World Of Warcraft

World of Warcraft (WoW) is a massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) created in 2004 by Blizzard Entertainment. It is the fourth released game set in the fantasy Warcraft universe, which was first introduced by Warcraft: Orcs & Humans in 1994. World of Warcraft takes place within the Warcraft world of Azeroth, approximately four years after the events at the conclusion of Blizzard's previous Warcraft release, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne. Blizzard Entertainment announced World of Warcraft on September 2, 2001. The game was released on November 23, 2004, on the 10th anniversary of the Warcraft franchise.
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    • Dad Says He's Mourning His Son; WoW Community Rushes To Help

      Everyone deals with death in different ways. For one man, the best way to navigate a son's death was to try to dive into his son's interests. Yesterday, a post on Reddit popped up that described a father's recent dive into World of Warcraft—a game that his son loved, but that he was having trouble understanding: total noob. no clue what i'm doing.

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    • Insane WoW Player Reaches Max Level With 100 Characters

      If you've played Warlords of Draenor, you might already have a maxed out level 100 character, or even two. Or you might have a few alts gaining levels slowly. But definitely not 100. Well, one player called Watola didn't stop with one, and actually leveled up 100 characters on two accounts in almost 1200 days.

      Gergo Vas/ Kotaku- 6 readers -
    • Ten Years of WoW In Ten Comic Panels

      A decade of not standing in fires. Dark Legacy Comics, who have been around for almost the same amount of time as WoW, and their latest comic strip are a summary of all the guild and community drama we've all witnessed over the years. And if you check below, the co ...

      Gergo Vas/ Kotaku- 3 readers -
  • Blizzard Leak Prompts Official Response

    … the censored version. A sly redditor was able to document the original text, which you can find here. The changes are a bit minor, such as deleting that the next Hearthstone expansion is coming out in April, but bears some scrutiny. Rumors and leaks always have to be taken with a healthy dose of skepticism, but prompting a response from Blizzard does…

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  • The Ready Up Podcast – Season 4 Episode 6 – “Ben There, Done That!”

    … Simon was away from home and enjoyed ‘slide mode’ Ben has delved into the Binding of Isaac and likes the weirdness. Tony just didn’t get it. Ben also got back into World of Warcraft and is enjoying the Warlords of Draenor expansion. Shame about all of the ‘free’ level 90s! Tony got Hohokum and enjoys controlling rainbow, disco sperm! (His words…

    Ready Up!- 1 readers -

  • The Harsh Reality of Questing In RPGs

    … Accepting and completing a quest doesn't always go as smoothly as planned. As DarkLegacyComics' latest points out, it would be different than real life, thanks to quest logs and their limited capabilities. And while everything is accurate here—for example World of Warcraft's quest log can only hold up to 25 quests at a time—that reward of 78…

    Gergo Vas/ Kotaku- 2 readers -
  • WoW Patch 6.1: Selfies, Blood Elves And Twitter

    … the screen as if using a smartphone or digital camera. Blizzard are recreating the specific act of taking one of those pictures – arm and all – even though in a lot of selfies I’ve watched tourists take around central London the photographer will try and manipulate their body to better hide that arm. Here’s a video from German site, MMO Zone…

    Philippa Warr/ Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 3 readers -
  • Soon You Will Be Able To Take Selfies In World Of Warcraft

    … Maybe you love them. Maybe you loathe them. Maybe you're taking one right now. Selfies are everywhere, because we are painfully vain creatures. And now, finally—after you begged, pleaded, groveled, and probably didn't ask for it at all—they're coming to World of Warcraft. People have begun discovering an item called the S.E.L.F.I.E. Camera…

    Nathan Grayson/ Kotaku- 2 readers -
  • Sometimes, All Your World Of Warcraft Opponents Are Bots

    … circumstances, farming honor takes a lot of time and effort. Bots, while very much against Blizzard's terms of service, make this process much easier. To make matters even hairier, bot makers are extremely proficient at altering their bots so that, even if Blizzard can temporarily get a bead on them, they have to begin the hunt from square one…

    Nathan Grayson/ Kotaku- 10 readers -
  • S.EXE: Seven Stories About Love

    … By Cara Ellison on January 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 pm. The first time I ever wrote anything about games, it was because I was still brokenhearted about a relationship that had dissolved years ago. PC Gamer edited the 4000 word essay into a six pager about Dota in 2012 and it is still one of the best things I have ever written. But wherever I go…

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  • Ten Secret Locations in World of Warcraft

    … Some are easy to find, some are well hidden, but Azeroth and the surrounding worlds are big enough to have special places to which no quests direct you and that most players don't know. Nixxiom on Youtube collected 10 of them and their exact location on the map so that we can all find them. Good to see the hidden farmlands near Khaz Modan…

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  • Warlords Of Draenor: Blackrock Foundry’s Raid Bosses

    … By Philippa Warr on January 21st, 2015 at 6:00 pm. Blizzard have released a preview for the upcoming Warlords of Draenor raid Blackrock Foundry, with info about its denizens and bosses as well as some general Foundry facts. The raid opens on February 4th with Normal and Heroic difficulties (Mythic is slightly later on Feb 11th and Raid…

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  • A Very Sweet Story About Life, Loss And World Of Warcraft

    … A Blizzard employee contacted us over the weekend to share the story of one of those rad statues that are going out to ten-year veterans of World of Warcraft. And how not all of them are necessarily going out to the living. Mortisana writes on the game's official boards that back when the game first launched in 2004 (2004!), she was there…

    Luke Plunkett/ Kotaku- 7 readers -
  • Revisit Azeroth With Old Toons Thanks To ‘Veteran Edition’

    ….” Bashiok also noted that ‘Veteran Edition’ might not be a name that stuck as it was largely intended for internal use, but now that it’s made it out into the wider world who knows? Lapsed World of Warcraft players may be heartened or horrified by this development. For those who would love to revisit their old characters and play tourist…

    Rock, Paper, Shotgun- 1 readers -
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