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Warcraft 3: Reforged Still Without Promised Features

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 November 2020, 18:26

Ten months after the release of Warcraft III: Reforged, Reddit user Angzt once again summarized the game's development so far. Unfortunately, despite the promises, many elements from the original Warcraft 3 are still missing, despite Blizzard's promises.

WoW: Shadowlands Launches; Some Players Already Hit Level 60

Bart Swiatek, 24 November 2020, 13:14

On Monday, the World of Warcraft: Shadowlands expansion debuted on the market. One of the players on the European Al'akir server has already reached the level cap.

Learn and Relax With World of Warcraft's Lo-Fi Music

Karol Laska, 21 November 2020, 21:07

Four remixes of tracks from the upcoming World of Warcraft expansion called Shadowlands are available on the youtube channel of World of Warcraft. Blizzard was probably inspired by the phenomenon of lo-fi music.

WoW Creator Leaves Blizzard After 13 Years

Bart Swiatek, 19 November 2020, 20:16

Chris Kaleiki - one of the creators of World of Warcraft - left the studio after 13 years of work. The developer admitted that he is dissatisfied with the direction of game's development.

WoW Players Use Zombies to Fight Cheater Bots

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 November 2020, 20:02

There is an on-going event with the undead scourge in World of Warcraft, which befell Azeroth before the release of the Shadowlands expansion. The funny thing is that one of the players found a way to use the zombie invasion to fight bots.

WoW Shadowlands Reveals Beyond the Veil Trailer

Agnes Adamus, 16 November 2020, 22:10

In a week's time, World of Warcraft will receive the Shadowlands expansion. To celebrate the upcoming launch, a cinematic trailer titled Beyond the Veil was published, bringing the players closer to the new world that they will be able to explore.

Undead Hordes in Azeroth Herald WoW Shadowlands

Aleksandra Dziwinska, 12 November 2020, 11:22

Hordes of undead have come to World of Warcraft. The event preceding Shadowlands will provide players with a lot of excitement and enable them to get some unique items.

WoW Offers Free Weekend for Returning Players

Bart Swiatek, 06 November 2020, 11:56

Developers from Blizzard Entertainment have invited players who used to play World of Warcraft, but no longer pay the subscription, to return to the game for free.

Blizzard Cracks Down on Multi-boxing in World of Warcraft

washi, 04 November 2020, 22:49

An entry on Blizzard's official website informs about a change in the company policy. From now on, simultaneous handling of multiple accounts, i.e. multi-boxing, in World of Warcraft will be prohibited and may be reported by other players.

WoW: Shadowlands Players Satisfied With New Leveling System

Bart Swiatek, 04 November 2020, 16:04

Reddit users like the Timewalker Campaigns mechanic, who enables us to level up our character by completing quests from any of the existing expensions.

BlizzCon 2021 for Free for Everyone

Paul Musiolik, 03 November 2020, 22:17

Next year's edition of BlizzCon will take place online. For this reason, Blizzard has abolished the entrance fee.

World of Warcraft Celebrates 16th Anniversary and Gives Out Gifts

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2020, 21:39

Blizzard has begun celebrating the 16th birthday of World of Warcraft. Until the launch of Shadowlands, players will receive a gift for logging in to the game, where they will find some special attractions.

New Locations From WoW Shadowlands Presented in Short Films

Bart Swiatek, 02 November 2020, 12:53

Three teasers of the Shadowlands for World of Warcraft appeared on the web. They present several locations that we will visit in this title.

Overwatch Remains Strong; Hearthstone Gains Popularity

Adrian Werner, 01 November 2020, 17:16

Activision Blizzard's report states that 10 million people still play Overwatch every month. Moreover, the popularity of the card game Hearthstone is growing.

Diablo 4 Lost A Designer

Aleksandra Dziwinska, 31 October 2020, 19:04

David Kim is no longer working on Diablo IV, although he remains an employee of Blizzard Entertainment. The designer has been promoted and will support the team responsible for World of Warcraft.

16-year-old Mystery Solved in WoW: Shadowlands

Bart Swiatek, 30 October 2020, 14:39

The Shadowlands expansion answers a question that has plagued many World of Warcraft players for years - it enables us to find Mankirk's missing wife.

WoW: Shadowlands Gets New Release Date

washi, 29 October 2020, 20:25

Today, Blizzard's official website revealed a new release date for the Shadowlands expansion for World of Warcraft. The launch is not far away, but this is not the end of the good news - there is also a special event and a new raid waiting for us.

Blizzard Veterans Try Their Hand at Tabletop Games

Adrian Werner, 28 October 2020, 13:19

Chris Metzen, along with two other veterans of Blizzard Entertainment, founded Warchief, a company that will develop tabletop games.

WoW Shadowlands Fan Builds Glowing and Smoking Bolvar's Hammer

Bart Swiatek, 26 October 2020, 18:27

A World of Warcraft fan and host of the KamuiCosplay channel on YouTube, built a replica of Bolvar Fordragon's warhammer. The weapon looks very similar to the original, and also lights up and produces smoke.

WoW Players Complain About Poles and Polish Server

Jacob Blazewicz, 22 October 2020, 15:59

Some time ago, Blizzard decided to merge a handful of smaller World of Warcraft servers with Burning Legion, the unofficial realm run by Polish community. The result: complaining about slavic players, who are less than eager to welcome foreign gamers with open arms.

WoW Player Compares Performance of DX11 and DX12

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 October 2020, 20:38

Is DirectX 12 finally able to deal with World of Warcraft? This question was answered by Reddit user, who two years ago wasn't impressed with the performance of the latestst generation of DirectX libraries.

StarCraft 2 Devs Create a New Studio and Work on an RTS

Bart Swiatek, 21 October 2020, 11:13

Former Blizzard Entertainment employees founded Frost Giant Studios. Developers plan to create another groundbreaking real-time strategy.

WoW: Shadowlands Pre-launch Patch Reveals New Best DPS

Jacob Blazewicz, 19 October 2020, 21:57

World of Warcraft received a patch preparing the game for the delayed launch of Shadowlands. Players have already checked which class deals the most DPS after the last changes.

Overwatch 2 Leak Suggests Release Date

Adrian Werner, 19 October 2020, 13:51

There is a credible leak on the web, according to which Overwatch 2 will be available next February.

Twilight of StarCraft 2 Begins as Blizzard Reduces Support

Bart Swiatek, 16 October 2020, 10:03

Ten years after the launch of StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty, Blizzard Entertainment decided to limit support for the game. Developers will no longer create new paid content for the microtransaction system - collector's item boxes and commanders.

Blizzard's French Branch Plans to Strike

Michael Kulakowski, 14 October 2020, 23:03

Employees of Blizzard's French branch, responsible for marketing, event organization and localization of the studio's games across Europe, are preparing for a strike. The protest is the result of Activision's announcement of planned complete shutdown of the French branch.

WoW Patch 9.0.1 Goes Live; Preparation for Shadowlands

Bart Swiatek, 14 October 2020, 13:55

Popular MMORPG World of Warcraft received patch 9.0.1. The update adds a new location and prepares the game for the release of the Shadowlands expansion.

Diablo 4 Closer Than we Think? Gadgets Already in Stores

Christian Pieniazek, 13 October 2020, 15:49

Blizzard Entertainment has still not revealed the release date of Diablo IV. However, there is a chance that the title will debut sooner than we think. The official gadgets are already in store warehouses.

Diablo 4 Players Want Mephisto and Classic Classess Back

Bart Swiatek, 09 October 2020, 16:37

An Internet user collected opinions from various threads and surveys in order to select classes and bosses from the Diablo series, whose return the players wish for the most.

Henry Cavill as Arthas Looks Awesome and WoW Devs Like It

Bart Swiatek, 07 October 2020, 19:57

Chris Metzen, one of the creators of the Warcraft series and scriptwriter of Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos, said on Twitter that Henry Cavill would be a good candidate for the role of Arthas Menethil.

Activision Closes French Branch of Blizzard

Michael Kulakowski, 06 October 2020, 23:46

The French branch of Blizzard, which is mainly responsible for marketing and localization of the studio's games in Europe, was closed down by Activision. This is a result of the increasing control that the company has over its in-house developer, which enjoyed great autonomy only a few years ago.

Diablo 4 Fan May Have Discovered More Character Classes

Karol Laska, 06 October 2020, 23:38

One of the websites features a text about next character classes in Diablo IV. How did we learn about them? Well, they may have a strong connection to the locations revealed by Blizzard.

WoW: Shadowlands Delayed

Bart Swiatek, 02 October 2020, 12:42

The devs of World of Warcraft informed that the next expansion for the game - Shadowlands - will appear later than planned. The launch is still scheduled for this year.

Playable Demo of Diablo 2 HD Remake: Respawned Available

Karol Laska, 01 October 2020, 21:17

Diablo Respawned is a fan-made project based on the popular hack'n'slash series from Blizzard Entertainment. The creators have already released a free demo version of the game.

Here's Diablo 4's Skill Tree

Paul Musiolik, 30 September 2020, 23:37

Diablo 4 will offer an extensive skill tree. The character progression will be more flexible and allow for more customization of our hero than in Diablo III.

WoW Shadowlands Will Remove Some Crafting Options

Bart Swiatek, 29 September 2020, 16:56

World of Warcraft players note that in the updated tested on PTR, which prepares the game for the Shadowlands expansion, there are no so-called tokens needed to change the appearance of some items. The change is said to be temporary.

Warcraft 2 Returns as Mod for Warcraft 3: Reforged

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 September 2020, 20:55

Warcraft III: Reforged will receive a mod called Chronicles of the Second War. The mod will recreate the second installment, expanding it with new story background and gameplay mechanics.

WoW Bug Rolls Back Characters to 2010

Bart Swiatek, 24 September 2020, 14:38

A bug has appeared on one of World of Warcraft servers, which rolls level 120 characters back to their state from 2010, taking away thirty-five levels in the process.

Ex-Blizzard Brass Establish New Company and Devteams

Milosz Szubert, 23 September 2020, 19:14

Today, the creation of Dreamhaven, a new video game company led by former Blizzard CEO and co-founder Mike Morhaime, was officially announced. The company has already established its first two studios, Moonshot and Secret Door.

BlizzOnline Will Replace BlizzCon Next Year

Adrian Werner, 22 September 2020, 11:03

Blizzard Entertainment has announced BlizzOnline, a virtual event to replace the BlizzCon.

Shadowlands Will Get Adventure Mode Known From Diablo 3

Bart Swiatek, 15 September 2020, 10:14

Shadowlands expansion for World of Warcraft will introduce a Diablo 3-like adventure mode solution to Blizzard Entertainment's venerable MMORPG. Players who complete the story line of the expansion will be able to level up their characters with free access to locations and content - without having to redo the story line.

Jenafur, WoW's Most Elusive Feline Was Finally Found

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 September 2020, 22:16

For almost a year, World of Warcraft players have been trying to find Jenafur. Eventually, the secret of the void cat was discovered by an Internet user, although - as it turned out - he had to seek help in the game files.

Jenafur, Where Are Thou? WoW Players Spent Last Year Looking for a Secret Cat

Jacob Blazewicz, 03 September 2020, 16:35

The Shadowlands expansion's imminent launch is not the only thing that's bothering World of Warcraft players. For a year now, the users wewe busy with the on-going search for Jenafur - a mysterious cat that has been lurking in Azeroth since patch 8.2.5.

WoW: Shadowlands System Requirements - You Can't Play Without SSD [Updated]

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 September 2020, 19:05

The release of World of Warcraft: Shadowlands will entail a significant increase in the system requirements of Blizzard's MMORPG. The company has announced that not only a better CPU and GPU but also an SSD will be required to play the new expansion for the iconic MMORPG.

WoW Shadowlands Release Date and First Episode of Afterlives Revealed

Paul Wozniak, 27 August 2020, 20:48

At the GamesCom opening ceremony, the devs revealed the release date of the upcoming expansion for World of Warcraft - Shadowlands. The first episode of the Afterlives short animated series was also presented.

Afterlives - Blizzard's Animated Series Set in the World of WoW

Karol Laska, 24 August 2020, 22:44

Afterlives is the title of the first original Blizzard series to take place in the universe of World of Warcraft. It will make its debut this week.

Does Ray Tracing in WoW: Shadowlands Do Anything?

Milosz Szubert, 21 August 2020, 13:18

There are screenshots on the web that compare what World of Warcraft: Shadowlands looks like with recently added shadows generated with and without ray tracing. In addition, there are reports that the new effects are putting quite a strain on the PC.

Blizzard Immortalizes Reckful in World of Warcraft

Bart Swiatek, 07 August 2020, 13:26

Blizzard Entertainment honoured the memory of WoW streamer Byron „Reckful” Bernstein, who passed away in July, by placing a special character in the Shadowlands expansion.

Blizzard Employees Organise Themselves and Demand Pay Rises

Jacob Blazewicz, 06 August 2020, 19:15

Bloomberg reports of further actions of disgruntled Blizzard employees. More than 870 people have jointly developed a list of demands from the company, including longer holidays and wage increases.

Activision Hopes Diablo Immortal Will Repeat Success of CoD: Mobile

Milosz Szubert, 05 August 2020, 20:54

According to Dennis Durkin, CFO of Activision Blizzard, the success of last year's Call of Duty: Mobile is proof that the company's strategy to publish games based on well-known franchises on phones and tablets works. He is optimistic about the future and Diablo Immortal.