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World of Warcraft – Player sentenced to a year of federal jail over DDOS attack

BBC News recently reported about a player of World of Warcraft being sentenced to a year of federal jail for launching a DDOS attack on the game’s server 8 years ago. Calin Mateias, who has since been found guilty, had been…

World of Warcraft – Top raid guild quits game before Legion launch

[Source] Paragon, one of the top raid guilds in World of Warcraft, has announced it has stopped all raiding activities. The reasons can be found in the source link, though there might still be a chance for the gang to be back…

World of Warcraft – China publisher reveals limited edition merchandise

NetEase, publisher of World of Warcraft China, revealed a new limited edition merchandise. Set to go on sale in January, it is a photo frame (1:750 scale) of the iconic Dark Portal found in the game. Made using resin, the photo…

World of Warcraft – Official game-themed female leggings is now a thing

[Website] I came across this news while going through the internet, and this is really an official Blizzard-licensed product. Introducing the World of Warcraft-themed female leggings, currently with five designs. Costing 55.16 USD each, the design names include The Alliance and the…

World of Warcraft – Blizzard to operate Taiwan server from July

Blizzard Entertainment has announced it will be operating the Taiwan server (including Hong Kong and Macau) starting from 1 July, after getting the rights back from former publisher, GameFirst (under Gameflier). It was a mutual decision, with Blizzard looking to…

World of Warcraft – Player completes goal of 100 characters at level 100

[Source] Yes, you read it right. A player in World of Warcraft has completed his personal quest of completing 100 characters at the level cap of 100. Known as “Watola”, he started this “project” near the end of Mists of…

World of Warcraft – Blizzard is sending veteran players a statue

According to various reports online, Blizzard Entertainment, developer of the evergreen online game, World of Warcraft, will be sending veteran players an epic Orc statue to celebrate the game’s 10th anniversary. There are some strict requirements, including one where only players in…

World of Warcraft – Developer in potential legal case over panda design

While Blizzard Entertainment and its Chinese partner, NetEase, won a legal battle over the IP infringement of Hearthstone recently, it seems they are ready for another legal case with Snail Games. You see, Snail Games launched a new mobile game…

World of Warcraft – Playing fee increases for the first time in a decade

For those who did not know, World of Warcraft China is still using a Pay to Play business model, contrary to the popular Free to Play one. Publisher NetEase announced earlier today that the hourly fee will now be 30…

World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor – Releasing this November

[Game website] In a live-stream event, Blizzard just announced the release date for World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor – 13th November 2014 (subject to time zone changes). The developer has kept eager gamers waiting for almost a year now,…

World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor – Still no release date set

[Source] On the preorder page for Warlords of Draenor, the upcoming expansion for World of Warcraft, it is currently written that the game is “expected to release on or before 12/20/2014”. Having been announced last year, Blizzard is still unable…

World of Warcraft – Blizzard confirms option to purchase level 90 character

[Source] Leaked by WOW Insider last week, Blizzard Entertainment confirmed with Eurogamer that the option to purchase a level 90 character at USD $60 is indeed coming along with the undated Warlords of Draenor expansion. 1 free level 90 character…

World of Warcraft – Blizzard reveals official game numbers since 2004

World of Warcraft has always been a top game since 2004. A decade of Warcraft-ing is still going strong, with the latest expansion, Warlords of Draenor, coming this year and the expansion after this already in development. Blizzard released an…

World of Warcraft – New account-stealing malware leaves all vulnerable

[Source] According to the article on GamesIndustry, a new malware has found its way to the computers of World of Warcraft players. Even with usage of the 2-way authenticator (keychain dongle or mobile app), accounts are still vulnerable as the…