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WoW - Blizzard will Reduce Number of Servers

Bart Swiatek, yesterday, 14:26

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that it plans to shut down some World of Warcraft servers. Populations of sparsely populated realms will be combined to reach an appropriate level before the launch of Shadowlands.

Reckful Committed Suicide - WoW Community Pays Tribute

Bart Swiatek, 03 July 2020, 11:58

Byron „Reckful” Bernstein - one of the best known World of Warcraft streamer - committed suicide yesterday. Reckful has been struggling with depression for years. The WoW community paid tribute to the deceased by organizing memorials inside the game.

WoW Classic - Gates of Ahn'Qiraj Will Open in July

Bart Swiatek, 30 June 2020, 13:43

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that on July 28 this year, the well remembered Ahn'Qiraj event will begin on the servers of World of Warcraft Classic.

Warcraft 3: Reforged - Blizzard Fixes the Game; Patch Inbound

Smoczy, 21 May 2020, 19:00

Blizzard informed on it blog about planned updates for Warcraft 3: Reforged. Among the many promises we can also find some details.

Hearthstone - Free Deck, Ashes of Outland Expansion and Demon Hunter Class

Jacob Blazewicz, 17 March 2020, 22:50

Blizzard revealed the attractions of the Year of the Phoenix in Hearthstone. This includes the announcement of the Ashes of Outland expansion with Illidan Stormrage and a new hero class, but also a free deck for new and returning players, as well as changes in ranked mode.

Dear Blizzard, It's Time to Take a Step Back

Kristian Smoszna, 11 February 2020, 10:25

The dry spell of the beginning of 2020 in terms of premieres could have been mitigated by the release of Warcraft III: Reforged. Unfortunately, it didn't click.

Blizzard Automatizes Warcraft 3: Reforged Refunds

Jacob Blazewicz, 07 February 2020, 22:06

Blizzard has enabled players to automatically get a refund for Warcraft III: Reforged. CEO J. Allen Brack commented on the failed attempt to refresh the iconic game, admitting that it has been a difficult week for the company.

Blizzard Apologizes for Warcraft 3 Reforged

Bart Swiatek, 04 February 2020, 13:46

Blizzard Entertainment, the studio responsible for the creation of the recently released Warcraft III: Reforged, has apologized to fans who are not satisfied with the quality of the game. The developers also announced the development plans for the game - including the missing features that will be restored.

Warcraft 3: Reforged - Devs Claim Rights to Mods

Bebop, 30 January 2020, 15:32

Blizzard learned from the mistakes made in Warcraft III. In the new version of the game, subtitled Reforged, the company secures full rights to the content created by fans. Blizzard doesn't want to lose another gem like DOTA.

Rumors from Blizzard: Battle for Azeroth was Shafted due to Deadlines and Pressure From Top

Patrick Manelski, 29 January 2020, 15:46

Problems with the latest patch 8.3 for World of Warcraft reignited the discussion on the condition of Activision Blizzard and alleged problems in the studio. Latest rumors add fuel to the fire, claiming, for example, that crunch was responsible for the disastrous condition of patch 8.3.

WoW Has Received a Major Update With New Races

Jacob Blazewicz, 15 January 2020, 21:52

Blizzard released a Visions of N'zoth update for World of Warcraft. Patch 8.3 introduces two allied races and the possibility of facing the horror of N'Zoth in a new rally, assault, and so-called Horrific Visions.

WoW: Shadowlands With Big Changes to Character Progression

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2019, 22:50

Blizzard has revealed a handful of details about World of Warcraft: Shadowlands. This new expansion will significantly change the system of experience levels, reducing their number back to 60 and enabling us to make progress in the storyline with additional characters. In addition, a new dungeon was discussed, modelled on roguelike games.

Warcraft 3 Reforged Multiplayer Mode Beta Launches

Bart Swiatek, 30 October 2019, 11:10

Beta-tests of Warcraft III: Reforged, an improved edition of the popular 2002 RTS, have begun. First of all, the invitations are given to those who pre-ordered the Spoils of War edition of the remake.

Here's WoW's Orgrimmar on Unreal Engine 4

Bart Swiatek, 28 October 2019, 13:30

Victor Ohman of Quixel has recreated the Orgrimmar Gateway from World of Warcraft on Unreal Engine 4. The result of his work is completely different from the original and quite breathtaking.

Warcraft 3 Reforged vs. The Original; Visual Comparison of Units

Jacob Blazewicz, 21 October 2019, 21:31

A video comparing Warcraft III: Reforged with Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos has appeared on the web. LeystTV has included a graphical comparison of unit models and animations from both versions of Blizzard's strategy game.

Fresh Graphics From Warcraft 3 Reforged; It's Almost Perfect

arRacoon, 14 October 2019, 16:25

New campaign shots, character portraits, loading screens, battlefield backgrounds and menu screenshots from the beta version - all published on Wowhead by Blizzard's employee Anshlun. Warcraft III Reforged will look worthy, but Blizzard has once again made a mistake.

New Races in World of Warcraft - Blizzard Announces Patch 8.3

Jacob Blazewicz, 08 October 2019, 17:22

Blizzard presented Visions of N'zoth, another update for World of Warcraft. Patch 8.3 will introduce new races, improved auction house and many attractions related to the eponymous Old God.

World of Warcraft - Patch 8.2.5 Launches With New Cinematic

Paul Wozniak, 25 September 2019, 15:28

In the latest WoW update, players have the opportunity to learn more about the history of the Horde and the Aliance in new story quests. There is also a new cinematic and several endings of the events presented in patch 8.2.5. Caution: message contains spoilers.

WoW: Classic - Blizzard Enables Free Character Transfers

Barth Faryna, 04 September 2019, 16:30

Blizzard tries different ways to deal with the queues for the most popular World of Warcraft: Classic servers. Another idea is to provide free character transfers.

Glorious Saga is Shameless Copy of Warcraft. Blizzard Goes to Court

Barth Faryna, 29 August 2019, 18:23

Many mobile games copy ideas from the Warcraft universe, but Sina Games has gone too far. Their Glorious Saga is filled with Blizzard characters who have been impudently stolen.

World of Warcraft: Classic - Queues for Queues, Queues Everywhere

Barth Faryna, 28 August 2019, 14:49

The launch of WoW: Classic didn't go well. There was no shortage of willing players, but there was no place for all of them. Even before the start, everyone stood in a gigantic queue for servers, and then it only got worse.

World of Warcraft: Classic Launches to Enormous Queues

Barth Faryna, 27 August 2019, 10:46

The great release of WoW: Classic went exactly as expected. Players were forced to spend several hours in long queues on servers, but the title itself was a huge success, breaking through a magic barrier on Twitch.

World of Warcraft Classic Goes Live Today

Adrian Werner, 26 August 2019, 17:03

In a few hours World of Warcraft Classic will launch. The developers informed that in comparison to the trial version, the number of characters available per on one account will be significantly increased.

Blizzard is Considering Burning Crusade for World of Warcraft: Classic

Barth Faryna, 22 August 2019, 16:55

The recent Q&A session with the creators of World of Warcraft on Reddit has resulted in clearing many doubts about the release of World of Warcraft: Classic and what awaits players in the future.

World of Warcraft Classic - Blizzard Warns of Massive Server Queues

Barth Faryna, 19 August 2019, 18:29

The launch of World of Warcraft: Classic is fast approaching. The game is already enjoying great interest. Therefore, Blizzard warns against the massive queues that are waiting for the most popular servers.

WoW: Classic Player Checks if no Chairs Were Stolen Since 2004

Barth Faryna, 16 August 2019, 12:51

The launch of World of Warcraft: Classic is fast approaching. The developers regularly run load tests on servers to test their capacity. During one of such attempts, a player decided to count the chairs in the WoW world and see if there are as many as in the original title from 2004.

World of Warcraft - Free Leveling to 100 on the Game's Birthday

Christian Pieniazek, 13 August 2019, 22:59

On the occasion of the 15th birthday of World of Warcraft, Blizzard Entertainment prepared a gift for players in the form of free level up to Lvl 100. However, the time window for reclaiming this gift is limited.

WoW: Classic - You Can Reserve Nicknames and Look For Old Friends

Barth Faryna, 07 August 2019, 12:51

WoW: Classic launch is approaching fast. A few days ago, Blizzard launched an entire forum where users will be able to find their friends they played with in 2004. But the there's more.

World of Warcraft Classic Players Confuse Features with Bugs

Frozen, 20 May 2019, 15:55

Many participants in the World of Warcraft Classic Closed Beta seem to be unable to distinguish between bugs and properly functioning elements of the game. For this reason, Blizzard Entertainment has prepared a list of the most frequently reported bugs, which are not really bugs.

WarCraft 1 and 2 on GOG.com

Bart Swiatek, 28 March 2019, 16:54

GOG.COM offers the first two installments of the cult strategy game WarCraft from Blizzard Entertainment. The games are sold without any major changes to the original editions.

Original Diablo Back in Sale, Warcraft 1 and 2 Will Follow

Bart Swiatek, 07 March 2019, 15:16

The first installment of the iconic Diablo franchise is back in sale, years after its original release. The game is available on GOG.com. Other Blizzard titles are to follow suit.

The famous WoW plague comes to Hearthstone

Milosz Szubert, 23 November 2018, 14:50

Blizzard has unveiled one of the new cards from the upcoming Rastakhan's Rumble expansion. It refers to the infamous Corrupted Blood plague that hit World of Warcraft in September 2005.