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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    • Going Analogue: What MMOs Can Learn From LARPs

      By Caelyn Ellis on November 13th, 2014 at 9:00 pm. In theory, MMORPGs are my favourite PC games in the world. Exploring strange new worlds, dressing up in shiny armour, and kicking butt are my primary gaming motivations and MMORPGs have those in spades. Richard Garriott sold me the dream of a living fantasy world to inhabit in my early PC gaming days and it’s a dream I’ve ne ...

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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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  • How To Get Seven Rare Spawn Mounts in Warlords of Draenor

    …, they're all guaranteed drops for everyone who participates in the kill. The bad news is that the respawn timer on these rares can be ridiculous sometimes. No one knows for sure yet, but in some cases it can be hours, days or even weeks. Warlords of Draenor - Rare Spawn Mounts [MMO Champion, YouTube] To contact the author of this post, write to: …

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  • World Of Warcraft Is Updating Its Blood Elf Models Soon

    … World of Warcraft was famous for releasing with not the best of player models, but becoming rapidly popular in spite of that because of gameplay and other factors. Blizzard has wanted to update the models for a while, however, and now they’re sharing a sneak peek at the planned updates for the Blood Elf male and female models. There’s no ETA…

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  • Six Easy To Get Followers For Your World of Warcraft Garrison

    … Warlods of Draenor introduced garrisons to World of Warcraft, with followers who can be sent on special missions to get some extra loot. Not all of them are hard to get, and there are a few really awesome ones who are simply hidden around the map, and you only need to know where to go. Two videos by YouTuber Opt can help you with that, showing…

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  • Blizzard Annual Sale Now Up For 2014

    … In this day and age where digital PC sales come up on a weekly basis, Blizzard still takes only one time every year for theirs. That day for 2014 is today. Get these games for the prices indicated below: Starcraft 2: Wings of Liberty – $10 Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm – $10 Diablo 3 – £16.50/$20 Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls – $20 World of Warcraft – $5 The post Blizzard Annual Sale Now Up For 2014 appeared first on Gaming Enthusiast. …

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  • World of Warcraft’s Blood Elves Getting a Late Visual Update

    …… Smexy if I ever knew what that word meant. World of Warcraft has officially become less out-of-date, yet still overshadowed by Starcraft II. Still, looks nice. Stay Frosty, readers, and keep your eyes glued to, your one-stop site for tech buzz, gaming news, and reviews for the releases that matter to YOU. The post World of Warcraft’s Blood Elves Getting a Late Visual Update appeared first on Gamer Headlines. …

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  • World of Warcraft's New Dude Blood Elves Literally Have No Butts

    … of the ol' skimpification ray, for better or worse). Dude blood elves may not have butts, but they have nipples instead of oblong pillows for chests. That is something. Here's a shot of the reaction on Fahey's main server, Moon Guard: And here are are role-players reacting a bit more... bluntly: "I'm glad we have fingers now! And nipples…

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  • World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor (PC) Review

    … imbued with the power of one of the spirit animals. The philosophy behind it was to give every role a chance to feel powerful, and to reduce the negative aspects of locking a Legendary behind a particular role (Val’Anyr to healers) or classes (Warglaives of Azzinoth to Warriors, Rogues – Death Knights and Monks weren’t around when it was relevant…

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  • The Proudest Moment Of My World Of Warcraft Career

    … From lowly newbie Shaman to decorated General of the Alliance with his own castle stronghold in a little over a month. I could definitely get used to this. This was definitely my favorite moment of the World of Warcraft Warlords of Draenor expansion so far — when what was once just a rough assemblage of logs blossomed into a full-fledged castle…

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  • ‘World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor’ Review

    … expansion. Players complete quests and dungeons in exchange for experience points and better gear until they reach max level. The new areas are gorgeous, but at the end of the day, you are still playing World of Warcraft. Fans shouldn’t come into this expansion expecting any major changes to gameplay mechanics or aesthetics. MMO veterans can expect…

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  • Of Course, Warlords of Draenor Has A Dragon Ball Easter Egg

    … We knew WoW devs liked Dragon Ball, but Talador, one of Warlords of Draenor's new zones, is home to an entire scene from Dragon Ball Z. Near Shattrath City you can find two really strange orcs. Once of them is Goh'kuu and the other is Napp'agosh, who must be Vegeta's sidekick Nappa. As you can see, his fate is similar to his anime counterpart's…

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  • Where Were You When World Of Warcraft Started Running?

    … If your answer is something along the lines of "sitting in front of my computer cursing", you certainly weren't thinking Blizzard's MMORPG would make it ten years, yet here we are to the day. When World of Warcraft first launched back on November 23 of 2004, I was busy playing EverQuest 2, which had come out just a few short weeks before…

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

    … not all. There’s another important birthday this year, too, and it’s happening right now. This weekend, World of Warcraft turns ten years old, and while Blizzard’s not throwing a party (after all, they do that every year) they’re certainly ready to celebrate. Last week, Blizzard released World of Warcraft’s fifth expansion, Warlords of Draenor…

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  • Two Hours Of Warlords Of Draenor Spawn Camping In Under Six Minutes

    … Having hit level 100 in World of Warcraft's Warlords of Draenor expansion pack earlier this week, I spent early Thursday morning camping a rare spawn for four hours. I accidentally captured most of it on video. Don't worry, I sped it up. Camping a rare spawn. There's something I've never done in World of Warcraft before. Back in my EverQuest…

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  • The Legend Of World Of Warcraft's Fabled Dance Studio

    … There is one piece of Warcraft lore that won't go away, no matter how much Blizzard tries (or doesn't try) to bury it. People have waited for its arrival, breath bated, fists balled, for more than half a decade—half of WoW's lifespan. It is... a dance studio. It all began back when World of Warcraft's second expansion, Wrath of the Lich King…

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  • 10 Million World Of Warcrafteers And A Lawsuit Settlement

    … By Philippa Warr on November 20th, 2014 at 4:00 pm. It looks like something of a double celebration for Activision Blizzard as the company announces a sizeable uptick in World of Warcraft subscribers (they’re back above 10 million) and a settlement in that shareholder case. Party hats at dawn… First up, the subscriber situation…

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