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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    • Why WoW Is Now All About WarCraft 3-Style Player Bases

      By Tom Mayo on December 8th, 2014 at 5:00 pm. Garrisons are the biggest, splashiest feature of Warlords of Draenor by a considerable margin. Players have been rhubarbing about the lack of player housing for years, and this is Blizzard answering them while drawing from their RTS roots for inspiration.

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    • World of Warcraft, Then And Now

      It's happening! World of Warcraft is about to turn 10. If you logged in today, you've already seen an achievement pop up. Although the game came out on November 23, 2004 in the US, the in-game celebration begins today. To do our bit, we made a gallery showing how much the game changed in ten years.

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    • Celebrate World of Warcraft’s 10th Anniversary In-Game

      2014 is the year of big anniversaries. This summer, Nintendo celebrated its 125th birthday. In December, the PlayStation brand turns 20, and to mark the occasion Sony’s taking over The Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas for the first-ever “PlayStation Experience.” Even today is special since it’s the one-year anniversary of the Xbox One. But that’s not all.

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  • Fahey's Top Ten Games Of 2014

    … does that even happen? World Of Warcraft: Warlords Of Draenor A day before this post went live I spent the first $14.95 on World of Warcraft that I've spent in five years. Normally an expansion comes out, Blizzard tosses me a couple of one-month codes for evaluation purposes, and when they lapse I stop playing. But I can't stop playing the new…

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  • Game Time For Gold In Proposed World Of Warcraft Update

    … By Philippa Warr on December 19th, 2014 at 4:00 pm. A forum post by Blizzard has offered some insight into what the company has got in mind for World of Warcraft and it includes a PLEX-esque system for exchanging gold for game time. It’s not a definite announcement yet, more of a “we’re exploring the idea and want to know what you reckon” kind…

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  • Blizzard Tease Upcoming World of Warcraft Content Coming in Patch 6.1

    … Today Blizzard have teased what will be coming in the first major patch for World of Warcraft Warlords of Draenor. In a post made on the official World of Warcraft forums by community manager Bashiok, patch 6.1 is said to to be coming to the public test realm ‘soon’. Some of the most notable things coming in 6.1 include: The continuation…

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  • Watch The World First Kill of WoW's Current Hardest Boss

    … guess dramatic music, with numbers flashing and the boss' SFX added, always works. Also, nerd screams around the 17:15 mark. And if you're interested how many times they died before the boss finally went down: 122. That's dedication. Paragon vs Imperator Mar'gok Mythic [YouTube,] To contact the author of this post, write to: …

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  • The Hidden Origins of Two Warlords of Draenor Followers

    … Yulon on Tumblr found a really nice easter egg in Warlords of Draenor. The first followers—NPCs we can send out on missions for some extra loot—we can hire for our Garrisons both on the Alliance and the Horde side actually match characters from World of Wacraft's very first cinematic trailer that came out a decade ago. Two characters…

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  • Feast of Winter Veil Celebrations Have Begun in World of Warcraft

    … The holiday season has arrived in World of Warcraft! The Feast of Winter Veil has started and will be celebrated from today all the way until January 2nd. Feast of Winter Veil is essentially a celebration of the holiday season within the game. You can find all of the new NPC’s and content in Orgrimmar if you’re a Horde character, and Ironforge…

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  • Ten Ways To Become a Better WoW Player

    … One of the hardest things in World of Warcraft is making the transition from leveling and playing casually to joining raids or even dungeon groups. YouTuber LazyPeon's video, tuned for Warlords of Draenor, helps a lot. It's a really good summary of everything, from UI setups to group communication, that's necessary to do to make this step…

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  • Rise of Zombie MMO’s: When Communities Can’t Let Go

    … line: distributing the original creator’s, Sony Online Entertainment, copyrighted material. That’s some dodgy grounds and they do outwardly state that the emulator does violate the game’s EULA, but that doesn’t stop some die hard fans of the original game from trying to partake in their favorite gaming experience well after its expiration date…

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  • Warlords of Draenor's First Raid Is Live, 7 Guilds Already Cleared It

    … = horde, blue = alliance) and their progress on the bosses. If you've followed WoW raids in the past you can find some familiar guilds there. But not everyone. Where is Blood Legion? Or Method? Those guys are always on top. They all did it on Heroic difficulty. It's the currently hardest one, but Mythic will be even harder when it opens next week. We have to wait a few more days for that, and probably that's when all the missing top guilds will show up. To contact the author of this post, write to: …

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  • World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor Review

    … World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor An innovative addition to WoW brings a bit of originality and nostalgia back to fans old and new. It’s been ten years since a lot of us set foot on the soil of Azeroth for the first time. Ten years spent building heroes and villains from mere mortals to the almighty heroes that prowl the servers today…

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  • Life In A Nutshell In World of Warcraft's Draenor

    … too much Khadgar in the game, though, because he engages in some serious self-criticism during during the legendary ring quest line by saying: "As powerful as I am, I cannot be everywhere at once." Also, new models make everything weird. Life In Draenor (WoW Machinima) [YouTube] To contact the author of this post, write to: …

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  • Warcraft's Most Dangerous Dragon Captured In Polystone, Still A Jerk

    … Deathwing the Worldbreaker. Formerly Neltharion, Earth-Warder of Azeroth. The reason behind the entire World of Warcraft Cataclysm expansion. What a dick. Makes a lovely statue though. A statue that the folks at Sideshow have been teasing us with for years as part of their partnership with Blizzard Entertainment, which has already produced…

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