]

World of Warcraft Patch 6.0.2 Rolls out on October 15th

World of Warcraft Patch 6.0.2 Rolls out on October 15th

World of Warcraft Patch 6.0.2 will be officially released onto live servers this Wednesday. The patch will be adding a huge amount of content in preparation for the release of the next expansion Warlords of Draenor. The announcement was made on the World of Warcraft website and you can read the full post there. The patch is already available to download and has been for about a week. Simply start […]

The BlizzCon World Championship North American Qualifiers kicks off October 5th

The BlizzCon World Championship North American Qualifiers kicks off October 5th

The BlizzCon World Championship North American Qualifiers for World of Warcraft and Hearthstone kicks off October 5th Blizzard has announced that the BlizzCon World Championship North American Qualifiers for both World of Warcraft and Hearthstone will be taking place in the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, from October 5th to October 6th. The Hearthstone qualifiers will take place during both days while the World of Warcraft qualifiers will take place on […]

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft upcoming expansion adds 100 new cards

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft upcoming expansion adds 100 new cards

Blizzard’s widely popular and well received free-to-play trading card game, Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, has even more content in store for avid players of the game. How much? How does 100 new cards sound? Read more details after the break. Hearthstone: Over 100 New Cards In an interview with Jason Chayes, Blizzard’s production director, it was revealed that following the completion of this year’s episodic release of the single-player expansion, Hearthstone: Curse […]

World of Warcraft ‘Undelete’ Character Service Coming in Patch 6.0

World of Warcraft ‘Undelete’ Character Service Coming in Patch 6.0

Blizzard have announced on their World of Warcraft website that a brand new feature in the upcoming Warlords of Draenor 6.0 patch will be the ability to ‘undelete’ a character. So if you end up deleting a character for whatever reason and want them back, now you can with this new feature. However, there are some rules to what you can restore and when. A quote from the Blizzard post reads: […]

Project Titan’s Cancellation Could Mean Trouble For Blizzard, Says Analyst

Project Titan’s Cancellation Could Mean Trouble For Blizzard, Says Analyst

According to Michael Pachter, a video game, social media, digital media and electronics analyst with Wedbush Securities who regularly hobnobs with many gaming execs, Blizzard’s cancellation of their MMO Project Titan could spell trouble for Blizzard: “It is a blow, for sure, they need to stem WoW declines, and I am surprised that it took so long to make a decision. At their lead time, there won’t be a game for […]